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Highlights in Sylt

  • Windsurfing
  • Infinite beach
  • Quiet life
  • Friesland Islands

Best Holiday Homes & Rentals in Sylt

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Westerland, Sylt
Holiday Rental • 90 m² • 2 Bedrooms
4.2
(19 reviews)
Bright and friendly furnished apartment house, only 1.4 km from the beautiful sandy beaches of the North Sea, in the quiet district of Alt-Westerland. The apartments are spacious and were partially renovated in 2013. Whether it's a wellness weekend or a holiday with sporting ambitions. Whether cycling, surfing or yoga on the beach. Work up a sweat with your favorite sport and then enjoy the wonderful view of the sea in one of the numerous beach saunas along the western beach from List to Hörnum. Highlights included: WLANActivities nearby: Sylt is more varied and diverse than almost any othe...
from €93 / night
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Westerland, Sylt
Holiday Rental • 75 m² • 2 Bedrooms
4.1
(12 reviews)
Spacious apartments just 1.5 kilometers from the beautiful sandy beaches of the North Sea. Spend time with the whole family on the beach splashing around, looking for shells and building castles. Or listen to a pirate tale on board a cutter on the high seas. And if the weather is bad, simply start the anti-boredom program behind the dunes and visit the wave pool or watch the sharks being fed in the aquarium.Highlights included: WLAN activities in the area: Sylt is more varied and diverse than almost any other island. Around 50 km of hiking trails and around 200 km of cycle paths invite you ...
from €89 / night
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Westerland, Sylt
Holiday Rental • 60 m² • 1 Bedroom
4.2
(14 reviews)
Bright and friendly furnished apartment house, only 1.4 km from the beautiful sandy beaches of the North Sea, in the quiet district of Alt-Westerland. The apartments are spacious and were partially renovated in 2013. Whether it's a wellness weekend or a holiday with sporting ambitions. Whether cycling, surfing or yoga on the beach. Work up a sweat with your favorite sport and then enjoy the wonderful view of the sea in one of the numerous beach saunas along the western beach from List to Hörnum. Highlights included: WLAN Activities nearby: Sylt is more varied and diverse than almost any oth...
from €72 / night

Prices and availability

Holiday lettings prices Sylt

€182for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
€219 annual average
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Holiday lettings availability Sylt

71%for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
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Holiday homes and rentals in Sylt

Traditional residences

It is not the most famous tourist region, at least not as well as the Côte d'Azur or Cap d'Agde, but the Germans have made it their second home. Sylt has a healthy environment, a natural charm... and holiday homes, in town or more away!

Rentals where life is good

Whether you are alone or accompanied by your spouse or even your tribe, Sylt's rentals are very spacious. They often have several floors, which gives them a massive look. With a thatched or slate roof and all the interior comfort, the Frisian style is both traditional and modern, like the English cottages. The flowered garden is accessed through the terrace, and if there is a floor, the balcony is often also included. Given the layout of the island, the beach is never far away.

Holidays in Sylt

Location and orientation

Oceanic Germany

Located in northern Germany, just before the border with Denmark, Sylt is an island facing the North Sea. As the local airport only serves domestic routes, you will have to fly either to Frankfurt and then to Sylt or Hamburg. From there, it is a good two hours drive to Flensburg on Highway 7, before turning off and taking the shuttle bus.

An island that has become a peninsula

The first thing we notice about Sylt is his shape, a kind of boat anchor as if to cling to the land. While the outer face is a long sandy coastline, the leeward part is cut in half by Morsum's arm of earth, which was built in 1927. This favours silting and gives it a Bay of Arcachon feel, but here it is called the Wadden Sea. With its 15,000 inhabitants, the capital Westerland is built in the middle of the island, but other villages are present along each arm.

Travellers and activities

Sylt for lovers of beautiful things

Sylt is the island of Ré or the German Martha's Vineyard, a place prized by the good bourgeoisie, where you can relax far from the hustle and bustle of the city and business. The sea air is lively and iodized, and the gardens allow you to relax in the sun, with the song of birds.

Sylt for the ecologists

You can walk on the beach, in the heather moors or inland, and you can easily see seals in the bay. Finally, if you are a naturist, a part of the beach has been dedicated to it for almost a century!

Until the 19th century, the island's vegetation was sparse. So to dress it up a little, species have been imported, and even from as far away as Kamchatka, like the very flashy rosa rugosa.

Top 5 things to do in Sylt

1. Halloween on December 31st

On New Year's Eve, children do not disguise themselves as naughty creatures but go, masked and in groups, to recite poems from house to house in exchange for sweets or pocket money.

2. Enjoy the coastline

Here, the sand is fine and short over a good thirty kilometres without stopping. Not to mention the Rote Kliff (the red dune, because of the ochre), from which you can take a little height. It must be said that the island is very, very, very flat, like all Friesland. This weakens it in the face of erosion. So be careful not to bring down that sand castle.

3. Surfing

Considering how it blows in the North Sea, surfing and windsurfing are in the spotlight, and a world windsurfing championship has been held there since 1984. Several schools are located everywhere for those who would like to learn.

4. Cycling around

The charm of the Frisian countryside is ideal for spending your day outdoors. No need to rush, you can go around the island by cycling along the 250 km of cycle paths and improvise a picnic on the side of the road, in a field.

5. Live a bohemian life

Despite his bourgeois side, Sylt has always attracted artists and intellectuals, such as the painter Anita Rée. More recently, it was Roman Polanski who filmed scenes from The Ghost Writer, as well as Vent d'Ouest released in 2012.

FAQs: Holiday Homes & Rentals in Sylt

On average, how much do holiday homes in Sylt cost?

As indicated by its annual average price of €178.36, Sylt is not a destination that stands out for being the most expensive or the cheapest in Germany.

When are holiday homes cheaper in Sylt?

If you would like to save as much as possible during your visit to Sylt, go there in March (€151.64 per night on average), February (€153.53), or January (€155.16) to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

When are holiday homes more expensive in Sylt?

When you look at renting a holiday home in Sylt, the highest prices are found in the month of July (with an average of €207.77 per night), followed by August (€204.57), and September (€193.22).

Do I need to plan a trip to Sylt well in advance?

We recommend you to book in advance in Sylt as only 30% of the accommodations remain free, following the data observed in 2020.

When are more holiday homes available?

In 2020, the months with more free accommodation in Sylt were January, December, and February with average availabilities of 74%, 59.67% and 59.2%, respectively.

When are fewer holiday homes available?

According to data from 2020, the months when it is most difficult to find accommodation in Sylt are, in order, September (with 1.75% of available rentals), August (1.8%), and July (3.25%).

How many holiday homes does Holidu have in Sylt?

Holidu has around 1900 properties in Sylt, offered by 25 different partners.

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