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Is there anything better than a dip in the sea? Feeling the supple sand between your toes and hearing the waves gently breaking on the beach? The sun’s warming rays and the breeze’s cooling caress?

Did you know that Halmstad has no less than eight coastal camping sites in a strip that is only 42.2 kilometres long? Yes, fantastic! Starting in the south, we have the glorious Gullbrannagården. There is then a string of pearls offering something for everyone... First Camp Hagön–Halmstad, First Camp Karlstorp–Halmstad, First Camp Tylösand–Halmstad, Vilshärads Camping, Bengts Camping, Strandgården Vilshärad and, furthest north, Haverdals Camping.

Camping is fun, friendly and relaxing. Isn’t it just glorious to escape everyday chores and simply enjoy the here and now? Salt-spray scent and wind in the hair is a recipe for happiness. Best of all, Halmstad gives you more. Whichever camping site you choose, you are near to countryside, forests, lakes, sea, beach life, shopping, restaurants, history and entertainment.

If you are looking for an activity holiday, Halmstad is perfect. We have everything from golf courses, kite surfing, cycle and running trails to indoor and outdoor exercise facilities, wakeboard parks, adventure and play centres, etc. Please though... After all that activity, do not forget to “chill”. It is good for the soul. Halmstad is perfect for that too!


– family camping
Gorgeous Gullbrannagården is south of Halmstad and is open all year round. Nearby is Gullbrannastranden, a 10-kilometre long, child-friendly, sandy beach. In the holiday season, activities are arranged for all the family and the restaurant is open every day. There is also a shop to wake you with the smell of freshly baked bread every morning.

First Camp Tylösand–Halmstad

– a bathing paradise
A moment’s walk from Sweden’s most beautiful beach, there is First Camp Tylösand-Halmstad. The beach at Tylösand is part of a four-kilometre long bathing paradise that is considered to be one of Sweden’s best. In the holiday season, there are popular children’s clubs in the camping area. There are also masses of opportunities for leisure activities, outings and amusement for all the family.

Første Camp Tylösand i Halmstad-Halmstad

First Camp Tylösand-Halmstad

Nordic Camp Karlstorp–Halmstad

– coastal delights
At Nordic Camp Karlstorp–Halmstad, you can devote your days to bathing, windsurfing, diving... or simply relaxing in a deck chair. You are only three kilometres from Tylösand’s famous, sandy beach and all the activities offered there. Those who prefer bathing on rocks or in small secluded bays will also find what they want here. Additionally, there are supervised children’s activities in the holiday season.

Vilshärads Camping

– enjoy the peace and the countryside
Vilshärads Camping is about ten kilometres from Halmstad in a lush, beautiful, countryside setting. It is close to Vilshärad’s long, sandy beach, the salt sea and a nature reserve. In the holiday season, activities are arranged for old and young alike. The area has a café with freshly baked bread and small shop. Minigolf, basketball and outdoor chess guarantee lots of fun here.

First Camp Karlstorp-Halmstad

First Camp Karlstorp-Halmstad

First Camp Hagön–Halmstad

– a west coast gem
Only six kilometres from Halmstad City,First Camp Hagön–Halmstad is set in green countryside and has the salt waters of the Skagerrak and Kattegat as its neighbours. The kilometre-long Östra Stranden beach offers its warm, soft sands. Minigolf, boule, a playground, bouncy castle and lawns for ball games are amongst the site’s attractions. There are fun, supervised, children’s activities in the holiday season.

Strandgården Vilshärad

– on the sea’s doorstep
Camping site, hostel, tent pitches and conference facility, all on the sea’s doorstep! Strandgården in Vilshärad comes even more to life in hot weather. Its varied summer programme includes special church services and celebrations, concerts, exhibitions, supervised children’s activities, family evenings, shows and buffet evenings. A baker’s shop, kiosk, café and restaurant are also open in the summer.

Gullbrannagården i Halmstad


Haverdals Camping

– next door to Scandinavia’s highest sand dune
North of Halmstad, Haverdals Camping is on the beautiful coastal road. Pets on leads are welcome. Try out the crazy golf course! This lovely, family camping site is within walking distance of Haverdal’s beach. Its several kilometre-long, child-friendly sands have wonderful dunes. The area borders on the Haverdal nature reserve. Popularly known, as “Troll Forest”, this beautiful reserve includes Scandinavia’s highest sand dune.

Bengts Camping

Bengts Camping (Swe) External link, opens in new window. is within walking distance of Vilshärad's more than 3 kilometers long sandy beach. More information coming soon.

 Vilshärad naturreservat og strand i Halmstad

Vilshärad naturreservat og strand


Glamping is a more luxurious camping experience. You stay in the heart of nature, but with all modern conveniences. Quite simply, there is a touch of hotel about it. We offer Bengtzeli’s Glamping in Skäpparp, just outside Steninge, north of Halmstad.

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