Saarua Sky is located in a middle area among many kelo-log homes in Saaruanaho. Saarua Sky is a 2 bedroom house that can sleep 4 to 6 guests. The Kelo log house, located in a quiet part of the yard, provides direct access to the outdoor activities. From your vacation home, you can easily access outdoor activities such as ski routes, slopes and ski trails. The cabin can be found just 27km north from Kuusamo. It is also 200m away the Vuosseli/Ruka Valley. The Kelo Log Cabin has a bedroom that includes a double and a second room with a twin bed. The loft has two beds. The cabin has a large living/kitchen space and an electric Sauna. The cabin features electric lighting and heating, as well as a fire-place that can store heat.
Ruka-Kuusamo’s natural beauty makes it popular. The area is full of beautiful forests and fells in an unspoiled wilderness, surrounded with rivers, lakes, rapids and waterfalls. Kuusamo attracts more than a half million tourists each year. In the winter, many of these tourists visit Finland to experience the world-class skiing available at the nearby ski resorts. Ruka Ski Resort, the most popular and largest in Finland, is located there. Ruka is the host of many international competitions for cross-country skiing, ski-jumping and other sports.
Kuusamo has a lot more to offer than skiing. Kuusamo is located on a plateau approximately 250m above sea level. Water flows in five directions, connecting the Barents Sea to the Gulf of Bothnia and the Baltic. Kuusamo’s surrounded by thousands lakes, rivers and rapids. The ancient forests that surround the waterfalls are also a part of this stunning wilderness. In this stunning wilderness, you can find some of Finland’s rarest plants and animals. The area is near Russia, so it has a wide variety of fauna and flora, including Siberian, arctic and southern species.
Kuusamo is a place with a dramatic contrast between seasons. Winter is cold, long and snowy. The region is drenched in sunlight as soon as the summer arrives. The average temperature reaches 20 degrees Celsius. Under the sun of midsummer, which never goes below the horizon, the greenery explodes. Midsummer Night, a celebration that continues well into the early morning hours and is enjoyed by locals as well as tourists, is very popular. The nights continue to be bright until August. As the night sky darkens, nature begins to shine in many different shades of yellow and orange.
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