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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.

Indulgence Package at Yyteri Hotel & Spa

Do you want to take a time-off and relax in treatments? A little pampering refreshes and brings holistic wellbeing. Relaxing treatments, the nurturing touch of spa treatments or sea water and delicious food guarantee you a sensuous time-off from your everyday life.

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.

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.

VIP Wellbeing

Escape from your busy life and find silence in the Lakeland. Unwind yourself with our VIP Wellbeing tour and truly enjoy your vacation with everything arranged. The tour guides you to a Finnish healthy life. The theme-based days offer you comprehensive wellbeing experience. Cleanse away your stress in the pure nature, lay your eyes upon the beautiful landscapes and ease yourself with exotic treatments. Our wide selection of activities is designed with care and tailored for your convenience.

Lakeland Water Wellness

“Water is the oldest medicine”, says the old Finnish proverb. And what would be a better place to feel the relaxing power of water than Finnish Lakeland! In summer, you can paddle or row on the still waters of Lake Peurunkajärvi and go on an exiting river adventure; in the wintertime, we offer Artic river floating in the Kuusaankoski rapids. Our active spa and whirlpool day spa treatments are included in both packages as well as half board accommodation.

Late Autumn Mushrooms and their Preservation

Autumn and the mushroom season are not yet over. This year’s last mushroom weekend concentrates on the species of late autumn and the secrets of mushroom preservation. The specialist of the weekend, Arja Hopsu-Neuvonen from the Martha Organization, is known as the Queen of Mushroom Pickles. The hostess of Hotel Punkaharju, Saimi Hoyer, is naturally joining us as well. Late autumn mushrooms, especially funnel chanterelles, will be the main focus of our mushroom hunting trips.

Ice Spa and a Tepee 'Kota' Sauna with Hot Tubs in Nuuksio

Water +4 degrees, starlit sky, surrounding forest covered in snow. The Spa guests wear immersion suits when floating in a forest pond (hole in the ice). After floating you can relax your body and soul in a wood heated sauna and hot tubs inside a Lappish tepee ”kota” sauna.

Just Hanging Out! – A Night of Forest Bathing

Become one with nature, feel how the wind blows, experience what a dewdrop feels like on your skin, taste the sunset! Close your eyes and sense, taste and breathe in synch with nature. When you’re just hanging out, you can enjoy the rain like a natural shower or curl up in a hammock under a shelter and listen to the rain dance on the roof. Forest bathing is all about caring for your mind and body while taking a trip into yourself. Come and experience the natural alphabet of our forefathers and spend an unforgettable night among nature!

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

Spa Experiences in Spa Hotel Rauhalahti, Kuopio

Enjoy the lovely warmth of the spa, even when it’s freezing cold outside! You can visit the hot pool and ice pool, jacuzzis or try the water-slide. For kids there are own pools. There is also a swimming pool and it is a place for water gymnastic lessons. Water massage is possible in the multi-purpose pool with hydro massage points and counter-current swimming. You can also swim to the warm outdoor pool. There are Finnish saunas for women and men, a steam sauna “Roman style”.

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.

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.

Enjoy Three Forest Saunas and Experience the Finnish Sauna Tradition

Relax your mind in the silence and beauty of the forest and warm your body in our three unique saunas: the authentic smoke sauna, traditional wooden heated sauna and modern electric sauna with herbal aromas. Enjoy yourself as we take you through centuries of Finnish sauna traditions. Feel the post-sauna relaxation and pamper yourself with pure natural products and genuine sauna treatments.

Day Hike at Swamp Protection Area Siikaneva

This guided hiking tour takes you to the swamp protection area of Siikaneva. Its rural location near the Adventure Apes home base in Orivesi makes it the perfect location to unwind and enjoy the pure stillness of Finnish nature. Highlights include: -Private guide knowledgeable in the local flora and fauna -Experience the pure nature of the swamp -Relax in the silence of nature -Enjoy a full campsite meal around an open fire

Mushroom Hunting Tour

The tour's theme, mushrooms picking, is one of the popular pastimes of Finns. During this tour there is plenty of time to get to know the Finnish forest and it’s treasures: hug trees for inner strength, eat blueberries directly from the twigs and pick mushrooms. Here the visitors can experience the Nordic everyman's rights in practice. During the break around a campfire, we smell the fire and hear it’s sounds, enjoy the fresh aroma of the coffee and mushrooms which will get our taste buds going.

Feel the Pure Nature

Open your senses and let us guide you through an exhilarating experience in the Lappish nature. Refresh yourself amidst the forest where nature's scents and sounds charm you and capture all your attention. We'll pack our backpacks and trek over forest paths. As we walk along the worn paths, we'll stop to pick seasonal berries, mushrooms and wild foods and taste the flavours of the forest. We´ll also see, feel, and experience the diversity of nature and its beneficial powers.

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.

Rokua Peat Bath

A skin-softening and metabolism-enhancing peat bath for two, sharing a treatment room at our luxorius Day Spa. After the bath, you will rest for a while in our relaxation room with a nice cup of tea and some fruits.