Checklist for your holiday on the Baltic Sea

Ostsee Urlaub in Kappeln

Your next travel destination is certain: off to the Baltic Sea! A very good choice. No matter what time of year, the Baltic Sea is a popular holiday destination all year round. In the summer months you can watch the glowing red fireball of the sun sinking. In autumn, on the other hand, the Baltic Sea impresses with restless, often impressive storms. This is best observed from afar – comfortably in the restaurant or on your own balcony. Whichever season you choose, we have put together a checklist for your next holiday on the Baltic Sea to help you pack. So you will not miss anything!

Are you planning your next holiday on the Baltic Sea, but you are still missing a holiday apartment? Then take a look at our offers page. There you will find current offers for our holiday apartments and houses.

Papers & Documents:

  • ID card/passport
  • health insurance card
  • Driver’s license
  • Vaccination card (especially important for children)

Drugstore items that should not be missing:

  • Sunscreen (recommended in both summer and winter)
  • After Sun/Bodylotion
  • Duschgel/Shampoo
  • toothbrush, toothpaste
  • face cream
  • toilet bag
  • brush/comb
  • Deo
  • razor

Travel pharmacy:

  • First aid kit
  • Scissors, arrows and tweezers
  • Clinical thermometer (especially important for children)
  • Painkillers
  • Blister plasters (often necessary, especially on long walks) 
  • Individual medication

Clothing that should not be missing from your checklist for a vacation on the Baltic Sea: 

The weather on the Baltic Sea often does what it wants! When sunshine is announced, it suddenly rains and the other way around, the sun can shine in the sky, although rain is announced. Always be prepared for all weather conditions. Accordingly, you should always have a sensible rain jacket, preferably hiking/trekking pants or functional clothing with you. In summer you should possibly have a bathing suit and a bath towel in your backpack. Because when the sun comes out, you can swim in the Baltic Sea. 

  • functional clothing
  • rain jacket
  • Gummistiefel
  • sweaters and t-shirts
  • Pants
  • swimsuit
  • Swimming shoes and flip flops
  • hat, gloves, cap
  • sunglasses
  • Winter clothing (advisable especially in the cold season)
  • Gummistiefel


Tip: If you decide to go to the Baltic Sea in the winter months, you should take enough clothes with you depending on the planned activities. It could get wet and cold. For those who don’t yet know exactly which activities to plan, we have put together a few tips for your next winter holiday on the Baltic Sea .  

As already mentioned above, you can also spend beautiful days on the beach at the Baltic Sea in the summer months. The following things should not be missing from your checklist for a holiday on the Baltic Sea: 

  • beach towels
  • swimsuit/swimming trunks
  • Badelatschen/Flip-Flops
  • armbands
  • Diving goggles, snorkel, fins
  • Beach toys (for those traveling with children)
  • book to read


If you are planning night hikes or similar, you should pack the following things:

  • flashlight
  • binoculars
  • Addresses for postcards
  • books and magazines
  • sewing kit
  • board games


In some holiday homes it is common practice that you have to bring bed linen, towels, etc. with you. If you choose one of our holiday apartments or holiday homes, you can cross that off your checklist for your holiday on the Baltic Sea. Bed linen and towels are included in all of our holiday apartments. In our holiday home Villa Hygge, you even benefit from your own sauna carIf you decide to vacation on the Baltic Sea, pack enough thick and weatherproof clothing! So book your holiday accommodation for your next holiday in Kappeln today. We look forward to you!