In Otterndorf nature park, you will find a variety of great holiday homes with whirlpools, saunas and some even with a swimming pool. Our homes range from a cosy comfort house to luxury wellness houses. The best thing is that almost all our houses have their own canoe! The holiday homes for 6 to 12 people are located right by the river, only 500 m from the North Sea.
You can explore the Wadden Sea and the beautiful region surrounding the mouth of the Elbe at the North Sea. Lie on the beach, explore the medieval town or take a cycle trip along the Elbe.
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Discover wonderful sandy beaches and the fascinating game of ebb and flow. Since 2009, Lower Saxony's Wadden Sea has been a UNESCO World Heritage site. Whether cycling, mudflat walking or canoeing, the German North Sea coast offers numerous activities for the whole family. A break in a holiday home at the North Sea means recuperation for body and mind. The pleasant North Sea climate and the fresh air invite relaxation.
A real German exclave on Lower Saxony's North Sea coast: That's where you'll find the 50 DanCenter holiday homes in the water and nature park of Otterndorf, near Cuxhaven. That's the Danish lifestyle at the mouth of the Elbe. The houses for 6 to 12 people - including luxury wellness houses - are all in the 1st and 2nd row back from the water with great river and sea scenery. In keeping with the Nordic vibe, they include whirlpools, saunas and a fireplace as standard – and almost every house has its own canoe.
The cosy atmosphere is apparent as soon as you arrive in the North Sea resort of Otterndorf, and the typical half-timbered houses give the town its own special style, providing your holiday in Otterndorf North Sea resort with a very special charm. "The green town by the sea" offers so many different aspects, with historic timbered houses, a glorious beach and indescribably beautiful views of the River Medem, which give Otterndorf an extra romantic touch.
The historic city is located at the mouth of the River Elbe, where the impressive Wadden Sea and the raw force of the North Sea meet. Holidays in the North Sea resort of Otterndorf mean that you'll be able to experience the ebb and flow of the tide over and over again. Twice in the space of 24 hours, the changing tide reveals part of the seabed: the mudflat.
The North Sea resort offers a well-maintained town centre with a quaint charm and particularly fresh air. The North Sea climate activates your immune system and circulation, and the bracing climate strengthens your immune system, having a healing effect on your skin and airways.
In any season, you can escape from the stress of every day life and relax – whether on the beaches of the North Sea, in the Wadden Sea or over a Frisian afternoon tea by a cosy fire with home-made cake. Let yourself be impressed by the high-quality diversity of this pleasant North Sea resort!
In Otterndorf, you can enjoy close proximity to the Elbe as well as the North Sea. The region offers lots of great activities for all age groups. Here are a few tips for holidays in Otterndorf:
If you don't fancy the North Sea, why not plan a holiday at the Baltic Sea? Here at DanCenter, we have a large selection of holiday homes along the Schleswig-Holstein coast.
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There are 50+ DanCenter houses in Otterndorf.
Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Holstentor Gate, German Tank Museum and the Osten-Hemmoor floating ferry are some places that you must visit in Otterndorf.
Some of the must-try activities in Otterndorf are:
Travellers from the UK can reach Hamburg, Germany by air, rail, ferry or motor vehicles. From there, Otterndorf is a train ride away.
Sauerkraut (Fermented Cabbage), Spätzle (Egg Noodles), Sauerbraten (Roast Beef Stew), Schweinshaxe (Pork Knuckle), Rinderroulade (Beef Roll), Bratwurst (Grilled Sausage) are some of the recommended dishes in Otterndorf.
The best time to visit Otterndorf is from May to October.