1. Sweden
  2. Götaland
  3. Gärsnäs
  4. Octagonen


Location and atmosphere

the Octagon is a newly built passive house , in partnership with Ekogården, Eceat Sweden center, on a small hill with a spectacular view of the valley. Ann Madsen is the founder of Green Health Sweden and General Secretary of Eceat International.


A building with eight sides, 55 m2, 4 beds , a kitchenett, wheelchairfriendly toilet and shower. Access to deck outside. And a 100 m2 house on two floors with open plan, double bed in separate room. 2 beds on the open loft outside main bedroom. Big bathroom and separate toilet on second floor. Large deck outside.

Surroundings and activities

Very beautiful surroundings in the middle of nature in a quiet vallley. Close to lake, sandy beaches of the Baltic Sea, walking trails, national park. Rich cultural life in summertime, including piqturesqe fishing town of Simrishamn.

General information

Opening times accommodation16/5 t/m 19/9ReservationNecessary during whole year

Languages spoken

Norwegian, Swedish, English, Danish

Selfcatering housingunit

Number of persons8Number of holiday units2Please bring your own bed linenPlease bring your own towelsPrice smallest unit per week5500 SEK per unitPrice largest unit per week8500 SEK per unit


Sales of own produceDistance to supermarket10 kmDistance to restaurants3 km




Bicycles for rent

Facilities for playing outside

Participation in daily farm-activities possible

Workshops and courses

Facilities and activities in the surroundings (< 15 km)

Marked trails

Guided nature tours




Open-air swimming pool


Small live stock for children

Special target groups

(Partially) wheelchair accessible (ramp, doorsteps, stairlift, elevator, etc.)

Facilities for wheelchair users (toilet, shower, bathroom, kitchen, etc.)

Pets are not allowed

Landscape characteristics

Height above sea level (in meters)65

Route description

Nearest citySimrishamnNearest villageSkräddaröds by