Sep 082012

Mirror , mirror on the wall, whose the fairest of them all? 10 of the most picturesque seaside resorts to be imagined stringed along Usedom’s enticing Baltic coast line.

From the stylish and lively “3 Imperial Resorts” (Ahlbeck, Heringsdorf and Bansin) in the south, via the enchanting “Amber Spas” (Ueckeritz, Loddin, Koserow and Zempin) in the centre of the island, up to the family-oriented “Island Spas” of Zinnowitz, Trassenheide and Karlshagen in the north.

With 1,906 hours of sunshine according to long term statistics, Usedom promises more sunshine than any other holiday destination throughout Germany making the 42 km of fine, white sandy beaches the perfect place for holidaymakers of all ages, from eager sandcastle builders to passionate sunbathers.

Would you like to walk out over the Baltic Sea on the longest pier (508 m) in Europe? Stroll along, rollerblade or segway Europe’s longest beach promenade from Bansin to Świnoujście in Poland? Join the famous 3-day Baltic Summer Break starring Europe’s hippest DJs?Attend one of the most spectacular re-enactment  events in Europe “Heringsdorfer Kaisertage” and plunge into the imperial glamour of the early 20th century?

Enjoy a helicopter sightseeing flight above Usedom or book a skippered sailing yacht cruise. Wine and dine with spectacular sea views at sunset or grab freshly caught delicious seafood specialties at a true insider tip for families and connoisseurs.

Blessed with an abundance of natural beauty Usedom invites you to go on an “Island Safari” and explore its wildlife and intriguing natural preserve.

Usedom  offers a wealth of charming attractions, excellent relaxing spa facilities and Heringsdorf definitely is a magically inspiring seaside resort where genuine me time is on your side …

→ Island Usedom

→ Webcams
→ Airport Heringsdorf

Hotels in Heringsdorf/close to Heringsdorf

→ Steigenberger Grandhotel and Spa
→ Romantik Hotel Esplande

→ Maritim Hotel
→ Strandhotel Ostseeblick
→ Travel Charme Strandidyll Heringsdorf
→ Upstalsboom Ostseestrand
→ Hotel Oasis
→ Seetel-Hotels
→ Das Ahlbeck
→ Kaiser Spa – Hotel Zur Post
→ Hotel Ostende
→ Strandhotel Ahlbeck
→ Hotel Wald und See
→ Travel Charme Strandhotel Bansin
→ Strandhotel-Heringsdorf
→ Ancon Hotels
→ Aurelia Hotel & Villen
→ Usedom-Hotel “Villen im Park”
→ Residenz Waldoase
→ Hotel Kastell
→ Aparthotel Strandhus

Sep 072012

From around 1830 onwards, the life of a seaside resort slowly emerged. Sea bathing in that era was completely different  from the activity we know today.

Doctors often prescribed (water) spa visits as an effective means of dealing with various disorders (including asthma, skin diseases and gastrointestinal problems). The treatment took place in hotels; the pure seawater was carried by horse and cart in huge zinc tubs, and the guests could partake of hot or cold baths, in the hotel, in the  clear seawater.

Treatment involving drinking seawater was also often prescribed. Please read →

Aug 142012

Beside the seaside: The best UK coastal resorts

Not long ago, Britain’s coastal resorts were a byword for shabbiness and neglect. Now, says Oliver Bennett, they’re some of the hottest destinations in the UK. We reveal how 12 of the best were put back on the map 9 Shell Island Merioneth. Please read →

Old-fashioned fun: 10 traditional UK seaside breaks

Not all British seaside resorts have to go the way of Brighton and Whitstable … here are 10 of the most gloriously traditional, with all the fun of the fair. Please read →

Aug 122012

Dear Sir or Madam,

Kindly be advised that Global MarCom would like to establish a close network between prestigious seaside resorts worldwide.

The reason here is to pool resources, to step up international marketing/PR activities, and to create a worldwide “seaside resort brand”.

As a professional and experienced tourist manager you will immediately understand the valuable benefits of a global platform for seaside resorts.

To discuss the entire project thoroughly and to provide you with all relevant information, we would like to invite you to a 3-day workshop in the seaside resort Heringsdorf by the Baltic Sea. 


Esplanade Hotel, Seestraße 5, D-17424 Seebad Heringsdorf, phone +49 (0) 38378 / 47020, FAX: +49 (0) 38378 / 470215, e-mail


November 16 – 18, 2012, Friday – Sunday, from 10 am – 3 pm


Robert Reich & Associates
Global Marketing Communications
Friedenstr. 23
D-17415 Ostseebad Heringsdorf

phone ++ 49 (0) 38378 – 477889

Please feel free to comment on the project and to give us your thoughts on this ambitious initiative. 

Our most dedicated regards
Robert Reich

Robert Reich & Associates
Global Marketing Communications
Friedenstr. 23
D-17424 Ostseebad Heringsdorf

Phone +49-38378-477889
Cell     +49-179-5403799