· next to Lake Talvijärvi · 2 minutes' walk to the nearest lift · 15 minutes' uphill walk to the resort centre, main ski lifts, supermarket and leisure centre · 1 minute's walk to the ski bus stop · 30 minutes' bus ride to the ski school meeting place · Hotel RukaTonttu restaurant close by
The modern, well furnished RukaTonttu Apartments offer an excellent standard of accommodation in Ruka. They overlook the lake and are close to the Talvijarvi slopes, which link you to the main ski area.
The Hotel RukaTonttu is a few minutes' walk away and has an à la carte restaurant and bar. There's also the option to add on breakfast, dinner or half board meals, which are all served at the hotel. If you want to head in to Ruka Village, it's a 15 minute uphill walk or a short bus ride.
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.
All apartments have a kitchenette with hot plates, microwave, kettle, coffee maker, fridge and dishwasher; living/dining area with table, fireplace, TV and DVD player; bathroom with shower, WC and drying cabient; private sauna; free WiFi; and balcony. Laundry room is shared. Bed linen, towels and end-of-stay cleaning (except kitchen area) are included.
Type C Apartment - sleeps 2-4: One twin bedroom and a seperate alcove room with bunk beds.
Type E Apartment - sleeps 2-6 (max 5 adults): Two twin bedrooms and a sofa bed in the living area (suitable for 1 adult or 2 children).
· option to upgrade to breakfast, dinner or half board, with meals taken at the nearby Hotel RukaTonttu · breakfast is a hot and cold buffet · dinner is buffet or waiter-served depending on numbers · Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve gala meals are 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
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Snow History: December average depth 27.67cm
Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:
Ruka lift pass price last reported as 204€ (adult 6 day). Ask for a quote when booking RukaTonttu Apartments.
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|