This unique apartment locates in a peaceful neighbourhood by the Kemiriver in walkable (4 kilometers) distance from the city center and arctic circle (Santa's Village). It accomodates three adults or a small family and offers a comfortable living and various possibilities for exploring the sights and activities of Lapland.
The apartment has own enterance, modest kitchenette and private wc through which there is access to the fireplace, sauna and swimming pool compartment. Fireplace room offer an enjoyable and relaxing stay and it is always in free use for the guests. 21 celcius water in the pool guarrantee refreshing finnish Sauna experience. The place is in immediate nearness to the river: trips to the nature could be made by boat during the summer and by skies, snowshoes or snowmobile during the winter. Skiing and snowmobile tracks starts right infront of the house. If renting a own snowmobile, you are able to explore the nature independently directly from this place. You can also ask for a local guide from this place. This place accommodates three adults or a small family. Two adults and two kids is possible to accomodate for special request. Small kitchen enables independet homy living and basic ingredients are included into the price. Walkable distances to the city and to the Santa Claus Village at arctic circle. Consultation and help in regard to the sights, activities and transportation are provided by the hosts. By special request made in advance also a boat/fishing trips, ice fishing, arctic light hunting, snowmobile or even huskydog safaris could be arranged from this place.
The apartment, kitchenette and wc are naturally in private use of the guests. Sauna and swimming pool compartment is always in free use for the guests and it can also be limited for private use of the guests. However, it is in shared use as the family of the house might use the Sauna once a day. The front terace and backyard are in use for the guests. This place is easy to reach by walking, public bus or taxi from the city center, airport or trailway station. Hosts can also help with transoportation.
Interaction with guests
We are happy to meet the guests and introduce the apartment and the possibilities of Lapland for them. If possible, arriving guests will be picked up from the airport or trailwaystation and offered a short "introductory drive" in Rovaniemi city. Consultation regard to the nature and cultural activities are offered: by special request we will offer information about tourist sights (Santa's Village and Santapark, architecture of Alvar Aalto, Arcticum and other museums, concerts and art exhipitions etc.) and nature activities (boat trips, snowmobile safaries, husky safaries, fishing possibilities, ice fishing, arctic light hunting etc.). We recommend our guests to tell us in advance about their interests in regard to the activities; in that way, we can help with the reservations for example to arctic light hunting, snowmobile and husky safaries which are often full booked during the best seasons.
Other things to note
We have two adorable kids in our family: a 6 years old boy and a 4 years old girl. We also have a friendly dog, who spends most of the time outside. Babies and children are also very welcomed visitors: apartment has a crib and a highchair and you may also loan some toys (eg. sleds) to keep young guests happy. Sauna and swimming pool are included in the price and available every day by request.
Guests have their own entrance to the apartment and can come and go as they will. We respect the privacy of our guests. Guests are neither allowed to enter to the other apartment of the same building without permission of its current residents. Smoking inside is forbidden, but allowed outside in the terace. Swimming is allowed in any time, but for security reasons jumping/diving into the pool is forbidden. You are very Welcome to this unique Apartmetment & Private Spa!