Destination guide

Do you like to be beside the seaside? Of course you do!

When you need to switch off, you need to be in Zingst. On the shores of the Baltic Sea, Zingst is a quaint seaside town and popular vacation destination. Visitors love its white sandy beach, wild grassy dunes, and the numerous activities on offer, both on and off the water. Zingst is known for is charming seaside cottages and villas, as well as its storied maritime traditions. With so many ZIngst vacation rentals to choose from, you can book a vacation you'll never forget.

Things to do

Zingst—it demands to be photographed perfectly!

There are signs of Zingst's proud seafaring history throughout the town. The Heimatmuseum chronicles the town's long maritime tradition, and has impressive model ships and a bakery. For fun with all the family, give Experimentarium Zingst a go. This colorful little science museum has interactive exhibits that both young and old will enjoy, as well a workshop program. And if you're a shutterbug, head to Max Hunten's House. Zingst's natural beauty and light makes it popular with photographers, and at Max Hunten's House you can see some really great photographic exhibits, plus learn how to shoot and develop the perfect photo.

Activities

Beach or forest? Take your pick in Zingst

Water enthusiasts will go gaga for the beach at Zingst. At more than 9 miles in length, there are lots of spots to go surfing, kitesurfing, windsurfing, and scuba diving. If you'd rather take things a little slower, you can just lay out in the sun or take a cool dip in the Baltic Sea. In the middle of the beach is Seebruck Zingst, a wooden pier that juts out into the Baltic Sea, and which makes for a delightful evening stroll. And cyclists will enjoy the long cycle paths that run along the seafront and through the nearby forest.

Weather

Don't worry, Baltic conditions ain't all that bad

Word to the wise—bring a coat! The Baltic is synonymous with cold, so Zingst can get quite chilly now and then. However, due to its coastal climate, Zingst does have pleasant summers. In July and August, temperatures often reach into the low 70s. It's still relatively warm come September. However it does start to get pretty wet from August onwards. If you like your weather warm and dry, June is the month for you. However, there is high demand for Zingst vacation rentals in summer, so make sure that you book early.

Natural features

Zingst—where natural delights are all around

Luckily for nature lovers, Zingst lies within the unspoilt Vorpommersche Boddenlandschaft national park. Covering over 180,000 acres, it's the largest national park on Germany's Baltic Sea coast. The landscape is low, flat and constantly being shaped by the sea and the wind. Within the park, you'll find narrow strips of beach, windswept dunes, dense forest, and wild heather. The best way to discovers the park is along its many walking, hiking, and cycle trails, where you might catch sight of deer, wild boar and, if you're lucky, some otters.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Zingst

Fly into Rostock (RLG-Laage), the closest airport, located 40.7 mi (65.5 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Zingst?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,403 vacation rentals near Zingst. From 695 Houses to 1,683 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Zingst for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Zingst?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Zingst:

  • Wendisch Langendorf: 78 vacation rentals
  • Vitte: 24 vacation rentals
  • Kinnbackenhagen: 25 vacation rentals
  • Ribnitz: 64 vacation rentals
  • Waase: 33 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Zingst?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Zingst. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Zingst Beach: 3,195 vacation rentals
  • Experimentarium Zingst: 3,168 vacation rentals
  • Vorpommern Lagoon Area National Park: 3,662 vacation rentals
  • German Amber Museum: 4,323 vacation rentals
  • Darsser Ort Beach: 3,439 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Zingst listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Zingst?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 695 Houses in Zingst. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Zingst include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,683 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 16 rentals available
  • Cottages: 16 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Zingst?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 61 vacation rentals with pool available in Zingst. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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