Destination guide

This German Riviera gem is a right belter

A bustling family resort on Germany's Baltic Coast, Boltenhagen is a real gem of the German Riviera. Get your German adventure off to the best start by booking a beautiful Boltenhagen vacation rental with sea views. This buzzy seaside town has stacks of family appeal, whether it's building sandcastles on the beach or paddling in the shallow cool waters. Nearby, visit Bothmer Castle, or venture into the historic town of Wismar, a 30-minute drive away. As the sun sets, why not stroll along the boardwalk, which is dotted with bars and cozy restaurants.

Things to do

Out for the Count in Boltenhagen

Boltenhagen is well located for many of the sights in the area. It's a 30-minute drive from the charming town of Wismar, which is famous for its UNESCO-listed Old Town. Just 3 miles inland from the beach is Bothmer Castle. Built for Count Hans Caspar von Bothmer in the 1700s, this handsome, baroque-era palace houses a museum and ornamental gardens. Time your visit right and you could catch one of the fantastic classical music concerts held in the grounds each summer.


Boats, beer and building sandcastles, Boltenhagen has it all

Boltenhagen is a typical seaside town, and life tends to revolve around the beach and the boardwalk. Follow the flow of the families who flock here each season, and pack a picnic and spend the day building sandcastles on the beach, or swimming in the cool Baltic waters. If you prefer to spend your days on the water rather than in it, then head to the Boltenhagen Pier and book a boat trip. As the days close, head back to your Boltenhagen vacation rental with a bottle or two of local brew and toast the sunset.


Remember it's Boltenhagen not the Bahamas

Now don't go confusing Boltenhagen with the Bahamas, because the weather is not quite as balmy. But time it right and you'll see blue skies and endless sunshine. Peak season is June, July, and August when temperatures can reach 70 degrees and above, although the odd rain shower may fall. This is also the busiest time of year to visit, and Boltenhagen vacation rentals can get snapped up well in advance. The low season is winter, when the brusque winds draw in off the Baltic Sea and it can get bitterly cold, so pack plenty of extra layers.

Natural features

The bikers and hikers of the Baltic Coast

Overlooking the steely Baltic Sea, Boltenhagen is a buzzy seaside town on the northeastern coast of Germany. It's within easy reach of Lubeck and Wismar. This part of the coast is a popular area for hikers and mountain bikers. One of the busier walking trails runs from the beach in Boltenhagen and follows the coast for 7 miles down to Klutz. There's also a cycling path which runs from Wismar to Wolgast, called the Baltic Sea Cycle Path, which promises sweeping views of the Baltic Sea.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Boltenhagen

The nearest airport is in Luebeck (LBC), located 24.2 mi (38.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Rostock (RLG-Laage), which is 44.4 mi (71.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Boltenhagen?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 702 vacation rentals near Boltenhagen. From 313 Houses to 344 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 Boltenhagen for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Boltenhagen:

  • Tarnewitz: 126 vacation rentals
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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 Boltenhagen?

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

  • Kletterpark Boltenhagen: 6,778 vacation rentals
  • Theater Wismar: 2,859 vacation rentals
  • Lübeck-Travemünde Strand Station: 3,181 vacation rentals
  • Hinter Dem Rathaus Gallery: 1,576 vacation rentals
  • Cismar Nature Museum: 8,429 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Boltenhagen 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 Boltenhagen?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 313 Houses in Boltenhagen. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Boltenhagen include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 344 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 32 rentals available
  • Cottages: 32 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Boltenhagen?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 43 vacation rentals with pool available in Boltenhagen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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