Check-in on Fridays, min. 5 nights. In Christmas season, weekly rentals from Fri to Fri.

Velhonkulma is a brand-new log cabin located in Ylläs, in the village of Äkäslompolo. With accommodations for up to 12 people, this villa offers excellent amenities for a relaxing vacation. Upstairs, there are five generously sized bedrooms with ample storage space for clothes. Soundproof acoustic doors and room-specific ventilation ensure peaceful nights of sleep. Additionally, there is a pull-out bed for two in the room downstairs, which can be separated with a glass door for added privacy.

The open-plan kitchen is well-designed and equipped with high-quality cooking utensils and serving dishes. Additionally, there is a striking oak dining table and tableware for 12 people. The living room features a cozy fireplace and a 65-inch flat-screen TV. Outside on the west-facing terrace, there is a dining table and a Weber grill.

Downstairs, you’ll find a spacious entrance hall, a toilet, laundry facilities, and plenty of practical storage space. A stylish large bathroom leads to a spacious sauna, with room for up to 6 bathers. The lounge area includes a sofa group, a fridge, stereo, and another TV. You can enjoy cooling off on the terrace after a sauna session.

The villa offers fiber optic WLAN, enabling excellent remote work capabilities. Heating is provided by geothermal energy, ensuring comfortable temperatures year-round.

Tenants also have access to a heated 60 m2 garage, equipped with another washing machine, 2 drying cabinets, a ski maintenance rack, and storage space for various sports equipment. Charging for electric cars is possible both in the garage and in the carport.

Velhonkulma is located in an excellent location between the Ylläs ski slopes and the village of Äkäslompolo. There is a bus connection from both the airport and the train station to Äkäslompolo. There is only 500 m from the bus stop to the villa. The distance from the villa to the shop is 2 km and to the slopes 3 km. The village restaurants offer versatile options.

A ski bus operates between Äkäslompolo and Ylläsjärvi. These ski resorts are connected to each other via both ski tracks and ski slopes. You can access illuminated ski tracks directly from your the yard. By climbing the nearby track 1 km towards the fell, you reach a 3-km-long “warm track” where the temperature rarely drops below -17°C. Ylläs’ track network covers up to 300 km of maintained tracks.

Ylläs-Pallas National Park offers Finland’s largest hiking and cycling routes. In the summer of 2023, a new Bikestreet downhill biking trail was completed.

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Equipment (more under Amenities)

2 x washing machine

3 x drying cabinet

vacuum cleaner


2 x full-height refrigerator-freezer

mixer, immersion blender, blender

2 x junior chairs, potty, booster seat

electric car charging approved

car heating socket



children’s stroller

2 x eFatBike (Tunturi), hybrid bike (Nishiki)

3 x toboggan, 2 x Stiga sled, kick sled

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Living area 230 m2
6 bedrooms
12 beds
12 guests
2 bathrooms
3 toilets
Pets not allowed
  • Check-in from: 4:00pm
  • Check-out: 11:00am
  • Pets not allowed
  • 2 km
  • 49 km
  • 0.5 km
  • 3 km
  • 0.1 km
  • 1.5 km

Available experiences

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  • Snowmobile safari

    Lapland's picturesque and versatile landscapes offer a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the winter nature on the back of a snowmobile. The wilderness, snowy forests and lakes offer wonderful routes and adventures for these safaris. Join the ride through Hilla Villas!

  • Reindeer ride

    Enjoy a quiet and magical reindeer ride with local reindeer herders through Hilla Villas. This unique experience combines nature, culture and top service. Each ride is individually designed according to the traveler's wishes. 

  • Ice swimming

    The frozen lakes of Lapland create the perfect setting for ice swimming combined with the warmth of the Finnish sauna. This thrilling and invigorating experience allows you to connect with Arctic nature in its purest form. The refreshing water offer a unique opportunity to test your resilience while marvelling at the beautiful winter scenery in the unique silence of Lapland. Take a plunge into the icy waters through Hilla Villas!

  • Shaman

    Experience a deep connection to the traditions of Lapland in a shamanic ceremony through Hilla Villas. Local shamans share their wisdom and lead you on a journey full of mysticism and spirituality. High-quality service and respect for traditions are at the center of this experience.

  • Palju – Arctic hot tub

    Palju is a traditional, old-fashioned wooden outdoor hot tub. Enjoying the wood-heated Finnish palju during brisk winter evenings warms both the body and the soul. Marvel at the starry sky in the embrace of the steamy water surrounded by the Arctic air. Through Hilla Villas, you can experience the traditional combination of the Finnish sauna and palju with friends or family, savouring the authentic Lapland atmosphere!

  • Private chef

    Welcome to indulge in a luxury culinary experience in a high-class Lappish milieu! Professional chefs will tailor a delicious menu according to your desires. Whether you are on a romantic getaway for two, embarking on a family adventure or enjoying Lapland with friends, elevate your vacation to the next level. Let our local partners pamper your taste buds with this unforgettable experience! 

  • Husky safari

    Come and enjoy the excitement of a husky safari together with our local husky farmers. You will get the best possible experience that is both safe and ecologically sustainable. These local small entrepreneurs offer personal guidance and high-quality service.

  • Snowshoeing

    Feel the magic of winter while snowshoeing in the fells! Connect with nature, discover hidden treasures, and enjoy the tranquility of the wilderness. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced adventurer, our skilled guides will lead you on an unforgettable journey while sharing stories of Lapland's rich culture and the secrets of its wild nature. Immerse yourself in this winter wonderland in collaboration with our local snowshoeing professionals! 

  • Alpine skiing

    Feel the thrill of Alpine skiing in the ski resorts of Lapland surrounded by the snowy landscapes! Whether you are a first-timer or an experienced professional, the mesmerizing fells offer everyone a perfect chance to ski in world-class surroundings. Start from the top and take in the beauty of Lapland or try this exciting winter sports in an easier slope. You won't want to miss out on this experience!

  • Ski trails

    Explore the breathtaking scenery of Lapland while skiing! Lapland offers wonderful snow-covered ski trails, perfect for both beginners and seasoned cross-country skiers. Glide through the enchanting silence in the fells surrounded by the magical Northern Lights. With well-maintained and versatile trails, Lapland is a one-of-a-kind skiing paradise. Put on your skis and go on a skiing adventure in this winter wonderland!

  • Northern Lights

    Admiring the Northern Lights is an experience that will live in your heart forever. Hilla Villas helps you arrange individual tours with local experts. These professionals know the best spots and times to catch the Northern Lights, while offering a high level of service and comfort.

  • Ski touring

    Have you ever tried this exciting winter sport that combines skiing with untracked snowy terrain in breathtaking Lapland? Ski touring allows you to explore the fells beyond marked trails and go further in the backcountry for an unforgettable adventure! If you are an experienced alpine skier and want to try something a little more extreme, join this thrilling adventure with Hilla Villas' local partners!

  • Fishing

    Go on a fishing trip with local fishing guides through Hilla Villas. No one knows the waterways better than these locals who also offer tools and tips for a fresh catch. High-quality service and sustainable fishing practices guarantee a great day on the water.