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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 Ruka Valley Apartments

ski-in, ski-out
1 minute’s walk to the gondola to Ruka village centre
2 minutes’ walk to the ski school meeting point
1 minute’s walk to the nursery slopes
mini-market located inside the hotel

Overview - apartment description - Ruka Valley Apartments description

The Ruka Valley Apartments are a great pick for families and groups who want a peaceful wintery retreat. It’s tucked in a car-free zone between the Ruka ski area and the Valtavaara nature reserve – this is a quiet spot where you can really appreciate the snowy Finnish scenery. If you want to visit a bar or restaurant, then the Village-2-Valley gondola will get you to the centre of Ruka village in 5 minutes. It’d be hard to get closer to slopes, so starting your ski day is a breeze. Just step outside and the nearest lift is a snowball’s throw away and it’s a one minute walk to the nursery area. At the end of the day you can ski right back to the accommodation.

The building has been designed to complement the forested landscape, with stone walls and weathered timber. Inside, you can choose from a range of cosy studios and spacious apartments, all finished to a high standard with stylish grey and pastel colour themes. For an extra touch of luxury, stay in a type E1 apartment, where you can soak up mountain views while having a dip in the outdoor hot tub.

Evenings here are all about snug nights in. Head to the Ruka Valley bar to enjoy a nightcap and some live music, before having a relaxing session in your own private sauna.

As for mealtimes, you can choose the freedom of being fully self-catered and grab some ingredients from the mini-market in the hotel to whip up tasty meals. Or if you’d prefer to leave the cooking to someone else, then you can opt for bed & breakfast or upgrade to half-board. Meals are taken in the onsite CampKitchen restaurant – with a buffet-style breakfast to start the day and 3-course evening meal to round things off.

Facilities - Ruka Valley Apartments features

• bar • lounge • live music • restaurant • sun terrace • free WiFi • free internet terminal • ski room with lockers • lift to all floors

Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

These rooms are offered on a bed & breakfast basis. They’re non-smoking and have free WiFi, a TV, a hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities.

Type B1 studio (28m²) – sleeps 1-3 (max 2 adults and 1 child aged up to 15 years): Twin beds, extra pull-out bed, shower, WC and private sauna.

Type A studio (28m²) – sleeps 1-2: Twin beds, bath with shower attachment, WC and private sauna.

Cots are available to hire for €10.



Apartment facilities

These apartments are self-catering and all have free WiFi, a TV and a kitchenette with a microwave, oven, hot plates, toaster, fridge, kettle and coffee machine. Bed linen, towels and end-of-stay cleaning of the apartment but not dishes are included.

Type C studio (32m²) – sleeps 1-4 (max 2 adults and 2 children aged up to 15 years): Open-plan living area, twin beds, mezzanine with double bed (accessed by a ladder and only suitable for children), bathroom with shower, WC and a private sauna.

Type E apartment (48m²) – sleeps 1-4 (max 4 adults and 2 children aged up to 15 years): Two bedrooms with twin beds, lounge, bathroom with a shower, WC and private sauna.

Type E1 (58m²) – sleeps 1-6 (max 4 adults and 2 children aged up to 15 years): Two bedrooms with twin beds, lounge with double sofa bed, bathroom with a shower and WC, an additional WC, a separate private sauna and hot tub.

These apartments are self-catering and all have free WiFi, a TV and a kitchenette with a microwave, oven, hot plates, toaster, fridge, kettle and coffee machine. Bed linen, towels and end-of-stay cleaning of the apartment but not dishes are included.

Type C studio (32m²) – sleeps 1-4 (max 2 adults and 2 children aged up to 15 years): Open-plan living area, twin beds, mezzanine with double bed (accessed by a ladder and only suitable for children), bathroom with shower, WC and a private sauna.

Type E apartment (48m²) – sleeps 1-4 (max 4 adults and 2 children aged up to 15 years): Two bedrooms with twin beds, lounge, bathroom with a shower, WC and private sauna.

Type E1 (58m²) – sleeps 1-6 (max 4 adults and 2 children aged up to 15 years): Two bedrooms with twin beds, lounge with double sofa bed, bathroom with a shower and WC, an additional WC, a separate private sauna and hot tub.


Meals - food and drink in Ruka Valley Apartments

We update Ruka Valley Apartments'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 - apartment dates & departure airports - Ruka Valley Apartments dates & departure airports

Price per person with: Prices shown are per person based on: Prices shown are per person based on: The prices shown here are per person and based on the following criteria:
Sun 22 Dec 201922/12/19
available 1 sharing, 2 sharing, 3 sharing, 4 sharing
Sun 29 Dec 201929/12/19
available 1 sharing, 2 sharing, 3 sharing, 4 sharing
Sun 05 Jan 202005/01/20
£424£317
Sun 12 Jan 202012/01/20
£471£374
Sun 19 Jan 202019/01/20
£477£413
Sun 26 Jan 202026/01/20
£509£449
Sun 02 Feb 202002/02/20
£524£471
Sun 09 Feb 202009/02/20
£696£653
Sun 16 Feb 202016/02/20
£1155
This package holiday to Ruka Valley Apartments 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.
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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: November average depth 12.5cm

Ruka trail map

Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Kuusamo30mins
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 Valley Apartments.
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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