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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.

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!

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.

Touch of Luxury at Castle Hotel Rantasipi 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.

A Typical Day at a Finnish Lake with a Visit to the Old Paper Factory in Verla

Departure from Porvoo at 9:00, stops at various locations, (Rutumi’s Manor, antique shops, etc.) and a Finnish lunch. Arrival in our little paradise, where we spend a typical Finnish day and relax. Afternoon visit to the museum of Verla. A little drink by the lake, preparing a “bastu kvast”… Sauna preparations, BBQ for dinner. Sauna by the lake and relaxation activities. Possibility to stay late in the evening and then return to Porvoo.

Sauna Experience at Långvik

A driver will pick you up at the airport and drive you to the resort, where you will be introduced to Finnish sauna tradition in your private sauna. Relax, enjoy the sea or the pools – and once you're ready, a Scandinavian-style gourmet dinner will be served at the Bistro. The exquisite rooms facing the nature feature comfortable beds, ensuring a rejuvenating sleep. Minimum of 2 persons. Including two-way airport transfers, one night's accommodation with breakfast in double room, private sauna with introduction and all relevant equipment. Reservation 24h in advance.

Authentic Smoke Sauna by the Lake

Krapi's chimneyless smoke sauna is located right by the shores of Lake Tuusula. In addition to the steam room, the sauna has a shower room, dressing room and a lounge with a fireplace. The entire space will hold about 15 to 20 people, while steam room has space for 10 people at a time. In the summer, you can plunge into the lake from the jetty, and in the wintertime, through a hole in the ice. The sauna can be booked Mon–Sat 14.00-23.00.

Finnish Lakeside Cottage Experience – Nuuksio National Park

Experience our all-inclusive overnight program among Finnish nature in a cottage by the lake. Explore the Nuuksio National Park with a private guide, experience a sauna by the lake and then enjoy a meal by the fire. Relax in the silence and spend a rejuvenating night in a cottage surrounded by nature. You can choose your accommodation from our luxury deadwood villas or traditional cosy hand-carved cabins. The program includes two-way transportation from downtown Helsinki or the airport, guiding, sauna, accommodation, and local meals and snacks.

Evening in the Forest

We start our walk with the last light of the day. You can feel the silence falling over the forest – it relaxes your mind. We follow the path and take a break by the open fire. When we come back, we already need our headlights to find our way! Duration: 3 hours. Time: 17.00–20.00 or 15.00–18.00 (December) Season: October–December, March–April Equipment: shoes suitable for walking in the forest, warm outdoor clothes

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!

Experience the Unique "Moss" Sauna - Sammalsauna

Sammalsauna is a new unique sauna experience with hundreds of colour changing LED lights creating the atmosphere of your choice. In addition to the warmth, you can enjoy karaoke, a sauna fragrance of your choice, music and even television. Our outdoor jacuzzi can also be enjoyed throughout the year. Kettusauna is a fully renovated traditional country sauna, located on the shore of Lake Kettujärvi. It also features an outdoor hot tub, where you can enjoy a balmy 37 degrees under the starry skies, even in the middle of the winter. We also prepare an ice hole near the saunas in the wintertime.

Saunaboat Scenic River Cruise

This raft has a traditional wood-heated sauna! You can use the sauna as the ferry sails and view the beautiful landscape. Depending on the season you can see the amazing midnight sun, autumn colours or the wonderful Northern Lights. The raft stops for a swim break. Dining on request. If rain occurs, the deck can be covered up with an awning. There is room for 12 people on the raft and for six in the sauna at a time. There are enough seats for everyone. You can also bring your own beverages on board.

Lapland Experience

We teach you to listen to the winds that blow – it can be an essential observation tool. You can touch the soil – feel the softness of the moss, the hardness of the rocks. Close your eyes and let go to pick up scents of different plants. Breathe deeply, the fresh air is pure and healing. Our aim is to relax, to see and embrace the beauty of the nature around us. Experience food grilled on a camp fire at Vaattunki and a hike around the area, while a guide tells you about the local animals and plant life.

Wild Food Excursions

Finland is known for clean waters, vast forests, and the midnight sun. This creates a unique growth environment for delicious and nutritious wild foods such as berries, wild mushrooms, herbs, wild vegetables, fish, and game. During our wild food excursions, you will get to know some Finnish superfoods, learn where to find them, and see how they taste. Our nature guide will take you on a walk where you gather wild food of the season and prepare a super picnic together.

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.

Saimaa Wellness Experience

Our new Lake Spa provides a new kind of Finnish lake wellness experience. The spa is built in the middle of natural rocks, and the large windows are overlooking Lake Saimaa. In the middle of the spa you can find the heart of the lake – a pond with circulating water. The building itself will be hidden under the forest terrain, which amplifies Järvisydän’s original atmosphere. Natural materials guarantee an exciting experience in the most ecological spa in Finland.

Moonlight Relaxation

We will wear warm clothes from shoes to beanies, throw genuine Lappish reindeer skins on our shoulders and take a small hike into the darkness of the forest under the moonlight glow. In the silence of the forest, with reindeer skins warming us, we perform relaxation techniques and light exercise to prevent the cold from getting to us. A holiday can’t get better than this! Duration: 60 minutes. When booking online, please print the enclosed confirmation/receipt.

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.