Shaped by the landscape of the past and inspired by the possibilities of the future, Farris Bad is a modern-day beachfront wonder with dazzling views of the North Sea. Home to the largest spa in Scandinavia, the hotel is built on a natural mineral spring that sources nutrient-rich water from its cave, creating a heavenly place to rejuvenate your body and mind. Sip a cocktail on the beach terrace, work out in the gym, and savor fresh locally-sourced land and sea cuisine at the restaurant and bar. Connecting land to water, Farris Bad will leave you feeling very, very good.
- TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award Winner in 2018
- Choose from 176 contemporary, individually decorated guestrooms and suites, many with water views, terraces, and floor-to-ceiling windows
- Have a fruit or vegetable energy shot at the free daily buffet breakfast
- Share a bottle of chilled white wine with friends at Water Lounge & Bar
- Book a meeting in the sunny meeting space, or a summer party on the beach terrace
- Feel the soothing spring water bubbles in the Jacuzzi, and relax in the fjord sauna
- Swim in the pool, experience the shower cave, and relax on beautiful Larvik Beach
Stay at Farris Bad, overlooking the beautiful Larvik Beach, for gorgeous sea views, fresh Nordic air, and space to unwind. The spa is truly special, a lavish sanctuary with a swimming pool, Finnish sauna, whirlpool baths, tepidarium, mineral spa, cold plunge bath, and a shower cave. The crystal-clear, mineral-rich waters are piped in from Larvik’s fresh natural springs 55 meters below the earth.
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Equally suited for a vacation or business trip, the 176 individually decorated guestrooms and suites come with Nespresso coffee machines and modern bathrooms, as well as sweeping sea views in select quarters. Floor-to-ceiling windows bathe the rooms in sunlight, illuminating the elegant furnishings that are made of natural local resources such as beech wood and larvikite. The spacious junior suites have an added mini-bar, and there are three exclusive suites on higher floors offering the finest fjord views.
Services at Farris Bad help you unwind during your stay, with in-room dining and a spa shop providing welcome convenience. There is also indoor parking — including charging point for electric cars — and pet-friendly guestrooms.
The cuisine at Farris Bad is served with a passion for healthy eating and locally sourced ingredients. Have breakfast on the beach terrace with sparkling water views, then choose from the à la carte restaurant, or the relaxed lounge bar for lunch and dinner.
Restaurant – Fresh local seafood sourced from nearby Svenner, vegetables from Vestfold, and unparalleled sea views make this an irresistible choice for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Try the signature fish soup, followed by a homemade dessert.
Water Lounge & Bar – Mingle with friends and fellow guests, play games, or drink coffee and catch up on your newspaper at this welcoming lounge bar, serving a selection of appetizers alongside hot and cold drinks.
Strandterassen Beach Terrace – Feel the sun on your face and sink into a soft-cushioned lounger at this laid-back beach bar, which has a hot and cold buffet breakfast as well a light lunch menu.
Since Farris Bad is home to Scandinavia’s largest spa – and the only one built by an authentic mineral spring — the treatments and facilities are key activities here. Relax and rejuvenate in the spring water cave, tepidarium, mineral spa, and shower cave. Get a massage or facial. Try the cold plunge bath, Finnish sauna, hot tub, and indoor/outdoor Jacuzzis. You can also work out in the swimming pool, gym, and yoga room — and share a couple’s Turkish hammam.
The area surrounding the hotel has many attractions. Walk to shops, restaurants, hiking trails, and museums like Karvik Museum and Bolgen Culture House. Hike through the beech trees at Bøkeskogen for views of Lake Farris, or take a walk into Larvik town center to seek out the poetry and literary quotes that make up the Larvik Poetry Park. Gain insight into Norway’s fascinating history at the Larvik Museum, golf at Larvik Golf Club, charter a boat, go fishing for wild salmon, and spend a pleasant afternoon at the Viking house and model town at Kaupang.
Farris Bad offers an idyllic location in Larvik, Norway, overlooking the glistening North Sea, and is just a 10-minute walk from Larvik town center. Larvik Golf Club is a short drive away, and the Viking town of Kaupang is approximately 15 minutes by car. Norway’s largest beech tree forest, Bøkeskogen, is a 20-minute walk from the hotel, and Stavern’s historical naval site is a 10-minute drive.
Torp Sandefjord Airport is 15 mi / 23 km away.
Oslo Airport, Gardermoen is 114 mi / 183 km away.
Parking is available at the hotel for a fee, and there are taxi services nearby. It also has charging points for electric cars.
Larvik Station is a walkable distance, with direct trains to Oslo.
Larvik ferry terminal is a short drive away.