Gyllenklobb – The island glowing in the evening sun
The island of Gyllenklobb is a part of Sandösund Resort in Vårdö, in the Eastern archipelago of Åland. The Cottage is situated in a beautiful and peaceful setting on the small island which is only 200 meters long and 80 meters wide.
This cottage with a double bed is best suited for couples. There is a kitchenette with kitchen utensils, gas stove and refrigerator. The electricity is 220V and powered with solar energy. The cottage also has a wood-fired stove, ecological dry closet and washing facilities with a wood-heated hot tub. Drinking water is transported to the island.
You will be picked up from Mariehamn and taken to Sandösund Resort, which is 45 minutes away. Before you reach Vårdö the host will show you to a grocery store where you can buy necessary food. You can always order food packages from Sandösund Resort, who will transport it to your cottage.
Your accommodation for the first night will be in one of the Resort's hotel rooms. Here you can sit in peace and quiet by the seaside, go walking, kayaking or cycling in the beautiful archipelago and of course enjoy sauna. The dinner is served at Sandösund’s Taverna. After breakfast the host will take you by a boat to the little island of Gyllenklobb. The boat trip takes about 6 minutes. The Hermit Cottage welcomes you with freshly made beds. The wood-fired hot tub is heated up and invites you to take a relaxing bath.
Your host will leave you to enjoy your private island experience, but is always at your service if needed.
Åland is situated between Sweden and Finland with regular ferry and flight connections from both countries.
From Sweden: The ferry from Kapellskär to Mariehamn takes 2.5 hours and from Stockholm to Mariehamn 5 hours. Next Jet flights from Arlanda, Stockholm to Mariehamn take 25 minutes.
From Finland: The ferry from Turku to Mariehamn takes 5 hours and from Helsinki to Mariehamn 10 hours. Finnair flights from Helsinki to Mariehamn take 40 minutes.
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