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Every information you need to know about the Northern ligths, the glass igloos and the kakslauttanen arctic resort located in Finland

Last Updated on 22 September 2022

glass igloos at the kakslauttanen resort in Finland

The glass igloo in Finland

The glass igloo

The Northern lights in Finland attracts visitors every year. Many people travel to Finland to see its beauty. The glass igloo is one of the most preferred destinations for visitors who wants to see the Northern lights. As the name suggests it has the shape of the igloo but it is made up of insulated thermal glass (a glass in which the inside is always nice and cozy irrespective of the weather conditions outside). It is usually small in size and most of the time accommodates one person. Its provides accommodation for visitors and due to it transparent nature, one can gaze on the beauty of the Northern lights when inside. It can also be a good honeymoon option for couples.



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Inside of the glass igloo

The doorway to the glass igloo is really short. All igloos have only one bed and mostly they are covered with blankets with a zebra print. The main purpose is to accommodate only one person. The sizes of the glass igloos differ as there are small igloos and larges ones. Mostly the small igloos only have one toilet and a small basin. The large igloos on the other hand have a toilet, a basin and a shower room. The interior design of the glass igloo is not all that luxurious but it is rather old-fashioned. The inside of the igloo is always cozy. When you are inside of the glass igloo, always turn the light off as this will enable you to see the northern lights clearly.

What are the Northern lights

Aurora also known as polar lights are mostly seen in the Arctic and the Antarctic regions of the globe. There are two types of Aurora and they are the Aurora Borealis(Northern lights) and Aurora Australis(Southern lights). Both Aurora in this high latitude regions (latitude which is distant from the equator and between 60 degrees N/S and the poles 90 degrees N/S) looks almost the same in terms of how they appear. Northern lights also known as the aurora borealis, are an interaction between the Earth's magnetic field and charged particles emitted by the sun. It is often located in countries closed to the Arctic Circle. Canada, Sweden, Alaska, Iceland, Norway, Finland and many more are some places you can find the northern lights. There is no season to see the Northern lights because it appears all the time. The best time to see the Northern lights is during the night even though it appears in the day too.

Finland located in the northern part of Europe is ranked as the happiest Country in the World for the fourth consecutive year according to the UN's World Happiness Report. Its free, relaxed and nature's beauty makes it a happy place to live in. Finland is one of the places you can see the World's most amazing light show. Ivalo, Levi, Kemi, Rovaniemi, Kakslauttanen, Muonio etc. are some of the best destinations to see the Northern Lights in Finland. Even though Scandinavia in Norway is the best place to see the Northern lights in the World, Kakslauttanen in Finland is one of the good places to see the Northern lights as they have a purpose-built glass igloo. December to March are the best time to see the Northern lights in Finland even though it is present almost all the time.

How beautiful is Aurora Borealis?

The Aurora Borealis is very beautiful and it is worth seeing. It displays different patterns of lights that appears as rays, curtains, spirals etc. which covers the entire sky. Its colorful nature makes it beautiful. Its consists of different colors due to the different compounds such as Nitrogen, Oxygen and many more present in the atmosphere. Most of the times, the Northern lights emit a greenish-yellowish light. Blue, red and violet color tone are also seen in it sometimes. Nobody can deny the aurora's beauty. Its artistic nature is very phenomenal.

What is the Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort

Sodankyla is where Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort is located. Basically the glass igloos make the Kakslauttanen resort. The resort is a nice place where you can spend some holidays. There is comfortability at this place and foods, drinks and a strong internet access is provided.

A woman sitting in the glass igloo

If you're looking for activities or something to do at the resort, Saariselkä Sport Resort and Saariselka Ski Resort are worth checking out, while those who want to take in the area's natural beauty can visit Urho Kekkonen National Park and Koilliskaira Visitor Center. Spend some time learning about the local activities, such as skiing.


We hope this article encourages you to visit the Kakslauttanen arctic resort in Finland for your next holidays or honeymoon.

A glass igloo in the evening

The Kakslauttanen arctic resort in Finland.

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