The Best City Beaches Worldwide

If you fancy a city trip, but don't want to miss out on sunbathing on the beach, you don't have to look any further! / The Best City Beaches Worldwide

Here we show you 10 international places where you can ideally combine beach and city holidays thanks to Stadtstrand! / The Best City Beaches Worldwide

You just can’t decide whether this year should be an art and culture trip or rather a trip to the sea? Why decide at all? In our article, we introduce you to 10 cities around the world where you can have both relaxing hours on the beach and exciting trips into the world of history, art and culture!

1. Los Angeles, United States

Thanks to Pamela Anderson, David Hasselhoff and the rest of the Baywatch crew, almost everyone is familiar with LA’s beaches: 20+ large and small beaches are here, from Manhattan Beach, with its great views of Santa Monica Bay and good options for surfers, joggers and roller bladers, to Redondo Beach, where you can not only swim extensively, but also eat delicious food. Los Angeles, on the other hand, is of course also well taken care of for the city trip part, as the city is one of the largest art and culture centers in the entire USA.

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Whether you’re heading to the Hollywood Hills to get up close with the stars and celebrities of the film industry, or touring the city’s myriad of museums, galleries and theaters, there’s a hundred times more to do and see in the City of Angels than you will put there in a single vacation!

2. Tel Aviv, Israel

Tel Aviv is located on Israel’s Mediterranean coast and is one of the best places in the world to combine a city trip with a beach holiday for a number of reasons: First, the city offers a wide range of museums covering everything from art to archeology to culture on technology and more – even excavations from the 12th century BC can be admired here. On the other hand, the exciting city also offers magnificent beaches and in recent years has secured a reputation as one of the best party cities in the world – and not only in the mainstream area: Tel Aviv is also known for its lively gay scene, the while events such as the Gay Pride Parade, which takes place every year in the first week of June, weekly scene parties and on separate beach areas are extensively celebrated. Absolutely everyone will find something for themselves here!

3. Vancouver, Canada

With a full 11 miles of accessible and public beaches, much of Vancouver’s day-to-day life revolves around the water. Trendy Kitsilano Beach (or “Kits,” as it’s commonly known to locals) overlooks Stanley Park’s open bay and North Shore Mountains. There is also a huge saltwater pool (which is heated), tennis courts and lots of children’s playgrounds. On the other hand, if you want to venture directly onto the waves, you can look out for whales during special boat tours. When it comes to culture, in Vancouver you can explore the city’s exciting art scene or learn and discover new things in the city’s many museums.

4. Hong Kong

Ancient Asian temples, medieval-looking European buildings or ultra-modern skyscrapers? Hong Kong has them all! In the autonomous urban area of ​​Hong Kong in the middle of China, you feel as if you were being torn between high-tech, bygone times and all sorts of cultural influences – it couldn’t be more varied! Some of the must-see attractions here include the giant Tian Tan Buddha statue on Lantau Island, the city’s beautiful Western-style Clock Tower, the Monastery of the 10,000 Buddhas, and the state-of-the-art Sky100 Observatory. For seaside relaxation, on the other hand, you should take a trip to Shek O Peninsula, a popular holiday destination, to Repulse Bay or to Hung Shing Yeh Beach on Lamma Island.

5. New York, United States

Although New York City is one of the most densely populated cities in the world, several nearby beaches provide a welcome change from the urban jungle: Coney Island in Brooklyn, for example, is one of the most popular oases of tranquility in the metropolis and is also known for its entertainment options. Brighton Beach and Manhattan Beach are also at the top of the list of the most popular destinations for sun-seekers in New York. And it goes without saying that New York is also the cultural hotspot of the American East Coast: from the numerous theaters on and around Broadway to a number of museums and the city’s famous galleries, there is everything here makes art and culture-loving hearts beat faster – and finally you can of course let your strolling and shopping mood run wild here at every corner!

6. Singapore

If you want to travel to the past and future at the same time, Singapore is the place for you! Between old Buddhist temples such as the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum or the Sri Mariamman Temple, you will also find futuristic places such as the Gardens by the Bay, a nature park where you can see, among other things, huge, like something out of a science fiction film you can marvel at the super trees, or the 103 meter high Tiger Sky Tower, whose viewing platform offers you a unique view over the city and the surrounding area. Even when it comes to beach fun, you don’t just have to be satisfied with the beach and sea in Singapore: In the East Coast Strand Park, which stretches from Marina East to Bedok, you can not only enjoy fabulous sandy beaches and blue water, but also enjoy them try all kinds of water sports, go fishing, eat out, ride a bike or inline skate the full 15 kilometers that criss-cross the park.


Bondi Beach is without a doubt one of the most famous beaches in Sydney or even Australia. Not only surfers, but also roller bladers, skaters and cyclists come together here on their days off to recover from the stresses of everyday life and spend a few hours soaking up the sun and exercising. The beach is easily accessible by public bus from Sydney city center and is lined with numerous cafes, bars and restaurants. In Sydney’s inner city, on the other hand, city travelers can expect a well-rounded program of interesting exhibitions and museums, exciting plays, operas and musicals, as well as art galleries that offer everything from historical works to ultra-modern pieces. On top of that, there are also numerous restaurants in the Australian city that invite visitors to go on culinary adventures. What else could you wish for?

8. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro is known worldwide for its exuberant carnival, but the city also knows how to inspire away from the celebrations every February! On their at least equally famous beaches, the Copacabana and the Ipanema, which invite you with white sand, blue waves and the perfect conditions for long hours sunbathing, building sand castles or spending time in various water sports, you can recover from the stressful everyday life. Culturally, you can immerse yourself in the vivacious southern way of life in Rio, for example with a visit to the Santa Teresa district, which is known for its art galleries and alternative scene. If you are also drawn to nature, you can also plan a trip to Rio’s local mountain, the Sugar Loaf, or to the Tijuca National Park with its exotic rainforests. The smaller Red Beach, which is considered an insider tip among all beach lovers, is also located near the Sugar Loaf.

9. Dubai, United Arab Emirates

As is well known, in the city of superlatives Dubai there is nothing that does not exist – in this respect, of course, a beach holiday can also be ideally combined with an exciting city trip: from endless beaches and thematically tailored to really every taste, to the most curious hotels and restaurants in the world to fascinating desert landscapes, everything is offered here that a vacationer in the distance could wish for. If you want to sniff out a little more culture and get to know the history of the region, you can visit one of the numerous museums in Dubai, for example the Dubai Museum in the Al Fahidi Fortress, which is dedicated to the history and cultural heritage of the region. But many other sites, such as the Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House, the cultural village of Hatta or the Majlis Ghorfat Umm Al Sheif Monument, can be visited in and around Dubai and give an insight into the traditional way of life of the residents of Dubai.

10. Miami, United States

If you think of perpetual sunshine, summer and warm weather, sooner or later the US sunny state of Florida with its capital Miami will come to mind: Palm-studded beaches, the dreamlike Keys and the fascinating Everglades in the immediate vicinity, the city knows visitors to inspire in any case. Whether you want to just lounge in the sun and relax or hop on a surfboard, jet ski or boat for a spin through the swamps, the weather is pretty much always kind, be it spring, summer, fall or Winter. However, Miami not only offers fantastic coasts and sunny summer weather almost 365 days a year, but also plenty of art and culture: from the Cuban spirit in Little Havana to exhibitions in the Wolfsonian-FSU to plays in the Main Street Playhouse or in the Miami Theater Center – the possibilities are almost endless!

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