Äkäs Alp Apartments

  • Lapland/Finland, Yllas

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The highly recommended Äkäs Alp Apartments are situated in the traditional unspoilt Lappish community of Äkäslompolo in a scenic and peaceful wooded location in the Ylläs area. 

Relaxation at its finest

The comfortable apartments are in the most convenient location for reaching the centre of Äkäslompolo village and you'll be able to make the most of the facilities at the nearby Äkäs Hotel. Have a dip in the indoor pool, or unwind and rejuvenate in your own private sauna- excellent for warming up after a day of exploration.

Self-catered apartments with half board upgrade option

Our self-catered apartments are designed to be your cosy home away from home. They all have a kitchenette and cooking facilities (hob and microwave) so you'll have the choice to eat in or try out some of the local spots - restaurants, bars, and a well-stocked supermarket are just a walk away. And if you'd prefer tasty meals without any fuss, our optional half board upgrade to the nearby Äkäs Hotel (approx. 100 metres), means you can focus all of your attention on days spent exploring Lapland.

Your gateway to Lapland adventures

You'll be within walking distance of the meet point for many of our pre-bookable excursions and activities and the ski bus stop just outside the Äkäs Hotel. So you can spend your days gliding down the slopes, snowmobiling through the arctic landscape or on a husky or reindeer safari.

With a convenient 5-10 minute walk (500 meters), you'll find yourself in the village centre. Immerse yourself in the local culture and explore the hidden treasures of Äkäslompolo.

Check out ouressential guide onwhat to expect whenstaying in an apartment in Lapland.


  • Located in the Arctic Circle 
  • Pre-bookable activities and excursions 
  • Cosy log cabins 
  • Search for the Northern Lights in the clear night skies

Ylläs combines all the ingredients necessary for a perfect Lapland experience. It's named after the fell Yllästunturi and we offer cosy comfortable accommodation for your winter break in three main areas; Äkäslompolo - to the north of the fell, Ylläsjärvi and Ylläsrinnie on the south side of the fell.

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Arctic skiing and activity holidays in Ylläs

Guests return here year after year to enjoy the stunning unspoiled natural scenery, Finland’s longest ski slopes, an excellent network of cross-country trails and winter excursions. There's no better place to try out the exciting experiences on offer in the Arctic Circle. We've got a great choice of activities on offer in Ylläs, including reindeer, husky and snowmobile safaris. The skies here are especially clear, ideal for witnessing the magical Northern Lights.

Where to stay in Ylläs

With a great selection of accommodation, including an excellent selection of cosy, traditional log cabins - you'll be spoilt for choice here. The resort comprises two Lappish villages set about 15 minutes apart connected by a resort shuttle bus. Äkäslompolo is the main village where we have a choice of hotels, apartments and log cabins, including the lovely Äkäs Apartments. Skiers and boarders looking for the best slope side position will love Ylläsjärvi where you'll find the Ylläs Saaga Spa Hotel and apartments in a panoramic slope side position. On the shores of Ylläsjärvi, we have introduced the brand new Miilu Northern Lights Cabins to our collection - the perfect choice for Aurora hunters. Check out our know before you go guide to staying in cabins and apartments in Lapland.

What's included in an Inghams holiday to Ylläs

On an Ingham's Lapland holiday you'll have your flights, transfers and accommodation included. All you'll need to do is decide which activities you want to add on. Skiiers and boarders can add on lift passes, equipment and lessons with us too. Our Ingham's Representatives based in Ylläs 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. 

Santa Breaks in Ylläs

  • 3 or 4 night Santa Breaks to visit Santa in Lapland are also available in our resorts of Levi and Ylläs in December. Please click on the link Ylläs Santa Breaks
  • Did you know that if you book a 7 night holiday to Lapland in December you can also visit Santa in his Hideaway? Simply pick up and purchase the 'Santa's Hideaway' excursion at the time of booking and the whole family can enjoy a private meeting with Santa, a gift for children, fun and games including creating Christmas decorations with the Elves and baking gingerbread!
  • Every 7 night holiday to Lapland departing before Christmas includes a festive feast! For even more festive fun, why not indulge 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 53 km
Runs 29 24 4
Longest run 3 Km

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

Lifts Drag lifts 28, Chairlifts 1, Cablecars 0
Slope direction N,S,W
Ski/resort bus True
  • No. of rooms: 48
  • No. of buildings: 4
  • No. of floors: 3


One bedroom alcove apartments are about 38m² and can sleep two to four people. The apartments have a separate sleeping alcove with twin beds and a double sofa bed in the lounge. 

One bedroom apartments are about 42m² can sleep two to people. The apartments have one twin bedroom and a double sofa bed in the lounge. 

Two bedroom apartments are about 56m² and can sleep two to six people. The apartments have two twin bedrooms and a double sofa bed in lounge.

Apartment facilities

  • All apartments have an open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area. 
  • Kitchenette with microwave (no oven), 2 ring hob, fridge, coffee-maker, toaster, dishwasher, table and chairs
  • Wood-burning stove (firewood included)
  • Shower
  • Sauna
  • Separate WC
  • Iron
  • Hairdryer
  • TV
  • Drying closet
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • One linen and towel set included, per person per week
  • Beds to be made up on arrival
  • Final clean included (bins to be emptied before check out)



This accommodation is not suitable for wheelchair users.

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

Longitude: 24.172884
Latitude: 67.604237


  • 500 metres to the centre of Äkäslompolo
  • 800 metres to the supermarket 
  • Local ski bus stops outside of the hotel (payable locally)

Facilities are located in the Äkäs Hotel (100m away)

  • Indoor swimming pool included
  • All apartments have a private sauna
  • Fitness room
  • Spa treatments (pay locally)
  • Washing machine (pay locally)
  • Free Wi-Fi

Self-catering apartments in the centre of Äkäslompolo within walking distance of the local supermarket. All apartments are equipped with a small kitchenette, giving you the option to dine in or check out the local restaurants in the village.

Optional supplement for half board includes a breakfast buffet and an evening dinner buffet with three courses; the menu features Lappish specialties and locally sourced products. Meals are taken at the Äkäs Hotel which is around 100 metres away from the apartments.

There is an optional credit (approx. €10 adult & €5 child) towards the à la carte menu instead of buffet dinner. Please inform the hotel reception by 6pm the night before.

New Year's Eve gala dinner, live music and dance included for guests pre-booking half board. 

  • No of restaurants: 1

Board basis options available

  • Half Board
  • Self Catering

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Diabetics - Insulin can be stored

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per person from £649
Includes £60pp discount
19/01/2025 - 7 nights
6 adults
From London Gatwick
Self Catering
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