Surrounded by forest, these cottages are next to Lake Puolamajärvi and a reindeer farm, 30 minutes’ drive from central Pello. They offer free use of a lake-side sauna and row boat. A fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher is featured in all Puolukkamaan Pirtit Cottages, as well as a seating area with a TV, sofa bed and fireplace. They also include a private sauna and washing machine. BBQ facilities in a garden and bicycle rental are available on site. Puolukkamaan Pirtit staff can also arrange shuttle services. Fishing and swimming from a sandy beach is possible next to the cottages. The surroundings provide nice snowmobile trails, along with cross-country skiing and hiking paths. Ritavalkea Ski Resort is an 18-minute drive away.
84 km west of Rovaniemi, L.Miekojärvi 50 m (length 20 km, width 3 km), shallow shore, hard sand bottom, own boat, jetty. Log, board-clad house 1939, renovated 1997. Downstairs: living room, kitchen, bedroom 2 beds, bedroom (no door) 2 beds, hall, WC. Upstairs: 2 large bedrooms, each with 2 beds, sauna (electric stove), washroom (2 showers), WC. Separate old lakeshore sauna with sauna and room with fireplace. Sauna has electric light, water has to be carried from lake 15 m. Outdoor fireplace on shore in front of sauna. Traditional style old forest ranger’s official home on a promontory with very old pine trees. Several old buildings in yard area. Peaceful location surrounded by State lands. Own shoreline 200 m. Lake well-stocked with fish, famous for e.g. its good zander stocks. Dog fee 56.07 euro, no cats allowed. Boat harbour 2 km, summer kiosk 2 km. Aavasaksa ski resort 40 km, Rovaniemi 84 km. Snowmobile for rent from the owner.