Arctic sunset over the snowy landscape
Happy Reindeers on the Reindeer Sleigh and farm visit excursion
Typical scenery around Akaslompolo
Meet the huskies on our popular excursion
Cross-country skiing is an excellent way to experience the beautiful scenery
Northern Lights
Family skiing fun in Yllas
Northern Lights over Akaslompolo
Out in the wilderness under the Northern Lights
Skiing on the Yllas Saaga side of the fell
Reindeer at traditional Sami farm
Skiing on the Yllas Saaga side of the fell
Snowshoeing around Yllas
Snowshoeing around Yllas
Sunset over Akaslompolo
Arctic sunset
Beautiful scenery of Yllas National Park
Stunning hues of the Kaamos period December to January
Lapland scenery
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An unspoiled winter wonderland with magnificent national park scenery

Lapland winter wonderland activity holidays in Ylläs

Ylläs combines all the ingredients necessary for a perfect Lapland experience. Guests return year after year to enjoy its stunning unspoiled natural scenery, Finland’s longest ski slopes, an excellent network of cross-country trails and superb choice of accommodation, including our best selection of idyllic high-quality log cabins. It offers a wide choice of activities and safaris, including exhilarating reindeer, husky and snowmobile safaris. The skies here are especially clear, ideal for witnessing the magical Northern Lights. The resort comprises two Lappish villages set 15 minutes apart connected by a resort shuttle bus: Äkäslompolo where Äkäs Hotel and all our cabins are located, and Ylläsjärvi where the Ylläs Saaga Spa Hotel enjoys a panoramic slopeside position.

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 November and December. Please click on the link Yllas Santa Breaks

Insiders guide
  • Snow-sure from November to May
  • Good chance for seeing Northern Lights
  • Short transfer
  • Excellent selection of high quality traditional log cabins


Yllas Log Cabins

Highly recommended, idyllic, high-quality modern log cabins, dotted around the woods in a variety of scenic locations. All cabins have their own private sauna and fireplace for that classic and cosy Lappish experience.  Excellent cross-country skiing starts from the door. 

£ 569 per person
Villa Armas Cabins

Excellent value, modern, well-equipped and attractively furnished cabins located next door to the cross-country trails, 200m from the ski bus stop and 700m from the village centre. Cabins are self-catering, but guests have the option to pre-book half board with buffet breakfast and 3 course buffet evening meal taken at Akas Hotel.

£ 549 per person
Yllas Saaga Spa Hotel

A modern ski-in/ski-out luxury resort hotel with excellent spa facilities and a choice of superior hotel rooms and high-quality self-catering apartments. All our hotel room prices are based on half board included. For self-catering apartments, see Ylläs Saaga Apartments.

£ 899 per person
Yllas Saaga Apartments

A modern ski-in/ski-out self-catering apartments interconnected with the luxury resort Ylläs Saaga Hotel with its excellent spa facilities. The slope-side property offers great convenience with panoramic views over the surrounding lappish countryside and the Ylläsjarvi side of the fell. Guests may use the facilities in the main hotel building included in our prices. 

£ 539 per person
Akas Hotel

An atmospheric and very friendly hotel situated in the traditional unspoiled Lappish village of Äkäslompolo. The property enjoys a scenic, peaceful wooded location with miles of cross-country ski trails starting from the door. The village centre is approx. 5 minutes walk away. 

£ 829 per person
Akas Alp Apartments

Highly recommended, excellent quality self-catering apartments located just 100m from Äkäs Hotel in a scenic, peaceful location and next to the start of the cross-country ski trails.  Guests may choose to self-cater or pre-book optional half board at a supplement taken at Akas Hotel.

£ 549 per person
Akas Cabins

These cosy, open-plan log cabins have sauna and fireplace and are located just 3-5 minutes' walk (250-450m) from the Äkäs Hotel main reception building. The cross-country ski trails start from just outside and the well-stocked large supermarket is approx. 7-8 minutes' walk away.

£ 629 per person
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