Ylläs Saaga Apartments

  • Lapland/Finland, Yllas

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Ylläs Saaga Apartments have a convenience slope side location, making these apartments virtually ski in, ski out. Plus there are wonderful views as far as the eye can see. admire the fell or the snow covered horizon. The apartments are on the Ylläsjarvi side of the fell, a short bus ride from the Akaslompolo centre, plus the ski lifts, ski school meeting place and ski hire shop are just next door.

Slope side apartments

Located on the Ylläsjarvi side of the fell, the Saaga Apartments are ideal for keen skiers and boarders, as the slopes and ski lifts are a snowballs throw away - making it incredibly easy to get on and off the piste each day. An added benefit being the ski school meeting point and ski hire shop are conveniently located next door. Lapland offers a unique skiing experience as the slopes are floodlit, allowing you to ski on the gentle slopes from sunrise to sunset - even when there are limited daylight hours. 

Modern and spacious

The apartments are modern and spacious, furnished in a contemporary Nordic style, with all the features needed for a week in Lapland including a TV, kitchen, drying cabinet and a sauna. The Saaga apartments are set out across different blocks, with one block being connected to the hotel and another block being around 300 metres from the hotel.

The apartments form part of the resort with the Ylläs Saaga Hotel. Pre-book the optional 'Spa Package' where you can enjoy the excellent spa facilities, including an indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room and hot tub for the duration of your stay (pre-book or pay locally). 

Eat in or dine out

The apartments are on a self-catering basis, with a equipped kitchen it is easy to cook tasty meals from the comfort of your apartment. In addition to cafes, shops, and restaurants, there is a well-stocked supermarket in the village centre. There is also the option to upgrade to half board in the Ylläs Saaga Hotel (approx. 150 metre walk), you can enjoy a breakfast buffet with hot and cold options, and a three course dinner each day.


  • 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 idyllic, high-quality 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, an afternoon of 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: 120
  • No. of floors: 4


One Bedroom Apartments are around 43m², sleeping one to four people. The apartments have one twin bedroom and a double sofa bed in the open plan living room and kitchen.

Two Bedroom Apartment are around 62m², sleeping two to six people. The apartments have two twin bedrooms and a double sofa bed in the open plan living room and kitchen.

There is a mid-week clean with towel and linen change. End of stay cleaning is included.

Apartment facilities

  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sauna
  • Drying closet
  • TV 
  • Radio
  • Fully equipped kitchen with oven, microwave, dishwasher, coffee-maker, grill and toaster
  • Shower and WC
  • One linen and towel set included, per person per week
  • Final clean included 
  • Free Wi-Fi access in the hotel reception
  • Apartments which are not connected to the main building have Wi-Fi. Apartments connected to the hotel access have internet access via a cable suitable for laptops (free Wi-Fi in the lobby).

The Saaga Apartments will always try to situate our guests in the block connected to the hotel, however guests may also be located in nearby apartment blocks which are not directly connected to the hotel and are up to a 300 metre walk away.


  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: Yes

Longitude: 24.252600
Latitude: 67.551603


  • Virtually ski in/ ski out 
  • Gondola runs next to the hotel
  • Ski school and ski hire shop next door
  • Ylläsjärvi side of the fell
  • Apartments may be up to 300 metres from the hotel

All Facilities are situated in the Ylläs Saaga Hotel

  • Spa Package - 7 days entry to the Saaga Spa (pre-bookable or payable locally) 
  • Spa with large indoor pool, children's pool & play area, saunas, hot tubs and steam room (pre book or pay locally)
  • Fitness room (pay locally)
  • Spa treatments and massages (pay locally)
  • Lounge
  • Café
  • A la carte restaurant 
  • Fireplace Bar
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking 

Yllas Saaga Apartments are self-catering apartments within walking distance of the local mini-market. 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 pre-bookable half board option is also available in the Ylläs Saaga Hotel (up to a 300 metre walk). The breakfast is buffet style with hot and cold options, served from 7am - 10am. Dinner is three courses with a choice of main, available from 6pm - 7.30pm. 

Guests can receive a 30% discount for the à la carte restaurant. Please inform the reception by 6pm the day before. Please note that the à la carte restaurant is not guaranteed to be open all season.

Festive Feast included for all guests during December, for a Christmas celebration, games. 

  • No of restaurants: 2

Board basis options available

  • Half Board
  • Self Catering

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per person from £749
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19/01/2025 - 7 nights
6 adults
From London Gatwick
Self Catering
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