Because: »This is where cheerfulness invites you after a healthy «. This is how the oldest seaside resort in Germany, Heiligendamm, has been attracting guests for over 220 years. Today, this saying is synonymous with all 72 state-approved spa and recreation resorts in the country. Health-conscious guests looking for relaxation will find all the possibilities to harmonise body, mind and soul in our state, which is pampered by nature, steeped in tradition and yet modern. The range of health-related offers is being expanded with the development of spa and medicinal forests. The aim is to make use of the advantages of the forest with its biological diversity and the associated positive effects on health.