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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.

Summer Adventure Holiday in Ruka - Kuusamo

Ruka in Kuusamo is the area where Lapland begins. The area is best known for its rugged wilderness, untouched nature, National Parks and pure water. The summer adventure week takes you in the countryside of Ruka. Accommodation, the guest house 'Papin Talo', is a unique place for summer holidays, including half board with local wild food. During your holiday you will also experience some unique adventures in nature surroundings, e.g. wild bear watching, SaunaTour experience, river rafting and visiting a local reindeer farm.

Goodbye Stress Premium – A Personal Touch

Our Premium program (2–4 nights) includes handpicked ways to de-stress, unwind and renew. We offer a personal consultation with a Wellbeing Mentor, who is available during your whole stay and will follow-up through email. Recharge your body, mind, and spirit with downshifting exercises indoors and in peaceful nature full of fresh air. Enjoy stress relief treatments, silence, and natural meditation experiences by the wild stream of Tainionvirta. Our kitchen will cook your delicious Finnish local food in the spirit of seasonal inspirations. Return home with a smile and a relaxed body.

Lappish Tepee 'Kota' Sauna, Hot Tubs and Swimming

Bathing in a steamy wood heated sauna by a forest pond and in herbal hot tubs inside a Lappish tepee 'Kota' is an unforgettable experience! An open fire burning in the center adds to the wonderful atmosphere. Swimming or ice swimming in a refreshing pond will make you feel rejuvenated and ready for new challenges! The sauna takes about 15 bathers at a time. There's also a dining possibility after the sauna in the Safarihouse by the fireplace.

Finnish Lakeside Sauna Experience in Nuuksio National Park

This all-inclusive sauna program takes you to a Finnish lakeside sauna in Nuuksio National Park, close to Helsinki. We warm up the sauna together and learn what sauna means to Finns. The sauna is reserved for our group only. Before bathing in the sauna we have time for activities in the nature. How about a forest walk or rowing with a boat on the clean waters of the natural lake. In winter it’s time for snow shoeing in snowy forests or on the ice of the lake. Or we can just sit by the lake and enjoy the beauty of the nature and the silence. A good Finnish meal concludes the day.

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.

City Sauna Tour

Sauna is in many ways the base of life and society in Finland. We have 3 million saunas for 5 million people. On this tour you will learn about different kinds of saunas and visit a public city sauna for a real bathing experience! The tour can be conducted by public transport, by bicycle or with Nordic walking sticks. Let us know which method of transport you would prefer or inquire what we have available for the time when you would like to participate on the tour. The best part of the tour is of course a real bathing visit to one of the city saunas in bohemian Kallio neighborhood!

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.

Sauna and Ice-Swimming in Helsinki

Experience urban nature & sauna in the heart of Helsinki. On Uunisaari island there are 2 saunas and a hot jacuzzi for rent. The sauna's are open for individual travellers on Sunday's. The café is open during the whole summer season and in the winter during the weekends.

Taste of Saimaa - Exclusive Lake Tour

During this tour you will experience some of the best parts of the Lakeland, sleep in a typical Finnish log villa and in the rustic Hotel Järvisydän. You will make an unforgettable boat trip across the lake in Linnansaari National Park and if you are lucky you get to spot one of the rare Saimaa Ringed Seals. To make this holiday even more relaxing you will be able to pamper yourself in a traditional Finnish sauna and in the new extraordinary Lake Spa. Local delicacies are served throughout the trip such as fresh fish directly from the lake, organic rye bread, local elk meat and berries.

Traditional Finnish Smoke Sauna Experience

There is nothing more Finnish than sauna. Experience traditional wood heated Smoke sauna and take a dip in the clean and clear water Lake Saimaa, fourth largest natural freshwater lake in Europe. Smoke sauna is traditionally heated up for 6 hours and therefore offers a gentle heat. Leave your everyday rush for a moment and let the time stand still just to enjoy the atmosphere. Throw water on the stove and let the steam refresh you! You will get sauna instructions on the spot.

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.

A Typical Day in Finland (6–7 hours)

Discover the old city of Porvoo, Finnish history and culture, and our silent Nature. After lunch in a very nice restaurant, you will walk along the river and in the empire part of the city. In the afternoon we visit nice spots with beautiful views. Then we depart to an island located 25 km south of Porvoo. We will prepare the sauna, relax, and live in the moment. Enjoy the solitude of your own beach. Later we will have a BBQ at the same location and spend the rest of the day in our little paradise before returning to Porvoo, where the day ends.

Sailing Trip to Rakinkotka Eco Island

The day starts at the old fishing harbor in Hamina's Tervasaari, where a professional skipper takes us along the beautiful archipelago route towards the idyllic fishing village of Rakinkotka. While on this relaxing sailing trip, you have a chance to taste some fish snacks with beverages. At Rakinkotka, you can enjoy a number of activities, including nature trails, fishings, bathing in a traditional or smoke sauna, and swimming in the clean sea. Our wild food dinner around the campfire includes alder-smoked salmon, island vegetables, and berries. Accommodation and cottages also available.

Sauna & Lake Experience – サウナ&湖体験

Sauna is an integral part of Finnish culture. Our Japanese-speaking guide takes you on a tour to a proper Finnish sauna, located by the lake and surrounded by forest. After taking your time to enjoy the sauna – and maybe a swim in the lake – you can sit down for a late lunch with our guide.

Purifying Smoke Sauna Experience

A smoke sauna or “savu-sauna” as the Finns call it – is a special type of sauna without a chimney. Heating up a smoke sauna takes several hours. Wood is burned in a particularly large stove and the smoke fills the room. When the sauna is hot enough, the fire is allowed to die and the smoke is ventilated out, leaving the embers to heat the sauna to the proper temperature, but giving a soft heat and the aroma of woodsmoke. The interior of the sauna is completely dark due to the smoke. Welcome to relax.

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.

The Only Public Sauna in Turku

True sauna culture has existed in Turku since 1927. A public sauna for both women and men is open on Fridays from 3 pm to 6 pm. The Forum Sauna has two saunas as well as washing and changing rooms with facilities for about 20 people on each side. The changing rooms have lockers. Reservations are not necessary, and there is no restriction on duration. Other services include towel rental, refreshments, sauna and washing products as well as therapy products, all for sale. Services on request: traditional washer, cupping, mud treatments, hirudin therapy, and infrared sauna.

Archipelago Experience in Helsinki

Helsinki has a magnificent seaside setting, although many visitors miss experiencing the beauty of its archipelago. Our package includes visits to 3 local islands: Vallisaari, which was just opened to the public in 2016, Suomenlinna, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a wonderful dinner on a tiny island overlooking the city. In addition, guests can experience the new-for-2016 Allas Sea Pools & Sauna, with its spectacular location beside the sea.