Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Borkum

The area's museums and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Borkum. This city has something for everyone. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Borkum

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Borkum a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pieterburen Seal Sanctuary (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Erlebnispark-Norddeich (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Borkum

The nearest airport is in Groningen (GRQ-Eelde), located 32.5 mi (52.3 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Borkum Reede Station or Borkum Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Borkum?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 304 holiday lettings around Borkum. From 270 Flats to 31 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Borkum?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Borkum:

  • Greetsiel: 125 holiday homes
  • Rysum: 15 holiday homes
  • Groothusen: 25 holiday homes
  • Upleward: 18 holiday homes
  • Hamswehrum: 17 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Borkum?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Borkum. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Borkum (Nordseebad) Station: 523 holiday lettings
  • Borkum Lighthouse: 515 holiday lettings
  • Borkum Promenade: 496 holiday lettings
  • Schiff Feuerschiff Borkum National Park: 1,372 holiday lettings
  • Borkum Reede Station: 1,494 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Borkum listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Borkum?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 270 Flats in Borkum. Our other popular types of Borkum holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 31 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Borkum?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Borkum. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.