Iso-Syote Winter Hideaway

from £660
including flights
3–4, 7 nights Nov-Apr

Overview

Perched on a felltop with panoramic views over the lakes and forests of Syote National Park in Finnish Lapland, this secluded resort has excellent northern lights potential and a great range of accommodation and activities. Choose from traditional log cabins, with a fairytale covering of thick snow, or stylish suites with saunas and outdoor jacuzzis.

Highlights

  • Spend the night in a traditional log cabin, snuggled up next to the fire
  • Choose from a wide range of winter activities
  • Enjoy access to some of Finland’s best ski slopes
  • Option to stay in the unique Eagles View Suite with magnificent views
  • Free use of the fabulous Arctic Spa
  • Stay in one of the Aurora View Suites
  • Option of Direct flight from London Gatwick

What's Included

  • Return flights from Gatwick to Rovaniemi
  • Accommodation with private bathroom
  • All breakfasts, all dinners

Full description

What makes Iso-Syote special?

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. Introduced at Iso-Syote for the 2016-17 season and proved an instant hit with guests 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 – all with 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, plus a Arctic Spa with heated pool, saunas and jacuzzis – perfect for relaxing in after a day exploring the area.

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I just wanted to let Discover the World know what a wonderful holiday we had. It was just fabulous and we had the time of our lives in a beautiful place!
Marisa, Iso-Syote Winter Hideaway

Prices & Dates

Prices from per person based on two sharing, unless stated otherwise

Departure Duration Accommodation Twin Price (PP) Single Price Child Price* (PP)
Nov 2018 - Apr 2019 3 Nights Hotel Iso-Syote £660 £753 £451
Nov 2018 - Apr 2019 4 Nights Hotel Iso-Syote £761 £882 £504
Nov 2018 - Apr 2019 7 Nights Hotel Iso-Syote £1,065 £1,268 £664
Nov 2018 - Apr 2019 3 Nights Kelo Cottage £706 N/A £521
Nov 2018 - Apr 2019 4 Nights Kelo Cottage £823 N/A £598
Nov 2018 - Apr 2019 7 Nights Kelo Cottage £1,174 N/A £828
Nov 2018 - Apr 2019 3 Nights Eagles View Suite £1,155 £1,814 N/A
Nov 2018 - Apr 2019 4 Nights Eagles View Suite £1,281 £2,062 N/A
Nov 2018 - Apr 2019 7 Nights Eagles View Suite £1,975 £3334 N/A
Nov 2018 - Apr 2019 3 Nights Aurora View Suite £862 N/A £528
Nov 2018 - Apr 2019 4 Nights Aurora View Suite £1,031 N/A £606
Nov 2018 - Apr 2019 7 Nights Aurora View Suite £1,538 N/A £840

*Child prices based on child aged 11 or under sharing with two adults

What's Included

  • Return scheduled flights direct between London Gatwick and Rovaniemi with Norwegian Air
  • Accommodation with private bathroom
  • All breakfasts and dinners
  • Transfers between airport and Iso-Syote
  • 24 hour emergency assistance from our team during your holiday
  • No surcharge guarantee

Please be aware, availability over Christmas and New Year is very limited.

Departures

Prices are based on direct flights with Norwegian air from Gatwick to Rovaniemi operating on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays only, subject to availability. There are also daily flights with Finnair operating between London Heathrow and Oulu, Kuusamo or Rovaniemi via Helsinki, which may carry a supplement and involve a stopover in Helsinki.

Itinerary & Accommodation

Itinerary & Accommodation

Day 1 arrive in Finland

Fly to Rovaniemi, Oulu or Kuusamo and transfer to Iso-Syöte. Transfer times vary from 90 minutes to 2 hours. Check into your accommodation for your stay.

Days 2-3 at leisure

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-sledge 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.

Day 4 depart Finland

Check out and transfer to Oulu, Kuusamo or Rovaniemi airport for your flight home.

Notes

The above itinerary is based on a 3 night stay, but a longer duration allows you the chance to take part in more winter activities and more opportunities for Northern Light sightings, please speak to our travel specialist for details.

Iso-Syote Hotel and Cabins

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Grade: Standard

Type: Hotel

A small and friendly hotel with great views over the snowy fells

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