Take a break in a holiday home at Gelting Bay, only a few metres from the water. At Gelting Bay, there are both fine sandy beaches and natural pebble beaches. Cyclists and hikers will be especially interested in the pristine landscape of Geltinger Birk nature reserve. Surfers will also feel great on some of the region's beaches. The holiday homes at Gelting Bay offer a fantastic location by the water and are often equipped with a sauna and whirlpool. Holidays with dogs are no problem either, as some of our houses welcome pets.
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The popular holiday destination of Wackerballig lies in the outer firth of Gelting Bay, some 2 km from the town of Gelting and close to the Schlei. Over the last few years, a holiday village has developed here, full of high-quality Scandinavian-inspired holiday homes.
Enjoy long walks and relaxing time at the beach on the gradually sloping, shallow seabed of the Baltic Sea, build sand castles with your children, or lie back on a deck chair and enjoy a good book. You can also go walking or take a cycle tour along the nature trail in the nearby forest or in the local area.
The Nordschau path will take you to the Gelting Bay nature reserve on the headland. The area is a popular spot for hiking tours, either with or without a guide. Don't miss the historic Charlotte Mill, which is located nearby. In the area, you will also find bicycles and boats for hire, riding schools, the Acqua Tropicana water park in Damp and a golf course in Rabenkirchen.
Be sure to visit the nearby towns of Schleswig and Flensburg, which are perfect for a day trip. In Schleswig, you can visit the cathedral, while Flensburg boasts an interesting museum harbour and a car-free centre, perfect for taking a stroll and picking up some gifts.
Enjoy a boat trip to Glücksburg, where you can visit the castle and moat surrounded by a beautiful park with a rose garden and ancient trees - the perfect day out!
Here are a few more tips for holidays at Gelting Bay:
We also offer holiday homes in other areas along Germany's Baltic coast. In Olpenitz we have new, modern activity homes that can host up to 24 guests. These holiday homes come with a pool, sauna, whirlpool and at least two activities, such as pool and table tennis. You can also enjoy the maritime atmosphere of the Bay of Kiel at Wendtorf Marina. Click here to choose from a range of holiday homes and apartments to enjoy, and treat yourself to a peaceful break by the sea.
We have collected some of the most frequent questions from our guests.
There are 10+ DanCenter houses in the Geltinger Bucht area.
Travellers from the UK can reach Hamburg, Germany by air, rail, ferry or motor vehicles. From there, the Geltinger Bucht area is a train or bus ride away.
Gelting Bay, The Oldenburg Wall Museum,and Felnsburg’s merchant district are some places that you must visit in the Geltinger Bucht area.
Some of the must-try activities in the Geltinger Bucht area are:
Visiting rose gardens, museums, and cathedrals
Kieler Sprotte (smoked fish), Schnüüsch (vegetable stew), Mehlbüdel (bread pudding), Rote Grütze (ice cream with berry compote), Kartoffelpuffer (Potato Pancake), Kartoffelkloesse (Potato Dumplings) are some of the recommended dishes in the Geltinger Bucht area.
The best time to visit the Geltinger Bucht area is from June to September.