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The top 10 spa hotels in the Nordic region

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We have compiled a list of 10 outstanding gems among our many Nordic spa hotels! Join us at the favorites of Stockholmers, the Norwegian spa town, the pearl in the Värmland forest, the newly built arctic beauty and many more! 

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Beautiful spring blooms at Yasuragi

1. Japanese luxury at Yasuragi in Nacka/Stockholm

Yasuragi has become our most popular spa hotel and it’s easy to understand why. Checking in here is like checking in to a completely different world, albeit you are just 25 minutes from Stockholm’s city centre. Wearing your yukatan, you will enjoy nature, treatments and four different restaurants.

Part of the new, even more peaceful japanese bath.

The essence of Yusaragi – which means inner peace and harmony – is the Japanese bath. Here you will experience an ancient ritual in a peaceful and soothing place where stresses literally are washed away.

The lounge at Yasuragi

Eat dinner here.

2. Farris Bad – an attractive Norwegian spa resort

The view from Farris Bad (both from the hotel and from the spa) is truly amazing.

Farris Bad is located in Larvik, only 1.5 hours outside Oslo. It is the biggest spa hotel in Scandinavia, covering an area of 2 500 sq m. Partly on land and partly suspended over the water, this is a truly unique spa retreat. Just hang out at the beach terrace or enjoy a refreshing drink at the Water Lounge.

Farris Bad can proudly say that they have a unique location.

Relax here with sea view.

Farris Bad Water Lounge is popular.

3. Clarion Hotel® Sign, Stockholm – popular roof top pool with fabulous views across Stockholm

The rooftop terracce is something you wouldn't think you'd find in the busy city center of Stockholm.

Clarion Hotel Sign is the ideal place when you want to combine luxurious relaxation with some of the greatest views of Stockholm from a rooftop pool. Clarion Hotel Sign is a vibrant, popular and stunning looking hotel, located at Norra Bantorget, in the centre of Stockholm. Finish your shopping day with a refreshing dip and a glass of bubbles in your hand. Or spoil yourself to a relaxing treatment, followed by a delicious dinner before heading out to enjoy an evening in Stockholm.

Toast with bubbly by the roof pool.

Whatever time of day, the rooftop pool is a lovely place to hang out.

Beautiful morning mist over Stockholm, seen from the rooftop pool.

4. Copperhill Mountain Lodge, Åre – relaxation surrounded by ski slopes

Enjoy the serenity of the mountains, even from the spa.

Everyone falls in love with Copperhill Mountain Lodge in Åre and we know why! With a unique location right in the middle of the ski slopes and a stylish spa, completely integrated with the surrounding mountains – everyone will be amazed by Copperhill Mountain Lodge.

Copperhill Mountain Lodge is beautiful in every seasonal setting.

If you come to Copperhill Mountain Lodge during the winter, you will meet this sight!

The hotel is situated in the middle of the mountain landscape so you can explore nature on foot or on skis.

5. Clarion Hotel® Post, Gothenburg – a spa retreat in the middle of Gothenburg

Don't miss out on a late evening dip in the pool.

The highly popular Clarion Hotel Post is in a prime location on Drottningtorget, next to Gothenburg Central Station. Check in and enjoy the amazing rooftop pool, The Beauty Factory (Skönhetsfabriken) with its many treatments and the restaurants and bars, which are popular among hotel guests as well as Gothenburg’s locals.

The rooftop pool at Clarion Hotel Post awaits you!

The Beauty Factory (Skönhetsfabriken) offers a range of treatments.

The old Post Office is now one of Sweden's most popular hotels.

6. Frösö Park Hotel, Östersund – a Nordic spa on the beautiful island of Frösön

Here you can find relaxation of a vast variety.

Frösö Park Hotel is one of our newest spa facilities. Open since 2015, this new gem is surrounded by amazing nature and located on Frösön/Östersund. You can choose from a wide range of in- and outdoor exercises, a number of pools, relaxation areas and various saunas. Experience the Scandinavian bathing traditions and their focus on hydrotherapy.

pool-indoor-quality-hotel-froso-park Pool area at Frösö Park Hotel.

7. Clarion Hotel® Stockholm, Stockholm – stylish and luxurious in charming Södermalm

Eastern philosophy has inspired this spa.

Yet another Stockholm favourite makes it to this list! Leave city life behind and enter a world of spa indulgence – Clarion Hotel Stockholm is in a fantastic location in Skanstull/Södermalm. The spa area is overlooking Tantolunden and its idyllic allotment gardens and there are stunning views over the sparkling waters at Årstaviken. Apart from the views, Elements Spa proudly provides inspiration from India and Ayurveda. The spa features both classic and steam saunas, gym and yoga facilities, and a relaxation pool that continues onto the terrace.

Relaxation and silence – At the heart of the city at Clarion Hotel Stockholm.

Yoga and other activities await you.

Massage and different treatments.

8. A classic spa favourite in beautiful Värmland – Selma Spa+, Sunne

selma-spa-lobby.jpg Relaxation is taken seriously at Selma Spa.

The classic Selma Spa+ is waiting for you! This is one of the country’s most admired spa hotels, with an exceptional location surrounded by forests, mountains and lakes in the picturesque town of Sunne, in Värmland.

Värmland’s beautiful nature surrounds the hotel.

Start the day with a peaceful walk.

Selma Spa’s beautiful facade.

9. Stenungsbaden Yacht Club, Stenungsund – barren ocean cliffs and entertainment in Bohuslän

Salty waves and a maritime theme awaits you here.

The pearl of the West Coast – Stenungsbaden Yacht Club – is located only 30 minutes north of Gothenburg, on Stenungsön, just outside the idyllic town of Stenungsund. Breathtaking ocean views, salty fresh air and the enormous Bluewater Sports & Health Club welcome you.

Enjoy the outdoor pool, with a more agreeable temperature than the Atlantic ocean, especially at night.

Relax in the sunlight.

Stenungsbaden was awarded Swedens' Best Spa in 2017, by the international Luxury Spa Awards. We are not surprised.

10. Clarion Hotel® Sense, Luleå – spa luxury in the middle of Luleå

A quiet paradise, way up north in Sweden.

Located in the middle of Luleå, Clarion Hotel Sense offers a four-season experience. Lighting, aromas and treatments all follow the seasons of the year. The heated pool represents a balmy summer night, and the soaking room provides opportunity to scrub away the stresses of the day with our seasonal products.

Clarion Hotel Sense’s beautiful spa.

Treat yourself.

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Did you know…

  • Basically all our spas offer daily rates, meaning you can still experience a peaceful, soothing moment in a heated rejuvenating pool, even if you only have a couple of hours to spare
  • The word ‘spa’ originates from the Belgian town of Spa, one of the first renowned mineral-rich thermal water resorts
  • You can book part of, or the entire spa facility at most of our spa hotels for private functions, weddings, hen-/stag parties, conferences, kick-offs and more

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