Some establishments aim high and offer the full range of accommodation, dining and spa facilities of the highest class. Here are some of the best places to unwind in luxury and peace in Skåne.

Feeling stressed and low on energy? Sometimes a few days of relaxation in a serene setting is simply the best remedy. In the achingly beautiful landscape of Skåne in Southern Sweden you will find a number of high-class spa resorts. Each resort has their own profile and specialities, but they all share the hospitality and the love for the local and genuine that is so characteristic for this region. 

A passion for slow and healthy food and a slower pace of life combined with a large number of creative entrepreneurs who have fallen in love with the countryside of southern Sweden has resulted in a impressive selection of stylish spa resorts for such a small geographic area. This makes Skåne perfectly suited for a soothing spa-hopping vacay, so pack your bags and prepare yourself to be spoilt - Scanian style!

Ystad Saltsjöbad - The Salt Creek Spa

Ystad Saltsjöbad - The Salt Creek Spa

This spa is located right at the beach in the picturesque town of Ystad on the southern coast of Skåne. Just 20 metres from the Baltic shoreline you can relish in the sea view while enjoying a wide variety of exlusive and organic treatments that will slim, tone, moisturize and invigorate you. Exquisite meals are served in the restaurant where emphasis on seafood and vegetables and the use of plenty of local produce, gives the food an irresistible sense of freshness. The hotel offers a wide selection of different rooms and you can choose between anything from the standard double room up to the luxurious grand suite with its own outdoor jacuzzi and roof terrace.

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Hotel Skansen - a historic resort

Hotel Skansen - a historic resort

The town of Båstad in north western Skåne is known as a fashionable seaside summer resort, famous for its yearly tennis tournaments. Here you will find the spa facilities of historic Hotel Skansen, welcoming prominent guests for leisure, bathing and tennis ever since the 1920’s. The old and charming hotel is a popular high class resort with an á la carte for high class culinary experiences and spa sensations out of the ordinary. A wide range of treatments are offered for your face and body and the contrast between the cold dips in the sea at the traditional open air bath, the luxurious atmosphere and the modern treatments makes this a spa experience to remember.

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Torekov Hotell - pools with a view

Torekov Hotell - pools with a view

Torekov Hotell lies on the western slope of the Bjäre peninsula, where beautiful beech forests, ancient stone enclosures and bird-rich heaths meet the coastal meadows grased by long-horned cattle. In this very zen setting it is easy to leave the huzzle and buzzle of every day life behind and take the time to just be. Spend some time in the hotel’s hot Japanese outdoor pools or sip on a glass of wine in front of the fire in the cosy lounge. Enjoy the steam saunas and the relaxation area with its panorama windows facing the sky and the sea before heading to the Bistro where local produce is served in a peaceful atmosphere.

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The Lodge Resort - on top of a cliff

The Lodge Resort - on top of a cliff

Perched 167 metres above sea level, this hotel is located on one of the highest altitudes to be found in Skåne. The Lodge is built in New England style and the architecture combined with the impressive view of the surrounding landscape creates a relaxed and peaceful atmosphere. A Swedish woodfired sauna and warm outdoor jacuzzis on the wooden deck are just some of the features that makes for a unique spa experience. In the restaurant, very suitably named Heaven, you will be served food of the highest class with exciting flavors and texture, inspired by the Swedish flora and fauna.

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Karlaby Kro - amidst the fields and meadows

Karlaby Kro - amidst the fields and meadows

Once a traditional farm that has been converted into a popular spa hotel, Karlaby Kro exudes peace and tranquility. Guests are welcomed both to stay for treatments and spa time in the former stables houses that now hosts an indoor pool and sauna, with light streaming in through the glass roof. You can choose from a wide range of treatments that are preferably booked in advance. In the cosy restaurant a three meal course is served every evening and the menu is changed on a daily basis. Cheese lovers will be happy to indulge in the special cheese cart that is rolled out every evening and while the menu is fixed, you can still choose your own wine from the wine list.

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Brösarps Gästis and Spa - a warm and friendly inn

Brösarps Gästis and Spa - a warm and friendly inn

Brösarps gästis is a warm and traditional gästgifveri (inn) with newly built and modern spa facilities. From 1684 and to this day this traditional Inn with its rich history is an oasis where locals and guests meet to enjoy seriously good food, undisturbed rest and the natural beauty of our surroundings. The spa offers an atmosphere of calm and tranquillity with five treatment rooms, relaxation and traditional sauna, steam room, fish spa, and a jacuzzi by the open fireplace with stunning views over the gardens. The menu in the popular restaurant is based on local produce.

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Hotell Mossbylund - close to the sea

Hotell Mossbylund - close to the sea

Mossbylund started out as a traditional farm in the 19th century and has since evolved into a beautiful hotel with a serene spa and a high-class restaurant that specializes in local delicacies. With a feeling for the local, the personal and the simple, this place is a perfect spot if you are looking for a cosy and laid-back place to relax and gather new energy. The white sand beach is only a stones throw away from the hotel and a variety of different treatments are available in the spa, as well as a beautiful pool area with indoor pool, sauna and an outdoor hot tub.

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Yangtorp Sanctuary - a spiritual spa

Yangtorp Sanctuary - a spiritual spa

If you are looking for an experience on the spiritual side that is a bit more far out there, then the unique Yangtorp Sanctuary might just be right up your alley. Nestling among the leafy woods, fields and meadows of South Eastern Skåne you will be surprised to find an Chinese temple. In this 12,000 square metre sanctuary you can take a break from everyday life to learn about traditional Chinese practices such as qigong, Kung Fu and meditation. Choose from a number of different treatments, from pain-relief acupuncture to relaxing oil massages and detoxifying herbal baths. The restaurant serves well-composed vegetarian meals made from organic ingredients only.

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