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Sandvik Gästhamn och Camping

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  • Waterside site on the northeastern side of Kökar island
  • Guest marina with fuel sales plus canoe and rowing boat hire
  • Restaurant, bar, bike hire, saunas and shared kitchens/lounge areas

What's the deal with the Åland Archipelago? This Swedish-speaking part of Finland is made up of 6,500 beach-lined islands and rocky skerries, of which Kökar, where Sandvik Gästhamn och Camping is to be found, is among the most remote. (Sounds good, doesn't it?)

This waterside site, on the northeastern side of the island, is close to the ferry port in Munkvärvan. It's a nifty base for getting out for Kökar wanders, whether that entails heading off to the Bronze Age ruins at Otterböte or ambling along a five-kilometre trail in Kalen.

It’s also a fine place to settle if you’re here with a boat: the site has access to a guest marina that’s well kitted out with electrical jacks, water taps and a service pier (gas and fuel are available to buy on site). Weather forecasts and other info are displayed at the site reception to make navigation simpler. Canoes and rowing boats can also be hired at Sandvik Gästhamn och Camping, as can bikes for landlubbers.

Elsewhere around the site are facilities including a playground, a comfy shared lounge with board games and a bathing area where you can take a bracing dip after opening up your pores at the on-site sauna.

Barbecue areas and shared kitchens are on hand too, and there’s a bar-restaurant for those who like to take life easy. A convenience store is well stocked with essential goods and groceries along with local produce and treats like ice cream.

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Leisure on park

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment


Fitness centre

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool


Recreation room/arcade

TV room




Amenities on park

Bath available

Car parking by site/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Dog park

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

Ice pack freezing

Internet access


Local produce

Parent & baby washroom


Pick-up from public transport

Portable toilet

Pub toilets


Shower available

Washing-up area


Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome


Barbecue grills allowed

Barbecue provided

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year


Hikers’ paradise

Lake and/or mountain

Leave the car at home


Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Wild camping

Wildlife haven


Charging facilities

Dump station

Electric car charging point(s)

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

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Bar nearby

Convenience store nearby

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Nearby farmers' market

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Large (51-200 sites)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Touring and motorhomes

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Gray water hook-up for caravans

Seasonal sites

Water hook-up points for caravans


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  • Vervan, Munkvärvan, Kökar, Finland, 22730
  • Timezone Europe/Mariehamn +0200 (GMT+02:00)   GPS 59.9393°N 20.8829°E


Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Stroll down to Kökar church (20 minutes' walk), a simple but scenic stone building overlooking the sea. If all that open-air meditation has you in the mood for more spiritual times, journey on to the ruins at Hamnö monastery (also 20 minutes' walk), a medieval Franciscan haunt with an ancient seafarers' chapel. More age-old remains can be contemplated at Otterböte (10 minutes' drive), a Bronze Age settlement once inhabited by seal hunters.

Continue to Kalen nature trail (10 minutes), where you can watch waves crashing against rows of rugged rocks and seek out military remnants from the World Wars. If treks full of marine geology are right up your alley, book yourself onto a boat trip out to Källskär rock formation; it's a 10-minute drive to the boat launch from site.

If you've got time, consider catching the ferry out to Mariehamn, the lively capital of Åland – it's a 10-minute cycle or drive to the ferry port, with a crossing time of around two hours and 15 minutes.


Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  Anytime –  Anytime
Depart by:  Anytime

Sandvik Gästhamn och Camping cancellation policy

Balance refunds: no penalties

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to and is non-refundable.


A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now.

The remainder is payable direct to Sandvik Gästhamn och Camping on arrival.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • How much is payable upfront? A 15% transferable deposit is payable when you book, with the balance payable on arrival. Read more
  • Does Sandvik Gästhamn och Camping have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Sandvik Gästhamn och Camping dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Sandvik Gästhamn och Camping? Stroll down to Kökar church (20 minutes' walk), a simple but scenic stone building overlooking the sea. If all that open-air meditation has you in the mood for more spiritual times, journey … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Sandvik Gästhamn och Camping?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  Anytime –  Anytime
    Depart by:  Anytime
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