Suomu/Valtavaara Valley

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About Suomu/Valtavaara Valley


Staying in a rustic log cabin in Suomu will provide you with an authentic experience of Lapland.

Suomu cabins are open-plan and well-equipped with kitchenette, sauna/shower room, drying cupboard and log fire. Each cabin provides a comfortable sleeping area for 4-6 persons. The cabins are approx. 15 mins walk from the centre of resort.

All log cabins are individually furnished and may differ from the images shown.

Alternatively the Arctic Circle Hotel is a small, stylish hotel in the centre of the resort. It offers twin and family rooms (with addition of double sofa bed) with en-shower rooms, TV, telephone and hairdryer.


The contemporary Aurin Valley Apartments are situated close to the ski slopes in Valtavaara Valley; around 10 mins from the Hotel Ruka Valley Restaurant where breakfast and dinner are served. 

The range of apartments sleep 4, 5 or 6 persons, they vary in style and a selection are furnished with twin beds and a set of bunk beds for children.  The larger apartments also have a comfy sofa bed in the lounge. 

In addition each of the Aurin Valley Apartments has a fully-equipped kitchenette, a drying cupboard for your snow suits and a relaxing Finnish sauna. There is also wifi and a television.

The Valley Apartments are set within the Hotel Ruka Valley, close to the Valtavaara National Park. Each apartment has been stylishly decorated with a hint of Scandi chic and they offer everything you need for the perfect Santa break in Lapland.

There are a range of apartments that sleep 2 or 3 people and a small number that sleep up to 4 people.

While the apartments vary in style, each one has been recently refurbished with comfort in mind and they effuse smart Scandi-chic design and attention to detail.

Additional facilities include a fully-equipped kitchenette, handy for those bedtime hot chocolate drinks, and a traditional Finnish sauna. There is also a drying cupboard, wifi and television.

Breakfast and dinner are taken in the Hotel Ruka Valley Restaurant.

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