The best beach clubs in Cologne – from Monkey Island to Blackfoot Beach

Want to spend a day by the water with a cool cocktail on a comfortable bed? Then in Cologne you can choose between several beach clubs on the Rhine or one of the beautiful lakes for swimming. We will introduce you to the best beach clubs in Cologne and its surroundings.

Cologne Beach Club: km 689 in Deutsz

Just turn it off and enjoy the sun, and order some tasty snacks and drinks: it works great at the km 689 beach club in Deutsz. On white beach furniture and sun loungers you can enjoy views of the Rhine and the cathedral and stroll along the 1,100-ton white sand beach.

Large canopies, pagodas and chill-out beds (20 euros / day) make the holiday perfect even without the sea. It is also worth visiting in the evening, because then you can watch the sunset over the horizon of Cologne. There are Spanish tapas, salads and finger dishes.

  • Address: Rheinparkweg 1, 50679 Cologne
  • Opening hours: Tue-Fri from 14:00, Sat + Sun from 13:00
  • Entrance: minimum consumption 5 euros
  • Swimming: not allowed
  • Dogs: not allowed

Cologne Beach Club: Blackfoot Beach on the Fülinger See

Cologne Caribbean awaits you on Blackfoot Beach on Lake Fulinger. White beach pavilions, large palm trees and a light sandy beach create the feeling of a perfect holiday. You can order ice cream or cool cocktails and enjoy the summer. If the hiss in the sun is too boring for you, you can rent kayaks and paddles (SUP) in the appropriate boat rental, train in archery or train on the track with high ropes. Nobody is bored on Blackfoot beach!

And: Blackfoot Beach is the only area on Lake Fulinger where swimming is allowed. The area is also monitored by rescuers during working hours – Baywatch alarm in Cologne-Chorweiler! If you swim outside Blackfoot Beach, you will be fined up to € 1,000 if there is a public order service on the road.

On Blackfoot Beach you will also find a restaurant where you can order wraps, salads, french fries, bratwurst and currywurst. It is forbidden to bring drinks, except for 1 liter of water per person. It is also forbidden to take food with you, except for fruit and baby food.

  • Address: Stallagsbergweg 1, 50769 Cologne
  • Opening hours: from May 1 to September 30 from 10:00 to 20:00
  • Admission: 6 euros
  • Swimming: yes
  • Dogs: only on a leash in the restaurant area

Cologne Beach Club: Monkey Island on Lake Escher

The former Sandown Beach is now called Monkey Island and is located on Lake Escher in Cologne-Esch. Visitors will find a large sandy beach with tall palm trees, as well as the opportunity to swim and swim (also rent). Electronic lounge music makes a day at the lake perfect – your own music is forbidden.

Large sun loungers and 5,000 tons of white sandy beach await you. You will enjoy salads, pasta and pizza. Liquid food in the form of soft drinks, cocktails, beer and wine, of course, can also be ordered at the bar. It is forbidden to bring food and drinks (except water).

Attention: Monkey Island opens only at 24 degrees and sunlight. Otherwise, the beach club will remain closed!

  • Address: Am Baggerfeld 4, 50735 Cologne
  • Opening hours: Mon-Fri 12: 00-21: 00, Sat + Sun 11: 00-21: 00
  • Entrance: 7.50 euros (plus parking fee 5 euros)
  • Swimming: yes
  • Dogs: not allowed

OMS beach in Otto Maigler See in Hurt

Here you are guaranteed to get a festive mood: on 3000 square meters you can relax on comfortable loungers, deck chairs, sofas, armchairs and deck chairs among exotic plants and soak up the sun. Guests of the ice at Otto-Maigler-See can enjoy free use of the beach club and decadent getaway, for example in one of the rooftop tents. Want to finish everything with a drink? Then head to the bar, where you can order refreshing daiquiri, mojitos and more. The menu includes salads, grilled food and other Mediterranean dishes such as shrimp and others.

And: To the attention of partygoers! On weekends, DJs play on OMS Beach and turn the beach into an open-air club. Sports fans are also guaranteed to get their money on OMS Beach. Here you can play volleyball, beach soccer and table tennis.

  • Address: Otto Maigler See, 50354 Hürth
  • Opening hours: Mon-Thu 11: 00-21: 00, Fri-Sun 9: 00-21: 00
  • Entrance: 6 euros (beach)
  • Swimming: yes
  • Dogs: not allowed

Beach Club Cologne: Playa am RheinEnergieStadion

Beach club without water: this is “Playa in Cologne”. Here you can neither swim nor enjoy the view of the Rhine, but you can enjoy the sand under your feet even in bad weather – 250 square meters of beach club (partly under the roof) in Junkersdorf right on the stadium. And: The club offers a huge playground for beach volleyball – just what you need in the summer.

In the beer garden, in addition to a variety of drinks, you can order burgers, salads, curries and much more, Playa is open all year round, and in winter turns into a cozy resort Hütt’n Gaudi with spitz, mulled wine and curling.

  • Address: Junkersdorfer Strasse 1, 50933 Cologne
  • Opening hours: Mon-Fri 17: 00-23: 00, Sat + Sun 12: 00-21: 00
  • Admission: free (beach volleyball court: 25 euros per hour)
  • Swimming: no
  • Dogs: Yes

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