Holidays in the middle of nature

Family holiday on the Baltic Sea

Our Youth Hostel is located in Darßer Forest, right between the lagoons and the Baltic Sea. It's easy to get to the Darß-Zingst Peninsula by bike from here. Take your family and friends on a trip through wild and beautiful natural surroundings and feel yourself truly unwind. Climb to the top of the lighthouse in the Darß and enjoy the endless seascape. If you like art, visit the artists' colony in Ahrenshoop. Or perhaps you would rather take a walk through the traditional fishing villages and discover the hustle and bustle of the modern spas. From there, you can go down onto the long, beautiful beaches, full of life during the summer months. They are the place to meet, chat, sunbathe, build sand castles, stroll, bathe, swim, splash around, fly kites and surf. The perfect scenario for a family holiday at the Baltic Sea.

These are the main appeals of Born-Ibenhorst Youth Hostel:

  • It offers the perfect accommodation for a family holiday on the Baltic Sea
  • It is surrounded by the unique Western Pomeranian Lagoon Area National Park
  • Enjoy a holiday close to nature on the peninsula of Fischland-Darß-Zingst
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Opening hours

The hostel is open from 24 March to 31 October.

Reception hours between 01 May and 30 September
- daily: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Reception hours in April and October
- Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- Saturday/Sunday: 8 - 11 a.m. and 3 - 6 p.m.

Checkin: 3 - 6 p.m.

The hostel is closed from 01 November to 23 March

telephone availability during this period
- Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- Saturday/Sunday: 8 - 11 a.m. and 3 - 6 p.m.

Prices 2023

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 30.00 € 35.00 € 40.00

Prices 2024

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 37.50 € 43.50 € 49.50

Our Youth Hostel Village is located in the Darss indigenous forest, between the Bodden and Baltic sea. The best way to explore the peninsula from here is by bike. Start on a tour of the rugged and beautiful landscapes with your friends and family - and relax. When you climb the lighthouse at Darsser Ort, you will be rewarded with a sweeping view. Alternatively, you can marvel at art in Ahrenshoop, stroll through the quaint fishing villages, or enjoy the bustle of a modern seaside resort. And next, off you go to the fine long sandy beaches! In summer, they are true hotspots where everybody gets together. For a chat and a laugh, for sunbathing and building sandcastles, for walks on the beach and bathing, paddling, kiting and surfing.

184 beds in bungalows and Swedish-style houses, rooms with two to five beds, mostly with shower/WC, 6 beds for wheelchair users, space for 120 to camp, rustic BBQ hut for cosy evenings with grilled delicacies, roofed terrace, recreation room with a pool table, table football and TV, playroom for kids, a creative workshop (supervised) for the whole family, large outdoor area, 18-hole minigolf course, ball games field, basketball court, table tennis tables, children's playground, large bonfire area, outdoor barbecue, clay oven, bike rentals, playroom, pool and table football, free game rentals, historical sailing boat trips on the Bodden (lagoons)

Room Floor space
Max. number of participants
  • cinema
  • parliament
  • block
  • U-shaped block
    U-shaped block
  • circle
Floor Rent per day off
Seminarraum 20 56 sqm 36 25 14 14 30 GF € 30.00
Saal 2 / Saal 3 48 sqm 32 21 12 12 32 GF € 30.00
Saal 2+3 96 sqm 64 42 24 24 64 GF € 30.00
Windflüchter 76 sqm 50 34 20 20 50 GF € 30.00
Bachstelze 37 sqm 24 16 10 10 15 GF € 30.00
Conference equipment

CD player, DVD player, flip chart, internet access (WiFi), overhead projector, pin board, presentation case, projector, screen, speaker's desk, TV set, whiteboard

Room Floor space Height
Max. number of participants
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
Floor Daylight Rent per day off
Saal 2 / Saal 3 48 sqm 2.8 m 15 15 GF yes € 30.00
Saal 2+3 96 sqm 2.8 m 30 30 GF yes € 30.00
Windflüchter 76 sqm 2.7 m 40 40 GF yes € 30.00
Seminarraum 20 56 sqm 2.6 m 20 20 GF yes € 30.00
Bachstelze 37 sqm 2.7 m 10 10 GF yes € 30.00
Rehearsal room equipment

stereo / PA equipment

Staging options

staging options in the vicinity (2.0 km),

We love nature!

The forest in the Western Pomeranian Lagoon Area National Park is our home. We share it with lots of plants and animals. Some of them are native to this region. Others use it as a resting spot between migrations. All of them teach us a very important lesson. Together is the only way life can work. Together is the only way we can have fun. That is the reason why nature is so important to us. And that is why we want to protect it. Together with you.

Outings and excursions

  • Visit the Western Pomeranian Lagoon Area National Park
  • See the largest crane resting area in northern Germany
  • Relax at Seestern spa in HanseDom (approx. 57 km)
  • Enjoy the Maritime Museum and Ozeaneum in Stralsund
  • Visit Marlow bird park
  • Visit Rostock zoo