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Whether you want to splash around, swim or have a picnic while the sun goes down – the bathing spots on the Havel and lakes are a place great to cool off and relax in hot weather. Spandau even has real beaches, so why not get some sand between your toes?

Breitehorn beach in Kladow

Kolonie Breitehorn, 14089 Berlin

  • Official bathing area; supervised
  • Excellent water quality
  • Located directly at the Breitehorn camping site
  • Bathing area sheltered from boats
  • No dogs allowed

Breitehorn - water quality

Getting there

Bus: 134, X34 - bus stop Breitehornweg; 34 – bus stop Waldschluchtpfad
By bike, by car

Bürgerablage EU-quality bathing area in Hakenfelde

Niederneuendorfer Allee 84, 13587 Berlin

  • Official bathing area; supervised
  • Excellent water quality
  • 600-metre-wide sandy beach
  • No dogs allowed

Bürgerablage - water quality

Gravel pond at the Spektepark in Falkenhagener Feld

Falkenseer Chaussee, 13591 Berlin

  • Bathing area located on the south-east side, north of the climbing rock
  • Seven hectares, 12 metres deep
  • 300 meters at longest point
  • Small kiosk

Getting there

Bus:
137, 337, M37 – bus stop Mühlheimer Straße, Am Kiesteich
131 – bus stop Spektebrücke
237 – bus stop Dyrotzer Straße

Groß Glienicker See north (Pferdekoppel)

Uferpromenade 9, 14089 Berlin

  • Official bathing area; not supervised
  • Excellent water quality
  • Sandy bank surrounded by meadows
  • No café or bar

Getting there

Bus: 135 – bus stop Kurpromenade
By bike, by car

Groß Glienicker See south (Moorloch)

Im Dohl, 14089 Berlin

  • Official bathing area; supervised
  • Excellent water qualityery clear water
  • Sandy beach surrounded by meadows
  • No dogs allowed

Moorloch - water quality

Getting there

Bus: 135 – bus stop Waldallee; 234 – bus stop Krampnitzer Weg/Selbitzer Str.
By bike, by car

Large bathing meadow in Gatow

Seepromenade 1, 14089 Berlin

  • Life-saving station open at weekends
  • On the river opposite the Grunewald Tower
  • Many meadows, few trees
  • Steps from concrete wall down into water
  • Not suitable for children, no beach access or sand to play in

Getting there

Bus: 134, X34, 334 – bus stop Helleberge
By bike, by car (no extra parking place)

Small bathing meadow in Gatow

Am Wiesenhaus 4, 14089 Berlin

  • Official bathing area; supervised
  • Excellent water quality
  • 2,400-metre-wide bathing area
  • Wide meadows, not much sandy beach
  • Surrounded by many trees, shady
  • Restaurant open from breakfast to evenings, reasonable prices

Kleine Badewiese - water quality

Getting there

Bus: 134, X34 – bus stop Alt Gatow
By bike, by car