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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.

Wilderness Retreat

Connect to the vast wilderness of the Paistunturi fell area and the vastness of your own inner nature. During the 4-day retreat, we go on slow, 3-4 hour hikes in the wilderness, meditate in our small group (max 6 persons) and reflect on our experience in a safe and respectful space. Guided by Anna (mindfulness instructor, life coach, human-nature connection enthusiast), you have the chance to experience nature's healing effects and learn more of your own inner power.

Mindfulness & Meditation in Silence

Explore the beauty of nature and fresh air, focus on breathing in the LOVE and float away with meditation guidance. Finland offers an abundance of clean air and silence that help you focus and relax. Depending on weather we usually start our mindfulness practice in Helsinki. We can customize your experience according to your wishes and needs, by yourself or in a group up to 100 persons. Duration: 1–2 hours We do not have limits.

Villa Marsalkka at Vuokatin Aateli

The ideal location makes this the perfect accommodation for a holiday-goer looking for both peace and services. It commands a view of the slopes and the rocky park. In the winter, you can ski right to the slopes from the villa. Villa Marsalkka (127 m²) accommodates 12 persons. The villa has two living rooms, four separate bedrooms, two toilets, utility room, spacious sauna and bathroom with two showers. The extendable dining table seats 12 persons. The spacious terrace and balcony face the slopes. From the sauna, you can step outside to the porch or to the gazebo in the garden to cool off.

Relaxing Holiday at Metsäkartano

Relax at the Metsäkartano Resort in the Finnish Lakeland. This three day package includes skiing, snowshoeing, and kick sledding, partly guided and partly independent. Sensing and feeling the nature, good food and accommodation in one of our holiday apartments will guarantee a relaxing holiday.

Sauna Experience with Guide

Choose from a traditional Finnish sauna, smoke sauna or electrical sauna. Enjoy privately or in a group up to 100 persons, depending on where you want to experience the sauna. You can swim in the lake or sea – or dip in an ice hole or roll in the snow in the winter. Tell us your preferences and we will organize everything as you like. It is also possible to have a massage or do meditation and yoga in the sauna. Duration: 1–2 hours

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.

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!

Sauna Celebration

We at the Mansion of Experience and Friendship want to offer a super sauna experience to our guests in an empowering and holistic way in our Holy Smoke Sauna Celebration. The programme includes: guided walking tour in the forest, guided sauna program & treatments, instructor's services, sauna treats, jacuzzi, sauna meal + drinks, body cover and drying towels, outdoor slippers in the winter

From Cave to Lake – Cave Tour and Smoke Sauna Evening

Join this guided tour where we enter one of the longest caves in Finland and spend a cozy evening by Lake Pielinen. Experience a traditional smoke sauna and jump into the refreshing waters of the lake. Relax in a Finnish wooden hut – enjoy snacks and coffee with other delicacies made on the open fire.

SAUNATOUR – Authentic Finnish Sauna Experience

Built on pure nature, wild creativity and arctic tradition, SAUNATOUR is truly something else than a trip to the nearby spa! 

SAUNATOUR programmes are always guided and are suitable for everyone from kids to grandparents. Have a true Finnish Sauna experience with different saunas like the traditional smoke sauna, SaunaYoga or the unique ice sauna, and pamper yourself with sauna treatments with wild herbs and old Finnish remedies. Your wilderness wellbeing holiday will be complete with Wild Food meals, unique accommodation and all-inclusive service packages tailored to your wishes.

Yoga Weekends at Hotel Punkaharju

This autumn Hotel Punkaharju offers two weekends full of yoga and relaxation. After the hectic summer, it’s time to stop, listen to the silence and recharge for the upcoming winter. The yoga weekends offer full relaxation of both mind and body. The program consists of yin, slow flow and sauna yoga. Hotel Punkaharju's yoga instructors Tero Vänttinen and Nina Massa welcome you to enjoy the atmosphere.

Relaxing Finnish Lake Wellness Experiences

Spend a night in our new hotel. Try a relaxing activity on the lake: stand up paddling or traditional paddling in summer and tour skating or hiking on the lake in winter. You experience the peace and tranquility of the nature with all your senses. The day continues with a traditional Finnish sauna experience. Sauna is the oldest and the most traditional healing and relaxing wellness element in Finland. After relaxing, enjoy a meal of local delicacies in our restaurant and spend a cozy moment by the fireplace and meanwhile let us tell you stories of our family history.

Sunset Sauna Cycle

This tour shows you what this sauna-frenzy nation of Finns is all about! In a magic evening of setting sun we cycle around Eastern side of Helsinki center to such neighborhoods like the hipster home Kallio, Kruununhaka full of Finnish history, and functionally modern Merihaka / Hakaniemi. We learn about sauna and the culture behind it while cycling around the recreational areas and islands close to the center of Helsinki. We also stop at one of the famous public saunas for a real bathing!

Wild Food Hiking Trip in Pure Nature

Rovaniemi is the ideal place for berry and mushroom picking. Berry picking is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and unwind in the midst of natural beauty. Our guide will tell you the basics about our totally fresh food ingredients, which you can collect and taste straight from the clean forest. After spending time in the forest, we will proceed with the most delicious part of the safari: baking traditional pancakes on the open fire. And fresh pancakes are of course most delicious when you eat them with freshly picked berries!

Mind Bath / Sauna Yoga

Sauna Yoga is practiced seated on a sauna bench in a mild temperature of 50°C. A sequence of simple, yogabased poses and the quietness of the sauna pamper the body and the mind and make way for a thoroughly relaxing experience. The combination of the mild heat and gentle yoga poses relieve tension in the body and calm the mind. A Sauna Yoga sequence is a 30-minute exercise that consists of six poses. The poses strengthen the middle and lower body muscles and increase the flexibility of the spine. The exercise also increases metabolism, reduces stress and facilitates the onset of sleep.

Holiday Apartment Erik of Aateli Castle

The Aateli Castle apartments are set in a prime location on the slopes of Vuokatti, in the midst of versatile, year-round activities and services. Erik of Aateli Castle is an apartment of 79 square metres and accommodation for 8 persons. Erik has 3 bedrooms, of which one is a third-floor romantic tower bedroom with a double bed. The apartment has a kitchen, living room, sauna, two toilets, a glazed-in terrace and a balcony, as well as a drying / utility / storage room. One of four similar apartments in the Aateli Castle.

Traditional Finnish Folk Healing

Massage and bone setting, wet cupping and peat treatments: come experience traditional Finnish folk healing, which has proven its efficiency time and again. It has helped people for thousands of years and continues to do so also in our time. Folk healing, based on traditional folk wisdom, is natural healthcare at its best. The methods are adjusted to fit the requirements of modern times but the roots of the treatments lie in traditional knowledge and skills. You may learn more about the treatments on my website.