For most of us a holiday to see The Northern Lights is a once in a lifetime experience. That is why it is all the more important to make sure your Northern Lights experience is the one for you. The choice of destinations seems to be growing by the year, therefore to help make life easier we have listed our top 5 Northern Lights destinations.
Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort
Kakslauttanen is a great place to visit if you want to see the Northern Lights. Most importantly the experience is made even more special thanks to the amazing choice of accommodation. The hotels offers a variety of truly special log cabins, with the distinct glass igloos that have put it on the map. These cosy pods allow guests to observe the stars and Northern Lights from the comfort of their own beds. How perfect is that.
ION Adventure Hotel, Iceland
Under an hour’s drive from Reykjavík, with a backdrop of majestic mountainous lava fields, this hotel is an unforgettable experience. ION’s is perefectly located to explore Iceland’s hardy flora and fauna, and myriad opportunities for extreme adventure. Close to Thingvellir National Park, ION provides easy access to all the essential attractions of “the land of fire and ice”. Having spent the day enjoying all that Iceland has to offer on your return to the hotel you can relax in their awesome Lava Spa followed by a drink or two at the award winning Northern Lights bar.
Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel
The ice hotel in Sorrisniva is in the middle of the wilderness only thirty minutes from Alta Airport. Therefore making the location the perfect place to relax whilst taking the opportunity to spot the northern lights. Because hotel is made only by snow and ice, it makes for a very unique experience. Besides that the hotel has its own ice gallery and ice -chapel with beautiful artwork created by sculptors from Alta. Along with the pure white snow it creates a fairy-tale atmosphere inside this seasonal hotel.
Lyngen Lodge, Norway
Lyngen Lodge of northern Norway is a luxury boutique lodge, providing you with a one stop destination for your ultimate Arctic experience. Offering full board ensuite facilities, world class cuisine and a variety of activities led by in house mountain & activity guides. The lodge also boasts its own boat specifically designed for such adventures of Northern Light and Whale viewing. As a result you will find a hotel perfectly geared up for winter adventure.
The Hotel Arctic in Greenland is often the host of stunning waterfront light shows thanks to its position at the mouth of an ice fjord. The hotel has a variety of distinctive rooms to choose from including Igloo accommodation, designed around a conventional Igloo, made out of Aluminium, which above all makes them a more comfortable proposition.