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Pihlajasaari Recreational Park

Helsinki, Finland
+358 9 630065
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Island in the sun!

I usually visit Pihlajasaari a couple of times every summer, and whilst the mainland Helsinki might... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
London, United Kingdom
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will be difficult to talk about it, but I feel it's an important thing, friends, this is a... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Camilla L
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Helsinki, Finland
+358 9 630065
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

I usually visit Pihlajasaari a couple of times every summer, and whilst the mainland Helsinki might be somewhat overcast, the sun often seems to be shining on Pihlajasaari. The actual beach can get busy but the farther, slightly more remote corners and the rocky shores...More

Thank indieinka
Reviewed 23 August 2016

will be difficult to talk about it, but I feel it's an important thing, friends, this is a complaint, please help me. for me it's hard to talk about it, but I feel I need to be quick, in case something might happen. I went...More

8  Thank Camilla L
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I went here every day during my stay and enjoyed the beautiful fresh air and the stunning scenes across the water. It's a great place to go at any time but I enjoyed it for evening strolls.

Thank B0s_4
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Nice little island is easy to reach from Helsinki. Nice beach and short boat trip from Ruoholahti or Merisatama.

Thank Jani40
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Very nice natural island, for anyone looking for a quick relaxation while in Helsinki. The island(s) are accessable by boat that leaves from beside Cafe Carusel every hour. Round-trip ticket costs 7.50€

Thank Hazem H
Reviewed 28 June 2016

By the harbour. The park was starting to flower and one can imagine that in July-August it would be a delightful place to walk, sit on a bench, take photos and just relax.

Thank vkuthiala
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Here you can have some light lunch, coffee, ice cream etc. between sun bathing and swimming. We had a salad which was quite ok. Lot of seats outside on the terrace.

Thank Outi-on-a-Holiday
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Helsinki on a sunny (yes might actually happen, at least once every year) summer day is empty of locals. Those working will if the day "summer" arrives on a weekend go to the beach. The beach being the island of Pihjalasaari. The island is not...More

Thank GHWrede
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Great place to spend a warm summer day, the main beached can be very crowded though, so if you're not willing to walk a bit and explore the areas you'll be stuck in a sea of towels. The water never gets really warm here, but...More

Thank f64CM
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Favourite place to swim in the sea in Helsinki. About a 10 min boat ride away. Once you land, head to the cliffs on the other side. Wonderful views!

Thank Tom T
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