No holiday is more brilliant than lounging in a comfy chair on the balcony of Swedish lakeside cabins. Farm Stay Sweden has elegant cottages and cabins around Sweden offering lake views next to refreshing waters.
All in picturesque locations with many amenities and activities on site. Farm Stay Sweden is a great choice for rural family holiday, couples romantic cottage break, and chill time with friends.
You will not only experience a flexible and relaxing holiday, but also get to know the real Sweden and rural heritage.
The cabins and cottages are comfortable, most are fully-equipped with bathrooms, full-sized kitchen, luxurious bedrooms with king beds and spacious living area.
Lakeside Cottages and Cabins in Sweden
If you like swimming in fresh lake waters, then Mellskog Farmstay is the place for you. Stay in one of the four roomy cottages to enjoy the peaceful environment or immerse yourself in learning about organic dairy production.
There is also saunas and outdoor bathing onsite, so you can relax after a day’s hike. With old-fashioned names like Farmors Cabin and Lake Cabin (sjöstugan), the lakefront cabins offer natural charm and many have open fireplaces.
Stay within 5m from one of the most famous lakes in Sweden, lake Mälaren! The cabin is so close to the lake, you can even fish from your backyard deck!
Due to its perfect location, you can pick wild berries and mushrooms, the owners can give you tips about which ones are edible. If you are travelling with small children, there’s a garden nursery within walking distance in the village.
Originally a work prison, the owners of Ödevata Countryside Hotels took over and renovated the entire area and turning it into a resort. Ödevata Countryside Hotels have been on Swedish news several times for their effort engaging in sustainability projects.
There are 2 lakeside cottages, beside the hotel, however 1 of them is actually 2 attached cabins rented out as 1 for large groups and family. All so close to the lake that you can jump in within 15 steps!
Farmstay Skataudden may be best known for its summer sauna raft on lake Lillkorsträsk. Skatauddens Farmstay’ 2 lakefront cabins feature washing machine, dryer, fireplaces, and porches complete with table and chairs.
They are specially designed for families with kids, they even have their own child-friendly beach. As well as barbecue sites, wood-fired sauna, full sized hot tub, and guests can use onsite boat and canoe for free.
Spread across several acres in a vast open field with a view of lake Bodasjön, Farmstay MellbyBoda sole traditional Swedish red cottage, is certainly a summer bliss in the countryside.
It was built in the 18th century, however it is recently newly renovated for today’s comfort. It is also a great location for bird watching enthusiasts, as the lake is home of many bird species, such as Tundra swans.
Experience the wonders of staying in nature, with forests and lake at your doorsteps. Spend days on the porch with a cup of tea and enjoy the view of crystal-clear lake.
Cozied up next to your cabin’s fireplace in the evenings, and spend quality time with family and friends. The waters are ideal for fishing, and bathing, or take a short drive to see the world’s longest ski tunnel!
Malsbogård Farmstay have all the ingredients you need for an ideal summer by the lake. The farm dates back to 1765, however its lakeside cottages are well maintained and renovated to offer modern comforts, including dishwasher and washing machine.
You can choose the many different length hiking and cycling trails, or swim in the warm secluded lake. If you feel more adventurous, there’s the opportunity for water skiing just 10km away.
Classic Swedish cabin on a quiet countryside road surrounded by agriculture and farmlands. Its only detached cottage feature open fireplace, spacious bedrooms and indoor parking space.
Furustad Farm is only 250m from the large open lake Ivösjön, so you don’t have to go far for bird-watching. Explore the lake on a paddle boat, or head to nearest family cafe on your bike!
With several cabins settling within walking distance from the shores of Lake Örsjön, Kalvshult Farm offers an all season lake experience that’s private and undisturbed.
There’s also the option to stay in the farm’s apartment for those looking to socialize with the locals and others. Go on one of the adventure courses in the nearby forest, take a calm hike, or hit the lake for swimming, fishing, or kayaking.
Though Farm Tumbo doesn’t offer small lakeside cottages, you can rent a room, or the whole spacious house surrounded by woods and 4 lakes, all within walking distance.
The working farm specializes in horticulture and horse breeding, it is a horse heaven! You can go on horseback rides, and don’t worry if you are not experienced, the owners can teach you. There are also restaurants and shops in the village nearby, if you are feeling weary.
Swedish Lakefront Apartments
Discover the serenity of less known side of Dalsland in a hideaway at Fåglekärr Farm Stay. Situated close to a small hidden lake, the cultural and historical farm offers an apartment, with high ceilings and open floor plan, surrounded by dense forests.
Visit nearby towns, have a close encounter with mini cows, or go on elk/moose spotting in the early morning!
Norr Malma is certified according to the Swedish KRAV sustainability standards and operates as a small sheep farm. The detached self-catered apartment has a view over lake Erken and you can hike in the protected nature areas, completely undisturbed natural landscapes.
Otherwise, there are other activities, such as participate in horse-drawn cart rides around the massive farm.
Stay at the lakefront of Lake Kallsjön, with a breath-taking view over the waters. There aren’t small private lakeside cottages at Brattegen, however you can rent out the whole house if you have a large family, or a group of friends.
The house has a fully-equipped kitchen with dishwasher, sauna, and internet. It is the perfect destination for spending your summer holiday swimming, fishing, horseback riding and hunting.
Situated only 120 km from Stockholm, Berga is located on an archipelago surrounded by lakes of different sizes. It offer semi-private apartment, as the second floor of the apartment is occupied.
However, being on the first floor, it has its own entrance. Its wonderful location can’t be ignored, and it is very family friendly with its playhouse, sand pit, swings, and kid bikes. You can also spend your time catching different fishes in different lakes.
Lake Ivösjön is one of the most popular fishing spots in Sweden, as the waters host over 20 fish species. The lake welcomes both hardcore anglers and casual fishing, but it depends on your luck and skill to catch your dinner!
Otherwise, you can take a promenad to search for fossils and shark teeth in mysterious caves. Resting on an island in lake Ivösjön, Ivö Kungsgård offers a separate apartment for larger parties.
The family at Bräcke have farmed the land over 5 generations since 1887! They offer a newly refurbished lakefront apartment, with rafts and canoes available to hire.
Everything is included, even bed linen. Guests can lounge and sunbathe on the open field or on the porch overseeing the lake. It is one of the few lakes that has a beach, so take advantage and have a bbq, then take a refreshing dip!