KLOSTERHOTEL, VADSTENA, SWEDEN
A romantic getaway in historical Sweden
Named the “Most romantic historic hotel in Europe”, the Klosterhotel and Spa breathes Swedish history with just the right influence of modern design and amenity. The abbey buildings are located on the shore of Sweden’s second-largest lake, where guests are invited to reset the mind and body with a weekend away in the award-winning Klosterspa. Just a few moments spent in the hotel and spa’s beautifully kept landscape is enough to awaken the senses, with vast lake views, plush green trees, and grass that extends for miles. The idyllic town of Vadstena offers countless opportunities to explore Sweden’s history, but not before pausing for a few moments of relaxation in the Klosterspa.
Inside some of Sweden’s oldest buildings dating back to the 14th century, the spa is nestled among thick walls, stone floors and high cross-vaults. The atmosphere gives a feeling of medieval life with the comforts and amenities of a luxury top spa such as the indoor to outdoor bath, Finnish Sauna and salt-water pool. A place to escape from daily stresses and noise, guests can indulge in a full range of professional [ comfort zone ] treatments and after, enjoy a herbal tea while lounging in the outdoor relaxation area.
“Our main catchword in the SPA is simplicity. Another important word for us is permissiveness. Comfort Zone helps us complete just that with its wonderful philosophy, and the ingredients used in the products match so well with our value grounds. Beauty comes from within, a lot of brands forget that. For us, Comfort zone gives our treatments a soul with the fantastic scents, textures and the incredible sence of wellbeing it brings to our clients hearts.” – Sofia Lindholm, Spa Manager
In this very special time when Covid-19 has imposed new safety measures, The spa has halved the number of guests to enable everyone to enjoy the facilities while keeping their distance. Treatments will be performed after May 2020.
THE BEST TIME TO VISIT THE KLOSTERHOTEL:
In the spring, when nature comes to life after a long winter is a memorable time to visit the Klosterhotel. Just a walk in the surroundings is something special while the ice gives in to the lake and the medieval garden begins to bloom. Spend the morning drinking tea in the fresh air of spring or take in the scenery while canoeing across Lake Vättern on a sunny afternoon.
MOST WANTED BODY TREATMENT: TRANQUILLITY™ PRO-SLEEP MASSAGE
For profound relaxation, this massage acts on three different sensorial pathways, favouring sleep and therefore boost the immune system. The unique blend of essential oils from the TranquillityTM collection and ancient massage techniques, guide the mind and body into a peaceful state, preparing for sleep.
GREAT PLACES TO VISIT WHILE STAYING AT THE KLOSTERHOTEL:
If history is of interest to you, a must-do activity is the guided tour through the great renaissance at the Vadstena Castle. Not far away, visitors can time-travel further into the monistic life at the Monastery Museum where the building itself is a piece of history from the 1260’s. To enjoy the more naturistic side of Sweden, Omberg Ecopark is home to 1.400 hectars of forest land on the eastern shore of Lake Vättern. Just 15 minutes away from the Vadstena Klosterhotel & SPA, the forest landscape in Sweden is one of the richest in species.