In the low season there is a special atmosphere on the sandbank in front of St. Peter-Ording. The beach basket islands are empty, the stairs to the houses of the beach supervision are dismantled and only a few toys wait for children.

Waiting for the summer


By the many rain and higher floods large parts of the sandbank are flooded.

In winter time great areas of the sandbank are flooded.


The sky is often reflected in what gives the whole sandbank a completely different color. Outside of the season, the beach is also cleaned less frequently. During our visits we find much more flotsam than in summer. Perhaps it is but simply less crowded away from other visitors …



It is certain that during this time we can be alone on the sandbank for long distances:

Lonely at the beach

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