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Enjoy the peace and quiet in this small cottage close to nature, located by a forest area in the middle of beautiful Österlen.
At dusk, it is possible to catch a glimpse of some deer or other game at the edge of the forest. On the terrace you can sit in peace and quiet with a cup of freshly brewed coffee for breakfast or a good meal on the plate until the evening.
The cottage consists of two smaller bedrooms with bunk beds in each room (of which the only bed is 70 cm wide) and a living room with sofa bed and kitchen area. From the dining area you come out on the terrace and can enjoy life, maybe plan the next excursion.
For the active, there are nice bike paths and hiking trails nearby and the opportunity to try your luck fishing in Gyllebosjön (fishing license required). Or why not pack a coffee basket and cycle the dressage on the old railway tracks between S: t Olof and Gyllebo.
Simrishamn with its cozy little streets, shops and marine harbor area can be reached after 20 minutes drive and the small fishing villages Skillinge, Brantevik, Kivik and Vitemölla are like a string of pearls along the coast and are well worth a visit. In Tomelilla there is Tosselilla summer land for the playful. Also take the opportunity to visit the medieval castle Glimmingehus, Ale's stones in Kåseberga and the national park Stenshuvud. And what could be more wonderful after a day filled with activities and sights than to relax on the cottage's wooden deck facing south and enjoy good food and drink that may have been purchased at some of all the farm shops in the area.
About 40 meters away is another similar cottage that can also be rented if you are a slightly larger party; see description of cottage 04700.
A warm welcome to a really wonderful holiday stay!
Kilometres of beaches, beautiful skerries, open landscapes and luxuriant forests. The two most southern areas in Sweden, Skåne and Blekinge, have something for every taste. You may fish for salmon in the Mörrum river, go for a swim, sunbathe by one of the beautiful sand beaches or take a boat trip in the skerries.
In the northern area of Skåne, there are kilometres of beaches, fine nature reserves and nice villages. By the nature reserve of Kullaberg, you will find Nimis which is one of Skåne`s most popular attractions. Nimis is a unique piece of art situated quite inaccessibly on a stone beach. The monument is worth a visit and the artist, Lars Vilks has built the monument out of driftwood from bridges, tunnels, towers etc.
Båstad is known for Swedish Open in tennis. The tennis tournament attracts a lot of people to the popular and annually held Bostad week. People make a lot of fuss lifting up the pace at Bjärehallvön. In case you feel like having a quiet moment to yourself, you will be able to find some peace and quiet by one of the beautiful beaches or at Hovs Haller situated right at the spot, where the cliffs overhang the sea.
The distance between Helsingborg and Helsingör is less than 4 kilometres, and therefore a lot of people choose to take the ferry. The ferry route is the most trafficked one in the world.
The third biggest city in Sweden is Malmö. Malmö gives a lot of inspiration to spend a day in the city. Malmö is close to the Scanian countryside and offers a lively street life, more than 800 shops, an exciting history and a lot of cultural activities. The Malmö festival, which is held a week every year, brings a lot of activities and liveliness to the city. The festival offers different shows, concerts and events. In case you missed the festival, you could e.g. visit the Aqva-kul which is the biggest indoor water world in Scandinavia.
Österlen is known for its beautiful nature, stretch of coast and its artists. You will be able to walk among the many galleries and studios and meet painters and glassblowers. At Easter 100,000 visitors go to the city in order to see what the different artists have created during winter.
The children can experience a lot of fun in Tosselilla Sommerland with different swimming pools, jumping pillows and rollercoasters. On the Tarzan path you can walk on stilts, and in Tivoliland you can ride on a merry-go-round. Go-cart and pony riding are also popular activities among children.
Beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see, a beautiful archipelago, open landscapes and lush forests. In Skåne and Blekinge, Sweden's two southernmost provinces, there is something for everyone. Go fishing for salmon in the Mörrumsån river, sunbathe and swim at one of the many wonderful sandy beaches, take a boat ride in the archipelago, or pop over to Denmark for the day.
Here you will find beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see, lovely nature reserves and charming towns. The Kullaberg Nature Reserve is home to one of Skåne's most popular destinations, Nimis. A unique art installation on a stony shore that requires a little effort to get to, although it is well worth it once you're there! The artist, Lars Vilks, has built everything from driftwood: bridges, tunnels, observation towers, and so on.
Båstad is known as the home of the Swedish Open tennis tournament, and the town attracts a great many visitors during the annual and incredibly popular Båstad Tennis Week in July. A swarm of people descend on Båstad at this time of year and really bring the Bjäre Peninsula to life. However, if you want to get away from the action for a while, Båstad is also known for its lovely beaches and the Hovs Hallar nature reserve, with its impressive cliff faces that look out over the sea.
Helsingör is less than 4 km from Helsingborg, and many people visit the city for that reason alone, which could explain why it is the busiest ferry line in the world.
In the north-eastern part of Skåne you can experience untouched wilderness, deep primeval forests, meandering streams and cool lakes. A perfect destination for anyone longing for tranquillity and the opportunity to explore the region's unique nature. This is an area that also offers exciting and fun activities and adventures for children and adults alike. Let the weather and your mood govern your planning! Do you fancy pedalling a draisine and rushing through the forest, or is it perhaps the perfect day to go on a hike with alpacas and ride Icelandic horses? Alternatively, you could go canoeing, fishing and swimming in one of northern Skåne's many lakes. In this part of Skåne you will find holiday homes situated in the woods and by lakes such as Immeln and Ivö, or you can choose Åhus, a wonderful summer town.
For many people, the nature in the southwestern part of Skåne is the symbol of southern Sweden, with wide-ranging cornfields and the long avenues of willows so typical of the region. This is an area offering a wide range of farm shops, world-class golf courses and some of Sweden's most beautiful beaches. This part of Skåne is sometimes referred to as "Sweden's pantry" due to the fertile soil here. Some lovely places to visit include Beddinge Beach, Abbekås, Gislövs läge, Höllviken and Smygehamn.
Find your inspiration and enrich your life in Malmö, Sweden's third largest city. With the countryside of Skåne still nearby, Malmö offers a vibrant street life, a selection of more than 800 shops, and a wonderful mix of history, culture and entertainment. The Malmö Festival takes place in August each year, filling the city with visitors during a week-long programme of shows, concerts and dance performances, along with food stands and other attractions. If you happen to miss the Malmö Festival, there's always Aq-va-kul, Scandinavia's largest indoor swimming complex.
Österlen is known for its beautiful nature and wonderful coastline, as well as for its many artists. Why not spend a day strolling around the wide array of galleries and studios. You will meet everyone from painters to glass-blowers, and during Easter no less than 100,000 visitors come here to enjoy the fruits of the artists' winter creativity.
Tosselilla Summer Park provides plenty of fun for the young ones, with attractions including pools, bouncy castles, roller coasters and water coasters. On the Tarzan Trails the challenge is "Don't Touch the Ground", and the amusement park is full of exciting rides for kids of all ages. The go-cart track and pony rides are also usually very popular.
Regardless of whether you prefer the peace and quiet of the countryside or a little more excitement, there is something for everyone here. In the eastern part of Skåne, in Österlen, you will find an array of fantastic destinations such as the Stenshuvud National Park, the Brösarpsbackar hills, the Österlen Chocolate Factory, the Ale's Stones megalithic monument, art trails and a little flea market on almost every farm. If sun and water is your idea of the perfect holiday, this region offers beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see, open landscapes, lush forests and beautiful nature reserves. Or perhaps your main priority is a holiday home with a boat for fishing. There is also a wide selection of shopping, events and exciting destinations for the whole family. Why not take a day trip to Denmark, or to the south-western part of Skåne and Malmö's urban beat.
Österlen is situated in the south-eastern part of Skåne and is best known for its magical beauty and its vineyards, cafés, art galleries, markets and charming restaurants and bars. Choose a convenient way to discover this beautiful part of Skåne and the surrounding area, and embark on a road trip. It's possible to take in a number of different attractions in a single day here in Österlen, Sweden's answer to Provence. This wonderful part of our country provides you and your companions with a fantastic array of memorable destinations. Why not pay a visit to Åhus, Simrishamn or Ystad? Our range of holiday homes includes options from north to south, with something to suit everyone's taste, regardless of whether you're looking for a cheap cottage in the area or a large house with every conceivable convenience, such as a good internet connection, wood-burning stove, dishwasher and washing machine. In other words, everything that you and your companions need for a comfortable and wonderful holiday in Skåne or Österlen!
Shortly after booking holiday accommodation through DanCenter you will receive your booking confirmation by post. This confirmation constitutes your rental agreement and contains all necessary information. On the first page you will find information the addresses of your holiday home and the key pick up place, as well as a route description. At the bottom of the page there is a detachable post card for ordering miscellaneous extras, which can be useful to have while on holiday. On the following pages you will find the invoice for the stay you have booked complete with transfer order/inpayment form, stating the due date.
On arrival at the key pick up point, you will be asked to present your rental agreement whereupon you will be handed your key. More often than not electricity, water and other charges are included in the rental amount. Where this is not the case you will also receive an electricity-envelope on which the meter readings of all consumption dependant expenses are to be noted upon arrival as well as departure.
If you wish to rent a boat or engine however, you need to give notice no less than a month before arrival.
Time of arrival Arrival can take place from 4 p.m. on the day the rental period commences. If you expect to arrive at a different time please arrange this with the contact person in advance. Contact information can be found on your rental agreement.
On the detachable post card at the bottom of the rental agreement, miscellaneous extras can be ordered - however only those stated in the description of your holiday home.
All holiday homes are equipped with all kitchen utensils necessary for the maximum amount of persons, which the house can room. Bed linen, dish cloths, table cloths etc. can in some places be rented.
On the post card you can also order the final cleaning, if this is mentioned in the description of your holiday home.
All extras must be ordered in conjunction with sending the notice of arrival no less than 14 days before commencement of the rental period. If you wish to rent a boat or engine however you need to give notice no less than a month before arrival.
If you have rented a holiday home in which pets are permitted please remember that it is a lengthy and quite difficult process to obtain all necessary permits for the import of pets to Sweden. Therefore please contact the Swedish Tourist Board or embassy well in advance.
If you have booked a holiday home in Sweden you can either go via Copenhagen across the Øresund Bridge or take a ferry. The bridge toll is 225,- Danish Kroner/crossing. If you choose to go by ferry please remember to order your tickets well in advance.