Early Autumn Experiences – Aug/Sep

Autumn is an amazing time to visit Arctic Retreat in Swedish Lapland.

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Natures Best

Recognises best practice for responsible Swedish companies in nature and cultural tourism. Arctic Retreat has completed a year long process of internal reflection and active development to enable us to gain this recognition.


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Late Autumn and Early Winter Experiences – Oct/Nov

This is a special time of year from early October to the middle of November. Still Autumn but almost Winter.


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Winter Preparations – What to bring

In Arctic Sweden they say that there is no such thing as bad weather, there is only bad clothing.


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Our offer and what is #Reconnect

Arctic Retreat is a local community business.


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Life under the Aurora or Northern Lights

Dancing and shimmering across the night sky. Colors green, someone gasps, suddenly we see bright yellow, and then red. 


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Getting to Arctic Retreat

Arctic Retreat is located about 1 hour north west of Luleå in Swedish Lapland.


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Eco Tourism Policy

Arctic Retreat has a goal to be environmentally friendly and climate-smart.


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Our local handicrafts

In the nearby village of Sörbyn is a small local company called Pewter of Sweden. Here, the Andersson family produce the raw materials for making some of the arctics most sought after handcraft and jewellery.


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A Sustainable Community

Today, in regional areas, traditional forms of employment such as forestry, farming and fishing remain important for the national economy but employ far less people, particularly in small villages, than was the case in days gone by.


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