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Highlights North Sea

  • Ideal for families and beach holidaymakers
  • Dog-friendly holiday region
  • UNESCO World Heritage Wadden Sea
  • Rich culinary offer

Best Vacation Rentals in North Sea

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Norddeich, East Friesland
Vacation Rental • 753 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(20 reviews)
3-room apartment 70 m2 on 2 levels on 1st floor. Living/dining room 20 m2 with digital TV, flat screen, hi-fi system and electric shutters. Exit to the balcony. 1 room 13 m2 with 1 double bed (2 x 90 cm, length 200 cm). Open kitchen (oven, dishwasher, 4 ceramic glass hob hotplates, toaster, kettle, microwave, electric coffee machine). Shower/WC. Underfloor heating. Top floor: (steep stair), 1 open room 15 m2, with sloping ceilings with 2 beds (90 cm, length 200 cm), digital TV and flat screen. Balcony 6 m2. Balcony furniture. Facilities: children's high chair (extra). Internet (WiFi, free)....
from $83 / night
Friedrichskoog, Dithmarschen
Vacation Rental • 560 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(9 reviews)
Located directly behind the bank, this house is equipped with two bedrooms and thanks to a sofa bed in the living room which can accommodate up to six people. This can be booked if you want to stay for minimum two nights. The fire place (bio-ethanol) in the living room provides a cosy atmosphere, the open terrace is equipped with barbecue and garden furniture for relaxing hours in the sun and for the little ones, a cot and a high chair are available free of charge. Thanks to the flexible daily rate system, you will find offers that suit all types of budgets and holidays; from the spontaneou...
from $50 / night
Friedrichskoog, Dithmarschen
Vacation Rental • 624 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(6 reviews)
In this small cottage which is situated directly behind the bank in Friedrichskoog, you will find everything you need to spend a relaxing holiday by the sea. Surrounded by meadows and fields, the holiday village is surrounded by nature and is located just a few steps from the Wadden Sea National Park. Thanks to the flexible daily rate system, you will find offers that suit all types of budgets and holidays, from the spontaneous short break, long weekends, the extended relaxing summer holidays or a break in the quieter off-season. You can relax on the bank while the wind caresses the ears an...
from $57 / night

Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices North Sea

$145for 11 Feb - 18 Feb
$168 annual average
Average price per week

Vacation rentals availability North Sea

64%for 11 Feb - 18 Feb
54% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals at the North Sea

A vacation rental on the North Sea coast

If you are looking for a vacation rental on the North Sea, you are spoilt for choice on the mainland, because in the large holiday areas around Cuxhaven, Bremerhaven, Norden and St. Peter-Ording you can enjoy the unique nature in spacious Frisian houses on the coast, move into a cosy vacation rental for two or live in a modern apartment in the centre of the larger cities. The thatched house directly behind the dike is particularly cozy and offers a fantastic view of the grazing sheep and the North Sea from the balcony.

Living in unique natural landscapes

The wildly romantic Frisian Islands a few kilometres off the coast exude a very special charm. In hardly any other place can you enjoy the rough beauty of the sea and nature as unspoilt as in a vacation rental on Borkum, Norderney, Föhr or Sylt. You will also live very idyllically in the many small villages in the hinterland in the midst of unique moorland landscapes, which invite you to extensive walks. Even more peace and quiet away from civilization is promised by a holiday apartment on Germany's only deep-sea island Helgoland, which attracts visitors with its abundance of birds and its red rock towers.

Ebb tide on Juist
Ebb tide on Juist

Vacation at the North Sea

Travelers and Activities

With dog at the North Sea

The North Sea offers an ideal destination for your holiday with your dog, because many of the places and islands have wide dog beaches, where your four-legged friends can romp around to their heart's content in the sand and the surf. Sylt alone already offers 17 dog beaches and is therefore known as a dog island in the North Sea. The picturesque coastal villages also present themselves as a dog paradise thanks to numerous dog-friendly accommodations with large enclosed properties as well as the pubs in which four-legged friends are also welcome guests.

The North Sea for families

For families, the North Sea coast offers an attractive range of activities to meet the needs of young and old. Relaxing in a beach chair, building sandcastles or just splashing around in the sea, all this is possible on the miles long beaches of the North Sea. A variety of cycling tours along the dikes as well as riding excursions through the green hinterland provide variety. The highlight of every trip to the North Sea is the trip on one of the numerous excursion ships, in the course of which you can take a look at the impressive harbour facilities of Bremerhaven, translate to the deep-sea island of Helgoland surrounded by waves or visit seals on their sandbanks.

Things to know

Best travel time

The climatic conditions at the North Sea are not only regarded as health-promoting, but also make the region an ideal holiday destination for most of the year. Thanks to average maximum temperatures of 18 to 20 degrees Celsius, up to eight hours of sunshine a day and 17 degrees water temperature, beach holidaymakers can book their vacation rental on the North Sea, especially for the months of July and August. If you want to explore the picturesque coastal sections on foot or the wide landscapes by bike, you can also take advantage of the months of May and June as well as September and October.

Regular events

The programme of events on the North Sea begins in March with the Crocus Flower Festival, which immerses the Husum Castle in a colourful sea of flowers. Sports are also very popular on the coast, because in addition to the Kitesurf Cup Sylt in June, the annual beach volleyball tournaments of the Smart-Beach-Tour take place on changing beaches in July. The programme of events will be complemented by culinary highlights such as the Husum Crab Days in October and the numerous maritime Christmas markets in the coastal towns, which mark the end of the event year.

The North Sea has existed in its present form for just over 11,000 years.
Lighthouse in the dunes of Sylt
Lighthouse in the dunes of Sylt

Top 5 travel tips for the North Sea

A hike on the seabed

If you are looking for a very special experience, a hike through the Wadden Sea World Heritage Site is just the thing for you. At low tide, walk on the seabed of the North Sea and watch out for mussels and other sea creatures from the silt that has proven itself over centuries as a skin care product. Alternatively, take part in a guided mudflat hike and reach islands such as Norderney or Baltrum dry-footed from your holiday home.

Boat trip to the seal banks

If you would like to see the elegant robbers of the North Sea up close, you can do so on a trip to the seal banks, where the animals rest in the sun from their raids. The trips, during which you will get all kinds of interesting information about the majestic animals, start in Cuxhaven and Norddeich as well as from Borkum, Baltrum and Wangerooge. Young guests are also welcome to visit one of the seal stations, where orphaned young animals are nursed.

Emigration centre in Bremerhaven

From the historical emigrant quay in Bremerhaven in 1890, around 1.2 million people set sail for North America by ship in search of a new world. Follow in the footsteps of the German emigrants in the museum complex built in 2005, where you can visit the cabins of the North American sailors as well as countless personal exhibits. During the tour you will also walk through the original wooden corridor that led the emigrants to the pier. You can also search for your ancestors in the local name databases.

German Naval Museum Wilhelmshaven

For lovers of seafaring and the navy, a visit to the German Naval Museum is part of a holiday on the North Sea, as is the obligatory fish sandwich at the harbour. In addition to the exhibition rooms, the museum also has a large museum harbour, where you can visit a speedboat of the Volksmarine, the submarine U10 of the Bundesmarine and the guided missile destroyer Mölders from inside and outside.

Culinary delicacies from the sea

The culinary offer at the North Sea is characterized by the treasures of the sea. From simple but tasty culinary delights such as a fresh matjes roll, the numerous fish restaurants offer regional specialities such as plaice, herring or fresh sea bass with a fine herb sauce. An adventure for the young holidaymakers is also the personal pickle of fresh North Sea crabs in their own apartment. Whisky connoisseurs can also enjoy the whisky produced on Sylt with the name Sylter Tide, which was matured in oak barrels in the water of the North Sea.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in North Sea

How much does it cost to book a vacation rental in North Sea?

North Sea is one of the most expensive regions in Germany. For a vacation rental here, you can expect to pay around $155 per night.

What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in North Sea?

If it is your aim to save the maximum during your vacation to North Sea, travel in November ($141 per night on average), March ($148), or May ($149), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

When are vacation rentals more expensive in North Sea?

When it comes to booking a vacation rental in North Sea, the highest prices can usually be seen in the month of July (with an average of $170 per night), followed by August ($167), and then January ($160).

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in North Sea?

If you decide to put North Sea on your bucket list, we recommend organizing your visit long before you go because it is usually very high in demand, with an annual average of 65% of rentals booked the previous year.

When are more vacation rentals available?

The months that offer the most accommodation options are, on average, April (with an availability of 62%), January (55%), and November (54%), according to the trends observed in the prior year.

When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in North Sea?

The month with the highest average booked rental figures is August (only 2% of properties were available on average last year). Followed by September (7%), and then July (10%). During this period, the availability is only 6%. It is therefore recommended to book far in advance.

How many rentals are there in North Sea?

In North Sea we work with 74 different providers to give you a choice of 13,000 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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