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Chalet Ruka Peak – Christmas Season Package, 3 Days

Our Christmas holiday package offers you three days of charming and wonderful winter activities and pleasures! Accommodation is at our cozy luxury hotel Chalet Ruka Peak. You will enjoy wonderful December days on a husky safari and a horse sleigh ride in the magical winter forest. Meet Father Christmas and Rudolf at Kiekeröland! After your winter activities you can enjoy the warm, gentle steam in our Saunaworld, complete with jacuzzi and hot tube under the stars. Chalet Ruka Peak wishes you a warm welcome to our winter wonderland! May your Christmas holiday be joyful and unforgettable!

Herrankukkaro's Smoke Sauna World

The fishing village of Herrankukkaro (Mama's Pocket) is also a smoke sauna paradise. Herrankukkaro features the largest underground smoke sauna in the world and, of course, also the world’s smallest smoke sauna! The four different types of smoke saunas represent the thousands of years of tradition of the Finnish invention. The smoke sauna is Finnish culture at its most authentic and most enjoyable. In the Kaislikko-outdoor spa you can wash away the problems of everyday life and enjoy the natural beauty of the archipelago.

A Bucket of Blueberries

Blueberry, mustikka in Finnish, is one of the most common berries we have and if you ask me, also the best one. Blueberries are very healthy, high in vitamin C and E and also previously believed to improve night vision. The hardest part of picking them is to get at least some in your bucket as well, they are so good you want to eat them immediately! We will also make a traditional snack: blueberry milk from fresh berries.

Koli Relax Spa – Landscapes and Pampering

Koli Relax Spa's pampering and landscape spa is a unique concept in Finland. The idea is to give you a chance to stop and focus on your own wellbeing. We give you a Koli Spa Pail containing five Lumene skincare products: salt crystal foot scrub, stimulating body scrub, detoxifying mask, repairing hand treatment and moisturizing body lotion. The products are designed to suit both men and women. Enhance your wellbeing according to your own needs and feelings. Follow your Sauna Trail and enjoy the various pools and saunas along the way, or select one of our spa packages.

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.

Finnish Sauna Evening

Experience the Finnish sauna evening in your own privacy! Sauna, vihta, green healthy smoothie and sauna tapas will be ready for you. You will be guided for using the sauna and vihta. After the guiding session you can enjoy the private sauna facilities and free access to the Spa.

Arctic Herbs, Mushrooms and Berries Experience in Helsinki Area

Taste, smell and feel the Arctic nature in Helsinki. Chaga Finland takes you on a journey to Finnish nature. We focus on wild mushrooms and herbs, which you can find with an experienced local guide who lives in his cottage in Nuuksio during the summertime. Your guide speaks English and some Chinese for your convenience. While picking other herbs and wild mushrooms, you can taste the Arctic equivalent to Reishi mushrooms: the Chaga mushroom.

Public Sauna and Big Terrace by the Sea

Löyly guarantees a truly excellent, gentle schvitz (löyly in Finnish) at all times, as our resident sauna expert Seppo Pukkila has heated up a sauna somewhere in the region of 15 000 times. Our public saunas, a traditional smoke sauna and a wood-burning sauna, are open every day during the summer season. Both saunas can accommodate around 20 bathers at any one time. After a good steam, when you feel like cooling off, both saunas offer direct access to our outdoor seating area and the sea, where you can enjoy a refreshing swim, all year around.

Relaxing Day of Silence and Art

The venue for this day is the most beautiful and relaxing surroundings around Lake Kemijärvi. Our day is a combination of a tranquil journey through contemplative and inspiring moments of meditation, silence and solitude as well as guided interactive moments of encountering art and the act of painting. Personal guidance is given by trained retreat counsellor and artist Pirkko Mäkelä-Haapalinna. The participants are encouraged to reflect their emotions and feelings through art and discussions. During the day, our participants are served an intimate lunch together with the artist.

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!

Snow and Sand Yoga

Experience the soft touch of nature or the cold embrace of an extreme experience. Sand, snow and ice have dominated the local surroundings for centuries. Local lifestyle and livelihood have based on these elements, and at the hard times people have sought strength and peace from nature. This product combines easy yoga movements, winter and outdoors. When there’s no snow, the product changes into Sand Yoga that is based on same elements of tranquility, space and pure sea air. In front of the silence and infinity of the sea, you’ll become one with the nature.

Pure & Green Forest with Fatbikes

Experience Finland's ”green gold” and take your well-being to a new level! Fatbikes are an extraordinary way to explore nature and outdoors year-round. Riding on fatbikes is easy and suitable for everyone! The bike rolls smoothly, letting you feel the pure and quiet green forest at its best: calm and relaxing. The Peurunka Fatbike experience suits everyone who knows how to ride a bike and is keen to explore the Finnish forests and countryside a bit deeper, admiring the Lakeland's scenery safely with a guide.

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.

Hunting and Cooking Wild Food in the Heart of Finland

In late May, nature comes alive, as do your hunting instincts that have been dormant during the winter. Your eyes frequently turn to the ground, looking for fresh false morel mushrooms or rosebay willowherb shoots, also called wild asparagus. At last, nature’s own wild food bar is open. We’ll go on hikes to get to know the nearby nature as well as Pyhä-Häkki National Park and the varying forest landscape. And while we're out, we will pick nature’s own wild ingredients into our baskets for later use.

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

The Secret Life of Trees

Let the shaman drum lead you on a fascinating 8 km hike to the rock paintings of Värikallio, one of the most interesting sights in Hossa National Park. On the way, you will hear interesting stories about trees and old Finnish beliefs concerning nature. You will learn interesting things about the Language of Trees and forests in Finland – maybe you will even find your own Power Tree. Once halfway to the rock paintings, we will enjoy a break with Chaga mushroom tea and Finnish delicacies.

Experience Clean Nature with Us

We want to offer our guests overall wellbeing from dawn till dusk in a genuine country milieu. Gorgeous nature, the peace and tranquillity of the countryside as well as the healing impact of the forest are found here. The farmstead is situated in the authentic Finnish countryside in the middle of fields and forests on the banks of the lake Iso-Roine (Big Roine). Swimming and taking a sauna, home made organic food, activities for each and everyone regardless of what shape you are in. All this builds up to a comfort holiday in addition to exquisite experiences from Finland.

Experience the Sauna and Urban Nature

Spend an unforgettable short break in Helsinki. See the most interesting sights of our capital city and experience Finland’s gift to the world, the sauna! Sauna is an essential part of the way we live in Finland. It has been a place for physical and spiritual cleansing for over a thousand years. You will experience the Finnish sauna from two different perspectives, the traditional cottage sauna by the sea as well as an urban sauna and pool complex in the city centre. Duration: 3 days / 2 nights.

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.

Finnish Sauna World

Relax in the Sweet Heat of Sauna By the lakeshore of the Hotel & Spa Resort Järvisydän you can find separate sauna premises that are called Finnish Sauna World. The Sauna World consists of 3 different types of saunas. There are two Finnish wood stove saunas, traditional smoke sauna, steam sauna and a relaxing hot tub under the blue sky. The Sauna World has room for up to 70 bathers at the same time.