Out of everyday life

Combine a hotel stay with experiences that make your holiday extraordinary. In the immediate vicinity of the hotel you will find fantastic hiking opportunities, cultural treasures and activities for the whole family.

We give you tour tips


Nature and culture

Kvinesdal stretches from sea to mountains and is surrounded by fantastic hiking trails and cultural treasures. In addition to strong ties to America, it is the nature in and around Kvinesdal that makes many go here.


Swimming facilities

A new and wonderful swimming facility that contains a pool, diving facility, whirlpool, water slides, therapy pool and Southern Norway's longest water slide at a whopping 63.3m.


For all levels

Around the hotel you can choose from many fantastic hiking trails, both short- and longer-day trips, summit tours and climbing. We are happy to pack packed lunches, or picnic lunch baskets.

Golf Simulator

in the center

Visit the new, state-of-the-art golf simulators in the city centre. Play the two great TrackMan 4 golf simulators alone or with a group of friends. Courses, lessons, value cards etc. are also offered and are suitable for everyone of all ages.

Salmon Fishing

Kvina the river

Elva Kvina offers fantastic fishing opportunities. Here you can catch salmon and sea trout within 16 km of fishing stretches of varied character, quiet areas, and waterfalls.

Knaben via Ferrata

Climbing trip in raw nature

Via Ferrata is a form of rock climbing where the climbing route consist of steel steps and safety wire. The trips give you the opportunity to experience the mountain in an exciting way without jeopardizing your safety, no climbing experience required.

We know the area and give you tour tips. We pack both picnic baskets, lunches and good offers with accommodation, food and experiences. Ask us and we will find the perfect holiday for you. Experiences are also great to combine with courses and conferences, weddings and events.


A cultural treasure

Feda is one of the best-preserved cultural environments in Agder. The place has been popular since the Stone Age. Along the river that winds its way into the valley, beech arches, sea arches, boat piers, old houses and outbuildings lie harmoniously side by side.


White beaches

Lista’s landscape offers endless, white sandy beaches, and a bustling bird life all year round, only 40 minutes to drive from the hotel.

Utsikten Golfpark

Norway's golf pearl

Utsikten Golfpark offers wonderful nature in one of the countries’s most beautiful golf facilities. We offer golf packages at a special price including accommodation. Ask us for an offer.

Experiences on a bicycle

Selected cultural landscape

For "Selected cultural landscapes in agriculture" is, in short, a collection of the most valuable cultural landscapes in Norway, and here Vest-Lista therefore leads the way. The area is a distinctive agricultural landscape with great biological and cultural historical values.

National Wild Salmon Centre – Kvåsfossen

Villaksen's own centre

An experience in raw nature and modern architecture. National wild salmon centre with Norway`s longest salmon ladder.

Activities for the whole family

Adrenaline and skate park

Lista Adrenalinpark offers fast-paced activities for the whole family. The adrenaline park consists of several aircraft hangars run by various activity associations. Try paintball, GoKart, bubble football, escape room, trampoline park, hunting simulator, skate park and more.

The mining town of Knaben

a little piece of world history

A visit to the mining town of Knaben is a unique experience. Here you can join guided tours in the “abandoned mine” and visit the museum that shows Knaben’s mining and war history.

Knaben Alpinsenter

a very family-friendly ski resort

Knaben Alpinssenter is located at 525 to 705 meters above sea level and has three wide runs and a small child`s rope. If you don’t have your own skis or snowboards, it is available for hire at Knaben. Plenty of space on the slopes and a large car park.

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The Emigrant Museum

The journey to America

There are many stories about Norwegians who emigrated to the USA in the 1930 and 40s. But in few places are they as well documented as here in Kvinesdal. See photos, documents and articles from the period 1880 to 1960.

Utsikten art centre

Førland Museum

At the tip of the outdoor area of the hotel there is a museum of residence and studio of artist Marcelius Førland. It has a rich selection of Førland’s paintings. Kristian Marcelius Førland is Kvinesdal’s most famous painter.

Feel free to contact us for an offer if you want an experience-rich holiday and hotel package with accommodation, dining and adventurous trips and activities. Welcome.