Seesteg Norderney

More than 110 years ago, at a time when the island of Norderney was an important social and artistic centre, the building that now houses the hotel was used for storing the wooden boards of the pier during the stormy winters on the German North Sea coast. Nowadays a combination of natural materials and modern design has transformed it into a luxury hotel that is a haven of sophistication and extravagance in a world of mediocrity and minimalism. It boasts a rooftop pool with a stunning view of the North Sea, a gourmet restaurant, a spa offering a wide range of natural treatments — and the ultimate luxury of 16 rooms right next to the sea.