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Surrounded by rivers, glaciers and hiking-friendly mountains, Jølstraholmen is the perfect place for an active yet relaxing stay, in close contact with nature.

Jølstraholmen was established in 1962 and has been a family-owned business for three generations. Today, Jølstraholmen can accommodate over 100 guests in its 23 different cabins, lodges and suites along the Jølstra river. On site, you’ll find a riverside sauna, natural pool, waterslide, large playground, zipline, interactive playground equipment, a barbecue area, a large grocery store, gas station, café and charging station for electric cars.

Large selection of boats, bikes and more for hire

Jølstraholmen offers an active holiday for visitors of all ages. Rent an electric boat, kayak, canoe or SUP board and explore the beautiful Jølstravatnet lake up close. If you want to see the reflection of the mountains in the crystal-clear water, you can rent an electric bike or bicycle to explore the area. End your day in the steamy sauna by the river’s edge. Perhaps you’ll dare to take a refreshing swim in the river first?

In the nearby area you’ll find:

Jølster is famous for its beautiful scenery and rich cultural life. Right next to Jølstraholmen, you’ll find an 18-hole golf course run by Sunnfjord Golf Club, and Jølster Ski Centre with tracks suitable for skiers of all ages. Jølstravatnet lake is one of the best trout-fishing waters in northern Europe, and the same can be said of Jølstra river. Jølster also boasts a rich cultural life and is associated with figures such as Nikolai Astrup and Ludvig Eikaas. There is easy access to both glacier hikes and summit trips, whether on foot or by ski. In other words, Jølster provides the perfect setting for an active and memorable holiday for the whole family.

Green Key certified establishment

Jølstraholmen has been awarded the Green Key eco-label, and has a strong focus on energy efficiency and sustainable development. The site is 100% energy self-sufficient, generating all its own green electricity from a micro-power plant in the river. The natural pool and waterslide use clean water that comes directly from the river and runs directly back into the river without chemical additives.

Explore Jølster with its lush and pristine nature

Jølstraholmen is located in the Fjord Norway region, which is considered one of the most beautiful parts of Norway. It has stunning, lush and pristine nature, fresh air, clean water, a wealth of culture and friendly locals who’ll happily recommend mountains you can explore without meeting another soul. In Jølster, you can combine undisturbed skiing and fishing trips, scenic mountain hikes or walks along rivers and past waterfalls, with comfortable accommodation and activities at Jølstraholmen.

It’s easy to get here by car and bus, and is only a 45-minute drive from the nearest airport, Førde Airport, or three-and-a-half hours from Bergen Airport.

Source: Visit FjordKysten

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