Ylläs is the biggest skiing resort in Finland with 63 slopes and the most comprehensive network of cross-country skiing tracks in Finland. The resort is located by Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park, the third-largest National Park in Finland. The two villages in the destination, Ylläsjärvi and Äkäslompolo, are connected by a 15 min drive on a scenic road.
At the moment there are 19 hotels with 1.000 rooms in Ylläs, and many are small-sized hotel businesses. A large quantity of privately-owned cottages are excluded from the official statistics, and the total capacity is estimated to be around 23.000 beds.
The master plan for the area is ready, and it creates a whole new village center. The master plan has been approved by the council, and more detailed land-use plan is progressing.
Market and potential analysis were made during the master plan process. Concepts and architectural plans are ready and more detailed calculations will follow. The owner is looking for investors and operators for two hotels.