With its twin white sand beaches and warm summer climate, the islands of Pihlajasaari are popular with locals and tourists looking to relax, sunbathe and spend a day by the sea, all within easy reach of Helsinki city centre.
Pihlajasaari is a holiday resort of two uninhabited islands that are just off the coast of Helsinki, meaning that while the island is easy to get to, there are few buildings or developments to distract from the beautiful scenery to be found there. While there might not be many locals, there are some conveniences on Pihlajasaari to make visits more enjoyable, such as a restaurant where tourists can buy lunch, kiosks for ice cream, cooking shelters with firewood where visitors can BBQ, a sauna and jogging tracks.
Getting to Pihlajasaari from the Radisson Blu Seaside Helsinki, Hotel
Pihlajassaari is well serviced by ferries that leave regularly from Helsinki city centre, so it is perfect for guests looking to enjoy a day-trip to the beach not far from Helsinki accommodation at the Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel, Helsinki.
This hotel is very close to the seaside itself, and is just a short tram ride (service number 8), bus ride (services 15, 15A, 15V, 20, 21V, 65A, 66A, 102 and 103), ferry ride or taxi boat to Pihlajassaari. This hotel is also just a 20 minute walk from the Esplanade Helsinki Park in the city centre where guests can also sunbathe and relax.