What can you do in Sylt?
Sylt covers a land area of 38,28 square miles. There are plenty of opportunities for sight seeing and adventure on the island.
Golfclub Budersand Sylt
Known as the Best Golf Course in Germany for 2020 according to Golf Magazine, Golfclub Budersand is a challenging 18-hole championship course surrounded by natural dunes and the ocean on three sides. The Budersand Hotel features a spa and a restaurant for those planning their stay.
Also known as the music shell, Musikmuschel is an open-air venue that offers classical music concerts and orchestra events all summer served with champagne. The pavilion was built in 1879 and is a noted point of interest.
Yacht Club of Sylt
Visitors to the island can charter a yacht at the Yacht Club of Sylt and take a tour around the island. The yachts all include fully stocked bars and the yacht club has a sailing school to teach individuals how to charter the waters.
Where to Stay in Sylt?
Popular hotels, bed and breakfasts and rentals are scattered throughout the island. Most of the popular spots are along the western coast.
Severrins Resort and Spa
Located in the heart of the island. The Severrins Resort and Spa is an upscale hotel with a set of thatched-roof buildings that are just a short walk to the North Sea coastline. There are 62 suites and 22 apartments. There’s also a wellness and fitness area, a large swimming pool and a restaurant.
Dorint Strandhotel and Spa
Located right next to the sea and within walking distance to the Sylt Aquarium, the Dorint Strandhotel and Spa offers studio apartments, rental bikes and a large pool. Breakfast is served each morning buffet style in the Ebbe and Food restaurant, and guests can sign up for massages and beauty treatments.
Located in the village of Rantum, SOL’RING HOF is a five-star hotel in the middle of the dunes. There are 15 rooms, each with its own beach hut, and e-bike and a list of luxurious amenities.
Where to Eat in Sylt?
Sylt has many culinary choices with over 200 eateries to choose from. There are beach bistros, rustic pubs and locally owned gourmet restaurants.
A friendly British atmosphere, Café Mateika is located off the beaten path and available for both dine-in and takeout for lunch and breakfast. The café has a coffee shop vibe with cake and elaborate desserts, baguettes and vegetarian dishes.
Tellerrand is an informal restaurant and bar that offers international cuisine and four course dinners. Outdoor dining with umbrellas is available. Menu items include scallops, prawn, Thai asparagus and chocolate brownies.
Restaurant Die Seekiste
Restaurant Die Seekiste is a charming little restaurant that offers German and central European cuisine. Choices include seafood and meat dishes and there are also vegetarian options.
What events to attend in Sylt?
Spring and summer are perfect times to charter a private jet and visit Sylt. It’s also the time of year when many of the popular annual events take place.
German Polo Masters
The German Polo Masters takes place each year at the beginning of August. There are polo games, exhibits and local delicacies. The masters features over 120 horses and six polo teams.
Sylt hosts the largest wine festival in the world from July to September. The festival features more than 300 wines from over 50 local vineyards. There is a parade, fireworks and carnival rides all centered around the wine tastings.
The Gourmet Safari is a special even where participants are transported from venue to venue to sample wines and dishes from some of Germany’s most talented chefs. It takes place the end of October and the first of November.