To restore body and soul, some seek the seclusion of a city spa. But the truly lucky go to a spa island that lives and breathes its beneficial values every single day of the year. Set in the UNESCO world heritage site of the Wadden Sea, Norderney is one of the seven populated East Frisian Islands. With thalassotherapy as its biggest asset, the health-inducing climate of the island forms its nature-given magnet, attracting tourists from all over the world. Set in the UNESCO world heritage site of the Wadden Sea, Norderney is one of the seven populated East Frisian Islands. With thalassotherapy as its biggest asset, the health-inducing climate of the island forms its nature-given magnet, attracting tourists from all over the world. Founded in 1797, Norderney is the oldest beach resort of its kind on the German part of the North Sea. Over the past two centuries, tourism has continuously been developing and today forms the island’s most important economic factor.