Turn back the clock, and forget the hustle and bustle of life, at one of Denmark's traditional seaside hotels. There's nothing quite like the laid-back atmosphere and old-world charm of Denmark's beach hotels, dotted around Denmark's beautiful coast. Many of Denmark's beach hotels (badehoteller) have top-of-the-range spa and wellness facilities. At others, it's all about good food, great views and nothing but relaxation.
It's easy to feel fabulous in Denmark! Get inspiration for a spa weekend or spa retreat with our guide to some of Denmark's best luxury spas, spa hotels and traditional seaside hotels (badehoteller). Gilleleje Badehotel and Hotel Vejlefjord are classic examples of Denmark's badehoteller, where old-world Danish charm meets luxury spa and wellness facilities.
In Zealand, Møn and Lolland-Falster you will find a number of cosy inns, each with it's own history and food culture. Several of the inns have a royal priviledge and is in itself a part of history. These inns are all situated close to the Danish kings' roads and were used to accomodate the king and his entourage when they travelled the country.
The Kure and Nielsson family and their three daughters have established a genuine and authentic farm shop at Søkildegaard.
1st of July 2007 Knuthenlund started the largest conversion to organic farming in Danish history. The number of staff increased from 4 to 22. Now 1800 out of 2400 acres are grown organically and the herd numbers 320 dairy sheep and 125 dairy goats. The former cow shed now houses a farm dairy and visitors can get an imminent look at milking and cheese production.
Beautiful nature on Nekselø
A visit to Dragsholm Castle gives you a special treat with special attention to detail. It’s the owner’s ambition to give the guests a high quality experience. “We focus on giving our guest a complete experience including nature, gastronomy and history and we’re very attentive to give a top quality service”, says Mads Bøttger, the Manager at Dragsholm Castle.
Frederiksminde Hotel is idyllically situated just 50 m from the beach at Præstø Fjord. You feel the comfort as soon as your feet touch the soft sand. It’s the same comfort you feel when you enter the newly redecorated hotel that’s been renovated back to the romantic style around the year 1900. The artwork, the interieur, the lights and the architecture reminds you of a romantic dream.
The largest island in the region, Als, is a wonderful holiday spot with its gentle, green landscape, family-friendly beaches and trails for cycling and hiking. Test the forces of nature and play with technology at Universe, Als’ experience park. You can reach Als by road via the bridge at Sønderborg.
Located just off the coast from Esbjerg, Fanø is an old maritime island with a perfect landscape for beach activities such as kite flying and sailing. The area is also an excellent place to hunt for Danish amber that washed up on the beaches. You can also see a variety of wildlife on the island, such as wild rabbits and seal colonies. The architecture on the island is also extremely special and inspired by the Frisian style.
Sejerø is a beautiful and peaceful island, with undulating landscape and many small swimming beaches. Visit the old church, with its fine fresco paintings, or any of the many burial mounds on the island. You can reach the island by ferry from Havnsø.
This small island is also reachable by ferry from Havnsø. You’ll find beautiful nature on the island, which is easily accessible as a day trip.
On the island of Læsø out in the Kattegat, you can access large stretches of untouched nature and the island is almost entirely circled by wide beaches, with seal colonies and other wildlife.