A Floating Hotel and Spa With Views of the Northern Lights

Yep, You're Going to Sweden


You've heard of overwater bungalows?

Yeah. Those are nice.

This is kind of like that, but with a few notable differences.

1. This hotel is situated on an Arctic river.

2. It floats in the summer and freezes into the ice during winter.

3. The spa (pictured above) sort of looks like a crown you'd see on Game of Thrones.

Pack both a parka and a swimsuit for Arctic Bath Hotel and Spa, an intriguing and isolated new resort in northern Sweden. It's taking reservations now for stays beginning in February. 

The whole vibe here is one of minimalism and timber. The property is comprised of six detached floating cabins and six additional cabins on land (obviously you'll want one of the floating variety). Those rooms are joined by a circular spa, which you can reach via floating walkways. Said spa is where you'll engage in massages, sauna sessions and yoga, plus alternating hot and cold water baths. 

Once you've had your fill of dry heat and Swedish massages from actual Swedes, be sure to look up. The spa's open patio gives you a prime view of the star-filled skies and the Northern Lights. 

And when you get hungry, there's a menu of meals, snacks and smoothies that focus on clean, local ingredients. As you can see, they take wellness quite seriously here. 

But, don't worry, there's still Wi-Fi.

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