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Baldeneysee Essen

Baldeneysee Essen

A Beautiful Lake In Germany

Germany is full of beautiful lakes and the Baldeneysee Essen is a fabulous location that has forests all around the shoreline. You can visit the lake in both the winter and the summer and there are lots of trips by ship or boat and also water sports for those who crave some fun and excitement. Swimming is not allowed but there is sailing with many regular regattas and lots of other recreational activities.

An Inland Beach Resort

The Seaside Beach Baldeney is over 250 metres long and the 65,000 square metres accommodates hundreds of visitors. Created using Caribbean white sand, this wonderful beach on the shores of the lake can be a haven of relaxation but also has enough going on to satisfy those who want some water fun without enduring the stress of a long journey to the coast. If you visit in the winter you can enjoy mulled wine and a barbecue sausage and in the summer just relax on the beach with a lager or soft drink.

Action And Fun

Whether you enjoy beach sports like volleyball, canoeing or windsufing or want to take part in climbing, hot rod racing or trying out a Segway, the Seaside Beach Baldeney Essen has it all. There is a cycle path around the lake which is also open to inline skaters and there are plenty of food and drink establishments serving the ubiquitous German sausages and a cold beer. After a long walk or ride, try a drink in one of the Beer Gardens with a stunning view over the lake.

Events And Celebrations

The Seaside Beach Baldeney also hosts corporate events and celebrations like birthday parties. Both outdoor events using marquees and indoor events can be arranged in this beautiful location.

Hotels Near To Baldeneysee Essen

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Schlosshotel Hugenpoet

If you are looking for five star luxury then the Schlosshotel Hugenpoet offers superior accommodation in a 17th century castle. Situated just over 7 kilometres from the Baldeneysee Essen, rooms and suites are available with either modern or antique furnishings. There is an outdoor tennis court and free entrance to the nearby fitness centre where many treatments are available. Free parking and a friendly staff who all speak English will help to make your stay here very comfortable.

Boutique Hotel Villa am Ruhrufer Golf & Spa

Golf lovers and those who want to relax are both accommodated at the Boutique Hotel Villa am Ruhrufer Golf & Spa which lies 9.1 kilometres from the Baldeneysee Essen. All the rooms are very spacious with flat screen TV and connection to SKY. The free Wi-Fi and spa with swimming pool make this a top choice for visitors to the area and the hotel will take you by water limousine on a river trip up the Ruhr and Rhine.

Leonardo Royal Hotel Düsseldorf Königsallee

Located within the city of Düsseldorf, the Leonardo Royal Hotel is 18.62 kilometres from the Baldeneysee Essen. Close to the central station and only 100 metres from the shopping centre, this hotel has four star accommodation and is an excellent base from which to discover the beautiful surroundings of the city and wider area. Rooms are soundproofed and the restaurant serves tasty local cuisine and exotic cocktails. With the airport a mere 20 minute drive, the Leonardo is another excellent choice.

How To Get To Baldeneysee Essen

Whether you fly into Düsseldorf, are taking the train or are coming by road, the resort of Baldeneysee Essen is easy to reach.


From the town of Essen, the Deutsche Bahn line 6 takes you to the Hügel stop and you will see the lake as soon as you disembark the train. There are daily regular trains from Düsseldorf which is a 25 minute journey.


Journeying by car to Baldeneysee Essen from Düsseldorf takes about 35 minutes and the route is via the A52 motorway. Although the resort get very busy at weekends, there is some free parking available.

By Air

The nearest airport is the Düsseldorf International (DUS) and the journey time from there to the resort is around 35 to 40 minutes whether you choose to take the trip by train or by car.

Things To Do Around Baldeneysee Essen

The city of Essen has a host of different things to do and see. Ranging from a visit to a coal mine to a more sedate wander around a museum, there is a lot to enjoy when you want to see something different to the lakeside resort.

Museums And Art

The Museum Folkwang has an excellent collection of art including some famous impressionist paintings. Once inside the entry to the main collection is free. This is a recently renovated museum with both modern art and some 19th century classics. However, this is probably not recommended for small children and if you are easily offended give it a miss as there is a lot of nudity in the exhibits.

History And Ruins

The ruins of the 750 year old fortification Isenberg are situated above the lake and are an excellent choice if you love history. In addition, the Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen is another interesting place if you are interested in the history of mining around the Ruhr.

Shopping Trips

The Einkaufszentrum Limbecker Platz is Essen has three levels of shopping and lots of places to eat and f you want to buy some organic clothing or food try the Native Souls Organic Fair Fashion. Finally, the close by district of Werden has some pretty medieval streets where you can wander around and buy some souvenirs.

A Wonderful Resort

Baldeneysee Essen is a beautiful inland lake resort that is easy to access and is very popular with families. Once you have finished the boat trips and water sports there are many other activities to enjoy and the accommodation near to the resort is varied. A visit to the resort will give you a different perspective on Germany.

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