Nestled between the snow-draped trees of the forest, enchanting thermal glass igloos and spacious Aurora cabins and can be found scattered throughout Finnish and Swedish Lapland. These luxurious pods provide lucky visitors with their very own private stargazing capsule where you can drift into peaceful slumber after a day of exploring the Arctic wilderness.
Glass Igloos & Aurora Cabin Holidays
Below you'll find a selection of some of our most popular glass igloo getaways and aurora cabin escapes in Finnish and Swedish Lapland and Northern Norway.
Glass Igloos & Aurora Cabins
Best for Peace & Quiet
Nestled within a secluded forest in a quiet corner of the Finnish wilderness, Aurora Village is the ultimate place to find peace and quiet in unpolluted natural surroundings. Perfect for two, the spacious Aurora Cabins here have a large double bed, intimate seating area and a private bathroom. Lucky guests will also find a mini fridge, kettle, and capsule coffee maker inside. And the Aurora Alarm service will ensure you won't miss out on a spectacular display from Mother Nature during your stay.
Best for Ultimate Luxury
Sumptuous interiors, exquisite cuisine, a well-stocked mini-bar, and a hot tub on your own private terrace; these are just some of the luxuries guests can expect from a stay in an exclusive Suite Glass Igloo at Golden Crown. With enough room for up to four guests, these marvellous capsules are fully equipped with a motorised double bed, kitchenette, and private bathroom. And with Finland's largest ski resort close by, it's perfect for those wanting to hit the slopes by day and aurora hunt in comfort by night.
Best for a Romantic Getaway
Seeking ultimate seclusion? Muotka Wilderness Lodge is set deep in the forest, on the outskirts of the pristine Urho Kekkonen National Park. This romantic retreat where rustic and luxurious interiors meet the tranquillity of the surrounding woodland, is perfect for honeymooners and those seeking a romantic getaway. Far away from any light pollution, Aurora Cabins here are spacious chalets with skyward windows, a seating area, and each has its own private sauna.
Best for Families
Perched on the peaceful shores of Lake Ranuanjärvi in Finnish Lapland, with unobstructed views across the glistening water, the lakeside Igloos at Arctic Fox are perfect for a family getaway. As well as a glass-walled bedroom which allows guests to sink into slumber under the stars, each spacious family igloo, sleeps four, and is well-equipped with a private bathroom, sauna and kitchenette. Close by, Ranua Arctic Wildlife Park, which is home to over 50 native Arctic species, is a fantastic and educational day out for all of the family.
Hit the slopes and weave through forests blanketed in snow whilst taking in the enchanting views across the vast Finnish Lapland wilderness.
Drive across frozen lakes and through snow-capped forests on an exhilarating snowmobile excursion. From day safaris to aurora-chasing night trips, this is the perfect way to explore the Finnish wilderness with speed.
Grab the reins for a thrilling safari deep into the untouched wilderness with your own trusty team of dog to guide you. From short sled rides, to a few hours with lunch included, you can even opt for a full day safari and in some locations overnight husky adventures.
From photography and feeding options to sled rides and farm visits, meet Lapland resident reindeer and find out more about this iconic Lappish creature.
Entwined within the cultural fabric of Finnish society, saunas offer the perfect place to unwind after a day spent exploring the Arctic wilderness.
Learn the traditional art of ice fishing whilst relishing in the peace and beauty of outstanding natural surroundings. Enjoy a fresh lunch outside, cooked on an open fire.
Blow away the cobwebs and head out on your own or with a guided group to explore the beautiful arctic wilderness in a pair of snowshoes.
Experience racing across the ice and snow on an ice karting adventure.
The best of both worlds
Igloo & Ice Hotel Escape
Fancy combining a night in a glass igloo with a night at -5°C? The popular Arctic Snow Village in Lapland's capital, Rovaniemi is home to a snow hotel built every year as well as cosy igloos for two and even larger family igloos for groups of five. And with an aurora alarm service, you can drift off to sleep safe in the knowledge that you'll be woken if the lights are dancing overhead.
Lakeside Log Cabins & Brilliant Bubbles
Nellim Wilderness Hotel and Wilderness Hotel Inari, both located on the edge of beautiful Lake Inari, in the far north of Finnish Lapland, offer a selection of accommodation options to choose from. If you're wanting to split your stay between an aurora bubble and a log cabin or a lakeside chalet and a glass-roof dome look no further.
Sleep under the stars
Escape to your own beautiful and secluded cabin hideaway amid the awe-inspiring natural landscapes of Finnish Lapland. Firm believers in ‘jokamiehenoikeus’ – a freedom to roam – Finns treat the outdoors like their own front room, and with 22 billion trees, Finland is one of the most densely forested places on Earth. Enjoy snowshoeing, floating saunas and husky-sledding through ancient forests by day and by night, unwind in your own luxurious glass igloo or dome retreat to marvel at the starry sky.
With direct flights from London and Manchester to Lapland during the winter months, you can reach the glittering wilderness of Finnish Lapland in just a few hours.
The Northern Lights
For aurora hunters desperate to catch a glimpse of the celestial light show but not so keen on enduring the freezing winter temperatures, Finnish Lapland offers the perfect solution. Nestle into luxurious cosiness at one of the glass igloo and dome villages scattered throughout the Finnish wilderness to watch the bright myriad of shimmering, colourful ribbons from the comfort of your own bed. The glass roofs of the igloos offer 360º view of forest and sky, proving you with a front row seat to Mother Nature's most famous and magnificent light show.