Ruka Log Cabins 4*, Ruka

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

Location - where is Ruka Log Cabins 4*

Type E cabins (Rantaruka) · located in West Ruka near to Lake Kesäjärvi · 1 minute's walk to the ski bus stop · 20 minutes' bus ride or 30 minutes' uphill walk to Ruka centre and the main ski lifts · 25 minutes' bus ride to the Vuosseli slopes in East Ruka, with ski school area and Rosa and Rudolph Snow Park

Type G and G1 cabins (Tunturitila and Tupasvilla) · located in West Ruka near to Lake Talvijärvi · 2 minutes' walk to the ski bus stop · 15-20 minutes' uphill walk to Ruka centre and the main ski lifts · 20 minutes' bus ride to the Vuosseli slopes in East Ruka, with ski school area and Rosa and Rudolph Snow Park

Please note: Tunturitila is about a 15-minute walk away from both Rantaruka and Tupasvilla. Tupasvilla is around a 30-minute walk from Rantaruka.

Overview - hotel description - Ruka Log Cabins 4* description

The Ruka Log Cabins are perfect for families or groups of friends looking for the traditional Finnish holiday experience. Located in a secluded area in West Ruka, the cabins are close to the breathtaking natural scenery of Lake Kesäjärvi or Lake Talvijärvi.

Ideal if you’re looking for peace and quiet, the cabins are still within walking distance of Ruka centre, with all the shops, bars and restaurants on offer. The uphill walk will certainly warm you up in the mornings and, at the end of the day, you could try sledging back down. The ski lifts and ski bus stop are also close by. Plus, if you fancy trying cross-country skiing, the trails start right outside the door.

The cabins are furnished to a high standard and the full kitchens are well equipped with modern appliances, so you can avoid paying for meals out every night – though of course it’s nice to treat yourself too.

After a day spent in sub zero temperatures on the slopes or enjoying any of the unmissable winter activities, you’ll appreciate the chance to warm up in your private sauna. After that, you can relax in the spacious living area in front of the roaring log fire, ready for another full-on day tomorrow.

Please note:

Check-in time is at 4pm. However, if your transfer arrives before check-in time, you will be dropped off in Ruka's village centre. From here, you will need to take the free ski bus to your cabin for the designated check-in time. Check-out is at 12pm. If your transfer coach is scheduled after 12pm, you will need to make your own way to the village centre, via the free ski bus, in order to be collected.

Facilities - Ruka Log Cabins 4* features

· wood burning fire in all cabins with unlimited firewood · private sauna · non-smoking

Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

All cabins have a combined living and dining area with a TV, wood burning fire with unlimited firewood, drying cabinet for clothes, iron and private sauna. The kitchen is fully equipped with an electric oven and hot plates, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Bed linen, towels and end-of-stay cleaning (except kitchen area) are included.

Type E Apartment - sleeps 2-6: Log apartment in a terraced cabin, with one double bedroom, two twin bedrooms, separate WC and a bathroom with a shower, WC and sauna.

Type G Apartment- sleeps 2-8 (max 6 adults): Log apartment in a semi-detached cabin with two twin bedrooms, bathroom with two showers, sauna and WC, separate WC and a washing machine. Upper level has a twin bedroom with a low sloping ceiling (150cm high) and an open mezzanine with a double bed and two mattresses on the floor.

Type G1 Apartment- sleeps 2-8 (max 6 adults): Semi-detached log cabin with two twin bedrooms, bathroom with sauna, shower, WC, and washing machine. Upper level is a twin bedroom (low entrance door and low ceiling) and an open mezzanine with twin beds.

Please note: Beds may not be made up, and customer may be required to do this themselves on arrival.Rantaruka cabins have mattresses on the mezzaine, not beds.

Meals - food and drink in Ruka Log Cabins 4*

We update Ruka Log Cabins 4*'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.

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This package holiday to Ruka Log Cabins 4* in Ruka, Finland / Lapland departs Sunday 5th January 2020, 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 Ruka - about holidays in Ruka - about ski holidays in Ruka - about ski holidays in Ruka Finland / Lapland

Northern lights Short transfers Winter wonderland activities

As well as a modern ski area catering for beginners, intermediates and freestylers, this fairytale Finnish resort has miles upon miles of cross-country trails and a whole host of activities like husky sledding and reindeer safaris. If this wasn’t enough, Santa lives down the road and the chance to see the mystical Northern Lights completes the package!

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Families Non-skiers Cross-country Late-season

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Snow Report: Top cm, Bottom cm

Snow Forecast: cm expected this week

Snow History: January average depth 36.83cm

Ruka trail map

Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Region:Kuusamo, Finland
First opened:1954

Ruka lift pass price last reported as 164.50€ (adult 6 day). Ask for a quote when booking Ruka Log Cabins 4*.
Night skiing: Yes
Ruka has N S E W facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing October - May.

Town altitude: 291m
Top of slopes: 492m
Bottom of piste: 291m
Vertical drop: 201m
Total length of trails:20km
Longest piste:1.3km
Nestled in the Finnish hills on the borders of Lapland, just south of the Arctic Circle, a visit here is a once-in-a-lifetime experience (and many return again and again). Sometimes called the ‘gateway to Lapland’, the resort was founded in the winter of 1954 when the first slope opened. Since then it’s flourished, winning ‘Finnish Ski Resort of the Year’ at the 2013 World Ski Awards - there are now 34 groomed runs and over 500km of cross country trails. Most packages have flights that go via Helsinki...
Whilst larger resorts can be a bit overwhelming, the compact, unintimidating ski area here is just right for first timers. Many of the lifts are beginner-friendly t-bars and Ruka also boasts the largest and oldest ski school in Finland. 41% of the runs are suitable for beginners – including the longest at 1.3km (blue 27 on the piste map). We also like number 7, which is a confidence boosting green that takes you back to the village. Intermediates are just as well catered for with 43% of slopes classified red...
Ruka’s well known in Finland for its vibrant and friendly après ski, with a number of bars, pubs and restaurants to suit all tastes. We love Chalet Ruka Peak where you can sip on cocktails and sample refined dishes in a smart, cosy lounge with stunning arctic views. If you’re feeling adventurous, don’t miss the Riipinen Wild Game Restaurant where reindeer, elk, bear and arctic fish are nearly always on the menu. The aptly named Classic Pizza Ruka has a friendly, informal setting. The Kontioluola bar regularl...

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