Read more about our new two night cottage program: Finnish Lakeside Cottage Retreat
Experience Finnish nature in our all inclusive overnight program in a cottage by the lake. Explore Nuuksio National Park with a private guide, experience sauna by the lake and then enjoy meal by the fire. Get relaxed in the silence of the nature and have a empowering sleep in a cottage middle of the nature. You can choose accommodation from our luxury dead-wood villas to traditional cosy hand-carved cabins.
The program in brief
- Overnight program in a cottage by Nuuksio National Park
- Nature walk, sauna and swimming, meals
- Return transportation from Helsinki Metropolitan Area
- Program duration: 21 hours, group size 1-10 persons
- The price depends on group size and cottage type, starting from 210 € see options below
In the beginning of the program we pick your group up from your hotel in Helsinki Metropolitan area or from Helsinki Airport. You will arrive to your cottage in an hour and have a welcoming drink. Your private guide will bring you to the woods of National Park for a forest walking trip. During foraging season (June-October) we can pick and taste berries, mushrooms and wild herbs from the clean nature.
After the nature trip you have a relaxing sauna and a refreshing swim in a lake, wintertime you can even try ice-swimming. You will have a delicious salmon menu prepared by the fire by your private cook. In the morning you are server a Finnish breakfast with Karelian pies and wild forest blueberries. You will get back to your hotel or the airport before the noon, relaxed and empowered.
14.00 Pickup from your hotel in Helsinki or Helsinki-Vantaa Airport
15.00 Arrival at Nuuksio, welcoming drink
15.30 Forest walking trip in Nuuksio National Park
17.00 Bathing in cottage sauna, swimming in the lake
19.00 Dinner; Smoked salmon menu, dessert with Finnish forest berries, coffee and tea
21.00 Possibility to enjoy nature by the lake
Overnight in the cottage
08.00 Possibility to a morning swim in the lake
10.00 Departure from the cottage
11.00 Arrival at Helsinki / the airport
The program above is a sample program. Due to the weather conditions and other circumstances minor changes to the program are possible.
The program includes
- Transfer from and to Helsinki or Helsinki-Vantaa airport
- A guided forest walk
- Sauna and swimming in the lake, towel and shampoo
- Welcoming drink, coffee/tee and snack, salmon menu and breakfast
- Accommodation in a double room in a cottage, bedclothes included
Please take outdoor clothing depending on the weather. Take shoes that are good for walking on forest paths and sandy roads.
Feel The Nature Treks (Netgalleria Oy ) is a package holiday company registered by The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority (FCCA) http://www.kkv.fi/en/ and it has lodged security against advance payments for travel. This tour is a package defined in Finnish Package Travel Act.
This program can be organized on following cottages. Check availability, price and make reservation below:
- Luxurious dead wood cottages Villa Taavetti and Villa Maria by Kaitlampi Lake, up to 10 persons
- Attractive Villa Paratiisi by Poikkipuoliainen Lake, up to 10 persons
- Traditional hand-carved cottages Villa Eino and Villa Anna by Kaitlampi Lake, up to 7 persons
Finnish Cottage Experience at Villas Taavetti and Maria
Below you can book cottage experience at Hawkhill Villas by Nuuksio National Park. Villas are top-of-the-line hand carved deadwood cottages. Villa Maria accommodates 4 persons in 2 double rooms and Villa Taavetti 6 persons. For groups of 7 – 10 persons both cottages, only 100 m from each other, are reserved for your group. There is enough space for whole group (10 persons) in both cottages to get together for meal and evening. More detailed info of the cottages see Villa Taavetti and Villa Maria.
Finnish Cottage Experience at Villa Paratiisi
Villa Paratiisi (Paradise) is located deep in the forest overlooking the beautiful lake. There is room for a accommodation up to 10 people in 4 different rooms – the villa plus 2 separate buildings just beside the villa. There is a wood-heated sauna, outdoor kitchen and a campfire-place by the lake. We have also canoes and kayaks, wintertime snowshoes and kick sleds.
Finnish Cottage Experience at Villa Armas and Villa Eino
Villa Anna and VIlla Eino are hand carved round log cabins located by a beautiful forest lake offering high standard accommodation all year round. They are ideal cottages for small families and couples who wish to relax away from it all. Villa Eino accommodates 4 persons in 2 double rooms and Villa Anna accommodates 3 person.