Popular Accommodations in St. Peter-Ording
Highlights St. Peter-Ording
- North Sea Healing and Sulphur Bath
- Wadden Sea World Heritage Site
- Picturesque lake dwellings
- Dog-friendly beaches
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Vacation rentals in St. Peter-Ording
In St. Peter-Ording most holiday apartments are located directly on the North Sea beach. Most of the apartments on offer are perfectly equipped for self-catering and some have a shared use of the garden. A modern apartment on the outskirts of the city offers a view over salt marshes to the sea. And in the Bad district you live in maritime apartments right in the centre and enjoy short distances to wellness facilities and shops.Vacation rentals in tranquil nature
Families who take a vacation rental in the village district Dorf (South) spend a cosy North Sea holiday. Typical Frisian thatched houses spread original charm and offer space for parents, children and also for the dog. The south beach lies almost directly in front of the front door. You can also enjoy peace and nature in the Böhl district under the watchful eye of the 123-year-old lighthouse. Rustic wooden houses are just a few minutes' walk from the beach and extensive salt marshes. Often the beach chair is part of the holiday home.The surroundings of St. Peter-Ording
If you want to live further out, you can spend your North Sea holiday in the wider surroundings of St. Peter-Ording on the Eiderstedt peninsula. Old farmhouses with thatched roofs, brick buildings and white houses with red roofs alternate here. Meadows and fields extend all around. After extensive excursions and a long bathing day at the North Sea, you can make yourself comfortable in the well-equipped holiday apartments and vacation rentals of the region.
Vacation in St. Peter-Ording
Location and orientation
St. Peter-Ording is a North Sea resort on the western tip of the Eiderstedt peninsula in the district of Nordfriesland and belongs to the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein. The town, which has around 4000 inhabitants, attracts thousands of holidaymakers from home and abroad every year. St. Peter-Ording is not only known for the good North Sea air and the Wadden Sea, but also for its sulphur spring. Thanks to her, the village has the title "North Sea Healing and Sulphur Bath".High dunes and extensive salt marshes
A holiday apartment in St. Peter-Ording is located in the Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park. The beach is twelve kilometres long and up to two kilometres wide. On the beach there are dunes up to 16 meters high, partly greened. On the border between land and sea there are also the salt marshes with tough, persistent plants that are characteristic of the North Sea landscape. In the hinterland there are artificially created forests that offer shady paths for walks.
St. Peter-Ording was the location for the TV series "Against the Wind". The pile dwellings played an important role as a base for lifeguards.
Travelers and Activities
The family-friendly St. Peter-Ording is ideal for a North Sea holiday with children. In summer families swim on the beach, in winter there is a walk through the Wadden Sea. A vacation rental directly on the beach ensures short distances to the waves. Even when the weather is bad, the entertainment is not neglected: in the children's playhouse of the tourism centre, children can romp about or discover exciting things from marine biology in the Multimar.St. Peter-Ording for water sports enthusiasts
The good wind conditions of the North Sea make St. Peter-Ording a popular destination for surfers and kitesurfers. Kitebuggy riders can have their three-wheeled vehicle towed ashore by a stunt kite, in St. Peter-Ording they can use a specially designated area for this purpose. The smooth, firm sand arch of the North Sea resort is also ideal for beach sailing.St. Peter-Ording with dog
Dogs are very welcome in St. Peter-Ording. Finding a vacation rental where four-legged friends are allowed is not a problem. However, to protect other animals, dogs must be kept on a leash during walks. Dogs may romp around on the beach, only certain areas such as the beach chair areas are taboo. In the districts Bad, Böhl, Dorf (Süd) Ording and Ording-Nord there are special dog beaches where dog owners can also take a beach chair.
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On the beach of St. Peter-Ording wooden pile dwellings rise out of the mud flats. They are the landmark of the North Sea resort and the entire North Sea region. The construction on piles is intended to protect the small buildings from flooding. There are restaurants in six pile houses, others serve as toilets or as a base for lifeguards.2. The Amber Museum
Who walks on the beach of St. Peter-Ording often finds golden shimmering amber. Since 2001, the Boy Jöns Amber Museum has been showing how amber is created and what diverse forms it forms. In the Inklusenkabinett visitors can admire amber with over 50 million years old insect inclusions. The museum's own amber grinding shop produces jewellery from this precious material.3. The Eider barrier: protection against flooding
Since 1973, the Eider barrier has been protecting St. Peter-Ording from storm tides. It is located at the North Sea estuary of the river Eider and has several gates. If the sea water level rises, the gates are closed so that not too much sea water is forced into the river. Germany's largest coastal protection structure can be explored on guided tours.4. The historic port of Tönning
About 20 kilometres before St. Peter-Ording at the Eidermündung lies the small village of Tönning. A popular excursion destination is the historic port of Tönning, which many visitors consider to be the most beautiful port on the west coast. The buildings in the harbour can look back on more than 100 years of history. Even older are the Schifferhaus and the Holzschiffswerft in the southwest of the city.5. Regional cuisine in the beach bar 54° North
In St. Peter-Ording, of course, fresh fish is on the menu. A trip to the beach bar 54° Nord in Ording offers a change from the self-catering in the holiday apartment. The beach bar is open depending on the weather and serves fresh, seasonal cuisine. Besides fish dishes there is steak, veal and lamb.