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Salmenhuippu Villa

Modern and luxurious three-storey villa in the bosom of the magnificent nature of Ruka Fell

Located at the top of Salmilamminvaara Hill in Ruka, the luxury Villa Salmenhuippu is embraced by the wonderful nature of the fells of Northeast Finland. The view from the villa covers dozens of kilometres of stunning landscape to the west, so on a clear day you can admire the silhouette of Riisitunturi Fell or the waters of Lake Kitkajärvi from your own couch. The hillside villa with its own beach stands comfortably on a private location, at an easy distance from the services and activities of Ruka Holiday Resort.

Bedrooms for 6-8 people (3 bdrs + downstairs lounge), three floors, 140 m².

Floor plans


The absolute heart of this villa is the living room with large windows, which also connects to the kitchen and dining area. The large windows in the lounge feature wonderful views to the west. On a clear day you can admire the silhouette of Riisitunturi Fell or the lakeland scenery of Lake Kitkajärvi from your own couch. The luxurious living room is perfectly suitable for a relaxed stay with your family, or a great venue to host even the most demanding of events.

The elegant fireplace provides lovely warmth and atmosphere on dusky winter evenings.

The best place for spending time with your family and friends!

  • TV
  • Fireplace

  • Large couch
  • Air conditioning
  • WI-FI


An ultra-modern Scandinavian kitchen with an island and integrated appliances. The windows that open to three directions fill the spacious kitchen and dining area with plenty of light and wonderful views. The worktops are made of stone and the island has an integrated downdraft ventilation cooktop.
  • Coffee maker and electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Microwave oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Induction cooktop, oven
  • Children’s equipment
  • Wine cabinet
  • Toaster
  • Grill on the main floor terrace
  • Tableware service for 12 people


The villa has three spacious bedrooms. In addition, there is a big sofa bed for two in the downstairs lounge if necessary. There are two bedrooms on the main floor, and a third bedroom with plenty of privacy on the top floor. The bedroom on the top floor has the villa’s grandest view that opens to the northern sky and to the west, reaching up to Riisitunturi Fell in the distance. You can admire the northern lights or the midnight sun from the comfort of your bed. The upstairs bedroom is an en-suite with a shower and a toilet.
  • Bedrooms have high-quality double beds that can be separated into single beds
  • Landscape windows
  • Plenty of storage space

Bathroom and sauna

The harmoniously designed, dark-toned sauna and bathroom facilities are situated on the ground floor of the villa.

The sauna lounge has windows to the west with a view over the wonderful landscape. There is a beer cabinet and TV in the lounge.

The sauna’s column stove, handsomely integrated into the boards, provides soft heat. You can enter the glazed downstairs terrace directly from the sauna facilities. The terrace whirlpool bath is great for relaxation.

  • 2 bathrooms

  • Sauna
  • 3 toilets
  • Whirlpool bath


This luxurious scenic villa is situated right next to Ruka Fell. By car, the journey to the services and activities of Ruka Holiday Resort takes only a few minutes. The distance to Ruka FIS ski trail, which is connected to the Ruka circular trail, is about 100 m from the villa, so from early winter to late spring, you can access a cross-country ski trail straight from your own door. You can also access a snowmobile trail from your own yard by driving a short distance along the Valkeisrinne road.
  • Kuusamo Airport 30 km/30 min.

  • Ruka Village 5 km / 10 min.

  • Kuusamo town center 30 km / 25 min.

  • Oulanka National Park Visitor Center 29 km / 25 min.

  • Riisitunturi 50 km / 1 tunti

Other facilities

A spacious utility room downstairs.

On the main floor, next to the main door, access to a warm technical room with an extra drying cabinet and storage space for sports equipment and clothes.

In addition, there is a cold storage outside the building for storing sleds or other recreational equipment, and a carport for two cars.

  • Utility room (washing machine and tumble dryer, drying cabinet, etc.)

  • Carport for two cars with heating plugs and an electric car charging point

  • A heated room for drying and storing recreational equipment

Price includes

  • bed linen with beds made
  • bath and hand towels
  • final cleaning
  • use of the whirlpool bath
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