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Clean and pretty beach

This beach is right in the middle of downtown Lake Geneva, near all the shops and eateries. When... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2018
Chicago, Illinois
Come after 5 for no fee

We visited this beach on a cloudy Friday evening after 5 and were able to enter for free. You have... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
Peoria, Illinois
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Public beach on Lake Geneva popular with swimmers, sunbathers, hikers and boaters.
Wrigley Dr, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
+1 262-248-3673
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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

So this place has special memories to my friends and I. It used to be "the top deck" we loved this place! I do wish it would return to those days of live bands. Not sure what it is now, so my review is from...More

Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed August 29, 2018

All fashion charm Here’s what you’ll find that the Riviera Beach. Soft sand great swimming great place for lounging and relaxing.

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Reviewed August 23, 2018

This beach is right in the middle of downtown Lake Geneva, near all the shops and eateries. When we have gone, the beach was not crowded. There is a charge for the beach, but if you go in the late afternoon/early evening, there no longer...More

1  Thank KyleeGal
Reviewed August 9, 2018

What a wonderful day spent on Riviera Beach! I have never thought to pay to go on a beach being from a state where beaches are within a stones throw of our home for free, but this was a quaint little beach with a lot...More

1  Thank RoaminRoxi
Reviewed August 7, 2018

$8 for people over 13!?. Family of 4 with teenagers....welcome to Lake Geneva, that'll be $32 to swim on a beach with boat oil seeping over. 9am to 5pm. So we didn't bother. (Americans get so little annual vacation time, so unlike say the British...More

1  Thank highams5
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Nowhere on any of the websites that advertise this beach was there any mention of a fee. Still I checked the signs the night before luckily and discovered there was a fee. Came back the next day with just rnough money to pay the entry...More

3  Thank Roger C
Reviewed July 23, 2018

I've been looking for a beach close to IL that didn't require such a far drive. And we found it! Super clean beach, pay for entrance at the green machines they take cash and debit/credit. Beach was clean and not crowded at all. My daughter...More

2  Thank Figueroa C
Reviewed July 22, 2018

We visited this beach on a cloudy Friday evening after 5 and were able to enter for free. You have to pay during the day, but after 5:00 every day, you can be on the beach free of charge. There was virtually no one there...More

2  Thank NatParkHikerJess
Reviewed July 1, 2018

The beach appears well-kept (clean & well-maintained)--just watch out for the occasional bit of seaweed when swimming. Conveniently close to the stores on the boat dock & boat tours. Nice open view from the beach of both the lake and surrounding town. Since the beach...More

2  Thank klaus724
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Beach was not very crowded, many families where enjoying the sun. There was a Life guard on duty and the beach was clean. The water was cold but overall a great beach to visit very close to town and not far from surrounding hotels. Worth...More

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January 22, 2018|
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Response from Lawrie W | Reviewed this property |
You can use wheelchair to see sculptures
April 17, 2017|
Response from sarlis |
Sorry, no shells at this beach.
Monica N
July 20, 2016|
Response from Val N | Reviewed this property |
Yes but no glass bottles and no liquor.