Bookings have just opened for Sweden’s surreal Arctic Bath Hotel and Spa, a collection of unique floating cabins from which you can watch the spectacular Northern Lights.

The exclusive accommodation being built on the Lule River has been designed to have “minimal to zero impact” on the surrounding environment.

Depending on the time of year you visit, the six cosy cabins will either float or be frozen into the river.

In true Nordic style, there will be four saunas, an outdoor cold bath, a hot bath and a selection of blissful wellness treatments.


Designed by architects Bertil Harström and Johan Kauppi, the stunning accommodation was said to be inspired by drifting timber.

As well as the six floating cabins, there will also be six cabins available on the shore.

As the hotel and spa will be open year-round so itineraries will move between the snowy winter, Northern Lights, foraging and wilderness activities.


A stay at the Arctic Bath Hotel and Spa will include daily breakfast, nightly five-course dinners.

Founder of Off the Map Travel, (the company selling the experience) Jonny Cooper said the circular shape of the spa and Arctic Bath creates a haven to relax and soak up the local Arctic environment,

“This will be a one-of-a-kind Arctic experience,” he said.


To book a stay at the Arctic Bath Hotel and Spa between February 2020 and February 2021, contact Off the Map Travel at [email protected].