Syöte area

Syöte has room for everybody to enjoy their outdoor activity in its snowy landscape. Because Pudasjärvi is one of Finlands’s snow richest regions there will be enough snow for everybody. Its hilly terain and beautiful snow covered trees will satisfy everybody.

Dog sledding, snowmobiling, 120 km well-groomed cross-country skiing tracks and hiking trails, the many ski slopes and lifts offers plenty for all levels of skiers.

Syöte has a great opportunity for bicycling all year round. Fat tire mountain bikes can be driven on snowy roads and terrain, as well as in summer with its spectacular bicycle trails and paths offering unforgettable cycling experience.

Indoor activities for outdoor style vacation!

In Syöte you will find a lot of cool new things to do indoors. In Pikku-Syöte you can practice climbing, playing indoor sport games, watching the stars and even hand loom weaving. Book at the hotel reception for your turn and possibly a needed guide.

In Pikku-Syöte you can watch the stars

Pikku-Syöte’s climbing wall has been renewed: four different routes and a bouldering cave can be used with a guide and advance booking. The Pikku-Syöte gym has also been renovated. During Finnish skiing vacation movies will be shown there. This gym can also be rented through the sale service for playing volleyball or badminton, floorball or one basket basketball.

The observatorium has a brand new telescope. The star guide (which can be booked with min. 2 persons) will guide you into the observation of celestial phenomena. Star observation demand a clear sky.

The gym may be used by the public during the hotel’s opening hours. People interested in hand loom weaving can purchase the yarn to create a pretty wall carpet.

Relax and revitalize in Arctic Spa

Hotel Iso-Syöte’s spa area was recently renovated. In addition to a swimming pool and saunas it now offers real arctic style experience – outdoor Jacuzzis and a body and beauty treatment salon. The hotel swimming pool is equipped with water massage jets. A heated walkway brings you to an outdoor terrace with two Jacuzzis. The terrace walls are built out of ice and ice sculptures adorn the space.

The spa’s atmospheric lighting frames the outdoor panorama view which reaches from the snow-covered fairy-tail trees up to the northern lights and stars in the sky. You can admire winter wonderland nature but stay warm and relaxed. Wellness and pampering services will be the perfect complement  to the day’s outdoor activities.

Swimming at Puikkari

A short drive away, in Pudasjärvi town, there is a recreational swimming hall Puikkari. There are different kind of pools – Jacuzzi, cold pool, teaching pool and of course a slide. There is also a well-equipped gym.