Accommodation / Finland
Gulo Gulo Holiday Village
Located around 4km from the small town of Ranua, the Gulo Gulo Holiday Village takes its name from the Latin word for wolverine, and the wildlife theme continues throughout due to the accommodation’s proximity to the Ranua Wildlife Park which guests have unlimited access to throughout their stay.
The holiday village offers guests modern, comfortable and wonderfully equipped apartments which are self-contained and very spacious.
The simple, yet convivial restaurant at the wildlife park is where breakfasts and dinners will be served. Breakfasts are a buffet and evening meals consist of both Finnish dishes and more continental dishes, also served in a buffet format. Drinks are available for purchase with meals.
Guests will also be driven once to the local supermarket in order to stock up on any supplies that you may like to have back in the apartments.
The superior apartments are recently built, modern, spacious, airy and extremely comfortable. In total, there are thirty superior holiday apartments at Gulo Gulo, which are housed within ten semi-detached buildings. All of the buildings back onto the snowy forest and are within an easy walking distance of the Wildlife Park and its restaurant (it’s just across the road).
The ground floor accommodation comprises of an open-plan living room with flat screen TV, kitchen and dining area. The kitchen is well equipped with stove, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, coffee maker and kettle (you may want to take your own tea and coffee to enjoy in your apartment, or you can get them at the local supermarket during your trip there).
There is one twin bedroom downstairs as well as the bathroom which includes a shower, toilet and drying cabinet for clothes. There is also a private sauna which is a real treat. The accommodation also offers hairdryers and ironing facilities.
On the first floor, there is a second twin bedroom as well as an open loft area with two smaller extra beds (suitable for children) as well as a shower and toilet. All linen and towels are of course provided.
The apartments have their own decking area which can come in very handy for viewing the local wildlife or (fingers crossed!) maybe even the Northern Lights.
Two deluxe apartments are available for a supplement. These are marginally larger (there is around one square metre difference) and so offer more spacious accommodation if there are four adults in the accommodation. They are also equipped with a washing machine. Some of the apartments are also interconnecting so if you are in a larger party then this can work well.
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