Denmark’s easternmost island, Bornholm, is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe. Kilometers of sandy beaches, rugged cliffs, vast beech forests, dramatic waterfalls, medieval round churches and rustic villages determine the landscape.
The holiday resort of Balka on the south coast of Bornholm is ideal for a family holiday. Here you will find one of the most beautiful beaches on Bornholm. Since it slopes gently into the sea, children and non-swimmers can also enjoy the wonderful sea here carefree.
The splendid one Balka The beach with its fine sand stretches over a length of 1 km from the fishing village of SnogebÃ¦k to the village of Balka and is the most popular beach on Bornholm with both locals and tourists. The restaurant and cafÃ © invite you to linger and offer the right dish for every taste. There is also a mini golf course on the beach where young and old can have pure fun.
Various water sports such as windsurfing, a ride on a pedal boat or a water bike are guaranteed to prevent boredom. In the high season the beach is supervised by lifeguards.
The mild, sunny, almost Mediterranean climate in Balka makes the holiday home region a Mecca for sun seekers. Here you can enjoy the pleasant water temperatures and soak up the sun until the end of September. Due to the mild climate, figs, melons and mulberry trees thrive in Balka in addition to unique flora and fauna.
Balka is a nature lover’s paradise. The varied landscape is best explored on foot or by bike. Well-marked hiking trails lead to the most beautiful places in the area. But a walk on the beach is also highly recommended.
Culture lovers will also get their money’s worth on a holiday in Balka. Northern Europe’s largest castle ruin from the Middle Ages, the Hammershus, is one of the most visited sights on Bornholm. Here you can experience the history of the island up close in an exhibition. In Nexø, Andersen Nexøâ € ™ s Hus is reminiscent of Bornholm’s most famous writer, Martin Andersen Nexø. The Defense Museum at Rønne is also always worth a visit. The highlight of the museum landscape is Bornholms Kunstmuseum, the
high above the Helligsdomsklipperne. From here you have a wonderful view over the Baltic Sea.
Children can really let off steam in the Jaboland amusement park. There is something for every visitor here. Whether water park, zoo, free climbing facility or rowing lake with boats, there is a lot to marvel at and experience.
Balka also has a lot to offer in culinary terms. Whether smoked fish, fine crustaceans, Svaneke beer, Lehnsgaard rapeseed oil or Bornholm aqavit, not only tourists but also the locals appreciate the culinary specialties of the region.
In the region Balka has a huge selection of holiday apartments and comfortable holiday homes, which guarantee an ideal starting point for a relaxing and at the same time eventful holiday.