The Christmas spirit arguably doesn’t get any stronger than in Lapland, the reputed homeland of Santa Claus. Whether you’re naughty or nice, the friendly elves of Santa’s Village will show you around the post office (every postcard sent from this charming place will be marked with a special stamp), the reindeer’s quarters and more. Even if your visit falls in the other seasons, there’s lots to see all year round. Lapland is well known for its majestic natural scenery, including the expansive Lake Inari where you’ll find perch, pike fish and rainbow trout biting at your lines. That’s definitely not all the wildlife you will see either — Lapland’s indigenous wolves and brown bears roam the frozen forests. If you’re really lucky, you may also be able to marvel at the beautiful aurora borealis or northern lights, the dramatic green hued glow painted across the sky. If you’re planning a trip to this magical city, do check out the list before for some great accommodation options to keep you warm and toasty indoors.
This listing is for a modern apartment with two bedrooms and one bathroom. Each bedroom features one bed, and the living room contains a bed, pull out sofa, and a futon. A total of five guests can sleep here comfortably. Located right in the heart of Rovaniemi, you’ll be within walking distance from a range of restaurants, bars, shops and other amenities. The famous Santa Park Christmas Village is just 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) away.
Apartment 52m2, center of RovaniemiRovaniemi, Lappi, Finland
This is a clean, spacious apartment for four. It has four beds and one bathroom, plus a simple kitchen. The apartment building is also serviced by a lift, which definitely helps bring your luggage up to the guest house. Centrally located, the apartment is within walking distance from cafes, the shopping district, and a lovely park for some fresh air. Several tour agencies are also located nearby.
Pleasant home in the heart of townRovaniemi, Finland
This lovely, modern apartment is simply but tastefully decorated. With four comfortable beds (including a sofa bed), the apartment accommodates up to six guests. The kitchen and dining area are also well equipped, which makes preparing your own meals a breeze. The location of the guest house is fantastic, with a 24-hour supermarket just minutes away by foot. Meanwhile, everyone’s favorite Santa Claus Village is only a stone’s throw away.
Hannelen huoneistot penthouseRovaniemi, Finland
This cabin is full available for rent by up to four guests. Your host is a firm believer of environmentally conscious choices, so the apartment has a geothermal system for heating water, and electrical appliances are powered by renewable resources. The cozy cabin contains three beds (including a fun bunk bed) and sleeps up to four guests. As an extra bonus, guests can also make use of the host’s sleds and outdoor cooking equipment. It is also possible to have freshly prepared breakfast served nearby for a small extra charge.
The Blueberry Studio No. 2Rovaniemi, Finland
This cabin is the epitome of rustic, homely comfort. Its walls are fortified with exposed logs and the furnishings are crafted traditionally from wood. The house contains two beds and one toilet, while the shower is located in your host’s main house just nearby. Location wise, the cabin is near various restaurants and a supermarket that opens til late. However, your hosts will also provide staples in the kitchen for you to cook a hearty meal.
Traditional timberhouse in LaplandIvalo, Finland
This bright and stylish apartment for four has one queen bed and two single beds. The tidy bathroom is small but well equipped with ample toiletries and even a washing machine. The apartment is situated in a peaceful area and surrounded by nature. The gorgeous frozen lake Ounasjoki is a mere 500 meters away, where you can go hiking, ice fishing, and just enjoy the scenery.
Cozy ApartmentsKittilä, Lappi, Finland
This striking cottage with white trim can be spotted from a mile away. It has two bedrooms and six beds, making it suitable for big groups of up to six. The guest house is equipped with modern amenities like an electric stove, dishwasher, and laundry facilities. One of its extra special features is the separate sauna building with wood burning stove, where you can relax and detox in privacy.
A cozy cottage by the riverRovaniemi, Finland
This traditional log cabin is much more spacious than it looks and can sleep up to six guests. Inside there are a total of two single beds, one sofa bed, and one toddler bed. However, its rustic amenities are powered by limited solar electricity and there is no running water within the cabin. Hence, this rental is best suited for the adventurous guests who love being close to nature. In fact, the cabin is so secluded in the forest that there is no direct road and the nearest parking lot is 150 meters (492 feet) away. You will have complete peace and privacy!
Lakeside cottage with a saunaKuusamo, Finland
The apartment in this listing features three beds and provides ample space for up to three guests. Its exposed wood walls, fireplace and warm lights give the rooms a warm, enchanting glow. This unit is located in a slightly more remote spot and the closest stores are approximately 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) away. However, you will be right beside the wonderful Ylä-Juumajärvi lake, various national parks, and berry and mushroom picking grounds.
Apartment/sauna near the KARHUNKIERROS/RUKAKuusamo, Pohjois-pohjanmaa, Finland
The blueberry bedroom is a quaint, cozy room in a single storey cabin. The room contains two beds, a snug armchair, and some furnishings for storing your clothing. You’ll also have access to a tidy bathroom, kitchen and living room. Your host strongly emphasizes eco-friendly practices, including recycling, the use of geothermal systems for heating water, and the use of bicycles instead of vehicles. For this reason, guests can borrow bicycles to get around for free and you are welcome to lounge around or have your meals in the host’s beautiful garden.
The Blueberry Bedroom No. 2
Lapland, a real winter wonderland
Get ready for an unforgettable journey to the endless wilderness, stunning natural phenomenons and a variety of family friendly festivities. We hope this list has been useful in planning your trip!
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