Get away from it all at this Norwegian island artists' retreat in the Arctic Circle
Fancy getting away from it all for an artistic break? If so, then you could do much worse than spend some time at this deconstructed hotel on the idyllic Norwegian island of Fordypningsrommet, 18 miles by ferry from the mainland.
Stunning images show off the cluster of monofunctional houses at the island retreat and they include four sleeping cabins, a kitchen house, studio house, sauna, wash house and a room with an 'inspirational column' attached.
The spectacular resort, named Fordypningsrommet, is meant to be a beautiful workspace for artists or other creatives where they can go to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life. The small isle offers a secluded working environment in an area of awe-inspiring beauty, surrounded by the wild sea.
There are no shops, cars or wild animals on the isle which offers a ‘no stress’ stay to its guests. As such any potential tourists must pack their own food for their stay.
There will be six annual one- week artist in residence courses on the island this year in a collaboration between the resort and the culture department at Nordland County Council.
A boat must be used to travel to the secluded location although there is public transportation to Fleinvær via speed ferry from downtown Bodø. On average, there are two daily departures to and from the island.
Guests can book a host who will act as their personal guide to the site and surrounding environment as well as assist in more practical matters, such as getting the all-important sauna going. Be warned though, a stay at the island resort doesn't come cheap and will set you back a whopping £3000 per week.
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