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4.0 out of 5 based on 1 review
The Saaga is really nice, it’s quite new and modern but with cosy log fires and the overall atmosphere is pretty quiet and relaxing. The food was nice and everyone in the hotel was really friendly – lots of Brits! We used the steam room, the swimming pool and the Jacuzzis which were all good, especially if yo... + more
Colin, Ealing
4 out of 5
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Package - what's included - what's included & available - what's included plus available extras - what's included & what extras are available

Half Board
Flights Included
No Lift Pass
No Ski Rental
No Boot Rental
No Ski School

Location - where is Ylläs Saaga Spa Hotel

    • Ski-in/ski-out

Overview - hotel description - Ylläs Saaga Spa Hotel description

The Ylläs Saaga Hotel is a modern ski-in/ski-out luxury resort hotel that has amazing views over the Lappish countryside and fells. The hotel is right in the centre of the Ylläsjärvi side of the fell, so is next to the ski lifts, ski school and ski hire shop.

The Fireplace Bar is the perfect place to come after a day on the slopes to unwind and warm up with a couple of drinks. There's also excellent spa facilities, including an indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, hot tub and gym. The hotel rooms are of a great standard and views over the fell or horizon, many with a balcony.

The hotel also offers apartments, which is a great option if you require more space and facilities. Guests staying here are self-catering but have the option to pre-book half board (at a supplement) which is taken in the hotel.

Families - any extra notes for parents with children

  • Children's pool and play area
  • Children's pool
  • Play room

Facilities - Ylläs Saaga Spa Hotel features

  • Games room
  • WiFi
  • Lounge area
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room
  • Gym
  • Swimming pool (indoor)
  • Café
  • Bar

Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

  • No. of rooms: 120
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 4


The beautifully furnished hotel rooms all include shower, WC, hairdryer, TV and radio, drying closet and WiFi. Most rooms have a balcony or terrace.

  • Standard Twin Room (A4) sleeps 2-4 people have 2 twin beds plus double sofa sleeper bed, and facilities as above
  • Single Room (B1) is sole occupancy of the standard twin room. No single supplement on all dates

Bedroom facilities

  • Availability of a cot
  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • No. of steps into property: 4
  • Access ramp: Yes

Suitable for wheelchair users.

Meals - food and drink in Ylläs Saaga Spa Hotel

  • No of restaurants: 2
  • Distance to nearest restaurant serving dinner outside of property:


  • Dress code for restaurants:


  • Breakfast service:

    Hot and cold buffet breakfast. 07:00 - 10:00

  • Dinner service:
    • 3 course dinner with choice of main course (buffet style or served)
    • Available 17:00 - 20:00
    • New Year Gala Dinner is a buffet with music, dancing and glass of sparkling wine
    • Guests receive a 30% reduction towards the à la carte menu (guests to inform reception by 18.00h the day before, à la carte restaurant is not guaranteed to be open all season)

Board basis options available

  • Half Board
We update Ylläs Saaga Spa Hotel'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 - Ylläs Saaga Spa Hotel dates & departure airports

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Sun 27 Nov 202227/11/22
£1399£1099Special OfferDeal
Sun 04 Dec 202204/12/22
£1559£1339Special OfferDeal
Sun 11 Dec 202211/12/22
£1639£1389Special OfferDeal
Sun 18 Dec 202218/12/22
available Manchester, Bristol
Mon 26 Dec 202226/12/22
available Manchester, Bristol
Sun 01 Jan 202301/01/23
£1219£1049Special OfferDeal
Sun 08 Jan 202308/01/23
£1049£989Special OfferDeal
Sun 15 Jan 202315/01/23
£1049£989Special OfferDeal
Sun 22 Jan 202322/01/23
£1049£999Special OfferDeal
Sun 29 Jan 202329/01/23
£1029£1009Special OfferDeal
Sun 05 Feb 202305/02/23
£1389£1259Special OfferDeal
Sun 12 Feb 202312/02/23
£2159£2059Special OfferDeal
Sun 19 Feb 202319/02/23
available Manchester, Bristol
Sun 26 Nov 202326/11/23
Sun 03 Dec 202303/12/23
Sun 10 Dec 202310/12/23
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Sun 07 Jan 202407/01/24
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Sun 18 Feb 202418/02/24
available Manchester, Bristol
This package holiday to Ylläs Saaga Spa Hotel in Yllas, Finland / Lapland departs Sunday 4th February 2024, for a 7 night stay on a "half board" 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: December average depth 33.17cm

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 207€ (adult high season 6 days pass). Ask for a quote when booking Ylläs Saaga Spa Hotel.
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 1930s 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, b...
With 63km 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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"Relaxed log fires, pool and jacuzzi + nice bar"

Colin, Ealing
4/ out of 5
The Saaga is really nice, it’s quite new and modern but with cosy log fires and the overall atmosphere is pretty quiet and relaxing. The food was nice and everyone in the hotel was really friendly – lots of Brits! We used the steam room, the swimming pool and the Jacuzzis which were all good, especially if you want to relax after skiing. There’s a hut down the little road but the hotel itself has a really nice bar if you want a few drinks. Our room was nice and spacious, all the rooms have balconies and on the side of the hotel we stayed on you could see right across the little street which wound further down. I think you got the view up into the mountains if your room was on the other side. I stayed here with friends and would say it’s best for couples or smaller groups. There weren’t many families when we were here but we didn’t stay over any school holidays, I expect over Christmas there might be more families here who want to meet Father Christmas in Lapland!
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