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A red cottage, Boholmsviken, close to the sea

The cottage at Boholmsviken

 

On Sävö you can live very close to the nature, sleep in the open air shelter or put up a tent. But you can also check in at the cosy hostel. It is part of Hostelling International.

On the northern part of the island there are two cottages for rent, both of them at a very basic standard.

The hostel

The hostel was tastefully renovated only a couple of years ago. It contains 35 beds. The houses were originally built in the 1870’s. The buildings used to be vessel pilot’s residence.
Sävö hostel

Sävö hostel
Sävö hostel

 

Cottages at Boholmsviken och Lägerplatsen

The two small red cottages are beautifully situated close to the sea. The standard is very basic. There is no running water nor electricity. Water is brought from the farm “Sävö gård”.

Cottages at Boholmsviken och Lägerplatsen

Camping

You can put up your tent at Lägerplatsen on the northern part of the island or at Huvviken. There is also a toilet and a fire place at Lägerplatsen while you use the near by fireplace and toilet when you camp at Huvviken.

Since there are cows and sheep grazing freely on the island it is wise to camp within the fences that surround the two camping spots. At Lägerplatsen – place your tent behind the cottage. Do not camp on the fields where we harvest hay for the sheep.

A man and a boy sitting by their tent and the water.
The camping site at Huvviken.

 

Open air-shelter

There is a nice little open air-shelter on the northwest side on the island. There is also a fireplace and a toilet.