The basic igloo is, of course, made from carefully crafted snow blocks.
But, thanks to the advent of technology, holiday-makers can experience a rather more luxurious version in Finland.
Levin Iglut Golden Crown has created 24 glass equivalents in Lapland, Finland’s northernmost region, allowing guests to star-gaze without stepping outside.
Location: The stunning complex is approximately 10 kilometres away from the Levi ski resort
Split into two classifications, premium and superior, the former costs from $472 per night (£358), while the latter – billed as ideal for honeymooners – starts at $390 per evening (£295).
Each of them features electrically heated non-fogging glass, air conditioning, a small kitchen, shower and toilet.
They also boast a Wi-Fi connection and motorised beds, which can be adjusted to the desired position for watching the Northern Lights or sleeping.
The premium igloos offer a touch of luxury and are situated in a prime location on the side of the fell with an unobstructed view of the valley.
Wow-factor: Lucky guests will get to witness the world-famous Northern Lights in toasty environs
Snug: The properties boast electrically heated non-fogging glass and air conditioning. Unsurprisingly, the venues have received widespread praise on TripAdvisor
Capped by completely see-through domes, they each allow tourists to star-gaze at the Arctic sky from the comfort of their beds.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, the venues have received widespread praise on TripAdvisor, where it boasts a 4.5 average over 158 reviews.
One guest, fyiNYC, wrote: ‘Like Being in the Bridge of a Star Wars Spaceship.
‘The glass igloos are an engineering marvel. Like Doctor Who’s Tardis, they seem larger on the inside than the outside.’
The stunning complex is approximately 10 kilometres away from the Levi ski resort.
Modern: The igloos also boast a Wi-Fi connection and motorised beds for maximum comfort
Technical brilliance: One TripAdvisor reviewer described the igloos as ‘an engineering marvel’
The venue boasts a 4.5 average over 158 reviews on TripAdvisor – and these amazing pictures show why the resort has the wow factor