Pihlajasaari Recreational Park, Helsinki

#1 of 6 in Nature in Helsinki
Island · Hidden Gem · Park
At Pihlajasaari Recreational Park you can swim at sandy beaches or jog and hike through wooded areas. This island was once a villa resort with small cottages scattered throughout its forests and seafronts. Today the 26 hectare (64 acre) site attracts sun worshipers and active vacationers from all over the country. Visit the beach by boat and spend a day surrounded by diverse wildlife and colorful cottages, or swim in the clear sea. You can also camp at a designated area. If you're hungry, visit the restaurant inside a 19th-century wooden villa for some smoked Finnish salmon. To visit Pihlajasaari Recreational Park on your trip to Helsinki, use our Helsinki online holiday planner.
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  • There is a specific nude beach area in the south tip of the second eastern island. Both descreet and more open spots for sun bathing.  more »
  • I visited after work on Monday and it was nice and quite peaceful even though it was July. Loved the swim in the sea as there are pretty new swimming stairs in the below of the rocks. Also clean...  more »

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