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Retreat yourself 

– Immerse yourself in the serene surroundings of Halland’s forests and lakes in the breathtakingly beautiful Halland hinterland. 

Welcome to Kroksjön’s Forest Retreat and Bäckhästen located near Unnaryd. Enjoy a three-day retreat where you set the pace, surrounded by untouched nature with plenty of opportunities for rejuvenation and relaxation. Enjoy cooking freshly picked primrose over an open fire. Experience the wellness benefits of forest bathing and relax in a wood-fired sauna. At Kroksjöns Forest Retreat you will stay in cozy glamping tents, comfortably furnished. Explore the surroundings by bicycle, and spend your second day on an outing to Bäckhästen’s wood-fire bakery where you can enjoy lunch. You will also select ingredients from their forest garden for the evening’s dessert, to be prepared back at Kroksjön under the open night sky. 

How it works:

Day 1:

16.00 Check-in at Kroksjöns Skogsretreat. You get here using your car. Cooking over an open fire with freshly harvested primrose and local treats from Halland. 

All guests dine together. 

Accommodation in cozy glamping tents, carefully and comfortably furnished with beds, fluffy duvets, and wood fire stoves. Relax in the wood-fired sauna floating on a raft with beautiful views and easy access for a dip in the lake. 

Day 2:

07.30-08.30 Breakfast is prepared and served whilst enjoying a view over the pristine Gens Bay. 

09.00 Receive a bicycle and map, and enjoy a 10.2 km ride to Bäckhästens wood-fire bakery. 

10.00 you arrive for a guided tour of the forest garden. You also take the opportunity to pick ingredients for the evening’s dessert. 

11.30 Locally produced lunch in the café or forest garden. 

13.00-16.00 Leisurely 20 km cycle back along the beautiful landscape, with a coffee break, enjoying the coffee you take with you from Bäckhästens. 

16.00-17.30 Forest bathing at Kroksjöns Forest Retreat. You will be taken through the forest by a natural health guide. Enjoy the benefits of immersing yourself in the forest. Proven to enhance overall mental and physical wellness, boost your immune system and calm the nervous system. 

18.00 Dinner is prepared over an open fire with other guests using ingredients you picked from the forest garden. 

Day 3:

08.00-09.00 Breakfast is prepared and enjoyed. 

11.00 At check-out you are provided with a roadmap of local food creators and shops to visit on the way home. Some of these include, Gården Byn, Pettersson and Ström Handelsbod, VJ Vilt, Bonadsmuseet Unnaryd, Tiraholm Fisk and others. 

Cancellation terms:

Free cancellation and rebooking up to 28 days before arrival. In case of cancellation 27 days up to and including 14 days before arrival, a 50% refund is issued. 

Cancellation 13 days or later than 13 days before the arrival date will not be refunded. A later rebooking is only possible on the presentation of a medical certificate. 

Cancellation protection with more favourable cancellation conditions can be taken out when booking. By paying, you accept our cancellation terms. 

Online payment

The accommodation is paid for when booking. The booking is only valid after payment has been made and confirmed. 

In connection with the booking, an account is created for you to log in, view and make changes to your booking. The confirmation email serves as an agreement between you and Kroksjöns Skogsretreat. Check that the information is correct and notify us immediately of any inaccuracies. 

The entire amount for the accommodation is to be paid at the time of booking via bank, credit card or Swish. 

Open purchase is valid up to and including 28 days before arrival. 

All prices include VAT. 

Directions: https://www.kroksjonsretreat.com/hitta-hit

About the package:

Price: SEK 2,123 for 1 people including VAT – 1 night  (when booking at least two people and two nights)

Bookable dates: 


5-7 July         9-11 August        16-18 August 

23-25 ​​August 

The number of people: 


The package includes:

  • Comfortable double bed with linen, accommodation in a canvas bell tent for 2 people for 2 nights 
  • Food basket with ingredients and recipes for your entire stay: 2 dinners, 2 breakfasts 
  • 1 lunch and coffee at Bäckhästen 
  • A guided tour of the forest garden at Bäckhästen 
  • Wood-fire stove and firewood 
  • Wool blankets and warm blankets 
  • Your own jetty and access to a bathing jetty 
  • Rowboat/canoe 
  • Sauna and lake bathe 
  • Bicycle and helmet 
  • Maped cycle route to and from Bäckhästens bakery 
  • Forest bathing with a natural health guide