Kühlungsborn – The Biggest Baltic Sea Resort

Are you ready to discover?

Go beyond travel, venture off the beaten path and experience hidden, unique and special places in Germany.


Kühlungsborn – The Biggest Baltic Sea Resort

Take A Holiday At Kühlungsborn On The Baltic Sea

Situated on the Baltic coastline, the town of Kühlungsborn is a great place to take a holiday. It has a long beach and promenade and is full of different kinds of activities to suit both the young and older people.

The hotels in the town have typical spa architecture, there is a marina and many spa treatments on offer at different venues.

A Wonderful Atmosphere In Kühlungsborn

Many of the buildings in Kühlungsborn feature the art deco style. The ornamental facades are very colourful and the beach is a haven of fun for children and parents. With clear air and clean water, the climate at Kühlungsborn is really good for your health and you can indulge your inner child by taking part is a myriad of sporting and fun activities

Whether you love sailing, cycling or golf you can enjoy any of these sports at this wonderful holiday town. As well as the long sandy beach there are miles of forest to explore.

Historical Kühlungsborn

If you want to experience more than a beach holiday then Kühlungsborn will not disappoint. You can take a ride on a narrow gauge steam train or take a day out to see some of the marvellous buildings around the town.

St John’s Church is a Gothic creation with a stunning large cross and a nave that is constructed from stones that were gathered from local fields. It dates from the 13th century.

The New Pier

By the Kühlungsborn Pier which was newly built in 1991, there is the Baltic Sea Watchtower which is one of the last to survive from when the town belonged to the Eastern Bloc. The long promenade is part of the E9 European Long Distance Path which extends for over 5,000 kilometres through the country.

When you have finished sightseeing and exploring you can take some relaxation at one of the many restaurants and cafes in Kühlungsborn. The locals offer genuine hospitality and will make you feel right at home in this Baltic Sea resort.

Find Accommodation At Kühlungsborn

secret hotel deals

Upstalsboom Hotelresidenz & SPA Kühlungsborn

A hotel and spa facilities with a four star rating is available at the Upstalsboom Hotelresidenz & SPA Kühlungsborn. The hotel is just 100 metres from the long sandy beach and it has free Wi-Fi, two restaurants and a cosy cafe. Rooms are equipped with a flat screen TV, a balcony and are all non smoking.

The Restaurant Fulgen serves breakfast every day until .00 pm so there is no need to rush down in them morning. In the Restaurant Brunshaupten you can order local cuisine and International dishes and every day you can opt for a fresh home made cake and drink from the Arendsee Café. Take your time to enjoy the spa facilities and indoor pool before you explore all that there is to see at Kühlungsborn.

Hotel Polar-Stern

If you want to stay at an historic hotel that is right on the beach then this is the one to choose. The Hotel Polar-Stern has a south facing garden and rooms are fully equipped with a TV and radio. All rooms feature a private bathroom and free Wi-Fi.

The antique furnishings of the hotel make it very comfortable as well as elegant. You have a choice of dishes from the Bülow’s Steak Restaurant which serves a wide selection of foods from the Mediterranean and International regions. Fine whiskies are also on offer at the bar. Located just 3 kilometres from the centre of the town, this superb hotel has English speaking staff who will make you very welcome.

Grand Hotel Heiligendamm

Overlooking the beautiful Baltic coast, the Grand Hotel Heiligendamm is 6.2 kilometres from Kühlungsborn. This luxury establishment has unrivalled views of the beach and stylish rooms that are fully equipped. Free Internet access is available in all rooms and each one has been individually decorated.

Each morning you can have an American style breakfast and the three restaurants offer a wider range of foods including sushi. There is large swimming pool in the spa area. The hotel also has a children’s club and nearby there are opportunities for riding, golf and watersports.

How To Get To Kühlungsborn

By Air

Lubeck airport is the closest to Kühlungsborn but you can also fly to Hamburg if this is more convenient. Use public transport or drive onward to your final destination.

By Train

There are four changes of train from Lubeck to Kühlungsborn. A shuttle from the airport will take you to Lübeck Hbf, the main train station. Then change to a regional express to Bad Kleinen. Another regional express train will take you to Wismar and then take a train to Bad Doberan. The final train goes to Ostseebad Kühlungsborn Ost. Total journey time is 4 hours and 58 minutes.

By Road

If you are driving the journey is shorter and will take around 1 hour and 8 minutes. Use the B207 to the A20 and follow this to HW135 in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Take the exit for B105 Rostock. Continue on the B105 and L12 to your final destination in Kühlungsborn.

Other Activities Close To Kühlungsborn

Look Around The Seaside Resort Of Heiligendamm

This is the oldest seaside resort in Germany and is just 15 minutes from Kühlungsborn. Founded in 1793 by Duke Friedrich Franz I, this is a beautiful town that was often visited by the nobles in the 19th century. Try taking tea at the Grand Hotel Heiligendamm or take a stroll along the hotels own pier. The Grand has a total of seven restaurants and bars so you will find something to your taste.

Explore The Coastal Paths Or Take A Train Ride

The beauty of the landscapes around Kühlungsborn has to be seen to be believed. The sear air is so refreshing and you can walk for hours enjoying the peace and quiet.

Try a trip on the Molli Schmalspurbahn. This is an historic narrow gauge steam train that runs between the coastal resorts in the region. Catch it at Fritz-Reuter-Straße 1, 18225 Kühlungsborn and see some more of this beautiful coast.

Browse our holidays involving lakes, rivers and coastlines in Germany

Comments are closed here.