Welcome to

grand arctic resort

Experience the genuine arctic lifestyle and activities at the Grand Arctic Resort in small groups with professional guides. The resort is located just below the Arctic Circle next to a national river with almost 1 km of own river plot in the picturesque town of Överkalix.

The magnifique main building is hosting 60 hotel rooms, some with their own Aurora balcony and some are suites with own sauna. Enjoy the relax area with saunas and indoor jacuzzi after an activity filled day or relax in the lounge and wilderness bar. The main restaurant is serving locally produced tasty food. In addition there are also 6 quietly located Aurora cabins directly by the river and an exquisitely renovated Villa with history from the 17th century. Meeting and event facilities are offered for up to 180 guests. 



Hotel Rooms

44 double/twin rooms with en suite facilities, all with toilet and shower. Comfortable seating area, TV.

Aurora Rooms

14 twin rooms with en suite facilities, all with toilet and shower. Rooms have a private balcony or terrace to look for the northern lights. Some of the rooms are suitable for 2 adults and 2 children. Comfortable seating area, TV.

Suite with Sauna

2 suites with en suite facilities and own sauna. Double bed, large seating area, panoramic view, TV. One of the suites has connecting door to an adjoining double room.

Aurora Cabins

6 cabins, located directly by the river close to the main building with a terrace facing the north. 2 bedrooms, one with a double bed and one with a comfortable bunk bed. Living room with TV and kitchenette. Bathroom with shower. 

Överkalix Camping

Beautifully located by the river with 85 large camping sites, service center and activities. The campsite is open between 1 June and 30 September.


With a panoramic view to the north and good opportunities to see the northern lights, the lounge is adjoining the reception. It can also be booked for groups of up to 40 guests for meals.


The main restaurant has 120 seats and serves genuinely cooked breakfast, lunch and dinner together with selected drinks. From the restaurant you have a beautiful view over the river.

Wilderness Bar

Directly by the reception is the Wilderness bar where you can relax and enjoy a tasty local beer with local snacks.

Sauna & Relax

The relax area has 2 saunas, indoor jacuzzi and a seating area, complimentary to use for all guests. There’s also a bookable outdoor jacuzzi and wood fired sauna by the river for an additional charge.

The Villa

Exclusive own villa from the 17th century with 6 bedrooms for 8-12 persons. Living room and lounge area with cozy fire places. The main hotel building is on a 2 minutes walking distance.


A number of conference rooms are offered, from the charming Pästgården's dining room to a cinema room in the neighboring "Folkets Hus" for groups of up to 180 guests. All premises are fully equipped.

Lavvu (Teepee)

Our "Lavvu" (teepee) is located right outside the hotel and can be booked for groups of up to 80 guests for meals and events.

Outdoor Pool

From mid-June to mid-August, our heated outdoor pool is open for all our guests to enjoy.


Book your own nightclub for music quiz or disco with any theme for up to 180 guests.

Souvenir Shop

Whether you forgot to take something with you, want something to remember this vacation forever or a tasty treat to bring with you home, we have you covered.

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