FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Sakrisøy village is located in Lofoten Islands in Northern Norway, above the Arctic Circle. There are several options for traveling to Sakrisøy:
- take a flight to Bodø (SAS and Norwegian offer daily flights to Bodø) and then either take another flight to Leknes (Widerøe is the only airline company that operates from Bodø to Leknes) or take the ferry from Bodø to Moskenes (ferry timetable is available at www.thn.no , please pay attention to the dates on the schedule). From Leknes or Moskenes, there are public buses going to Sakrisøy (bus timetable is available at www.reisnordland.no , our bus stop is called Sakrisøya (Moskenes)). If you want to hire a car in Moskenes you can contact our partners in Rent a Car Moskenes. Their office is located just by the ferry port in Moskenes. For renting a car in Leknes there are several companies available.
- other option is to take a flight to Evenes Airport and then drive south/west (you can rent a car at the airport in Evenes) or take a bus to Sakrisøy (bus timetable is available at www.reisnordland.no ,our bus stop is called Sakrisøya (Moskenes)).
If You have any doubts or inquiries regarding transportation to or from Sakrisøy, plea contact us by e-mail or phone.
You can easily pay for accommodation at the arrival or departure to the guesthouse. In case of arrival or departure when our reception is closed we can charge your card provided when making the booking. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Maestro and Union Pay credit and debit cards. We also accept cash.
To make a reservation for a car please, contact our partners from Rent a Car Moskenes based just by the ferry port in Moskenes. Use phone number +47 975 20 088 or contact them on facebook.
Our friends at Anita’s Seafood in Sakrisøy (Anitas Sjømat) hold open daily in the summer time between 10:00 and 20:00. It is located by the main road E10. You need to taste Anita’s fishburgers with available all different kinds of toppings. Subjected to the season at Anita’s you can also find fresh fish, seafood, local delicacies or home baked cakes and traditional cinammon buns called kanelboller or kanelsnurrer.
Openning hours of Anita’s Seafood in winter time are around 12:00 – 16:00 subjected to the month. It is the best to check their facebook or ask us for updated information.
For dinner menu we recommend Restaurant Underhuset in Sakrisøy just 2-minute walk from our guesthouse. Gadus Trattoria in Hamnøy. Both dinners are open in the summer season. In the autumn, winter and spring please contact us for the information on open restaurants.
The nearest supermarket is COOP Prix located in Reine, around 1.5 km from Sakrisøy. This grocery shop is open from 8:00 to 21:00 in week days and from 9:00 to 18:00 on Saturdays. Mind that it is closed on Sundays. The shop holds open on Sundays only in the summer.
At the Circle K gas station in Reine you can find a small grocery shop too. It is located in the centre of Reine, around 3,5 km from Sakrisøy. Shop at the gas station is open daily from 9:00 to 22:00 in the high season. Outside the high season please check their facebook Circle K Reine.
Other shops are Joker and Matkroken in Sørvågen, 9 km away from Sakrisøy.
You have plenty of options when it comes to activities in Lofoten. You can go hiking, kayaking, diving, board padling or you can join a fishing trip or rafting. Lofoten is a fantastic place for bike trips too. Check out Lofoten Info or Aqualofoten for more information.
Weather conditions differs throughout the year. You can easily check the weather forecast at www.yr.no or www.storm.no.
You can admire Northern Lights between middle of August and middle of April in Lofoten. However the activity of aurora is subjected to a solar activity. Under this link you can check Aurora Forecast.
The Midnight Sun occurs in Lofoten roughly between May 27 and July 17. It gives a boost of energy and great photography conditions.
You can buy fresh fish at Anita’s Seafood in Sakrisøy, just 3-minute walk from our guesthouse. Availability of the fresh fish is subjected to the season though. Mostly in the spring and summer.
Designated place for having rest in the mountains, many times equipped in place to make a fire or grill is so called Gapahuk . You can find them on the trails to the mountain summits. Hiking to for example Munkebu, Volandstinden or Flakstadtinden you can find those characteristic wooden structures. Luckily they are located at the low altitude and have a magnificent view.
Between June 1 and August 31, the reception is open daily from 9 AM to 5 PM. However, you can contact us by phone or e-mail also outside those hours.
If you have booked a Standard room you have access to a shared bathroom. At the moment we have 5 standard rooms and 2 shared bathrooms available for those rooms. All other room types have private bathroom facilities. We have 9 rooms with private bathroom. Please book according to your prefferances. All rooms are well described.
If you have booked a Standard room you do not have a TV in the room. All other types of rooms are equipped in a flat screen TV. Please book according to your prefferences.
Refrigerators are located in the common spaces in the building. Additionally our nest Suite room is equipped in a private refrigerator.
Yes, we provide fresh bed linen and towels in all our rooms and they are included in the price. For sanitary reasons we kindly ask to remove used bed linen at the departure and leave it on the floor.
Yes, final cleaning is included in the total price of the stay.
All our rooms are provided with clean bedlinen and towels. Due to sanitary reasons we kindly ask you not to use your sleeping bag staying with us.
If you are coming by car or motorcycle, please use our parking lot to park. It is located by the main road E10 and it is only 70 m away from the building. You do not need any ticket for parking. By the guest house we have space only to park bicycles. It is not allowed to drive the road up to the guesthouse with vehicles equipped with engines. Areas that you can see in the closest surrounding of the house are private parking places of the neighbours.