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Sweaty guide to Båstad

That Båstad is associated with tennis is nothing new. But there are more sports that flourish in the area. Here's a sweaty guide to Båstad, designed for those of you who like to use your muscles even when you're on the go. 

Padel – the fever that won't go away

Padel has taken the world by storm, and Båstad is no exception. There are many courses here, both indoors and outdoors, that attract players. If you like a sea view, the courses at Norrviken are a hot tip, and if you want to be right in the center of the action, maybe the runway at Båstad harbour is a good alternative. The largest padel hall with both indoor and outdoor courts is Central at the station. Even in Doodling there are outdoor courts and several of the golf clubs now also offer padel courts. Whoever you are, you will find a good one padel court somewhere on the Bjäre Peninsula.

Tennis – the classic in Båstad

For almost a hundred years, tennis has been part of everyday life and life in Båstad. Forget the upper-class reputation and the snob label, and erase the image of everyone playing on the iconic center court in the middle of the village. Tennis is a popular sport on the Bjäre Peninsula and there are many courts to rent. From Båstad Sports Centers large year-round facility for gravel in Förslöv, tucked away in Grevie and close to the beach in Hemmeslöv - here there is a substantial selection tennis courts

Road cycling – new and popular

Nice winding roads, many meters of altitude and beautiful views. There you have the answer to why the Bjäre Peninsula has become a destination for road cyclists. They appear in large groups especially on weekends, but roads and views remain every day of the week. You will find tips on rounds here. Banvallen, the old railway that is now a paved walking, cycling and horse-riding path, is a brilliant transport stretch if you want to avoid car traffic for parts of your tour. 

Group training - large selection

A number of gyms that offer group training can be found in Båstad. Including Friskis & Svettis with, among other things, circular motion and spinning as well The health studio with tabata, outdoor exercise and more. You will also find more niche group training at, for example Fascia Center (pilates, fitness & strength and more) and Shala Hala (traditional & modern yoga). All of them offer summer passes and/or opportunities for drop-in if you are on a temporary visit. 

Running - endless possibilities

With a long stretch of coastline, several nature reserves, lovely forests and varied terrain, the Bjäre Peninsula is perfect for running, whether you prefer asphalt or trails under your running shoes. If you venture out on your own is the hiking trails a hot tip. Here are some tips for different seasons. If you want to train in a group instead, you can do it with, for example Trail running Sweden, Runner's joy or Health studio's running group.   

More about training on the Bjäre Peninsula


Hotel Erikslund

Between the Bjäre and Kulla Peninsulas: Choose Hotel Erikslund for comfortable rest, good food, spa and training opportunities.

To do

Båstad Golf Club - new course

New Course, open park/heath course, challenging greens. Six tees per hole, varied playing strategy.


Elin's flowers

Elins Blommor Boarp: The year of plants, bindery and home decor - order to delivery!


Designhouse Stockholm open

The best of Scandinavian design gathered on 1000 square meters in Boarp between Torekov and Båstad.


Hotel & Restaurant Hovs Hallar

Hotel & Restaurant at the northern tip of the Bjäre Peninsula - Nature, food & calm by the sea.

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