Akas Cabins, Yllas

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Accommodation
Self Catering
Flights Included
Transfers
No Lift Pass
No Ski Rental
No Boot Rental
No Ski School

Location - where is Akas Cabins

· located in Äkäslompolo village centre · shuttle bus stop outside - shuttle takes you to Ylläs-ski lifts · short bus ride to the ski school · 7 minutes' walk to the Jounin Kauppa supermarket


Overview - hotel description - Akas Cabins description

Dotted in-between the trees at the bottom of the Ylläs fell are the Äkäs Cabins. The authentic Scandinavian-style cabins, with rustic log cladding, give the accommodation a real Christmas-card feel. All of the lodges have their own private sauna for you to relax in, as well as a log burning fireplace, so you can sit up late, swapping stories and toasting marshmallows. And as all the cabins are located in woodland, the tranquil seclusion will allow you to feel at one with nature.

But with the main Äkäshotelli building only a short walk away, you won’t be far from the rest of civilisation. On your walks to and from the hotel, you might spot a few wild reindeer, or if you take a stroll down to the Äkäslompolo Lake at night, you may catch a glimpse of the astounding Northern Lights. And if you’re looking for the adrenaline of the slopes, don’t despair - the ski bus stops right outside of the hotel and takes you to the Ylläs ski lifts.

If you decide to upgrade, in the mornings you can head over to the hotel restaurant and grab a hearty and healthy breakfast at the buffet - though our favourite is the waffle maker, so maybe not so healthy after all. And if you don’t fancy eating in the cabin every evening, the village has a variety of restaurants serving up traditional Lappish cuisine like sautéed reindeer. If you just want to get in some drinks or snacks, the nearest supermarket, Jounin Kauppa, is only a short walk from the hotel.

And remember to take advantage of all the hotel’s facilities. Dive in to the indoor swimming pool, or unwind with a massage after a day out in the sub zero temperatures. Or take part in the daily activities Lapland Safaris puts on for the hotel, like cross-country skiing or snow safaris. Whatever you choose to do, indoors or out, we guarantee you’ll look forward to snuggling down to sleep at night in your little cabin in the woods.


Facilities - Akas Cabins features

· bar and lounge · lobby fireplace · lobby bar · occasional live music · WiFi · indoor swimming pool and wellness facilities · saunas and fitness room · extra charge for treatments · games room · parking · ski room


Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

All cabins have a kitchenette with hobs, microwave, fridge, toaster and kettle; flatscreen TV, free WiFi and hairdryer, and are non-smoking. Towels, linen and end-of-stay cleaning are included. Safes are available at reception.

Type B Studio Cabin - sleeps 2-3: Twin beds, sofa bed, bathroom with shower, WC and sauna and log fire with firewood.


Meals - food and drink in Akas Cabins

· optional upgrade to bed and breakfast with hot and cold buffet breakfast · optional upgrade to half board with 3-course evening meal (waiter-served or buffet, depending on hotel occupancy) · dinner option available · Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve gala dinners included with half board

We update Akas Cabins's details often, but facilities do change. e.g. some extras listed by the supplier as "free" or included might only be for the first time you use them, or for one time per party, then charged for further use. If any specific feature is essential to your holiday, make sure you ask us to confirm the details of it before you book your holiday.

Availability - dates & airports - dates & departure airports - hotel dates & departure airports - Akas Cabins dates & departure airports

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Sun 20 Jan 201920/01/19
Sold Out 
Sun 27 Jan 201927/01/19
£329£254
Sun 03 Feb 201903/02/19
£663£363
Sun 10 Feb 201910/02/19
Sold Out 
Sun 17 Feb 201917/02/19
£1128
Sun 15 Dec 201915/12/19
£819
Sun 22 Dec 201922/12/19
£1108
Sun 29 Dec 201929/12/19
£1033
Sun 05 Jan 202005/01/20
£659
Sun 12 Jan 202012/01/20
£659
Sun 19 Jan 202019/01/20
£670
Sun 26 Jan 202026/01/20
£670
Sun 02 Feb 202002/02/20
£674
Sun 09 Feb 202009/02/20
£717
Sun 16 Feb 202016/02/20
£1123
This package holiday to Akas Cabins in Yllas, Finland / Lapland departs Sunday 27th January 2019, for a 7 night stay on a "self catering" board basis. A local tourist tax (Taxe de Sejour or Kurtaxe) is levied by many councils in European ski resorts. It varies by standard and type of accommodation and is age dependent, so not everyone is charged. It's not included in the basic price of your holiday and is usually paid locally. For reference, the average charged in winter 15/16 was between 50p and £2 per person, per night.

Resort - about Yllas - about holidays in Yllas - about ski holidays in Yllas - about ski holidays in Yllas Finland / Lapland

Short transfers Northern Lights Finland’s biggest ski area Winter-wonderland

This magical resort is perfect for beginners and families, cross-country lovers and those looking for as much fun off the slopes as on them. Whether rendered speechless by the Northern Lights, popping in to see Santa Claus or spending a night in an Ice Hotel, this once-in-a-lifetime resort will give you an unforgettable experience.

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Families Groups Non-skiers Cross-country skiing

Yllas webcam

Snow Report: Top cm, Bottom cm

Snow Forecast: cm expected this week

Snow History: January average depth 47.33cm

Yllas trail map

Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Kittila35 mins
Region:Lapland, Finland
First opened:1957

Yllas lift pass price last reported as 178€ (adult 6 day). Ask for a quote when booking Akas Cabins.
Night skiing: Yes
Yllas has N,E,S,W facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing November-May.

Town altitude: 255m
Top of slopes: 718m
Bottom of piste: 255m
Vertical drop: 463m
Total length of trails:53km
Longest piste:3km
This gorgeous Lapland resort (pronounced “U-las”) has welcomed skiers since the 1930’s and is the biggest of the 35 ski areas in Finland, home to the country’s longest slope, the 3km Jättipitkä run (which translates to ‘enormously long’!). The resort is split into two villages on either side of the region’s highest “fell” - a smooth mountain rising above the treeline. Both villages have remained true to their roots - Ylläsjärvi in the south and Äkäslompolo in the north – and both are authentic,...
With 53km of downhill slopes, the skiing is fairly compact although over 300km of designated tracks make this one of the best cross-country destinations in the world. The uncrowded, perfectly groomed slopes are a beginner’s dream and make learning to ski a fun and relaxing experience. The ski schools meet on both sides of the mountain and speak excellent English with group lessons normally having small class sizes to give a personal feel. Early intermediates will love the wide, cruising runs which are perf...
Both villages are sleepy and traditional so while there are nice places to go for a drink, those looking for a European party scene might be somewhat disappointed. The focus is more on relaxation and entertainment away from the slopes of which there’s more than enough to keep all ages very happy. The Akäs hotel is most popular for a few drinks with a dance floor and club inside, while the restaurants in the resort serve all kinds of local delicacies – reindeer and freshly caught fish are both highly recommend...

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