BEACHES IN SWEDEN
- Skanian Beaches
Sweden is a Scandinavian nation with thousands of coastal islands and inland lakes, along with vast boreal forests and glaciated mountains. Stockholm is built on 14 islands.
It has more than 50 bridges, as well as the medieval old town, Gamla Stan, royal palaces and museums such as open-air Skansen. The inland lakes and coastal islands are home to the beaches. Also, they are characterised by the immaculate sand that extends to the horizon and the crystal clear water glistening with the sunrays.
Beaches in Sweden
Here are the most beautiful and cleanest beaches in Sweden which are not only famous in this area but also around the globe for the full range of activities they offer.
Smedsuddsbadet is situated in the south part of Kungsholmen. Many people consider this place to be Stockholm’s most beautiful place for having a bath in the summer time. Among the most popular beaches in Sweden, Smedsuddsbadet in the capital city is quite a bustling site during summer seasons. The atmosphere along with shallow, clean and clear water makes it a perfect swimming spot for all the members of the family. Also, the entrance is free.
Location: Kungsholmen district in central Stockholm
How to get there: Take the metro to Fridhemsplan or local taxi
With water sports, flexible strand, golf courses and extensive public facilities along the 20-kilometre stretch, Boda Beach is among the top beaches in Sweden. There are sun loungers, dog bathing areas, showers, food kiosks and toilets. You can enjoy camping at Krono Camping Boda Sand where you will find an outdoor pool, sauna, bakery, game room and more.
Location: Oland Island on southern Sweden
How to get there: Take Road 137 from Kalmar in Swedish mainland
Sudersand by the Baltic Sea is one of the most popular beaches in Sweden because of facilities like food kiosks, accommodations, boat rentals and magnificent views of stable structures standing by the beach. Clean sand, cafe, ice-cream bar, mini golf course and rocky terrains for hikers make it a perfect family destination. You can stay at the cottages adjoining the beach.
Location: In Faro, a tiny island of the south-eastern Swedish island Gotland which is 200 kilometres south of Stockholm
How to get there: Take Nynashamn-Visby ferry from Stockholm before taking Faresund-Faro ferry
On the northern banks of the lake, this famous beach has playgrounds for kids, open green area, an abundance of trees and an adjacent campground where you will find sauna, hiking trail, mountain biking trail, football ground etc. In addition to that, to satiate your hunger, you can check out the corner shop, kiosk and cafe.
Location: Beside Vanem of Karlstad municipality
5. Skanian Beaches
The Skanian beaches have smooth whitish sand surrounded by smooth pebbles. In summer, the sunbathing visitors gather here while in the autumn season, the fishing enthusiasts flock here for eel fishing. Moreover, the water is shallow; perfect for swimming with your kids. There are a nudist cove and many beachside eateries.
Location: a South-western fringe of Sweden in the Skanor med Falsterbo city of Vellinge Municipality, Falsterbo peninsula
How to get there: Cross Oresund Bridge from Denmark in car
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Ribersborg beach is characterised by the wooden piers that jut out into the shallow waters of Oresund Strait. Located in the 3rd largest metropolitan area, the beach is colloquially known as Ribbon and is a hotspot for local people and tourist alike. Also, there are facilities like shaded green areas, showers, beachside restaurants, an old bathing house and barbecue grills. Irrespective of whether you are a nudist or wish to spend some time walking your dog, there are separate spaces in the beach.
Location: Downtown Malmo city
How to get there: From Malmo train station, take a bus to get down at Malmo Ribersborg by the beach.
The Varamon Beach in Motala can be your ultimate summer destination as it is blessed with eighty more hours of average sunlight per year than other Sweden beaches. As the heart of Southern Stockholm, here both tourists and local inhabitants gather to relax for quality time on the soft sand or take a stroll through the beautiful shaded area full of tall trees.
Location: Ostergotland in south-central Sweden
How to get there: Reach Motala city and then follow road signs thereon
Tylosand is flocked by local people and tourists who love to explore the 7-kilometre long sandy stretch. Lifeguards are always patrolling here to ensure safety while visitors enjoy swimming or windsurfing. Enjoy football or beach volleyball or go camping after having fast-food or ice-cream from the beachside eateries.
Location: Halmstad Municipality in Halland County
How to get there: Take a boat from Guest Harbour or car through E6/E20 and national roads 25, 26. From Halmstad Central Station, reach Region Bussterminalen to take the bus.
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