Sylt hotels have their own individual charm, whether it is being located just a few steps from the beach or having a balcony overlooking a scenic lake view. The island of Sylt, which is one of the North Frisian Islands, is a beautiful destination along the North and Wadden seas, and it’s a popular summer destination for travelers seeking to relax and see the miles of beaches, sand dunes, and colorful cliffs. On a clear day, you can even see Denmark. There are charming villages around the island, and great culture at the local restaurants and cafes, along with opportunities for water sports.
Choosing the best Sylt Germany hotel for you depends on the type of accommodation needed, and while this island doesn’t have the sheer number of hotels you’d find in a major city, there is still plenty to choose from. For tranquility and classic elegance, the Hotel Miramar (pictured), which dates back to 1903, provides a timeless sense of tradition in its Art Nouveau atmosphere. Guests can choose among single or double rooms and suites, many of which have great views of the beach. The rooms have a soothing décor, and the hotel focuses on creating a relaxing atmosphere for guests. There is a wellness spa, and options for a romantic meal complete with flowers and candlelight. The Hotel Miramar aslo offers summer specials, off-season packages, and holiday packages for Christmas and New Year’s Eve.
The 4-star Strandhotel Sylt is the best Sylt Germany hotel if you’re looking for a feeling of home. The hotel provides 53 spacious rooms that include combined living room and bedroom studios, single, double, and luxury suites, and the age of the building (it was built in 1906), lends it a low-key historic feeling. However, the rooms are stylish and include a pantry, minibar, coffee and tea maker, and a patio or balcony, and the cozy library and breakfast room are the perfect place to start the day. Located behind the scenic beach dunes, the Strandhotel offers direct access to the beach, and it’s a short walk from the Friedrichstrasse promenade for shopping excursions. Guests can also relax with a massage treatment, steam bath, or sauna.
The Dorint Strandresrot & Spa in the village of Westerland, located very close to a sandy beach and in a beautifully relaxing setting. There are studio-style hotel rooms, suites, and apartments, many of which are non-smoking and also include balconies. The Dorint is a great hotel for events, and the EBBE&FOOD Restaurant and 54°NORD Bar have high-quality food and drinks. There is a spa and wellness center, as well as an indoor pool and a sauna. In the same vein, the best Sylt Germany hotel options also include the Dorfhotel and the Lindner Hotel.
Sylt hosts many year-round events including the Surf World Cup, Sylt Gourmet Festival, and the German Polo Masters. When planning your itinerary, check with Sylt hotels during these events for availability and inclusive vacation packages, and be sure to book early. Whenever you visit, Sylt has an abundance of historical sites, including the Old Governor’s Mansion built in 1649, the 800-year-old Romanesque St. Severus Church, an eighteenth-century Old Frisian House, and Denghoog, the 5000-year-old tomb in Wenningstedt. The first-century BC ruins of Tinnum Castle are a draw as well, as are the nude beaches and the casino in Westerland. Th easiest option for transportation to the island is by train across the causeway from the city of Niebull, in mainland Germany.