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Scandinavian Getaways With A View

When you wish to indulge in well-needed relaxation and natural scenery, Scandinavian destinations offer the most beautiful views and spectacular nature you must experience. With a host of magnificent lakes, hills and forests, many locations offer self-catering cabin holidays where you can dine, indulge and explore in your own way. With offerings from Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Denmark, choose one of these locations to immerse yourself in nature and take a break from the busy city buzz. Peruse our Scandinavian Getaways blog and try one of our top picks to visit for your next holiday.

SWEDEN

Kolarbyn Eco-Lodge, Västmanland

Set in forest surroundings, the Kolarbyn eco-lodge offer twelve rustic, conical wooden huts with bunk beds and wood-burning stoves for the ultimate back-to-basics experience. With an open fire cooking with no electricity or running water to indulge into camp-like feel and luxurious old-fashioned pleasures, with magnificent views to the lake. Drift off in front of a log fire and wake up to a delightful sound of bird chirping. If you seek for something more nature-based with all the activities you would experience whilst out camping, this eco-lodge is the perfect place for you that is located 30 miles from the city of Vasteras, this is a truly magnificent indulgent fairyland.

NORWAY

Svinoya Rorbuer, Lofoten Islands

Offering views to the sea and dramatic mountains, the Svinoya Rorbuer include cabins that are idyllically situated among fish landing stations, wharfs, wooden fish racks and old local buildings located in a vibrant fishing village in the town of Svolvær. For those who seek to experience the magnificent northern lights, try out sublime cuisine and experience the outdoors in luxury with nice bathrooms and modern interior, this cabin getaway is a must if you wish to visit Norway. Activities include legendary lofoten fishing, sea eagle rib safari, nature safari, surfing and skiing.

Breidablik Cabins, Bergen

With an offering of 460 cottages, huts and other accommodations around its breathtaking countryside, the Norwegian Trekking Association will let you experience thrilling views and scenery alongside the most magnificent outdoor experiences and fun activities. With some basic and modern cabins to appeal to every preference, the location offers a Game of Thrones vibe and with a selection of grass roofs, crockery, blankets and firewood, this location is a must for indulging into views of forested valleys and a multitude of peak-bagging options all around.

ICELAND

Fossatun Camping Pods, West Iceland

Providing warm and comfortable stay for the guests, the Fossatun camping pods are an affordable accommodation option with all the facilities you need including beds, electricity and wi-fi. With stunning wooden cabins, cooking facilities, hot tubs and a restaurant that overlooks a waterfall, the surroundings include rivers, lakes and mountains that are all linked by footpaths for easy access. Set to a playful troll theme, this camping destination will let you experience everything from spectacular scenery to the most freshest of air to breathe in nature.

Brimnes Cabins, North Iceland

Located between two magnificent mountains, the Brimnes cabins is a scenic hotel with offerings for rustic-chic cabins that include hot tubs and verandas. Infused with free wi-fi, flat-screen TV’s, linens and towels, these cabins are a perfect stay for families and bigger groups where you will be offered incredible scenery and a multitude of fun seasonal activities including horse riding, golf, fishing and whale-watching through the summer and skiing, snowboarding, northern lights seeing, surfing and snow-bole riding through the winter months.

DENMARK

Birkedal, Møn

Inspired by children’s fantasy worlds, the Danish three bedroom villa consists of exclusively nine cylinders fused to form the most spectacular, modern space to invite up to six adults. With wood, steel and pebble floors, comfortable beds and large windows to offer the most magnificent views leading to sandy beach, forests and beautiful landscapes, this wooden cylinder home is perfect for when you want to gather friends and family to an ultra-modern, architectural place to stay while gain all the essential nature-exploring and fun activities that include fish-smoking restaurants, art galleries, chalk cliffs and tranquil meadows.

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