Introducing Glass Igloos of Lapland

Discover your favorite Aurora Igloo in Rovaniemi

Have you ever come across images of mysterious glass igloos and yearned to learn more? Are you currently planning a Lapland holiday and contemplating the ideal glass igloo for your stay? This article serves as your gateway to the world of igloo hotels, as we introduce you to the various styles of glass igloos that await you at Apukka Resort Rovaniemi.

What is a glass igloo?

Like many others, as you scroll through social media, you may have come across captivating photos of distinctive glass-domed structures set against Lapland’s breathtaking winter landscape. These structures are commonly referred to as glass igloos or glass cabins, and they come in various shapes and sizes. What unites them all are the breathtaking glass windows that offer an expansive view of the night sky. Now, let’s take a closer look at the glass igloos that are available for you at Apukka Resort.

Glass igloos in a nutshell:

  • Buildings with large windows for great sky views.
  • Ideal for Northern Lights viewing.
  • Comfortable even in cold winter months.
  • Available in various sizes, including two-story options.

Aurora Cabin

The Aurora Cabins pioneered the concept of glass igloos at Apukka. At the heart of every Aurora Cabin is its heated panorama glass roof, ensuring an unobstructed view of the Arctic sky, free from frost and snow. While they are an ideal choice for couples or friends (as the twin beds can be separated), these cabins also have a pull-out sofa for added convenience. And, in case you’re wondering, yes, all our Aurora Cabins feature curtains for privacy and a private bathroom for your ease.

Get to know Aurora Cabins

Aurora Cabin Queen

If you desire more room and an enhanced experience, the Aurora Cabin Queen is a delightful choice. This glass igloo not only provides additional space but also features a comfortable queen-sized double bed for a cozier stay. It’s positioned a stone’s throw away from picturesque Lake Olkka, which shows its beauty especially during the autumn and early winter seasons. Every element has been thoughtfully curated to create an inviting atmosphere that harmonizes with the natural beauty of the surrounding wilderness.

What’s special about this aurora igloo?

Aurora Cabin King

The first guests arrived at the Aurora Cabin King glass igloos in September 2023. True to its name, it features a generous king-sized bed, providing ample space for you to unwind and admire the captivating Arctic sky. Moreover, the Aurora Cabin King is more spacious than both the Aurora Cabin and the Aurora Cabin Queen, making it an excellent choice for families. A cozy living area adds to the comfort level. Its interior exudes a dark, evocative ambiance that immerses you in the rich and captivating history of Lapland.

What’s special about this aurora igloo?

Aurora Cabin Family

Our newest glass igloos, the Aurora Cabin Family, are also our largest Aurora Cabins. They are now available for reservations and will open to guests on September 6, 2024. Perfectly crafted for families and groups of friends, these spacious igloos can accommodate up to six guests. Located at the shore of Lake Olkkajärvi, they offer stunning views of both the sky and the lake. In addition to a luxurious king-size bed, each igloo features a 160 cm wide double bed in a separate alcove, complemented by a convertible sofa.

What’s special about this aurora igloo?

Komsio Glass Igloo Suite

Remember our earlier mention of glass igloos coming in various shapes and sizes? Komsio beautifully illustrates this diversity. The lower level accommodates a bathroom with a shower, while ascending to the second level treats you to a stunning 360° sky view, putting you literally head above most Aurora accommodations. Komsio is the ideal size for couples seeking a romantic getaway. Who wouldn’t want to snuggle with their loved one beneath the Northern skies, with the possibility of witnessing the Auroras?

Get to know this glass igloo

Kammi Glass Igloo Suite

Many consider Kammi the crown jewel among Apukka’s holiday accommodations, and with good reason! This two-story suite offers more space than its counterpart, Komsio, making it an excellent choice for both couples and small families. Moreover, the suite features a fully equipped kitchenette, complete with a fridge, an induction hob, and a microwave. These amenities grant you the independence to craft your evening snacks or prepare a hot cup of coffee while admiring the Auroras outside your windows.

Get to know this glass igloo

  • Larger in size than Komsio.
  • Features a more extensive seating area.
  • Includes a kitchenette.
  • Can comfortably accommodate up to four people.

Did you find your favorite glass igloo?

As you can see, you can discover a variety of glass igloos at Apukka Resort, each offering a unique experience. No matter your choice, rest assured that every igloo provides breathtaking views of the night sky and the surrounding wilderness. In autumn, you’ll be treated to a vibrant display of foliage. As the cold months approach, watch as mist gracefully drifts across the serene Lake Olkka. During winter months, you’ll be surrounded by a winter wonderland, with glistening snow and enchanting frost-whitened trees at every turn.


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