Island Staycation Stockholm – The 5 most beautiful Islands

Stockholm’s archipelago offers sun-drenched cliffs, beautiful boat trips, cafés and top-class restaurants. Below I will list 5 islands you must not miss to visit this summer.

Water hitting the cliffs in front of vast landscapes. Are you thinking about which islands you should visit this summer? Stockholm’s archipelago offers magically beautiful places just a boat ride away.


A beautiful archipelago island that is perfect for a day trip. Here you will find rock baths, cafés and hidden oases that serve coffee and summer drinks. Fjäderholmarnas krog was named by White Guide as one of Sweden’s best summer restaurants in 2018. You travel here in 30 minutes from Slussen or Nybroplan with Waxholmsbolaget.


Vaxholm is called the capital of the Stockholm archipelago, a picturesque summer town with cute shops, museums, cafes and restaurants. It is an hour’s boat ride from Strandvägen and Strömkajen. You can also travel there by car, which takes 40 minutes from Slussen.


A popular seaside resort for many city dwellers with beautiful beaches, bike paths, hostels, cottages and camping. A perfect island for those who want to sleep overnight or two. The trip takes three hours with Waxholmsbolaget or Utö Rederi.


Many people travel to Sandhamn to ice cream on the rocks and then enjoy the nightlife at night. There are bars, restaurants and beautiful bathing spots. If you want, you can also enjoy the spa and sleep over in small cottages. Travel here with Waxholmsbolaget or Roslagen’s sea traffic, the journey takes about 30 minutes.


Holidaymakers who want to relax in the beautiful nature and swim on the rocks go here. There is a hostel but not much more, so the island is suitable for those who want it quiet and comfortable. Pack the picnic basket and enjoy the summer. Go with Waxholmsbolaget.

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