Miilu Northern Lights

  • Lapland/Finland, Yllas

  • 4

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The modern Miilu Northen Lights Cabins are situated on the shoreline of the Ylläsjärvi lake, with amazing views of the snowy landscape surrounding the Miilu Resort. These cabins offer modern conveniences and Finnish style with large windows, cosy sleeping areas and a well equipped kitchenette. Take the fuss out of dinner time and opt into the optional half-board - seasonal ingredients are used to create tasty meals in the Miilu Bar & Grill. When you return from a day of snowy safaris or arctic adventures, you can enjoy a cocktail in front of the fire.

Your gateway to the northern lights  

Surrounded by the snowy forests, the Miilu Northen Lights Cabins are located on the shoreline of Lake Ylläsjärvi. Enjoy the peaceful Lappish landscape and admire the scenery from the comfort of your cabin, with large windows overlooking the lake and surrounding wooded area. Staying at this remote retreat you'll be in prime position to spot the northern lights. Lapland is one of the best places in the world to witness the auroa borealis and wintertime stays in these cabins provide the greatest opportunity to witness this natural phenomenon.

Snow and sauna

Wake up to the snowy scenery surrounding your cabin and enjoy the beautiful views from the comfort of your cabin. These brand-new semi-detached cabins are furnished in a modern Finnish style with wood paneling and large windows overlooking the lake. Their quiet, secluded location makes for an excellent choice for your next arctic adventure. Each cabin has everything you need for a stay in Finnish Lapland, including a fully equipped kitchenette and dining area, a lounge with a television, and comfortable sleeping areas. And, after a day of activities in the great outdoors, warm up in your own private sauna.

Exploring Ylläs and beyond

During your stay you'll have the option to add on activities like downhill skiing at the nearby Ylläsjärvi ski resort or snow shoeing. Try out exciting excursions such as a reindeer safari, snowmobiles through the arctic tundra, husky sledding or a visit to the Snow Village to see the beautiful sculptures carved from ice and snow. Or, just simply enjoy the tranquil silence and nature surrounding the Miilu Resort. 


  • 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. Just 10 minutes from Ylläsjärvi, we have introduced more beautiful log cabins to our collection. They're located in the rural, wooded Ylläsrinnie area - the perfect choice for those looking for a relaxed winter wonderland experience. 

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 buildings: 6
  • Official rating: 4


Cabin A is around 62m² sleeping two to six people. Downstairs there are two sleeping alcoves - one with a single bed and one with a double bed, up on the mezzanine level there are three single beds. The apartment has a well-equipped kitchen, lounge area and one bathroom with WC.

Cabin B is around 62m² sleeping two to five people, with a double room and a mezzanine level with three single beds. The apartment has a well-equipped kitchen, lounge area and one bathroom with WC.

One linen set with towels is included per person, per week. End of stay cleaning is included.

Cabin facilities

  • Lounge area with fireplace
  • TV
  • Terrace with lake views
  • Sauna
  • Clothes dryer
  • Kitchenette with oven, stove, microwave, toaster, fridge, tea and coffee making facilities.
  • Washing machine
  • Bathroom with shower
  • WC
  • Hairdryer
  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: No
  • Access ramp: No

These cabins are not recommended for those with reduced mobility due to the uneven ground, and mezzanine levels only being accessible by a steep staircase.

Longitude: 24.31619371594983
Latitude: 67.53039026840659

  • Remote location on the shoreline of the beautiful Ylläsjärvi Lake
  • Around one kilometre to the small centre of Ylläsjärvi where you can find the supermarket
  • 4.5 kilometres to the Ylläsjärvi ski resort
  • Shuttle service at set times included to Ylläsjärvi ski resort
  • Millu Bar & Grill Restaurant 
  • Bar & Lounge with fireplace
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking 
  • Shuttle service to the Ylläsjärvi ski resort (set times)
Family Facilities
  • Cots are available for a supplement

The Miilu Northern Light Cabins are on a bed and breakfast or optional half board basis.

Each morning you can enjoy a varied breakfast buffet taken at the Miilu Bar & Grill, this is around a 100 metre walk from the cabins.

Take the fuss out of choosing what's for dinner and opt into optional half board where you can enjoy a three-course meal made with seasonal ingredients. The restaurant has lovely views of the frozen lake, so you can admire the Lappish landscape while dining. 

Board basis options available

  • Half Board
  • Self Catering

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

The Miilu Northern Light Cabins can cater for special dietary requirements (vegetarian, vegan, dairy free and gluten free) on request. Please inform us of any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

Total price from
per person from £1239
01/12/2024 - 7 nights
6 adults
From London Gatwick
Bed & Breakfast
Miilu Resort Northern Lights Cabins
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