View from the
Heavens


7 nights on top of the Saariselka Fell

Overview

Tick the Aurora Borealis off your 'bucket list' and have a holiday of a lifetime at the same time.

Stay at the brand new luxurious Star Arctic Hotel situated on top of the Saariselka Fell.  Only a few hundred metres from the Northern Lights viewing station and 1km above the popular resort centre.

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Northern Lights Spectacular
Northern Lights Spectacular
Northern Lights Spectacular
Northern Lights Spectacular
 

View from the Heavens includes: 

7 nights in the Star Artic Hotel

7 full nights in 'Northern Lights' accommodation

The Star Arctic Hotel will be new for Christmas 2017, located at the top of the fell in Saariselkä this luxury hotel will be in the perfect spot to view the Northern Lights from the comfort of your accommodation. All suites will be duplex with a large glass window looking out over the main village. With high standard accommodation and modern elegance this hotel will be perfect for couples who want to experience Lapland in style. he Igloo location.

Husky Farm & Super Safari​ (7km)

2½ hour excursion (1½ hours at farm and on safari)

A scenic 20 minute drive to a beautifully located husky farm. Enjoy a thrilling sled ride followed by a fireside hot drink and talk about husky life in a Kota hut in this perfect wilderness setting. 
2 adults plus 1-2 kids per sled driven by the guests themselves.

Reindeer Farm & Safari

2 hour excursion (1½ hours at farm)

2 hour excursion (1½ hours at farm)
15 minute drive to a local Sámi reindeer farm. Meet the reindeer, learn the secret of suopunki (Sámi lasso), hear about reindeer life and take a short scenic sleigh ride. Afterwards enjoy a fireside hot drink and cake in a warm cabin served by your Sámi hosts. 

Snowmobile Safari (25km)

2 hour excursion (starting from resort)

An exhilarating 25km ride through breathtaking arctic scenery.  Choose locally between taking this safari as a family daytime trip or a faster evening adult trip "In Search of the Northern Lights".  A selection of longer snowmobile safaris is available locally. Small children under 7yrs may be towed in a sled behind guide.

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View from the Heavens

2017/18 Dates & Prices

Star Arctic Hotel
 
Brand new for Winter 2017/18 and due to open on in early December, The Star Arctic Hotel will be Saariselka's newest property. Being located at the top of the fell away from the light pollution of the village centre, it will provide a brilliant spot to view the Northern Lights from the comfort of your accommodation. All our suites, located in their own buildings a short walk from the main reception and restaurant area, will be duplex with a large glass window looking out over the main village.  The hotel will be located approx. 1km from the Saariselka centre, which can be reached by public transport or pleasant walk.  The hotel will also provide Inghams guests with a shuttle service to/from Saariselka village centre (approx. €5 per person per way, paid locally) several times daily (times TBC).  The hotel will have a public sauna with large glass windows, modern restaurant and bar, all located in the main building.  Our prices are based on half board for all dates. Guests staying between 23 -26 December will have full board included on these nights, and those staying for 25 December and 31 December will enjoy festive gala dinners at the hotel.
 
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Star Arctic Hotel
Star Arctic Hotel
Star Arctic Hotel
Star Arctic Hotel
Star Arctic Hotel
Star Arctic Hotel
Star Arctic Hotel
Star Arctic Hotel
Star Arctic Hotel
Star Arctic Hotel
Deposit: £150pp

Prices are for total price for a couple staying at the Star Arctic Hotel on the View from the Heavens itinerary.

All prices are for Half Board.  Prices includes flights, transfers, thermals, boots & the View from the Heavens itinerary.

Star Arctic Hotel - Further information

Rooms

  • No. of rooms: 40

  • No. of buildings: 4

  • No. of floors: 2

  • No. of interconnecting rooms:

  • Annex:

  • Official rating: 0

  • Bedrooms are located in separate detached buildings a short walk from the main building (see artist's impression aerial view).

  • Our 'Standard' duplex suites with large glass window sleep 2-4 persons and have ensuite shower/wc, lounge area, flatscreen TV, tea/coffee-maker, minibar, safe, hairdryer, bathrobes, slippers and free Wi-Fi.

  • All rooms have two floors with either twin beds or one double bed on the upper floor and double sofa bed on the lower floor. 'Suites with Sauna' have fireplace, private sauna and kitchenette in addition, whilst Glass Igloo Cabins only have one floor.

Bedroom facilities

  • Bathrobes

  • Hairdryer

  • Minibar or fridge

  • Room safe

  • Tea or coffee making facilities

Accessibility

  • Lift accessible: Yes

  • Lift serves all floors: Yes

  • No. of steps into property:

  • Access ramp: No

Meals

  • Half board included.

  • Full board is included in our prices during the period 23 - 26 December, with special gala dinners taking place at the hotel on 25 December and 31 December.

  • Special dietary requirements, please request at time of booking.

  • No of restaurants: 1

  • Nearest restaurants serving dinner: 0

  • Distance to nearest restaurant serving dinner outside of property: In hotel

  • Dress code for restaurants: Smart casual

  • Breakfast service: Hot and cold buffet

  • Lunch service: Buffet or waiter service

  • Dinner service: Buffet or waiter service

Board basis options available

  • Half Board