Luxurious Eco-Experiential Vacation

Seemingly a contradiction to have a luxurious eco-experience,  we’ve found the ideal spot for you to do just that.  For one of the ultimate eco-experiences in Scandinavia, and perhaps the world,  you need look no further than the Island Lodge Bergholmen.  Combining rugged landscapes and chic Scandinavian design, this is one camping experience unlike any other.

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The Island Lodge Bergholmen is located in the very heart of the Stockholm Archipelago, just forty minutes from Sweden’s vibrant capital.   The accommodation on the Island Lodge is completely unique.   Tis is camping… but not as you know it.   You’ll be staying in one of seven high-tech tents.   Each tent encompasses an are area of approximately 18 m² and feature six round, removable windows as well as a much larger bay window.  You will want to remove the windows as this is one  of the island’s most picturesque locations and each and every tent offers breath-taking views of the Stockholm archipelago.

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Your tent’s interior will also have you in awe.  Home to an array of stylish Scandinavian furnishings, you’ll  be amazed at the attention to detail involved in creating these unique island abodes. Equipped with cozy, comfortable beds dressed with the finest luxury linen, the tents are heated by a rustic, wood-burning stove – just the ticket for those chilly, autumn days. Candles make for romantic evenings, whereas the crisp Scandinavian air ensures a good night’s sleep all round.

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Food is always a concern when going camping.   Your tastebuds will be tantalized by star chef, Daniel Guest. With almost 20 years’ experience in the gastronomy business, you can rest assured that the cuisine here is world’s away from standard camping fayre. Using seasonal and locally organic produced ingredients wherever possible, the Island Lodge’s team of gourmet chefs, led by Daniel, promises a culinary experience unlike any other whilst simultaneously supporting local traders, farmers and small businesses.  If that doesn’t leave a good taste in the mouth, we don’t know what will.

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As for activities and adventures, the Stockholm Archipelago offers endless possibilities, from sailing aboard a skippered 35 foot tri-maran to embarking on an unforgettable sea safari, on the search for seals, sea eagles and other weird and wonderful creatures. Over on dry land, there’s no chance of getting bored either. Check out the island’s two beaches, or explore your new habitat by following old military patrol tracks to really make the most of the island’s diverse landscape. Depending the season, there’s even the chance to pick berries or mushrooms – whatever takes your fancy. For corporate events, why not plan a fire walk for an event that’s sure to get everybody talking. Alternatively, if you think that walking on coals is too hot to handle, jump in the 40°C wood-fired tub and bask in bubbling waters with a cool beer and even cooler views of waterways beyond. 

The best time to enjoy the Island Lodge Bergholmen is during summer months when the weather is perfect conditions for camping.  Ready to pack your bags?   The Island Lodge Bergholmen is located only 40 minutes from the centre of Stockholm via boat transfer, allowing for an convenient connection for any international guests. For those passing through Vaxholm, the passenger ship hub is another option, located only 10 – 15 minutes from the island itself. Stockholm certainly serves as a more practical solution, however, and is a great point of departure, particularly if jumping aboard the island’s own 35 foot trimaran.

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