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Lapland Week; Magical Log Cabin Break

Ylläs, Lapland
Ylläs Log Cabins
7 Nights
Board Basis:
Self Catering


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Ylläs Log Cabins, Ylläs, Lapland

Highly recommended, idyllic, high-quality modern log cabins, dotted around the woods in a variety of scenic locations.

Staying in a cosy, warm, well-equipped modern log cabin is for many the iconic dream of what a perfect Lapland holiday should be.

A log cabin gives you the best opportunity of seeing the Northern Lights. Just step outside for the best viewing opportunities, and remember that the village turns off all street lights after 10pm thereby minimising any light pollution for optimal aurora sightings.

Ylläs Log Cabins
Ylläs Log Cabins
Ylläs Log Cabins

Ylläs Log Cabins

Cabins are located 2-10 minutes' walk (250-900m) to the nearest ski bus stop and from one of either the Äkäs Hotel or Kaltio Hotel. The large village supermarket is also 250-950m away (5-20 minutes' walk). There is also a choice of cafés, bars and restaurants for those who prefer to eat out. Excellent cross-country skiing starts from the door.

All cabins vary in appearance and location and may be round or flat log or adjoin another cabin.

Insiders guide

  • Good chance for seeing Northern Lights
  • Short transfer
  • Excellent selection of high quality traditional log cabins

Ylläs Log Cabins

Cabins vary in appearance and may be round or flat log or adjoin another cabin. None are fully detached.

Cabin facilities include:

  • 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
  • Linen, towels, firewood and final clean included

All log cabin sizes are approximate

1-room + mezz (A4) 25m²+10m² - sleeps 1-4.

  • Double sofa bed in openplan living room/kitchen
  • 2 mattress beds in mezzanine
  • Maximum 2 adults. Recommended for a maximum of 3 persons, or 2 adults and 1 child

2-room + mezzanine Cabin (B5) 45m² + 10m² – sleeps 2-5

  • 1 twin bedroom
  • 2 mattress beds in mezzanine
  • Single sofa bed in open-plan living room/kitchen

3-room + mezz (C6) 57m²+20m² - sleeps 3-6

  • 2 twin bedrooms
  • Large mezzanine with 2 beds

4-room + mezz (D8) 64m²+20m² - sleeps 3-8

  • 3 twin bedrooms
  • 2 beds in large mezzanine (2 toilets). Bookings of 6 or less persons may be allocated a 3 bedroom cabin without a mezzanine.

All cabins vary in appearance and location and may be round or flat log or adjoin another cabin. All log cabin sizes are approximate. None are fully detached.

Cabin exteriors can be made from either round or planed logs.


  • Self-catering cabins
  • Optional pre-bookable half board at the nearer of either Äkäs or Kaltio Hotels 500-900m away.


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, an excellent network of cross-country trails and superb choice of accommodation, including the 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 the cabins are located, and Ylläsjärvi where the Ylläs Saaga Spa Hotel enjoys a panoramic slopeside position.

Thermal Suits Special Offer

HALF PRICE OFFER on Thermal Clothing for guests staying at Yllas Log Cabins.

Guests staying here can pre-book a combined thermal suit and boot package for £30 per person (7 days). Valid 6.1.19 - 16.2.19

Pre-bookable Excursion & Activity Information

To book please contact our Travel Advisers.

Husky Safaris

2½ hour excursion (1½ hours at farm and on safari) *

25 minute drive to local husky farm. Hear about husky way of life around the fire in a Kota hut and get to drive your own team of huskies on a thrilling dog- sled ride. Sleds take 2 adults plus 1-2 children with a stop mid-Safari to give guests the opportunity to swap drivers. Choose from 2km, 10km or 22km experiences.

  • Prices from £49, Chd £25 (2km), £79, Chd £45 (10km)
  • Children under 4yrs are free but any transport must be paid for locally.
  • Children under 4yrs are only permitted on the 2km safari.
  • Half Day trip is 4 hour excursion (3 hrs at farm and on safari)

Reindeer Safari & Sámi Farm

Visit 3½ hour excursion (1½ hours at farm)

Enjoy a scenic one hour drive to a genuine and authentic Sámi reindeer farm. Feed the reindeer, learn lassoing, hear about reindeer life and take a sleigh ride at this very special farm owned by a lovely Sámi family. Visit the art gallery and small museum in a 200 year old building and choose something to take home from the souvenir shop. We highly recommend a visit to this working reindeer farm.

Reindeer farm visit & 20 minute safari - Prices from: Adult: £49 Child: £29

Snowmobile Safaris

2 hour excursion, 25km ride (starts from resort)

Choose locally between taking this safari as a family daytime trip or a faster evening adult-only trip "In Search of the Northern Lights". A selection of longer snowmobile safaris is available locally. Small children under 7yrs may be towed in a sled behind guide. Children must be of a height of over 140cm in order to ride as a passenger. Drive alone on your own snowmobile or share. Drivers must bring a full, photographic drivers' license.

  • Single 25km (1 adult alone) - Prices from: Adult: £99
  • Double 25km (2 sharing) - Prices from: Adult: £75 Child: £15

Northern Lights Horse Sleigh Ride

1½ hour excursion (20-30 minute one-horse open sleigh ride along snowy tracks)

A magical ride under a starry night sky in search of Northern Lights. Warm up with a hot drink and cookie after. -

Prices from: Adult: £49 Child: £29 (for guests staying at Akas Hotel, Akas Cabins, Akas Alp Apartments and Yllas Log Cabins)

Lainio SnowHotel and Village

Visit 2½ hr excursion (1½ hrs at Snow Village) Available from approx. 7 Dec onwards

A scenic evening coach trip through a snowy winter wonderland with a chance of seeing the Northern Lights en route. Take a guided tour of the famous Snow Village made entirely of snow with beautifully illuminated ice art and sculptures adorning its hotel suites, courtyards, ice bar, ice restaurant and ice chapel. For details of overnight stays from 14 Dec, see below.

Prices from: Adult: £39 Child: £25

Snowshoe Safari

2 hour excursion (daytime or evening)

A guided snowshoe safari into a snowy silent wilderness. Decide locally on arrival if you prefer a daytime trip or an evening safari searching for the Northern Lights including a break around a campfire with interesting Northern Lights stories and hot drink. A range of longer guided trips is available locally.

  • Prices from: Adult: £45 Child £25

Skiing in Ylläs

  • 53km of piste.
  • Longest Run: 3km
  • Night Skiing available

Beginner skiing in Yllas

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 £268pp (ski) and £292 (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.


2 floodlit snow parks with jumps, a super-pipe and boarder-cross course.

Cross-country skiing in Yllas

330km of trails (35km floodlit). Excellent for all ability levels with refreshment huts and unlimited trails in wonderful scenery.

Pre-bookable Learn to Cross Country weeks are available for complete beginners from only £170pp and include:

  • 7 days 'Blue' ski/board & boot hire
  • 5 days tuition (1½ hrs per day

Lift Passes & Equipment Hire

Lift Pass from £163 6 Day Ski Hire from £59 (Blue skis), £96 (Red skis) 6 Day Boot Hire from £52 6 Day Ski & Boot Hire from £101 (Blue skis), £126 (Red skis) 6 Day Snowboard Hire from £96 6 Day Snowboard & Boot Hire £126 6 Day Cross Country Ski & Boot Hire from £104

Ski bus info: Cost approximately €3.50 Adult/ €2.50 Child per trip or €21 Adult / €10.50 Child per week (under 4yrs Free).

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* 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. Booking fee’s apply on all bookings and will be confirmed at the time of booking. Minimum booking fee £6 per person.


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