No, but there are parking spaces for the public in the immediate area around pick-up points. Refer to Google Maps and plan your time to find parking, especially during peak season. There are more guests on the rib boat and we appreciate that everyone respects the agreed departure time.
There are Grundéns raincoats, sou'westers (rain hats), and Grundéns fishing clothes available to borrow on the island.
5 double rooms for max 2 persons - 3 triple rooms for max 2 adults and 2 children - The Bakery Cottage (Mini suite) for max 2 adults. All rooms have a double bed that can be separated into single beds, except in the the Bakery Cottage which cannot be separated.
The summer café is open from July to mid-August, when the weather is nice. We post current opening hours on Instagram and Facebook, follow us there. Everyone is welcome to the extent of capacity in our small harbor, however, max 2h harbor place. It is a small guest harbor and a rotating visitor opportunity is needed. It is not possible to book a berth. Respect the RESERVED place in the harbor, it is dedicated to the business. If you want to be on the island for a full day to sunbathe and swim, we ask you to dock at the rocks and consider the island as a regular natural harbor.
Yes, as long as there is space in the port and it is safe to dock. When you book your hotel room, we'll give you information on port depths and tips on the best way to enter the port. Please let us know 3h before your planned arrival time. We will then have time to free up a place in the harbour for you, help you with the docking and welcome you to the island. Please note the cancellation conditions.
It does, as long as we have received information well in advance so that we can handle all the logistics of buying food and transporting it to the island. Ideally, we would like to receive the information at least one week before the arrival date.
We offer different accommodation packages but your stay always includes RIB transportation round trip, breakfast, dinner, guided tour of the island, bathrobe, towel & slippers, sauna and heated hot tubs.
Crossing with RIB from Rönnäng, on Tjörn gives a smoother crossing. The skerries shade the sea which influences the sea to behave somewhat calmer.
Get in touch directly with the island's partners with skippers who are guaranteed to have harbor space and the right officers and certificates on the boats. These are www.head4waves.se +46 (0)709- 72 95 81 and www.marstrandtransport.se +46 (0)708 39 47 41.
You are asked to pack in soft, waterproof or unopened bags, as both the boat and helicopter have limited cargo space. On the RIB boat there are flotation suits / life jackets to borrow. Remember to wear shoes that can withstand a little wetness and pack an extra pair for changing on the island. Bring hats & mittens and swimwear, depending on the season.
There is equipment such as flotation suits & life jackets on board in different sizes that are lent by the skipper. Life jackets for children and the need for larger sizes such as XXXL should be notified when booking. Feel free to bring a hat and mittens in cold weather and wear waterproof shoes on board. It is the owner's responsibility to bring a life jacket for the dog.
No, to reach us, please contact us by email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact directly the island's partners with skippers who are guaranteed to have port facilities and the right ship's officers and certificates on the boats. These are www.head4waves.se +46 (0)709- 72 95 81 and www.marstrandtransport.se +46 (0)708 39 47 41.
Transportation is at the desired speed - the guest decides. On board are life jackets, life jackets and goggles depending on the season. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring an extra pair to the island as there is a risk of splashing water. As there are more guests on board, everyone appreciates that you respect the agreed departure time. If you arrive with your own car, we ask you to plan extra time to find parking in the area. If there is a need for larger flotation suits such as XXXL, the skipper wishes to take part in the booking.
The island is about 15-20min by RIB whether you come from Tjörn from the north or Marstrand from the south.
You can choose between RIB boat from Marstrand or Rönnäng or helicopter service from Säve Airport/Landvetter Airport. We arrange pre-ordered hotel transportation through our partners with skippers who are guaranteed to have a port location and the right ship's officers and certificates on the boats.
Yes, it is. There are also Pater Noster yoga mats, hats, caps and polo shirts made from Tencel and Seaqual Ocean Waste materials. Together for a clean ocean! If you also want to be an ambassador for the ocean, email us at email@example.com to buy a shirt. Available in women & men in different sizes.
There are Pater Noster yoga mats that can be borrowed or purchased to practice yoga on the rocks or in the lighthouse. We also have fishing rods that can be borrowed to try your hand at fishing from the island.
The menu consists of some standard dishes that are always available + dishes that change every week depending on the raw materials and catch. The summer café is open from July to August.
Yes, as long as there is space in the port and it is safe to dock. The guest harbour has a maximum of 2h for visits. It is a small guest port and a rotating visitor facility is needed. It is not possible to book a berth. Please RESERVE the space in the harbour, it is dedicated to the business. If you wish to be on the island to sunbathe and swim, we ask you to moor at the rocks and consider the island as a normal natural harbour.
Yes, we offer a 5-course dinner with drinks package, price from SEK 2,500 per person. If children are in the same party, we offer a nice customized 3-course children's menu including drinks (up to 12 years), price 500 SEK. When booking, we will ask for prepayment via invoice or swish.
No, you do not. If you find on the same day that you cannot use your boat out to the island Hamneskär and you cancel your stay, you will be charged the full value of the stay excluding drinks. In the case of booked arranged transport, if our skipper considers that it is not suitable to enter the port of Hamneskär due to strong winds, the guest is entitled to have the booking made and can be used at a later date during one year from the date of confirmation of the booking. See more information "Conditions"
The gift card is valid for 2 years from the date of purchase.
Yes, you can pay for your booking with your American Express via payment link and use the card for purchases on the island.
Maintaining the standard we want to offer our guests requires good planning and preparation. Raw materials must be purchased and transported to the island in good time, the chef needs to prepare - fish must be caught, shrimp must be trawled, crabs must be caught, seaweed must be harvested. We want to ensure a culinary experience for our guests as much as our own sustainable business operations.
In case of cancellation 60 days before arrival, 25% of the total amount of the cancellation will be charged. For cancellations made between 30 days and 15 days before arrival, 75% of the total amount of the booking will be charged. Cancellations made less than 14 days before arrival will be charged 100% of the total amount of the booking. With our cancellation insurance, you can cancel without reason up to 2 weeks before arrival and receive a full refund except for the cancellation insurance premium. If the weather does not permit departure to Hamneskär and our skipper deems it impossible to call at Hamneskär harbour, helicopter service is offered on request for price or a pending booking that can be used within 12 months.
A travel cot and high chair are available for use.
We accept requests for group bookings and conferences all year round. Our private accommodation packages are available from April to November.
No, it varies. The Bakery Cottage (Mini suite) has its own shower and toilet. The Teacher's room (no. 6) has a private toilet and sink in the room, and access to a shared bathroom with shower. The other rooms have access to a shared bathroom that is shared between 2-3 rooms. There is also an outdoor shower on the island.
2 adults and 2 children in Fyrvaktarrum // 2 adults in Fyrbiträdesrum // 2 adults in Bagarstugan, mini-suite. We have 9 rooms with a total of 24 beds.
There are 9 rooms on the island with a total of 24 beds divided into 5 double rooms for a maximum of 2 adults / 3 family rooms for 2 adults and 2 children / Bagarstugan for 2 adults. All rooms have Twin beds that can be separated into 2 single beds, except in the Bagarstugan where there is a King size bed that cannot be separated.
You are welcome to visit the lighthouse and its exhibition, the entrance fee is paid by swish on site. The other buildings are for the operation and its overnight guests. Respect their privacy by keeping your distance from the house and courtyard. The right of public access applies on the island, but also the right to privacy around the buildings. There is an information board in the harbor.