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

Location: where is Yllasrinne Cabins (Santa Breaks)

The cabins are within walking distance of the Ylläsrinne Hotel where your half board meals will be taken. it is between 150 - 1,000 metres walk depending on the cabin you are staying in.

It is 3.5 kilometres to Ylläsjarvi Ski Resort from the cabins and there is a ski bus service which you can pay for locally.

It is also 14 kilometres to Äkäslompolo town located on the other side of the fell with a bus service connecting the two sides.

Overview: hotel description: Yllasrinne Cabins (Santa Breaks) description

Complete your Lapland trip and stay in the stunning arctic surroundings of Ylläs in one of these Ylläsrinne Cabins. Located on the edge of the Pallas-Ylläs National Park amongst the snowy trees, you'll have plenty of space to play in the snow and enjoy the natural beauty of the untouched landscape.

Fantastic for families, large or small

These Ylläsrinne cabins are the ideal base for a Santa Break. The smaller chocolate-box cabins are perfect for small families whilst the bigger detached cabins are well suited to larger groups - so there'll be lots of opportunities for quality time and fun together. And when you're not out searching for Santa or exploring Lapland on one of our exciting excursions, you can look forward to getting back to your cabin to cosy up by the fire.

Specially selected cabins

We've picked each cabin for their individual charm and furnishings as they all have their own unique style. The traditional Finnish cabins are dotted around the wintery woodland of the Arctic Circle. You'll get to experience the remote winter wonderland of Lapland first hand, whilst being within walking distance of the Ylläsrinne Hotel, the meeting point for your excursions and safaris.

Food and drink

We've taken care of the dining arrangements, with breakfast and dinner included at the neighbouring Ylläsrinne Hotel. You can also choose to have lunch here as an optional add-on. Head to the dining room for a buffet of warm, hearty food to keep you going after days out in the snow exploring Finnish Lapland.

Why is this a Choice property?

  • Cosy log cabins - Perfect for families, these cosy cabins will make you feel right at home on your Santa Breaks holiday this winter.
  • Remote location - Dotted around the Arctic Circle, the remote and untouched landscapes surrounding these Ylläsrinne Cabins achieve that ultimate winter wilderness feel everybody wants on a Lapland holiday.
  • Half board included - Sit back and relax and enjoy breakfast and dinner included in your stay meaning less time worrying about cooking and more time out in the snow searching for Santa!

Distance of Yllasrinne Cabins (Santa Breaks) to Ski Lifts

See which Yllas ski lifts are nearest to Yllasrinne Cabins (Santa Breaks).

  • Länsiraja t-bar - 1821m
  • Ylläs 1 Gondoli gondola - 2332m
  • Mattohissi magic carpet - 2416m
  • Ylläs Express chair lift - 2469m
  • Saaga t-bar - 2480m
  • Taikamatto magic carpet - 2496m
  • Sportti t-bar - 2747m
  • Huippu 2 t-bar - 3015m
  • Aurinko t-bar - 3116m
  • Kuru II t-bar - 4896m
  • Jokeri 2 t-bar - 5628m
  • Jokeri 1 t-bar - 5639m
  • Ylläs Aurinko Express chair lift - 5802m
  • Aurinkosompa drag lift - 5831m
  • Ylläs 1 t-bar - 5949m
  • Ylläs 2 t-bar - 5949m
  • Tenava platter - 5963m
  • Ankkuri t-bar - 6033m
  • Ankkurinappi drag lift - 6045m
  • Jokeri-Pokeri platter - 6105m
  • Kulkuri platter - 6111m
  • Dondo platter - 6201m
  • Perhe platter - 6224m

Navigating in Yllas can vary, as distances from Yllasrinne Cabins (Santa Breaks) to ski lifts are in a straight line.

Facilities: Yllasrinne Cabins (Santa Breaks) features

The Ylläsrinne Cabins offers all the needed facilities for the perfect Lapland cabin holiday experience, including:

  • Guests can enjoy breakfast and dinner at the Ylläsrinne Hotel
  • Lunch available at the Ylläsrinne Hotel (supplement)
  • WiFi available in all cabins
  • Firewood, linen, towels and final clean included. Beds to be made up on arrival

Room Types: Yllasrinne Cabins (Santa Breaks) bedrooms


We've handpicked these 13 cabins for their unique charm and furnishings. Scattered in the grounds surrounding the Ylläsrinne Hotel, they range from 150 to 1000 metres away from the hotel. Each property is equipped with Wi-Fi and firewood is provided as standard.

As a minimum, all cabins provide kitchen facilities with fridge, oven, microwave, kettle and toaster. They all have a sauna to warm up in after exploring the great outdoors, plus bed linen and towels are included (beds to be made on arrival).

Please note that the steps to the mezzanines are steep and mezzanine ceilings are low or sloping.

Kissalanminttu 1 , 2 & 3 sleep 1-4 people and are about 38m². Each cabin has one double bedroom with an additional single bunk above, plus a single sofa bed in the living room. There is also one bathroom WC with wet room style shower and a drying closet. These cabins are semi-detached and sit side by side, located about 1000 metres from the Ylläsrinne Hotel.

Villa Lumi 3 & 4 sleep 1-4 people and are about 50m². These cabins have one small double bedroom in an alcove which is separated from the living room by a curtain, and a mezzanine with 2 single beds. Each cabin has one bathroom WC. Cabin 3 is semi-detached and cabin 2 is adjacent, both are located about 600 metres from the Ylläsrinne Hotel.


Karpalo sleeps 2-5 people and is about 44m². This cabin has one twin bedroom, plus one single and one double bed on the mezzanine. There is one bathroom WC with shower. This cabin is semi detached and located 500 metres from the Ylläsrinne Hotel.

Villa Ylläs A& B sleep 2-6 people and are about 55m². Villa Ylläs A has two twin bedrooms, Villa Ylläs B has one double bedroom and one twin bedroom and both cabins have two single beds in the mezzanine (suitable for children aged 8-14 years only). There is one bathroom WC with shower. These cabins are semi-detached and sit side by side, located about 500 metres from the Ylläsrinne Hotel.

Hotellintie 2B (Mökkelö) sleeps 2-6 people and is about 55m². This cabin has one double bedroom and one twin bedroom plus 2 single beds in the mezzanine (suitable for children aged 8-14 years only). There is one bathroom WC with a shower. This cabin is semi-detached and located about 300 metres from the Ylläsrinne Hotel.

Oskari & Justinna sleep 2-6 people and are about 52m². Both cabins have one double bedroom, one single bedroom (Oskari) or a twin bedroom (Justinna) plus 2 single beds in the mezzanine (suitable for children aged 8-14 years only). There is one bathroom WC with shower and drying closet. These cabins are semi-detached and located 200 metres from the Ylläsrinne Hotel. The image used is of cabin Justinna, the style of Oskari is very similar.

Palovartjian Maja sleeps 2-7 people and is about 52m². This cabin has one twin bedroom, one bunk-bed room with 3rd small single bed (suitable for children aged 8-14 years only) and a mezzanine with a double bed. There is one bathroom WC with shower. This cabin is semi-detached and is about 150 metres from the Ylläsrinne Hotel.

Aukun Maja sleeps 4-10 people and is 147m². This cabin has three double bedrooms, all with single bunk above and single sofa bed in the living room. There is a large living room on the ground floor with dining area. Upstairs there is another large dining area and kitchen, a separate WC and one bathroom WC with a shower and a drying closet. This cabin is detached and is about 1000 metres from the Ylläsrinne Hotel.

  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: No
  • Access ramp: No

Not suitable for wheelchair users.

Meals: Yllasrinne Cabins (Santa Breaks) food & drink

You can enjoy a stress-free holiday when staying in one of these Ylläsrinne cabins as the cabins include a half-board basis, with breakfast and dinner enjoyed at the Ylläsrinne Hotel.

You'll also have the option to have lunch included at the Ylläsrinne Hotel for an extra supplement.

A Festive Feast is included for all guests staying in these cabins for winter 2023.

Board basis options available

  • Half Board
We update Yllasrinne Cabins (Santa Breaks)'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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Sun 01 Dec 202401/12/24
available Gatwick, Bristol
Wed 04 Dec 202404/12/24
£1519Special OfferDeal
Sun 08 Dec 202408/12/24
available Gatwick, Bristol
Wed 11 Dec 202411/12/24
£1517Special OfferDeal
Sun 15 Dec 202415/12/24
available Gatwick, Bristol
Wed 18 Dec 202418/12/24
£1633Special OfferDeal
Sun 30 Nov 202530/11/25
available Gatwick, Bristol
Wed 03 Dec 202503/12/25
Sun 07 Dec 202507/12/25
available Gatwick, Bristol
Wed 10 Dec 202510/12/25
Sun 14 Dec 202514/12/25
available Gatwick, Bristol
Wed 17 Dec 202517/12/25
This package holiday to Yllasrinne Cabins (Santa Breaks) in Yllas, Finland / Lapland departs Wednesday 20th December 2023, for a 4 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 2024 was between €1 and €3 per person, per night.

Resort: about Yllas: about holidays in Yllas: about ski holidays in Yllas: about ski holidays in Yllas Finland / Lapland

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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.

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Great for Families Groups Non-skiers Cross-country skiing

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Snow History: February average depth 49.83cm

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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 Yllasrinne Cabins (Santa Breaks).
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
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