The watering-place of Royat lies a little more than a mile to the west.
South Lowestoft has a fine esplanade, a park (Bellevue) and other adjuncts of a watering-place.
Neighbouring to the town are the ruined castle of Orkil, the watering-place Christiansminde, and the extensive orchards of Gammel Hestehave, where wine is produced.
To the north-east of Marienbad lies the small watering-place of KOnigswart; near it is a castle belonging since 1618 to the princes of Metternich, which contains an interesting museum, created by the famous Austrian statesman in the first part of the 19th century.
The place obtained its actual name of Marienbad in 1808; became a watering-place in 1818, and received its charter as a town in 1868.