with Binz, Sellin is
one of the
resort towns that
give Ruegen its reputation for classic elegance.
moderately priced sea-facing hotel rooms will take you back to an
earlier era of refined traveling – like something that came right out
Agatha Christie mystery novel.
name implies, the town is the site of
a health spa located on the Baltic Sea. It’s been such for quite a long
Here you can comb the
beach for Bernstein (amber), or spend the day in
(literally, “beach basket” – one of the
two-person, wicker beach chairs that can turn a cold day almost
tropical if you are able to face it toward the sun and at the
same time away from the wind).
time to browse the boutiques and curio shops, and top off the day with
massage, sauna and other health-oriented amenities. Of interest to
those with children in tow, Sellin is the site of an aquatic park with
a water slide as well as a stop for the Kleinbahn
which can take you to the Jagdschloss
Granitz and the oldest Ostseebad on the island, Putbus.