Discover the Arctic Wilderness with Hetan Kota

Located in Hetta, Enontekiö on the shores of Lake Ounasjärvi, Hetan Kota offers a truly unique accommodation experience for all kinds of groups, families, and friends. Immerse yourself in the local Lappish way of life as we introduce you to modern reindeer herding habits and the vast wilderness that surrounds us.

Unparalleled Location

Situated in the vicinity of four national parks, including the breathtaking Pallas-Ylläs National Park, our location offers unparalleled access to the stunning Finnish wilderness. Whether you’re seeking adventure or tranquillity, we provide the perfect backdrop for your Arctic getaway.

Year-Round Activities

No matter the season, there’s always something exciting to do at Hetan Kota. In winter, enjoy skiing, snowshoeing or embark on a thrilling dog sledding adventure. or a magical reindeer sleigh ride. For a truly memorable experience, visit a reindeer farm where you can feed these majestic creatures and even test your skills as a reindeer herder by throwing “suopunki”, a traditional Lappish lasso. Afterward, unwind in our sauna and experience the thrill of a cold dip in the icy lake, perhaps under the mesmerising northern lights if luck is on your side.

In the summer months, explore nearby hiking trails suitable for all levels, or embark on exhilarating mountain biking adventures. Take advantage of our complimentary boat rentals and enjoy a leisurely paddle on Lake Ounasjärvi, or simply relax on the pristine shores.

Tailored Services

We understand that every traveller is unique, which is why we offer personalised services to enhance your stay. From arranging scenic boat rides to the starting point of the Hetta-Pallas trail to delivering your car to your desired destination, we’re here to ensure your experience is seamless and unforgettable.

Eco-Friendly Practices

In line with our commitment to sustainability, all of our buildings utilise geothermal energy and are heated with circulating water. Our advantageous location allows us to efficiently harness geothermal heat through a heat-collection pipeline embedded in Lake Ounasjärvi, spanning over nine hundred metres.

Supporting Local Communities

We prioritise local production and collaborate with nearby service providers to support the economic sustainability of our region. By utilising local services and labour whenever possible, we contribute to the thriving local economy.

Your Gateway to Adventure

Hetan Kota serves as the north gate to Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park, offering unparalleled access to outdoor adventures in pure nature. Whether you’re embarking on a mountain hike, fishing in the pristine waters, or simply soaking in the natural beauty, your Arctic adventure begins with us.

Experience the magic of the Arctic wilderness with Hetan Kota – where unforgettable memories are made.