Ylläshumina, a hotel run by the Qvist family, is located deep in Finnish Lapland, at the foot of Ylläs fell. The hotel is known for its high level restaurant and accommodation services, as well as the varied activity opportunities offered in the idyllic seven fells scenery on the shores of lake Äkäslompolo.
Long before any roads led to Äkäslompolo, travellers who skiied or hiked to the village were accommodated and looked after with great hospitality – the villagers warmly opened their homes to these guests. The village was finally accessible by road throughout the year by the late 1950s and more and more travellers arrived to enjoy the clean air and untouched wilderness of Lapland. Today Ylläs and Äkäslompolo is one of Lapland’s most vibrant travel destinations – with travellers still seeking the same peaceful nature, arctic purity and above all the same heartfelt service.
The Qvist family founded the hotel in 1983 on old family land, Aapi Äkäslompolo first opened ”the Humina hotel” where now stands the main building of Hotel Ylläshumina. Slowly throughout the years the business has grown and today it boasts a 120 bed hotel including superior rooms, high end suites (picture above) as well as a varied activity programme and services.
L7 Luxury Lodge
In 2018 the Qvist family gained the opportunity to acquaint themselves with a large wilderness lodge located to the north of the village. The impressive setting and location charmed the family at first sight and from there a new concept was born – L7 Luxury Lodge!
”We knew immediately that we had a gem in our hands and we wanted our guests to be able to enjoy high quality accommodation surrounded by the Lappish peacefulness. The Lodge’s authenticity, spirit and ambiance, history and the pure, untouched nature makes L7 Luxury Lodge a truly unique holiday destination.”
L7 Luxury Lodge is located on the shores of both river and lake, neighbouring the Ylläs-Pallas National Park and is surrounded by over 28 hectares of private forest. When in the area one can easily sense the history and the authenticity of Lappish folklore. L7 Luxury Lodge offers you a truly unique Arctic experience; the atmospheric accommodation of a Lappish lodge, a world class Lappish food experience and many varied activities guided by the Lodge’s own guides – no matter what the season!
L7 Luxury Lodge and the Qvist family, along with their staff, will plan and fulfil your wishes in order to make your holiday a once in a lifetime experience. We look forward to welcoming You!
The meaning of the number 7:
7 wonders of the world
7th wave is always the biggest
7 is the number of perfection, safety and rest
7 colours of the rainbow
7 is the number of mystique, sacrity and sprituality
7 refers to wisdom
7 means sun and gold
Additionally the number 7 has a personal meaning for the owners, Meeri and Toivo: 7 is their lucky number, they have 7 grandchildren, Äkäslompolo has 7 fells and L7 has 7 bedrooms!