Spa tax

Spa tax


Important information about the ostseecard in Glücksburg

In order to make your holiday experience as pleasant and varied as possible, we have made a wide range of tourist activities available and have also provided a comprehensive infrastructure. The seaside of resort collects a so-called spa tax to make this service possible. This spa tax is used for regularly cleaning the beaches and maintaining the resorts, amenities, playgrounds, the promenade, and public restrooms.

Many ways to get your ostseecard

Adults aged 18 and over will receive their ostseecard at their place of accommodation on arrival. The ostseecard may also be obtained from spa management or the tourist information offices in any of the 18 Baltic seaside resorts. On request, children may also obtain an ostseecard.

Start saving right away!

Whether you’re on holiday alone, with your partner or with the whole family, the ostseecard pays for itself after the first night.

Get more out of your stay with the ostseecard:

  • Free admission to the well-maintained beach resorts in Glücksburg (Sandwig) and the Holnis Peninsula
  • Free use of public transportation within Glücksburg during this season (1 May - 30 September)
  • Free support from tourist information office staff, who will give you tips on excursions and events
  • Many discounts at tourist attractions (Fördeland Therme, Glücksburg Castle, etc.)
  • Several events, such as the "Apple Festival" and "Sea of light"

Even more advantages:


  • Free beach access to 18 Baltic seaside resorts from Glücksburg to Travemünde
  • Additional regional offers at your holiday destination
  • Several discounts at ostseecard partners

Do you want to find out where you can get discounts? Take a look at the current ostseecard brochure!

Click here to view the brochure (german)

Spa tax in Glücksburg

Adult card – ages 18 and up
1 April - 30 April: €1.00 per day
1 October - 31 October: €1.00 per day
1 May - 30 September: €2.50 per day

Download the spa tax table (PDF)

Contact & informationn

Touristinformation Glücksburg
Schinderdam 5 (ground floor of city hall)
24960 Glücksburg
Phone: +49 4631 451100
Fax: +49 4631 451800