Yllas is a neighbouring resort of Levi, many people are often torn between the two resorts. Much of the climate information, key facts and northern lights pages are relevant to both Levi and Yllas. We have tried to provide some additional information here about Yllas including the ski resort, location, accommodation and some useful links.
More detailed information about the nearby resort of Yllas can be found on the Yllas Finland website.
Yllas is one of Lapland's best ski resorts and is home to the largest network of floodlit cross country ski trails in Finland. There are 61 downhill ski runs on the fell, serviced by a total of 29 lifts. The ski resort mainly caters for beginner to intermediate skiers and snowboarders with 15% green runs, 42% blue runs, 38% red runs and 5% black runs. Yllas is also a good option for those who enjoy snowmobiling as it has access to 300km of snowmobile tracks and plenty of hire shops and organised tours.
During the spring, summer and autumn months Yllas is a great place for both relaxing and activity filled holidays for the whole family. The most popular activities here in summer are mountain biking, hiking, fishing and canoeing.
Located within Scandinavia, the ski resort of Yllas can be found in Finnish Lapland.
The following map shows the position of Yllas in Lapland in relation to Kittila, Munio and Kolari.
The accommodation and amenities for Yllas ski resort are split across the two villages of Yllasjarvi and Akaslompolo. A regular bus will take you the 15km between the two villages at a cost of around 5 Euros
The following map shows the location of Yllasjarvi and Akaslompolo on either side of the Yllas fell.
Exit the airport and follow the signs for road number 79(Levintie). Turn right onto 79 heading south, after almost 3km turn right onto road number 80. Route 80 will take you the 30km to Yllasjarvi, from here route 9401 will take you around the fell to Akaslompolo. The nearest train station to Yllas is in Kolari about 30 minutes southwest from Yllasjarvi on road 80.
The following is a list of some of the best hotels, apartments and cabin accommodation available for holidays in Yllas Lapland.
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Hotel Saaga is a 4 star hotel located just 150m from the lifts on the Yllasjarvi side of the Yllas ski resort. With ski to door accommodation and plenty of ski and snowboard storage lockers this is a great place to base yourself for a holiday in Yllas Lapland. The hotel Saaga has a swimming pool, bar, restaurant, saunas, spa and laundry on site. It is only 3km from Yllasjarvi centre and has a bus stop directly outside.
+358 (0)16 565 441
Hotel Ylläsrinne can be found in a quiet location around 10 minutes by car from Yllas resort. There is a bar and restaurant on site as well as free on site parking. The Hotel is located right next to the cross-country ski track network and many other winter activities are nearby making ideal for a quiet but exciting, active family holiday to Lapland.
+358 (0)400 612535
Hotel On-Piste is located right at the foot of the Yllas ski resort just a few metres from the nearest ski lift. The Hotel offers fully equipped apartment style accommodation on a self-catering basis. There is also a restaurant on site as well as free internet access and parking.