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Welcome to Saivaara Cottages in Kilpisjärvi, Arctic Lapland

Welcome to Kilpisjärvi and Saivaara Cottages!

Saivaara Cottages is a family-owned business in Kilpisjärvi, which is a remote tiny Arctic village in the far northwestern corner of Finnish Lapland. Saivaara Cottages are located in the Salmivaara region, within a short walk of the services in the village center of Kilpisjärvi.

At Saivaara Cottages you are in the heart of Arctic nature

The unique nature and the spectacular landscapes of Kilpisjärvi are yours when you stay with us at Saivaara Cottages. You are not just surrounded by nature from all sides, you are at the doorstep to Arctic nature's treasures. The hiking trails, the fishing waters, the ski tracks and the snowmobile routes are within easy reach from your doorstep.

Eight Arctic seasons in Kilpisjärvi

Kilpisjärvi is the home of eight Arctic seasons, each with a distinctive character. 

Early summer brings in the nightless nights and winter gives up its last grip. The snowfields disappear and nature comes back to life after a long winter's rest.

Summer starts in mid-June and bursts into full bloom in July. August presents softly darkening nights and the first Northern Lights.

September is a celebration of colors during the autumn foliage. October offers picturesque tranquility while nature prepares for winter. Winter and the Polar Night land in the village in November.

Winter wraps four seasons into one long snow-filled Arctic playground and showcases star-studded moonlit nights, marvelous Northern Lights, howling snowstorms, dazzling sunshine and glittering snow.

Kilpisjärvi is quite exceptional and we truly believe it is the best year-round holiday destination in Arctic Lapland. Come and see for yourself!

Escape the everyday and reconnect with nature

Escape the everyday, reconnect with nature and recharge your energy at Saivaara Cottages in Kilpisjärvi. We offer you the comforts of well-equipped cottages during your holiday. You are warmly welcome!

The online shop of Saivaara Cottages will be opened soon

We are going online in summer 2022. Meanwhile please send us an e-mail or give us a call when you wish to make a booking at Saivaara Cottages. Stay tuned, we'll post the opening date here and in Facebook .

We look forward to welcoming you to Kilpisjärvi!
Päivi and Ilkka Leinonen,
the host couple and the entire family