Spa Business issue 2 2021

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The Yasuragi concept is classically Japanese, but totally fitting for Sweden

EnviroProcess, a partner of Klafs, worked on the renovation of the 2,200sq m bathing area

The offer

Additional activities like a tea ceremony cost US$25

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PHOTO: ©YASURAGI

Yasuragi was originally built as a conference centre for the Trade Union Confederation in the 1970s. The confederation commissioned Yoji Kasajima to design it after admiring his work at the Japanese embassy in Stockholm. Perched on a majestic cliff top overlooking a sea channel and clad in dark timber, the building pays homage to Japanese style and is now a fitting home to a 191-room hotel and spa which falls under the Nordic Hotels & Resorts banner – a collection of 40 independent hotels and restaurants across Sweden, Norway, Denmark and