There are places in the world where you can feel becoming clean and reformed. One of them is Saariselkä –highland fell area in Inari, Finland close to Arctic Ocean. Saariselkä will offer you many experiences and a place where you can relax. After your holiday at Saariselkä you will have new energy to continue your ordinary weekdays. Northern lights in the autumn and winter, midnight sun in the summer and amazing fall colors in the fall are something that you will always remember.
Castillo Chalets will make sure that your vacationresort will succeed. We are a small family company and that's why we have time to listen to our guests wishes during their vacation. We always try to help every guest with all the details, when planning a vacation or when they are here in Saariselkä. And when necessary we can also help you with all your other services of your vacation too! No matter if you are a couple or a big croup, we can help you and offer you a vacation that will fulfill all your wishes!
We have operated at Saariselkä since 2012. The nature values are important to us and all our workers and co-partners are local. At Castillo Chalet we think that tidiness and comfort is really important. Our guests can be sure that clean and cozy accommodation is waiting for them when they arrive.
Contact us so we can plan you an amazing vacation at saariselkä –at fabulous countryside village in the middle of highland fells and willderness!
The name “castillo” is Spanish and means a castle. The name allready tells you that Castillo Chalets has luxury villas and apartaments for your vacation at Saariselkä! You can choose from practical villa options from the southern hillside of the highland fell Kaunispää or different sizes of apartments at the city center of Saariselkä. We have 30 different chalets, apartment and cabins at Saariselkä. The size options are from semi-detached house for 20 people to a two-room-apartment for 4 people. We can also accommodate even a bus ful of vacationers to the same area!
Our options for accommodation are introduced here briefly. You can find more information by watching the introducing videos of each apartment and their booking calendars from the links below. From our Facebook site you can find even more detailed information about the apartments and our other services (activities, food services, equipment rentals etc.) By contacting us we will gladly tell you more!
The semi-detached house Villa Castillo is at the southern hillside of Kaunispää above the tree line, about one kilometer away from the center. You’ll have amazing highland fell views for three compass points from the balcony and from the big windows of Villa Castillo! From Villa Castillo you can see the northern lights and other light effects perfectly.
Villa Castillo is also perfect for bigger groups till 20 people. We have thought especially families while planning the equipments for the villa. After a day at outdoors you can use our many movies, boardgames, books, toys etc. (There are movies, boardgames and books in many languages: English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Germany, Russian and Swedish) Villa Castillo A has also baby equipments.
The Saariselkä's well taken care of ski tracks go by Villa Castillo. The slopes are only 1,5 kolometers away. After a day at the ski center you can ski straight to the chalet. The official toboggan slide is only 250 meters away (and the other good one is next the chalet) and the snow mobile route goes 100 meters from the Chalet. So all the winter activities are close. Vacation activities (for example snowmobile- husky- etc. safaris) are possible to add to your chalet reservation.
All the Castillo´s apartments in the center of Saariselkä are located in quiet places and close to all services (Shops, restaurants, Safari-offices, spa, massage etc). The two identical Castillo Kelotähti two-room-apartments (for 4 people) are brand new and luxury decorated and equipped. They are cood for special allergic use and for disabled people. It’s also posible to rent them together, then it’s perfect for example for two families who want to spend vacation together but still want some privacy.
Castillo Kelotähti A 1 and Castillo Kelotähti A 4 are perfect apartments to the people who love to spend time on ski tracks! The Saariselkä's well taken care of ski tracks go by Castillo Kelotähti. There is a really good, warmed ski Waxing room at the building and opportunity to store your ski equipments at the apartment's own depository (equipped with a lock). The ski slopes are only 1,5 kilometers away. After a day at the ski center you can ski almost to the apartment.
The official toboggan slide is only 200 meters away and the snow mobile route goes 100 meters from the apartment. You can rent all winter equipments from the next building and book them together with your accommodation. And all the activities (safaris and else) you can book together with your apartment. So everything is ready for your adventure!
Castillo Luulampi is a three-bedroom (6+2 persons) apartment of a two-storey building in the best place of Saariselkä (78 m2). From Castillo Luulampi you have a short way to everywhere in the centre of Saariselkä! The apartment has a kitchen, livingroom, large sauna (with two showers), two toilets and three bedrooms each with lot of space and good separated beds. The apartment is located next to the Castillo Moitakuru apartments, and this way a bigger group, even to 20 people, can all stay in same place.
The apartment is perfect for skiers. The housing cooperative has a ski waxing room, the great ski track connections of Saariselkä goes right next the apartment and you don't have to save your strength for the end because the final of the ski tracks are flat from every direction from the apartment.
BOOK HERE Castillo Luulampi E 4
Castillo Moitakuru C 31 and Castillo Moitakuru C 32 are apartments with tree bedrooms and for 6 people. Castillo Moitakuru C 31 and C 32 located in the best place of the center of Saariselkä. The apartment has fantastic soapstone fireplace which specially in the fall and winter creates soft atmosphere for the whole apartment. Also Castillo Moitakuru is practical for vacations of families with kids. If you book the both apartments Castillo Moitakuru C 31 and C 32, we can offer you accodommation for a group of even 12 people in the city center of Saariselkä!
The Saariselkä's ski tracks go by Castillo Moitakuru. There is warmed ski Waxing room and opportunity to store your ski equipments at the apartment's own depository (equipped with a lock). You can rent winter equipments from the 300 meters. The official toboggan slide is only 350 meters away and the snow mobile route goes 100 meters from the apartment. And you can book all your winter activities together with the apartment. Castillo Moitakuru is a good choice to spend your winter vacation at Saariselkä!
Castillo Vuorsa is an ensemble of three apartments located at southern hillside of Kaunispää, a kilometre away from the centre of Saariselkä. The houses are located near each other. But not too near so that the neighbor’s living won’t disturb your vacation.
Castillo Vuorsa 3 A and Castillo Vuorsa 3 B are for 4+2 people and have 67+8 squares (loft) and they are two identical apartments. Castillo Vuorsa 3 C is for 8+4 people and has 117 squares (+loft). It’s spacious apartment located in it’s own building at the same court as the semi-detached house of Vuorsa A and B. It’s possible to book the apartments separately or also the three or two together. In that case you can move between the apartments via outside and the semi-detached house of Castillo Vuorsa A and B becomes a functional accommodation for a group up to 12 people! By booking all three apartments you get a very functional option of accommodation for a group up to 24 people! And if you decide to rent only one of the apartments the neighbours living won’t disturb your vacation.
All of the apartments have their own fireplace in the living room, well equipped kitchen and recently renovated elegant saunas. Every apartment also has a terrace facing south. Castillo Vuorsa 3 is located at the side of the residential area giving its guests a straight access and sight to the marvellous nature of Lapland. The ski tracks and the snowmobile tracks of Saariselkä go right by the apartments. There are various parking lots at the court of the apartments and also utility poles available for the parking.
Castillo Hirvas 7 A, B, C and D is a combination of two identical semi-detached houses. They are located next to each other at the southern hillside of Kaunispää at the middle of Suopunkitie one kilometre away from the centre of Saariselkä. The semi-detached houses are located near each other. But not too near so that the neighbor’s living won’t disturb your vacation.
Even though it’s not a long way to the other houses in the middle of ring road, Castillo Hirvas apartments are located in the middle of nature so that other neighbours won’t disturb your vacation. All the apartments have a terrace facing south and the wilderness of Lapland starts from the terrace.
All four apartments are similar 67+8 (loft) squares ensembles of two double bedrooms and a small loft. Every apartment also has a big warming fireplace in the middle of the living room. It’s possible to book several apartments from the same court at the same time. This way Castillo Hirvas 7 offers a great accommodation option for a group up to 24 people! The ski tracks and the snowmobile tracks of Saariselkä go right by the apartments. During summer you can start berry picking straight from the terrace. There are various parking lots at the court of the apartments and also utility poles available for the parking.
BOOK HERE Castillo Hirvas A, B, C or D
The name “metsäkoti” is Finnish and means "the home in the forest". The name tells very well what kind of chalet Castillo Metsäkoti is.The homely house is at the southern hillside of Kaunispää, about 800 meter away from the center. Castillo Metsäkoti A has 2+2 beds (one bedroom and extra beds from the sofa) and Castillo Metsäkoti B has 8 beds (4 bedrooms). It is wisely to book them together, then Castillo Metsäkoti has 10+2 beds and 5 bedrooms. The apartments have two fantastic soapstone fireplaces which specially in the fall and winter create soft atmosphere to the apartments.
The Saariselkä's ski tracks go 300 meters away. The snow mobile route goes next to the apartment. And you can book all your winter activities together with the apartment.
BOOK HERE Castillo Metsäkoti B
Castillo Kermikkä 5 A and B as well as Castillo Kermikkä 5 C and D are two identical semi-detached houses at the same court. The semi-detached houses are located near each other. But not too near so that the neighbor’s living won’t disturb your vacation.
The identical apartments (although the apartments of semi-detached houses are mirror images of each other) are located nearly at the centre of Saariselkä at the beginning of the southern hillside of Kaunispää. The distance to all the services of Saariselkä is short and “coming home” you don’t have to climb uphill.
Every apartment has two double bedrooms and a small loft for two people (67 + 8 squares) so in altogether the apartments are for six persons. In every Castillo Kermikkä apartment you can find a big fireplace that creates cozy atmosphere especially during fall and winter. The kitchen and living room combination makes the apartment feel spacious. All the apartments have a terrace facing south. There are various parking lots at the court of the apartments and also utility poles available for the parking.
It’s possible to book several Castillo Kermikkä apartments from the same court and that way the semi-detached houses make a great accommodation option for groups up to 24 people. For even bigger group it’s possible to book more apartments from neighbouring court (Castillo Hirvas) when the apartments give a great option of accommodation for a group up to 50 people. The ski tracks and the snowmobile tracks of Saariselkä go right by the apartments. Also the ski bus and the bus to the airport go from 100 metres distance.
BOOK HERE Castillo Kermikkä 5 A, B, C or D
10 Arctic Log Cabins (6+2 persons) are situated only 450 meters from the center of Saariselkä. Two bedrooms, loft, kitchenette (fridge, cooking plate, microwave, coffee maker, electric kettle, dishwasher), sauna, fireplace with free firewood, free WiFi and TV are standard in all atmospheric cabins. If your group is bigger than 8 persons it is possible to book more than just one cabin. The cabins are quite near each other so this is practical way to get accommodation to the bigger group all the way to 70 persons!
The Saariselkä's ski tracks go 300 meters away. The snow mobile route goes next to the cabins. And when you are Castillo Chalets customer and you want to rent snow mobile for a longer time you can have a special price. And we can help with all the winter activities!
BOOK HERE Arctic Log Cabins 1-10
All the chalets and apartments are bright from their room choises and decorations. The unique nature of Saariselkä comes inside in the apartments and cabins of Castillo Chalets! The equipments of the vacation apartments are designed to be versatile and high-level.
All the apartments and villas have fireplace, TV, sauna, dishwasher and everything else you'll need in your vacation. Kitchens are well equipped and they’ll give you excellent cooking opportunities even for preparing bigger banquets. There are many dish sets in each vacation apartments, so you can even invite some visitors! Details of the chalets, cabins and apartment, see pictures on the right (symbols).
At Castillo Chalets we think that tidiness and comfort is really important. So cabins, apartments and villas will always be clean and every way possible working, waiting for you. Pets are also welcome in most of our cabins, villas and apartments!
Our phone service for our guests is up 24/7 during your vacation. That's why you can be sure that your vacation with Castillo Chalets will fulfill your expectation! What ever happens...
By clicing the links of accommodation you will find more information, pictures and reservation calender to every chalets, apartments and gabins.
Along with accomodation we can arrange all activities and equipments (for example mountain bikes, skis etc) to your holiday. And also all other services (like food, transportation etc.). Holiday activites are available during every season. During spring, summer and autumn we are specialized in activities related to camping and hiking in the wilderness, canoeing / rafing trips on nearby rivers. And when it gets dark we can arrange different kind of Aurora Safaris.
During winter you can get all kinds of winter activities that are available in Lapland via us, for beginners and experts. All activities can be arranged in English and Spanish when needed, also during winter in Russian. Below you can see activities listed by seasons. More information can be found from our Facebook-page and also by contacting us via contact form of this page. We can arrange everything according to your wishes!
By asking we will send you activity brochure for more information. Shuttle service from Castillo Chalets villas, apartments and cabins when booking via us.
More information and prices: firstname.lastname@example.org and from our Facebook page.
By Finnair or Norwegian Air Shuttle
The closest airports to Saariselkä are Ivalo (IVL) and Rovaniemi (RVN).
The distance from Ivalo airport to Saariselkä is 27 km.
Finnair operates daily flights from Helsinki to Ivalo during the whole year.
Norwegian Air Shuttle flies from Helsinki to Ivalo three times per week during the winter season, which lasts from October till April. You can rent a car at Ivalo airport (Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Scandia Rent, Sixt).
There is a shuttle bus service from Ivalo airport to Saariselkä. The schedule of shuttle buses is made according to timetable of arriving and departing flights.
Taxi service is also available.
Saariselkä Taxi, tel. +358 100 84 644
Ivalo Taxi, tel. +358 100 87 888
The distance from Rovaniemi airport to Saariselkä is 252 km.
Finnair and Norwegian operate daily flights from Helsinki to Rovaniemi during the whole year.
You can rent a car at Rovaniemi Airport (Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Scandia Rent, Sixt, Toyota-Rent) or take a bus.
It takes about three hours to get to Saariselkä from Rovaniemi. You drive along European route E75, enjoying picturesque sceneries. You can also have a lunch in a nice roadside café and visit small souvenir shop.
Saariselkä is located right on European route E75, and it is impossible to pass it.
There is a direct railroad connection between Helsinki and Rovaniemi. For more details, please, visit website of the Finnish railway company.
Finland has a well-developed long-distance bus network. For more information, please, visit following websites.