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Pine Bay Lodge Exclusive Use

Break available: 4th January - 31st March
3 Night Break

We do many special occasion breaks for clients wishing to get away as a family or small group of friends to celebrate one of life’s key milestones. There is nothing like having your own private lodge for a few days where you can relax in an home away from home environment and enjoy time together.

With a whole range of arctic experiences to keep you busy during the day and wonderful opportunities at night for aurora hunting this is the perfect Birthday or wedding anniversary short break

Situated in one of the picturesque corners of Swedish Lapland Pine Bay lodge is the perfect base. We can offer you exclusive use of the lodge for groups of 7 or more people!

Highlights

  • 3 nights Exclusive Use of Pine Bay lodge for Groups of 7 or more Family & Friends.
  • Pack Ice Snowmobile adventure – one of the best in Lapland!
  • Wilderness Husky Sled dog day or unique Hovercraft experience on frozen seas.
  • Amazing Northern Lights Wilderness Dinner Experience
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Day by Day Itinerary
 
 
 

Day 1
Fly to Lulea. Snowmobile to secluded Pine Bay Lodge

Fly to Lulea in Swedish Lapland, where you will be met and transferred to Brändö where a welcome warming drink will be served around the open fire whilst you kit up with your arctic clothing.

Depending on your arrival time either snowmobile or 4WD to Pine Bay Lodge (Furufjärden in Swedish) over the frozen Archipelago. Start your northern lights holiday with hopefully a full horizon aurora over the frozen Bay of Bothnia.

Pine Bay Lodge is situated on the coastal edge of the Luleå Archipelago, which has a total of 1300 islands and only 100 residents and is a unique wilderness environment where the sea around the island freezes up to a metre thick in winter. The lodge is a lovely traditional Swedish red cottage with a very homely feel. There are only 8 en suite guest rooms .

Enjoy a wholesome 2 course dinner prepared using local ingredients.

Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2
Pack ice Snowmobile Tour, Island lunch and Sauna

Today do what is simply one of the best snowmobile trips available in Lapland – a 4 hour adventure on the frozen seas in the Luleå Archipelago!

Along the way the guide will tell you about the surroundings and about life in the northern wilderness. Stop for hot drinks and depending on conditions a chance at ice fishing. Your destination is the island of Brändöskär in the outermost archipelago, an idyllic fishing village dating from the 17th century. From here you can look out over the frozen Bothnian bay with its seemingly endless fields of pack ice and snow. Some years the blue ice piles up into formations about 10 metres high – a mighty experience!

Make a lunch stop at Jopikgården on the island of Hindersön. Jopikgården is famous for its food and a rewarding place to stop and enjoy a relaxing lunch after your pack ice experience!

This evening relax in a traditional Swedish Sauna overlooking the frozen sea before enjoying a 3 course dinner. Spend the rest of the evening by the fireplace or venture outside in search of the dancing Lights.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3
Drive Sled Dog Team or Hovercraft on Frozen Archipelago. Fantastic Northern Lights Wilderness Dinner

After breakfast you have two fabulous options to choose from.

OPTION 1
Drive your own sled dog team

Your guide will transfer you to the kennel about 15kms away from the lodge. With 2 people per team learn to take control of a husky team and have the satisfaction of mushing them as you drive on the forest and lake trail. The experience lasts 2 hours and is sure to leave you with some fantastic memories.

OPTION 2
Hovercraft Tour over frozen archipelago to the Pack Ice

A unique and magical way of exploring Lulea’s frozen archipelago
in on board a hovercraft. No where else in Swedish Lapland is this experience available! Your 2.5 hour tour will include a journey across the ice-covered Bothnian Bay with the goal to real the pack ice fields of the outer archipelago (weather conditions permitting).

There is free time to walk on the ice and if you are lucky there is the chance to spot a seal or sea eagles.

This evening wrap up your celebratory break with a candle light dinner in a small cosy hut, somewhere out on the frozen arctic sea. The experience starts with a snowmobile transfer from your Lodge. On arrival at the Aurora Hideaway you will be offered a drink of your choice. Your guide will then serve a hot steamy soup as your first dish. The stove in the Aurora Hideaway has a sparkling fire roaring and the candles and tealights create a magic atmosphere.

While the guide prepares the main course over the outdoor fire you have a chance to go outside to look for the Northern Lights or find a spot to enjoy the absolute silence and the stars in the sky.

After dinner enjoy dessert and tea/coffee before returning to your Lodge

Meals Included: Breakfast, Snack Lunch and Dinner

Day 4
Airport Transfer and Flight Home

After breakfast at leisure prior to transfer to the airport for your flight home. You may have time to do another snowmobile excursion through the forest before the transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Alternatively you could include a mini break to Stockholm, Scandinavia’s capital city and one of the most picturesque capital cities in Europe.

Meals Included: Breakfast

A la Carte Optional Extras

  • Extension to See Stockholm Scandinavia's Capital City
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A la Carte Optional Extras

Extension to See Stockholm Scandinavia's Capital City

Stockholm is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and always rates in the top 10 most desirable cities in the world to live in. It is also the perfect contrast to a break in the arctic.

The old town in Stockholm is very picturesque and compact and can be done in a full day. Your time will be spent exploring some fascinating landmarks. The VASA museum is world class, the Nobel museum of local interest and for ABBA fans; new in 2013 is the ABBA interactive museum.

Also in December Stockholm has many Christmas markets so a break can allow you to do some shopping and get into the Christmas spirit.

You will stay in the Rival Hotel owned by Benny Anderson of Abba fame. The hotel is an excellent 4* hotel in a quiet square but within walking distance of the old town.

Cost  £250- £290 Per Person ( Weekend vs Week Day )
Includes  2 nights in standard double room – bed and breakfast, private airport transfers to and from Arlanda airport

Harbour area, Stockholm, Sweden
Stockholm, Sweden
Hotel Rival Stockholm Sweden
Price: From £1,595 per person

What's Included?

  • Flights (from the UK) with one hold bag per person
  • 3 nights accommodation with breakfast (Pine Bay lodge)
  • Activities as outlined with guides
  • Transfers
  • Arctic Clothing loan
  • 3 dinners & 2 lunches

 

Departure Airports

  • Heathrow
  • Gatwick
  • Manchester
  • Stockholm

 

  • If you have booked your own flights we can organise ground plans only

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Where You'll Stay

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Fireplace at Pine Bay Lodge Lulea

Pine Bay Lodge

Pine Bay Lodge (Furufjärden in Swedish), run by Goran Widén, is situated on the edge of the Lulea Archipelago. The Luleå archipelago has a total of 1300 islands and only 100 residents. It is a unique wilderness environment where the sea around the island freezes up to a metre thick in winter. You will access the lodge by snowmobiling on the frozen sea on your first day making it quite unique in terms of experience!

Small, cosy and inviting this is the perfect short break retreat in the arctic.

The lodge is a lovely traditional Swedish red cottage with homely feel. On entering the lodge a lounge area and dining area with warm open fireplace welcomes you. This is home away from home and an area that you will relax in after your day's adventures.

There are only 8 guest rooms, each with their own ensuite bathroom. Furufjärden's kitchen will prepare wonderful dinners for you using only the best local ingredients.

Outside is the traditional Swedish Sauna house where you can relax and enjoy one of the local's favourite pastimes.

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Testimonials

Wow! Thank you for exceeding our expectations in planning and delivering a special weekend for us to celebrate Rob's Birthday. We wanted to get away from it all and relax with family and friends but also experience the true arctic and we achieved both. Please pass on my thanks to Goran and the team.

Wendy and Rob

All activities at Lulea were excellent; pickup, snowmobile transfer, snowmobile rides and dog sledding (superb!). Accommodation and food at Furufjärden was excellent, exceeding expectations. Lulea sight-seeing / ice road was excellent and Camilla our guide was the best!

Conor

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