One of the most incredible experiences in life is to sit in a hot water jacuzzi in the Lyngen Alps 500 km north of the Arctic Circle, when the outside temperature is -10 degrees. The only essential is to wear a woolen beanie that helps to regulate the body temperature, at least that's what I was told! I had the most beatific Arctic Spa experience during my stay at the Lyngen Lodge in early March this year. I was there to experience the Northern Lights for the first time in my life and also to enjoy other Arctic adventures like dog-sledging, snow-mobile safari and a cruise through the Lyngen fjords. The Arctic Spa that comprised of a traditional sauna with stunning fjord views and an outside jacuzzi (you could also add a massage), was the perfect end to a morning full of Arctic adventures including drinking coffee out of wooden mugs in the deep Arctic snow. My friends from Ireland whom I met at the lodge, kept up the Arctic tradition of rolling in snow as they jumped in and out of the jacuzzi for their snow-baths! In fact the man jokingly told me that the family that jacuzzis together, stays together!
My Arctic Spa would invariably end with snuggling up in a sheepskin blanket with a cup of hot tea and warm house slippers, in the living area or the library of the lodge.