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Lakeside Forest Villas by Hawkhill

Stay in a cozy log cottage at the foot of the rugged Haukkamäki (in English: Hawkhill). Or go back in time to the 1950s athmosphere in Villa Toini. In our Villas you can experience the Finnish sauna, test the rowing boat and enjoy the Nuuksio National Park’s hiking opportunities just around the corner. We also offer nature excursions and other activities for children and adults according to your wishes, only a 45 minute drive from Helsinki. Book an overnight stay in our cottage for a possibility to experience all this and more.

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.

Finnish Traditional Smoke Sauna Evening

This traditional Finnish evening includes bathing in the large smoke sauna, swimming on Lake Kallavesi (ice hole in the winter), having a delicious Finnish traditional buffet with local food and flavours, live accordeon musician, sing-along, dancing -and in the summer, a lumberjack demonstration.

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.

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!

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.

Archipelago Wellbeing Magic

Take a break from hectic pace of modern life and immerse yourself in Finnish nature. Explore Finnish forests and the beautiful Baltic coast, enjoy traditional Finnish saunas and eat pure, fresh, healthy, wild food. During this guided trip, you can fish, row, kayak, enjoy saunas and swim in and around the beautiful archipelago off the western coast of Finland. Delight in the pristine natural environment and experience the magical sound of silence. Finland’s Nordic Taiga forests are full of wild food. During this trip, you will forage for seasonal wild berries, mushrooms and herbs.

At Dusk in Kullasmarina, 2 Days

Come with your family or a group of friends to a guided nature walk to quiet down at dusk by Lake Päijänne in Finland. In the evening, we will cater a flamed salmon dinner in a hut. After dinner at dusk, our guide will take you on a relaxing "digital-free" nature tour. When the sun has set, you can sit down at the campfire and enjoy evening tea or coffee by the lake. During winter time when the sun sets early, you will enjoy dinner after the nature tour.

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.

Pure Air at Pallas National Park

The cleanest air in Europe has been found in the Pallas-Ylläs National park, just 40 minutes from Levi! Join us for an easy hiking trip in some of Lapland’s most breathtaking fell scenery as we breathe in the fantastic fresh air and hear stories of untouched Lappish nature. You will also have a chance to visit the fascinating Nature Centre where you will learn more about the flora and fauna of the area. You also get to make a fire with your wilderness guide and cook sausages on the flames.

SaunaWorld & Spa

At SaunaWorld, you can take a journey back in time from the cave sauna of the kings to a modern steam sauna. Ukkohalla’s SaunaWorld offers the opportunity to experience everything from the always genuine vapors of the Finnish steam bath to the more exotic adventures provided by the Western and Eastern traditions. SaunaWorld & Spa is a modern centre for good feeling and relaxation in the spirit of the old royal saga of Kainuu. A splendid spa as well as idyllic pool and selection of sauna baths together with their care facilities bring enjoyment to all senses.

Book Our Spa for a Day!

Book our spa just for you! With a minimum of 6 persons, you can use our facilities as much as you want! The package includes our saunas (steam room, infrared sauna, traditional Finnish sauna and hot tub) and our treatment rooms: salt room, mind swings, hand paraffin treatment, Pyramid’s bright light treatment and low-frequency sound massage. Prices can be found on our website. Prices for individuals also available!

Sauna Yoga

In Oravi you can try the Finnish speciality Sauna Yoga. It is suitable for everyone and requires no previous yoga training. Sauna Yoga is practised under the guidance of a trained instructor. The gentle heat of the sauna effectively melts away the strains in your back and shoulders, and the beneficial effects can be felt immediately after a single session. After the sauna you can enjoy a refreshing swim in the lake. Join a weekly class or book a private session.

Sauna Yoga

The sauna is traditionally considered to be a healing place in Finnish culture. See how the warmth relaxes your muscles and calms your mind. We will do some breathing exercises, easy and calm stretching together with some yoga asanas, and finally a relaxation. Maximum group size: 5 persons.

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.

Forest Yoga

When you're in the forest, it is easy to tune into the same tranquil wavelength with nature. With forest yoga, we will do some breathing exercises together with easy yoga asanas and stretching, making use of the trees around us. We finish with a relaxation exercise, listening to the sounds of nature.

Visit to Kuppari-Hanna's Natural Health Spa

At the natural spa of Kuppari-Hanna - "Hanna the Cupper", modern life and Finnish folk healing traditions go harmoniously hand in hand. Treat yourself to a journey into the world of living folk healing culture. This 1-1,5 h program includes a treatment of your choice.

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.

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.

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.