Ylläs Log Cabins

  • Lapland/Finland, Yllas

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Our Ylläs Log Cabins are the perfect choice for the classic winter wonderland holiday to Ylläs. They're idyllic, high-quality and always highly recommended. The log cabins are located within 500 to 950 metres of the Äkäs Hotel and the nearest ski bus stop for access to the downhill slopes, plus excellent cross-country skiing starts from the door. The large village supermarket is also up to 1km away (five to 30 minutes walk) from the cabins. There is also a choice of cafés, bars and restaurants in the village centre for those who prefer to eat out.

Cosy log cabins 

Wake up to blankets of snow surrounding your very own log cabin. It's one of the most authentic ways to experience Finnish Lapland. Each cabin is unique, some are built from round pine logs, and others are more modern and are made using flat-planed logs. They all adjoin another cabin and can be terraced, end of terrace or semi-detached. All of the cabins are equipped with all the modern amenities you'd need for a comfortable stay. Up here in the Arctic Circle, they've mastered heating and insulating the cabins - plus each one has its own private sauna and fireplace, great for warming up after a day of exploring YlläsMany of the cabins also offer stunning views of the surrounding wilderness. Each cabin varies in location around the village of Äkäslompolo - some are close to the centre of resort, while others are set in the more remote areas of Ylläs.  They also vary in size and capacity, making them suitable for couples, families, and larger groups. 

Eat in or dine out

Our cabins are available for self-catering or with an upgrade to half board. All of them are individually furnished with a kitchen and a dining table, making them ideal for families seeking self-catering accommodations. In addition to cafes, shops, and restaurants, there is a well-stocked supermarket in the village centre. You will also have the option to upgrade to half board, which includes buffet-style breakfasts and dinners served in the Akas Hotel's restaurant.

Arctic activities

Lapland is one of the best places in the world to witness the Northern Lights and staying in the Ylläs Log Cabins during the winter months provides an excellent chance to witness this natural phenomenon. The cabins are also a great base to enjoy our optional extra activities such as snowmobiling, reindeer and husky rides, snowshoeing or visiting Santa at the Elves Hideaway. Plus after a day of exploring, you can unwind in front of the fireplace or warm up in your private sauna.

Check out our essential guide on what to expect when staying in a cabin 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


All our cabins are either semi-detached or in a terraced row of 3 or 4 cabins. Cabin exteriors can be made from either round or planed logs.

One bedroom cabins are around 45m² with a 10m² mezzanine. They can sleep 2 - 4 people, with one twin bedroom downstairs and two mattress beds on the mezzanine. These cabins have an open-plan living room/kitchenette. Cabins that sleep up to five people, with a third bed on the mezzanine are also available. 

Two bedroom cabins are about 57m² and can sleep 3 - 6 people. The cabins have two twin bedrooms. Groups of 5-6 people will be allocated a cabin with a mezzanine (about 20m²) with two extra beds. Groups of 1-4 people may be allocated a cabin without a mezzanine.

Cabin facilities

  • Equipped kitchen (facilities include an oven, fridge, microwave, toaster, coffee-maker, dishwasher)
  • TV 
  • Sauna
  • Fireplace (small supply of wood included)
  • Drying closet
  • Washing machine
  • One shower
  • One WC
  • One linen and towel set included, per person per week
  • Beds to be made up on arrival
  • Cots are available upon request (if not there's a local fee)

Cabin requests

If you would like to request a specific cabin name it is possible to do so at the time of booking through the Inghams Reservations Team.

These are some of the cabins typically allocated to Inghams guests:

One bedroom cabins (4 people) Ylläsröhkö, Musko, Peltola, Veerantupa, Veramukka, Lumipolku, Sapara

One bedroom cabins (5 people): Teerentie, Sapara, Veramukka

Two bedroom cabins: Hillankukka, Lumipolku, Sapara, Reporanka, Ylläsniesta, Teerentie

If you are a returning customer, exact cabin numbers may also be requested.

Your request will be shared with our cabin partner and nearer to your departure date we will contact you to advise if your request has been granted. It is not possible to guarantee a specific cabin name or provide availability overviews and this may mean we are contacting you to advise your request cannot be met. 

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

The  Ylläs Log Cabins are not suitable for wheelchair users.

The cabins are situated in various locations within 500 to 950m of Äkäslompolo (five to 30 minutes' walk) from the Äkäs Hotel and the nearest ski bus stop.

  • Guests may pay to use the pool and sauna at Äkäs Hotel (payable locally)
  • Wi-Fi available at the Destination Lapland office, or at the Äkäs Hotel
  • Linen, towels and final clean included
  • Limited supply of fire wood included
  • Drying cabinet
  • Private sauna

The Yllas Log Cabins are self-catering cabins, each cabin has an equipped kitchen and dining room table. The nearby supermarket is well stocked, and is open until 9pm (times to be confirmed locally).

If you would rather have your meals included, there is an optional pre-bookable half board supplement for buffet breakfast and 3 course buffet dinner, taken at the Äkäs Hotel which is approximately 500-900m away.

Festive Feast included for all guests during December, for a Christmas celebration, games and a certificate for every child!

Board basis options available

  • Half Board
  • Self Catering

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per person from £679
Includes £50pp discount
05/01/2025 - 7 nights
5 adults
From London Gatwick
Self Catering
Yllas Log Cabins
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