Iso-Syote Winter Hideaway

from £690
including flights
3–4, 7 nights Mar-Apr, Dec-Feb

Overview

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.

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 of direct flight from London Gatwick

What's Included

  • Return flights form Gatwick to Rovaniemi
  • Accommodation with private bathroom
  • All breakfasts and dinners

Full description

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 is new for 2018 and 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.

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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

Departures Duration Accommodation Standard Twin Price*
Nov 2019 - Apr 2020 3 Nights Hotel Iso-Syote £690
Nov 2019 - Apr 2020 4 Nights Hotel Iso-Syote £796
Nov 2019 - Apr 2020 7 Nights Hotel Iso-Syote £1,112
Nov 2019 - Apr 2020 3 Nights Kelo Cottage £726
Nov 2019 - Apr 2020 4 Nights Kelo Cottage £853
Nov 2019 - Apr 2020 7 Nights Kelo Cottage £1,212
Nov 2019 - Apr 2020 3 Nights Fjell Top Cottage £755
Nov 2019 - Apr 2020 4 Nights Fjell Top Cottage £853
Nov 2019 - Apr 2020 7 Nights Fjell Top Cottage £1,239
Nov 2019 - Apr 2020 3 Nights Aurora View Suite £959
Nov 2019 - Apr 2020 4 Nights Aurora View Suite £1,368
Nov 2019 - Apr 2020 7 Nights Aurora View Suite £1739
15 Dec 19 - 04 Jan 20 3 Nights Hotel Iso-Syote £753
15 Dec 19 - 04 Jan 20 4 Nights Hotel Iso-Syote £879
15 Dec 19 - 04 Jan 20 7 Nights Hotel Iso-Syote £1,257
15 Dec 19 - 04 Jan 20 3 Nights Kelo Cottage £811
15 Dec 19 - 04 Jan 20 4 Nights Kelo Cottage £957
15 Dec 19 - 04 Jan 20 7 Nights Kelo Cottage £1,394
15 Dec 19 - 04 Jan 20 3 Nights Fjell Top Cottage £810
15 Dec 19 - 04 Jan 20 4 Nights Fjell Top Cottage £949
15 Dec 19 - 04 Jan 20 7 Nights Fjell Top Cottage £1,366
15 Dec 19 - 04 Jan 20 3 Nights Aurora View Suite £1,119
15 Dec 19 - 04 Jan 20 4 Nights Aurora View Suite £1,368
15 Dec 19 - 04 Jan 20 7 Nights Aurora View Suite £2,113

*Prices for Fjell Top Cottage based on minimum of 4 sharing.

*During Festive period the Cottages are only available for 7 nights duration.

What's Included

  • Return flights form Gatwick to Rovaniemi
  • Accommodation with private bathroom
  • All breakfasts and dinners

Please note:

  • FESTIVE DEPARTURES:
    • Minimum stay is 7 nights over Christmas and New Year period in Kelo and Fjell Top Cottages
  • Prices are based on low season period: 01 Nov – 07 Dec; 12 Jan – 01 Feb; 23 Mar – 04 Apr and 20 – 30 Apr. Supplements apply for all other periods.
  • Child prices are on request and based on children aged 11 or under sharing with two adults.
  • Single occupancy prices on request basis.

Flight departure information:

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 direct flights from Gatwick to Rovaniemi with Easyjet, operating on Wednesday and Sunday, as well as 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-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.

Day 4: depart Finland

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

Iso-Syote Hotel and Cabins

Finnish Lapland

Grade: Standard

Type: Hotel

A small and friendly hotel with a mix of cabins, cottages and some wonderfully unique suites, with great views over the snowy fells.

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