Santa's Igloos Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi

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Price from 690€/night with activity package
Rovaniemi Airport - 3 km
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What is Santa's Igloos Arctic Circle


Santa's Igloos Arctic Circle is glass-roofed igloo hotel 600m away from Santa Claus Village.

It has 29 luxurious glass igloos. Hotel is open year-round.

Free shuttle service to Santa's Hotel Santa Claus in Rovaniemi (restaurant service).

Address: Joulumaankuja 8 96930 Arctic Circle Lapland, Finland
Santa Igloos Arctic Circle

Where Santa's Igloos Arctic Circle located?


Santa Claus Village - Rovaniemi - Lapland - Finland

By air: Helsinki - Rovaniemi daily flights. Flight time - 1h20m. Price from 35€.
Airport: 2 km.

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

Our transport easiness rating: 5/5

Glass igloo accommodation


Private glass-roofed igloos with the comfort of a hotel room: wifi, heating, shower, TV and breakfast delivered to an igloo.

Some igloos have sauna or an extra sleeping place (alcove).

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Igloo price includes activity package:


• Airport transfer
• Complimentary welcome gifts and berry snacks
• Breakfast box delivered to the igloo
• Dinner at Santa's Hotel Santa Claus with transfer
• Guided evening walk: use of snowshoes and kicksleds, campfire break with berry juice and cookies.

What to do around?


# Visit Santa Claus village and SantaPark
# Eat at Ice restaurant or take a drink at Ice bar at Snowman world resort
# Try husky or reindeer safari
# Ride snowmobile
# Visit Arktikum museum in Rovaniami

More: Activities & attractions Rovaniemi

How to book Santa's Igloos Arctic Circle


Santas Igloos

What to do around? Events.

Date: Event: Address:
18 November 2017 16.00 The Grand Opening of the Christmas Season in Rovaniemi.
The elves put on a festive spectacle that culminates in Santa Claus’ speech – what’s he got in store for us this year? The evening is rounded off with dancing to Christmassy disco tunes. The event ends about at 17.00 but Santa Claus continues receiving visitors at Santa Claus Office even after. Tickets: free.
Santa Claus Village, 96930 Rovaniemi, Finland
15 December 2017 Arctic Market. Arktikum.
From the Arctic Market you can find unique northern artwork and handicrafts as well as follow artisans at work. The three-day event will provide an opportunity to check the Northern art, artifacts and natural products. Fri-Sun 15.-17.12.2017 at 10-18. Tickets: free.
Arktikum, Pohjoisranta 4, 96930 Rovaniemi, Finland
23 December 2017 19.00 Santa is on his way in Santa Claus Village
Sat 23.12.2017 at 19.00 Santa is on his way in Santa Claus Village. Feel the magical Christmas atmosphere of Santa Claus Village in this highlight event! Each year, on December 23rd, the day before Christmas Eve, Santa Claus departs on his journey to hand out presents to everyone around the world celebrating Christmas. Santa starts his annual mission from Santa Claus Village, where the elves put on a festive show of song and dance 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. Tickets: free.
Arktikum, Pohjoisranta 4, 96930 Rovaniemi, Finland
31 December 2017 20.00 2018 SantaPark New Year Party with Dinner
Sun 31.12.2017 at 20.00-00.30 SantaPark New Year Party with Dinner Elves of SantaPark invite you to join their Magical New Year Party in SantaPark! The amazing indoor party takes place in Santa’s own Home Cavern 50 meters underground at the Arctic Circle. Experience New Year spectacular magic show, meet Santa Claus, enjoy Festive Dinner Buffet with a glass of sparkling, dance at the Elf’s New Year Disco and have a jolly night with all the fun activities of SantaPark. Welcome Year 2018 with magical indoor fireworks shooting! 169 €/adult, 129 €/child
SantaPark, Tarvantie 1, 96930 Rovaniemi, Finland

Santa's Igloos Arctic Circle: 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”

Santa's Igloos Arctic Circle: Negative Reviews


“They don't have resultant in the hotel, so they have only cold breakfast in the fridge. Traveller from Hong Kong.”

“The car to be park in the lobby area once you unload the luggage. Traveller from Singapore.”

Santa's Igloos Arctic Circle ITINERARY ADVICE: WHAT, WHERE & WHEN


1. How to get to Santa's Igloos Arctic Circle?

TO FINLAND:

Santa's Igloos Arctic Circle located near Rovaniemi airport, Finland.

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 Santa's Igloos Arctic Circle: 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 Santa's Igloos Arctic Circle: 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?

Santa's Igloos Arctic Circle open all-year-round.

Every season gives unique opportunities to see the Arctic nature in all its manifestations and do seasonal activities.

Summer would be great to enjoy Midnight sun. Autumn is perfect for colours, berries and nature exploring. But the best time to stay at Glass Igloos is from end of November till mid April to get as much as possible from the Lapland trip, activities and scenery, and more chanses 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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