The seaside hotels have their origins in the 1880s, when the better bourgeoisie went to the coastal areas in Denmark, especially to North Jutland, in the summer, in search of an idyllic experience of Danish nature. In addition, the seaside holiday was also a matter of health, as at this time it had been concluded that bathing in the sea was beneficial to your health.
Finally, annual visits to beach hotels in the summer became a sign of prosperity and profit that could be used to cement its position in society.
In the 1950s, interest in holiday home construction increased and at the same time the transport options were improved so that charter trips abroad became easier. This led to hard times for the beach hotels, but lately the beach hotels have had a renaissance as people increasingly seek the authentic and historical.
In Skagen you have the opportunity to get the experience at the historic beach hotels.