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Beautiful views and nice slopes

Skiing in Finland can many times be a bit hectic and short lived experience. But at Ylläs you just... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Helsinki, Finland

The are no other words to describe these auto of this place. Magical is the only word that can be... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Lehontie 2 | Äkäslompolo, 95980, Finland
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Skiing in Finland can many times be a bit hectic and short lived experience. But at Ylläs you just might get enough gentle downhill time to relax your mind and concentrate on enjoying. I recommend trying this out atleast once in your life!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank pekkaopuhakka
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The are no other words to describe these auto of this place. Magical is the only word that can be used. We have visited twice now over the Christmas period. The most recent time we were treated to the most wonderful Northern lights show. Thank-you!

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank sfletcher776
Reviewed 14 April 2018

My husband and I went to Yllas for February half term. We were worried that it would be absolutely rammed as usually this is an awful week to go skiing. It was the opposite. We had the pistes and lifts virtually to ourselves and never...More

Date of experience: February 2018
10  Thank Hobbit_On_Tour537
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Yllas has two main skiing areas - Yllas Sports Resort (Saaga) and Y1. Saaga is a purpose built resort approximately 30 minutes from Akaslompolo by ski bus although it can be accessed by using several tows at Y1. Saaga has lots of long runs (including...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Maxine H
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Ylläs is highest ski resort in Finland and not many of them offers comfortable gondol rides to the top of mountain. Cause in Finland safety is priority they don't take any chances and if its windy day gondol will be shut down. And remember this...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank zigloader
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We came to Ylläs after a break from skiing to try something different. We were very pleased with our choice. The weather was glorious and the piste conditions excellent throughout. The slopes are not as long as in many of the French resorts we have...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Craig G
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Been several times to Yllas and stayed in various log cabins....Jayne the rep was fantastic as my two year old was very poorly. She arranged for us to see the local doctor & helped with local transport. The only thing we can find fault with...More

Date of experience: January 2018
5  Thank saffie2018
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I've stayed at Yllas a few times now, varying from the Log Cabins behind the Akas hotel, to various chalets in the area. The resort comprises of two sides. On the side of the town, there's a few small hotels, cabins and apartments dotted around...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Mike B
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic trip! Amazing accommodation in a Ylläs log cabins - clean, warm and spacious. Really great excursions, we did Reindeer safari, snow mobile driving, Ice Hotel, Elves secret hideaway and Husky ride. We had an awesome week in a Ylläs and already want to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
5  Thank the3hickmans
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We actually went December 2016 to Yllas ,this was our second visit with young children and teenagers,we stayed in log cabins ,this place has got to be the most magical place on earth ,we did husky dog ride ,snowmobiles,reindeer sledge rides ,both of the Santa...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank shirley l
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15 November 2018|
Response from trary2015 |
Looking at webcams it doesn't look like much has fallen yet at hotel level.