Where to stay around Sylt?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,310 holiday lettings near Sylt. From 3,684 apartments to 526 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sylt for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Sylt-Ost Keitum Station: 5,181 holiday lettings
  • Morsum Station: 5,202 holiday lettings
  • Westerland (Sylt) Station: 4,964 holiday lettings
  • Sylter Welle: 4,963 holiday lettings
  • Tierpark Tinnum: 5,167 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Sylt 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 apartments in Sylt?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 3,684 apartments in Sylt. Our other popular types of Sylt holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 526 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 80 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 9 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sylt?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 285 holiday homes with pool available in Sylt. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Sylt, North Frisian Islands your home away from home

    Sylt is the largest and the most northerly of the North Frisian Islands which are situated in Germany’s North Sea. It is linked to the mainland by railway along the Hindenburg Causeway and has some fine sandy beaches and clean air. The island is 40 km long and shows evidence of prehistoric settlements although it was officially first mentioned in 13th century records.

    Things to Do in Sylt, North Frisian Islands

    The beaches on Sylt draw many summer visitors to sit in the distinctive wicker beach chairs which have a cosy back for sheltering from cool breezes. Swim in the sea, enjoy the many watersports such as water-skiing and windsurfing and soak up the panoramic sea views. The mudflats, dunes, flowering heaths and high cliffs are ideal for walkers and cyclists and are home to a wide range of flora and fauna. Ellenbogen Natural Conservation Centre is at List, Germany’s most northerly resort. Visitors can take boat trips to neighbouring islands from the southern tip of Sylt at Hornum.

    Places to Visit Around Sylt, North Frisian Islands

    Visit some of the historic sites on the island such as the tumuli. Old villages were home to pirates and whalers in the past. Altogether there are 11 villages on Sylt, each with its own charm such as the village of Keitum which has thatched cottages and neatly kept gardens. The lively centre is at Westerland, a sizeable town for shopping, dining and entertainment and it is a health spa resort. Wenningstedt is a family resort with a Frisian Chapel while Kampen is a popular resort for the jet-set with its golf course and famous Uwe Dune which stands 52 metres high. At Rantum the Becken Seabird Sanctuary provides an interesting day out.

    Weather in Sylt, North Frisian Islands

    Holiday rental homes in the North Frisian Islands have a maritime climate influenced by the Gulf Stream. Summer temperatures reach 22°C (72°F) but winter months are well below freezing and are most inhospitable.

    Travel to Sylt, North Frisian Islands

    The best way to reach Sylt and other North Frisian Island holiday homes is by air. AirBerlin flies from Dusseldorf and Berlin to Sylt/Westerland (GWT) Airport and Hapag-Lloyd Express flies from Hanover, Koln-Bonn and Stuttgart. Connections to these airports are available form most European and UK cities. Flights during the summer season are frequent. The causeway to Sylt is used exclusively for trains and regular train services travel from Hamburg to Westerland in about three hours. For those wanting to bring their car, the vehicle must be loaded onto the car train (Syltshuttle) in Niebull near the Danish border. Alternatively, catch the car ferry which runs from Romo in Denmark to List on the island of Sylt.

    Sightseeing in and around Sylt

    Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Sylt a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Tierpark Tinnum (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
    • Sylt Golf Club (3.1 mi / 5 km)
    • Sylter Welle (3.1 mi / 5 km)
    • Sylt Aquarium (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
    • Foehr Golf Club (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Sylt

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Sylt is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Red Cliff (4.3 mi / 7 km)
    • Hoernum Harbor (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
    • Fohr (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
    • Lakolk Beach (16.1 mi / 25.8 km)
    • Amrum (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
    • Amrumer Strand (19.1 mi / 30.8 km)