Embrace winter with a trip to an ice hotel

  • Spend a night wrapped in a thermal one-piece at the original ice hotel in Sweden
  • Be captivated by the stunning sculpted walls at The Snow Hotel in Norway
  • Reach speeds of nearly 50mph on the Everest slide at The Hotel de Glace

Embrace the wonders of winter and cosy up in one of these frosty hideaways ..

CHILL OUT IN SWEDEN

Enjoy spectacular views of the Northern Lights whilst wrapped in a thermal one-piece at this arctic hotel in Sweden

Enjoy spectacular views of the Northern Lights whilst wrapped in a thermal one-piece at this arctic hotel in Sweden

The original ice hotel, re-carved each year, is 200km north of the Arctic Circle — great for seeing moose and the Northern Lights.

INSIDER TIP: The hotel is between -5c and -8c, but they provide a thermal one-piece and boots for you. There’s a heated building with a sauna next door.

DETAILS: Three nights from £1,154 pp for two sharing (one night in an ice room, two in a warm room) including flights and transfers, discover-the-world.co.uk

LET IT SNOW, NORWAY

Experience being pulled on a sledge by huskies whilst staying at The Snow Hotel in Norway

Experience being pulled on a sledge by huskies whilst staying at The Snow Hotel in Norway

The Snow Hotel consists of 20 sculpted rooms. Go ice-fishing or on a sledge pulled by huskies.

INSIDER TIP: If -4 is too cool for you, try a separate warm cabin.

DETAILS: Hotel opens December 20. Rooms from £277 per person including warm clothes, dinner & breakfast, kirkenessnowhotel.com. Flights to Oslo from £54 return, on to Kirkenes from £160 return, norwegian.com.

STAY COOL IN CANADA

Get an adrenaline rush on the Everest slide at The Hotel de Glace in Canada

Get an adrenaline rush on the Everest slide at The Hotel de Glace in Canada

The Hotel de Glace, a snow and ice guest house, is a 30-minute drive from Quebec City airport. There’s skating and 35 slides near by.

INSIDER TIP: Reach speeds of nearly 50mph on the Everest slide.

DETAILS: Hotel opens January 4. Rooms from £127 a night including winter activities passport, hoteldeglace-canada.com. Return flights to Quebec City around £880 return, aircanada.com.  





Courtesy: Daily Mail Online

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