Kraja – a place to long for

Kraja – a place to long for

Seasons to visit:

Summer, Winter

Kraja is a Sámi word meaning – A place to long for.

Here you will find a tavern with hotel rooms, cabins and camping. A restaurant with a stunning lake view and conference facilities. During the summer Kraja is a campground with many activities. Kraja is a place for family life and activities, in the summer you can swim in the warm lovely outdoor swimming pools, enjoy a coffee in the sun while the kids jump in some of the bouncy castles, challenge the family in miniature golf, get out on the lake in a pedal boat or on a raft to fish, grill, sauna and why not spend the night on a raft with a caravan!

It is not for nothing Kraja means “a place to long for”!

Kraja was built I 1869 by the lumberjacks “Finn-Anders” and “Finn-Samuel”. The building that were both doctorial- and foresters resident became a rest-home for infirm senior and stayed like that until 1925. Arjeplog municipality took over in 1956 and Kraja became a hostel and the cabins started to be built. On the New Year 1977 the redevelopment of Kraja started and it open to the public the same year and the restaurant was added in 1982. Hotel Silverhatten bought Kraja and still owns it. The owners have tried to keep the rustic environment that where created in 1800. It is not for nothing Kraja means “a place you long for”!

Hotel accommodation

Kraja offers a variety of accommodation in their 3-star hotel. Here you have access to a relax area with shower, sauna and outdoor Jacuzzi. Wi-Fi is free for the guests. During the winter January-April lunch and a la carte is served. Lunch is also offered for groups during the summer months. Kraja is located on a cape, 1, 2 kilometres from the centre of Arjeplog.


The 4-star camping you can stay all year around. At the camping you will find a full service building with shower, sauna, kitchen, nursing room and laundry room. You also have free pool, videogame, playground and bouncy castles. Miniature golf, boats, canoes, pedal bikes and pedal boats are for rental. The Kraja restaurant serves a la carte during the evenings, here you can enjoy a nice meal with a beautiful seaside view.


At Kraja they have several types of cabins that you can stay in during the year and enjoy the spectacular nature around Arjeplog.


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