Sustainable locations for an unforgettable New Years Eve

Year after year, the same question arises at some point – “what to do on New Years Eve?”. From personal experience, there are rarely any concrete plans at an early stage. However, every year the expectations are high towards the last night of the year. It should be unforgettable! This year, I thought it would be nice to just go somewhere, celebrate New Years Eve somewhere else. Escape from the everyday, reviewing the passed year. Get ready for 5 ideas where to go for a festive, unforgettable and sustainable New Years Eve:

Wintery Beach Party


Up north in Germany, people of the coastal regions know how to celebrate. The Baltic Sea is a fantastic scenery to celebrate the turn of the year. At Timmendorfer Strand, thousands of people gather to celebrate together and admire the beautifully lit Baltic Sea at midnight. While torches and sparklers create a romantic atmosphere, a diverse program awaits the guests. Live music, bon fire and delicious snacks put everyone in a good mood.

To experience this spectacle, SAND Lifestyle hotel has a convenient location – only few meters away from Timmendorfer Strand. Relaxed from a good night sleep in the beds made of natural materials by Coco-Mat, the new year starts with modern lifestyle, combined with an authentic focus on regionality and sustainability.

New Years Eve Dinner & New Years Concert


In Bad Herrenalb, hotel SCHWARZWALD PANORAMA invites us to enjoy a traditional end of the year snack as well as a festive New Years Eve Dinner, accompanied by music. For New Year’s Day, guests are spoilt with a late breakfast and have the opportunity to listen to a New Year’s concert. The visit at the sustainable SCHWARZWALD PANORAMA can furthermore be used for a trial lesson of yoga, meditation and an extensive winter walk. With the focus one’s inner self, the new year will be encountered deeply relaxed.

Magical New Year


At Schloss Wartegg in Switzerland, the New Years Eve is celebrated with a fairy-tale romantic atmosphere. Here, are spoilt with a  regional 5 course gourmet menu surrounded by the oriental sounds of “Modus Trio”, who know how to combine lively folklore with jazz sounds. The special atmosphere of the castle with manifold green initiatives as well as a sensational view over Lake Constance is simply enchanting. Start the New Year with a walk around the historic castle garden or enjoy the cozy atmosphere of the castle when looking at the snowflakes dancing outside (if it is cold enough, hopefully!).

Turn of the year according to Feng Shui


After a stressful year and Christmas time, you would like to get some rest in between the years? A visit of the climate neutral Creativhotel Luise ensure a relaxing and at the same time sustainable New Years Eve celebration in the beautiful Huguenot town Erlangen. The rooms, which are furnished according to Feng Shui with natural materials, promise a good night sleep; the vital breakfast from organic and regional ingredients ensures a good morning. The highlight for those, who would like to avoid the hustle: The Feng Shui wellness area including steam sauna, Finnish chimney sauna and rocky grotto with a whirlpool. In an eco-friendly way, one will find rest and the opportunity to reflect upon the past year. But also night owls find their proper place in Erlangen, where divers festivities will take place. There is something for everyone!

Thai Gala night


An real highlight at the end of the year is a visit of Koh Samui, where Thailand’s romantic atmosphere escorts us into the new year. The Tongsai Bay celebrates with an elegant gala night. With great Thai food, together with the smiling employees of the green resort, it will be an unforgettable, magical turn of the years. After the celebrations, you may stay a few more days to rest and relax in the resort that has been managed with eco-friendly aspects in mind for over 30 years. Life in accordance with nature, is the motto. Social responsibility, regionality, environmental protection is at focus – a truly magical place, definitely wort a visit.