In winter Igloo Village Kakslauttanen offers a possibility to enjoy a range of unique winter recreation activities like spending a night in a snow or glass igloo, dining in a snow restaurant, admiring ice marvels in the Ice Gallery or getting married in our highly popular snow chapel. Igloo Village lies in a close proximity of Kakslauttanen, just on the other side of the spring. There are 20 glass igloos, 60 beds in snow igloos and an one of a kind glass kota. The snow restaurant provides seating for 50-150 people. Igloo Village is open each year between December and January depending on the weather conditions and stays open until the end of April.
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Imagine yourself sleeping completely surrounded by snow. The silence is enchanting and lights inside the ice cast mysterious shadows on the snow walls. The breathtaking atmosphere lulls you into a deep, comfortable sleep in your warm down sleeping bag. The temperature inside the snow igloo stays always between -3°C and -6°C. Besides a warm down sleeping bag (rated extreme temperature is -32°C), we provide you woollen socks and a hood, so that you will never feel cold. That's a promise!
Glass igloo provides an one of a kind opportunity to admire the northern lights and millions of stars of the crystal clear Lapp sky in a comfortable room temperature. Based on a groundbreaking idea and years of research and development, glass igloos are a marvel of modern technology. Built from a special thermal glass the temperature inside the igloo always stays at a normal level. It also prevents the glass from not getting white frosted, hence keeping the view clear even when the temperature outside drops to under -30°C. Every igloo is equipped with a toilet and luxury beds. On every evening a hot sauna and a refreshing ice hole are waiting for you.
Glass Kota is a heated building in the shape of a traditional Lapp teepee, 8 metres high and 8 metres wide. Made of the space special thermal glass as glass igloos, Glass Kota offers an unobscured view of the beautiful Lapp night sky and the magical northern lights. Snow chapel is situated nearby, making Glass Kota an ideal place for a cocktail party before or after the wedding. What could be more amazing than to sip a cold drink inside the warm Glass Kota during a snowstorm. Glass Kota has also its own altar suitable for wedding ceremonies.
Our ice gallery features ice sculptures made by sculptors around the world. We also provide an opportunity for our guests to try ice or snow sculpting. This is an exciting way to find an artist within you and with our instructor everybody is able to make beautiful sculptures. Moreover, we make ice and snow sculptures by request for companies, groups and private individuals. Sculpture include company logos and miniature models of cars among other things. An unique ice sculpture is a truly special way to decorate your cottage or surprise your guests.