Borkum is an attractive North Sea island that has a wide range of activities to offer. The island is know as a health resort and has a long tradition in treating respiratory problems, and offers natural healing mud therapies. The beaches are warm and plentiful. The Southern beach below the electric lighthouse offers beach tents and wicker beach chairs for rental. Hikes by foot or by rented bicycle are an excellent way to explore the beautiful landscapes and culture of the island.