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Guided Nature Walks

Our guides will take you on safe hikes in the beautiful landscapes of Porosalmi. You can enjoy nature and fresh air while learning something new. A hike in the forest is calming, refreshing, and rejuvenating. It has been proven that being in nature contributes to your physical and mental wellbeing in many ways. You can choose from different themes. The guide will adjust the speed and length of the hike depending on the physical condition of the participants. Start your walk from Järvisydän or Porokylä. Book a guided walk from our sales office!

Pampering Treatments

Choose one of our pampering treatment packages! The Luxury pampering includes a foot bath with a glass of sparkling wine, foot peeling and massage, hand peeling, mask, and massage AND a brightening facial. The Pampering package includes a pampering facial, hot stone massage and a spa pedicure. More choices on our website! You can also try our couples treatments, such as Indian head massage or hot stone massage!

Enjoy the Silence and Unspoilt Nature

Tourism at Koli started over a hundred years ago and today it is a modern year-round tourist attraction. It is particularly well known for the national park and the Finnish national landscape that has inspired many painters and composers. This tour starts in Helsinki and continues by train to Joensuu. Your hotel is located in the picturesque Koli National Park. This trip also includes a visit to Koli Relax Spa and a guided hiking tour. Duration: 5 days / 4 nights.

Sauna & Lake Experience – サウナ&湖体験

Sauna is an integral part of Finnish culture. Our Japanese-speaking guide takes you on a tour to a proper Finnish sauna, located by the lake and surrounded by forest. After taking your time to enjoy the sauna – and maybe a swim in the lake – you can sit down for a late lunch with our guide.

Relaxing Overnight at Ruissalo Spa

The Ruissalo Spa offers wellbeing at the source of nature with an excellent range of meeting facilities as well. The Spa is located on the West Coast of Finland and offers a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities. You can combine your stay with culture, treatments, sights, a visit to Moominworld or just enjoy the beautiful surrounding nature.

Spa Traditions / 2 nights

Naantali Spa offers a big selection of spa and beauty treatments. This 2 night-package includes accommodation in a twin room, buffet dinner and lunch, breakfast, unlimited use of the sauna and pool department, 1 traditional spa treatment of your choice. Naantali, an old medieval monastery town, has been known for its refreshing waters since the early 18th century. In those days the water from the nearby spring was discovered to be beneficial in alleviating the symptoms of illnesses. Today the region is a renowned spa and recreational destination providing wellness services to visitors.

Recharge Between Flights

Tired after a long flight? Nuuksio National Park, located just 30 minutes from the Helsinki international airport, is an extensive area of unspoilt forest with rich local flora and fauna. This trip takes you to the national park where you can experience Finnish nature for yourself. Take a deep breath, listen to the silence and empty your mind of any stressful thoughts. Private return transfers, free time to explore the nature and entrance fee to Haltia Nature Center included. Duration: 1 day.

The Northern Lights Sauna Trail

Catch the soul of sauna on The Northern Lights Sauna Trail. You will get familiar with three different kinds of Finnish sauna; smoke sauna, electric sauna, and tent sauna. Sauna is a way of happiness and place for physical and spiritual cleansing. You will hear myths and stories about sauna and the Northern Lights. You learn how to cast a sauna spell and open all your senses. You may try sauna wellness products, gently slap yourself with birch twigs, enjoy the silence, relax in an outdoor hot tub and refresh yourself by ice swimming. Afterwards it is time for a special dinner.

Holiday House Amiraali at Vuokatin Aateli

The Amiraali house is located right by the ski slopes. You can ski to the slopes right off the garden. The garden is abutted on a beautiful, rocky park. A large anchor in the garden is the landmark of the house. Amiraali has four high-class, atmospheric apartments for 2–6 persons each. The size of the end apartments Amiraali I and Amiraali IV is 54 m² each, and the size of the middle apartments Amiraali II and III is 61 m² each. Each apartment has two separate bedrooms, a kitchen-living room, two toilets and a sauna. There are also two bed cubes upstairs that can be used as a bed for two.

Sauna with the Locals!

Saturday is the official sauna day in Finland. There is a public Sauna Day once a month at Hotel Krapi's Smoke Sauna by the beautiful Lake Tuusula. People from the neighborhood gather to take a relaxing bath in our traditional smoke sauna. If you really want to explore Finnish culture, you have to experience a public sauna! Combine Sauna, Escape room & Dinner & Overnight for a perfect getaway from your daily routines! Women and men have their own turns. Check the dates and times on our website.

Enjoy the Sauna at Silmäsjärvi

Experience a warm, cosy sauna evening at an authentic cottage made of dead-standing pine at lake Silmäsjärvi, about an hour's drive from the Levi centre. You can enjoy either gentle or fierce heat in our traditional sauna or smoke sauna and cool off in an outdoor jacuzzi when you feel like it.

Relaxing Aerial Yoga

Aerial yoga is a relaxing way to develop control of your body through traditional yoga poses done partly a hammock or with its help. The hammock can also support you while executing the poses. Aerial yoga especially develops your core muscles and opens up your back and shoulders. It will also develop your flexibility and strength. In the summertime, we can also have the lessons in the lakeside nature.

Emmes Retreat: a Place for Silence

Emmes Retreat – a place where you can experience great natural surroundings and unforgettable overnights in our lakeside treehouses. Peaceful and pure nature, clear lakes and interesting history are waiting for you.

Villa Ruhtinatar at Vuokatin Aateli

Ruhtinatar has an ideal location right by the Vuokatti slopes. Its grounds are surrounded by a natural park, and you can access the skiing tracks and slopes from the front step. The house and its surroundings are beautifully lit and the garden is enjoyable around the year. Ruhtinatar, a 170-square-metre villa, is an experience for up to 16 persons. The villa has 5 bedrooms, a spacious kitchen-living room, and an elegant sauna department with a jacuzzi. Its high-class facilities include a home theatre, six flat screen television sets with movie channels, and a Wi-Fi connection.

A Typical Day in Finland (6–7 hours)

Discover the old city of Porvoo, Finnish history and culture, and our silent Nature. After lunch in a very nice restaurant, you will walk along the river and in the empire part of the city. In the afternoon we visit nice spots with beautiful views. Then we depart to an island located 25 km south of Porvoo. We will prepare the sauna, relax, and live in the moment. Enjoy the solitude of your own beach. Later we will have a BBQ at the same location and spend the rest of the day in our little paradise before returning to Porvoo, where the day ends.

Original SkySauna

Original SkySauna combines sauna in the sky with an amazing sea view and a comfortable hot tub on the ground. You can rent the sauna experience for up to 20 people for your personal use. You have a chance to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Helsinki, experience the one of a kind sauna cabin, relax in the massaging hot tub, and enjoy refreshing beverages in good company.

Sauna World

Hellimö's Sauna World invites you to enjoy our infrared sauna, steam room, traditional Finnish sauna and a hot tub. Book the Sauna World just for you or your group for 2 hours. While you're here, you can also add a bit of luxury to your sauna experience with some sparkling wine.

Touch of Luxury at Castle Hotel Cumulus Resort Imatran Valtionhotelli

Enjoy a comfortable stay in a unique castle environment! Hotel Rantasipi Imatran Valtionhotelli offers diverse accommodation options for different needs – modern rooms at the Spa Hotel or traditional castle atmosphere at the Castle Hotel. Enjoy the unique atmosphere, the spa, saunas and the delicacies of restaurant LinnaSali. A special treat is floating in the soothing embrace of river Vuoksi. Floating can be done all year round, regardless of the weather. The total activity lasts about 1h.

Cosy Finnish Sauna Evening

Visit a Finnish home and experience an authentic sauna, if you dare. Your host explains the traditions and procedures involved. Snacks and beverages will be served. Bigger groups are divided to several homes. Optimal number of guests is 1–4 persons.

Holiday Apartment Prinsessa at Vuokatin Aateli

Vuokatin Aateli's Prinsessa suite accommodates two persons comfortably. It is located downstairs of the Herttuatar apartment, near the fountain. The size of the apartment is 21 m². It has a combined living room and bedroom, a high standard bar kitchen, electric sauna with cable lighting and sculpted benches, and a glazed-in terrace. The similar Prinssi suite is situated next door.