Käringön island, in the outermost archipelago, is best described as genuine and beautiful. This small, car-free island paradise is located in the middle of the Skagerrak and holds 300 buildings and barely 70 full-time residents. It is peaceful and quiet in the spring and autumn, but teeming with life during the summer.
The Lotshotellet hotel and Crêperie is a tiny hotel with amazing sea views from all six rooms. These are pleasantly free from TVs and minibars. You can enjoy the hotel sauna, on its own pier, and take a morning dip followed by breakfast in the morning sun. This child-free hotel specialises in small conferences for management teams, boards of directors and family events that require booking of the entire hotel.
The Crêperie serves fantastic galettes and crêpes, inspired in equal parts by Bretagne and Bohuslän. Naturally, their other speciality is locally caught shellfish – salt-water crayfish, crab and lobster – all depending on the season. Leif Mannerström is reputed to have claimed that there are only two people who can cook salt-water crayfish – the fisherman on Käringön island and himself…