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Iso-Syote Winter Hideaway

from £617 excluding flights

  • 3-4, 7 nights
  • Jan-Mar, Dec
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Cosy up in a traditional log cabin

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Enjoy optional excursions such as snowmobiling and husky sledding

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Enjoy access to some of Finland’s best ski slopes

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Stay in remote location ideal for northern lights viewing

Why this trip...

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Stay in great locations

This holiday features accommodation in incredible locations

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Activity based

This itinerary features a range of optional activities during your stay

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Weekend escape

This is the ideal trip for a weekend escape or perhaps a mid-week getaway


Perched on a felltop with panoramic views over the lakes and forests of Syote National Park in Finnish Lapland, this secluded resort complete with a fairy tale covering of thick snow, has excellent northern lights potential and a great range of accommodation and activities. Choose from well-appointed hotels rooms, stylish suites with private saunas and outdoor jacuzzis, cottages and traditional log cabins.

This lofty resort is perched on a felltop in Syote National Park, around 150km below the Arctic Circle. Not only are the views spectacular, but the big skies and lack of artificial light pollution bode well for sightings of the aurora borealis. As an added bonus, this part of Finland often receives bumper snowfalls, causing trees to bow under the weight and creating a wonderland for winter activities.

Rooms with a view at Iso-Syote

Long-established favourites include traditional log-cabin Kelo Cottages and spacious Fjell Top Cottages. For something a little more luxurious are ten, two-storey Aurora View Suites in the main hotel building with sauna, balcony and outdoor jacuzzi, while the Eagle’s View Suite has a living room with fireplace and sauna downstairs and a double bedroom with jacuzzi nestled above. The Bear Cave Suite offers a very spacious living area with stone fireplace and Jacuzzi offering amazing views, sumptuous furnishings and a bathroom with two private sauna’s  – all suite have fabulous views.

Things to do at Iso-Syote

Husky sledding, snowmobiling, reindeer safaris, ice fishing, snowshoeing, downhill skiing and cross-country skiing are just some of the optional activities on offer. You can also visit the Ranua Wildlife Park or Rovaniemi’s Santa Claus Village (a must for families). Iso-Syote has a restaurant, bar and lounge, perfect for relaxing in after a day exploring the area.


Transfer to Iso-Syote. Transfer times vary from 90 minutes to 2 hours. Check into your accommodation for your stay.

Spend your time at Iso-Syote enjoying the winter experience – relax in front of a roaring fire in your traditional log cabin or in the comfortable hotel rooms and suites, or get out into the wilderness and enjoy this pristine northern beauty. Ski, husky-sled or snowmobile through the fresh powder or cut a hole in the ice and try your hand at ice-fishing. And don’t forget to head out on an evening snowmobile safari in pursuit of the jewel of the Finnish wilderness, the northern lights.

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Check out and transfer back to the airport for your flight home.

Prices and Departures

Price from £617 excluding flights

Airfares are quoted separately to the holiday price and start from around £300 per person with Finnair, or from around £900 per person during peak times such as Christmas and New Year. When enquiring, our Travel Specialists will provide the best fare possible from your preferred airline / airport.
Note: Airfares tend to be cheaper the earlier you book.

What's Included

  • Accommodation with private bathroom
  • All breakfasts and dinners
  • 24-hour emergency assistance from our team during your holiday
  • No surcharge guarantee
  • Full financial protection »

Prices from per person

Based on 2 sharing a room with private bathroom. Prices may vary depending on departure date. Please contact us for a detailed quote based on your preferred travel dates, or to tailor this itinerary.

Departures Duration Hotel Iso-Syote Kelo Cottage Aurora View Suite
Dec - Mar 3 nights £617 - £946
Dec - Mar 4 nights £759 £835 £1,198
Dec - Mar 7 nights £1,181 £1,341 £1,949

Festive Departures

Please note, there is a minimum stay of 7 nights over the Christmas and New Year period in Kelo and Fjell Top Cottages.

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