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Cross-country skiing in Saariselkä


Frontier atmosphere and Sámi heritage in our most northerly resort

Half Price Lift Passes & Half Term Flying in Lapland


Lapland winter wonderland activity holidays in Saariselkä

Located in the wild mystical north of Lapland, close to Russia and just a few hours from the Arctic Ocean, Saariselkä is an exceptionally friendly uncommercialised resort with a unique frontier atmosphere. With magnificent Arctic wilderness scenery just on the doorstep, it makes an ideal resort for an all-round winter wonderland adventure. The skies are often a deep hue of pink and purple, the pine trees heavily laden with snow, and being so far north there is a good possibility of seeing the Northern Lights too. Here you are deep in Sámi country, the colourful native people of Lapland, many of whom work in the resort and have their own reindeer herds in forests nearby. Saariselkä is renowned for its excellent cross-country ski trails in the adjoining national park. For a really memorable experience sleep under the magical night sky in a cosy thermal glass igloo.

New for 2016/17, Northern Lights Adventure Weeks. Experience a '7 Night Adventure' at the Muotka Wilderness Lodge or experience our 'Muotka 2-Centre Adventure'.

Insiders guide
  • Snow-sure from November to May
  • Good chance of seeing Northern Lights
  • Superb for cross-country skiing


Muotka Wilderness Lodge

This can be booked as part of our 'Muotka 7 Night Adventure', which is the price shown. You can also book this as part of our 'Muotka 2-Centre Adventure'.

This tastefully renovated lodge radiates an atmosphere of warmth and relaxation from the moment you arrive. The reception building has a restaurant with open fireplace, small lounge and bar.

£ 1808 Per person
Star Arctic Hotel

Brand new for Winter 2017/18 and due to open in early December, The Star Arctic Hotel will be Saariselka's newest property. Being located at the top of the fell away from the light pollution of the village centre, it will provide a brilliant spot to view the Northern Lights from the comfort of your accommodation.

£ 1207 Per person
Tunturi Hotel / Gielas Hotel

A wonderfully atmospheric hotel with cosy wood-panelled public areas, good cuisine and highly recommended deluxe room in the Gielas building. The property enjoys a peaceful setting 250m from the village centre and next to the cross-country ski tracks. The recently added luxury 4 star superior Gielas Hotel building is one of our most popular Lapland hotels. The Gielas Hotel can also be booked as part of our 'Muotka 2-Centre Adventure'.

£ 649 Per person
Tunturi Hotel Suites

Tunturi Hotel Suites are part of the wonderfully atmospheric Tunturi Hotel complex with its cosy wood-panelled public areas and popular restaurants.

£ 557 Per person
Kelotahti Apartments

These recently built, luxury apartments benefit from a highly convenient central village location and offer excellent value. Several bars, restaurants and a large well-stocked supermartket are within easy walking distance. All apartments are fully equipped with ultra-modern appliances and private en suite saunas. 

£ 489 Per person
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