Spa stays in Denmark: Here are 12 spa places to try is written by Joan J. Andersen and Maria Holck Ertner.
Treat yourself to wellness on a spa stay in Denmark
The rain is drumming on the pane. The warm sandy beaches have become a distant memory that makes you sigh loudly. You look around; Your shower, the old tub, and a single face mask, which has probably gotten too old. Not just wellness. Your body and soul long for luxury. Hold on a little longer, because here we give you a list of 12 specials spa stay in Denmark, which should probably give you the feeling of pampering back.
There is something for every taste and every budget, whether you are for ultimate luxury or want to stay in shelters with wilderness baths. And whether you prefer a spa hotel or a place where you can be completely alone.
Alsik Hotel: Northern Lights, views and charm
Do you want to completely unwind and slow down? Then you should take a trip to the beautiful, old waterfront in Sønderborg As a. Here you will find the luxurious Alsik Hotel og Alsik Nordisk Spa & Wellness.
Alsik's spa and wellness facilities are of the highest quality and range from therapeutic saunas and steam baths to relaxing face and body masks. Here is also the refreshing Ice Room, where you can cool off. From Alsik's terrace you can enjoy the view Alssund, while floating around in the hotel's outdoor saltwater infinity pool. As something very special, you can experience the Northern Lights if you head into Aurora Cave.
When the day is over and you have slowed down completely, you can satisfy your hunger at one of Alsik's three fantastic restaurants. The three restaurants are developed and managed by the renowned chef, Jesper Koch, and here you are guaranteed a gastronomic experience beyond the usual.
Alsik is the perfect setting for your spa stay in Denmark, if you are into luxury and a genuine sense of zen.
Læsø Kur is located in a rebuilt church, where the preservation of the church's original structure has been paramount. Therefore, the church tower is preserved, and as a guest on the site you can walk all the way up to the top of the tower to be blown backwards by the unsurpassed view of both the Kattegat and Vesterø.
On the spa's terrace, you can enjoy a swim in the heated spa while listening to the Kattegat's crashing waves. The spa offers body scrubs, clay and algae wraps, massages and much more. All treatments are performed with quality products from Læsø and other parts of Denmark. Common to all the products is that their key ingredients are natural and most often are either salt, amber or willow. Beat your legs up and your brain off on Læsø.
Hotel Strandlyst on Samsø: Design, atmosphere and luxury
Samsø, Samsø, Samsø. One of Denmark's island gems - with a small, exclusive beach hotel, Strandlyst Hotel. There is a pool and spa bath, and in addition, it is largely the hosts, the atmospheric surroundings and the exquisite gastronomic masterpieces that make your stay memorable.
The hotel is close to the beach and in the 1800th century provided shelter for weather-beaten fishermen and tourists from the mainland. Today it is a great place with great design and luxury - just for a romantic getaway or a girlfriend trip.
Griffen Spa Hotel, Bornholm: Fabulous spa area
It's not for nothing that Bornholm is one of Denmark's favorite holiday destinations. Sunshine Lake is famous for its authentic atmosphere and for the breathtaking nature.
Griffen Spa Hotel in Rønne is named after a fabulous animal with a lion's body and eagle's head, guarding valuable treasures. And Griffen in Rønne is really a special place. With a location right on the water, close to the marina and a white sandy beach, beautiful rooms, good food and not least a fabulous spa area, you will quickly get right down to gear.
The spa area is full of well-being. In addition to sauna, whirlpool, massage and wellness treatments, you can, for example, try the Diamond Spa, where you alternately pamper body and mind with hot steam and ice-cold water. This way, your immune system will be strengthened and you will feel the energy bubble.
Whether it is the food or the view that is best is hard to judge. The restaurant faces west, which means that the classic gourmet dishes are accompanied by the ever-changing sunset with all its colors and shades. We guess you do not want to go home again.
Femmasteren and Sømandsbadet on Ærø - sailor tales, peace and quiet
On the cheaper end, we recommend Femmasteren and Sømandsbadet in Marstal on Ærø. The island is on many Danes' list of favorite places because it exudes life and atmosphere. Among Ærø's many charming houses, which are extremely well preserved, you will find traces of a history full of sailors and enterprising merchants.
In Marstal you will find the widely famous maritime museum and the fantastically cozy hotel Femmasteren. When you stay here, you have free access to Sømandsbadet, which is open from March to October.
The bath consists of two outdoor wilderness baths that are heated to 38 degrees. Additionally, you can enjoy the heat in the two indoor saunas and a shower area. After a long day exploring the charming island, you can relax in the cozy surroundings. There is a special atmosphere at Femmasteren, which just has to be experienced.
The bathrooms can also be used on an hourly basis, even if you do not live at Femmasteren.
Lübker Spa and Wellness - ultimate luxury in Djursland
If you think of spa, wellness and sauna, you might also think of Finland, which is world famous for its ancient cure and health principles. On Djursland you can have a very special experience, which is lovingly developed with the Finnish traditions in mind.
Lübker Spa and Wellness In addition to the sauna, it also offers a spa cave, outdoor wilderness bath and Finnish fireplace lounge. On the large roof terrace you have a phenomenal view of the beautiful nature and the golf course, and you can at the same time enjoy both cold and hot facilities such as steam room and whirlpool, sauna and fountain.
You will love the smiling staff offering many different body and facial treatments, 'hot stone' massages, body scrubs and much more. Uhm! Then the rainy days can just come!
Enjoy Resorts Rømø - a unique gem in the middle of the Wadden Sea
Rømø is a relatively young island. It is created from ice age stones and blown together sand that is so fine that it could be in an hourglass. Here the sun rises over the Wadden Sea and sets over the North Sea. From Rømø, sailors went out on the world's oceans, among other things on whaling Svalbard og Greenland.
In addition to Rømø having a fascinating history and being located right in the middle of the Wadden Sea National Park, surfers flock here to try their hand at the huge North Sea. There are open expanses and a unique bird life all year round. You are always close to the raw nature.
Rømø also houses the large wellness resort Enjoy Resorts Rømø, which is Denmark's largest. There is plenty of room for everyone here. In addition to a water park for the kids, there is a delicious spa for adults only. You can float in the large salt basin or try the Finnish sauna or one of the others.
As something special, you can also let a tropical rain wash down over you. or you can rejuvenate yourself in the cold water pool. Of course, there is also the possibility of a wealth of delicious treatments. Rømø is definitely worth a visit.
Hotel Hesselet: Spa stay in the middle of Denmark
By Fyn-the end of the Great Belt Bridge is the beautiful family-owned Hotel Hesselet, which invites you inside for pure pampering and relaxation. Hesselet was built in 1967 and was built as a prestigious design hotel with a focus on quality and details. The hotel's unrivaled views of the Great Belt are attractive enough in themselves, but the spa and wellness area should nonetheless be highlighted.
Hotel Hesselet offers everything from Japanese facials and meditation to relaxing body massages and gentle body massages. If you are in the mood for a dip in the sea, you can head straight down to the beach and enjoy a dip overlooking the Great Belt Bridge.
At the hotel you will also find the Hesselet restaurant, which serves both lunch and dinner. Here, quality and taste are paramount, and the focus is on giving you a fantastic overall experience, which includes both gastronomic impressions and atmosphere.
Marienlyst Strandhotel - luxury at the top of Zealand
On Marienlyst Strandhotel in Elsinore awaits a spa experience in a class of its own. The level of detail and luxury is so high that it took a full 2 years to develop their spa and wellness area. It has borne fruit, because Marienlyst has been named Spa of the Year in both 2019 and 2020.
The hotel was built in 1901 and was then attached to a spa and bathing establishment, which was located at Marienlyst Castle. Here you will find surroundings that exude luxury, and where outside and inside merge. At Marienlyst Strandhotel you can relax in three different saunas. Yoga classes, salt therapy, hot pools and hot tubs. You get it all.
After a dip in .Resund you can rediscover the heat in the beach sauna. When hungry, you can enjoy delicious food in one of the beach hotel's two restaurants. Here the focus is on creating an unsurpassed gastronomic experience. End the evening with a glass of wine or a cocktail in the wine bar or in Nordlyst Brasserie and Bar.
Bandholm Hotel on Lolland - spa stay in southern Denmark
On Lollands north coast you will find Bandholm Hotel, which takes you into a world of peace and well-being. The hotel was built in 1886 and all maintenance and restoration is done with an eye to the hotel's history and spirit.
The hotel's view of Smålandslavet and the rural idyll that envelops the whole place is unique and soothing. Here you can get a well-deserved break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and relax in the relaxing atmosphere and delicious spa and wellness facilities. Bandholm offers massages, facials, therapeutic kalahari experiences and manicures.
In the hotel restaurant you can eat locally inspired food, which is prepared with a focus on ingredients from Lolland. In summer you can enjoy your meals on the large covered terrace while enjoying the breathtaking views of the sea.
Untraditional spa experiences: Rustic wilderness life with a touch of luxury
If you are bitten by a mad wilderness man, and you prefer a rustic spa stay in the open air, offer Karpenhøj Nature Center close Ebeltoft a wilderness experience with a touch of luxury. Here you can rent a teepee, bring your own tent or sleep in a shelter. There are several campfire sites, an outdoor kitchen and a covered long table for dining. As extra luxury, renting the space includes access to a fireplace lounge, indoor kitchen as well as toilet and shower.
If you are up to 8 people, it is possible to book a trip in the so-called wilderness baths, where the water is heated to 38 degrees. Here you can be served a glass of wine and a delicious snack while enjoying the view of Fuglsø Vig.
As a supplement to yours accommodation you can be inspired by a very special nature and food experience, in the form of wilderness gourmet. Here the guides take you out into nature to gather ingredients for a beautiful and tasty meal over a campfire, which consists of a minimum of four dishes. You can try your hand at ancient cooking methods such as oven, salt dough wrapping and food simmering in fire, smoke and embers.
The menu changes according to the season. It is the community and the meeting around the meal and the fire that is in focus, and you will come to love the large, Sami tent and the vast, open sky above you.
The lighthouse on Møns Klint: Where the horizon meets the silence
On the border between heaven and earth - on the outer edge of the mountain Moens Klint - lies The lighthouse. During the Cold War, it was used as a vantage point. Here sat experienced captains, lighthouse keepers and officers from the navy, watching all the vessels crossing the sea.
It's not hard to imagine the many (sea) robbery stories they have sat and told each other on the long evenings. About all the storms and waves that were as high as mountains. Today, Fyrhytten is furnished as a holiday home with room for two people and infinitely much peace and quiet. In fact, one can only hear the cries of the waves and seagulls, and at night the lighthouse lights up.
One of the most spectacular things about the house is the outdoor bath with the spectacular view. Here you can really enjoy the silence, the alluring whisper of the horizon and the impressive starry sky. Møn and the neighboring island of Nyord have the honor of being the first Nordic 'Dark Sky' park, which means that nature is protected from light pollution. It gives you a completely unique experience of being in the middle of infinity.
The bubbles - our readers recommend their best spa stay in Denmark
The active members of our Facebook group also recommends a visit to Hotel Vejlefjord and Comwell Kellers Park by Vejle, Ribehøj between Brørup and Ribe, Mariager Saltcenter, Aire i Carlsberg Byen i København and Himmerland Spa close by Limfjorden.
The pampering and the unique experiences are waiting for you out there, because remember: You deserve lots of spa and wellness.
Really good pampering, no matter where your spa stay in Denmark goes!
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