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There are about 50 Glass Igloo Resorts in Finland. The majority of glass igloo hotels are located in Finnish Lapland, above the Arctic Circle. Some of them open all year round, while others can be booked only from late autumn to spring when the sky is dark at night and Northern Lights can be seen.

Glass igloo is a comfortable warm accommodation, with glass ceiling and panorama sky view. It is specially designed to see the Northern Lights. Some igloo-style cabins are simple with basic facilities, while others are luxurious with style and comfort. Some are hidden in the Lapland wilderness, while others are next to popular destinations and attractions.

GLASS IGLOO PRICE

The cheapest glass igloo type accommodation we found in 2024 - Seaside Glass Villas. Price from 136€/night in September-November (already perfect time to see the Northern Lights). It is located 95 km from Oulu airport, and 125 km from Rovaniemi airport. 3-sided glass villas facing the sea with wide panorama view.

Another great value option is Northern Lights Village Saariselkä with Aurora Cabins from 219€/night in March and September-November (breakfast and dinner included). This hotel is located 20 km from Ivalo airport.

Mid price glass igloos are 300-450€/night. Each of them has something special to offer: some has professional Aurora photographer staff, tailored Northern Lights guided tours, some has reindeer or husky dogs on site to provide safaris and snow activities.

Perhaps the most luxurious glass igloo accommodation for the moment in Finland - Glass Resort in Rovaniemi, next to Santa Claus Village. Price from 592€/night. It offers 2-level apartments with floor-to-ceiling windows and sky view. Each apartment is equipped with private sauna and outdoor heated jacuzzi. Another option is the luxuriously equipped Suite Igloo at Golden Crown Levi Igloos in Levi. Igloos have a private terrace with an outdoor jacuzzi and the best-unobstructed view of the valley and the northern sky.

360° VIEW GLASS IGLOOS

Nowadays glass igloo hotels are incredibly popular in Finland. New igloo resorts appear every year with glass cabins in many sizes, shapes and design. Originally it came from classical igloo with a round-shape glass dome completely built from insulated thermal glass.

There are only few resorts in Finland who offers this type of 360° view glass igloos - Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort in Saariselka, Golden Crown Levin Iglut in Levi and Arctic Glass Igloos Sinettä near Rovaniemi are among them.

LOCATION

The main 3 areas where the majority of igloo hotels are located:
- Rovaniemi airport;
- Ivalo airport and area near Saariselka-Ivalo-Inari;
- Kittila airport.

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1. Arctic TreeHouse Hotel

Arctic TreeHouse Hotel, located on the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi, Finland, offers unique nest-inspired accommodation with stunning panoramic views of the forest and sky. Guests can enjoy the mesmerizing sights of the Northern Lights and Midnight Sun right from the comfort of their hotel bed.

Arctic TreeHouse Hotel

Arctic Treehouse Suites are cozy cubic chalets nestled amidst nature, featuring a northward glass wall for breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding forest and sky.

For those seeking extra space and luxury, the Arctic Glass Houses offer five charming chalets with two bedrooms, complete with double beds and a convenient kitchenette. Each house is equipped with a fireplace and its own sauna for added comfort.

Conveniently located just 200 meters from the hotel is SantaPark, while the iconic Santa Claus Village is only 2 kilometers away. Guests can enjoy exclusive meetings with Santa and guided visits to SantaPark, arranged by the hotel staff. Additionally, various exciting activities such as husky safaris, visits to reindeer farms, sauna experiences, snowmobile rides, and guided Aurora tours are available nearby.

Santa Park -250 m.
Santa Claus office - 2.2 km.
Rovaniemi center city - 9 km.
Rovaniemi airport - 3.5 km.

2. Glass Resort, Rovaniemi

Glass Resort offers a unique accommodation experience. Each apartment boasts expansive floor-to-ceiling windows, a sauna and a private outdoor hot tub. Santa Claus Office is conveniently located just 300m away, Rovaniemi airport – 3 km.

Glass Resort, Rovaniemi

The 24 Premium Glass Apartments at Glass Resort blend Lapland tradition, modern comfort, and the Arctic Circle natural beauty for a peaceful getaway.

Inspired by the Sámi people tepee-shaped huts, each Glass Apartment features a private outdoor Hot Spring Spa and Sauna. Relaxing in the spa under the starry sky, surrounded by the wintry landscape, offers an unforgettable experience, with the possibility of spotting the Northern Lights.

Available activities: Northern Lights tours, husky and reindeer safaris, snowmobile safaris and family activities.

Santa Claus office - 150 m.
Santa Post Offise - 100 m.
Husky Park - 400 m.
Rovaniemi Airport- 2.6 km.

3. Apukka Resort, Rovaniemi

Apukka is marketed as a Northern Lights resort 15 min drive from Rovaniemi and Santa Claus village. It offers accommodation in Aurora Cabins, Lappish Komsio Suites with glass roof, lakeview suites as an experience.

Apukka Resort, Rovaniemi

Apukka resort is perfectly suited for Lapland active holidays and Northern Lights chasing. It is located lakeside with open panorama view and far away from Rovaniemi city lights. Activities like reindeer and husky safaris, snowmobile safaris are available on-site. Special Apukka Sauna Experience can be tried there.

Perfect for couples, families, and small groups. During your time at Apukka Resort, you can combine luxurious lodging, exciting bucket-list tours, and delightful culinary experiences all in one place. Join all the tours directly from the resort itself.

Rovaniemi Airport- 12 km.
Santa Claus office - 9 km.
Husky safari on-site
Snowmobile safari on-site

4. Northern Lights Village Saariselkä

Northern Lights Village Saariselkä is a glass igloo resort in Finland. Located in Lapland, close to Ivalo airport, next to Saariselka and Kakslauttanen area.

Northern Lights Village Saariselkä

The Northern Lights Village Saariselkä offers accommodation in Aurora cabins with heated glass roofs and Arctic experiences such as Aurora hunting tours, snowmobile safaris, husky rides, reindeer farm visits, and the Santa Claus meeting.

Each Aurora cabin accommodates 2-4 persons and features a glass roof for sky views, providing the possibility to see the Northern Lights. Additionally, each cabin is equipped with its own bathroom, electric kettle, and minibar.

The Northern Lights Village is the perfect destination for photography tours, with staff experts in Northern Lights hunting. High-quality photography equipment can be provided, and guides are available to assist in capturing photos of the Northern Lights. Photography workshops can also be organized.

The resort boasts its own reindeer paddock and offers reindeer and husky safaris, snowmobile guided tours, a sledding hill for kids, a children's snowmobile track, an Ice Bar & Restaurant, and a Kota restaurant with a fireplace serving local food from Lapland.

Airport - 26 km
Husky Safari - €115.00 / 1 hour
Northern Lights Hunting €120.00 / 3 hours
Ice Karting - 35€ / person

5. Iisakki Village, Ruka

Aamazing glass villas are part of Iisakki Village area in Ruka. In the area there are 10 villas in total. Choose Superior Villa from the accommodation selection at Iisakki Village.

Iisakki Village, Ruka

Iisakki Glass Village is a charming holiday resort located just 6 km from the Ruka ski resort, nestled by Lake Rukajärvi amidst stunning natural surroundings. Guests can enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the Northern Lights in this tranquil setting.

The Superior villas accommodate 2 persons and feature two glass walls and a glass roof, providing an immersive experience with nature. Each villa includes a kitchenette, coffee machine, shower, toilet, and WiFi access.For an additional fee, guests can indulge in a sauna experience and relax in an outdoor hot tub.

During the winter season, a ski shuttle bus is available to transport guests to Ruka centre. The resort offers a variety of activities, including snowmobile safaris, visits to reindeer and husky farms, Northern Lights evening tours, Arctic river floating, and Lappish wild food experiences.

6. Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort - Igloos and Chalets

Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort is a family holiday resort in Finnish Lapland. It offers accommodation in glass igloos, snow igloos, traditional log chalets. Kakslauttanen also a place for all kind of Lapland outdoor and nature activities, the Northern Lights hunting and Santa Claus experience.

Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort - Igloos and Chalets

Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort is located 250km north of the Arctic Circle, 30 km from Ivalo airport. Due to its location in Lapland wilderness this place is ideal for the Northern Lights holidays.

Activities available: smoke sauna and ice swimming, meeting Santa Claus, husky safari, visiting reindeer farm, snowmobile rides, snow tank safari, skiing, downhill skiing.

Glass igloo accommodation includes thermal glass igloos with private toilet, shower and sauna facilities are shared. Kelo-glass igloos for up to 6 persons with private sauna and bathroom, fireplace, cooking facilities, bed-room with glass dome.

Full Day Excursion with Sampo Ice Breaker
Visit Santa Home
Husky safari - € 152 / person
Ivalo airport - 31 km.

7. Star Arctic Hotel

Star Arctic Hotel in Saariselkä, Finland is a small boutique style hotel located top hill. Hotel offers wide panorama view for Saariselkä village, Lapland scenery and wilderness. Place is ideal for winter sports and activities.

Star Arctic Hotel

Each room has a large glass window and Aurora Cabin has glass roof. On a clear night, it is possible to see the Northern Lights from the window. Ski-in and out is possible from the hotel. Husky, reindeer, snowmobile safaris, Aurora hunting trip can be booked at the hotel.

Star Arctic Hotel offers accommodation in Scenic view suites for 2-4 persons. Some rooms has private sauna and little kitchen. Also there are Aurora Cabins with glass roof for up to 4 persons.

8. Aurora Village Ivalo

Aurora Village Ivalo offers accommodation in Aurora Cabins with glass roof and Lapland activities in the wilderness. This is a place for Lapland experience just 10 km from Ivalo airport.

Aurora Village Ivalo

There are 25 Aurora Cabins, restaurant with local food, activity center. Own reindeer lives in Aurora Village. Staff can do feeding & photographing the reindeer tour. Northern Lights guided tours with snowmobile, husky sled or on snowshoe ca be booked on spot.

The place suits for a short Lapland gateway or active weekend. Ivalo village is just about 3 km away from the resort with shops and restaurants.

9. Santa's Igloos Arctic Circle

Santa's Igloos Arctic Circle is a stylish and premium glass igloo resort next to Santa Claus Village, 8 km from Rovaniemi. Glass igloo hotel is located only a short walk to Santa Village where you can meet Santa all year round. Also hotel is in a walking distance to the husky farm and other Lapland activities

Santa's Igloos Arctic Circle

Santa's Igloos Arctic Circle offers accommodation in glass roofed cabins. Some igloos have sauna or an extra sleeping place (alcove). Sleeping masks, bathrobes and slippers are included. Northern Lights alerts available.

Resort is open year-round. During summer you can enjoy the Midnight sun in Lapland and make Arctic nature activities, or admire autumn colors during August - September.

10. Arctic Glass Igloos

Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos resort is located 35 km from Rovaniemi, airport and Santa claus village. It is a resort to experience Finnish Lapland in its best, do all kids of winter activities and enjoy the Northern Lights during a night if lucky.

Arctic Glass Igloos

Accommodation options include: 360º glass roof igloos, snow hotel rooms, ice restaurant and ice bar, Lapland Kota restaurant, Finnish sauna and snow sauna, outdoor heated jacuzzi.

Activities: Aurora experience with dinner in an ice restaurant and sauna, visiting snow hotel, snowshoe hiking, snow sculpting for groups, ice fishing, electric snowmobile safaris, feeding the reindeer.

11. Golden Crown - Levin Iglut

Golden Crown Levin Iglut - exclusive glass igloo hotel in Finland. One of the best location in Finland to see the Northern Lights. Glass igloos are located top of the fell at a height of 340 metres. 360° panoramic view of the sky, valley and wilderness.

Golden Crown - Levin Iglut

Glass igloo hotel offers accommodation in luxury Suite Igloos with a private outdoor jacuzzi and illuminated Northern lights in the ceiling of lounge area. Suite Igloos have the best unobstructed view of the valley and the northern sky.

There are also 9 Prime Superior Igloos for 2 persons. These high-standard igloos are situated either in the front row or right behind it, facing the valley or the forest.

15 Superior igloos for 2-4 persons (2 adults and 2 children under the age of 12). Situated on the side of the fell with a view of the sky.

Hotel services: shared BBQ facilities with an open fireplace. Seasonal restaurant open from September until April.

Activities available in Levi ski resort 10 km from igloos: snowshoeing, kick sled safaris, reindeer farm visits and reindeer safaris, snowmobiles, husky safaris.

12. Levi Northern Lights Huts

Northern Lights huts is Lapland activity resort under the Norhern lights and the Arctic sky. It offers glass roofed cabins, lappish food, reindeer safaris. Holiday village is located next to Levi ski resort in Finland - the biggest winter sports resort in Finland.

Levi Northern Lights Huts

Glass roof huts are located in traditional Lapland reindeer farm (over 170 years old). There are plenty of reindeer safaris and activities available on-site: feeding a reindeer, try out reindeer sled rides, reindeer forest tours. Reasonable activities prices.

Home-made breakfast is served at the restaurant. On-site restaurant with Lappish food is open during high season October-April.

13. Northern Lights Ranch

Northern Lights Ranch is a Lapland holiday resort with glass accommodation, restaurant and activities. Located 15 km from Levi Ski Resort and 30 km from Kittilä airport.

Northern Lights Ranch

Northern Lights Ranch has 16 Sky View Cabins. Each cabin has huge glass windows and glass roof. Sleeps for 2 persons + some cabins have a sofa-bed as an extra sleeping place for 1 adult or 1-2 kids (3-12 yrs).

There are 4 types of Sky View Cabins: Sky View Cabin Standard, Superior Cabin, Superior Cabin with Sauna, Deluxe Cabin with Outdoor Jacuzzi.

Lappish design restaurant is on-site with a big fireplace and the reindeer enclosure outside. During the winter the guests can observe the reindeer while dining and they are also welcome to feed the reindeer by themselves before or after dinner.

14. Seaside Glass Villas

Seaside Glass Villas

Glass Villas are not a glass igloo as it is, but a cabin with 2 huge glass windows and glass roof, location on the shore of Bay of Bothnia makes it suitable for watching the Northern Lights.

Each Glass Villa has small kitchen and bathroom. Some villas have sea view. 5 villas with sauna and sky view loft. Some units include a dining area and/or terrace.

Location is perfect for Lapland gateway. Villas are located next to the SnowCastle (from mid January till mid April) and various winter activities with a special twist like Ice Driving. All-year-round Snow Restaurant will be opened in December 2018. Icebreaker Sampo cruise available from end of December till mid April.

15. Lake Inari Mobile Cabins

Lake Inari Mobile Cabins

Low-cost alternative to luxury glass igloos in Finland.

Adapted mobile cabins with glass bedroom. 8 sq.m, windows on the front, sides and roof. 2 sleeps. Little toilet, heating, kettle. Electricity available while cabin is parked at base camp.

Showers, toilets, lounge, kitchen, wifi are available at base camp (shared). In December-April evenings, if weather permits, the cabins can be moved to be on the ice of Lake Inari. Mobile hot tub and sauna available (extra fee).

16. Wilderness Hotel & Igloos Muotka

Wilderness Hotel Muotka is the place for active nature holidays in Northern Finland. Hotel is surrounded with wilderness areas. It offers many kinds of outdoor activities and authentic accommodation to feel and enjoy the nature

Wilderness Hotel & Igloos Muotka

Wilderness Hotel Muotka provides variety of accommodation: wilderness rooms and suites with sauna, log cabins, Aurora cabins with glass roof.

Hotel is located next to Urho Kekkonen National Park with skiing and hiking tracks, close to popular Kakslauttanen area. This place is suitable to try the luck to see the Northern Lights.

Activities available on-site: reindeer farm visit, snowmobile safari, ice-fishing, snowshoeing, husky safari, Aurora guided tours and camps.

Ivalo airport- 30 km.
150€ / person
115€ / person
190€ /3 hours

17. Pyhä Igloos

Pyhä Igloos is a small hotel in Finnish Lapland offering rooms with glass roof. Hotel is located in Pyhä ski resort in a peaceful area surrounded by nature .

Pyhä Igloos

Hotel has 7 glass igloo suites. Each room is for 2-4 persons. Rooma are equipped with glass ceiling, motorized double bed, toilet, shower, TV and a kitchenette. Northern lights alarm service available.

Hotel features sauna and outdoor hot tub (extra fee). 300 meters from ski lifts. Cross country skiing track 70 m. Ice karting, snowmobile and husky safaris, reindeer farm visit, evening Aurora guided tours in 500 m from the hotel.

Center of Pyha winter resort - 500 m.
Pyha snowmobile safary - 600 m.
Kemijarvi train station - 50 km.
Rovaniemi Airport- 125 km.

18. Kalle's Inn Glass Houses

Kalle's Inn Glass Houses

Luxury glass houses with twin or double beds. Full bathroom. Sea, sky and rocky islands 180° degree view. In winter - chance to spot the Northern lights; In summer - mid-night sun.

Activities: fishing, boat trips, hiking, Finnish smoke sauna & hot tub experience, bird watching, kick sled safari, visiting the lighthouse.

Exclusive place for nature lovers as location is at UNESCO nature world heritage area of Kvarken.

19. Ranua Resort Arctic Igloos

Arctic Igloos is a glass igloos resort at lake Ranuanjärvi, Ranua, 90 km from Rovaniemi. Igloos are located on the shore of the lake. Each has the view of the lake and sky.

Ranua Resort Arctic Igloos

Glass igloo accommodations are perfectly suited for a scenic overnight stay and Northern Lights chasing. Enjoy an open panorama view and peaceful surroundings, free from any light pollution at night, allowing for uninterrupted views of the far-reaching open lake and skies.

Take advantage of our on-site restaurant and bar, where breakfast is included with your stay. For an additional charge, guests can opt for half-board accommodations.

A variety of activities can be booked on-site, including husky, reindeer, and horseback rides, thrilling snowmobile safaris, Aurora hunting expeditions, and visits to the renowned Ranua Wildlife Park.

20. Wilderness Hotel Nangu

Wilderness Hotel Nangu offers extraordinary accommodation in the wilderness in Lake Inari Aurora Hut. It is small huts for 2 persons with glass roof and panorama scenic and sky view. You can see the Northern Lights from a bed during winter, or Midnight sun during summer.

Wilderness Hotel Nangu

Each Aurora Hut has a double bed, kitchenet and toilet. Huts are heated with bio fuel. Dayly sauna and showers available in the main building. Meals and other services are located in the main building too, 200 m from the Huts.

Winter activities are arranged at Wilderness Hotel Nangu: Northern Lights hunting trips with snowshoes or snowmobiling. Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and ice fishing. Husky sledges and reindeer farm visit.

Ivalo Airport is 31 km away from Wilderness Hotel Nangu. Hotel is far away from any public transportation. Can be reached by hotels transfer or by taxi.

21. Magical Pond Nature Igloos

Magical Pond is a luxury glass igloo village in Finland. It is located in Finnish Lapland, 8 km from Ruka Ski Resort and 30 km from Kuusamo Airport.

Magical Pond Nature Igloos

There are 20 nature panorama view igloos in Magical Pond.
Each room is 15m2.
Sleeps: 2 adults + 1-2 child under 12 yo.
Igloos are equipped with small kitchen with kitchenware, capsule coffee machine, kettle and minibar. Microwave can be delivered on demand.
Private bathroom with wc, shower, hairdryer. Small wardrobe, curtains.

Magical Pond Nature Igloos are located 500 m from Lammintupa Winter Village where activities can be booked: husky and reindeer safari, ice-carting, mini snowmobile for children.

22. Arctic Lakeland Igloos Vuokatti

3 unique, modern and premium igloos with different themes related to Finnish nature, on the shore of lake Sapsojärvi. 45 km from Kajaani airport.

Arctic Lakeland Igloos Vuokatti

Kaamos igloo has a stylish matte black interior stands for the most darkest time of the year in Finland. Ruska igloo has its matte copper interior symbolised ruskatime in Finland when the trees glow in the colours. Lumi is a matte white igloo, inspired by the stunning snowy winter of Finland.

Each igloo has its own ready-to-use Novitek outdoor hot tub for 4 people (additional fee).

23. Luxury Aurora glass Igloo, hot tub & sauna cottage

2 in 1: AuroraHut on the ice (or lake in summer) and the sauna cottge in a private area. The owners live nearby in the main house. Parking is free of charge. AuroraHut is located a 45-minute drive from Rovaniemi city centre.

Luxury Aurora glass Igloo, hot tub & sauna cottage

This glass igloo is designed for a memorable holiday for two. With floor-to-ceiling views, essential amenities like a double bed and kitchenette, and convenient storage space, AuroraHut ensures comfort and relaxation.

Step outside to enjoy a wood-fired hot tub and indulge in a private sauna experience. This place can accommodate up to four adults, making it perfect for a family adventure. Enjoy the flexibility to tailor your activities or combine your stay with a Villa Lystikämä rental if desired.

24. Nova Galaxy Village, Rovaniemi

Situated along the bank of the Ounas River, approximately 15km north of Rovaniemi's city center, Nova Galaxy Village welcomes guests with its Scandinavian-style Aurora huts.

Nova Galaxy Village, Rovaniemi

The village has only 10 Aurora huts along with a reception building, a restaurant for guests, and other facilities tailored for exclusive safari activities only for guests.

Nova Galaxy Village offers a remote environment, allowing guests to chase the auroras.

Each hut accommodates 2 people and features a panoramic window for enjoying the surrounding scenery. Additionally, each Aurora Hut comes with its own private sauna building, complete with a floor-to-ceiling window.

Throughout the winter season, the Aurora Huts are strategically spaced around the village, ensuring distance between each hut to prioritize guests' privacy and comfort.

25. Northern Lights Village Levi

View the Northern Lights from the comfort of your bed, in a glass-roofed Aurora Cabin in Levi. Experience Huskies, Reindeers, Snowmobiles and more. Take part in legendary Search for Santa program.

Northern Lights Village Levi

Northern Lights Village Levi is located in the quite wilderness of the Kittilä and Levi area, 16 km from the Levi ski resort center and 32 km from the Kittilä airport.

The Aurora Cabins are a magical way to experience the wintry star-filled sky and the Northern Lights, while lying comfortably in the warm bed. The laser-heated glass-roof opens up into the northern sky, directly above the bed.

Daily shuttle bus available. The resort offers a vast range of outdoor activities and excursions to photograph the Auroras, ride husky sledge, and participate in a reindeer or snowmobile safari. The legendary Search for Santa program of NLV is the highlight of family vacations.

26. Northern Lights Village Pyhä

Northern Lights Village Pyhä opened in December 2023. It is located 130 km from Rovaniemi close to Pyhä-Luosto National Park.

Northern Lights Village Pyhä

Glass-roofed Resort offers Aurora Cabins and glass-wall suites.

The resort offers outdoor activities, aurora hunting programs, sauna and buffet restaurant. There are snowmobile track for children, mini toboggan run, equipment rental.

Center of Pyha winter resort - 5 km.
Pyha snowmobile safary - 5 km.
Kemijarvi train station - 50 km.
Rovaniemi Airport- 125 km.

27. Tundrea Holiday Resort, Kilpisjärvi

Tundrea Igloohouse - authentic luxury accommodation with glazed ceiling and 180 degrees sky view. The northernmost location in Finland, close to Norway border and perfect conditions to Aurora chase experience.

Tundrea Holiday Resort, Kilpisjärvi

Kilpisjärvi Holiday Resort Tundrea has 3 characteristic igloo houses. Warm glass roofed Igloo House gives you the best chance to see northern light in Lapland. Kilpisjärvi has the most hours of auroras in Finland. Here you enjoy the silence and peace while falling asleep under the stars.

Two-storey luxury igloo is fully equipped and it can accommodate 2-4 people.

This place is great to combine with Norway visit.

28. Livo Arctic Resort, Posio

Livo Arctic is a luxurious village of aurora-igloos at Posio, 80 km from Kuusamo airport. Situated close to the beautiful lake Livo. Total arctic experience with the uniquely designed aurora-igloos and including the full experience packages with Reindeers, Huskies, Snowmobiles.

Livo Arctic Resort, Posio

The resort offers top-notch accommodation, dining, and event services tailored for aurora travelers.

Interesting accommodation with glass ceiling and sky view. Crafted 3, 4, and 7-night full-service packages available. Accommodation, meals, activities, airport transfers, a welcome gift, and photography services are all included in the package, allowing you to focus on enjoying your visit.

Husky and reindeer rides, snowmobile excursions, cross-country skiing.

Experience the pristine environment free from light and sound pollution, where even the water from Lake Livo is safe to drink.

29. Arctic Skylight Lodge, Äkäslompolo

Small warm glass cabin in the middle of the breathtaking snow covered forest. The cabins has glass on three sides with glass ceilings, perfect for seeing the Northern Lights.

Arctic Skylight Lodge, Äkäslompolo

10 glass cabins with cinematic views of the river valley and the surrounding nature, restaurant and sauna. Few kilometers outside of Äkäslompolo, a village surrounded by seven fells on the north side of Ylläs.

Room prices include: Breakfast. Activities available: snowmobiles, reindeers, husky, snowshoe, Northern Light chase

30. Aurora Collection, Saariselka

Top hill located resort overlooking the picturesque village of Saariselka. Accommodations offer stunning panoramic views of the surrounding landscape

Aurora Collection, Saariselka

Aurora Collection offers Aurora accommodation in Sky View suites and Arctic Spa Suites with private outdoor jacuzzi and packages.

Staff helps you to arrange transportation to nearby restaurants, book experiences, such as Aurora hunting excursions and husky safaris and snowmobile rides.

Highlights of your stay - Husky safari and Finnish sauna experience followed by an ice swim.

31. Aurora Queen Resort Igloos, Saariselka

Aurora Queen Resort offers glass-ceiling aurora view igloos. Perfectly suits for a romantic getaway, an action-packed winter vacation or a relaxing hideout.

Aurora Queen Resort Igloos, Saariselka

All Aurora Queen Resort igloos are equipped with bathrooms, double beds, underfloor heating, rain showers, Nespresso coffee machine, Tea selection and Slippers.

AQ-restaurant onsite caters menus focusing on Finnish traditions and locally sourced, pure ingredients.

Ivalo airport 35 km. Urho Kekkonen National Park is just 500 metres away.

Full range of activities and excursions available: visit to a reindeer farm, Husky safaris, Aurora hunting on snowmobiles, Ice Carting.

32. Skyfire Village Igloos, Rovaniemi

Skyfire Village is located in the middle of a peaceful natural landscape with no light pollution. The area is good for seeing the Northern lights and the starry sky. 45-minute drive from Rovaniemi.

Skyfire Village Igloos, Rovaniemi

Igloos combine modern Nordic design with the natural materials. Double beds, clear view of the sky, large panoramic window, atmospheric fireplace, own eco toilet, but no shower. Sauna in an authentic Lappish way available onsite.

Sky Kota Restaurant & Bar in the village, local food and beverages, everything from juice made of local berries and fruits to wine and beer produced in Lapland.


What is glass igloo accommodation?

A glass igloo in Finland is a romantic hotel where you can enjoy the sky, Lapland scenery, and the Northern Lights.

It is a cozy cabin built from insulated thermal glass or a log cabin with a glass ceiling and panoramic view. Igloos are electrically heated and maintain warmth inside, so there's no need to worry about Lapland's extremely low temperatures during winter.

Glass igloos are also designed with privacy in mind. Some of them are equipped with curtains, while others have "frozen glass", all facing open spaces to provide breathtaking views.

Usually, an igloo has a small WC, and some also have a shower. Luxury cabins include a bathroom, kitchenette, and even a private sauna and hot tube.

Classical igloos are typically designed for 2 people, with a maximum capacity of 4. However, it is also possible to stay in more comfortable and spacious glass lodges that can accommodate up to 6-12 people. (Luxury Kelo-Glass igloos Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort, for example).

Nowadays, glass igloos are incredibly popular in Finland. New resorts appear every year, offering glass cabins in various sizes, shapes, and designs. Some of the newer glass igloos come with fully equipped kitchens, saunas, and even outdoor hot tubs, providing a truly fantastic experience. Additionally, for those on a limited budget, it's possible to find Northern Lights lodges that offer more affordable accommodations, like Northern Lights Village Saariselkä offering 129€/night in late August.

Where are glass igloos located?

Glass igloos are typically located in regions with cold climates, such as northern Finland, Norway, Sweden, and Iceland. Specifically, they are often found in areas known for their natural beauty and ideal conditions for viewing the Northern Lights. Popular locations include Lapland in Finland.

Some igloo hotels are located at ski resorts such as Levi, Saariselkä, Luosto, and Pyhä. A few can be found near the Santa Claus Village in Rovaniemi. Sometimes hotels are situated in remote locations, like Muotka and Inari.

Is it really possible to see the Northern Lights from a glass igloo?

Yes, it is indeed possible to see the Northern Lights from an igloo. In fact, many glass roofed accommodations are specifically designed to offer optimal viewing conditions for this natural phenomenon. The transparent glass ceilings provide an unobstructed view of the night sky, allowing guests to enjoy the Aurora Borealis from the comfort. This unique experience is one of the main attractions of staying in a glass igloo in regions where the Northern Lights are visible.

Although glass igloo accommodation providers do not guarantee the presence of the Northern Lights in the sky during your stay, many places offer an Aurora alarm service.

To increase your chances of seeing the Northern Lights, there are numerous Aurora forecast mobile apps and services available.

Is an igloo hotel worth the money?

The worth of staying in an igloo hotel depends on individual priorities. If you value unique experiences, breathtaking views, then it might be worth the investment. However, if you prioritize luxurious amenities and spacious accommodations, you might find other types of accommodations more suitable.

The cost for a two-night igloo stay might be as high as that of a one-week log cottage holiday in Finland just a few kilometers from the igloo location. Keep in mind that you are paying for an experience! Some igloos may be quite modest with limited facilities and a lower price, but they offer great views and unforgettable memories.

How to get best deals for Igloos?


Consider Shoulder Seasons: Prices for igloo accommodations may be lower during low seasons (the periods just before or after peak seasons). You can still enjoy favorable weather conditions while potentially saving money. For example, August to October are great times to find deals!

How long should Lapland holidays be to see the Northern Lights?

The duration of your Lapland holiday needed to see the Northern Lights can vary. Typically, experts recommend staying for at least three to four nights to maximize the chances of seeing Aurora. However, keep in mind that the Northern Lights are influenced by various factors such as weather conditions, solar activity, and time. Therefore, the longer you stay, the better your chances may be.

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MOST FUN EVENTS IN LAPLAND

REINDEER CUP

Every year between February and March. Rindeer herders gather for the ancient tradition of reindeer racing. The sport emphasizes control, with the driver skiing behind the reindeer. Only highly trained reindeer compete, showcasing their skills and determination. Interestingly, reindeer can't be forced to race; if they're not inclined, they simply won't move, adding excitement to the viewing experience. These races always take place on frozen lakes.

Date: 2 March 2024 - 3 March 2024
Address: Mäntyvaara, 96100 Rovaniemi, Finland
LEVI BIKE & OUTDOOR FEST

The Bike & Outdoor Fest blends thrilling outdoor adventures, endurance challenges, and nature appreciation. Throughout the week, mountain enthusiasts can participate in cycling competitions, orienteering contests, and triathlons.

Meanwhile, the Bike Fest for Kids presents family-friendly activities tailored to the youngest participants. In Levi, the upcoming skatepark set to open in the summer of 2024 adds to the excitement of the Activity Park. Additionally, the recently completed carpet lift offers an opportunity for budding thrill-seekers to explore a new hobby.

Date: 20 July 2024
Address: Hissitie 8, 99130 Levi, Finland
YUKIGASSEN SNOW WAR COMPETITION

25th time after a few years, the event is again in the center of Kemijärvi. Gather your own team - and come spend a happy weekend with snowballs. The best hits will be rewarded.

Date: 06 April 2024
Address: Kemijärvi center, 98100 Kemijärvi, Finland
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