Unique hotel rooms with glass ceiling in Finnish Lapland
130 km from Rovaniemi airport

Share with friends
Contents [show]
Availability and Price
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
* prices and availability updated
** click on the date to book
When would you like to stay in a glass igloo?

Pyhä Igloos is a Scandinavian design mini hotel with 7 glass ceiling suits. Located 1,5 hours drive from Rovaniemi airport, next to Pyhätunturi resort and National Park in Finnish Lapland.

Pyhä Igloos Reseption

Hotel room are all identical, 32m², for 2-4 persons. Breakfast can be ordered. Northern lights alarm service available. Sauna and outdoor hot tub available for extra fee.

Lapland activities available: downhill skiing, cross country skiing, snowmobile safaris, ice karting, husky safaris, reindeer farm visit, Aurora guided tours. Scenic view from top of the hill.

Pyhä Igloos are open all year round. Peak season November - March.

Do you need more information about Pyhä Igloos?
By clicking the button, you agree to our Terms of Use, and consent to our collection and use your personal data in accordance with our Privacy policy.

1. Location

Finland - Lapland - Rovaniemi airport (130 km) - Pyhätunturi resort and National Park.

Pyhä Igloos are located 1 hour 30 min drive from Rovaniemi airport. The Kemijärvi city is 50km away (train station). Pyhä-Luosto National Park - the oldest National park in Finland, and its hiking, biking and skiing routes start in a walking distance from Pyhä Igloos.

Rovaniemi Airport is the closest airport to Pyhä Igloos. Some seasonal direct flights are available.

Stopover flight in Helsinki is the most common way to get to Pyhä Igloos. Finnair and Norwegian airlines both offer Helsinki - Rovaniemi flights.

By plane:
Helsinki - Rovaniemi daily flights. Flight time - 1h20m. Price from 35€.
SKIBUS from Rovaniemi airport to Pyhätunturi. You can ask the driver to stop at Pyhä Igloos directly. The normal route does not include Pyhä Igloos – remember to ask the driver. The normal stop is at Pyhätunturi Ski-Inn, 400m from Pyhä Igloos.

By train:
Helsinki - Kemijärvi daily night trains by VR. Duration - 13h. Price from 68€ (Finnish railways VR).
Pyhä Igloos are located 50 km from Kemijärvi train station. There is a bus line to Pyhätunturi from train station.

Location: 4/5 400m from Pyhätunturi resort center and all services/activities. 120 km from Santa Claus village and Rovaniemi airport.
Facilities: 4/5 Pyhä-Luosto National park. Ski and downhill skiing tracks. Aurora safaris, snowmobile and husky safaris, ice karting, guided tours.
Comfort level: 4/5 Toilet, shower, kitchenette at each apartment. Northern lights alarm. Sauna and outdoor hot tub - extra fee.
Style: 4/5 Small apart-hotel. 7 Glass ceiling Superior Studios with facilities.
Value for money: 5/5 Price from 190€/night/low season.

3. Pyhä Igloos rooms

Pyhä Igloos hotel has 7 identical rooms with glass ceiling, 32m² each. Each room can accommodate 2-4 persons.

Sleeps: motorized double bed under the glass ceiling + sofa bed.

Toilet, shower, TV and a kitchenette (fridge, cooking hobs, kettle, micro, dishwasher). Powerful heating in the winter, air conditioning system during the summer.

Northern lights alarm service available.

There are common spaces of the hotel available: a sauna and outdoor Jacuzzi section (extra fee), fireplace hut that is always open.

Pyhä Igloos rooms with glass ceiling
1 / 4

4. Pyhä Igloos price

Pyhä Igloos rates depend on the season.

Room 1-2 persons (price is given as a guide, valid in 2019):
- from 349€/night April, September.
- from 509€/night September - November and March.
- from 690 - 810€/night winter season December-February/Christmas season.

5. Good to know

Check-in time

Check-in time from 16:00 on the day of arrival.
Check-out time before 12:00 on the day of departure.
Late or earlier arrival: inform in advance.


Breakfast can be ordered in the hotel for extra fee.

There are few high-quality restaurants nearby, as well as a supermarket in walking distance.

The Northern Lights

Northern Lights in Lapland can be seen from mid-August to the end of April in a dark time.
The Northern Lights are not guaranteed as it is a natural phenomena and it always depends on the current weather.

Location of the Pyhä Igloos hotel is good for Lapland gateway and activities like snowmobile safaris, husky rides, guided Aurora tours, reindeer farm visits. There are some lights from illuminated ski tracks and Pyhätunturi village, no complete darkness for the clear sky view. Bright Northern lights can be seen (when Solar activity is strong).

Weather & Clothing

Typical daytime temperatures in the winter:
December: -20 to -10 degrees Celsius
January: -30 to -15 degrees Celsius
February: -20 to -15 degrees Celsius
March: -15 to -5 degrees Celsius

Recommended warm winter clothing: thermal under-layer, warm mid-layer, winter jacket, trousers and winter boots. Hat, gloves and scarf are essential.


6. Activities

  • Husky safari and farm visit
  • Amethyst mine visit with snowshoes
  • Northern lights snowshoeing
  • Reindeer farm visit and sledge safari
  • Snowmobile safari
  • Ice karting competiton and rides
  • Fatbike tour
Pyha Resort in Finland

7. What's around Pyhä Igloos

  • Pyhä Ski Resort
  • Polar Hissi ski lift (0,3 km)
  • Scenic lift to top of Pyhä fell (0,5 km)
  • PyhaSafaris (snowmobile safaris, ice karting) (0,5 km)
  • Amethyst Mine (18 km)
  • Santa Claus Village Rovaniemi (130 km)
  • Moomin Snowcastle Finland (130 m)
  • Santa Park (135 km)
  • Ranua Wildlife Park (170 km)
  • Isokuru canyon route

Pyhä resort

Pyhä Igloos are located few steps away from the center of Pyhä resort, services and Lapland activities, and next to Pyhä-Luosto National Park.

Pyhä is suitable for both Lapland weekend getaway and long winter holidays. Snow and adventure activities like snowmobile safaris, husky rides, guided Aurora tours, reindeer farm visits can be easily arranged in one place.

Best time to visit: December - May, July-September.
Lowest accommodation rates: May - November.

Ranua Wildlife Park

Ranua Wildlife Park offer an unique experience to see polar bears and 50 other different Arctic animal species. The animals live in spacious fencings in the midst of northern wide forests, in their as authentic natural environment as possible. For the wellbeing of the animals there are no lighting inside the Wildlife Park. If you visit the Wildlife Park after 2 pm in the wintertime you should bring your own torch with you. You can also buy a torch from the ticket sales office.
Entrance ticket is 15-19€/person depending the season (valid in 2019).

Santa Claus village

Santa Claus office

Santa office open every day, both winter and summer. Entrance and meeting with Santa - free of charge. No advance reservation needed.

Using of own cameras while meeting Santa is prohibited; professional photos and videos available for a fee. Price in 2019 is from 30€ up to 40-45€ for 6 high resolution photos and a video clip you meeting Santa. No obligation to purchase anything however.

Moomin Snowcastle

A huge Snow castle right in Santa Claus Village with residents of the Moominvalley. There are Moomin ice sculptures gallery - Moominmamma, Moominpappa and their friends - as five-meter snow and ice sculptures. 50-meter long slide, snow labyrinth, Moominvalley magic forest, fun zone with interactive wall, ice bar and souvenir shop.

Open every day from 9 to 19 throughout the winter season.
Price for 2019: 30€/adult; 18€/children (4–11 years old, 0-3 years old free of charge). All tickets are valid for one day.

Santa Park

Visiting SantaPark is a must-do activity for families with kids! This is an indoor Christmas theme park voted the top Christmas destination in the world. Plan a visit for at least 2-3 hours (usually kids want to stay there for a longer time).

There are Arctic Circle, Ice gallery and Ice bar, Angry birds activity park, gingerbread bakery, Elf workshop, Santa Claus office with real Santa, Magic train, Post office and Elf Show performances.

Open: Winter season - mid November - mid January. Summer season - end of June - mid August. Check our exact opening dates and hours from the SantaPark homepage.
Tickets are valid for 2 consecutive days. Price Christmas season 2018-2019: 34€/adult, 28€/child (3-12 y). Check our current prices from the SantaPark homepage.

Isokuru canyon route

Isokuru canyon hiking route for those visiting Lapland during summer and autunm time.

What to do around? Events.

Christmas concert by Lapland Military Band. Rovaniemi Church.

The Lapland Military Band’s warm-hearted Christmas concert, beloved and popular indeed, will bring us the Christmas spirit this year, too. Soprano Anna-Maria Jurvelin will perform as a visiting soloist. Along with the soloist, the audience will also get to join in accompanied by the professional orchestra.

Date: 18 December 2021 - 18 December 2021
Address: Rovaniemi, church, 96100 Rovaniemi, Finland
Santa is on His Way -broadcast 2021. Santa Claus Village, Arctic Circle

Each year, Santa leaves Santa Claus Village in Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland to bring Christmas cheer to people all around the globe. Santa Claus gives his speech wishing merry Christmas to the whole world before hopping in his reindeer-pulled sleigh and embarking on his tour. This year, the event will be organized with no audience due to latest corona restrictions. The event will be broadcasted on Facebook by Visit Rovaniemi on December 23rd at 7 PM local time (UTC +2).

Date: 23 December 2021
broadcasted on Facebook by Visit Rovaniemi
Seita choir’s traditional evening concert. Rovaniemi Church

Thu 23.12. at 22 Rovaniemi Church. Seita choir’s traditional evening concert. Directed by Kadri Joamets.

Date: 23 December 2021
Address: Rovaniemi, church, 96100 Rovaniemi, Finland
Arctic Lapland Rally. Rovaniemi, Lapland

The 57th Arctic Lapland Rally in 2022 will be competed on Friday and Saturday the 14-15th of January. The competitors start their arctic adventure on the over 220 kilometres of special stages already on Monday the 10th of January when the reconnaissance period begins. The rally route sees changes for 2022 as over 23% and over 50 special stage kilometres are new to all the drivers. For spectators the biggest change is the new special stage right in the heart of Rovaniemi at the Ounasvaara ski center. Naturally the route also includes beloved stages, such as the familiar final stage of Ristilampi at the remote Finnish Defence Forces training grounds. The brave rivals face endless snowy roads and ice cold temperatures at the mercy of the Lappish wilderness!

Date: 14 January 2022 - 15 January 2022
Address: 96100 Rovaniemi, Finland
Reindeer race – Porocup. Mäntyvaara, Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi is the hometown of Santa Claus in Lapland and is famous for its reindeer. Every year, at the end of winter, several reindeer races happen in the Rovaniemi area.

Date: 19 February 2022 - 20 February 2022
Address: Mäntyvaara, 96930 Rovaniemi, Finland
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy