Planning an outdoor trip to Sweden? If so, you’re in luck. I’ve prepared a list of 9 best tents, treehouses, domes and more for your glamping Sweden holiday.
If you are an outdoor lover, Sweden has so many opportunities for you to get closer to nature in quite unique settings. From stunning treehouses and luxury domes to unique ice-hotels, the options are endless.
Northern Sweden and Lapland are already known for their off-grid glamping accommodations and are popular among glampers who want to experience the Northern Lights in wintertime and the midnight sun in the summer.
Central Sweden offers some of the best forest stays with beautiful views on mountain peaks. South Sweden offers forest retreats, beachfront accommodations and floating saunas.
Here, I have put together a list of 9 best Glamping Sweden spots for you to choose from.
Top 9 Glamping Sweden Spots
1. Ice Hotel, Jukkasjärvi
Located in Jukkasjärvi in the north of Sweden, the Icehotel features rooms made out of ice from the Torne River closeby.
There are also warm rooms available, a sauna, wood-burning hot tub and ice bath. The rooms are holding a temperature between -5 to -8 degrees Celsius and are equipped with hand-carved ice furnishings.
You will be sleeping in thermal sleeping bags on beds covered with reindeer hides. All rooms are equipped with a dining area, private bathroom and TV.
There is a restaurant on-site that serves traditional dishes with locally sourced ingredients. Warm lounge is great to relax with some hot drinks, cocktails and snacks.
While staying at Ice Hotel you may join a free guided tour of the hotel. The surrounding area is known for outdoor activities including dog sledding, reindeer sled tours and snowmobile tours. In summer time popular activities are river rafting, hiking, and fishing. In summer time you will experience midnight sun and in winter time northern lights.
Guest review: “Really cool once in-a-lifetime experience sleeping in the hotel in one of the art suites. The rooms are works of art and made with lots of love.
Make sure to have a drink at the ice bar and have dinner at the delicious restaurant across the street. Staying here will be a memory for a lifetime and is worth the price.”
2. Aurora Safari Camp, Gunnarsbyn
Aurora Safari Camp was created by photographer Fredrik Broman, who was inspired by African safari camps and wanted to bring that experience far north.
The Camp is located in Lapland close to the Råne River. Described as wild and peaceful, the camp doesn’t have any artificial lights in order to provide the best Northern Lights experience.
The accommodation is provided in 4 comfortable and heated Lavvu Rooms that can be arranged as double, twin or family rooms. There is a lounge area onsite serving drinks, a restaurant and floating sauna.
While staying at Aurora Safari Camp you can explore the area in many different ways. During winter you can enjoy snowshoeing, fat biking, nordic skiing or dog sledding. Summer is great for hiking, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and boat tours.
Guest review: “Amazing location, wonderful and friendly staff and we even saw Northern lights!”
3. Kolarbyn Eco Lodge, Skinnskatteberg, Västmanland
Located within a beautiful spruce forest outside Skinnskatteberg you can find an eco-friendly Kolarbyn glamping site that consists of twelve cosy charcoal huts. All huts are equipped with two bunk beds, inflatable mattresses and warm sheepskin rugs. Compost toilets are located outside of the huts.
Here are some of the popular activities when staying at lodge: hiking, horseback riding, moose safari, wildlife watching, birdwatching, beaver safari, guided fishing, snowshoe hiking and bushcraft/survival techniques.
This off-grid lodge is also called “Sweden’s most primitive hotel”. Forest huts don’t have showers or electricity. So prepare yourself to travel back in time and explore the mysterious spruce forest.
Guest review: “ A piece of heaven! We spent 3 wonderful nights at Kolarbyn. The huts surrounded by the forest and a beautiful lake are just magical. We chopped wood and learnt to start our own fire to cook or to warm up the floating sauna. We woke up everyday with the sound of birds. Malin, the site manager (and her adorable dog :)) is extremely nice and helpful. Highly recommended!”
4. Island Treehouse, Haverö
Island Treehouse is a unique type of accommodation located on an isolated island in the stunning forest lake Havern. The two storey treehouse sleeps 4 and is equipped with two double beds, outdoor kitchen and a BBQ. There is a separate building with a summer shower and earth closet.
The treehouse is accessible only by boat. It is a popular place among fishermen, as the lake Havern is rich with pike and bass. The property offers a fishing guide and the fishing licence is included in your stay.
If you are not into fishing, the island is a great place to log off and connect with nature and enjoy crystal clear lake and tranquil surroundings.
Guest review: “A fantastic weekend spent at Islands Treehouse. It is a magical place. We will definitely be back in the future!”
5. Tree Hotel, Harads
Treehotel offers a unique glamping experience in their treetop cabins, all different in design and shape, from a UFO cabin, to the Bird’s Nest, in the beautiful surroundings.
All cabins have modern interiors and overlook the valley and river and are perfect for watching the Northern lights.
All cabins are equipped with bio toilets, electricity, floor heating and AC. The toilets are located nearby. The cabins are accessible by ramp, bridge, or electric stairs.
There is even a tree sauna and a hot tub. While staying there you can enjoy plenty of Lapland activities, including snowmobile safari, Northern Lights snowmobile tours, ice fishing, snowshoe walking, yoga on ice, moose safari and more.
Guest review: “Deep in pine forests on the outskirts of Hardas, Sweden, there are seven unique “tree houses” (with more planned to open in the near future).The Treehouse Hotel includes a glass room similar to a “capsule”, and what looks like a real bird’s nest, as well as a striking cube mirror, as well as a flying saucer that was placed there to remind its guests of the last scene from the movie (The Aliens) ET, and it also includes the same hotel. “
6. Hobbit Stockholm, Nacka
Hobbit Stockholm offers stays in a beautiful hobbit house, located in Nacka, 15 min of drive from Stockholm. Hobbit house is located on a beachfront with an access to a patio and beautiful garden views. It sleeps 2 and comes with cosy beds, seating area, TV, kitchen and a fireplace.
A warmly furnished apartment features a kitchenette, a fireplace and a 4-poster bed, in addition to a living area and a terrace.
Guest review: “Just returned home but we didn’t want to leave! Everything has been great: the welcome, the food, the location, the tranquility … the list can be longer. We’ll be back in the spring, if not sooner!”
7. Boeing 747 Jumbo Stay, Stockholm
Jumbo Stay offers a once in a lifetime glamping experience in the former Boeing 747, located close to Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport. Their rooms sleep up to 3 people and have either a shared or private bathroom. There’s also a luxury suite in the cockpit with a panoramic view of the airport.
Jumbo Stay offers free breakfast and free shuttles to the airport. A truly unique experience you don’t want to miss.
Guest review: “Staying here was fantastic! The cockpit suite lived up to its hype and I highly recommend booking it if you get the chance. I liked that the entire top floor was ours!”
8. Luxury Glamping Countryside, Fjärdhundra
Just 1 hour of drive from Stockholm, Luxury Glamp Countryside in Fjärdhundra is a great place for a weekend getaway. The site has 5 glamping tents surrounded by woods and fields. Each tent sleeps 2 and comes with cosy beds, electricity, heating and a deck.
Outside you can find shared bathrooms and kitchen, as well as BBQ, hot tub, garden and beach volleyball courts. Great place for everyone looking to escape daily grind and enjoy the serenity of the countryside.
Guest review: “Very peaceful place. Tents are extremely comfortable. Access to the farmhouse with kitchen etc makes it a very easy camping experience. Highly recommended.”
9. Aurora Dome, Kiruna
Aurora Dome is a great pick for your next glamping getaway to wilderness. Aurora Dome is located in Kiruna, close to the mountain Luossavaara.
The site offers glamping in small domes for 2 people and bigger domes for up to 4 people. All domes are heated and come with cosy double beds. Guests have access to a shared bathroom, sauna, jacuzzi and relaxation area.
The site owns Huskies and runs sledding tours. A must visit for everyone looking for an adventure with a great level of comfort.
Guest review: “The hot tub was fantastic and we played Christmas music and drank prosecco while watching the huskies playing. We had a magical time over the two nights and would love love love to come again. ”
AM I MISSING ANY OF THE BEST GLAMPING SWEDEN SPOTS?
Have you been glamping in Sweden and stayed in awesome accommodations I didn’t mention in my list? If so, let me know in the comments. I’d love to add them to my list.