Holiday home: Skaven Strand

Holiday home: Skaven Strand, Ringkøbing Fjord, Central North Sea, Denmark

Guest ratings

Based on 21 ratings4,9 out of 5,0
Recommendable4.9
The holiday home's decor and equipment4.6
Most popular among
Family/Friends without children5.0
Couple's stay5.0
Family/Friends with children4.8
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Bodil - København  (Familieferie med børn, August 2020)
What did you especially like about the holiday house?
“Et dejligt hus, der fremstår pænt, ryddeligt, lyst og vedligeholdt. Dejlig sydvendt terrasse. Barneseng og høj stol til et mindre barn. God skabsplads både i køkken og på værelser. Gåafstand til en dejlig udsigt ved vandet.”
Recommendations for future guests
“Fantastisk at køre gennem Skjern Enge, som er et meget smukt område. Undlad ikke at se en skøn solnedgang ved vandet, hvis det ikke er overskyet.”
Linda Boysen krogh - Ribe  (Familieferie med børn, July 2020)
What did you especially like about the holiday house?
“Rent og delvis nyt. Lukket have med læ. Tæt på strand”
Sofie - Tommerup  (Familieferie med børn, July 2020)
What did you especially like about the holiday house?
“God rengøring. Gode muligheder for børn, såsom sandkasse, trampolin og legetøj i sommerhuset. Gode værelser og god plads. Dejligt med masser af bestik og tallerkener, både til børn og voksne. God placering.”
Laura Iversen - Frederiksberg  (Familieferie med børn, July 2020)
What did you especially like about the holiday house?
“Standen og størrelsen / Trampolinen / Spaen (kunne dog ikke selv varme op) / Legetøjet”
Recommendations for future guests
“SUP i Bork Havn / Genbrugsbutikker i de omkringliggende byer.”
Bente - Torsted  (Venneferie uden børn, May 2020)
What did you especially like about the holiday house?
“Det var bare et rigtig dejlig sommerhus”
Melissa - Lem St  (Familieferie med børn, May 2019)
What did you especially like about the holiday house?
“Det var rent og pænt.”
Recommendations for future guests
“Stranden ligger næsten lige ved siden af.”
Stefanie - Salzgitter  (Familienurlaub mit Kindern, August 2020)
What did you especially like about the holiday house?
“Das Haus ist sehr schön aufgeteilt. Der Garten ist groß und bietet so zusätzlich Spielmöglichkeiten. Das vorhandenene Spielzeug vom Eigentümer ist eine nette Geste.”
Recommendations for future guests
“Das Trampolin ist toll. Kerzen gießen in Bork Havn und ein Besuch in Henne Stand und Vejers Strand sollten nicht fehlen. Wir waren zudem im Legoland, auch dieses ist sehr zu empfehlen.”
Sylvia - Bestensee  (Urlaub mit größeren Kindern, October 2019)
What did you especially like about the holiday house?
“Ein sehr schönes Haus mit vielen Kleinigkeiten (gefüllter Holzkorb, Gewürze, Grundbestand an Toilettensachen,gut sortierte Küche, Spielzeug, Trampolin), die einen Urlaub mit Kindern angenehm machen.”
Stefan - Cuxhaven / Deutschland  (Urlaub mit Freunden, September 2019)
Recommendations for future guests
“Der Besuch in zahlreichen Einrichtungen wie z.B. Legoland oder Schwimmbäder ist mit dem Bonusheft vom DAN-Center ermäßigt. Gleich beim Einchecken danach fragen!”
What did you especially like about the holiday house?
“Die ruhige Lage und die vollständige Ausstattung für Drinnen und auch Draußen. Sogar Verbrauchsmittel wie Putzmittel oder Gewürze waren vorhanden. Im Winter wird das Heizen allerdings recht teuer durch die Stromheizungen.”
Yvonne - Deutschland  (Urlaub mit Freunden, September 2019)
Recommendations for future guests
“Das Steakhaus in der Nähe von Ringköbing ist sehr zu empfehlen. Eine Besichtigung des Wikingerdorfs und des Leuchturms war sehr schön.”
What did you especially like about the holiday house?
“Die Gemütlichkeit des Holzhauses mit dem Garten und der Sauna.”
Florian - Borstel  (Urlaub zu zweit, September 2019)
What did you especially like about the holiday house?
“Ein sehr schönes , gepflegtes Haus . Es ist sehr gut ausgestattet .”
Karin - Rehna  (Familienurlaub mit Kindern, August 2019)
What did you especially like about the holiday house?
“Das Haus ist super ausgestattet in der Küche. Es sind sogar Spielmaterialien im Hais vorhanden gewesen. Die Größe vom Huas und von der Freifläche war super für uns (2 Erwachsene und 2 Kinder).”
Yvonne - Backnang  (Urlaub mit Kindern und Freunden, June 2019)
What did you especially like about the holiday house?
“Lange war sehr gut gelegen, für einen entspannenden und ruhigen Urlaub.”
Michael - Reinbek  (Urlaub mit Kindern und Freunden, May 2019)
What did you especially like about the holiday house?
“Nichts besonderes”

Holiday home facilities

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76m²
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300 m
 
Whirlpool for 2 persons.
 
Sauna for 2 persons.
 
Woodburn. stove
 
German TV:
 
Danish TV: DR1 and TV2.
 
1 bathroom
 
Washer and dryer
 
Dishwasher
 
Built 1995
 
600 m to restaurant
 
800 m to grocer's
 
300 m to coast
House no. 03615
House Category: ★★★
Coast/lake 300 mGuest ratings

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House description

BBathroom
KKitchen
OTCovered terrace
OLiving room
SSauna
TETerrace
VRoom
WWhirlpool
1 living room: Wood-burning stove, Internet+ (min. 50 Mbit download), TV, high chair
3 bedroom: 1 double bed, 1 double bed, 1 double bed, cot
kitchen area: Electric cooker, fridge-freezer, microwave oven, cooker hood, coffee maker, dish washer, washing machine, dryer
Bath/WC: WC, wash basin, shower cubicle, underfloor heating, sauna
and: Terrace, covered terrace, whirlpool, electric heating, playground items, natural plot with trees 800 m², comfortable furnishings, holiday home area, non-smoking house

About the holiday home

About the area

About Ringkøbing Fjord

Spend your holiday near Ringkøbing Fjord.

The Ringkøbing Fjord area, on the east side of the fjord, is a region that is characterised by its many holiday homes: from Bork Havn in the south, Hemmet Strand and Skaven in the centre, to Stauning in the north. It is situated in what is known as the "Nature's Kingdom", in what is Denmark's largest municipality. With its 300 sq. km., at 30 km. long and 8 km. wide, Ringkøbing Fjord is the largest of the inland West Jutland fjords. It is shielded from the North Sea by the narrow, long spit - Holmsland Klit - and connects to the North Sea at Hvide Sande via a lock.

Stay in a holiday home near scenic Ringkøbing Fjord

A visit to Skjern Ådal with its bird observation tower, picnic area and footpaths is a must. Ringkøbing Fjord is an incredibly beautiful, unspoiled area, surrounded by large expanses of salt marshes. The fjord has been to important to fishermen who have benefitted from the rich fjord's rich animal and bird life down through the years. Today, Ringkøbing Fjord contains some of Denmark's most important areas for birds, which is why large parts of the area are protected (the Tipperne Reserve). Værnegene and the Tipperne Reserve provide resting/foraging areas for large numbers of waders and migratory birds.

The area is a "refuge" for animal and bird life, and restrictions are, therefore, imposed on us humans, both in terms of our means of transport and visiting times. Here, just for once, things are run on the animals' / birds' terms. Efforts are being made to to preserve the area in a hectic world where everything is constantly changing.

Attractions and sights to visit along Ringkøbing Fjord

  • Near Skjern Reberbaner, you can watch the rope maker making ropes for ships, church bells and horse-drawn carriages.
  • Stauning Whisky is famous at home and abroad for their single malt whiskey production.
  • Bundsbæk Mill is an old, beautifully restored watermill.
  • Bork Vikinghavn is idyllically situated by the river that flows into Ringkøbing Fjord. Houses and ships are built as they were in the Viking Age. Here, you can meet craftsmen and housewives going about their daily chores. Various meetings are also held here.
  • Bork Havn Surf Center is Denmark's best surfing school and also has a host of facilities for lots of cool watersport activities.
  • Dejbjerg Golf Club in Skjern has an 18-hole course, as well as a shorter 6- hole Pay & Play course.
  • At Ringkøbing Museum, you can read all about the reconstructed German bunker, "Kryle" that can now be visited at the museum after having been forgotten for 60 years. Ready to explore.... The town of Ringkøbing is one of the oldest and best-preserved shopping towns in Denmark. In addition to its pleasant streets and many charms, there are plenty of good places to shop and a wide variety of cultural experiences to enjoy, especially in the summer.
  • The Bork Festival is held in week 31. This proud tradition started in 1979 when it featured modern, popular music to sing along to. Book your rental house early if you want to join in. Second-hand market in the Luggage Hall in Bork Havn, every Sunday morning in May and August.

Stay in a holiday home near scenic Ringkøbing Fjord

DanCenter holiday home rentals has a large selection of holiday homes near Ringkøbing Fjord. In Bork Havn, Skaven and Stauning, the authentic harbour environments have been preserved and the focus is very much on the maritime atmosphere. Discover the harbour in Bork, where commercial fishermen tie up at the quayside and sell freshly caught flounder and plaice. The present meets the past here at the harbour on each era's terms. At the drying area, the nets and traps are dried by the fresh air. The harbour's history is conveyed interestingly through posters and old fishing gear displayed in the newly built fishing lodge on the quay. A holiday here should include a visit to the port of Bork. Hemmet Strand, a holiday home area, in a beautiful location right beside Hemmet Beach. Many of the holiday homes here are situated in a hilly, wooded area with paths leading to the lovely beach. At Skaven, you can watch the ferries cross Skjern Å (Creek) and, at Stauning, you can visit the Danish Aircraft Museum.

Physical activities - Ringkøbing Fjord

Along the west side of the fjord, lie some of Denmark's best beaches. Here, you can enjoy a day out by the North Sea to the full. South of Ringkøbing Fjord is Blåbjerg Dune Plantation, where you'll find Denmark's highest dune at 64 metres. The plantation is a mix of woodland and heathland, and is the obvious choice of you're looking for a place to hike or enjoy a bike ride, particularly on a mountain bike, which is recommended. Incidentally, there are bike paths/cycle routes to and around the fjord (105 km.). Nearby: Nebel Rail Bikes. Try your hand at riding a rail bikes on the abandoned railroad.

About Vestjylland

The west coast of Jutland is characterized by the North Sea

- or Vesterhavet, as the Danes call it. The skies are wide and open in this part of Denmark, there's plenty of salt water spray, beaches that go on and on, and impressive scenery. The Limfjord countryside to the north is gentler, hilly and lush with small sounds, inlets and broads.

Sheltered behind the dunes of the west coast, there are huge plantations, and on the central Jutland moors, wide open meadows of heather. Skallingen, north of Esbjerg, is where the Wadden Sea begins with its characteristic tides and flat marshlands.

Along most of the west coast, there are long, wide beaches with fine white sand and large expanses of dunes. The sea here can be violent. In the Limfjord, the water is calmer and this is where you'll find many child-friendly beaches.

The destinations around Ringkøbing Fjord

- to name just a few. Bork Havn , Hvide Sande and Søndervig - the unique area where the fjord meets the sea. Holmsland Klit is the long, narrow sand spit that shields Ringkøbing Fjord from the North Sea. Holmsland Klit is about 40 km long and 1-2 km wide. High dunes, beds of heather and lush meadows characterise this unique area between the North Sea and Ringkøbing Fjord. A little further to the north are large, unspoiled areas in tranquil surroundings near the dunes and forests, the type of scenery that Vedersø and Husby are known for. From the 40 meter high cliff at Bovbjerg, there is a fantastic view of the sea and the countryside.

Denmark's westernmost point

Blåvandshuk is westernmost point. From here, you can see Horns Rev Offshore Wind Farm - one of the world's largest wind turbine parks. Blåvand Lighthouse is one of several dotted along the the west coast. In the area around the lighthouse, there are 50 bunkers, which are the remains of a fortification from World War II. What's more, not only here, but also all along the west coast, you can see the remains of bunkers.

Denmark's largest expanse of dunes

The large expanses of dune along the west coast are the largest in Denmark and the sea views here are endless. The inland plantations offer many opportunities to enjoy nature to the full; in Klosterhede Plantation south of Lemvig, you may spot a beaver, and in the plantations at Blåbjerg and Oksbøl, you'll find Denmark's largest population of wild game.

The narrow, spit at Holmsland Klit not only has long beaches, it is also a beautiful, protected nature reserve. Near Skjern Å (or Creek) and in the unique surroundings nearby, you may be lucky enough to run into an otter or even catch a salmon in the creek.

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