Refreshment by the Water

Refreshment by the Water

10 tips for Extraordinary Natural Bathing in the Czech Republic

Refreshment by the Water
It is high summer, and the hot days are best spent somewhere by the water. We are bringing a few tips for unrivalled places with pleasantly cool crystal-clear water to refresh yourselves on your journey through the Czech Republic.

Orlík Water Reservoir: Great Bathing, A Steamboat Cruise and a View of the Alps

The largest water reservoirs on River Vltava offers great conditions for bathing to be enjoyed on the sandy beaches of one of the local campsites. And if you get tired of lazing around the water, you can visit the local chateau or take a steamboat cruise through the beautiful river valley.

Our tip
Visit Onen Svět, a hill with a poetic wooden lookout tower, only 11 metres high, from which you can see the Alps.

Bolevecké Ponds: Ostende the Czech Way

The bonds are near the city of beer – ancient Plzeň. You will find beautiful countryside and crystal-clear water there. The beach called Ostende is very popular. Make your stay more interesting with paddleboarding or a bike tour of the surroundings

Mohelnice Sand Quarry: The Dredger Refreshment

Near Olomouc, a city inscribed by the UNESCO, amidst the peace and quiet of a protected landscape area, you will find a lake with crystal-clear water. Its name: Mohelnický bagr – the Mohelnice dredger indicates the origin of the lake. There is a small campsite by one of the lakes: your starting point for cycling or hiking trips through intact nature.

Harasov Outdoor Pool: Splendour That Will Take Your Breath Away

Near Prague, in the Kokořín Region, you will come across a splendour that will take your breath away. A romantic valley lined with sandstone rocks with a 14th-century castle rising proudly above. Relax at one of the two sandy beaches.

Lhotka Biotope: Relaxation in the Middle of Prague

Anyone looking for a quiet place and some refreshment when exploring the beauties of Prague will find this natural outdoor pool handy. It is only a few dozens of minutes away from the centre.

Rampa Quarry: Far from People

If you are looking for some peace and romance away from the crowds, add this place to your itinerary. It can be found in the mountainous countryside of Jeseníky. No stalls, no attractions, no toilets, just a few enthusiasts who do not mind driving a bit further for some nice bathing.

Šífr Quarry: A Natural Slate Pool

Situated near Opava, a historical town and one of the important centres in the Silesian region. The crystal-clear water offers visibility of up to 20 m; the quarry is a popular spot for divers.

Do not overlook: the slate region
A unique place where they will take you through a slate mine and tell you how records or snooker tables were made from slate!

Velké Dářko: An Oasis of Peace

You will find it in Vysočina amidst the forested countryside of Žďárské vrchy. It is a true oasis of peace, not only for those who love swimming, but also windsurfing and other water sports. The pond banks are sandy, and the surrounding countryside is perfect for cycling or hiking trips.

Ostrožská Nová Ves: Gravel Sand Lakes

The popular outdoor pool is situated in the heart of Moravian Slovakia east of Brno. It offers crystal-clear water and grassy, rocky or sandy beaches. There are plenty of services around.

Our tip: go on a cruise through the Baťa Canal

Lake Máchovo: A Czech Legend

The popular destination for many Czechs north of Prague is actually a pond. The four beaches are perfect for great bathing with many attractions. You can rent boats, paddleboats, or even surfboards and small sailboats. Cruise steamboats tread the waters of Lake Máchovo from May to September.