Finally the cold months of the year are gone and spring is awaiting us with longer and warmer days. At the same time most of us experience their first summer feelings and we can’t wait to spend the first long nights under a starry sky with cocktails, summer music and a deck chair on the beach. And therefore you don’t even have to travel to the sea. Vienna with its beach and summer bars offers you exactly what you are looking for. For everyone who hasn’t taken notice of them yet we want to give some information on the hottest summer bars of the city. Whether you are searching for a modern Austrian bar or you are searching for some Mediterranean feeling your search will definitely end at the Danube Canal ;)
The most famous beach bar in Vienna lies directly at the end of the Danube Canal. Directly situated at the Danube the Strandbar Hermann offers you everything you expect of a classic beach bar. Whether you like to enjoy in a deck chair with some friends or you relax in one of the hammocks this beach bar is the right choice. Thanks to a vide variety of cocktails and a daily changing menu it is easily possible to try something new even if you are not a newbie. The in-house beach with its great views over historical and new buildings completes the chilled atmosphere.
Just a stone’s throw away from the Strandbar Hermann you can find the Badeschiff. If you stroll along the Danube Canal you won’t miss the Badeschiff. Just beside the Schwedenplatz the Badeschiff lies calm on the Danube. The Badeschiff offers you countless possibilities – so you can relax, enjoy or even sleep on board. The pool at the end of the boat is definitely the highlight of the bar. After some relaxation on the deck you can easily enjoy some swimming or you can relax in the pool while overlooking Vienna. The in-house “Craft Kammer” offers its guests more than 25 crafts from Austria, Belgium, England, the USA and many other countries. As an Urban tavern the Badeschiff regales its guests with delicious dishes from the oven. You can for example enjoy roasted pork or different strudels. If you are even too tired to leave you can also sleep at the Badeshiff at the end of the day. On the sun deck of the boat you can relax within the Urban Garden and there you can also find Urban Camping.
Sand in the City
You can find Vienna’s biggest sandbox directly behind the Ringstraße within the 3rd district. More based on the concept of a food court you can find countless seats in the centre surrounded by many bars and different providers at the beach club. You may have seen this concept before in Asia. With this concept on thing is certain – you will definitely find something you like. The choices range from a beer bar, Shisha and Mexican Bars, to the Freiwild @ the beach. Themed as “Streetfood of the world with the cool sprit of Austria” the star rated gourmet restaurant offers its guest a private pop up tent with a private outdoor area and comfortable interior. Beside the culinary offer the Sand in the City also offers you the possibility to use one of the two available beach volleyball sites. You just have to reserve a site online at www.beachvolleywien.at and then you can enjoy the sites from 5.00 to 11.00 pm including floodlight.
Tel Aviv Beach
If you think of beach, party and great atmosphere you also have to think of Tel Aviv. The Israeli city at the Mediterranean Sea is by now known as a party destination well beyond the Orient. At the Tel Aviv Beach they try to convey this feeling of easiness, summer and Israeli hospitality to the Viennese Danube Canal. Owned by the celebrity chef Haya Mocho the Tel Aviv Beach belongs, as some other restaurants in Vienna, Zurich and Berlin, to Neni. Therefore you can look forward to delicious Isreali and Oriental cuisine, tasty Cocktails and great music at the Tel Aviv Beach. With a bit of luck Haya Molcho maybe cooks herself behind the grill and prepares some authentic Oriental dish for you.