Summer in Switzerland means hitting the Badi!  They are the perfect place to cool down when the temperatures start soaring, with lake swimming, sandpits and water parks.  All are slightly different, and we've listed our favourite spots, highlighting pros and cons. In general, Badis are open mid-May to mid-September, but be sure to keep an eye on their websites as last-minute changes can be made depending on the weather. 



On the north western part of Lake Zug, with a sandy beach, children's pool, playground and diving boards. Table tennis and beach volleyball also available. 

Entry: Adults CHF4, Older Children CHF 2 (season passes available).

There are changing room with lockers and a restaurant that serves hot food that can also be accessed if not visiting the badi. Paid parking available.

ŽSat Nav details:

Lido Seeweg 
Seeweg, 6330 Cham

Parking: Paid, right outside the Badi  

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Located on the beautiful Ägerisee 724m above sea level, with a pea shingle beach and an area in the lake to swim in. There's a playground, sand pit and water sprinklers for small children.

Entry: Adults CHF5, Students CHF 3.50, Children CHF 2.50 (season passes available).

There are changing room with lockers and a restaurant that serves hot food from midday.


ŽSat Nav details:

Strandbad Lido Unterägeri 
Lidostrasse, 6314 Unterägeri

Parking: Free and right outside the Badi with

overspill onto a field


Beachside playground and free/easy parking


Located in Zug, this Badi has a sandy beach with a splash pool for small children. There are changing rooms with lockers and a restaurant serving hot food from midday. Beach chairs can be rented.

Parking can be a problem- there are some free spaces outside, and also a car park down the road at Hafenplatz, however public transport/cycling/walking is your best bet.

ŽSat Nav details:

Strandbad Zug 
Chamer Fussweg 13, 6300 Zug

Parking: A few free spaces outside and some paid parking by Hafen restaurant


Sandy beach, kiddy pool- and it's free!

Tellenörtli Oberwil BEI ZUG

This bathing area within a public park is a popular spot in Oberwil. It isn't a formal Badi, so bathing is at your own risk, with free access anytime. There is a restaurant by it (Artherstrasse 108) that serves pizza, pasta, fish and steaks with children's portions available too. 

ŽSat Nav details:

Badestelle Tellenörtli, Artherstrasse
6317 Oberwil b. Zug


Daniel Kondras


This is a small but beautiful badi, located at the southern end of Walchwil.

The entry fee is just 2 CHF for adults and 1 CHF for 6-16 year olds, with season tickets available. There is a children's pool and small restaurant.

ŽSat Nav details:

Strandbad Walchwil, Artherstrasse 14

6318 Walchwil 

Parking: Some free parking spaces nearby

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Not strictly a "Badi", but a very popular swimming spot in Zug for both indoor and outdoor activities. Outdoors there are several pools, a BBQ area, sandpit, diving facility, sprinklers and a lovely playground area. There is a large lawn, popular for sunbathers.

The indoor pool has a jacuzzi, rapids, baby area and a learner pool for children as well as saunas and steam bath. Swimming lessons are popular here (see our holiday camps and swimming pages for details)

ŽSat Nav details:

Lättichstrasse 10 

6340 Baar

ParkingPaid parking available  (with a parking meter in the pool reception.  Remember your space number!)



This has the largest beach in the Schwyz region and is located next to the marina. For little ones, there is a playground, paddling pool and play area.

Entry fees: Adults CHF 4, Students CHF 3, Children (age 4-15) CHF 2 (season passes available)

ŽSat Nav details:

Seebad Arth 
Zugerstrasse 79, 6410 Arth SZ

Parking: Some free parking spaces nearby


This badi has a sandy beach, playground for children, large lawn, diving tower and paddling pool. 

There is a popular restaurant which has a terrace with beautiful views of Lake Luzern

ŽSat Nav details:

Strandbad Seeburg Küssnacht, Seeburgstrasse 18

6403 Küssnacht am Rigi SZ

Parking: Paid parking available




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Karen Lurie


Panoramic views

ŽSat Nav details:

Indoor swimming pool & Lido Weggis 
Hertensteinstrasse, 6353 Weggis

Parking: Available (CHF 1/hour or CHF 6/day)

LIDO & Indoor Pool Weggis (LUZERN)

There is an indoor pool and beach at this beautiful Badi, which has panoramic views. It has a small beach, two swim-out platforms, a swim-out diving board, slide and trampoline. There is a great little play area for children and changing rooms with showers. 

Sarah Hayton

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