Swimming at Vasikaholm Beach

Swimming at Vasikaholm Beach

Lahe tänav 38, Haapsalu linn, Haapsalu

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Vasikaholm Beach is Haapsalu’s second official bathing beach after Paralepa. There are changing cabins on the beach, as well as a toilet with clean water. In the summer, there is also an ice cream cafe. Water quality and cleanliness is inspected twice a month. The official bathing season lasts from 1 June to 31 August.

Good to know: Pay attention to the colour of the flags on the beach:
* green means swimming is safe and the water is warmer than 18 ºC;
* yellow means the conditions are dangerous for children and the elderly;
* red means conditions are dangerous to all, water temperature below 16 ºC.

Times and prices

24 hours

Features and amenities
  • Wheelchair access

Getting there

In order to get to Vasikaholm beach, turn onto Kalda Street at the roundabout by Haapsalu railway station. From there, take Lahe Street past Väike Viik and you will soon see the beach on your left.

  • Sealed access road
  • By excursion bus
  • By public transport
  • By car
Stops nearby
Bus: Viigi
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Small, lovely beach

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