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Top ten Swedish beach hot spots

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Top ten Swedish beach hot spots
Photo: Conny Fridh/Image Bank Sweden
08:02 CEST+02:00
While Sweden is a popular destination for the great outdoors, northern lights and big city sights of Stockholm, few connect the country with a beach holiday. Here are ten reasons to think again.

At The Local we have decided that something needs to be done to promote Sweden's coast which, while often lashed by bracing waters, is graced by long stretches of golden sand with plenty of space to plant an parasol.

Check out The Local's top 10 tips for hot (as in happening, not as in warm) Swedish seaside spots

And if the summer sun fails you, which we have to concede has been known to happen, we have included a couple of weather-proof tips to get your beach body ready for a cooling dip.

Check out The Local's tips for a less than balmy dip

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