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Glass igloo hotels in Finland are unique accommodation to experience Finnish Lapland and try the luck to see the Northen Lights.

Glass igloo is a little cabin with glass dome or glass wall providing panorama view of the sky. There are no standard for glass igloo comfort. Some are luxury with all moderm facilities, private sauna, outdoor heated jacuzzi, while others might be simple authentic cabins or even mobile cabins with shared facilities. But common to all - extraordinary location next to the wilderness and view of the sky.

Today there are around 30 glass igloo hotels in Finland. 80% of glass igloo hotels are located in Finnish Lapland, above the Arctic circle due to the possibility of seeing the Northen Lights. All glass igloo hotels in Finland offer wide range of winter activities: husky safaris, visiting reindeer farms, snowmobile safaris, Aurora evening camps. Glass igloo stay is one of the adventure experiences for Lapland holidays.

Best time to stay in glass igloo hotel is from late August till end of April. This is the dark night sky season in Finland when the Northern Lights can be seen. But to have great Lapland experience with all possible winter activities plan the visit from mid December till the beginnig of April.
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1. Kalle's Inn Glass Houses

Luxury glass houses with twin or double beds. Full bathroom. Sea, sky and rocky islands 180° degree view. In winter - chance to spot the Northern lights; In summer - mid-night sun.

Activities: fishing, boat trips, hiking, Finnish smoke sauna & hot tub experience, bird watching, kick sled safari, visiting the lighthouse.

Exclusive place for nature lovers as location is at UNESCO nature world heritage area of Kvarken.

Kalle's Inn Glass Houses

Location: 4.5/5 UNESCO area of Kvarken. 57 km to Vaasa Airport.
Recreational facilities: 4/5 Nature activities mostly. This place is for nature experience all year round, not for the Northern lights mainly.
Comfort level: 4.5/5 Modern facilities.
Style: 4.5/5 Glass prism cabin on a rocky sea shore.
Value for money: 4/5 Price from 500€/night.
  • Vaasa Airport - 45 km. / Umea Airport - 67km.

2. Lomakeskus Revontuli Cottages

They only All-Sky Aurora cabins in Central Finland to see the Northern Lights. Glass igloo style cabins with Scandinavian design by the lake. 2 and 4 persons igloos (1 or 2 bed-rooms) with small kitchen and bathroom.

The area is one of the darkest places in Central Finland to spot the Aurora. 15km from the resort there is Hankasalmen Observatory - one of the head centers of the Northern Lights research in Finland.

Lomakeskus Revontuli (The Northern Lights Resort) offers self-catering cottages, hotels rooms and glass roofed cabins. To stay in Glass roofed cabin choose Superior Chalet when making a reservation.

Resort facilities: beach hut sauna, outdoor wooden hot tub, frisbee golf, mini golf and an 18-hole golf course, tennis, billiards and darts. Skiing, fishing and canoeing possibilities. The Northern Lights Sauna Trail package with stories and myths about the Northern Lights is organized.

Lomakeskus Revontuli Cottages

Location: 3.8/5 Good location for lakeside glass cabin experience with a view. Not the best place for the Northern lights chasing in comparison with Lapland igloos. The only place in Central Finland with glass igloos.
Recreational facilities: 5/5 Plenty of summer and winter nature activities.
Comfort level: 4.6/5 Modern and spacious. Suits for a bigger family.
Style: 4.5/5 Glass cabin with 180° view over the lake.
Value for money: 4.5/5 Price from 243€/night.
  • Sirius Observatory - 67 km.

3. Arctic Land Adventure Glass Igloos

Vasara Reindeer Ranch is located in the heart of Sámiland at the edge of a vast wilderness area, on the shore of a lake.

The best place in Finland for Northern Light hunting and experience variety of activities with reindeer. A landmark - tripoint where Finland, Sweden and Norway border meets - 35 km from the Ranch. Accessible only by foot. Ovre Dividal National Park is 50 km from Arctic Land Glass Igloos.

4 spacious igloo (29 m2) with a view from a glass roof. Flat-screen TV, tea/coffee facilities and a private bathroom. Air conditioning. Daily buffet breakfast. A bookable sauna is on-site, BBQ facilities.

Arriving: by car from Norway, Tromso airport (188 km) or Bardufoss (168 km); by car from Finland from Enontekiö airport (147 km, seasonal flights in winter only) and Kittilä airport (247 km).

Arctic Land Adventure Glass Igloos

Location: 4.9/5 The northernmost glass igloo accommodation in Finland. One а the best place to see the Nothern Light. Not easy to access with public transport.
Recreational facilities: 3.8/5 Plenty of reindeer activities.
Comfort level: 4.5/5 Modern facilities.
Style: 4.5/5 Standard glass roofed hut. Tundra view.
Value for money: 4/5 Price from 560€/night with half board.

4. Seaside Glass Villas

Glass Villas are not a glass igloo as it is, but a cabin with 2 huge glass windows and glass roof, location on the shore of Bay of Bothnia makes it suitable for watching the Northern Lights.

Each Glass Villa has small kitchen and bathroom. Some villas have sea view. 5 villas with sauna and sky view loft. Some units include a dining area and/or terrace.

Location is perfect for Lapland gateway. Villas are located next to the SnowCastle (from mid January till mid April) and various winter activities with a special twist like Ice Driving. All-year-round Snow Restaurant will be opened in December 2018. Icebreaker Sampo cruise available from end of December till mid April.

Seaside Glass Villas

Location: 4/5 120 km from Rovaniemi. Seaside.
Recreational facilities: 4.5/5 Snow Castle, Snow restaurant, Icebreaker Sampo
Comfort level: 4/5 Warm and with modern facilities.
Style: 4.5/5 Cubic View Cabins.
Value for money: 5/5 Price from 230€/night.
  • Kemi train station - 6 km.
  • Kemi airport - 10 км.

5. Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos

Glass Igloo resort with 39 glass igloos, snow hotel, ice restaurant and ice bar, Lapland Kota restaurant, Finnish sauna and snow sauna, outdoor heated jacuzzi.

Activities available on-site: snowshoe hiking, sculpting snow for groups, ice fishing, visit a local Finnish home, electric snowmobile safaris, feeding the reindeer.

Rovaniemi city center 25 km. Santa Claus Village - 35 km. Recommended to have a car to be flexible.

Small glass igloos with heated floors and thermal-glass roofs. Private bathroom with a shower.

Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos

Location: 4/5 35 km from Rovaniemi airport. A bit far away from services.
Recreational facilities: 4.4/5 Activities can be booked from staff
Comfort level: 4/5 Comfortable basic small igloos with facilities.
Style: 4.5/5 Glass igloo classics
Value for money: 4/5 Price from 399€/night.
  • Santa Claus office - 33 km.
  • Rovaniemi Airport - 35 km.

6. Arctic TreeHouse Hotel

Out of the ordinary hotel near Rovaniemi for Lapland and Santa holidays.

32 Arctic Treehouse suites (cubic chalets with one panoramic glass-window side) and 5 spacious Arctic Glass Houses with private sauna. Each room has a view of the forest and even the Northern Lights if lucky.

Christmas theme park SantaPark is 200 m from the hotel. Exclusive private meeting with Santa and Elf Guided visit to SantaPark can be booked from hotel staff. Dinner with Santa Claus and his elves in a traditional Lappish hut deep in the Arctic Forest can be ordered.

Other activities: husky safaris and husky farm visit, reindeer farm tours, Finnish sauna experience, snowmobile safaris, Aurora guided tours.

Arctic TreeHouse Hotel

Location: 5/5 Arctic TreeHouse Hotel is located on site of SantaPark and 2 km from Santa Claus Village. Rovaniemi Airport - 2 km. Rovaniemi city and train station - 8 km.
Recreational facilities: 5/5 Theme park. Restaurant on site. Snowman World Winter Zone 2 km. Ice Restaurant 2 km. Hotel offers guided tour packages and tailor-made itineraries.
Comfort level: 5/5 Stylish Scandinavian design hotel. Panoramic window with view of the sky and forest.
Style: 5/5 Modern and Luxury small hotel in unique environment.
Value for money: 5/5 Price from 290€/night.
  • Santa Park -250 m.
  • Santa Claus office - 2.2 km.
  • Rovaniemi center city - 9 km.
  • Rovaniemi Airport- 3 km.

7. Glass Resort

Luxury Snowman World Apartments with floor-to-ceiling windows, sky view, sauna and outdoor hot jacuzzi. 2+2 persons. Living area with sofa-bed, mini-kitchen, bedroom upstairs with glass ceiling, wc and shower. Apartments decorated with Lapland handicrafts and Scandinavian design items.

Resort is located within Santa Claus Village, in Rovaniemi. All kind of Lapland activities available on-site: meeting with Santa Claus and visiting Santa Park, husky farm and husky rides, reindeer safaris and short try-out rides just next to Santa Claus Office, snowmobile safaris, Aurora guided tours, Ice Bar and Restaurant, snow outdoor activities for whole family. Ounasvaara Ski Resort in 8 km - skiing and downhill skiing possibilities. Up hill spot to see the Northern Lights.

Only 3 km from Rovaniemi airport. Perfect location for short Lapland gateways or romantic holidays with easy access.

Glass Resort

Location: 5/5 Snowman World is located at Santa Claus Village. Rovaniemi Airport - 3 km. Rovaniemi city and train station - 8 km.
Recreational facilities: 5/5 Snowman World Winter Zone. Ice Restaurant. Restaurants with local food. Aurora safaris, snowmobile safaris and guided tours available.
Comfort level: 5/5 Luxury glass igloo type accommodation with sky view. Private sauna, outdoor heated jacuzzi. Stylish Scandinavian design decoration.
Style: 5/5 Modern and Luxury. More space in comparison with standard glass igloos. Scandinavian design and feel. The resort has 24 apartments. Each has privacy, sky and snowy landscapes view.
Value for money: 4/5 Price from 496€/night.
  • Santa Claus office - 150 m.
  • Santa Post Offise - 100 m.
  • Husky Park - 400 m.
  • Rovaniemi Airport- 2.6 km.

8. Santa's Igloos Arctic Circle

Glass-roofed igloos with the comfort of a hotel room: wifi, heating, shower, TV. Some igloos have sauna or an extra sleeping place (alcove). Sleeping masks, bathrobes and slippers are included. Each igloo is equipped with a tablet to contact the reception and receive Northern Lights alerts.

Breakfast is served in the on site restaurant Arctic Eye, located in the middle of the igloo area.

Igloo can be booked with activity package: Airport transfer; Complimentary welcome gifts; Dinner in the restaurant Arctic Eye; Guided evening walk.

Santa's Igloos Arctic Circle

Location: 5/5 Santa Claus Village 600m. 3 km Rovaniemi airport. 350m to Husky Park.
Recreational facilities: 5/5 Activity package included into some rates. Santa Village and Santa Park, Restaurants with local food. Aurora guided tours.
Comfort level: 5/5 Comfortable and well-designed glass igloos.
Style: 4.5/5 180° view igloo with glass roof. Nordic design.
Value for money: 4/5 Price from 690€/night.
  • Santa Claus office - 600 m.
  • Santa Post Offise - 650 m.
  • Husky Park - 350 m.
  • Rovaniemi Airport - 3.5 km.

9. Lapland Igloo

Main advantage of the place is Ranua Wildlife Park in 2 km and reasonable price for glass igloo accommodation.

Igloo facilities: sauna, wood furniture, stone fireplace, WiFi, TV, tea/coffee facilities and a mosaic-tiled shower.

Igloo is located backyard of the Hotel Ilveslinna. Activities in the surroundings: fishing, hiking and snowmobiling. Restaurant at the hotel (closed on Sundays).

Lapland Igloo

Location: 3.5/5 85 km from Rovaniemi airport. For 1 night experience.
Recreational facilities: 3.5/5 Ranua Wildlife Park 2 km.
Comfort level: 4.5/5 Sauna, stone fireplace.
Style: 4.5/5 One of its kind igloo
Value for money: 3.5/5 Price from 255€/night. Price is reasonably cheap, but services and location are not the best
  • Rovaniemi Airport - 77 km. / Kemi airport- 88 км.

10. Arctic Fox Igloos

Igloos are located on the lake Ranuanjärvi. Peaceful shores, far from city light pollution. Each igloo has a view to the far-reaching open lake, and the northern skies, where the Northern Lights usually appear.

Glass walls and ceiling bedroom. Kitchenette with a table for two. The entrance, toilet, sauna and the washing room are in the wood-walled area of the igloo, facing the forest.

On-site restaurant with a bar. Breakfast included. For an additional charge half-board can be booked.

Activities like husky, reindeer, horses rides, snowmobile safaris, Aurora hunting, visiting the Ranua Wildlife Park.

Arctic Fox Igloos

Location: 4/5 5km from Ranua Wildlife Park-Zoo. 80km from Rovaniemi Airport.
Recreational facilities: 4/5 Ranua Wildlife Park. Aurora activities.
Comfort level: 4.5/5 Modern facilities, open lake view.
Style: 4.5/5 Glass prism cabin lakeside.
Value for money: 3.8/5 Price from 504€/night.
  • Rovaniemi Airport - 80 km.

11. Golden Crown - Levin Iglut

Golden Crown Levin Iglut has one of the best location in Finland for glass igloo setting and watching the Northern Lights. Igloos are located top of the fell, 360° panoramic view.

5 premium igloos for 2 persons have prime location on the side of the fell and the best view of the valley and the sky. A bathrobe and slippers and welcome drink included.

19 Superior igloos for 2-4 persons (2 adults and 2 children under the age of 12). Situated on the side of the fell with a view of the sky.

Shared BBQ facilities with an open fireplace. Seasonal restaurant open from September until April with menu degustation or À la carte options.

Activities can be booked at Levi center: snowshoeing, kick sled safaris, reindeer farm visits and reindeer safaris, snowmobiles, husky safaris.

Golden Crown - Levin Iglut

Location: 5/5 One of the best location for glass igloo - top of the fell with panoramic view. Premium igloos have wide view over the valley. Kittila airport 17 km. Levi resort center - 9 km. Resort is a bit far away from services, so car recommended or taxi service should be used to take park in Lapland activities.
Recreational facilities: 4.5/5 Resort has restaurant and some easy snow activities. Variety of Lapland activities like safaris, guided tours, Aurora evening tours can be ordered from Levi center, 9 km away from the Levin Iglut resort.
Comfort level: 5/5 Well equipped and perfectly designed glass igloos. Resorts is more for adults, romantic gateways, special experience. Not many facilities for kids.
Style: 5/5 Modern and Luxury. Classical glass round-shaped igloos.
Value for money: 5/5 Price from 299€-399€/night. Premium igloos have better locating with open view, welcome champagne, better bathroom amenities and bathrobes.
  • Center Levi resort - 8.5 km.
  • Kittila airport - 14 км.

12. Apukka Resort

Apukka is all in one resort for Lapland holidays and Northern Lights hunting. It has accommodation, activities and restaurant on site. The place has possibility to stay in normal hotel rooms and have 1-2 nights igloo experience.

Aurora Cabins for 2-4 persons with glass roof. Double bed and 2 extra beds under the glass roof, a private bathroom with a shower and toilet, minibar and wifi.

Atmospheric and fun Aurora Wagons - luxury mobile wagons specially designed for wilderness trips. Can be driven far from other people and lights.

Ice village on-site, free sledges, reindeer, 6 saunas, including an ice sauna, igloo sauna and movable saunas. A lot of Northern Light dedicated tours and safaris can be arranged.

Apukka Resort

Location: 4.5/5 12 km from Rovaniemi airport. 9 km from Santa Claus Village.
Recreational facilities: 4.5/5 Variety of Aurora activities and safaris. Fun for kids. Reindeers. Sauna experience.
Comfort level: 4.5/5 Modern facilities
Style: 4.5/5 Standard glass roofed huts
Value for money: 4.5/5 Price from 395€/night.
  • Santa Claus office - 9 km.
  • Rovaniemi Airport- 12 km.

13. Levi Northern Lights Huts

Northern Lights huts with glass roof above the bed. Separate beds and arm chairs or sleep sofa. Equipped with electric kettle and fridge. Bathroom with shower, hairdryer, bathrobes and free toiletries. Free WiFi.

Igloo complex is located on an old traditional Lapland reindeer farm (over 170 years old). Atmosphere of old Lappish culture while having a home-made breakfast at the restaurant. On-site restaurant with Lappish food (open during high season October-April).

Reindeer activities available: feeding a reindeer, try out reindeer sled rides, reindeer forest tours, up to 10-kilometers reindeer safari with a stop at the hut and open fire and making coffee and sausages.

Levi Northern Lights Huts

Location: 4.3/5 9 km from Kittilä airport. 13 km to Levi ski resort center.
Recreational facilities: 4/5 Variety of reindeer activities.
Comfort level: 4.5/5 Modern facilities
Style: 4.5/5 Standard glass roofed huts
Value for money: 5/5 Price from 250€/night.
  • Center Levi resort - 12.5 km.
  • Kittila airport- 19 км.

14. Northern Lights Ranch

Northern Lights Ranch resort has 16 Sky View Cabins. It is not a glass igloo as it is, but a cabin with 2 huge glass windows and glass roof, location far away from city lights makes it suitable for watching the Northern Lights.

Sky View Cabin Standard is for 2 persons. All cabins have a fridge, mini bar, coffee capsule machine and a kettle, free WiFi.

Sky View Cabin Superior is for 2 persons + separate entrance lobby and an alcove with a sofa-bed 140 cm wide (extra bed for 1 adult or 1-2 children (3-12 yrs.)).

Sky View Cabin Superior with sauna and Deluxe with outdoor heated jacuzzi - extraordinary Lapland experience.

Lappish design restaurant is on-site with a big fireplace. The special feature of the restaurant - the reindeer enclosure. During the winter the guests can observe the reindeer while dining and they are also welcome to feed the reindeer by themselves before or after dinner.

Northern Lights Ranch

Location: 4/5 30 km from Kittilä airport. 15 km from Levi Ski Resort.
Recreational facilities: 3.9/5 Lappish design restaurant is on-site. Reindeer enclosure. Safaris can be booked.
Comfort level: 4.5/5 Modern facilities. Privacy.
Style: 4.5/5 Cubic Sky View Cabins.
Value for money: 5/5 Price from 275€/night.
  • Kittila airport - 27 км.

15. Santa's Hotel Aurora & Igloos

Glass rooms have fully equipped bathroom, toilet and shower. All igloos have northern views, which is ideal for watching the Northern Lights. The hotel has a unique Northern Lights alert system.

Santa's Hotel Aurora is located next to igloos. There is a reception, breakfast and restaurant. Hotel has 30 atmospheric hotel rooms with sauna and wifi.

Igloo hotel is located next to downhill slopes and cross-country tracks. Hiking tracks of Pyhä-Luosto National park area are next doors. Amethyst Mine is 5 km from the hotel.

Santa's Hotel Aurora & Igloos

Location: 4.4/5 110 km from Rovaniemi airport. Luosto ski resort
Recreational facilities: 4.5/5 Spa in 300m. Ski resort services and activities. Amethyst mine excursion.
Comfort level: 4.5/5 Modern facilities. Spacious rooms.
Style: 4.5/5 Standard glass roofed hut with 180° view.
Value for money: 4/5 Price from 403€/night.

16. Pyhän Asteli Aurora Igloos & Suites

Igloo huts with glass roof and a bed under the glass ceiling. Double bed, own toilet and shower, water heater, microwave, small fridge, some space for luggage. Some igloos can accommodate 3 persons (double bed + extra sofa bed). Shared sauna and the ice-hole for an arctic swim available. Private sauna use can be booked.

Restaurant on site and guided snowmobile safaris. Amethyst Mine 15 km. Reindeer and husky farm - 12 km. All possible Lapland activities available from booking office in Pyha.

Pyhän Asteli Aurora Igloos & Suites

Location: 3.9/5 128 km from Rovaniemi airport. 5 km from Pyha ski resort.
Recreational facilities: 4.5/5 Ski resort services and activities. Snowmobile safaris.
Comfort level: 4.5/5 Modern facilities.
Style: 4.5/5 Standard glass roofed hut
Value for money: 3.9/5 Price from 355€/night.

17. Pyhä Igloos

Pyhä Igloos is a small design hotel in Lapland, Pyhä ski resort. Located next to center of Pyhätunturi, but still in peaceful area. Suits for active Lapland holidays with a chance to see the Northern lights.

7 Finnish and Scandinavian design igloo-suits. Each for 2-4 persons. Glass ceiling, motorized double bed + sofa bed, toilet, shower, TV and a kitchenette. Breakfast is included. Northern lights alarm service available. Sauna and outdoor hot tub available for extra fee.

300 meters from ski lifts. Cross country skiing track 70 m. Snowmobile renting company 500m: ice karting, husky safaris, reindeer farm visit, evening Aurora guided tours can be booked there too. Scenic view from top of the hill. Good restaurants available.

Pyhä Igloos

Location: 4/5 Situated 300m from Pyhätunturi resort center and all services/activities. 120 km from Santa Claus village and Rovaniemi airport. Bus connection available.
Recreational facilities: 4/5 Pyhä-Luosto National park. Ski and downhill skiing tracks. Activity providers near: Aurora safaris, snowmobile and husky safaris, ice karting, guided tours.
Comfort level: 4/5 Toilet, shower, kitchenette at each apartment. Northern lights alarm. Sauna and outdoor hot tub - extra fee.
Style: 4/5 Small apart-hotel. 7 Glass ceiling Superior Studios with facilities.
Value for money: 5/5 Price from 190€/night up to 430€/night.
  • Center of Pyha winter resort - 500 m.
  • Pyha snowmobile safary - 600 m.
  • Kemijarvi train station - 50 km.
  • Rovaniemi Airport- 125 km.

18. Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort - Igloos and Chalets

Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort is a well-known glass igloo hotel in Finland. It offers accommodation in glass igloos and traditional wood chalets. This is probably the only resort that has everything on the site: unique Lapland accommodation, saunas, restaurants, activities, own Santa's village, equipment rental service.

Glass igloo options:

1. The basic thermal glass igloos with luxury beds and a private toilet. Shower and sauna facilities are shared.

2. Kelo-glass igloos for up to 6 persons with private sauna and bathroom, fireplace, seating area and cooking facilities, bed-room with glass dome.

Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort - Igloos and Chalets

Location: 4/5 41 km from Ivalo airport. 11 km from Saariselkä village and ski resort.
Recreational facilities: 5/5 2 à la carte restaurants, smoke sauna, ice hole, husky and reindeer safari, Santa's village, snowmobile safaris, Northern light guided tours.
Comfort level: 4.5/5 Glass igloos from basic to upgraded with sauna.
Style: 4.5/5 Glass igloo classics with round-shaped glass dome, wooden cabins with glass roof bed-rooms.
Value for money: 3.9/5 Price from 467€/night. Quite expensive accommodation in comparison with others.
  • Ivalo airport - 31 km.

19. Iisakki Glass Village

Iisakki Glass Village is a small holiday resort 6 km from Ruka ski resort. Location by lake Rukajärvi, in beautiful nature surroundings. Northern lights can be seen.

2 persons villas with 2 glass walls and glass roof. Kitchenette, coffee machine, shower and toilet. WiFi.

For a fee, sauna experience and outdoor hot tub.

There is a ski shuttle bus to Ruka centre during the winter season. Activities: snowmobile safaris, reindeer and husky farm visits, Norhern Lights evening tours, Arctic river floating, Lappish wild food experience.

Iisakki Glass Village

Location: 5/5 20 km from Kuusamo airport. Ruka ski resort.
Recreational facilities: 5/5 Village is running by safari company. Plenty of activities available.
Comfort level: 4/5 Warm and with modern facilities.
Style: 4.5/5 Cubic View Cabins.
Value for money: 4.5/5 Price from 249€/night.
  • Kuusamo Airport - 16 km.

20. Wilderness Hotel & Igloos Muotka

Wilderness Hotel Muotka offers Aurora cabins shaped like an igloo with private sauna. Heated glass roof provides sky view from a bed. Comfortable warmth inside even during extremely cold weather outside.

Location at Kakslauttanen area is perfect to see the Northern Lights. Resort is located in the wilderness, away from any light pollution. Suits for romantic weekend or Lapland activity holidays.

Activity options: reindeer farm visit, snowmobile safari, ice-fishing, snowshoeing, husky safari, plenty of Aurora guided tours and camps.

Wilderness Hotel & Igloos Muotka

Location: 4/5 45 km from Ivalo airport. Kakslauttanen area. A bit far away from village and airport.
Recreational facilities: 4.5/5 Reindeer farm visit, snowmobile safari, ice-fishing, snowshoeing, husky safari, plenty of Aurora guided tours and camps.
Comfort level: 4.5/5 Aurora cabins with private sauna and bathroom. Heated glass roof with sky view from a bed.
Style: 4.5/5 Standard Aurora Hut cabin, wood + glass.
Value for money: 4.5/5 Price from 255€/night.
  • Ivalo airport- 30 km.

21. Revontulikota

Glass Igloo shaped self-catering cabin for 2 persons. 1 bed-room, kitchen-living room, sauna and shower room/toilet. Glass roof with view to the sky. Wi-fi, Tv, Fireplace. Telescope available on request (camera can be attached for photographing the Northern Lights).

Located 3,2 km south of the Saariselkä ski resort. Saariselkä is the northernmost Ski Resort in Finland. Good possibilities to see the Northern Lights.

Activities can be booked from Saariselkä booking center: husky, reindeer, snowmobile safaris, Aurora guided tours, skiing tours, gold mining tours.
Places to visit: Angry Birds Acivity Park, Igloo Village Kakslauttanen with snow igloos, Ice Gallery, Ice Bar, Ice Chapel and Snow Restaurant, Sámi Cultural Centre Sajos.


Location: 4/5 30 km from Ivalo airport. 3,2 km from Saariselkä village and ski resort.
Recreational facilities: 4/5 Activities can be booked in Saariselkä: skiing, Northern Lights, husky and reindeer safaris, snowmobile safaris.
Comfort level: 4.5/5 Single self-catering cabin for 2 persons with modern facilities. Suitable for long stay.
Style: 4/5 Glass Igloo shaped cabin.
Value for money: 5/5 Price from 315€/night.
  • Ivalo airport- 23 km.

22. Northern Lights Village

Aurora cabins for 2 or 4 persons with heated glass roof, sky view and possibility to see the Northern lights. Each cabin has own bathroom, electric kettle and minibar.

Northern Lights Village is Aurora photography oriented resort. Staff are exerts in Northern Lights hunting. High quality photography equipment can be provided and a guide helping to do photos of the Northern Lights. Workshop for photographers are organized.

On-site activities: own reindeer paddock, reindeer and husky safaris, snowmobile safaris, Aurora safari, sledding hill for kids, children snowmobile track, Ice Bar & Restaurant, restaurant Kota with fireplace and local food from Lapland.

Northern Lights Village

Location: 4.5/5 26 km from Ivalo airport. 350 m from Saariselkä village. Easy transport access. Close to services and activities.
Recreational facilities: 5/5 Own reindeer paddock, sledding hill for kids, children snowmobile track, Ice Bar and Restaurant on-site, variety activities provided.
Comfort level: 4.5/5 Warm small cabins with heated roof. Own bathroom, electric kettle and minibar.
Style: 4.5/5 Standard Aurora Hut cabin, wood + glass.
Value for money: 4.5/5 Price from 385€/night.
  • Ivalo airport - 21 km.

23. Star Arctic Hotel

Hotel is located at the top of the fell in Saariselkä village. It has wide panorama and sky view from every room with large glass window. Perfect spot to see the Northern Lights and pure Lapland nature. Ski-in and -out possible from the hotel rooms. Husky, reindeer, snowmobile safaris, Aurora hunting trip can be booked from hotel staff.

Glass Cabins for up to 4 persons. Three-panel glass design, glass roof above a bed and panorama view. Private bathroom, WiFi, TV, mini refrigerator & minibar, coffee machine.

Scenic view suite for 2-4 persons. There is a double bed or two single beds on the up floor of the room, and a sofa bed on the lower floor near the scenic window. Private toilet & shower, WiFi, TV, mini refrigerator & minibar.

2 Scenic View Suite with Sauna and little Kitchen.

Star Arctic Hotel

Location: 5/5 29 km from Ivalo airport. Panorama view from top of the Kaunispää mountain. Ski-in and out access.
Recreational facilities: 5/5 Restaurant and bar, sauna, ice fishing, Northern Lights tours, skiing, reindeer and husky safaris, snowmobile rides. Ski-lifts next to the hotel.
Comfort level: 4.5/5 Small luxury hotel. Accommodation with all modern facilities.
Style: 5/5 Three-panel glass design.
Value for money: 4.5/5 Price from 360€/night.
  • Ivalo airport - 20 km.

24. Lake Inari Mobile Cabins

Low-cost alternative to luxury glass igloos in Finland.

Adapted mobile cabins with glass bedroom. 8 sq.m, windows on the front, sides and roof. 2 sleeps. Little toilet, heating, kettle. Electricity available while cabin is parked at base camp.

Showers, toilets, lounge, kitchen, wifi are available at base camp (shared). In December-April evenings, if weather permits, the cabins can be moved to be on the ice of Lake Inari. Mobile hot tub and sauna available (extra fee).

Lake Inari Mobile Cabins

Location: 4.5/5 50 km from Ivalo airport. Lakeside. Open panorama view
Recreational facilities: 4.5/5 Mobile hot tube and sauna available (extra fee). Activities can be organized.
Comfort level: 3/5 Shared facilities.
Style: 4.5/5 One of its kind. Special camp-style experience.
Value for money: 4.5/5 Price from 150€/night.
  • Ivalo airport - 38 km.

25. Wilderness Hotel & Igloos Inari

Aurora Cabin - 34m² glass thermal roof cabin. 2 beds with possibility for extra beds. Private bathroom (wc and shower). Electric kettle and WiFi.

Wilderness Hotel Inari located by the legendary Lapland Lake Inari, 5 min drive from Inari village. Besides Aurora cabins it has hotel rooms and log cabins and Lappish themed restaurant.

Activities: Aurora camps and Aurora safaris, reindeer farm visit, husky and snowmobile safaris, Sámi culture and Lappish dinner.

Wilderness Hotel & Igloos Inari

Location: 4.8/5 45 km north from Ivalo airport. Good place for Northern lights spotting.
Recreational facilities: 4.5/5 Aurora camps. Sámi culture.
Comfort level: 4.5/5 Modern facilities.
Style: 4.5/5 Standard glass roofed hut. Lake view.
Value for money: 4.2/5 Price from 440€/night.

26. Aurora Village Ivalo

Aurora Village Ivalo is a small authentic Lapland resort in the wilderness. It has accommodation in 25 Aurora Cabins, Restaurant with local food, Activity booking service.

Resort is conveniently located near Ivalo airport. Lapland activity gateway can be organized on site.

Aurora Cabins for 2-4 persons. Glass ceiling towards North and sky to see the Northern Lights or starry sky. Little sitting area. Coffee machine. Bathroom with a shower. Shampoo, conditioner and shower gel are included.

- Own reindeer are living at Aurora Village. Staff can do feeding & photographing the reindeer tour.
- Northern Lights guided tours with snowmobile, husky sled or on snowshoe.
- Photography classes.

Aurora Village Ivalo

Location: 5/5 12 km from Ivalo airport. 3 km from Ivalo village center. Easy access for short gateway.
Recreational facilities: 4.5/5 Reindeer feeding & photographing on-site. Guided Northern lights tours.
Comfort level: 4.5/5 Warm cabins with glass roof, modern facilities.
Style: 4/5 Aurora Huts with glass roof.
Value for money: 4.5/5 Price from 345€/night.
  • Ivalo airport - 7 km.

27. Wilderness Hotel & Igloos Nellim

Basic glass dome rooms for 2 persons with private toilet. Communal sauna, restaurant and terrace. Limited space for luggage. There’s no room for extra beds in the Aurora Bubbles.

There are also hotel rooms and log cabins available to combine igloo experience with hotel stay and active holidays.

Wilderness Hotel Nellim suits for arranging camps and Lapland safaris. Husky and snowmobile safaris, nightly hiking trips and reindeer farm visit can be arranged by hotel staff.

Wilderness Hotel & Igloos Nellim

Location: 4.7/5 Real wilderness. 51 km - Ivalo Airport.
Recreational facilities: 4/5 Aurora and wilderness camps.
Comfort level: 3.5/5 Basic bubbles. Shared facilities.
Style: 4.5/5 Small and fun, for 1 night experience.
Value for money: 3.9/5 Price from 210€/night.

What is Finland glass igloo?
Glass igloo in Finland is a romantic hotel to enjoy the sky, Lapland scenery and the Northern lights.

It is a little cabin built from insulated thermal glass / or log cabin with glass celling and panoramic view. Igloos are electrically heated and keep warmth inside. Do not be afraid of Lapland extremely low temperatures during winter inside an igloo.

Glass Igloos also designed with privacy keeping in mind. Some of them equipped with curtains, other with “frozen glass” and all facing some open space to provide amazing views.

Usually Igloo has a small wc, some also have shower. Luxury Igloos might have bathroom, kitchenette, and even private sauna.

Classical igloos fitted for 2 (max 4) persons. But it is possible also to stay in more comfortable and spacious glass lodge with up to 6 sleeps (Kelo-Glass igloos Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort, for example).

Nowadays Glass Igloos are incredibly popular in Finland. New Igloo appear every year with glass cabins in many sizes, shapes and design. Some new glass lodge has fully equipped kitchen, sauna, and even hot tubes outside to have truly great experience. It is also possible to find Northern lights lodge for limited budget, like Lake Inari Mobile Cabins.

Where igloo hotels are located?
The idea of glass igloos is to enjoy the Northern Lights. So all glass igloo in Finland are located in Finnish Lapland, within the Aurora Zone, around or to the north of the Arctic Circle.

Some of igloos destinations are located on Finnish ski resorts: Levi, Luosto, Pyhä. Few can be found near Santa Claus village. Sometime igloos are located in the middle of nowhere (Muotka Igloos, Lake Inari Mobile Cabins). Or igloo resort might be a holiday destination itself (like Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort Igloos) with range of activities provided.

All igloo resorts have their specialities. You can choose the place according the activities or views you would like to experience.

How to get there?
Finnish Lapland is easily reachable from any point of the globe.

Easiest way to visit Lapland all year round: take a flight to Helsinki airport in Finland and then connection flight to few of the Lapland airports:

# Rovaniemi airport - the central hub of Lapland. Igloos located near: Arctic Tree House Hotel, Arctic Glass Igloos Sinettä, Snowman World Glass Resort apartment, Santa's Igloos Arctic Circle, Olokolo mobile sleeping nest, Kemi snow hotel, Seaside Glass Villa, Kemi.

# Kittilä airport.. Igloos located near: Golden Crown Levin Iglut (Igloo).

# Ivalo airport. Igloos located near: Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort Igloos, Northern Lights Village Saariselka, Muotka Igloos, Wilderness Aurora lodge, Aurora Village Ivalo, Lake Inari Mobile Cabins.

Another way to get to Lapland from Helsinki is to take comfortable night train (Santa Claus train it called) to Rovaniemi, Kemijärvi or Kolari.

Is it really possible to see the Northern Lights lights from glass igloo?
Although the glass igloos accommodation providers does not guarantee the Northern Lights on the sky during your stay, many places provide Aurora alarm service.

To increase your chances to see the Northern lights, there are a lot of Aurora forecast mobile apps and services available.

Glass Igloos locations in Finland provides best opportunities for observing Northern lights.

Is igloo hotel worth the money?
Price for igloos is quite high. And it is extremely popular.

Price for 2 night igloo stay might be as high as 1 week log cottage holiday in Finland just in few km from the igloo place.

Keep in mind that you are paying for an experience! Some igloos may be quite modest with limited facilities and lower price, but great views and unforgeable memories.

How to get best deals for Igloos?

Yes, igloo prices can be quite high during peak seasons. Igloos Last Minute deals can offer prices with discounts up to 50%!

What is experience and activities in Lapland around the igloo hotels?
Visiting Finnish Lapland is not just sitting at an Igloo or cabin and waiting for Northern lights.

Glass Igloo stay can be just 1 of many possible activities and experiences in Lapland worth to try during your holidays in Finland. It can be added as an extra night or 2 to your Lapland holidays.

How long should be Lapland holidays?
To feel Finland and Lapland in its best, it make sense to spend 1 day in Helsinki (for example, between connection flights).
1-2 nights at Glass Igloo.
2-3 nights at classical Finnish log cabin/holiday cottage.

This time should be enough to see and do main Lapland attractions and activities and feel the Arctic.

Total – 5-6 days as an recommendation.

Welcome to Finnish Lapland!