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  • Holidays at the North Sea and Baltic Sea
  • Endless sandy beaches
  • Family-friendly region
  • An idyllic vacation rental by the sea
  • Large range of events

Best Vacation Rentals in Denmark

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Haderslev, Southern Denmark
Vacation Rental • 1442 ft² • 4 Bedrooms
5.0
This beautiful holiday home built in 2014 is situated on the Flovt Beach. The house is located in a beautiful area and is just a few hundred metres away from the beach with dunes and a blue flag. You can play pool, table tennis and darts in the activity room. There is a spacious open plan living and kitchen area in the house. In addition to the four large bedrooms, the house has a large loft with sleeping arrangements. The bedrooms in the house are ideal to accommodate two families. There are two bathrooms in the house, one of which has a jacuzzi bath and an entry into the sauna. There are ...
from $68 / night
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Jegum, Southern Denmark
Vacation Rental • 969 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
3.2
This is a very cosy and well-maintained holiday home, surrounded by a large, secluded plot. The house is characterised by bright and attractive colours and invites you for a comfortable stay with your family. The ceiling height is 2 metres. No matter where you stay in the popular holiday area of Henne, Houstrup or Jegum, you are never far from your next holiday experience. The magnificent dunes, heather and plantation areas, the beautiful white sandy beaches and the roaring North Sea will enchant you, make you unwind and forget your daily stress. Whether you want to holiday in the inland or...
from $57 / night
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Havneby, Southern Denmark
Vacation Rental • 1238 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
2.8
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This home is located 400 metres from Havneby and the harbour. Restaurants and nice shops are located near this home. From the harbour, you can also take the ferry to travel to Sylt. The plot is uneven and beautifully surrounded by a well-furnished house, where the corner kitchen is very popular. Children will definitely be delighted by the alcoves. The terrace situated in front of the living room is covered. This home has terraces on all sides except the eastern side.
from $62 / night

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Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices in Denmark

$162for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
$166 annual average
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Vacation rentals availability in Denmark

32%for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
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Vacation rentals in Denmark

A vacation rental at the North Sea

If you are looking for a vacation rental on Denmark's North Sea coast, you have a wide choice, because you will find countless cosy holiday accommodation in the large tourist centres such as Esbjerg, Klitmoller and Aalborg as well as on the inland lakes in the hinterland of the coastline. The mostly privately owned holiday apartments and houses are modernly furnished and usually have large plots of land as well as extras such as a whirlpool, a winter garden or a sauna.

Holidays at the Baltic Sea coast

The east of Denmark borders on the Baltic Sea, whose coastline from Skagen in the north via the metropolis Aarhus and the capital Copenhagen to Sonderburg in the south is just as rich in holiday resorts. You will live in one of the traditional red painted wooden houses in one of the picturesque bays such as Horsens Fjord or Vejle Fjord, which often have their own landing stage from which you can set sail.

A holiday apartment on Denmark's Baltic islands

The Danish Baltic islands of Laesoe, Als, Falster and Seeland are somewhat calmer than on the mainland. Nature lovers, however, are drawn to the island of Bornholm off the south coast of Sweden, where you can let your soul dangle in a vacation rental surrounded by greenery.

Fresh sea air on the west coast of Denmark
Fresh sea air on the west coast of Denmark

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Travelers and Activities

Denmark for families

Denmark offers ideal conditions for families, with plenty of sunshine, miles of sandy beaches and access to two seas, as well as numerous attractions. While little adventurers are drawn into the rainforest in Randers Regnskov Park, the Farup Sommerland offers swimming fun and water slides. Nature lovers will also enjoy a visit to the Ree Safari Park, the Butterfly Park on the island of Bornholm or the large marine aquarium in Kattegat. The family experience is rounded off by a trip to Legoland or the Hans Christian Andersen House, where you can immerse yourself in the fairytale world of the great Dane.

Denmark for cyclists

Not least because of its flat topography, Denmark is considered a cycling paradise. This is true both for inner-city traffic and much more so in rural areas. Over 10,000 kilometres of signposted cycle paths speak for themselves and invite you to explore the picturesque coastline and lakes. Thanks to the short distances between the towns and the ease with which bikes can be taken on all public transport, longer tours can also be undertaken with the family. The 26 panoramic cycle routes, each dedicated to a particular theme such as nature, cultural history or historical sights, are particularly suitable for short tours.

According to the UN Happiness Report, Denmark is home to the happiest people in the world.

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Enjoy maritime flair in Denmark
Enjoy maritime flair in Denmark
A trip to Copenhagen

As a cultural centre, a visit to Copenhagen is part of every holiday in Denmark. In addition to its numerous operas and theatres, the city is home to countless museums and exhibitions. The "Statens Museum for Kunst", the "Königlich Dänische Zeughausmuseum", the "Medizin-Historisches Museum" as well as the geological collection are particularly worth seeing. A side trip to the picturesque harbour quarter Nyhavn with its colourful facades is also worthwhile, which also decorates some postcards.

Legoland in Billund

Legoland in Billund is easy to reach from your vacation rental via the highways and has nine theme worlds where young and old fans of the square building blocks can immerse themselves in the world of adventurers, knights and pirates. Attractions such as the dragon ride, the X-treme Racers roller coaster or the Vikings River Splash whitewater ride attract visitors to the theme worlds. If you want to take it easier, drive through Pengiun Bay, visit the Lego Safari Park or enjoy the view from the Legotop Tower from a height of 36 metres.

The Egeskov moated castle

Egeskov Castle is situated on the island of Funen and is one of Denmark's most famous historic buildings. The country castle, completed in 1554, is characterised both by late Gothic elements and by influences of the Baroque period and has several museums as well as a garden worth seeing. During a guided tour through the Titanias Palace and the Castle Museum with its magnificent rooms, you will admire art objects from the past and gain an insight into the royal life of the former castle owners.

A visit to the end of the world

At the northern tip of Jutland the Kettegat and the Skagerrak merge and connect the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. On the headland, which is changed in shape by the forces of the current every year, you actually feel like you are at the end of the world when you look into the distance. In addition, the Rabjerg Mile, up to 40 metres high, is one of the highest shifting dunes in Europe.

Danish cuisine

Traditional Danish cuisine makes use of the treasures of the sea, but also lures with meat dishes such as "Stegt Flaesk og Persillesovs", pork slices with a spicy cream sauce. However, Denmark is famous above all for its many variations of the national dish "Smorrebrod", which literally means "butter bread" but has little in common with it. Rather, they are artfully prepared bread dishes with herring, liver pâté, plaice fillet or smoked eel with scrambled eggs. The culinary offer is rounded off by desserts such as the famous cinnamon snails (Kanelsnegl) and "Rod Grod med Flode", a red fruit jelly with cream.

Things to know

Best travel time

With an average of eight hours of sunshine per day in May and June, the stable high weather situation attracts the first sun worshippers to Denmark's coasts. At this time, however, both the Baltic Sea and the North Sea have not yet reached bathing temperature, so beach holidaymakers should book their vacation rental in Denmark for the months of July and August, when average maximum temperatures of up to 22 degrees Celsius invite you to relax. If you want to explore Denmark on foot or by bike or visit the sights of Aarhus and Copenhagen, the months of September and October can also be used for a trip.

Regular events

Denmark's colourful programme of events ranges from music festivals and sporting events to cultural events such as the Flower Festival in Odense and the Hans Christian Andersen Festival with cabaret, dance and comedy sketches. Another special highlight is the Classic Race Aarhus, in which 300 historic racing cars perform a hot dance on the asphalt around the Aarhus Memorial Park. Music lovers can also look forward to highlights such as the folk-rock event "Skagen Festival" and the "Roskilde Festival" in June.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Denmark

How much do you pay, on average, for vacation rentals in Denmark?

Denmark is one of the cheapest countries in Europe. For a vacation rental here, you can expect to pay around $158 per night.

When are vacation rentals cheaper in Denmark?

Those who want to save as much as possible visit Denmark in September, May, or October, the cheapest months of the year, with average prices of $126, $130, and $136 per night, respectively, based on the previous year.

When does the price of vacation rentals in Denmark go up the most?

When booking a vacation rental in Denmark, the highest prices are found in the month of July (with an average of $221 per night), followed by January ($191), and then December ($181).

Do I need to plan a trip to Denmark well in advance?

It's worthwhile to be proactive in Denmark as only 18% of the properties remain available throughout the year, following the data observed in the previous year.

What are the best months for a spontaneous getaway?

April, May and June are, in order of highest to lowest, the months offering the largest number of properties free, with an average availability of 32%, 26%, and 25%. However, even during these months, when rental availability is the highest, the average is only 28%. So we highly recommend you always book your vacation early in Denmark.

When are fewer rentals available in Denmark?

The month with the highest average booked rental figures is July (only 7% of properties were available on average last year). Followed by August (8%), and then February (13%). During this period, the availability is very low (10%). It is therefore recommended to book early.

How many rentals are there in Denmark?

In Denmark we collaborate with 33 different providers to give you a choice of 25,000 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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