HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled

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.

    Exceptional! 5/5
    (13 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    Apartment #2524503
    13
    Viewed 77 times in the last 48 hours
      Excellent! 4.4/5
      (7 reviews)
      avg/night
      • 1 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 5
      Apartment #2368648
      7
      Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
        Excellent! 4.4/5
        (14 reviews)
        avg/night
        • 2 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 4
        Apartment #2457280
        14
        Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
          Exceptional! 5/5
          (15 reviews)
          avg/night
          • 2 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          Apartment #2369113
          15
          Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
            Wonderful! 4.9/5
            (44 reviews)
            avg/night
            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 2
            Apartment #740237
            44
            Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
              Excellent! 4.7/5
              (24 reviews)
              avg/night
              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 2
              Apartment #2334620
              24
              Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                Exceptional! 5/5
                (17 reviews)
                avg/night
                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 7
                Apartment #2479774
                17
                Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                  (20 reviews)
                  avg/night
                  • 1 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 3
                  Apartment #760058
                  20
                  Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 5
                    Apartment #547854
                    4
                    Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                      (31 reviews)
                      avg/night
                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Apartment #2391476
                      31
                      Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Apartment #2535106
                        4
                        Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                          avg/night
                          • 1 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 3
                          Apartment #2405442
                          4
                          Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                            (12 reviews)
                            avg/night
                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Apartment #2430844
                            12
                            Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                              Excellent! 4.6/5
                              (10 reviews)
                              avg/night
                              • 1 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Separate Toilet
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Multiple rentals Apartment #2043269
                              10
                              Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                • Studio
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 2
                                Multiple rentals Apartment #2365221
                                8
                                Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                  avg/night
                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 2
                                  Bungalow #2408555
                                  3
                                  Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    House #2586241
                                    Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                      (6 reviews)
                                      avg/night
                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 3
                                      Apartment #2022467
                                      6
                                      Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                        (13 reviews)
                                        avg/night
                                        • Studio
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 2
                                        Multiple rentals Apartment #2404497
                                        13
                                        Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                          (6 reviews)
                                          avg/night
                                          • 3 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 6
                                          House #2558190
                                          6
                                          Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Separate Toilet
                                            • Sleeps 3
                                            Apartment #2018256
                                            3
                                            Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
                                              avg/night
                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Apartment #2403284
                                              1
                                              Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                (9 reviews)
                                                avg/night
                                                • 1 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Apartment #2236072
                                                9
                                                Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                  (8 reviews)
                                                  avg/night
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  Apartment #516610
                                                  8
                                                  Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                    (12 reviews)
                                                    avg/night
                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    Apartment #532421
                                                    12
                                                    Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      avg/night
                                                      • 1 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Apartment #2632437
                                                      1
                                                      Viewed 122 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        Apartment #2408490
                                                        1
                                                        Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                          (9 reviews)
                                                          avg/night
                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                          Apartment #2261192
                                                          9
                                                          Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                            (5 reviews)
                                                            avg/night
                                                            • 1 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            Multiple rentals Apartment #2043269
                                                            5
                                                            Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                              (20 reviews)
                                                              avg/night
                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              Apartment #2010579
                                                              20
                                                              Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                (9 reviews)
                                                                avg/night
                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Multiple rentals Apartment #2232311
                                                                9
                                                                Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                  (26 reviews)
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Apartment #2005143
                                                                  26
                                                                  Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                    (5 reviews)
                                                                    avg/night
                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 3
                                                                    Apartment #2408336
                                                                    5
                                                                    Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                      (6 reviews)
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      House #2044100
                                                                      6
                                                                      Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                        (6 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                        House #2496790
                                                                        6
                                                                        Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          House #2437776
                                                                          4
                                                                          Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                            (4 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 3
                                                                            Apartment #2361504
                                                                            4
                                                                            Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                                              Apartment #2408554
                                                                              3
                                                                              Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                                Apartment #2560601
                                                                                1
                                                                                Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                  (6 reviews)
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  • Studio
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                                                  Multiple rentals Apartment #2404497
                                                                                  6
                                                                                  Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    • Studio
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #518771
                                                                                    4
                                                                                    Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      Apartment #2542301
                                                                                      3
                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                                                        House #2403277
                                                                                        2
                                                                                        Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 3
                                                                                          House #2528464
                                                                                          2
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • Studio
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 10
                                                                                            House #2071377
                                                                                            Viewed 48 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                              (11 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                                              • 3 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              House #2247709
                                                                                              11
                                                                                              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                                • 4 BA
                                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                House #2369401
                                                                                                3
                                                                                                Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 3
                                                                                                  Apartment #2517965
                                                                                                  2
                                                                                                  Viewed 58 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Apartment #2636197
                                                                                                    3
                                                                                                    Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Apartment #2524924
                                                                                                      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      • 1 - 50 of 300+