ARCTIC GLASS IGLOOS

Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos resort, 35 km from Rovaniemi airport

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ARCTIC GLASS IGLOO


Arctic Glass Igloos are located next to Arctic SnowHotel in the village of Sinettä, 25 km from Rovaniemi. At the moment there are 39 glass igloos.

Arctic Glass Igloos are classic round-shaped igloos with thermal glass roof and all-sky-view 360°.

Each igloo is equipped with:
- Heated floors, thermal-glass, wc and shower.
- The Northern Lights alarm service available.
Address: Lehtoahontie 27, 97220 Sinettä Finland
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TWIN GLASS IGLOOS


Igloo size 20m².
2 sleeps: twin motorized beds. 1 extra bed can be added on request.
Own wc and shower. Hairdryer.
Refridgerator, electric kettle.

FAMILY GLASS IGLOO


Igloo size 33m².
Suitable for 1-5 persons. 4 single motorized beds. 1 bed can be added as an extra bed.
Own toilet and shower. Hairdryer.
Refridgerator, electric kettle.

Suomi-Holiday staff rating:

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.

Location


Rovaniemi 25 km - Lapland - Finland

By air: Helsinki - Rovaniemi daily flights. Flight time - 1h20m. Price from 35€.
Airport: 35 km.

By train: Helsinki - Rovaniemi daily trains by VR. Duration - 8-12h. Price from 68€.
Railway station: 25 km.

FOOD OPTIONS AT SNOWHOTEL & GLASS IGLOOS


Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos has 3 restaurants and 2 bars:

- Kota restaurant: located lakeshore and has fireplace. Meat and fish, or vegetarian dishes available.
- Ice restaurant: restaurant built of snow and ice. Serving hot Lappish delicacies. Vegan option available.
- Log Restaurant Lumikartano: next to reception. Breakfast is served here.

- Ice Bar: drinks are served in ice.
- Sky Bar: in the same building with Kota restaurant. Second floor has a glass roof.

ARCTIC GLASS IGLOOS PRICE


Glass Igloos open Sep 20 - Mar 31

Price from 399€.

Arctic glass igloo
WHAT TO DO AROUND?

Snow Sauna


In additio to a common Finnish sauna for resort guests there is also SNOW SAUNA available for extra fee as an experience.

The snow sauna is made from snow and ice. Only the sauna benches are made from wood. Sauna experience starts by having shower and warming up in Finnish sauna for awhile. After that a guide shows how snow sauna works and gives instructions for it. After snow sauna you can go to either outdoor jacuzzi or back to Finnish sauna.

Santa Claus Village


Santa Claus Village in Rovaniemi is located 33 km from Arctic Glass Igloo Resort.

This is a day trip and Christmas theme experience for the whole family.

Santa Claus Village in Lapland video from Santatelevision channel.

Santa Park theme park for kids


Christmas theme park and Santa cave with a lot of things to do: Elf School, Mrs Claus Gingerbread Kitchen, Four Seasons Sleigh Ride, Ice Princess Ice Gallery, Giant Snow Globe, and much more.

Santa Park official video

Arktikum Museum


Arktikum Museum is located 27 km from Arctic Glass Igloos.

Arktikum museum & science centre is a popular culture attraction which tells the story of the North.

Arktikum Rovaniemi official video

30 km to Ounasvaara Ski resort from Igloos


Ounasvaara Ski Resort is located almost in a centre of Rovaniemi.

# 100 km of cross country tracks
# 10 slopes
# Top of Ounasvaara is over 200 meters from sea level
# Longest maintained slope is 600 meters long # A lot of snow fun

Ounasvaara official video

30 km to SantaSport activity park from Igloos


Santasport is a centre for wellbeing and sports in Rovaniemi!

# The CMS gym
# Bowling alley
# Indoor adventure track Lappset Funpark for children
# Arctic Adventure Park Huima
# Relaxing pool area

Santasport Lapin Urheiluopisto video

ROVANIEMI EVENTS

Snowmobile Fair 2019

Sat-Sun 2.-3.11. Snowmobile Fair 2019. Lappi Areena.

Date: 2 November 2019 - 3 November 2019
Address: Lappi Areena., 96100 Rovaniemi, Finland
The Grand Opening of the Christmas Season 2019. Santa Claus Village, Arctic Circle

Sun 10.11. at 16 The Grand Opening of the Christmas Season 2019. Santa Claus Village, Arctic Circle.

The Grand Opening of the Christmas Season is an annual and traditional, merry event that starts the Christmas season in Rovaniemi. The event begins at 4 pm at the central square of Santa Claus Village. In Rovaniemi, Christmas is every day, but the opening ceremony reminds us of the Christmas’ message of goodwill, sharing and caring – all of the three main characters that Santa Claus stands for. To cherish the event’s message, the elves and local artists put on a festive concert that culminates in Santa Claus’ speech – what he got in store for us this year?

Grand Opening brings together Rovaniemi citizens and tourists to celebrate all things Christmas. It’s known for being a warm-hearted and welcoming event, that’s also a reason to visiting Rovaniemi for many. The evening is rounded off with dancing to Christmassy disco tunes.

The event is free of charge. The celebration is organized by Visit Rovaniemi.

Date: 10 November 2019
Address: Santa Claus Village, 96930 Rovaniemi, Finland
Santa is on his way, Santa Claus Village.

Mon 23.12.2019 at 19.00 Santa is on his way, Santa Claus Village.

Santa starts his annual mission from Santa Claus Village, where the elves put on a festive show to send him off and wish him the best of luck on his adventure. Right before hopping in his reindeer-pulled sleigh, Santa Claus gives a speech and sends Christmas cheer to the people of the world.

Date: 23 December 2019
Address: Santa Claus Village, 96930 Rovaniemi, Finland
New Year Party in Arctic SnowHotel by Safartica

Tue 31.12. at 22 New Year Party in Arctic SnowHotel by Safartica

The evening includes many fun activities and surprises for all ages, such as snow disco, ice bar, mini snowmobiles for children, elf school, the Shaman telling your fortune and of course visiting the spectacular hotel made of snow and decorated with beautiful ice sculptures. The highlight of the evening are naturally the spectacular fireworks!

Date: 31 December 2019
Address: SnowHotel, 96930 Rovaniemi, Finland

Arctic Glass Igloos: Positive reviews


“Igloo has nice decoration, located in the Santa Claus village, very convenient to access all the activities. Traveller from Hong Kong”

“The friendly staff from the evening walk will teach you about the nature and the lifestyle of the local. Traveller from Singapore”

Arctic Glass Igloos: Negative Reviews


“The shower's head of the Sauna room is not enough and the time period offered is too short. Traveller from Hong Kong.”

“The resort is in the middle of nowhere, so you can only do activities organized by the resort which cost a lot. Traveller from Singapore.”

GOOD TO KNOW:

ROVANIEMI HOTELS


To complete Lapland experience and Glass igloo overnight, check out pre-picked list of Rovaniemi hotels.

There are centrally located hotels and accommodation near Santa Claus Village.



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Arctic Glass Igloos ITINERARY ADVICE: WHAT, WHERE & WHEN

How to get to Arctic Glass Igloos?

TO FINLAND:
Arctic Glass Igloo resort is located 35 km from Rovaniemi airport, Finland.

Pick up service is arranged from Rovaniemi city center and Santa Claus Village for overnight guests at 13:00, 15:00, 16:30 and 19:00. If you are arriving by plane, resorts staff can pick you up from the Rovaniemi airport (RVN) upon arrival or at 14:30 and 18:30. All the transfers are arranged for an additional fee.

If you do not have direct flight connection with Rovaniemi, take a flight to Helsinki-Vantaa airport, Finland. And then local flight Helsinki - Rovaniemi.

If you'll have more then 5-6 hours between flights, it is good time to visit Helsinki and catch some main sights of the city - capital of Finland. Check out advises How to spend 1 day in Helsinki here >>.

FROM HELSINKI TO ROVANIEMI:
You can get to Rovaniemi from Helsinki by air, train or car.

Helsinki - Rovaniemi by air: Daily flights by Norwegian and Finnair, 4 flights per day.
Flight time - 80min.
Price from 35€.
Distance from the Airport to Arctic Glass Igloos: 3,5 km (easy transfers by taxi).

Helsinki - Rovaniemi by train: Daily trains by VR from Helsinki to Rovaniemi.
Duration - 8-12h. 9 trains every day. Day and night trains to choose from.
Price from 68€.
Distance from Railway station to Arctic Glass Igloos: 9 km. Santa’s Express Bus №8 leaves from the Rovaniemi railway station to Santa Claus village every hour / every day.

When to go?

Arctic Glass Igloos are open between mid Sep – Mar 31.

The best time to stay at Glass Igloos is from Jan - March to get as much as possible from the Lapland trip, activities and scenery, and more chances to see the Northern Lights.

Note:
* December and January is time for Polar Night in Lapland when sun does not rise above the horizon. It is not dark all the time. There will be some kind of blue shining during a day and sun will be very very low. In Rovaniemi area sun rises for a couple of hours during the day time in December.

* Christmas and New Year time is very popular season in Lapland and especially at Rovaniemi area. So if you plan your holidays for the same period, be prepared to see a lot of people at main attraction sites, book activities in advance to get available spots and pay more for accommodation as it is a high season.

Rovaniemi weather in winter

Average temperature in Rovaniemi during winter is about -15 degrees Celsius. But some days it might be around -30. Snow coverage in March is about 1m depth.

Typical daytime temperatures in the winter:

December: -20 to -10 degrees Celsius
January: -30 to -15 degrees Celsius
February: -20 to -15 degrees Celsius
March: -15 to -5 degrees Celsius

There is quite dry air and wind is not very often, so even severe frost is not so terrible.

Some Rovaniemi activity companies provide winter multi-layer clothes for rent which can be used during holidays as daily overall.

4. Short Lapland break – 3 days trip itinerary example

1 day in Helsinki.

What to see in Helsinki in 1 day?

Here you can start your northern adventure and dive into the Finnish traditions and culture.

Helsinki is tiny. Most of the main sights in Helsinki are in a compact central area, easily walk-able from train station where trains and buses drop off from the airport. Visiting it just for few hours gives the feeling of Finland and allow to cover main Helsinki’s attractions.

2 days in Rovaniemi, Lapland.

Take a local flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi.

Spend 1 day at Santa Claus village. There are a lot of things to do and see in one place: Santa village and visiting Santa, activities at Santa Park, Husky farm, Ice bar and Authentic food experience.

Next day - choose from activities such as dog-sledding or reindeer safari, snowmobile riding, evening Northern lights safari, showshoeing, or visiting Arcticum museum in Rovaniemi.

Welcome to Finnish Lapland!


FAQS ABOUT ARCTIC SNOWHOTEL & GLASS IGLOOS

What time breakfast is served at Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos?


Breakfast time is between 7:30 and 10:00. Glass igloo rates include breakfast. It is served at Log restaurant. If you leave before the breakfast, breakfast package available on request from the reception before you leave.

Is it possible to visit Arctic SnowHotel?


Arctic SnowHotel is located next to the glass igloos. Entrance fee is included for the guests staying in the glass igloos.

Does any of Arctic glass igloo has a sauna?


Glass igloos does not equipped with own saunas. But there is common Finnish sauna for guests. It is included in the accommodation price. Common use for women at 21:00-22:00 & 08:00-09:00, Common use for men at 22:00-23:00 & 09:00-10:00.

What kind of winter aquippment available for hire?


During the winter it is possible to borrow snowshoes, toboggans and kick sledges free of charge.

Where I can rent warm winter clothing?


Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos has winter clothing for hire. The whole set (jacket, trousers, shoes, hats, gloves and wool socks) from 20 EUR/person/entire stay at Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos.

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