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Stay in the Glass Igloo, Finland 2024-2025

Experience one of the best night stays in a stunning glass igloo and enjoy the beauty of nature, especially the Northern Lights

Best time: late August–April

Stay in the Glass Igloo
Stay in the Glass Igloo

The night stay won't be too warm and cozy, but it will definitely be one of the most memorable. Inside the igloo, you will feel very comfortable and warm, and the most fantastic thing about it is the glass around. It's like sleeping in the open air among nature and the stars. This village of igloos is located in the open area surrounded only by pines, snow, and the sky.

This is probably the best spot to marvel at the beauty of Northern Lights, as you wait for this natural phenomenon inside a warm and cozy room at Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort. There is even an Aurora Alarm that will wake you up so you won't miss it. The igloos are open for booking from late August through the month of April that coincides with the Northern Lights season.

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When is the best time of year to visit Finland to experience the Northern Lights?

From late August through April, is the best season to witness the Northern Lights in Finland. In this season, tourists can reserve the attractive glass igloos at Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort. These igloos are the most preferred choice for an alluring stay experience under the sky full of stars. Show more

Where is the Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort located?

Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort can be found approximately a 30 minute drive away from the nearest village, surrounded by snow, pines and the enchanting sky, in Finland. The resort can be easily accessed through varied modes of transportation including car, bus, or airplane via Ivalo airport. Show more

How are the glass igloos kept warm in the winter?

The glass igloos at Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort keep their guests warm during winter through an exclusive heating system specifically designed to keep the windows from freezing over. The igloos are made of unique thermal glass which traps heat to maintain a cozy temperature. Moreover, the floors are also heated to retain warmth inside the igloo. Show more

What other activities can be done at the Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort?

In addition to observing the Northern Lights, tourists can indulge in various other activities while staying at the Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort. Activities include skiing, ice fishing, snowmobiling, reindeer and husky safaris. Alongside, the resort features traditional Finnish saunas, an ice bar, and multiple restaurant and food options, serving both international and local cuisine. Show more

Can guests access amenities like restaurants, spas, and saunas during their stay in the glass igloo?

Absolutely, guests staying at the glass igloos in Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort can access a variety of amenities such as restaurants, spas, and saunas, provided in the resort. These facilities are spread throughout the resort, providing easy access to its visitors through short walks or shuttle rides. Bathrooms are not provided in the igloos, however, they are readily available nearby for guest convenience. Show more

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