Off the coast of Northern Norway is a modern adventure and exploration resort - your sea cabin awaits!
Manshausen is a world in its own; only 55 acres, situated in the middle of the Grøtøya strait and only 500 meters from the small village Nordskot. With its well-protected harbour, Manshausen was once a busy part of the old trading post Grøtøy, which was established in 1698. Fish is still important, but kayaking, diving, cycling, climbing and summer and winter hiking has now taken over as the most popular activities. Steigen is a unique destination for these activities, with hundreds of small islands, white sandy beaches, spectacular mountains, and to the north the Loftoten islands act as a protective wall.
At this spectacular setting you’ll find seven sea cabins dotted around, some right by the water's edge and others perched above with beautiful views overlooking the sea and mountains.
Each cabin is glazed on three sides, and through the large glass windows you can watch the changing sea and sky from your bed or the comfortable chairs. Each cabin has two separate bedrooms with double beds and one alcove for children. All four huts have a specially designed bathroom and kitchen in corian. Architect Snorre Stinessen is the designer of the huts.
Lunch and dinner of local produce is available on request.
The surrounding area, both on land and on the bigger islands nearby offers great hikes for all levels and difficulties. Trips range from easy strolls on the islands Måløya and Grøtøya to spectacular and breath-taking traverses, and all within the immediate vicinity of Manshausen. There are also opportunities to fish and dive in the clear water that surrounds you, or head underground to the intriguing ‘troll cave’. If you want to ski the best season for ski trips is March to April.
2022 cabin rates
All rates are in Norwegian kroner (Nok) (GBP rates may change with currency fluctuations).
1 person occupancy: 4,200 Nok/night
2 person occupancy: 4,900 Nok/night
Extra adult in second bedroom: 700 Nok/night
Under 16 years in second bedroom: 350 Nok/night
Children under 3 years: Free
These rates include breakfast, linen, towels, final cleaning and transport from/to Nordskot.
Reservation and cancellation conditions:
Our reservation procedure is to request a 50% deposit at the time of booking in order to confirm. Then final payment has to be done 15 days before arrival. If the payment is not finalized by this moment, we reserve the right to cancel the reservation and keep all money paid (50%) on the concept of cancellation fees.
Cancellation conditions: In order to cancel without any fee we need to know at least 4 weeks in advance (28 days). If you cancel between 4 and 2 weeks in advance there will be a 25% fee. If you cancel 2 to 1 week in advance 50% fee will apply. 1 week or less 100% fee will apply.
Change booking dates: In order to change without any fee we need to know at least 4 weeks in advance (28 days). If you change between 4 and 2 weeks in advance there will be a 15% fee. If you cancel 2 to 1 week in advance 25% fee will apply. 1 week or less 100% fee cancellation/change will apply.
If you do not already have it, we strongly recommend hiring insurance that would cover these fees.
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