Hotel Kakslauttanen in Finland: watching the Aurora Borealis from an ice igloo

Watching the mesmerizing Aurora Borealis from the comfort of your ice igloo

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By Kenny G

Hotel Kakslauttanen in Finland

If you love nature and spectacular natural phenomena like the Aurora Borealis, a stay at the Hotel Kakslauttanen in Finland can indeed be a dream vacation for you. Here specially structured igloo rooms immersed in the Finnish tundra and ice, offer a view of the fantastic Northern Lights.

Hotel Kakslauttanen is located in the Urho Kekkonen National Park and is made up of 20 igloos, each of which can accommodate two people. All igloos are furnished with heated windows, allowing you to actually see the sky even in case of snow and thick ice.

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Watching the northern lights from these tiny igloos is a truly immersive experience.

The hotel consists of real igloos built entirely out of ice, as well as a splendid bar, also made ​out ​of ice. The the ice igloos are available throughout the year, but the ice-bar only opens in the winter months.

Furthermore, the resort boasts a spa, surrouned by nature and available throughout the year.

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Not only can the lucky guests choose to take part in activities such as snowmobiling or dog sledding, they can also enjoy saunas in traditional wooden huts.

Hotel Kakslauttanen
Nature at its best? A jaw-dropping, almost mystical moment.

Given that saunas are a must in Finland, the Kakslauttanen Hotel has two, as well as a well being area, equipped with a relaxation room and an open fireplace. You can even take part in ice-fishing in the local river.

In short, the whole experience can be like a dream .. 😉

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