This is a breathtaking place, above the Arctic circle, so you'll find yourself in a wonderland of snow. If you are lucky you will see the Northern Lights, which are awe inspiring for every age. From romantic sleigh rides and winter walks to thrilling husky-sled or snowmobile safaris, cross-country skiing, and overnight stays in igloos, the mountains offer much more than just skiing! Lapland is just perfect for these holidays.
Idyllic, high-quality modern log cabins, romantically dotted around the woods, with excellent cross-country skiing from the door. This resort combines all the ingredients necessary for a perfect Lapland experience.
You can also enjoy an overnight stay at the Lainio SnowHotel, surrounded by beautifully illuminated ice art, a night to truly remember from only £135pp.
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Location 2-4 minutes' walk (200-400m) to the ski bus stop and 5-10 minutes' (500-800m) from Äkäs or Kaltio Hotel.
Cabin sleeps 2-5 people and have one twin bedroom, 2 mattress beds in mezzanine and single sofa bed in open-plan living room/kitchen
- All cabins have shower, wc, sauna, fireplace (wood included), TV, VCR or DVD, oven, dishwasher, fridge, toaster, microwave, vacuum cleaner, iron, coffee maker, drying closet and washing machine.
- Included linen, towels and final clean
- Optional pre-bookable half board at Äkäs or Kaltio Hotels 250-800m away.
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, an excellent network of cross-country trails and superb choice of accommodation, including our best selection of idyllic high-quality log cabins. 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 where Äkäs Hotel and all our cabins are located, and Ylläsjärvi where the luxury Ylläs Saaga hotel enjoys a panoramic slopeside position.
Activities in Yllas
- Cross country tracks
- Dog sledging
- Sleigh rides
- Snow shoeing
Things to do
- Snowmobile, husky and reindeer safaris
- In Search of the Northern Lights excursions
- Icelandic horse-riding
- Snowshoe walks
- Visit to meet Santa (all season)
** FREE HIRE of thermal suits and boots between 5 Jan - 20 Apr
Beginners An ideal resort in which to learn to ski or board. Uncrowded perfectly groomed slopes, small classes and friendly English speaking instructors.
Intermediates Great area for early intermediates with wide flattering runs and no lift queues.
Advanced Limited challenges but some good off-piste snow conditions.
Snowboarding 2 floodlit snow parks with jumps, a super-pipe and board-cross course.
Cross country Excellent for all ability levels with refreshment huts and unlimited trails in wonderful scenery.
Overnight excursion to the Lainio SnowHotel from only £135ppAn 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, ice restaurant and Ice Chapel. Guests are provided with high quality arctic thermal sleeping bags, show and toilet facilities, room wake-up call with hot berry juice and buffet breakfast in a warm log restaurant anda diploma of overnight stay.
Other pre-bookable excursions include Husky Safaris, Snowmobile Safaris and Reindeer Safaris.