The close proximity to the ocean and the archipelago is what gives Bohuslän a special place in the heart of its visitors. The people living in Bohuslän is among the most hospitable and pleasant in Sweden.
This region is characterized above all by its fantastic location by the sea, the wonderful archipelago with islands, inlets and bays offers a paradise for all types of water sports and is perfect for a vacation in a cabin. In the northern part of Bohuslän you will find many lakes available for both fishing and swimming.
Bohuslän is a dream for every fishing enthusiast in Sweden and is a place that us at the cabin agency highly recommends. Along the coast line, not too far from your rented cabin, you’ll find many professional fishermen who offers guided fishing tours. Here you can partake in both deep sea fishing and shellfish fishing. It’s seldom far to a cozy restaurant where you can enjoy the delicacies of the sea.
Bohuslän is Sweden’s westernmost province and is located south west of the province of Dalsland, and Northwest of the province of Västergötland and borders Skagerrak on the west coast. Many of the cabins and home rentals are located in the middle of Bohusläns popular archipelago, surrounded by the ocean and picturesque islands and islets. The second biggest city of Sweden, Göteborg, is located in the middle of Bohusläns archipelago.
Bohuslän has an area of 4473 km2 and a population of 257 000.
Marstrand Island is Bohusläns most luxurious area and a sailboat metropolis in Sweden. Marstrand gained its high status and popularity as early as in the 19th century thanks to king Oscars regular visits. The town of Marstrand is a fabulous town with wooden houses, and with the castle- Carlstens fortress- which gives the island its stamp.
Marstrand is located on the two islands Marstrand Island and Cow Island, Cow Island is located closer to the mainland while Marstrand Island is located furthest out towards the ocean in Bohusläns archipelago. If you want to take a daytrip to Marstrand Island from the cabin you’re renting from us, there is a road connection to Cow Island then from Cow Island there’s a passenger ferry to Marstrand Island.
The island of Smögen is also called the pearl of the west coast. A big tourist attraction is Smögens incredibly beautiful fishing harbors which is lined with boathouses, cottages, restaurants and picturesque shops. Take a daytrip from your rented cabin and visit the charming “Smögen dock” that runs along the southern part of the old fishing harbor.
Daytrip destinations when you rent a cabin in Bohuslän
►Havets Hus “the house of the ocean” With around 40 different salt water aquariums, shops, restaurant, and miniature golf.
►“The arc of the north”, the animal park that makes a difference.
►Vitlycke museum and Tanums rock carvings, time travel and world heritage in Tanumshede.
►Nordiska watercolor museum, a venue for art, nature and people in Skärhamn.
►Unique experience in Kosterhavets National Forest Park.
►MExperience Grebbestad & Fjällbacka archipelago aboard the cruise ship M/S AF Grebbestad
►Lysekil Coastal path with wonderful viewpoints and the best possible nature experiences Bohus coast can offer on foot.
Kayaking during your vacation in Sweden. Kayaking is a fun activity for the whole family and can be either a peaceful or wet adventure. Several of our cabins offer kayaks for rent. Otherwise, kayaks are available for rent throughout all of Sweden. Here you can read about some of Sweden's most popular waters for kayaking.