Akas Alp Apartments - Yllas
3 nights / 4 days
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Choose your own Lapland adventure location. Levi offers top quality hotels in a small picturesque ski resort including the ever popular Spa Hotel Leviunturi.
Whilst Yllas offers a lakeside, woodland resort with the choice of cabins, apartments or a small hotel.
Day 1 - Welcome to Lapland
Your holiday representatives will be waiting at Kittilä airport to warmly welcome you to Lapland and bring you by coach to your accommodation. Shortly after arriving in resort, you will collect your complimentary thermal suits and boots, which you will keep for the duration of your stay. There will be plenty of time to explore your snowy surroundings, build snowmen, fnd a toboggan and throw those mandatory snowballs. Join us for a welcome get-together to help you plan your activities for the next few days - see below for options. Other activities such as horse-sleigh rides and visits to the SnowHotel (from mid-Dec) may also be available locally.
Day 2 - Santa's Workshop
Today is the day! The time has come to meet the big man himself. A magical jaunt is in store with a visit to one of Santa’s enchanting workshops. Here each family will enjoy an exclusive private meeting with Santa. Make sure you’ve written your letters! You can also take part in supervised festive games, cook sausages on an open fire, help the elves bake gingerbread biscuits and try making your own decorations in Elf School. Outdoors you can meet Comet the Reindeer, catch the snowmobile train or have great fun tobogganing in the snow.
Day 3 - Optional Activity Day
Why not include these excellent activities?
Ask Reservations to package you the trip of your dreams.
COMBINED HUSKY & REINDEER FARM + SAFARIS
An animal lover’s dream and a great value excursion that makes the most of your valuable holiday time. Meet Comet and his friends deep in their silent forest hideaway. Learn about their way of life from colourful local Sámi herders and enjoy a romantic reindeer sleigh ride for 1½km across the snowy landscape. Delicious hot fruit juice and cake will be served.
Next it’s time to visit the huskies in their nearby cosy wilderness home. Learn about their way of life while huddled around a campfire inside a traditional Lappish Kota hut. Cuddle the husky puppies and enjoy a 2km dog-sled ride through the sparkling winter landscape.
25KM SNOWMOBILE SAFARI
Experience an exhilarating 25km ride through beautiful scenery, snow-laden forests and frozen lakes. Snowmobiles are easy to drive on your own or sharing with another passenger. Children either share with an adult or are towed in a sled behind the guide.
SKI TASTER PACKAGE (Only available on 4 night break - complete beginners)
An opportunity for guests who have never skied before to try the wonderful world of skiing. Conditions are ideal for learning to ski with empty slopes and friendly English speaking instructors. But beware, you may enjoy yourself so much that you will want to return to experience one of our 7 night holidays.
Ski tuition for 1½ hours
Skis & boots hire all day
Free use of beginner lifts all day
(Children 5 and over only)
In the evening, get ready for a festive ‘Dinner with Santa’ including party games and disco. Tuck into a buffet of traditional roast turkey Christmas dinner plus Lappish specialities. The evening gets into full swing with a visit from Santa and his reindeer. All children will receive a small gift and certificate from Santa - souvenirs that can be treasured for years.
* Please note that ‘Dinner with Santa’ takes place on Day 4 for guests staying 4 nights
Day 4 - Finale (Day 5 for 4 night guests)
After a magical few days, it’s time to say goodbye to your new friends before being transferred by coach to the airport for your flight home.
* Christmas Fantasy is the name given to the Inghams Santa break.
The above itinerary may vary according to arrival and departure times.
Ski Taster Package is for guests 5yrs or older. Child excursion age is 4-12yrs incl. Children under 4yrs old are FREE but not allowed on snowmobile safari and will be required to pay locally for transportation to reindeer & husky safari. Snowmobile drivers must be 18yrs old and bring a full driver's license. On snowmobile excursions Inghams (and most other travel policies) will provide cover for personal and medical expenses but not for damage to the snowmobile etc. If the snowmobile is damaged then a compulsory insurance excess of approx. €850 in Levi and €550 in Ylläs will be payable direct to the excursion provider.
£150 per person
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The highly recommended Äkäs Alp Apartments are situated in the traditional unspoilt Lappish community of Äkäslompolo in a scenic and peaceful wooded location. They are owned and managed by the adjacent atmospheric and friendly Äkäs Hotel (100m away) and represent an excellent quality self-catering option. Miles of cross-country ski trails start from the door and the hotel's popular bar, dance floor, restaurant and night club form the hub of local entertainment.
Highly recommended, attractive, well-equipped high quality apartments. All have shower, sauna, separate WC, telephone, iron, hairdryer, 2 TVs (pay-movies), drying closet, kitchen with microwave, 2 ring hob, fridge, coffee-maker, toaster, dishwasher, table and chairs, wood-burning stove (firewood included).
Included: Linen, towels and final clean.
2-room Apartment (D4) 42m² - sleeps 2-4
1 Twin Bedroom
Double Sofa bed in Lounge
3-room Apartment (E6) 56m² - sleeps 2-6
2 Twin Bedrooms
Double Sofa bed in lounge