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The Beach – Open Air Pool Bönigen

In partnership with the civic community and the community of Bönigen

Welcome to “The Beach” – the open-air pool in Bönigen

A “place to be” on the beautiful Lake Brienz. Cool off in the turquoise water, enjoy a sunny day in one of our pools, relax on the lawn or paddle far out on the lake with our pedal boats, kayaks or SUP boards. On our rooftop lounge with magnificent views of the mountains, you can enjoy refreshing drinks and delicious food from our Beach Café.

Our motivated team of employees, who all share the same passion, and our high-quality paddling equipment promise many wonderful summer days @ the Beach.

Heated Pools

open from May 25th – September 08th

Beach Café

Open in good weather for coffee, drinks & ice cream. Warm kitchen will start on May 18.

Kayak & SUP

Open Easter – Mid October

Directions to Bönigen

Map of bus route and walking route from Tnterlaken Ost to Hightide Kayak School

On foot

> Walk from the railway station “Interlaken Ost” to the ships
> Turn right, follow the lakeside path (approx. 35 minutes)
> Walk past the campsite to the Strandbad Bönigen

By car

> car park directly in front of the Strandbad
> Coordinates >> 46°41’24.8″N 7°53’42.7″E

Public Transport

> Train to Interlaken Ost SBB
> Bus 103 Interlaken Ost to Bönigen See
> direction Iseltwald
> always :05 & :35 minutes after the hour
> Journey time approx. 5-10 min.
> timetable
> walk for approx. 3 minutes along the lake

Frequently asked questions

Can I visit the pool as a non-swimmer?

The entire lake area incl. Aqua Park is reserved exclusively for experienced swimmers. Swimming aids are not allowed in the lake as in the large pool. Swimming aids are allowed in the baby pool (on the lawn area) and in the children’s pool (next to the large pool).

Are there parking spaces nearby?

Yes, there is public parking directly in front of the base and also on Parkstrasse in Bönigen with a few minutes’ walk to the base. Both public parking areas are payable.

Meet the Strandbad Team

Andrea Neu

Lead Admin & Sales

Mika Löfquist

Gastro & Front Desk

Olivia Storey

Managing Director Gastro & PaddleAbility

Our Lifeguards

Ben Patrick

Guide & Bademeister

Karel Meulders

Head Guide, Coach & Bademeister

Sean Good

Base Manager, Guide & Bademeister

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