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Ruka

Rukatunturintie 9 | Rukatunturi, Kuusamo 93830, Finland
+358 3 5888600200
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ski bus” (18 reviews)
“ski resort” (11 reviews)
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Rukatunturintie 9 | Rukatunturi, Kuusamo 93830, Finland
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+358 3 5888600200
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1 - 10 of 154 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

I haave visited more or less all ski resorts in Finland and Ruka is by far the best. Lot of things to do for all ages.

Thank Jani K
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Beautiful landscape, fresh snow every day, with kind and friendly locals and natives to help a foreigner learn how to ski. I say scrap the French/Swiss/Italian resorts, and go here, as less crowded, and far nicer. Food delicious, drinks continuous, and smiles and laughter everywhere.

1  Thank Flave_the_Rave
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

What a god forsaken mess this place is. The absolute worst excesses of ski infrastructure with no thought whatsoever for how it might look and feel. After 3 hours in minus 10 falling in the ice because a ludicrously overpriced unfriendly and sterile restaurant won't...More

6  Thank Gilbert R
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We booked Ruka again after being so happy on previous holidays and it did not disappoint. We came later in the season this time and there was a lot more light during the day as well as being warmer. The slopes were in excellent condition...More

1  Thank Oscar860
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Ruka has nice slopes and a lot of activities in the wintermonths: husky's, snow walking or renting a snow mobile.

Thank Arnout D
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We had a four day family visits at Ruka in January and February. In January it's quite dark and occasionally very cold too. Lots of Russian travellers especially in the 1st week of Jan. Surprisingly many Brittish families in February which was really nice. Mostly...More

1  Thank Mi28
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Brilliant resort for first times skiers and children. We booked this resort through Cystal ski and we were not disappointed. We wanted somewhere that would be easy to get around with a 3 and 7 year old and would have plenty to do part from...More

2  Thank Kate J
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We booked one week at the Maston Aitio cabins , which I have already reviewed . We do not ski but we booked our holiday with Crystal ski . We went with the sole intention of walking , which we did every day . There...More

2  Thank keithandliz99
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Beautiful quiet slopes, picturesque views. No queues for the lifts so plenty of time on the slopes. Great accommodation, located right next to the slopes so you can ski back to your door,

Thank noodlesn177
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

After visiting Levi last year we were slightly dissapointed by the length of the slopes in comparison but the slopes are great for beginners wide slopes with very fiew people on them but there are plenty of nice reds and blacks fr those more advanced...More

2  Thank kate m
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MandyK4
7 June 2016|
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Response from keister2015 | Reviewed this property |
I'd contact the tourist information in Ruka. They are very helpful and speak excellent English. They organised us a taxi with a local company when we went to the husky farm.
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Fay R
26 March 2016|
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Response from WendyMcL13 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - it depends how you like to travel. At certain times of year you can fly direct charter flight from Manchester or Gatwick to Kuusamo and get a bus or hire a car from there (about 25 minutes drive). We regularly fly to... More
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