In addition to the amenities within the building, there’s a laundrette, off licence and café next door. Half board meals are taken at the Colorado and Villisika restaurants, only a 2 minute walk away. The Colorado is also the closest, and one of the best, places to grab a drink and shoot some pool.
Situated in the centre of the village, just steps to the lifts and a short bus journey to the ski school meeting place, the Ruka Suites are a great choice for both families and groups.
The suites themselves are modern, clean and cosy. Most of them also have fantastic views of the village, slopes or snowy woodland. Key code entry means you don’t have to worry about losing or sharing physical keys. Plus, all the rooms come with private saunas for après relaxation and drying cabinets to warm your gear ready for the next day’s skiing.
The kitchenettes are handy for home cooking - especially if you go for a larger G2 apartment which comes with an oven. If you do fancy eating out one evening, there’s plenty of restaurants within a few minutes' walk.
You don’t even have to leave the building for many amenities - simply nip downstairs for the supermarket, kindergarten and sandwich place. You’ll also find free ski lockers, a bowling alley and an adventure play area on-site - what more could you ask for?
· supermarket and leisure centre within the building · off licence, café and launderette next door · free WiFi
All apartments have a kitchenette with hot plates, kettle, coffee maker, microwave oven, fridge and dishwasher; bathroom with shower, separate WC, private sauna and drying area; TV, DVD/CD player, free WiFi, balcony and ski lockers (in ski room). Bed linen, towels and end-of-stay cleaning (except kitchen area) are included.
Type E2 apartment - sleeps 2-6 (max 4 adults): Living/dining area with corner sofa bed, one twin bedroom and a seperate alcove room with bunk beds.
Type G2 apartment - sleeps 2-8 (max 6 adults): As type E2 with an additional alcove room with bunk beds, plus an additional WC, oven and a washing machine.
· optional upgrade to bed and breakfast, dinner or half board · breakfast is a buffet taken at the Colorado restaurant (2 minutes' walk) · evening meals are taken in the Villisika restaurant (2 minutes' walk ) and vary between a set menu with choice of dishes or a buffet with one main dish, depending on the number of reservations · Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve gala dinners included with dinner and half board options
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•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.
Great for •Families •Non-skiers •Cross-country •Late-season
Snow Report: Top cm, Bottom cm
Snow Forecast: cm expected this week
Snow History: April average depth 75.33cm
Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:
Ruka lift pass price last reported as 204€ (adult 6 day). Ask for a quote when booking Ruka Suites.
Night skiing: Yes
Ruka has N S E W facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing October - May.
|Top of slopes:||492m|
|Bottom of piste:||291m|
|Total length of trails:||20km|