Lapland (Yllas); Deluxe Winter Wonderland Week w/Meals
- Yllas Saaga Spa Hotel
- 7 Nights
- Board Basis:
- Half Board
- Return Flights
- ATOL Protection
- Resort Transfers
- 20kg Luggage Allowance
- Half Board
- 7 Jan 2018 (£599 Gatwick)
- 21 Jan 2018 (£599 Bristol & Manchester, £629 Gatwick)
- 28 Jan 2018 (£729 Gatwick, £749 Manchester)
Yllas Saaga Spa Hotel, Yllas
A modern ski-in/ski-out luxury resort hotel with excellent spa facilities and a choice of superior hotel rooms and high-quality self-catering apartments.
The Ylläs Saaga Spa Hotel offers superb views over the surrounding Lappish countryside.
The property is located next to the ski lifts, ski school and ski hire shop on the Ylläjärvi side of the fell.
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Beautifully furnished Hotel Rooms (sleep 1-4) have shower, WC, hairdryer, TV (pay-movies), drying closet, free internet access
- Most of the tour operators' rooms have a balcony or terrace
- 2 twin beds plus double sofa sleeper
- No single supplement on all dates
- Hot and cold buffet breakfast
- 3 course dinner with choice of main course (buffet style or served)
- Guests on half board receive a €10 credit towards the à la carte menu
- Any special dietary requirements should be advised at time of booking
- Located next to the ski lifts, ski school and ski hire shop on the Ylläsjärvi side of the fell
- Large indoor pool, children's pool and play area
- Saunas, hot tubs, steam and fitness rooms, spa treatments (pay locally)
- Fireplace bar
An unspoiled winter wonderland with magnificent national park scenery
Ylläs combines all the ingredients necessary for a perfect Lapland experience. Guests return year after year to enjoy its stunning unspoiled natural scenery, Finland’s longest ski slopes and excellent network of cross-country trails. It offers a wide choice of activities and safaris, including exhilarating reindeer, husky and snowmobile safaris.
The skies here are especially clear, ideal for witnessing the magical Northern Lights. The resort comprises two Lappish villages set 15 minutes apart connected by a resort shuttle bus: Äkäslompolo and Ylläsjärvi where the Ylläs Saaga Spa Hotel enjoys a panoramic slopeside position.
- Northern Lights Horse Sleigh - £73
- Horse-riding Safari - £87
- Laino Snow Hotel Visit - £26
- Snowshoe Safari - £36
Skiing in Ylläs
- Yllas 6 Day Lift Pass: £157 per Adult
Beginner skiing in Ylläs
An ideal resort in which to learn to ski or board. Uncrowded perfectly groomed slopes, small classes and friendly English speaking instructors.
Pre-bookable Learn to Ski and Learn to Snowboard weeks are available for complete beginners from only £265pp (ski) and £290 (snowboard) and include:
- 7 days lift pass
- 7 days 'Blue' ski/board & boot hire
- 5 days tuition (1½ hrs per day)
Intermediate skiing in Ylläs
Great area for early intermediates with wide flattering runs and no lift queues.
Advanced skiing in Ylläs
Limited challenges but some good off-piste snow conditions.
Snowboarding in Ylläs 2 floodlit snow parks with jumps, a super-pipe and boarder-cross course.
Cross-country skiing in Ylläs
Excellent for all ability levels with refreshment huts and unlimited trails in wonderful scenery.
Ylläs is a cross-country skier’s paradise. It has 330kms of trails prepared for both classic and skating styles. 38kms of these are floodlit. Many of the tracks take you into the spectacular scenery of Pallas-Ylläs National Park where Lapland’s pristine nature is carefully preserved. The trails range in elevation between 190 and 540 metres, including so-called “warm tracks” where it might be as much as 15 degrees warmer than down in the village due to the temperature inversion. There is a wonderful variety of tracks for all skier levels which easily allow for routes to be lengthened or shortened according to how you feel during the day.
The area consists of seven fells, with Ylläs fell being one of the highest in Lapland at 718m, making it possible to ski a different route each day. In addition to countless circular routes, one-way trips can be made using taxis or the ski bus which runs regularly between the two villages of Äkäslompolo and Ylläsjärvi. Guided trips can be arranged through ‘Seven Fells Up’, while Äkäslompolo SportShop in the village centre is an excellent local resource for nordic skiers. There is a network of 14 ski track cafés (some only open from mid-February), plus 25 campfire shelters where you can fry your own sausages like a true Finn.
Lainio Snowhotel Overnight Stay
An overnight stay at the SnowHotel, surrounded by beautifully illuminated ice art, is truly a night to remember. A guided tour of the Snow Village is included.
The Snow Village walls are made entirely of snow and beautiful ice sculptures adorn its rooms, courtyards, ice bar, restaurant and Ice Chapel. Guests are provided with high quality arctic thermal sleeping bags, shower and toilet facilities, room wake-up call with hot berry juice and buffet breakfast in a warm log restaurant and a diploma of overnight stay.
Winter 2017/18 per person approximate prices with shared taxi transfer from:
Standard rooms sleep 1-3. Available from 15 Dec
2 sharing: £151 / 3rd bed: £99 / Single Room: £207
Ice Suites: 2 Occ £179 / 3 Occ £159 / 4 Occ £119
Tepee Cabins: 2 Occ £193 / 3 Occ £135 / 4 Occ £105
Prices are per person adult or child. Prices shown are mid-season prices. High season prices are approx. 5% higher. MS (2 Jan - 7 Apr), HS (15 Dec - 1 Jan). It is not recommended for children under 4yrs to stay overnight in the SnowHotel.
Lainio SnowVillage is located 18km from Ylläs Saaga Hotel.
The overnight stay can be pre-booked but the exact day of the week will only be confirmed within 3 working days of booking as all reservations are subject to availability. A weekly afternoon visit to Lainio SnowVillage without an overnight stay is also pre-bookable.
* Additional Charges
If the number of people staying in this room is less than the maximum occupancy, there may be a slight charge for under-occupancy. Bookings made by credit card incure a fee of 1%, American Express 2.5%, no charge for UK debit cards. All other holiday companies charge these supplements; it's just that we are up front about them and inform you of them before you call.
Terms and Conditions
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