Best Holiday Homes for Tourists in Scandinavia 2018

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Best Holiday Homes for Tourists in Scandinavia 2018

Every year, The European Holiday Home Association, EHHA, awards the best holiday homes in Europe. The Award highlights the great quality and enormous diversity in the short-term holiday home rental market for tourist in Europe. Here’s the list of the best holiday homes for tourists in Scandinavia 2018.

More than 20 million beds are available in European holiday homes, providing fantastic multitude of choice of accommodation from the Northern tip of Norway to the isles of Greece for groups, individuals and families travelling on holiday. Through the internet, the houses and apartments are just a few clicks away from millions of travelers and tourists, and by allowing their holiday home to be rented by others.

Best Holiday Homes for Tourists in Scandinavia 2018
More than 20 million beds are available in European holiday homes

14 categories
The European Holiday Home Association wants to showcase fantastic examples of the holiday home rental products, and instigated therefore  the European Holiday Home Awards in 2015.

The Best European Holiday Home has 14 categories:

Best Unique Spot Holiday Home

Best Holiday Home Beach House

Best Holiday Home in European Capital

Best Family Friendly Holiday Home

Best Green Holiday Home

Best Accessible Holiday Home

Best Pet Holiday Home

Best Health and Wellness Holiday Home

Best Unique House Holiday Home

Best Winter Holiday Home

Best Architecture & Design Holiday Home

Best Budget Holiday Home

Best Nature Experience Holiday Home

Best Romantic Escape Holiday Home

An expert jury selects a group of finalists amongst the nominated houses in each category, and the winners are selected from the finalists by a vote amongst representatives from each national trade association member of the EHHA.

Best Holiday Homes for Tourists in Scandinavia 2018
Here are the finalists and winners from Scandinavia

Best Unique Spot Holiday Home

Best Holiday Homes for Tourists in Scandinavia 2018
This modern cottage offers stunning views of the Sognefjord

Skjolden, Norway (Finalist)
This modern cottage offers stunning views of the Sognefjord. In summer, you will see cruise ships here on a daily basis. Galdhøpiggen, the highest mountain in Norway, and Jotunheimen, with great hiking trails, is located nearby. There are also glaciers and good fishing spots a short distance away.

Best Holiday Homes for Tourists in Scandinavia 2018
The area is known for its excellent fishing

Storholmen/Austevoll,  Norway (Finalist)
Welcome to a wonderful holiday home close to the seaside on Storholmen. The area is known for its excellent fishing. It is also a popular area for swimming, either from the outdoor area with a small bay and sandy beach close to the house, or from the pier.

Best Holiday Home Beach House

Best Holiday Homes for Tourists in Scandinavia 2018
Ternevej features beautiful furnishings including a fireplace

Ternevej, Løkken Strand, Denmark (Winner)
Holiday home in Løkken Strand og By, Northern Jutland, with space for 6 adults and 2 pet(s). It features beautiful furnishings including a fireplace. The accommodation is 200 m² and situated on a 26,500 m² piece of property. Only 20 m to the North Sea beach.

Best Holiday Homes for Tourists in Scandinavia 2018
Stråken has a private sandy beach just 10 meters away

Stråken/Bottnaryd, Sweden (Finalist)
This completely renovated cottage has an open design and stands on a private piece of land near the lake Stråken. It has a private sandy beach just 10 meters away from the house and offers a fantastic panoramic view of the lake.

Best Family Friendly Holiday Home

Best Holiday Homes for Tourists in Scandinavia 2018
Nr Lyyngby offers activities for the whole family

Nr. Lyngby, Denmark (Finalist)
A large swimming pool with underwater lighting and water slide. Moreover a large whirlpool and sauna, a billiards room, dartboard, soft furnishings and bar, an activity room with table tennis, table football and PlayStation2. Playground with play tower, slide, swing, balance beam etc. etc.

Best Green Holiday Home

Best Holiday Homes for Tourists in Scandinavia 2018
Vrist IV is a holiday cottage with geothermal heat, solar energy and heat pump approx. 300 m from the North Sea

Vrist VI, Denmark (Finalist)
Holiday cottage with geothermal heat, solar energy and heat pump approx. 300 m from the North Sea. There is a 1-person indoor whirlpool but also a large outdoor whirlpool. The house has an activity room with a pool table, table tennis and darts.

 

Best Pet Holiday Home

Best Holiday Homes for Tourists in Scandinavia 2018
This holiday home has a beautiful ocean view and is perfect for a family who appreciate a rural environment

Rossö-halvön, Sweden (Finalist)
This holiday home has a beautiful ocean view and is perfect for a family who appreciate a rural environment, close to the ocean and access to a relaxing bath barrel and boat. You will stay in an idyllic scenic environment with a lawn of 4 hectares at the lakeside plot.


Sejerø Bugt Odsherred,
 Denmark (Finalist)
This lovely holiday home offers space for 8 adults and 1 pet. It’s located beautifully in Sejerø Bugt Odsherred on a 1,200 m² fenced plot, where your dog and children can run around freely. The perfect base for family holidays in Denmark only one hours drive from Copenhagen and Tivoli Gardens.

Best Holiday Homes for Tourists in Scandinavia 2018
The perfect base for family holidays in Denmark only one hour drive from Copenhagen and Tivoli Gardens

Best Health and Wellness Holiday Home

Best Holiday Homes for Tourists in Scandinavia 2018
Holiday cottage suited for the guests appreciating a little luxury and a top-class view

Blåvand V, Southern North Sea, Denmark (Finalist)
Holiday cottage suited for the guests appreciating a little luxury and a top-class view. The basement is decorated like a grotto providing a fantastic mood and atmosphere. The staircase looks like it is floating above the swimming pool which naturally has a counter-current system and a waterfall.

 

Best Winter Holiday Home

Best Holiday Homes for Tourists in Scandinavia 2018
A wonderful cabin right in the heart of Sjusjøen

Cabin in Sjusjøen, Norway (Finalist)
A wonderful cabin right in the heart of Sjusjøen, which means you have everything you would need near by. Sjusjøen is a renowned mountain destination with endless possibilities for nature experiences.

Related: Your One-stop Guide to Skiing in Norway

Best Architecture and Design Holiday Home

Best Holiday Homes for Tourists in Scandinavia 2018
In the attractive area of Handrup Bakker is this architectural gem of a house

Handrup Bakker, Denmark (Finalist)
In the attractive area of Handrup Bakker is this architectural gem of a house on a huge, beautifully landscaped site. Here the small details are required. The house is bright and openly decorated and the large windows in the living room allow the light to flow beautifully through the room.

Best Budget Holiday Home

Best Holiday Homes for Tourists in Scandinavia 2018
Large and bright house where you have contact with nature, both indoors and outdoors

Ballangen/Efjord, Norway (Winner)
Large and bright house where you have contact with nature, both indoors and outdoors. Modern decorated in bright colors. Fantastic views over the fjord Efjord and dramatic landscape!

Best Holiday Homes for Tourists in Scandinavia 2018
This new built holiday home is situated on a small forest clad spit by the long lake Linnesjön

Nässja/Sävsjö, Sweden (Finalist)
This new built holiday home is situated on a small forest clad spit by the long lake Linnesjön. The area is undisturbed and very beautiful. In the house you have the real feeling of wood. From the dining room you have wonderful view over the lake. The rowing boat invites to fishing and bathing.

Best Nature Experience Holiday Home

Best Holiday Homes for Tourists in Scandinavia 2018
Beautifully situated holiday cottage in Lyngen – right by the picturesque seafront of Ullsfjorden

Lyngen, Norway (Winner)
Beautifully situated holiday cottage in Lyngen – right by the picturesque seafront of Ullsfjorden. The view is spectacular – a 180 degree panoramic view of the impressive fjord, and the bird island Fugløya can be seen. There are several lakes in the area, rich with fish. Northern Light in winther.

Related: Ski Touring in Northern Norway

Valberg/Lofoten, Norway (Finalist)
The cabin is located peacefully in a forest. Great view to the Lofoten mountains and the sea. Sandy beaches in the area. Suitable for hiking. The owner can arrange trips to experience northern lights.

Best Holiday Homes for Tourists in Scandinavia 2018
Great view to the Lofoten mountains and the sea

Related: Cycling Vacation in Lofoten Islands

Best Romantic Escape Holiday Home

Best Holiday Homes for Tourists in Scandinavia 2018
Holiday cottage with an amazing location with panoramic views

Binderup Strand, Southeast Jutland and Als, Denmark (Finalist)
Holiday cottage with an amazing location with panoramic views from living room/kitchen, bedroom and terrace. The house has views of Brandsø, Funen and the water ways of Kolding. The limited space is practically used.

The EHHA Holiday Home Awards highlight the great quality and enormous diversity in the short-term holiday home rental market for visitors across Europe. With 1,000 nominations over 14 categories, the above finalists and winners are indeed worth a consideration when planning your next vacation.

Feature image (on top): Aurora borealis Lofoten, photo Tommy Andreassen

Best Holiday Homes for Tourists in Scandinavia 2018, based on a press release from Novasol

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