Islands Brygge is a very popular area to rent apartments, where you are only 10 minutes’ walk from the city-centre of Copenhagen. Islands Brygge offers a great variety of new buildings and old buildings, which gives a perfect charming feeling. The area can offer great cafés at the harbour, the best bakeries and the unique possibility of a swim in the open air swimming area at the Harbour. The quality of the water is checked daily and has to be approved by the authorities before swimmers are let in. There are five pools in all, two of which are specifically for children. The diving towers are one, three and five metres high. Definitely an event you need to try when you are in Copenhagen!
Islands Brygge offers a wide range of green areas. You have the large green lawn at the harbour front, where you great opportunities for barbecues and of course just to enjoy the sun and vibrant feeling of the city. There is also various festivals and markets, and sport events during the year.
Islands Brygge have great public transportation where they offer a Metro with directly access to the citycentre, the unique boat bus that takes you to Nyhavn and of course busses.
You have all kinds of grocery shops within walking distance, from the popular grocery chain Netto to the luxurious Irma. If you wish to go out for dinner or just have a cold drink, you have restaurants like Scarpetta where you can sit outside and enjoy.
Islands Brygge are only 15 minutes by car/taxi to the airport, and it is the perfect location if you wish to have green areas and not at least the beautiful harbour, but still be close to the vibe of Copenhagen.
Islands Brygge is definitely an area you need to explore when you are visiting Copenhagen.