Are you in one of the many areas now feeling the heat? As summer approaches full swing and temperatures continue to rise, many of us look to ways to beat the heat. While you won’t be staying in these options in the summer, even planning may help you cool off a little. If you are considering where to go this winter and looking for a way to beat the heat, why not plan stay in a beautifully constructed hotel that is entirely built from snow and ice this winter? Coconut Club Vacations invites you to cool off with us as we take a closer look at 3 amazing ice hotel’s you won’t want to miss.
At Igloo Village Kakslauttanen in Saariselka, Finland you will be impressed with what they have done with the simple elements of snow and ice, and a little glass. You can choose to stay in either a glass of snow igloo during your stay. The snow igloos offer a peaceful retreat and the glass igloos have frost resistant thermal glass that provides stunning views of the northern lights and stars.
Snow Village in Montreal, Canada pays homage to the many feet of snow and ice that this city receives every winter. You can choose to stay in one of the polar igloos or one of the standard ice suites. There is plenty to do in the village whether you’re looking for fun for the kids or some adult only time. There are snowball fights to be had and slippery rides to be taken down the ice slide. For the adults, enjoy the Ice Bar with its DJ nights and fireworks. You can even dine at one of the ice restaurants where the tables and chairs are built from what else, but ice. If you’ve had enough of the snow and ice you can warm up with a movie at the Ice Breaker dome, a heated facility.
The Hotel of Ice in Balea Lac, Romania is one of the premier ice hotel getaways. It is located in a mountain valley that is built on a frozen lake. For accommodations, guests can choose from either their own private igloo or one of the hotels subzero rooms. For those that love outdoor adventures in the winter months you can partake in plenty of skiing, snowboarding and ice skating. For the sillier wholesome fun you can have snowball fights or compete in a snow man building contest or outside winter bowling.
These ice hotel getaways aren’t for everyone. You have to truly appreciate what you can do with nature’s bounty in the wintry season. They will however, provide a unique and unforgettable getaway for those that love the glory of all that snow and ice and what those with a creative mindset can do with them.