Ylläs Saaga Spa Hotel

  • Lapland/Finland, Yllas

  • 4.5

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The Ylläs Saaga Hotel is a modern hotel located beside the Lappish fells - it's right in the centre of the Ylläsjärvi side of the fell, next to the ski lifts, ski school and ski hire shop. The cosy rooms are furnished to a high standard, and have everything you need for a week in Lapland, plus many of our rooms have views over the fell. Customers who would like a little more space may also like the Ylläs Saaga Apartments which are self-catering, but have the option to pre-book half board (at a supplement) which is taken in the hotel. 

Slope side location

Located on the Ylläsjärvi side of the fell, the Ylläs Saaga Hotel offers convenientaccess onto the slopes. The Saaga Hotel, village and slopes of Ylläsjärvi are on the southern side of the fells, and the village and slopes of Äkäslompolo are located on the northern side of Ylläs. Once you have made it to the top station of the lifts, you can choose which direction you want to take. The slopes are varied, and often relatively uncrowded - ideal for skiers and boarders who are just starting out.

Soothing Spa Package

Pre-book the 'Spa Package' as an optional extra and enjoy entry to the Saaga Spa for the duration of your stay. After a day of exploring Ylläs, there is nowhere better to relax and unwind than in the hotels own wellness centre (pre-book or pay locally). Have a dip in the indoor pool, soothe any aches and pains in the hot tub, or warm up in the sauna and steam room. For the younger guests, there is also a children's pool and splash area. Pamper yourself and book a massage or treatment with the hotel reception (payable locally). Alternatively, if you are keen to keep up your fitness levels there is also an on-site gym (reservation only). 

Warm up and relax

The Fireplace Bar is the perfect place to come after a day on the slopes to unwind and warm up with a couple of drinks. Later in the evening you can enjoy a three course evening meal taken at the Biegga buffet restaurant, which has fantastic views across the fells and Ylläsjärvi. For a little extra, you can enjoy a meal at the à la carte restaurant - Tsohka, the restaurant's menu is inspired by Lappish ingredients and local flavours. Guests receive a discount for the à la carte restaurant, please inform the reception team 6pm the day before if you want to have dinner in Tsohka.


  • 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 rooms: 120
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 4


Check-in: 4 pm

Check-out: 11 am


Standard Rooms sleep two to four people, these rooms have twin beds and an additional sofa-bed - best suited for one adult or two children. 

Single Room is sole occupancy of the standard twin room. No single supplement on all dates. These rooms are available on request, please give our Reservations team a call to book. 

Superior Rooms sleep two to four people, these rooms have twin beds and an additional double sofa bed - best suited for one adult or two children. Superior rooms also include a small fridge and a kettle. These rooms are available on request, please give our Reservations team a call to book. 

Bedroom facilities

  • Located in the main building
  • Views of the horizon or fells
  • Most rooms have a balcony or terrace (not guaranteed)
  • Shower
  • WC
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobes
  • TV
  • Drying closet
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Most rooms have a balcony or terrace
  • Most rooms can take a cot

For apartment options in this area, check out the Yllas Saaga Apartments.


The Yllas Saaga Spa Hotel has some accessible rooms which may be suitable for wheelchair users or those with reduced mobility. Please give our Reservations team a call to discuss booking this hotel.

  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • No. of steps into property: 4
  • Access ramp: Yes

Longitude: 24.254466
Latitude: 67.552160


  • 150 metres from the ski lifts and ski school
  • Slope side location
  • Indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna and steam room (included for hotel guests during the winter 23/24 season only)
  • Spa Package - includes 7 days entry to the Saaga Spa (pre-bookable optional extra or pay locally)
  • Spa treatments (pay locally)
  • Fitness room (reservation required, pay locally)
  • Two restaurants: Biegga half-board buffet restaurant and à la carte restaurant Tsohka (pay locally)
  • Bistro Bar 
  • Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Fireplace bar
  • Lifts
  • Located next to the ski lifts, ski school and ski hire shop on the Ylläsjärvi side of the fell
Family Facilities
  • Children's pool and play area

The Ylläs Saaga Hotel is offered on half board. The breakfast is buffet style with a range of 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

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per person from £1139
Includes £20pp discount
12/01/2025 - 7 nights
4 adults
From London Gatwick
Half Board
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