Best lakes in Rotterdam

Check out the top lakes in Rotterdam, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Kralingse Plas
1. Kralingse Plas
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64 local reviews
Kralingse Plas, Rotterdam
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Remco
Want to go outside? You can go to the Kralingse plas! This is a big lake with a small beach where a lot of…
Kim
Beautifull and the biggest park/ forest of Rotterdam, nice area to walk your dog or without ;), big playground…
Andreas
During nice summer days the lake and the parks around it get crowded by local Rotterdam people/students who…
1. Kralingse Plas
1. Kralingse Plas
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64 local reviews
Kralingse Plas, Rotterdam
Remco
Remco
Want to go outside? You can go to the Kralingse plas! This is a big lake with a small beach where a lot of family’s and students go and BBQ…
Kim
Kim
Beautifull and the biggest park/ forest of Rotterdam, nice area to walk your dog or without ;), big playground for children, (city)beach at…
Andreas
Andreas
During nice summer days the lake and the parks around it get crowded by local Rotterdam people/students who lay and enjoy the sun, or make…
2. Kralingse Bos
2. Kralingse Bos
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64 local reviews
Kralingse Bos, Kralingse Bos
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Vicky
Characteristic of the Kralingse Bos is the location around the Kralingse Plas. The area is approximately 200…
Marijn
Nice lake, surrounded by a large park. Usually good for swimming too, although it sometimes gets infected with…
Diana & Stefan
Close to our house we have a beautiful lake I love to go to. Some call it Kralingse Bos (Forest), others the…
2. Kralingse Bos
2. Kralingse Bos
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64 local reviews
Kralingse Bos, Kralingse Bos
Vicky
Vicky
Characteristic of the Kralingse Bos is the location around the Kralingse Plas. The area is approximately 200 hectares and is bordered by the…
Marijn
Marijn
Nice lake, surrounded by a large park. Usually good for swimming too, although it sometimes gets infected with blue-green algae in summer…
Diana & Stefan
Diana & Stefan
Close to our house we have a beautiful lake I love to go to. Some call it Kralingse Bos (Forest), others the Kralingse Plas (Lake). Both…
3. Restaurant De Tuin van de Vier Windstreken - Restaurant in Rotterdam
3. Restaurant De Tuin van de Vier Windstreken - Restaurant in Rotterdam
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22 local reviews
354 Plaszoom, Rotterdam
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+31 10 452 7743
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Vera
Great location at the Lake. Wonderful to have a bite or just a drink with friends after a walk or rollskate…
Andres
Fantastic restaurant on the side of the lake, where you can relax and enjoy while drinking a nice beer or…
Job
Most magnificent view over the city. Beautiful walk along the lake. Nice terrace. Service is however mediocre…
3. Restaurant De Tuin van de Vier Windstreken - Restaurant in Rotterdam
3. Restaurant De Tuin van de Vier Windstreken - Restaurant in Rotterdam
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22 local reviews
354 Plaszoom, Rotterdam
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+31 10 452 7743
Vera
Vera
Great location at the Lake. Wonderful to have a bite or just a drink with friends after a walk or rollskate round.
Andres
Andres
Fantastic restaurant on the side of the lake, where you can relax and enjoy while drinking a nice beer or coffie.
Job
Job
Most magnificent view over the city. Beautiful walk along the lake. Nice terrace. Service is however mediocre.
4. Reeuwijkse Plassen
4. Reeuwijkse Plassen
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17 local reviews
Reeuwijkse Plassen, Reeuwijk
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Ferry
It is a beautiful nature reserve for walking, boating / sailing or surfing. With a boat you can sail…
Chantal
Gorgeous lake area, great for biking. See many water birds while roaming the old dikes past classic homes.
Eva
Enjoy the nice lake for a swim during the summer
4. Reeuwijkse Plassen
4. Reeuwijkse Plassen
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17 local reviews
Reeuwijkse Plassen, Reeuwijk
Ferry
Ferry
It is a beautiful nature reserve for walking, boating / sailing or surfing. With a boat you can sail wonderfully in various lakes. The…
Chantal
Chantal
Gorgeous lake area, great for biking. See many water birds while roaming the old dikes past classic homes.
Eva
Eva
Enjoy the nice lake for a swim during the summer
5. Kralingse Bos
5. Kralingse Bos
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9 local reviews
Kralingse Bos, Rotterdam
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May
A large park in Rotterdam within biking distance of our house, this park is one of the largest around and…
Anna
Beautiful park with a big lake, you can do many activities there like cycling and jogging, tree climbing,…
5. Kralingse Bos
5. Kralingse Bos
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9 local reviews
Kralingse Bos, Rotterdam
May
May
A large park in Rotterdam within biking distance of our house, this park is one of the largest around and offers a nice lake where boats can…
Anna
Anna
Beautiful park with a big lake, you can do many activities there like cycling and jogging, tree climbing, sailing, there are quite many…
6. De Schone Lei
6. De Schone Lei
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5 local reviews
500 Plaszoom, Rotterdam
Closed · Opens Sunday 11:00 AM
010 212 1555
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Sandrina
Sunny terras in the best park "Kralingse Bos" of Rotterdam. Child friendly. Near the waterfront and…
Marcel
If you want to have a nice walk next to the lake "Kralingse Plas" in Rotterdam and have a drink, this is the…
Marii
Really nice view over the lake, and good wines
6. De Schone Lei
6. De Schone Lei
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5 local reviews
500 Plaszoom, Rotterdam
Closed · Opens Sunday 11:00 AM
010 212 1555
Sandrina
Sandrina
Sunny terras in the best park "Kralingse Bos" of Rotterdam. Child friendly. Near the waterfront and overviewing Rotterdam as if you are in…
Marcel
Marcel
If you want to have a nice walk next to the lake "Kralingse Plas" in Rotterdam and have a drink, this is the perfect place. The view from…
Marii
Marii
Really nice view over the lake, and good wines
7. Lage Bergse Bos
7. Lage Bergse Bos
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9 local reviews
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Magno
Very beautiful green park with restaurant in front of the lake. Amazing place.
Niki
Nice parc/forest to walk. Dogs are aloud. There's a nice cafe at the lake.
7. Lage Bergse Bos
7. Lage Bergse Bos
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9 local reviews
Magno
Magno
Very beautiful green park with restaurant in front of the lake. Amazing place.
Niki
Niki
Nice parc/forest to walk. Dogs are aloud. There's a nice cafe at the lake.
8. Koudenhoorn
8. Koudenhoorn
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3 local reviews
Koudenhoorn, Warmond
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Jan
Great panormaic views over the lakes and typical Dutch scenery, Nice for walkin, jogging, laying on the beach…
8. Koudenhoorn
8. Koudenhoorn
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3 local reviews
Koudenhoorn, Warmond
Jan
Jan
Great panormaic views over the lakes and typical Dutch scenery, Nice for walkin, jogging, laying on the beach for a swim or looking at…