If an adventure in the frozen Lapland of Sweden sounds like your idea of a holiday – Arctic Bath is where you need to be! Appearing on our list of the 13 most luxurious resorts of 2020, this new gem is minimalistic, earthy, and every bit of quirky luxe in the offering!
Designed as a dedicated spa hotel, the Arctic Bath features six elevated land cabins and six cabins that float atop the semi-frozen waters of the Lule River.
The center of the property flaunts an eclectic circular structure with saunas, hot baths around the perimeter, and a large ice bath!
The uber-chic land cabins (designed by Ann Kathrin Lundqvist) come with glass walls that give way to the most spectacular views. The interiors showcasing a clever use of sustainable materials, including wood, stone, and luxury textiles.
Each of the rooms is further decked with Scandinavian furnishings that give it a complete finish.
Additionally, guests can enjoy various spa and wellness treatments, chef-prepared meals such as smoked capercaillie, traditional Sámi specialties, reindeer meet, and activities including yoga, dog sledding, bear watching, and cross-country skiing.
Rooms at the Arctic Bath can currently be booked for fares starting at 9600 Swedish Krona (just more than $1,000 U.S. dollars). Well, a snowy little getaway never hurt anyone, did it?