Best Hotels in Luosto Finland

Mount Luosto is part of the Pyhja Luosto National Park, which is located in the province of Lapland. Its height is 510 m. After the war, a ski resort began to be equipped here. Today it is one of the best ski slopes in all of Finland. They are distinguished by a high level of grooming and comfort. Experienced instructors will teach even the youngest travelers how to competently descend from the top of the hill. And those who already own the skill, will find for themselves tracks of different levels of complexity.

Resort features

Ski lovers come to Luosto. There is a water park and nightclubs, but most tourists prefer forms of active leisure in the fresh air. The resort area has a well-developed network of restaurants and cafes. Hotels are best booked in advance. In addition to hotel complexes, there are a lot of cozy cottages. They are located in the natural area of the National Park. Finnish wooden houses have long been chosen by tourists from different countries of Europe and cities of Finland. Almost all mini hotels are located near the lifts and trails, as well as the main attraction of Luosto – the mine for the extraction of amethysts. This is the only mine operating in the north, where during the excursion you can take with you the stones found.

Lapland Hotels Luostotunturi & Amethyst Spa

Lapland hotels are compactly located in the area of the ski resort around the slopes. Lapland Hotels Luostotunturi & Amethyst Spa is popular with travelers due to its original architecture and unusual landscape with dried pine trees. It looks like an oasis in the middle of the desert. The complex offers 176 accommodation options, including log cabins. It offers three restaurants, two of which are à la carte. The largest 670 seats serve breakfast. On weekends, there is a nightclub, entertainment programs, guest artists perform.

The multifunctional sports grounds of the Pyhja Luosto National Park are located opposite the hotel complex. On the gentle slopes of the hill there are convenient descents that even a novice skier will master. The hotel has leisure activities that will tell you how to plan the day and not miss anything. They also organize an excursion to the amethyst mine, which is located in the heart of the park. On the territory of the hotel there is a spa center “Amethyst”, saunas, hot tubs. Wellness treatments are one of the directions of the hotel’s services.

“The nature is just gorgeous. The lifts are just a few steps away. On the way we saw deer and hares. One day we took a ride to the village of Santa Claus. The next day we went to amethyst excavations. Appreciated the ski slopes. Everything is cool!” Artem, Ukraine


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Santa’s Hotel Aurora & Igloos

For those who like the atmosphere of northern nature, Santa’s Hotel Aurora & Igloos offers to stay in comfortable houses stylized as an igloo. The glass ceiling gives the impression of an overnight stay in the open air. Here you can, without getting out of bed, admire the overflows of the northern lights, stars and local nature. In summer, dense curtains will protect from the round-the-clock glow of the sun.

The hotel is located in the Pyhja Luosto National Park. Guests are accommodated in 10 igloos decorated in the style of northern dwellings. The restaurant serves grilled meals and an à la carte menu. Directly from the entrance to the complex diverge trails of hiking trails and cross-country ski trails. The nearest ski slope is 400 metres away. Public transport goes to the center of the resort. Travel time is 15 minutes. In summer, guests are offered Frisbee golf, mountain biking trails, fishing and ornithological excursions.

“We came to Luosto for one day to see the Northern Lights. Its beginning is warned through a special warning system in each room. All windows face north. Before leaving, we picked up souvenirs in a local shop, had breakfast. There are a lot of companies around that organize excursions. We will use their services next time» Dmitry


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Holiday Home Silmukka

Two-storey cottage is located in a natural area. It is a favorite holiday destination for families and companies of friends coming to Luosto for the weekend. Activities in the surrounding area include skiing or hiking along the forest paths. A secluded place is located 3 kilometers from the center of the resort. If you go deep into the National Park, then after 4 km there will be an Amethyst mine. The hosts allow pets to be brought with them. Smoking is not allowed either in the house or in the yard. After a walk, guests can enjoy a sauna. Firewood is always prepared by caring owners. Reviews of the holiday home so far no one left. The owners gave it to a mini hotel just 3 years ago.


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Holiday Home Mets-luosto

Another cottage from the line of “holiday homes” is located on the shore of a forest lake. In summer you can fish here, and in winter you can go skiing. In 4 kilometers there is an Amethyst mine. A one-story log house will be a great place to relax for a family or a group of friends. The interior is made of environmentally friendly materials, walls and furniture made of wood. On the shore there is a zone for barbecues. Covered garages have been built for cars. Meals can be prepared in the equipped kitchen. Mini hotels of holiday home class are rented for rent.

“The house is in perfect condition. Clean, comfortable. The beds are comfortable. The place is perfect for relaxation. Let’s come back again” Sadie, UK


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Holiday Home Luosto villa d

Comfortable two-storey villa with attic welcomes guests throughout the year. The proximity to the ski slopes, slopes and Amethyst mine makes this place in demand among tourists. The interior is designed in traditional Scandinavian colors. There is a lot of wood and natural textiles in the design. The hosts speak Finnish and English. Check-in is carried out after full payment of accommodation. 2 kilometers from the villa there is a restaurant “Aurora”. The centre of Luosto Ski Resort is 1 km away.

“High quality of service and life, but with the owner and could not find a common language” Benny, Israel


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Holiday Home Kantap c 3

A whole log complex with spacious rooms, a living room and a dining room welcomes guests all year round. The owner provided a parking lot, sauna and fireplace in the relaxation room. The staff speaks English. People come here to go skiing, and in the evening relax in the sauna and spend time with loved ones. The interior has a lot of wood, textiles, homespanie carpets and paths. Rustic surroundings and silence will help to fully relax from the hustle and bustle of the city. The main guests of the hotel are families coming for the weekend.

“Comfortable well equipped cottage with everything you need. Very peaceful place. Didn’t really like the bed in the bedroom on the ground floor” Petteri, Finland


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Holiday Home Kantap d2

One-storey log house with an additional bedroom in the attic is located in the natural area of the National Park. Amethyst excavations are 3.3 km away. To the center of the resort of Luosto about a kilometer. A quiet tranquil corner of Finnish hospitality with sauna, courtyard and endless hiking trails. The spacious living room has a high ceiling, sofas with soft cushions and a fireplace. After long walks or skiing, you can take a steam room in the sauna. Firewood is always prepared by the caring owner of the hotel.

“Superb place. We come here for a weekend in the winter, away from the noise just to ski.” Aino, Finland


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Holiday Home Hopukka a2

The farther into the forest, the more interesting the houses. This wooden holiday cottage is located just two and a half kilometers from the Amethyst Mine. It has preserved an old stove, and the entire interior is made in Finnish folk traditions. Here, stone is combined with wood, and bright homespun textiles with snow-white modern blankets. The house is well located in relation to the walking trails and paved ski slopes.

“We were here two years ago. Since then, little has changed, so we came to a familiar place. The owners put up a drying cabinet, which made it very easy to dry the ski clothes. In the evenings we relaxed in the sauna” Sirkka, Finland


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Holiday Home Luostonseita 3

One-storey log house is conveniently located between the Amethyst mine and the center of the ski resort. In both directions about 2 kilometers. You can walk or ski. After the walk, guests will find a warm cozy house,a living room with a fireplace and a hot sauna.

“Lovely idyllic house. The heat is clean and comfortable. Most of all, I liked to look out of the bedroom window at the snow-covered forest. Easy to find and reach by car despite heavy snowfall. A short walk from a supermarket café and shops, as well as a hotel with an amethyst spa. I saw the northern lights. Stayed 3 nights but could easily spend a week there” Fran, UK


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Holiday Home Kelo-ville

Tourists will not regret if they stop for a holiday in this wooden Finnish house. It is located in close proximity to the central ski slopes and slopes. The amethyst mine is just 2.7 km away. A fireplace in the living room, a sauna and comfortable beds will give a truly great vacation.

“Very cozy log cottage, perfect for relaxation, nature as well as various activities. It is perfectly equipped with everything you need. Due to the proximity to the center, we did not miss anything. There was plenty of room in the house. The cottage has 2 double rooms and an attic, which could be reached by a steeper staircase, there are 3 single beds. In addition, a sofa in front of the fireplace, and a large dining table, and a kitchen. Sauna, of course, is also” Robert, Germany


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Hotels of the format “Holiday Home” do not provide catering for guests. To do this, each cottage has an equipped kitchen. It is also worth paying attention to the fact that not all owners provide bed linen and towels to vacationers. When booking, you need to clarify what to take with you.

Alina Abramova

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