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The Ice Hotels in Scandinavia


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The Igloo Village in Saariselka, Finland
Kakslauttanen Igloo Village in Finland

Kakslauttanen Igloo Village in Finland

© Kakslauttanen Igloo Village
In Finnish Lapland you'll find Igloo Village, part of Hotel Kakslauttanen. Igloo Village is a very unique ice hotel and is quite popular among adventurous Finland travelers looking for a night in a real igloo. You can book your own igloo here between December and April.

Igloo Village offers guests three types of accommodation: 20 snow igloos for an authentic arctic experience, 32 traditional rustic log cabins, and 20 warm glass igloos to watch the Northern Lights from your bed.

At Igloo Village, you receive insulated sleeping bags, socks and headcover for the snow igloos. The weather in Scandinavia can get cold. The snow igloos are made for 1-5 guests per igloo. At night, there is total silence inside your igloo, and the only stimulation for your senses besides the freezing temperatures of -3 to -6 degrees Celsius (21-27 degrees Fahrenheit) is the softly colored lighting built into the walls of your igloo.

After spending your night at Igloo Village, don't miss the "largest smoke sauna in the world" to warm up and jump into the river if you're a brave one. Finns do it! Even the restaurant here is a record-breaker. It's said to be the world's largest snow restaurant, seating 150 guests inside a single igloo. Then there's the Ice Bar, an Ice Chapel, and the Ice Gallery to explore...

You can find the location of Igloo Village outside the town Saariselkä in Finnish Lapland. A bigger city nearby is Ivalo. The Ivalo Airport is only half an hour away from the igloo hotel (check flight prices to Ivalo, Finland).

Compare the Igloo Village with other accommodation in Saariselka: All hotels in Saariselka

You can ask about Igloo Village reservations at Hotel Kakslauttanen by phone: +358 16 667 100 (make sure you know how to call Finland).

Find out what ice hotels can look like in the Ice Hotel Photo Gallery!

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