Top things to do

Top Choice Museum in Sylt

Erlebniszentrum Naturgewalten

Dedicated to the North Sea, this state-of-the-art ecological museum has multimedia exhibits that keep both kids and adults entertained (especially on rainy days). It's housed in a vivid blue wave-like building power…
Top Choice European in Sylt

Söl’ring Hof

You'd come here just for the location set among dunes. From the terrace you can hear the crash of the surf, muted by blowing grasses. But chef Johannes King's kitchen is the draw, with breathtaking takes on local, s…
Top Choice Viewpoint in Sylt

Uwe Dune

Stunning Uwe Dune, at 52.5m, is Sylt’s highest natural elevation. You can climb the wooden steps to the top for a 360-degree view over Sylt and, on a good day, to neighbouring Amrum and Föhr islands. It's signposted…
Seafood in Sylt

Gosch

The site of Gosch’s original kiosk in List harbour is now this nationwide chain's maritime-themed flagship, Alte Bootshalle. But across the island you’ll find branches offering its delicious fish sandwiches, seafood…
German in Sylt

Alte Friesenstube

One of Sylt's best restaurants, Alte Friesenstube does fab fish and meat dishes – we've never North Sea Pannfisch quite this nice. The setting is superb, rising above Westerland's general mediocrity with a lovely tr…
Lounge in Sylt

Sansibar

Drink among the dunes in this large grass-roofed beach shack for the elite. Yes there's a fine restaurant, but the real reason to come is for that selfie which looks stolen from the pages of Hello! Sunset drinks on …
Archaeological Site in Sylt

Denghoog

Enter the 5000-year-old Denghoog, next to the town church, which measures 3m by 5m and is nearly 2m tall in parts. The outer walls consist of 12 stones weighing around 40 tonnes. How Stone Age builders moved these i…
German in Sylt

Moeller's Anker

This deceptively casual little place gets consistently good reviews from travellers for their salads, fish and veggie dishes.
Historic Building in Sylt

Altfriesisches Haus

The days before tourism are recalled in this 1739 house made from brick and thatch.