It is a misbelief that Budapest residents have to travel long hours in order to sunbathe on sandy beaches and dig into cool water. We’ll prove it: here are the best beaches and pools near Budapest.
Where? Rozgonyi Piroska utca 2, Budapest 1031
How much? Adult Ticket on weekends 2700 Ft, Child/Student/Pensioner Ticket on weekends 1900 Ft
Why do we recommend it? The water at the lido, opened in 1964, was already used in the Roman times. There are currently three pools waiting for visitors, with giant slides and a playground built in 2013.
Where? Budakeszi út 73, Budapest 1021
How much? Adult Day Ticket 2900 Ft, Child Day Ticket 1200 Ft, Student/Pensioner Day Ticket 2200 Ft
Why do we recommend it? The Külkerpark is awaiting visitors in the green hills of Buda, with two pools, four tennis courts, a runway, a beach volleyball court, climbing walls and children’s camps.
Where? Tó u. 1, Budakalász 2011
How much? Adult Beach Day Ticket 800 Ft, Child Beach Day Ticket 560 Ft, Adult Premium Day Ticket 3000 Ft, Child Premium Day Ticket 2000 Ft
Why do we recommend it? White sandy beaches, clean water, cocktails, canopy beds. The Beach of Budapest called Lake Lupa is for everyone to see.
Where? Munkás utca 18, Gyömrő 2230
How much? Adult Ticket 1000 Ft, Child/Pensioner Ticket 600 Ft
Why do we recommend it? The pride of Gyömrő has developed a lot during the last eight years, including live webcams that let you find out how crowded the bath is and how water and air temperature are.
Where? Rukkel-tó 1, Dunavarsány 2336
How much? Adult Ticket 1800 Ft, Student/Pensioner Ticket 1500 Ft, Child Ticket 1000 Ft
Why do we recommend it? A full day program is offered at Lake Rukkel Waterpark for both small and large. There are six types of slides, a wakeboard court, a camping site, a playground and a jumping tower.
Where? Göd, 40-45 minutes from the capital
How much? Free
Why do we recommend it? The water quality of the free bath near Budapest is excellent. Families with children might enjoy the playground, while sport enthusiasts might enjoy the canoeing opportunity.