"Long, wide, sandy beach with shipwreck debris & eel hut"
Mälarhusen beach is a part of a very long and wide stretch of sand. The debris at the main entrance consists of parts of shipwrecks brought with currents to the beach. This beach is situated along what is called the Eel coast (“Ålakusten”). Thus, you may also find some boats and equipment used for eel fishing in the autumn. When we last visited one could purchase eel sandwiches from one of the eel huts by the beach. The beach is flat with some inclination towards the water. It is lined by grassy sand dunes and further inland pinetrees. There is frequently presence of seaweed. The beach is facing open sea and waters are commonly quite cold. Note that strong currents prevail in the water especially when wind direction is towards land. The scenery is natural towards both north and south. Just north is a small natural reserve and south are the vast sandfields of Sandhammaren. Mälarhusen beach is part of a ca 12 km long stretch of sand that includes several good locations for swimming. Some of the other beaches are Kyhls beach further north and Sandhammaren further south.