Utö Swimrun. May 18-19 2019
Swimrun – Utö
Special information for competitors:
Here we try to sample some information specially for participants Utö Swimrun 2019
How to get here
Waxholmsbolaget boat departs from Årsta Havsbad Brygga.
If you take the boat from Årsta Brygga and have your own car take road 73 from Stockholm towards Nynäshamn and turn off at exit “Försvarsmakten Berga, Årsta Havsbad.”
From there, follow the signs to the Årsta Brygga and parking. During the high season costs the first day 100 SEK, then 60 SEK / day. Please pay by credit cards or Easypark.
For more information about prices and payment methods see, www.utoparkering.se
Expect 30-40 minutes from Stockholm to Årsta Bridge if traffic and road conditions are in order. The journey takes about 35 minutes.
If you go by public transportation, take the commuter train from Stockholm to Västerhaninge and change to bus 846 which stops at Årsta Brygga.
Timetables can be found at Utö Rederi AB or link to SL Trip Planner (choose Gruvbryggan destination) Accurate timetables for the spring season are available from aprox March 2019.
Accommodation Utö Gruvbyn
Utö Värdshus Hotels and hotel cottages.
Our hotel is located in various hotel buildings, more of them are originally from the old days as a seaside resort, but now with modern and renovated hotel rooms and apartments with shower, WC, telephone and TV. The rooms are warm and cozy and the furnishings are carefully chosen to complement the stunning archipelago. Here’s to choose from:
Kvarnvillan and Stenhotellet Doublerooms
All our double rooms are located on convenient and close distance from the inn. They are comfortably decorated in a Scandinavian archipelago style and all rooms have a double bed (divisible) and contemporarily renovated shower / WC.
Price example: 1350 SEK per person per night including breakfast.
Hotel Cabin/Apartement 2-4 people
On the slope down to the harbor are our apartments where you live comfortably up to 4 people. The apartments have two different layouts. 12 of them have a large room with a double bed (divisible) & sofa with TV, a single bedroom and bathroom with shower and toilet. The second type of apartment has two single bedrooms and a small living room with couch and TV, and a bathroom. We have 18 apartments with this plan. The price always includes bed sheets and towels, cleaning and breakfast buffet.
Price example: Hotel Cabin/apartement for two persons in 1350 SEK per person per night, including breakfast.
Children, age 3-15, 300 SEK per person per night.
Hotel Cabin/apartement 4 persons 950 SEK per person per night, including breakfast.
Utö Hostel Archipelago
The hostel is a summer hostel on three levels. The house can accommodate 72 beds in 21 rooms, 2-bed, 4-bed and family rooms are available. In corridor are shared showers and toilets as well as a larger and a smaller kitchen. Most of the rooms with bunk beds.
Price example: 2-bed room 850SEK per room and night.
4 bed room 1360SEK per room and night.
Purchasing additional: linnen and towel 175 SEK per set, breakfast buffet 195 SEK per person, departure cleaning 300 SEK per room.
Budget accommodation possibility. We offer beds in dormitory 10-14 people in each, with access to shower and toilet. The price includes bed linen, towels and breakfast buffet at Utö Värdshus.
Price: 670 SEK per person and night incl bed linen and the Inn’s breakfast buffet.
Send request here
Accommodation Utö Spränga / Edesnäs
On the center of Utö lies Villa Söderäng about 2 km from Spränga Brygga and about 5 km from Gruvbyn. A newly built accommodation with 9 rooms in archipelago style as well as access to shared kitchen for self-catering.
All rooms with shared shower and toilet in the corridor. During the race weekend there is a bus / shuttle that connects the Villa Söderäng to Gruvbyn, it is also possible to rent a bike to get around.
Price example: single room 1150 SEK per person per night incl bedlinnen, cleaning, breakfast buffet at Utö Värdshus and shuttle
Double/twin room 2350 SEK per room per night incl bedlinnen, cleaning, breakfast buffet at Utö Värdshus and shuttle.
Send request here
Accommodation on the mainland Haninge
For those of you who do not have time to stay on Utö, we here suggest some accommodation, the closest possible to the Årsta Bridge.
Hostel – Horsfjärdens Vandrarhem
Hotel – Quality Hotel Winn Haninge
Newly renovated hotel in Handen, with own parking and close to the local train (pendeltåg).
Eat Utö Gruvbyn
For those who plan to arrive at Utö one day before the competition, or not participating, there are a number of restaurants and cafés around the island.
Utö Värdshus – Classic Archipelago Restaurant at the top of the hill in Gruvbyn.
Seglarbaren – Bistro restaurant at the harbor, competition area
Dannekrogen – Swedish flavors and pizza
Lilla Haket – Fast food archipelago way
Hamncaféet – Café and take away picnic
ICA Utö – Supermarket and take away picnic
Utö Bakgården – Bakery and café
Eating Spränga / Edesnäs
Mattsons kök – Lokal restaurant in the center of the island
The best way of allowing spectators to follow the competition is by bicycle. Utö marina provides about 300 bikes and children’s bikes, wagons and similar accessories. No prebookings.
Price example: rent a bike standard from 140 SEK per day
Aktiv Skärgård provides Segways etc. Reservations needed, email@example.com
Utö sjömack provides mopeds. Reservations needed, firstname.lastname@example.org