Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Cuxhaven, DE that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $51 per night, and condos and houses are popular options for a stay in Cuxhaven. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

We all sea what we want to sea in Cuxhaven

Pack your sunscreen and swimsuit, and get ready for a relaxing trip to scenic Cuxhaven. A charming town on Germany's North Sea coast, Cuxhaven has been a popular seaside resort since the early 19th century. Visitors flock to the area for its wide, sandy beaches and impressive number of offshore islands, as well as its lively, historic downtown dotted with shops, restaurants, and bars. Your Cuxhaven vacation rental will put you within a stone's throw of local sights like the Kugelbake navigation tower, the historic Schloss Ritzebuettel castle, and the Alte Liebe pier.

Things to do

Cuxhaven—we'll leave the light on for you

At the UNESCO World Heritage Wadden Sea Visitor Centre Cuxhaven, you'll find loads of information about the city's natural history, as well as nature trails and guided tours of the tidal flats. The iconic Kugelbake is a popular—and definitely Instagram-worthy—destination for visitors. The wooden structure sits in a shipping channel at the mouth of the Elbe River, and serves as a lighthouse for the countless boats that pass through during the busy season. Or you can get a feel for days gone by at Schloss Ritzebuettel, a 14th-century castle that's open to the public.

Activities

You gotta dune what you gotta dune in Cuxhaven

We'll get right to it: Cuxhaven is a major destination for beachgoers, and with good reason. The broad, sandy shoreline along the North Sea features plenty of space to get your bake on, as well as grassy dunes and a number of colorful shelters. Windsurfing is a popular pastime in the area, and you'll also find ample opportunities for swimming, boating, and kayaking in the bay. Nearby, the Cuxhavener Kustenheiden preserve is a hit with nature lovers. Here, you'll find a series of sprawling coastal heaths that are home to a number of endangered plant and animal species.

Weather

Colorful Cuxhaven's cool coastal climate

Cuxhaven has a maritime climate, which means relatively cool summers, mild-to-cold winters, and regular rainfall throughout the year. Summer highs peak around 70 degrees between June and August, while the relatively chilly winter temperatures range from the high 20s to the upper 30s in December, January, and February. Since it's a popular destination for beachgoers during the summer, the colder winter months will likely prove to be your best bet for scoring low rates. A Cuxhaven vacation rental with a hot tub or a fireplace could be just the right recipe for a cozy winter break.

Natural features

From the forest to the sea in Cuxhaven

Cuxhaven lies at the mouth of the Elbe River where it flows into the North Sea. The area around your Cuxhaven vacation rental features broad, sandy beaches with grassy dunes, and you'll find a number of islands off the coast as well. Farther inland, the region is dotted with forests, streams, and lakes. The scenic Cuxhavener Kustenheiden nature preserve boasts more than 1,900 acres of rolling hillside near the coast, and serves as protected habitat for endangered species like the moor frog and the sand lizard, as well as several types of local and migratory birds.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Cuxhaven

The nearest airport is in Hamburg (HAM), located 55.7 mi (89.7 km) from the city center.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Cuxhaven Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Cuxhaven, DE?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,590 vacation rentals around Cuxhaven. From 1,324 condo and apartment rentals to 238 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Cuxhaven?

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

  • Windstarke 10: 2,162 vacation rentals
  • Cuxhaven Station: 2,159 vacation rentals
  • Cuxhaven Water Tower: 2,159 vacation rentals
  • Alte Liebe: 2,829 vacation rentals
  • Sahlenburg Beach: 2,085 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cuxhaven listed on Vrbo 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 Condos/Apartments in Cuxhaven?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 1,324 Condos/Apartments in Cuxhaven. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cuxhaven include:

  • Houses: 238 rentals available
  • Studios: 1,205 rentals available
  • Farmhouses: 2 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 Cuxhaven?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 310 vacation rentals with pool available in Cuxhaven. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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