Creatives. Architecture lovers. Hunters and gatherers.
A true hygge experience. (a Norwegian word for a mood of coziness and feeling of contentment.) Slow living. Stillness and peace. Being cut off from the rest of the world. Transforming and creating. Jumping in the arctic waters after the sauna. Leaving inspired.
BEST VISITING MONTHS
Anytime! Northern Lights season begins as early as August. Late November to mid January is the lowest sunlight time perfect for stargazing. Enjoy “white nights” and “mignight sun” if visiting late May to early August.
Fordypningsrommet Fleinvær (The Arctic Hideaway) is a remote retreat created by musician Håvard Lund. Located on the island of Sørvær in the Fleinvær archipelago outside of Bodø, Norway, the getaway is especially catered towards creatives looking for inspiration.
Enjoy views of the Arctic Sea, mysterious islands and icy mountain peaks in the distance, all framed by large windows and cozy interiors. The Hideaway consists of a collection of 10 tiny houses, each created for sleeping, eating, and bathing.
Enjoy a complete and total escape from everyday life, raw nature, and surreal landscapes. Creatives can apply to be the artist in residence and receive a complimentary stay.
Enjoy tours to neighbouring islands, shell picking, or rock climbing Go fishing for your dinner or bird watching. Hike to the mountain top and take in the views.
Fresh caught fish. Food brought from home to be prepared in the kitchen provided. Private chefs focussing on modern northern Norwegian cuisine are available upon request.
Take a ferry or charter a boat to Fleinvær from the port in Bodø. The retreat’s caretakers will meet you at the dock upon your arrival.
*Images property of the Arctic Retreat + Martin Losvik, Pasi Aalto, Jesse Beaman