Kuukkeli Log cabins

  • Lapland/Finland, Saariselka

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Make the most of your Lapland holiday and stay in one of our attractive Kuukkeli Cabins in the centre of Saariselkä. Each cabin can comfortably accommodate you and your family and will make you feel right at home. There'll be many opportunities to relax, socialise and explore the winter wonderland located right on your doorstep. 

Ideal location 

Everything you might need for your ideal winter holiday is only a short walk away. These cabins are in the centre of Saariselkä so you'll have easy access to a range of bars and restaurants, excursions and scenic routes - perfect for hiking or tobogganing. The closest ski bus stop is located within a 5 minute walk of all three cabins so accessing the ski slopes won't be a problem. 

Traditional Lappish design 

We're sure our log cabin apartments will fill you with that magical Lapland feeling. Each cabin has a traditional round pine log design that's complimented by a modern interiors. The warm colours used throughout the cabin help to create the perfect cosy home for a winter trip - use of the fireplace and sauna will definitely become part of your daily holiday routine. 

Wellness facilities 

A Lapland cabin holiday needs a sauna and each of these cabins provide access to one. You can either have your own private sauna with our Hirvas suite cabin, or if you're not too fussy, our superior suite cabin offers a private, dedicated time slot in larger communal sauna. If you really feel like treating yourselves, our premium cabin even has a 5 person hot tub on the terrace so you can keep an eye out for the Northern lights all whilst in the warmth of the bubbles. 


  • Located in the Arctic Circle
  • Europe's most northern ski resort 
  • 18.5 kilometres of slopes available for skiing and snowboarding 
  • Unbeatable snow coverage all season

Located in the wild mystical north of Lapland, Saariselkä is an exceptionally friendly, uncommercialised resort with a unique frontier atmosphere. With magnificent Arctic wilderness scenery just on the doorstep, it makes an ideal resort for an all-round winter wonderland adventure. The skies are often a deep hue of pink and purple, the pine trees heavily laden with snow, and being so far north there is a good possibility of seeing the Northern Lights too. In Saariselkä, you're deep in Sámi country, where many people from the indigenous community of Lapland live and work today.

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Arctic skiing and activity holidays in Saariselkä

Saariselkä is Europe's most northern ski resort and is renowned for its excellent cross-country ski trails in the adjoining National Park. In Saariselkä there are over 200 kilometres of cross country ski tracks, 34 of which are illuminated - so you can make the most of these tracks despite the polar nights. The general ski area is spread across the Iisakkipää and Kaunispää fells and is best suited for beginners and intermediates. The ski schools here speak English and all of the slopes lead back to the same area in the valley where you'll be able to warm up in the café or by a campfire.

Apart from skiing, Saariselkä offers a range of winter excursions that'll make you Lapland holiday complete. There'll be plenty of opportunities for reindeer and husky sleigh safaris as well as snowmobiling, snow shoeing and many more exciting activities! On holidays during November and December you'll even have the chance to meet Santa

Northern lights adventures

Staying in Saariselkä, you can experience one of our unique Northern lights adventures. Book a '7 Night Adventure' at the Muotka Wilderness Lodge where you'll receive a set itinerary filled with fun winter excursions like husky sledding, snowshoeing and cross country skiing. Alternatively if you can't decide where you want to stay, combine the northern lights adventure with a visit to Saariselkä resort centre with our 'Muotka 2-Centre Adventure' for the best of both worlds. We also offer single night excursions if you would prefer - for a really memorable experience sleep under the magical night sky in a cosy Aurora Cabin.

Where to stay in Saariselkä

We offer a range of hotels and apartments in Saariselkä, all located in the centre of resort so you'll have easy access to everything you'll need during your stay. The Holiday Club Hotel couldn't be better located for enjoying the amazing arctic activities in Lapland. 

Feel like adding a touch of luxury to your trip? We'd recommend staying in the Star Arctic Hotel or the Top Star Glass Cubes. Both of these stylish accommodations are located on top of the fell so are the perfect choice if you're hoping to catch a glimpse of the Northern lights. 

What's included in an Inghams holiday to Saariselkä

On an Ingham's Lapland holiday you'll have your flights, transfers and accommodation, plus thermal suits and boots included. All you'll need to do is decide which activities you want to add on. Skiers and boarders can add on lift passes, equipment and lessons with us too. Our Ingham's Representatives based in Saariselkä are also on hand to help you make the most of your Lapland holiday - if you need any advice, tips or assistance while you're away, they will be there to help. 

Did you know that if you book a 7 night holiday to Lapland in December you can also visit Santa in his home?

Simply pick up and purchase the Visit Santa's Home excursion at the time of booking and the whole family can enjoy a group meeting with Santa, a gift for children, feed and pet Santa's reindeer and see how Elf Smith sends presents around the world! Warm up inside with hot drinks and ginger biscuits.

Every 7 night holiday to Lapland departing before Christmas includes a magical festive feast! For even more festive fun, why not indulge yourself in a reindeer sleigh ride or dash through enchanting snow-laden forests on a snowmobile or husky safari!

Skiing levels
Cross country

Mountain facts
Ski area 12 km
Runs 6 5 1
Longest run 1 Km

1 snowpark.

Lifts Drag lifts 4, Chairlifts 1, Cablecars 0
Slope direction N,E,W
Ski/resort bus True


Kuukkeli superior suite is about 52m² and sleep 2-4 people. This cabin has one bedroom with twin beds and sliding door that leads to the open plan kitchen and living room area. The lounge also has a sofa bed which can sleep an additional two people. The bathroom has a shower and two person whirl-pool. The cabin also has it's own dedicated hour-long slot in the communal house sauna (timings advised on arrival). This cabin apartment has a shared entrance.

Kuukkeli hirvas suite is about 80m² and can sleep 4-6 people. The log cabin apartment has two twin bedrooms. There is a fully equipped kitchen open plan dining and living room area that has a sofa bed which can sleep an additional two people. Facilities include a toilet, separate shower room, a private sauna and a terrace with outdoor whirlpool. This cabin apartment has a shared entrance. 

Kuukkeli premium suite is about 133m² and can sleep 4-6 people. This cabin has one bedroom and and alcove (separated from the living area by a curtain), both with double beds - the larger bedroom has a private en-suite bathroom with a shower. There is an open plan kitchen and living room area that has a sofa bed (140x210cm) which can sleep an additional two people. There is a central sauna with a dressing room area, showers and a toilet. There is a third toilet beside the lobby. The sauna area leads to an outdoor terrace with a 5 person whirlpool. 

Cabin facilities:

  • Kitchen equipped with oven, microwave, coffee maker, kettle, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, toaster and crockery 
  • Fireplace 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Drying cabinet 
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
  • One linen and towel set included, per person per week
  • Cots are available upon request (paid locally)


  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: No
  • Access ramp: No

Longitude: 27.4552547
Latitude: 68.3715702

These cabins are in an ideal central location in the resort of Saariselkä.

Each cabin is located a 180-300 metres walk to the Holiday Club Hotel where half board meals will be served. The closest ski bus stop to the cabins is also located outside the front of this hotel.

The cabins are located 1.6 kilometres from the ski lifts and ski area.


The Kuukkeli Log Cabins Cabins offer all the needed facilities for the perfect Lapland cabin holiday experience, including:

  • Log fireplace 
  • Towels and linen
  • Drying cabinet 
  • TV in the lounge area
  • Wi-Fi throughout the cabins

Kuukkeli Log Cabins are self catering and provide you with a fully equipped kitchen. There are also a range of bars and restaurants within a short walk of the cabins, located in Saariselkä resort centre.

Upgrade to a half board and enjoy breakfast and dinner at the Holiday Club Hotel:

Breakfast is a buffet style with hot and cold options.

Dinner is a three-course buffet served from 5pm-8pm.

Festive buffet dinners are included on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve.

Board basis options available

  • Half Board
  • Self Catering

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Diabetics - Insulin can be stored
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegetarians
This accommodation is not available to be booked online, please call our Reservations Team on 01483 791111 to book or for further information
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