Unique Vacation Rental with a Translucent Roof Beneath the Northern Lights near Kiruna, SwedenKiruna, Norrbotten (Sweden)
Unique Vacation Rental with a Translucent Roof Beneath the Northern Lights near Kiruna, Sweden
"Mats was an amazing host- easy to communicate with (even transcontinental) and very welcoming. The sky nest itself is small but very cozy, and has ev…"
This unique vacation rental is located near Kiruna, Sweden, and can accommodate two guests for an equally unique getaway to the snowy wonderland of the Arctic Circle and Swedish Lapland. Featuring a completely translucent glass roof, the getaway provides guests with a bucket-list-worthy opportunity to sleep directly beneath the Midnight Sun in the summer and the Northern Lights in the autumn and winter. The walls on two sides of the retreat are completely translucent as well, allowing guests to feel a sense of total immersion in the site's natural environment. Through the glass walls, they will be able to enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding woodlands and the Torne River, which flows just footsteps away from the rental.
While the accommodation provides an experience that is in many ways akin to living beneath the open sky, it is also a modern accommodation that provides guests with a comfortable space in which to sleep and relax. Inside, guests will find heating, a stove, a table with chairs, and a sofa that converts into a full-size bed. Linens, towels, room service, breakfast, and welcome snacks and drinks are provided. Lunch and dinner can be ordered from the host as well.
Just a short walk away from the retreat, guests will find a bathhouse that is equipped with a toilet, a sink, a shower, and a washing machine. There is also a wood-heated sauna that can be prepared for an additional fee.
The coniferous forest that surrounds the getaway provides an idyllic setting in which to reconnect to the great outdoors, as long as guests have the right gear to stay warm and handle the snow. Fortunately, warm clothes, shoes, and snowshoes can be borrowed directly from the host!
At the site, guests will find amenities such as a bathhouse and a wood-heated sauna. In the former, guests will find a toilet, a sink, a shower, and a washing machine. The latter can be prepared upon request for an additional fee.
Amenities within the getaway include heating, a stove, a table with chairs, and a sofa that converts into a full-size bed. Linens, towels, room service, breakfast, and welcome snacks, tea, and coffee are provided. Lunch and dinner can be ordered from the host as well. Warm clothes, shoes, and snowshoes are available to borrow from the host.
- Sauna/Steam room
- Room service
- Linens and pillows
Check-in: 04:00 PM
Check out: 12:00 PM
Infants allowed Under 2 years old
Children allowed 2-12 years old
Some spaces are shared
Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.
Location and surroundings
Kiruna, Norrbotten (Sweden)
Detailed location provided after booking
- Winter sports
- Wildlife watching
Surrounded by coniferous woodlands and set by the Torne River, the retreat provides guests with an ideal setting in which to go on self-led hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and fishing excursions. A variety of fish can be caught in the river, including salmon, perch, whitefish, grayling, and trout. For more self-led enjoyment of the great outdoors, guests can head down to the Aptasvare Fjällurskog nature reserve, where they will find trails for hiking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing.
A variety of guided activities are available on a seasonal basis through the host, who offers fishing on the Torne River and row boating beneath the Northern Lights in the autumn, cloudberry picking and row boating beneath the Midnight Sun in the summer, and ice fishing, mountain fishing, wilderness exploring, practicing yoga, and sightseeing in the small Sami village of Jukkasjärvi in the winter and spring.
In Jukkasjärvi, guests can see the world-famous Icehotel and go on tours with the Nutti Sámi Siida AB tourism company, which offers a variety of unique experiences, such as reindeer sledding, hand-feeding reindeer, and enjoying traditional Sami cuisine.