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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.

Löyly

Löyly, an urban oasis occupying a stretch of beautiful Helsinki waterfront, offers a warm welcome and many delights for locals and visitors alike. On a beautiful summer’s day, our terrace is the place to be and our saunas are available daily. While Löyly offers exceptional architecture in a unique location, it is our commitment to sustainable business and green construction that truly sets us apart. The environment has been our number one consideration throughout the project, informing everything from our choice of FSC certified building materials to our menu.

Lapland Offline

After this digital detox you might beg us to keep your smart phones locked up forever... Torassieppi Winter Village sits on the edge of a large and quiet lake in the surroundings of a traditional reindeer farm and guesthouse. With its idyllic location, right next to Pallas-Ylläs National Park, whose bare-topped fells offer dramatic views and the cleanest air in world, Torassieppi has no light pollution either. All of these elements make it a prime spot for viewing the Northern Lights as well as for enjoying the best of what Lapland's wild nature has to offer.

Arctic Forest Spa – Metsäkyly

Inspired by the nature and rich Finnish sauna-traditions, Metsäkyly is a heaven dedicated to life-enhancing warmth and relaxation in the middle of the Arctic forest. The large Metsäkyly sauna can take up to 50 bathers to savor the embracing warmth. In addition to the more conventional saunas of Metsäkyly, you can also try the relaxing steam provided by the Mökö Sauna. Our atmosphere-rich Sauna Lounge is truly multifunctional. In Metsäkyly’s Sauna Lounge one can hold any kind of event: wedding, birthday or any other celebrated occasion, centre of which is always – our cozy improvised bar.

Goodbye Stress – Charm of Fresh Air, Nature, Caring and Being

Goodbye Stress Holidays are ideal if you have a busy lifestyle or long to find more peace and happiness! Recharge your body, mind, and spirit with modern Finnish wellbeing treatments and traditional time-tested local ways. A special luxury in Finland is an everyman's right to walk in forests and nature. You can experience berry picking, silence, fresh air, water, and nature by the wild stream of Tainionvirta River. Gazing at the flowing water will introduce you to natural Finnish meditation. Take home a new you, with a level body, mind, and spirit, as well ideas for your daily life. Welcome.

Enjoy the Sauna at Silmäsjärvi

Experience a warm, cosy sauna evening at an authentic cottage made of dead-standing pine at lake Silmäsjärvi, about an hour's drive from the Levi centre. You can enjoy either gentle or fierce heat in our traditional sauna or smoke sauna and cool off in an outdoor jacuzzi when you feel like it.

Folk Healers Gathering in Kuusamo

Kalevala, mythology, philosophy: for a better understanding of nature. The know-how folk healers possess has been passed from one family to another, from one spirit to another. It has existed for as long as human beings have existed. The folk healers of today keep up this living tradition. Over the years, treatments have been modified to meet the modern standards, but folk medicine is still based on the traditions of our common ancestors. Folk medicine is natural health care at its best.

Spa Hotel in Peurunka

Unwind in the whirlpools, savour the delicacies of the Food Garden at the Spa Hotel restaurant and enjoy a wide variety of leisure activities that Perunka offers. An invigorating Spa get-away for 2 nights includes half-board and Day Spa treatments: a classic massage (25 min) and massaging herbal whirlpool (25 min).

Pampering Moments

While staying at our hotel, you can choose a pampering treatment or relax by having a massage. Or spoil yourself with two little treatments instead like saltroom, aromatic baths or paraffine treatment for hands. And if you dare, you can dip into our cold spring! Saunas and recreational pools are in your use.

Wilderness Bath

This tour is a lovely dive into nature's own Green Spa where you can experience the invigorating effects of nature and sauna together. Hossa's magnificent lake and ridge views provide perfect scenery for this calming and relaxing 2,5-hour experience which consists of a little hike, some yoga and mindfulness in nature and 30 minutes of sauna yoga. Certainly a new, warm experience!

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.

Relaxing Days at Lake Saimaa

Take a deep breath and pamper yourself. Anttolanhovi Resort is a hidden gem in the middle of the lake Saimaa and forest surroundings. Relaxing and calm atmosphere creates a safe framework for your vacation. Nature works as a healing, creative and active environment respecting the season.

Magic of the Finnish Sauna

The gentle heat of a traditional Finnish sauna brings pleasure, peace, and relaxation and has many healing effects. With us, you will get in touch with the spirit of the Finnish sauna and learn about ancient sauna traditions. Enjoy the friendly heat of our wood-heated sauna and refresh in the cooling waters of the lake – in the wintertime, you can even try ice-swimming. After the sauna, you can enjoy wild Arctic food by a campfire next to the lake. Duration 4 hours.

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.

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.

Wild Herbs: Walk and Program

Follow a walk in the beautiful surroundings of forests and meadows and forage Finnish edible and medicinal wild herbs. Then use the collected herbs in practice with a program of your choice: herbal sauna, cooking, making simple natural cosmetics or arts & crafts.

Finnish Sauna Experience

A steaming-hot sauna is the thing most finns can't live without. They have spread the sweaty gospel by building saunas wherever they’ve migrated – all over the world. But nothing beats going to sauna where it was born. Saunatour in the arctic wilderness is the ultimate experience! Try our pampering sauna therapy treatments! Unlike in any other spa around the world; these treatments are a social event! Together in the sauna we make scrubs and masks from the Lappish wild herbs and traditional Finnish remedies, like tar and peat. Or for a truly hot 'n' cold experience, try our ICE-sauna.

Wild Herb Pampering in the Shade of the Forest, 1-2 Days

Take in the magic of Northern Central Finland's forests with all your senses. Stroll in the forest to pick up wild herbs bursting with aroma. Relax in a hot tub amidst the lush forest while listening to leaves whispering amid the silence. Treat yourself to a delicious country-style dinner with a special local touch in a romantic manor and have a good night's sleep surrounded by the peace and quiet of the forest. This is a true getaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

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.

Short Silence Trek – 2h

The Short Silence Trek introduces you to the practices of forest bathing and ecotherapy. Relax and open your senses by listening, seeing, feeling, touching, tasting and connecting – and feel the effects on your wellbeing!