Midnight Sun Cottages Aavasaksa
The holiday village offers 14 cottages as well as some separate rooms. The level of amenities varies according to cottage size; the larger ones have a fireplace. A separate building contains a few rooms and common facilities shared by the guests. Cottages equipped with: sauna, fireplace, TV, tableware for 6-8 people, microwave oven.
The holiday village has easy access to cross-country ski trails. The marked trail network is 40 km long of which 11 km are lighted. A ski trail also goes to the Ainiovaara ski centre, which is about 10 km from here. Down-hill slopes and a ski lift are located close to the village. Our ski rental service can supply downhill skiing gear for the whole family from ages 4 upwards. Snowboard and cross-country skiing equipment is likewise available.
Guests can hop on a snowmobile and even ride over to the Swedish side of the border. The area’s sparkling snow stacks invite you to go on an independent excursion. Lean-to shelters have been erected along the snowmobile trails, making possible breaks much more comfortable. Also consider stopping for a bit of ice fishing during your outing.
Aavasaksa is Lapland’s oldest viewing spot for the midnight sun and famous for its Midsummer celebrations. Come here for Midsummer, experience the midnight sun and get enchanted by the beautiful surrounding nature. The varied terrain provides good options for different kinds of hiking and trekking. Boardwalks and information boards have been constructed along the nature trails. Choose a hike length that suits your level of fitness. Enjoy a rest along the way at one of the lean-to shelters and observation decks that have been built on the trails. Beautiful landscapes stretch out as far as the eye can see. The information boards present interesting facts about the area’s history.
Pick berries or go hunting
The surrounding terrain contains ample blueberry and lingonberry patches that can offer a special treat for the active traveller. Get to know the local nature and flora, slow down from the hectic pace of everyday life. The area provides nice hunting opportunities in autumn.
• 14 cottages
• tourist info
• fully licensed
• tasty food
• karaoke dances
• postage stamps and mailbox
A ski centre with 3 slopes is next door.
• vertical drop 115 m
• longest slope 1,000 m