Proposed features/Key:leisure=beach

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Status: Draft (under way)
Proposed by: Pereric
Tagging: leisure=beach
Applies to: Node, Area, Relation
Definition: a managed but unsupervised place for outdoor swimming
Rendered as: a swimming person (
Drafted on: 2014-07-24


A beach resort connotes a large, usually supervised facility with lifeguards, resturants etc. In Sweden and Finland at least, such things exist but a much smaller facility is usually common, usually just consisting of a pier, a bit of sand and usually some place to change, picnic tables and a toilet. The different scale, and the lack of supervision, mandates a different tag. Also, it can hardly be classified as a "resort".

This tag is already in use, and has seemlingly been agreed on by the Swedish OSM community.

See Sv:Bathing for further details.