Scan Magazine, Issue 93, October 2016

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Scan Magazine  |  Attraction of the Month  |  Norway

In the outdoor Japanese Onsen warm spring, always at 38 degrees Celsius, you can lean back and gaze over the treetops. Photo: Colin Eick.

The Wellness Bar is located at the very heart of the Wellness Department. Photo: Colin Eick.

socialise depending on their state of mind. “Some of our members are becoming quite good friends. They share the love of spa and enjoy meeting new people in a calm, phone-free environment outside the hectic city,” says Ose.

Ready for a ‘daycation’? The Well was designed with so-called ‘daycations’ in mind. Its proximity to Oslo, combined with an affordable price level and its very own shuttle bus, makes it ideal for a quick escape from everyday city life, way less stressful and more sustainable than going abroad – plus you can still sleep in your own bed at the end of the day. Go alone, bring a friend or energise 128  |  Issue 93  |  October 2016

The Art Deco Department, with its thousands of tiny gold leaf-covered tiles, is a must see. Photo: Hans Olav Forsang.

your business. Who could honestly turn down meeting the boss at The Well?

THE WELL IN NUMBERS: - 17,000 tiled planes.

Recharging your batteries at a spa, however, can leave you mighty hungry and thirsty. In the Wellness Restaurant and Wellness Bar, there are healthy meals and refreshing drinks to fill your stomach and cool you down before the next step of your journey of wellbeing. When The Well puts on a special theme or twist, such as Taste of the Orient or Christmas at The Well, the menu changes accordingly. “This Christmas we’ll bring reindeer onto our menu, but you’ll always be able to enjoy our legendary pizza with a glass of bubbly by the pool,” says Ose.

- The main pool is 30 x 11 metres. - 250,000 litres of water is filtered every hour. - The Jacuzzis self-rinse 18 times every hour. - The Well sports 140 showers and 962 lockers. - 7,000 metres drilled holes for geothermal heating.

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