In summertime, lots of people prefer calm relaxation on a beach in a chaise lounge with a cocktail. But there are also many lovers of active water amusements, who like beach sport games and enjoy riding on waterslides. Destinations rounds up some places with the best water activities in Kyiv.
Veneciya (Venice) beach is one of the most popular beaches in Kyiv. It is pretty clean, easy to reach and has a widely developed infrastructure. Veneciya beach has a large area for sunbathing as well as shaded area under the trees. Entrance to Veneciya beach is free, visitors pay only for the rent of chaise lounges and umbrellas. Veneciya territory includes football and basketball playgrounds and lots of water attractions as well. Outdoor gym is located right near the beach, so sports lovers can train there and then go and dive into fresh Dnipro water right away. Football playgrounds of Veneciya are traditionally used for beach football championships. Beach patrol make Veneciya an absolutely safe place.
Where: Hydropark subway station, Dolobetskiy island, on the right from Venecianckiy bridge
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Trukhaniv entertainment complex
Though Trukhaniv complex is located not so far from city center, it is a calm and relaxing place for a beach day. Private clean beach of Trukhaniv complex has all required infrastructure. The complex also provides two open-air swimming pools: a big 25-meter pool and a small one with 8-meter waterslide. The water in both pools is continuously cleaned and filtrated. The guests are offered chaise lounges, umbrellas and hammocks. Café, restaurant and sauna are also available. Trukhaniv complex also provides a wide range of sports activities. The visitors can play table tennis, beach volleyball, badminton, darts and diverse tabletop games. Tennis fans can enjoy two big tennis courts here.
Where: 12, Parkova road, Trukhaniv island
Mayachok beach club
Mayachok beach club is located on Zhukov island, which can be reached from the city center in 20 minutes by car. There is no swimming pool over here, but the visitors can enjoy a beautiful well-kept beach with gorgeous cream-colored tents on the Dnipro bank. The complex also offers for rent two-storey houses with sauna. The beach is equipped with sun loungers, umbrellas, hammocks, alcoves and showers. Hungry visitors are welcome to restaurant and bar. Food and drinks can be served right at the beach. There is a special playground for kids with carousel, trampoline and slides. Water sport amusements for grown ups include wave runners, banana boats and water ski.
Where: 58a, Lutneva street, Zhukov island
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Dream Island aquapark
If the weather is pretty cold, but you still want to enjoy water activities, you should definitely visit Dream Island aquapark in Kyiv. It is one of the biggest roofed aquaparks in Europe, which embraces 24 000 sq. m. Dream Island impresses not only with its large area, but also with its thematic design which keeps to the concept of Jurassic period. Here visitors can discover a pre-historical world with wild animals, weird plants and blue lagoon. The aquapark arsenal includes 14 waterslides, 2 ripple tanks, 3 stream pools, a lagoon with an aquabar, Jacuzzi and also a large kids` zone. The Bathing World complex is one more specialty of Dream Island. It offers 9 diverse types of baths, spa zones and relax treatments. The overall capacity of Dream Island is 3500 people.
Where: 21b, Obolonskiy avenue, Dream Town complex
Make your summer unforgettable with the best water activities in Kyiv.
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