Destination guide

Head to the historical city of Halmstad

Enjoy the area's history, museums and churches with a rental holiday home in Halmstad. Renowned for its parks, golfing and windsurfing, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Halmstad

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Halmstad a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Flygstadens Golf Club (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Strandtorps Golf Club (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Halmstad Golf Course (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Holms Golf Club (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Backavattnets Golf Club (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Melby Golf Club (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Halmstad

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Halmstad is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Picasso Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Slottsparken Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Norre Katts Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • East Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Tylosand Beach (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Toftasjon Lake (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Halmstad

Fly into Halmstad (HAD), the closest airport, located 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Helsingborg (AGH-Angelholm), which is 26.7 mi (43 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Halmstads C Station or Sannarp Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Halmstad?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 82 holiday lettings near Halmstad. From 76 Houses to 4 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Halmstad for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Halmstad?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Halmstad. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Stora Torg: 129 holiday lettings
  • Orjans Vall: 128 holiday lettings
  • Halmstad Castle: 129 holiday lettings
  • Halland Art Museum: 129 holiday lettings
  • Halmstad Arena: 133 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Halmstad listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Halmstad?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 76 Houses in Halmstad. Our other popular types of Halmstad holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 2 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Halmstad?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Halmstad. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.