Christmas packages with that extra something 2022
Enjoy the lovely Christmas atmosphere, forget about work, and sit down to a delicious feast. After good food, a dessert buffet and enjoyable music, you’ll fall asleep sweetly with a view of the archipelago, of castle gardens or manor grounds. You choose!
Seafood Christmas dinner
Lådfabriken in Edshultshall is a unique bed and breakfast oozing with creativity and design, just 30 metres from the sea. You can book an exclusive experience here, with accommodation in individually decorated rooms, a great breakfast and Lådfabriken’s version of a Swedish Christmas dinner, “Skaldjursjulbord”. The colourful Christmas dinner will be served for a maximum 8 guests, and will consist of the best locally caught seafood from nearby Mollösund.
Christmas buffet package
Salt & Sill, Tjörn
At Salt & Sill on Tjörn you’re literally staying on the sea, as this is Sweden’s first floating hotel. If you book a Christmas package here you can look forward to a visit to an archipelago restaurant dressed in cosy winter plumage. The whole place will be decorated for the season, and a delicious Christmas buffet laid. The best combinations of herring and snaps, food inspired by the sea, coast and countryside, and classic Swedish west coast dishes will be on the menu. Replete and happy, you’ll then sleep well in a double room, and enjoy a tasty breakfast buffet the day after.
Old-style Christmas atmosphere
Tofta Manor, Kungälv
If you’re looking for peace and quiet you should go to cosy Tofta Manor, situated close to the sea between Marstrand and Kungälv. If you book a “Christmas buffet package” you’ll get to enjoy a Christmas-decorated manor with pretty sprays, old chandeliers, candlelight and well-reputed Christmas buffet laid out in the manor kitchen. A lovely Advent weekend is guaranteed! Comfortable lodging is provided in the hotel annexes Smedjan or Mejeriet.
Here’s a tip!
Combine your package with a visit to the Christmas market at Magasinet, which is held on Saturdays and Sundays on the three first Advent weekends. Children can enjoy pony rides, theatre shows and a chance to visit the Tofta cows and sheep in the barn.
Fairy-tale Christmas in a castle
Thorskog Castle, Västerlanda
At Thorskog Castle in Västerlanda you can have a real fairy-tale Christmas. You arrive in the glowing castle gardens whose trees are illuminated and paths lined with hundreds of burning candles. If you book the ”Christmas at the castle” package you’ll get coffee and cakes on arrival. A walk in the magical woods and a warming sauna are recommended before the four-course, Christmas-inspired dinner. The evening ends with homemade sweets before you retire to individually decorated rooms. The following day you’ll be treated to an extensive breakfast before departure.
Celebrate Christmas on Sweden’s westernmost islands
Väderöarnas Värdshus, Väderöarna
Far out to sea from Fjällbacka in Bohuslän are Väderöarna. This beautifully barren group of islands is home to Väderöarnas Värdshus & Konferens, a fascinating place where you stay in the carefully renovated family homes of the former pilots. If you book a ”Christmas package” you get a boat trip to Väderöarna, a local lunch on arrival, a session in a wood-fired granite sauna and seawater baths in wooden hot tubs, a sea-inspired Christmas menu, an overnight stay in a double room, and a big, lovely breakfast.
Here’s a tip!
Once you arrive, take a walk around the island. If you’re lucky you’ll catch gale force winds and enjoy the spectacle of the waves breaking over the cliffs.
Christmas buffet experiences
Marstrands Havshotell, Marstrand
Marstrands Havshotell is full of Christmas spirit and atmosphear. The evening stars with a drink by the fireplace followed by a traditional Christmas buffet. Later on live music before it is time to hit the sack for some sleep. Wake up to a glorious breakfast before it is time to say goodbye. However the day starts in the spa. If you book the "Sparkling christmas" package you’ll be combining your Christmas buffet with spa sessions, mingling over mulled wine, live music and lovely lodging.
Here’s a tip!
Combine your stay with a refreshing walk. Marstrand itself has a path that circles the island close to the sea, and on Koön there are three trails of varying degrees of difficulty and through different types of terrain.
Celebrate Christmas in the Gothenburg archipelago
Experience Vrångö at its winter fairest. Enjoy a genuine Christmas buffet at Skärgårdens Café and stay overnight in one of Kajkanten’s fishing cabins. The Christmas buffet at Skärgårdens Café pays tribute to the west coast with archipelago-inspired, home-cooked Christmas dishes. If you book the ”Archipelago Christmas buffet on Vrångö” package you get an overnight stay, a packed breakfast and an archipelago-inspired Christmas buffet.
Here’s a tip!
Relax a while in Kajkanten’s sauna, or discover the undeveloped parts of Vrångö, with scenic nature reserves and easy-access nature trails. Stop by the pilots’ lookout points or the fishing port, and absorb the island’s calm.
Christmas at Nääs Fabriker
Nääs Fabriker, Tollered
Nääs Fabriker Hotell & Restaurang in Tollered is beautifully situated next to Lake Sävelången. The old 19th-century works setting, the location by the lake, and all the Christmas decorations create a cosy atmosphere and a welcoming environment that are perfect for a lovely Christmas experience. With a ”Christmas buffet package” you combine an overnight stay in a modern room with a Christmas buffet and a generous breakfast.
Here’s a tip!
Combine your stay with a visit to Badhuset, where you can enjoy various different forms of sauna, warm outdoor swims from jetties on the lake, and lovely lounge settings for relaxation outdoors as well as indoors.
Christmas on charming Marstrand
Grand Hotel, Marstrand
The mulled wine is served in front of crackling fires in Paradise Park and the evening will provide an unforgettable Christmas atmosphere. Grand’s heaving Christmas table is a really lovely tradition. The table is laid in the kitchen, where our chefs will guide you round Christmas classics and delicacies from the sea. Everything is done from scratch, with a lot of love - our delicious snaps is flavoured to our own recipe. Spend the night in 4 star accommodation where you’ll feel like royalty. Read more and book the package here.
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