A reindeer ride as you trot through the snow reminds you of Christmas. Watching the sky bursting into swirls of neon pink and purple during the Northern Lights leaves you bedazzled. And if you are overwhelmed, our sauna promises to soothe your senses. At Holiday Club Ruka, delight is everywhere.
Ditch playing golf in the greens, let the snow-cloaked course challenge you in winter. Let the hiking trails enthral you in summer. And, if all this gets you hungry, surrender yourself to a hearty meal at one of our café. At Holiday Club Ruka, we have it all.
Holiday Club Ruka brings nature to your doorstep. This is where state-of-the-art amenities enhance the experience of rustic comfort. Log cabins keep you warm and comfortable. The forest outside keeps your children playful. The kitchen helps fulfill sudden hunger pangs. Here, we have something for everyone.
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All rooms at Holiday Club Ruka come with bed linen, sauna and a fully-equipped kitchen.
Yes, free parking facility available at Holiday Club Ruka.
Holiday Club Ruka is the perfect winter destination if you love snow. With ski slopes and trips to reindeer farms and the Northern Lights, you are bound to be thrilled. Green and snow-white golf courses invite you to play, be it winter or summer. And, simmering saunas welcome you after a long day of adventure and unlimited fun.
To reach Holiday Club Ruka, take a flight to Kuusamo Airport. Buses are available from there to Ruka. The nearest bus station is in Kuusamo as well.
If you want to witness the Northern Lights, the best time to visit is between September and April. If you want to see days when the ‘sun never sets’, your best bet is to travel between May and August. Summers here offer a wealth of entertainment – walking tours, fishing, tobogganing, rafting and mountain biking are some of the activities you can do here. In December, you can enjoy husky and reindeer safaris, snowmobiles, and visits to the reindeer farm.
Holiday Club Kuusamon Tropiikki, Holiday Club Salla and Holiday Club Pyhä are some of the many Holiday Club resorts situated nearby.
You can visit the sandy beach nearby or hike along the bear run route (Karhunkierros) in the summer. White water rafting and mountain biking are also some activities that you can engage in. The Northern Lights are a must, and in the winter you can head off on reindeer excursions or go skiing.
Guests have access to restaurants and cafés in the vicinity that serve local and international cuisines. For specific meal packages, guests can call up the resort’s customer service desk to make an enquiry.
Holiday Club Ruka does not offer special transfer services. However, bus transportation is available from Kuusamo Airport to Ruka.
Holiday Club Ruka offers reindeer excursions, trips to the Northern Lights and visits to reindeer farms.
The staff at Holiday Club Ruka can speak Finnish and English.
We would recommend spending at least 4-5 days at Holiday Club Ruka. This gives guests sufficient time to enjoy the resort and region’s diverse offerings.