Tylösand is well known both in Sweden and abroad. The reasons why are many. In addition to its four-kilometer-long sandy beach, framed by stately dunes and crowned by the famous Lifeguard Tower, Tylösand offers a relaxed atmosphere where beach life and vibrant after-beach events combine with tasty dinners with magical sea views.
There are award-winning facilities, first-class golf courses, and restaurants for all occasions. The 18-kilometer-long Prince Bertil's Trail passes Tylösand and offers beautiful nature and historical features that are well worth a visit in any season.
Restaurants and bars
And when your stomach starts to rumble, you will find that Tylösand has an excellent range of food and beverage options. Whether you’re looking for a simple snack from the beach to eat on the way home, or a romantic sunset dinner, Tylösand has the perfect restaurant. You will find everything from delicious fine dining restaurants with magical sea views and gastronomic experiences, to eateries that offer relaxed hangouts, delicious food, and refreshing drinks in a relaxed atmosphere.
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With the sea as your nearest neighbor, enjoy seafood, sushi, and Asian fusion as an exciting culinary twist. Innovative flavor sensations meet artful dining experiences that leaves no one disappointed. Bettan’s Bar External link, opens in new window. is one of Hotel Tylösand’s restaurants, offering bubbly lunches and sumptuous dinners. Open seasonally from early summer to the late summer.
An exquisite creperie with a relaxed feel and a focus on sustainability. Here at Hygge (swe), External link, opens in new window. you can enjoy delicious galettes and crêpes, cooked in Hygge’s very own unique way, with inspiration from the cuisine of Halland and Denmark. The menu is colored by local growers and contains only the best Halland has to offer. Open all year round.
Leif’s Bar & Grill
Leif’s Bar & Grill External link, opens in new window. is Hotel Tylösand’s meat bar with grilled meat and pizza in a relaxed atmosphere, where you are surrounded by gold records, posters awards from Per Gessle’s phenomenal careers. Order a juicy piece of meat with tasty accompaniments or a freshly baked pizza; or for those who don’t eat meat try the stone-oven-baked vegetarian pizza or a vegetarian burger. Whatever your choice, you will enjoy the food with an unbeatable view of the beach and sea from the weather-protected terraces. Open seasonally from early summer to the late summer.
Zigges Beach Club
In the heart of Tylösand, one finds Zigges Beach Club (swe) External link, opens in new window. – a relaxed and cozy beach bar in true Zigges spirit – serving fruity and refreshing cocktails along with Mediterranean-inspired beach dishes and tempting snacks. Eat in, take-away to the beach. Open seasonally from early summer to the late summer.
Punch Restaurant & Bar
Punch Restaurant & Bar (swe) External link, opens in new window. is a popular neighborhood eatery with a menu that offers both magical pizzas and Scandinavian food from its à la carte menu. Enjoy the ambience on the outdoor terrace or challenge your friends to a round of adventure golf. A perfect destination for those looking for good food combined with activity. Open seasonally from April to December.
Hotel Tylösand’s largest and most historic restaurant, Tylöhus, External link, opens in new window. where the chefs and food creators offer a classic Swedish menu with their own twist, from carefully selected ingredients. Expect an inspiring dining experience in the best possible West Coast setting with glistening seas and beautiful views of the coast and sea. Open all year round.
Tylebäck Hotel & Conference restaurant
Classic Swedish home cooking with flavors from Halland and around the globe. At Tylebäck External link, opens in new window. the food served is prepared from scratch, most often with locally sourced ingredients. The main courses change with the seasons, and though they have their origins in the Swedish cooking tradition they have been spiced up with influences from all over the world. Open all year round.
With a perfect location and a magical view of the sea, Restaurant Flamingo (swe). External link, opens in new window. Enjoy the sea, sun, tranquility, and West Coast-inspired food served in its true setting. You’ll find pizzas and char-grilled burgers on the menu, as well as other grilled dishes, and at the bar, refreshing drinks. Open seasonally from early summer to the late summer.
St. Olofs Chapel Café
Little beautiful S:t Olofs Chapel External link, opens in new window. from wooded Småland now standing on its hill in Tjuvahålan with a wonderful sea view over Laholmsbukten. In this little oasis you can enjoy a cup of coffee, homemade cakes and freshly baked waffles in the old church caretaker’s home, while looking out over the sea. Open seasonally from early summer to the late summer.
Halmstad Golfklubb restaurang
At Halmstad Golf Club External link, opens in new window. you will find the prestigious and award-winning golf pub, which once again was awarded the title “Best Golf Restaurant in Sweden,” just in time for its 75th anniversary. The food is served according to the seasons. And while the exceptional meals are highly regarded, the service is valued almost as much, not the least on the popular after-work evenings. Open throughout the entire year.
Titus Tapas is Hotel Tylösand’s version of Spanish cuisine’s tastiest small plates with inspiration from all over the world, from local Harplinge to the other side of the world. Stop in for a glass of wine with friends or to partake in its delicacies from the open kitchen in a lovely, relaxed atmosphere. Open seasonally from early summer to the late summer.
Beach and bathing
Perhaps the first thing you think of when you hear the name Tylösand is the four-kilometre-long beach. It has been named Sweden’s best beach time and time again. Wonderful bathing is guaranteed here. On hot summer days, the sun loungers are close together. It gives you a wonderful Mediterranean feel. If you want a slightly quieter environment, you can walk a few metres north towards the Nyrebäcken River estuary or choose one of the beautiful sand dunes. All you need to bring is a cool bag, sunscreen and a ball, and we promise that you’ll have a great day at the beach. If you’ve forgotten the cool bag, there are of course kiosks available selling snacks, ice cream and drinks.
South of Tylösand beach you will find Tjuvahålan and Svärjarehålan. The two bays have a small beach, rocks and a jetty – perfect for the whole family. Svärjarehålan is a beach adapted for disabled visitors. Here you will also find a 200-metre-long snorkelling trail, with ten underwater signs covering the most common species you might encounter beneath the surface.
Events, attractions and activities
There are a wide range of activities in Tylösand for you to participate in. Everything from pulse-pounding events, music and sports – to relaxation, culture and art. Join the crowd at the After Beach,” play a round of golf at either of the two outstanding 18-hole golf courses, or challenge others in your family to a round of adventure golf. Reserve a time for a relaxing massage for yourself, or check out all the cool art.
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After beach at Solgården at Hotel Tylösand
What could be a better way to end a day at the beach than with live music? At Hotel Tylösand External link, opens in new window. you’ll find Solgården, a charming amphitheater located between the sand dunes and the hotel. This summer, Hotel Tylösand offers the best of both worlds. Both the pleasant and relaxed summer chill on a lazy and sunny day, and the slightly more intense and upbeat After Beach party after a sun-drenched day at the beach. Sunday to Wednesday is the summer chill, and the more classic After Beach takes place Thursday to Saturday. During July and into August, there are also concert and stand-up nights with guests.
St. Olof’s Chapel
St. Olof's Chapel External link, opens in new window. is an old wooden church from 1721 with beautiful original paintings on the ceiling and a unique and exciting history. Its atmospheric and beautiful church rooms are used for weddings, baptisms, funerals, worship and confirmation lessons, but are also a popular destination with summer cafés and concerts in a rural and scenic environment, a stone's throw from popular Tylösand.
Halmstad Golf Club
In the pine forest out in Tylösand, so close to the sea that when the wind blows in from the sea you can feel the salty sea air, there are two really good eighteen-hole golf courses. Halmstad Golf Club’s North Course is regularly voted one of the best in the country in various rankings and is much admired by low handicappers and bogey golfer alike. The golf course has a nice variety of holes, which makes for a good pace the round of golf. On the South Course, precision is given priority over length.
The Spa Tylösand
Indoors or outdoors. Or both. At The Spa at Hotel Tylösand, the boundaries are blurred. Experiences that surprise, inspire and unleash a wealth of creative energy await. A life-affirming place where relaxation and enjoyment go together with talking, laughing and having fun. Watch a blockbuster movie in the pool, mix your own scrub in the Spalabbet, liven up your spirits with an organic treatment, or raise your pulse in one of the many workouts. Come in as your old self; come out as your new self.
Tres Hombres Art
Hotel Tylösand has the largest gallery in Sweden and also one of the most well-known when it comes to photographic art. Wherever you go, sensational images of one world artist after another await you. Tres Hombres Art, External link, opens in new window. Sweden’s largest art gallery, was founded in the late 1980s by Per Gessle and Lars Nordin, with the idea of filling the hotel’s 23,000 square meters with art. In total there are some 400 works of art on display, and in addition to the large collection of photographic art, there are also paintings, sculptures and graphics by contemporary Scandinavian and international artists.
Sports, birds and the Tylön lighthouse
Along the beach there are beach volleyball nets and possibilities for surfing in all its forms. You can challenge your friends and family to a round of adventure golf at either Restaurant Punch (swe) External link, opens in new window. or First Camp Tylösand. External link, opens in new window. Tylösand is also an exceptional area for birdwatching and leisurely evening strolls. Every year in conjunction with Lighthouse Day, a boat trip is arranged out to Tylön with a visit to the Tylön Lighthouse.
Welcome to Sweden’s largest beach volleyball and skateboarding festival! For one full week at the end of July each year, the SummerSmash Festival External link, opens in new window. visits Tylösand beach. Enjoy world-class beach volleyball on one of Sweden’s best beaches. Participate in the competition yourself; or learn how to play, watch the elite, or dance away to a mix of heavy DJs, summer, beach culture, sun, great music and after beach.
Hiking and cycling
Kattegattleden – European Cycle Route of the Year in 2018 – passes Tylösand. Along the route, you will experience spectacular scenery at very close range. The 395-kilometre cycle route extends along the coast from Helsingborg to Gothenburg.
Tylösandsleden is a 25-kilometre, more rural route close to the centre of Halmstad. Among other things, you’ll pass Halmstad Castle, Tylösand, Söndrums Church, Galgberget, Hallandsgården and the Norre Katt park during the tour.
Prince Bertil’s Route, the 18-kilometre-long hiking trail, starts at Halmstad Castle and passes Tylösand. The route ends at the Möllegård nature reserve (swe). External link, opens in new window. A walk along the trail offers a variety of countryside and historical features that are well worth a visit at any time of the year.
You will find varied accommodation in Tylösand. Book into the classic Hotel Tylösand External link, opens in new window. or Tylebäck Hotell & Konferens. External link, opens in new window. If you’re into camping, you can choose between First Camp Tylösand External link, opens in new window. and First Camp Karlstorp Halmstad. External link, opens in new window. If you are looking for something smaller there’s the cosy Hotel Trasten. Enjoy a good night's sleep in Tylösand.
More about the accommodation in Tylösand
Hotel Tylösand External link, opens in new window. is a well-known and award-winning hotel located right on the beachfront of Tylösand. With the beach outside your window, the hotel has a spectacular location and magnificent views. The rooms are beautifully designed, the spa offers experiences that surprise, and the hotel’s various restaurants deliver flavors that linger in the memory. Hotel Tylösand also boasts Sweden’s largest gallery, with over 400 works of art and a packed summer program. It’s no exaggeration to say that Hotel Tylösand offers experiences that you really only find here. Open throughout the entire year.
Tylebäck Hotell & Konferens
The Tylebäck hotel and conference External link, opens in new window. center is in a fantastic location in the beach forest between Tylösand and Frösakull. Close to both the sea and the forest, some consider this is the perfect place to stay to relax in nature. In addition to overnight accommodations, there is a popular lunch restaurant & bistro, a relaxing spa and relaxation area and a well-equipped hotel gym – all with beautiful natural surroundings. Open throughout the entire year.
Pensionat Trasten Hotel
In the heart of Tylösand you will find the small Trasten guesthouse, External link, opens in new window. about 200 meters from one of Sweden’s most popular beaches. Stay here in one of their affordable simple rooms, and share a kitchen, TV room and a pleasant private garden with grilling facilities. Just outside you will find Tylösand’s summer pulse. Open seasonally, in the summer.
First Camp Tylösand
Just a short stroll from Sweden’s most beautiful beach one finds First Camp Tylösand. External link, opens in new window. The campsite has popular clubs for children during the high season, and plenty of options for recreational activities, excursions, and entertainment for the whole family. The cabin village is open year-round; the campsite is open seasonally.
First Camp Karlstorp
At First Camp Karlstorp External link, opens in new window. you can spend your days swimming, windsurfing, diving, or simply relaxing in a sun lounger. You’ll be a short three kilometers from Tylösand’s sandy beach and all the activities that it offers. The area also has rock pools and small secluded coves for those who prefer exploring these. The cabin village at First Camp Karlstorp-Halmstad is open year-round. The campsite is open seasonally.
The Tylösand lifeguards
The Halmstad-Söndrum Lifeguard Society has protected Tylösand beach since the 1960s. From mid-June to mid-August, there are qualified lifeguards on duty along the beach. The unique lifeguard tower offers views of the entire Tylö Bay. The Lifeguard Society also runs Sweden's only sea lifeguard training. During summer, the club organises swimming schools and children's and youth activities. Every year, Lifeguard Day is held, with demonstrations from the emergency services. There, you have the chance to meet firefighters, ambulance staff and lifeboat operators, and to look at how their equipment works. A very enjoyable and popular family activity.
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