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Björkliden Solhyllan Cabins

Lapland, Sweden

Solhyllan Cabins are the jewel in the crown of Björkliden Mountain Resort's accommodation options. Just three of these luxury 4 bedroom wooden cabins exist with each boasting a sauna and jacuzzi on a patio with panoramic views of Swedish Lapland.

At a Glance

  • If you stay at least three nights at Hotell Fjället, Kåppas Cabin Village or Solhyllan cabins you can exchange one of the nights for a night at Låktatjåkko Mountain Lodge for a supplement

  • Combine heli-skiing, Northern Lights hunting and gourmet food

  • At just 10km further North from the Aurora Sky Station a trip to this specially built complex is easy and it claims an 83% chance of seeing the Northern Lights

  • Winter activities such as snow-shoeing, snow-mobiling and husky sledding are all possible almost from your doorstep

  • The cabins are ski in/ski out to Björkliden's ski area

Adventure, Couples, Family,

Insider's View

There is a mini-market in resort for guests keen to self-cater and the brand new kitchens are perfectly equipped

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Insider's View

The Solhyllan Cabins have both a sauna and a hot tub. The latter is situated on the balcony with breath-taking views of the mountains

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Insider's View

The cabins are newly built so offer the highest level of comfort and luxury in Björkliden

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Insider's View

There is a very Scott Dunn chalet feel to these cabins with lots of wood, a stove and cosy throws

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Insider's View

Enjoy the luxury of skiing in and out of your accommodation

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Insider's View

Invest in some Hestra gloves before you embark on an adventure to Swedish Lapland as temperatures can plummet!

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Insider's View

Bring a balaclava/ski mask as your face may still get cold despite your layers!

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Description

In 1939 Hotell Fjället first opened its doors. Kåppas Cabin Village was added in 1971 & in 2012 came the luxurious Solhyllan cabins. All three together form Björkliden Mountain Resort, a myriad of accommodation choices nestled in the majestic mountains.

A trip North to Swedish Lapland's superb ski resort Björkliden wont disappoint. With a choice of three accommodation options - Hotell Fjället, Kåppas Cabin Village or the newly built log cabins Solhyllan you are spoiled for choice. And that is before you even consider the winter activity list or the chance of seeing the Aurora Borealis!

The Solhyllan cabins are the luxury option at Björkliden and perfect for families but also for a couple or group of friends who want the best. Newly built, these ski in ski out chalet style options feature

4 spacious bedrooms, a wonderful living area with stove and superb views, two toilets and two showers as well as a sauna and hot tub on the patio with glorious views of the mountains. Bed linen and a departure clean are included but breakfast must be added on which is well worth it. TV, Wi-Fi, a Blu-Ray player and iPad/iPhone dock also feature.

A wide range of amazing winter activities are possible from your doorstep including snow-mobiling, husky sledding, on piste and heli-skiing and snow-shoeing. Not to mention the tantalising prospect of seeing the incredible Northern Lights.

While staying in one of the cabins, consider a truly unusual overnight trip to Sweden's highest mountain lodge, Låktatjåkko Mountain Lodge. The lodge is located 9 km further up the mountain from Björkliden so bedding down here really means you will sleep in the midst of the wilderness. Enjoy a sauna, gourmet food and a glowing fire in this mountain retreat. And of course you will be hard pressed to find somewhere as perfectly placed for Northern Lights viewing, with light pollution almost negligible.

Accommodation

Solhyllan Cabins offer the best of the accommodation options at Björkliden. These newly built ski chalets boast high ceilings, alpine decor, a stove, four bedrooms, a sauna, two toilets, two showers and a large patio with Jacuzzi and incredible views. The log cabins also have TV, Wi-Fi, Blu-Ray player and iPad/iPhone dock. They are ideal for a large family, group of friends or even a couple looking for space and privacy.

4 bedroom chalet

Solhyllan Cabins offer the best of the accommodation options at Björkliden. These newly built ski chalets boast high ceilings, alpine decor, a stove, four bedrooms, a sauna, two toilets, two showers and a large patio with Jacuzzi and incredible views. The log cabins also have TV, Wi-Fi, Blu-Ray player and iPad/iPhone dock. They are ideal for a large family, group of friends or even a couple looking for space and privacy.

Childcare

Björkliden Mountain Resort attracts families every winter for skiing and winter activities and Hotel Fjället has its own inviting playroom for the little ones. Babysitting is available on request and ski kindergarten is bookable too.

Facilities

The hotels own Restaurant Lapporten serves up excellent fare made using locally sourced produce as far as possible and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Near the ski lifts is the Snöbaren open-air café where you can indulge in Swedish fika (coffee and cake) with the freshest cinnamon buns or the ever popular grilled hotdogs on offer.

Activities

Where to start? Björkliden is of course knows for its skiing having hosted the Swedish Championship in alpine skiing in 2010. The region around Björkliden has Scandinavia's best ski touring with more than 60 peaks ranging from easy orange touring to jet black alpine skiing expeditions and heli-skiing possibilities out the Alps in the shade.

Husky sledding, snow-mobiling and Northern Lights tour are all possible. In fact you can even combine them! Snow-shoeing and even snow golf are on offer. Another trip worth considering is the one to Kåppasjåkka cave, one of Sweden's longest cave systems adorned with 1000'2 of stalagmites and stalactites.

Location & Directions

Lapland, Sweden

Björkliden Solhyllan Cabins, Kåppas Cabin Village and Hotel Fjället are located a 1-hour 30-minute drive from Kiruna Airport at the edge of lake Torneträsk.

When to go

The best time to visit this area is Winter when the myriad winter activities are all on offer and excellent piste and heli-skiing are also possible.

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