Wikkelä Villa

Located in close proximity to nature-reserve Simojoki River in the Raiskio village of Ranua, a dream holiday destination for nature lovers. Villa Wikkelä is a haven of peace and tranquility, and is surrounded by forest, river and field landscapes. This keeps you far away enough from daily hustle and bustle, and closer to the sound of nature and the smell of fresh air.

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Welcome to Villa Wikkelä, our unique and charming destination! The villa was built in 2019 and offers comfort and style for up to eight people. Villa Wikkelä features three bedrooms and a loft, providing ample space for a restful night’s sleep on high-quality beds.

In the living room, you can relax by the fireplace and admire the stunning nature through large windows. The kitchen is equipped with high-quality tableware, reflecting Finnish design. The property has two separate toilets and fantastic bathroom and sauna facilities. An outdoor hot tub provides a unique opportunity to admire the Northern Lights.

Villa Wikkelä boasts a glassed-in terrace with a high-quality gas grill and terrace heaters. The living room is equipped with a large TV and free WiFi, ensuring a comfortable stay. Our staff is ready to organize unforgettable activities, such as husky and snowmobile safaris, reindeer sledding, Northern Lights safaris, and horse-drawn sleigh rides.

Our property is located just 18 kilometers from the center of Ranua and Ranua Zoo. Rovaniemi Airport is only an hour’s drive away. Book now and experience a unique Lapland adventure at Villa Wikkelä! Villa Wikkelä is situated in a tranquil area without neighbors, allowing you to enjoy complete privacy.

"The place was absolutely stunning! The view from the large windows with untouched snow and the river scenery in every direction was truly magnificent. We were also impressed by the interior design of Wikkelä! It was evident that a lot of time and money had been invested to create a harmonious and luxurious space. The place truly offers luxury and complete privacy! We will definitely come back!"


All-year-round activity equipment is available for rent. SUP boards, snowmobiles, bicycles, snowshoes, downhill skis, ATVs, etc. offer you an unforgettable experience. The free-flowing Simojoki is Finland’s only free salmon river besides Tenojoki and is a perfect place for fishermen to test their skills. Other surrounding water bodies and hunting grounds create good opportunities for different hobbies throughout the year.

Less than a kilometer from Wikkelä, you can find an official snowmobile route, which will lead you to different parts of Lapland. Ranua’s famous cloudberry swamps are also only a few minutes’ walk from the villa.


Villa Wikkelä is located in a village of less than ten houses in Raiskio. It is 18 kilometers from the center of Ranua and 15 kilometers from Ranua Resort Zoo.

It is only about an hour drive from Ranua, inter alia, to Rovaniemi Arctic Circle and Santa Claus village, to Kemi for the ice castle and icebreaker cruise, to Iso-Syötte for skiing or to Posio to see the wonderful Korouma canyon and Pentik village.

We are currently landscaping the yard of Wikkelä Villa. Because of this some parts of the yard are covered in gravel. The landscaping will be completed during the winter of 2023.

In all our accommodations, check-in is from 3 PM onwards, and check-out must be done by 12 PM.

Full Service Vacation

An all-inclusive and tailor-made holiday experience can be arranged per your request.

This could include from private chauffeur service and private chef service to different kinds of private activity arrangements such as meeting with Santa, reindeer, husky and horse sleighs, snow mobile safaris, northern lights hunting, and guided Ranua Zoo visit to see polar bears, arctic foxes and other arctic animals.

Feel free to contact us in advance for more offers.

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