About Igloo Village

Hotel Kakslauttanen is located in the Saariselkä fell area amidst beautiful Lapland scenery in the vicinity if Urho Kekkonen National Park, Finland. In the winter time they have Igloo Village, open each year between December and January depending on the weather conditions and stays open until the end of April. Hotel Kakslauttanen, 250 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle, offers several glass heated igloos as part of its Igloo Village. This is made of a special thermo glass, the igloos maintain room temperature, and the properties of the glass also keep it from getting frosted over, even when the outdoor temperature drops to -30 C. – Source by Curious Places

Kakslauttanen Igloo Village is located high up above the Arctic Circle, in the north-east corner of Finnish Lapland.  Every winter several structures are built from ice and snow near the log cabin village: these are the Ice Gallery, the Bar made of Ice, the Ice Chapel and the World’s Largest Snow Restaurant. Every December, the best ice sculptors in the world come to Kakslauttanen to participate in the international ice-sculpting week which takes place at the Ice Gallery and Igloo Village; the creations remain on view during the rest of winter. – Source by Travel Guide


Interesting Igloo Village

  • Igloo Village offers guests three types of accommodation: 20 snow igloos for an authentic arctic experience, 32 traditional rustic log cabins, and 20 warm glass igloos to watch the Northern Lights from your bed.
  • At Igloo Village, you receive insulated sleeping bags, socks and head-cover for the snow igloos. The weather in Scandinavia can get cold.
  • The snow igloos are made for 1-5 guests per igloo. At night, there is total silence inside your igloo, and the only stimulation for your senses besides the freezing temperatures of -3 to -6 degrees Celsius (21-27 degrees Fahrenheit) is the softly colored lighting built into the walls of your igloo.
  • Every igloo is equipped with a toilet and beds. In the evening, there are hot saunas and a refreshing ice hole nearby. – Source by Design Milk