Island Cottages on Vargön (Wolf island)

In the archipelago of Piteå, on the island of Vargön (Wolf Island), located in the Nature Reserve Koskäret, lies two island cottages with room for 5-6 persons each.
The cottages are a perfect place for relaxation and connecting with each other, and with nature.

Season: The cottages can be booked during February- April in winter season, and June - September in summer season.

Bookings: Single night during weekdays, and weekends Friday-Sunday only (not possible to bok a single night at weekends).

Prices: Prices are 650 SEK per night per cottages for up to 5-6 persons, and include 12% VAT (Tax). Weekends (friday - Sunday) 1300 SEK

Payment: at booking by credit card. Last minute booking by Swish or Credit card at Check-in. No cash.

Check-in: Check-In Time 1-2 pm, Check-Out 12 am-1 pm. Other times after agreement.
Keys are delivered at taxi-boat transfer, or at pick-up station at Renöhamn - Piteå Kayak Centre in coded boxes. The code will be send after booking confirmation.

To Bring: You must bring your own drinking and cooking water, and food for your whole stay.
You also have to bring bedding sheets and pillow cases or sleeping bags (in winter). These can also be rented by Guide Natura.

OBS! Weekends can only be booked Friday to Sunday!


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About the island cottages

In summer you reach the Island by boat, 15 min from Renöhamn or 30 min from central Piteå. You can book transfer by taxi boat from Guide Natura here >>.  In winter you reach the cottage by snowmobile or skis from the mainland (Renöhamn 7 km, Piteå 14 km) or book a snowmobile taxi from Guide Natura here >>.

The cottages are equipped with a kitchen with gas stove, gas fridge, a wood stove, and bed capacity for 5 persons with the possibility of one additional person on an air mattress. Other equipment includes fishing gear, fishing boat, cocking equipment, blankets and pillows. You have to bring your own water and food for your whole stay, as well as bed sheets and pillow-cases or sleeping bag, or rent from Guide Natura for 300 SEK/Person. A simple outhouse will be your close to nature toilet. In front of the cottages is an open fire place, and by the boat wharf  a sauna free to use. Lights ar by solar power and Kerosene lamps. There is no possibility to charge mobile phones.

About the area and the island

There are two identical cottages next to each other, Vargön 1 and Vargön 2, and the only neighbour is a private cottage nearby. The cottages are located in the nature reserve "Koskäret", on Wolf Island (Vargön). Here you have the subarctic nature as you neighbour  with the native boreal forest where deer, moose and reindeer (winter stay area for reindeer herds) roam, and in spring and summer cranes call from the bogs and you can hear the play of black grouse. The Sea eagle is nesting in the area and in the sea, you may spot the grey and harbour seal. 

At the nearby (150 m) boat wharf is a free sauna, a small sand beach and additional toilets (outhouse style). Further along the shore you reach a sand beach with fire places, visitors center and natural trails that takes you to interesting spots in the nature reserve. The island I perfect for hiking with a 5 km hiking trail to its eastern parts with a fishing carbine village and Fisherman’s Lodge at Laxskäret (Salmon Islet). The island is perfect for kayaking with shallow shores and fishing is free, you can use the fishing boat of the cottage.

Winter time cottage rental

The island cottages can be rent during the winter season when the sea ice is frozen and stable enough for snowmobile transportations, usually February to beginning of April. (please, contact us for ice-conditions). There are snowmobile trails to the islands from Svartnäsudden on the mainland in case you have your own snowmobile.

If you do not have your own transportation to the island, Guide Natura has snowmobile transfer for upp to 6 persons to the cottages >>.

The cottages have a wooden stove as heating, there is wood for the stove at the carbine, but you need warm sleeping gear (sleeping bags etc.) and proper clothing for winter conditions.

Pitea dog friendly hotels
Pitea hotels where dogs stay free

BOOK Boat tranfer here >>

BOOK Snowmobile tranfer here >>

For more information,
please, contact us.

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Visiting address:
Studio Guide Natura, Renön, Piteå
Postal Address:
Lövgrundsvägen 93,
94141 Piteå, Sweden

Tel. (+46)  070- 6722109 

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