Beaches

Sensational sea life in Denmark

With over 400 islands and 7,000 kilometres’ of Danish coastline, Danes could certainly be said to have salt water in their veins.

Book a stay at a traditional beach hotel and tell your clients to get ready to either soak up a sunset or pick up the pace with long hikes, horseback riding along steep cliffs or rides on the waves of the west coast of Jutland. The options are limitless when it comes to enjoying life by the sea in Denmark.

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Coastal breaks in Denmark

Denmark is world famous for its good work to life balance, giving the Danes plenty of opportunities to make the most of their free time. For a long holiday, a weekend break or just a day trip, the many coastal villages, sandy beaches and ocean views are never more than one hour away.

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Life by the sea in Denmark

Let your clients recharge their batteries by the sea in a homely summer cottage for rent, in a tent at the cosy camping areas or at one of the many, quite fashionable and stylish, beach hotels.

Danish darlings along the coastline include Skagen, which is famous among artists for its special light, and which, in the past, attracted painters such as P.S. Krøyer and Anna and Michael Ancher. Today, this old and pretty fishing village is a hot spot for bon vivants, bohemians, sailors and others in search for the good life by the sea. The buzzing summer harbour life paints another lively picture of Danish sea side culture.

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Did you know...

• You can set foot in two different oceans when standing on "Grenen" in Skagen, at the very nice tip of North of Denmark.

• Denmark is famous for its long bright summer nights, offering the best opportunities to dine under open skies, go for late evening walks and enjoy barbeques in the parks and on the beaches

• Danish beach hotels, most of which are more than a 100 years old, have experienced a revival over the past decade – not least due to the Danish TV series ”The Beach Hotel” and TV show ”Denmark’s best beach hotels” - read more here: Charming Danish beach hotels

• The north of Zealand is called the Danish Riviera 

• Læsø is the only place in the world where seaweed was used on roofs until the 20th century

5 things you should try while you’re in Denmark:

• Spent a night in one of Denmark’s legendary beach hotels

• Go island hopping between Denmark’s 400 islands

• Eat wild shrimp from Skagerak at the harbour in Skagen

• Rent a summer cottage by the sea in Jutland

• Go for long walks on the wide sandy beaches of the west coast of Jutland.

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