Situated on the Lyngen Fjord, this timber lodge is well suited for boat skiing. From March through May, a skipper ferries guests to nearby islands, where they hike up peaks and ski back to the beach.
From $4,500 per week. 47/ 4762-7853. This appeared in the November/December 2012 issue.
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Lyngen Lodge, Olderdalen
Nature lovers and ski adventurers make the trek to this cozy 16-person lodge in the Lyngen Alps.
Summit to Sea
Waterskiing takes on a whole new meaning here. The lodge has its own boat to deliver guests to the surrounding mountains.
The kitchen bakes banana bread and cakes every day, while dinner is a three-course affair that showcases local reindeer, lamb, and salmon.
The downhill ski season usually runs from March to May, when the lodge offers weeklong tour packages. To see the Northern Lights, snowshoe or cross-country ski in December and January.
Seven-day packages from $4,650. 47/4762-7853.