Akas Hotel

  • Lapland/Finland, Yllas

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 approximately 5 minutes walk away. The ski bus (free to hotel guests) stops outside the hotel. Its popular bar, dance floor, restaurant and night club form the hub of local entertainment. 

Rooms

  • No. of rooms: 72
  • No. of buildings: 2
  • No. of floors: 2
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 0
  • Annex:

All rooms in the Äkas Hotel include a shower, WC, hairdryer, mini bar, TV, telephone and tea and coffee making facilities.

  • Twin Room (A3) can sleep from 2-3 people, being able to add a 3rd bed
  • Single Room (C1) is sole occupancy of a twin room and there is no single supplement

 

Accessibility

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

Not suitable for wheelchair users

Meals

  • Good hot and cold buffet breakfast 
  • 3 course buffet dinner 
  • Guests receive a €10 credit towards the à la carte menu if they wish. 
  • New Year's Eve gala dinner, live music and dancing
  • Any special dietary requirements should be advised at time of booking.
  • No of restaurants: 1
  • Distance to nearest restaurant serving dinner outside of property:

    In hotel

  • Dress code for restaurants:

    Informal

  • Breakfast service:

    Buffet

  • Lunch service:

    N/A

  • Dinner service:

    Buffet 

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

Yllas

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

Skiing Levels
  • Beginners
  • Intermediates
  • Advanced
  • Snowboard
  • Cross Country

Mountain Facts
  • Ski area 53 km
  • Runs
    29
    0
    0
  • Longest run 3 Km
  • Snowparks

    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

Things to do in resort

 

See Activity Information below


For more information on travel and transport visit our Yllas page

Extras

 

Pre-bookable Lift Passes, Ski Hire & Tuition Winter 2018/19

SPECIAL OFFERS
HALF PRICE OFFER on Thermal Clothing for guests staying at Yllas Log Cabins and Villa Armas Cabins for Winter 2018/19. Guests staying at these properties can pre-book a combined thermal suit and boot package for £30 per person (7 days).  Valid 6.1.19 - 16.2.19
UP TO 15% OFF 'BLUE' CATEGORY SKIS & BOOTS HIRE (already deducted in below prices) for 6 days adult or child skis or skis & boots if pre-booked (plus 7th day FREE issued in resort)
1 Free Day Lift Pass & Equipment Hire - guests pre-booking 6 days lift pass and/or equipment hire receive 7th day Free issued in resort.
Children under 6yrs Ski Free and receive Free Equipment Hire if wearing a Free Rental Helmet and accompanied by an adult.

Winter 2018/19 prices shown below

 

SAVER PACKS

SAVE £££s

 

 


LEARN TO SKI/BOARD* 

For complete beginners only

  • 7 days lift pass
  • 7 days 'Blue' ski/board & boot hire*
  • 5 days tuition (1½ hrs per day)

Adult Ski/Board: from £268
Child† Ski/Board: from £207

SKI INCLUSIVE PLUS

  • 7 days lift pass
  • 7 days 'Red' ski/board & boot hire**
  • 3 days tuition (1½ per day)

Adult Ski/Board: from £310

Child† Ski/Board: from £231

LEARN TO CROSS-COUNTRY* 

  • 7 days 'Blue' ski & boot hire*
  • 5 days tuition (1½ hrs per day)

Adult: £170

All Learn to Ski/Board/Cross-country and Ski Inclusive Plus bundles must be pre-booked in UK and are not bookable locally.
*Learn To Ski, Board & Cross-country is for complete beginners only (guests who have never skied). Any guests booking this package who have skied before will be charged an upgrade cost locally.  
Red/black equipment (resort dependant) is for adults only. Children receive standard ('Blue') equipment. 
**Ski/Board Inclusive Plus is for all other levels and includes 'Red' equipment hire, except Child skis & boots are 'Blue'.  †Child Ski & Cross-country 6-11yrs/Child Snowboard 7-11yrs. Children 5yrs old should only book tuition as lift pass & equipment are FREE (see special offers below. 

Please note: A compulsory SkiData lift pass keycard costs approximately €7 payable in resort or guests may use a SkiData keycard from another resort or year.

Winter 2018/19 prices shown below

Lift Passes 

Lift Passes*

Days

Season*

Senior 65yrs+ Adult 12-64yrs Child 6-11yrs Senior 65yrs+

Child 0-5yrs

Local Area Pass 6 L/H £96/£107 £163/£175 £97/£107 FREE

*L = (2-22 Dec & 6 Jan - 16 Feb), H = (All other dates)

Please note: A compulsory SkiData lift pass keycard costs approximately €7 payable in resort or guests may use a SkiData keycard from another resort or year.

Equipment Hire (6 days with 1 day free issued locally.  See Inghams Plus offers above)

Equipment Description Blue Red

Adult

 

Skis £59 from £96
Ski boots £52 -
Skis & boots

£101

from £130
Snowboard - from £96
Snowboard & boots - from £126
Cross-country skis & boots from £105 -

Child 6-11yrs

 

Skis £59 -
Ski boots £52 -
Skis & boots £69 -
Snowboard - from £99
Snowboard & boots - from £126
Cross-country skis & boots from £75 -

'Red' ski boots only available for Ylläs Saaga adults. All ski boots for other properties are of the same good standard. 'Blue' skis & boots and 'cross-country' skis & boots or 'Red' skis & boots and snowboard & boots may be exchanged once during rental period at no extra cost. Please see here for description of hire categories.

Tuition

TUITION

Days Hours Adult 12yrs+ Child 5-11yrs†
Ski/Snowboard
3/5

1½ hrs per day

from £92/£150 from £83/£129
Cross-country 3/5 1½ hrs per day from £92/£150 -

†Child snowboard tuition = 7 - 11yrs.

Thermal Suits and Boots 

Clothing Days Adult 13yrs+ Child 3-12yrs
Thermal Suit
7 £39 £39
Thermal boots 7 £19 £19
Guests staying at Yllas Log Cabins and Villa Armas Cabins can pre-book at a  half price offer for a 7 day combined thermal suit and boot package for just £25 per person. Valid 6.1.19-16.2.19.

Prices and supplements are correct at time of publishing but may vary up or down. Correct prices will be advised at the time of booking

 

 

 

Facilities

  • Location: 5 minutes' walk (500m) to the village centre
  • Free ski bus stops outside.
  • Bar with large dance floor
  • Restaurant
  • Gym, sauna, indoor swimming pool (Free for guests staying at Äkas Hotel, Äkas Cabins and Äkas Alp Apartments).
  • Spa treatments (pay locally)
  • WI-FI available in all hotel rooms and studios (daily fee)
  • Free use of guest PC in lobby
  • Ski waxing room
  • Outside guests may use the pool facilities at the hotel at a small charge of approx. €10 per adult per visit, payable locally (towels extra).
  • Swimming pool (indoor)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Sauna
  • WiFi

Inghams Plus

  • Early Booking Offers: Save up to £60 per couple - ends 31 Aug 
  • No single supplement 
  • Free Christmas Dinner with a visit from Santa and his reindeer on 8, 15, 22 and 25 December 2018

Special Offers

Your holiday

Accommodation
Akas Hotel, Yllas,
Half Board

Holiday details
02/12/2018,
7 nights,
from Gatwick,
3 adults, 0 children
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Total party from:
£1947

Per person from:
£649

Online saving:
£270