Odessa is called the Black Sea Pearl. This is the most popular tourist city in Ukraine with long history and traditions. Annually, thousands of tourists from Ukraine and other foreign countries come to Odessa to enjoy its hospitality and various attractions. Actually, the city has a lot to offer to its visitors, including monuments of architecture, gorgeous nightclubs, various sea-related activities and amazing beaches. After all, the majority of guests of Odessa come to bath in the sea or the sun. For more information on where can you spend your time on this charming city, have a look at the list of top beaches in Odessa.
If you ask locals, what is the largest and most expensive beach in Odessa, they will not even hesitate to name Arkadia. It is more than a simple beach. The entrance to Arkadia is decorated with two pillars on which an ‘Arkadia’ sign is placed. Then you have to walk along the boulevard leading to the beach itself. There are numerous cafes, food vendors and restaurants on this boulevard, as well as various entertainment places. Having reached the end of the venue, you will find yourself on the main beach. The beach itself is made up of miles and miles filled with sand, bars and other interesting areas not to get bored while sunbathing or just walking around and enjoy your day.
Otrada stands out from other beaches of Odessa for one peculiarity – while all the other Odessa beaches are located downhill, you can get to this beach by a cable car. The Otrada area is made up of small beaches, as well as providing its visitors with superior custom services, numerous bars, kid zones, outdoor showers and many other facilities. By the way, Otrada Beach also offers jet skiing and wind surfing options for its customers. So, it is notnecessary to just lay on the sand all day long. Those looking for other entertaining activities should definitely look up for this place.
Lanzheron is the central beach, therefore, it has the largest popularity among tourists. Another advantage of Lanzheron Beach is its location near the Shevchenko Park offering a perfect combination of park greenery with the Black Sea fresh wind. As other beaches, Lanzheron is made up of other smaller beaches for everyone’s taste. If you want to experience a bit of adrenaline, you may ride on one of the waterslides located on the beach. In addition, the beach offers speed boat rides, jetskiing and other activities on the sea.
By walking southwards from Lanzheron beach, you will reach the Delphin Beach, which is famous for having the best sand in Odessa. This mostly have the lowest popularity if compared to other Odessa beaches. Nevertheless, the beach offers good services and is considered to be the best place for a romantic date within the city. Delphin is very clean and is deservedly called one of the best in Odessa. It is amazing both in the Summer and in Autumn, when people come here to relax and enjoy the sea.
Odessa may not be called the City of Beaches, but it definitely has the best beaches to entertain yourself and spend rather a good time.