By the Polish seaside

Do you remember the first time when you saw the sea? I remember! I was maybe 5 years old or something like that and it was my first holidays by the seaside. First I walked through the pine forest and reach the sand dune, and then I saw… an infinity. There was only sand white like a flour, blue sky, and an endless water. I started to smile and run through the beach until I reached the sea.


A fishing boat on the beach in Niechorze, Poland

The Baltic Sea Coast is my favorite piece of the homeland, but because I live in the south of Poland I have to travel the whole country to get there. The funny thing is that the Polish seaside is about 7 hours drive from my home, while Vienna, the capital of Austria, is only 4. In fact, I don’t go to the seaside as I often as I wish to, and when I have the opportunity to spend some time there, it’s a great thing for me. Although our Polish Sea is rather cold and the weather sometimes changes there in the blink of an eye, I just love to walk along the beach and listen to the sound of waves.


A morning on the beach in Pogorzelica, Baltic Sea, Poland

The sea changes every day. Sometimes it’s calm and peaceful, another time angry and stormy. If the storm is great big, the pieces of amber and beautiful seashells cover the beach afterward.


Fishing boats during stormy weather in Niechorze, Poland


Beach in Niechorze during stormy weather, Baltic Sea in Poland

What I really like about the Polish seaside are long and sandy beaches. Walking there is just a pleasure. The area is flat so you can wander for miles from village to village, but most of the way there is nothing but nature itself. Sometimes I used to get up very early and stroll along the seashore on my own, watching the peaceful sea at the break of dawn.


Coastal cliffs on the beach in Rewal, Poland


Sand and small pebbles on the beach in Rewal, Poland


Breakwaters on the beach in Niechorze, Baltic Sea in Poland


Soft, fine sand on the beach in Niechorze, the Polish coast of the Baltic Sea


On the Polish beaches of the Baltic Sea, you can admire the beautiful sunsets

But the most amazing thing about the Polish seaside is incredibly beautiful sunsets. Nothing compares to this view! Every sunset is different, the colors of the sky change and the sea itself. Many people go to the beach at the end of the day to watch this beautiful spectacle of nature.


A wonderful sunset on the beach in Niechorze, Baltic Sea, Poland


The sunset looks different on the Polish coast of the Baltic Sea every day


A view from the lighthouse on the small fishing village Niechorze, the Baltic Sea, Poland


A fine soft sand at the Baltic Sea in Poland


Breakwaters on the Baltic Sea coast in Poland


Storm in Niechorze, the Baltic Sea, Poland


A sunset on the beach in Niechorze, Poland


The Polish seaside is famous for its beautiful sunsets

When I was a kid the Baltic Sea seemed to be a place where the world ends. Since I learned there is another land behind it, the land of Sweden actually, I started to dream about visiting this country. I managed to realize this dream when I was already an adult. Check out: Gothenburg Archipelago, a hidden gem in Sweden.

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  10 comments for “By the Polish seaside

  1. Wojciech MG Grabowski
    February 13, 2016 at 2:27 am

    Poland is a beautiful, sad that not all our compatriots to see

  2. Pawel
    February 13, 2016 at 12:32 pm

    Look like Australia on some pics! I must admit that our Baltic sea is beautiful.

  3. February 13, 2016 at 1:57 pm

    Sunsets are incredible, you are right! 🙂

  4. February 15, 2016 at 9:06 am

    I don’t remember the first time I saw the city (I was 3 then I guess) but I do have some childhood memories from the seaside and they’re exactly like you’ve described – pine forest, withe sand and blue sky! I think our beaches are some of the most beautiful – wide and sandy. If only the water was slightly warmer 😉

    • February 15, 2016 at 12:42 pm

      The weather can be freakish, I know something about that… Once I have been to the Polish seaside, there were only 4 sunny days during 3-weeks summer camp. It was raining all the time so we had to sit in our rooms, not to mention about all the clothes that couldn’t dry… Beside that I have got only good memories from holidays spent by the Baltic Sea 🙂

  5. February 15, 2016 at 3:07 pm

    Wow, well done! Amazing pictures! I don’t even remember when was the last time I saw polish sea…

  6. Monika Mizinska
    April 11, 2016 at 9:32 pm

    You made me miss Poland more !!! Lovely shots Ewa, especially the ones of the sunset… <3

    • April 11, 2016 at 9:34 pm

      Thank you Monika. I haven’t been by the Polish Sea so long… I miss it too.