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Arctic Glass Igloo


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

Each igloo is equipped with:
- Heated floors, thermal-glass, wc and shower.
- Aurora Borealis alarm service available.
Address: Lehtoahontie 27, 97220 Sinettä Finland
Arctic Glass Igloos video by Europe Video Productions
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Igloos

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.

Price and availability


Glass Igloos are open November 20 - March 31 (Sep 29 - Nov 19 on Fridays!)

Price from 399€.

Arctic glass igloo
WHAT TO DO AROUND?

33 km to Santa Claus Village from Arctic Glass Igloo Resort


Visit Santa Claus village in Rovaniemi.
It is just 30 min drive from Arctic Glass Igloos.
Winter paradise for all family.

Santa Claus Village in Lapland video from Santatelevision channel.
Santatelevision

How about Santa Park fun?


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
Santa park

27 km from Arctic Glass Igloos to Arktikum Museum


Arktikum museum & science centre in Rovaniemi in Lapland. Popular culture destination and attraction tells the story of the North.

Arktikum Rovaniemi official video
Arcticum

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
Ounasvaara

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
Santasport

What to do around? Events.

Date: Event: Address:
17 November 2018 16.00 The Grand Opening of the Christmas Season in Rovaniemi.
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 Tickets: free.
Santa Claus Village, 96930 Rovaniemi, Finland
14 December 2018 Arctic Market. Arktikum.
The selection of products in the Arctic Market Days is strongly linked to local materials, quality, originality and the region of Lapland. Fri-Sun 14.-16.12.2018 at 10-18.
Arktikum, Pohjoisranta 4, 96930 Rovaniemi, Finland
23 December 2018 18.00 Santa is on his way in Santa Claus Village
Sat 23.12.2018 at 18.00 Santa is on his way in Santa Claus Village. Join us to see when Santa Claus starts his annual trip to meet the children all around the world. Every year, Santa Claus and his loyal reindeer travel around the globe spreading goodwill, sharing and caring. This is your chance to come and celebrate begin of the trip together with Santa Claus and many others. The whole ongoing year culminates on that moment, thus the day is one of the most hectic ones in Rovaniemi.
Arktikum, Pohjoisranta 4, 96930 Rovaniemi, Finland
31 December 2018 22.00 2019 SantaPark New Year Party with Dinner
Sun 31.12.2018 at 22.00-00.30 SantaPark New Year Party with Dinner Safartica invites You to celebrate the New Year 2019 to the amazing Arctic Snow Hotel. The evening includes many fun activities and surprises for all ages, such as disco at the ice-bar, mini snowmobiles for the children, elf school, the Shaman telling your fortune, of course visiting the spectacular hotel made of snow and decorated with beautiful ice-sculptures, and many more to come! The highlights of the evening are the fireworks at midnight and the amazing atmosphere between snow, ice and elves. Welcome Year 2019 with magical indoor fireworks shooting! 96 €/adult, 69 €/child
SantaPark, Tarvantie 1, 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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LAPLAND PRICES


Estimate your Lapland travel cost including stay, travel, basic activities and food. Play with our trip planner to get a raw travel price and some ideas of Lapland itinerary.

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Arctic Glass Igloos ITINERARY ADVICE: WHAT, WHERE & WHEN


1. How to get to Arctic Glass Igloos?

TO FINLAND:

Arctic Glass Igloo resort is located quite close to 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.

2. When to go?

Arctic Glass Igloos are open from the very end of November – 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.

3. 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!


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