When the question is “Where can I have holiday accommodation facing the sea”, the best answer is usually: “choose one of Helgeland’s many rorbu cabins”. There is something special and deeply soothing about staying right on the water and waking up to the salty scent of the sea and the sound of surf and seabirds. Perhaps you have kayaks or a boat moored at the nearby dock, ready for a new day’s adventures – and a hot tub in which you can soothe your muscles and relax in the evening? It doesn’t get any better!

One of the best things about having a rorbu cabin for your holiday base is that you live comfortably, but feel in contact with the scenery that’s right outside your door, while you are also surrounded by Helgeland’s proud, thriving coastal culture. The traditional fishermen’s cabins (rorbu) and the wharfside buildings come in many forms and sizes. Some are old and carefully refurbished to maintain their authentic feel, while others are newly built. You can find intimate, charming rorbu that are just right for you and your partner, and larger living quarters that will accommodate your family or quite a few friends.

Træna Arctic Fishing

Selvær, the second-biggest island of the Træna archipelago, is a quiet and cosy fishing community. Like the rest of Træna, it faces the open sea and lies far from the mainland. Here, you can stay in a modern quayside holiday apartment, and experience scenic Helgeland at its best. You will find excellent fishing, literally thousands of islets and skerries, amazing birdlife, and skies that glow late into the summer nights.

Bolga Brygge – Sleep to the soothing sound of waves

Bolga Brygge offers comfortable accommodation and good dining. Guest can enjoy fishing, kayaking the sheltered waters nearby, and hiking up a mountain that offers an amazing panorama of a large section of Helgeland.

Støtt in Meløy – Top of Helgeland

The picturesque old trading post of Støtt offers some of Helgeland’s most beautiful and unique holiday experiences. Many adventures await you here, and you can enjoy charming quarters and great dining in historic buildings steeped in the island’s ancient coastal heritage.

Dønna Rorbuer Bøteriet – A charming restaurant and accommodation

Dønna Rorbuer Bøteriet, situated on the quay in beautiful surroundings on the island of Dønna, offers good dining in charming surroundings, accommodation and guided boat trips.

Lovund Hotel

Lovund Hotel is the perfect base for exploring the enchanting island of Lovund. With comfortable accommodation, delicious cuisine, and stunning views of the sea and mountains, you can relax and unwind after a day of hiking or bird-watching. Enjoy the urban island life and breathtaking views from the comfort of your room or the hotel’s terrace.

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