11 lakes with transparent water in Kiev and nearby where it is pleasant to swim
In Kiev, the beach season started. For all lovers to lie on the sand under the scorching rays of the sun, an overview of the cleanest and most aesthetically pleasing lakes in Kiev and the surrounding area.
It's no secret that most Kievites disdain to swim in the Dnieper - after all, the brown color of water repels and nullifies the desire to plunge into it with your head. An alternative to a not very clean river can serve as Kiev lakes, which are many in the city.
Of course, not all of them are clean, many are forbidden to swim, and some even resemble a garbage dump.
It is worth paying attention to several beautiful ponds near Kiev. There's better to go on weekends, noisy companies, with a fire, a guitar and shish kebabs. On some lakes there are even specially equipped beaches.
The main thing - do not leave garbage after yourself, do not bathe in a state of intoxication, do not burn bonfires in unprotected territory and do not bury the husks from seeds and cigarette butts in the sand. And then our lakes will always be clean and pleasant for rest.
Ministry of the lake
Here lovers of sunburn will enjoy the sandy bottom, clear water, clean beach with green grass and clean air. The depth of the pond reaches 14 meters. The water is very clean and clear, thanks to special algae that grow on the bottom of the lake. There are all the conditions for dressing, sunbathing, riding a boat and frying shish kebabs. Note that recently there was demolished a fence that blocked most of the beach. Now the people have a lot of free space.
Where to look: st. Bogatyrskaya (to go by minibuses and buses towards Vyshgorod from m. "Heroes of the Dnieper").
The lake is located next to the houses. Nearby is a children's playground, supermarket. Beach sand. On the beach there are cabanas and a rescue station. Here you can go fishing and have a small picnic.
Where to look: st. Priozernaya (from "Petrovka" metro station you can walk or drive 2 stops on trolleybuses №30,31).
The lake is interesting in that it has the form of a boomerang. Beach sand, there are cabins for changing clothes. Telbin is one of the largest lakes in Kiev, its area is 1.8 square kilometers.
Before the birch grove was built around the birch grove in the 1970s, the birch forests were built, in the spring during the flood, the lake was connected to the waters of the Dnieper.
Where to look: st. Shumsky (from the metro station Levoberezhnaya on buses 49, 95, 87 and minibuses No. 249, 245, 599, 535).
It is noteworthy that the lake has no complaints from the Sanitary and Epidemiological Station. And Kiev old-timers even claim that the water in it is curative. It is worth noting that vacationers here do not specifically go. Basically, the residents of the surrounding houses bathe in it, who try not to pollute the reservoir.
Where to look: st. Gas pipeline (from the metro station "Obolon" on the 502 minibus to the final one and walk along the Pravda Avenue).
The depth of the lake reaches - 32 meters. This is the deepest lake in the capital. And it happened that way, because during the construction of the Kharkov Massif the builders took sand from it. Because of this, the lake has become deeper and much wider than it was before.
Where to look: st. Collector, Darnitsky district.
On the lake there is an official beach, with all infrastructure for rest - trestles, toilets, cafes, garbage cans, rescue station, as well as rental boats and catamarans. You can settle down on both sides - both on the beach itself and on the opposite side of the lake. It is worth noting that this is the only lake recommended by the Sanctuary for bathing in Pushcha-Vodice.
Where to look: Pushcha-Voditsa, 5-8 line (get 12 tram from Podol).
The lake is located just outside the village of Zazimye, 20 km from Kiev. Here you can find a well-equipped beach, there are sandy coves. Rental of catamarans and boats is also present. Nearby is the entertainment complex "Fishing".
Where to search: near the village of Zazimye (you can get from the metro station "Lesnaya" by bus number 320 or minibus № 328).
In fact, the pond is an artificial pond. The beach here is sandy, well equipped, there is a pier. On the opposite side is a "wild" beach. The sand there is practically absent, and the banks are framed by trees.
Where to look: Pushcha-Voditsa, 1 line (get 12 tram from Podol).
The lake is one of the most beautiful in the region. It is located in the vicinity of the village Podgortsy of the Obukhov district. The natural beauty of the lake is added by the lack of an equipped beach. It is not needed here - the banks are sandy, gently sloping and wide.
Where to look: from the metro station "Vydubychi" go by shuttle bus to Obukhov about 30 minutes. The car by Obukhovskaya highway is 15-20 minutes.
The recreation area is located on the territory of the former quarry, which became a lake. There are free and chargeable beaches. The water in the lake is clean, and in the coastal cafes you can have a snack. However, you will not be able to retire - the place is quite popular, so there are plenty of people here on weekends and on holidays.
Where to search: from the metro station Nivki "to get to the village Gorenka (about 30 minutes) and walk to the lake, which is located on the outskirts.
Lakes Red Farm
If you go along the Zhitomir highway and turn around near the village of Mriya, you can see two beautiful large lakes, called the Red Farm. There are two wide sandy beaches, which are well equipped. Nearby there is a holiday village where you can rent a house.
Where to look: go along the Zhitomir highway, near the village of Mriya turn right. Also, from the metro station "Svyatoshino" they go to the bus.