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Discover a world of extraordinary accommodation options in Finland, where modern wooden cabins, brand-new glass huts, and luxurious resorts await. Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of Finland's natural landscapes through the exquisite materials and stunning locations of these unique accommodations. With a surge of new hotels, resorts, and cabins opening up across the country, we have carefully curated a list of the coolest and most recently opened ones. Immerse yourself in the enchanting Finnish nature and uncover your inner happiness at these remarkable destinations.
10 new off the beaten path destinations in Finland
1. Hilltop Forest – Inkoo, Helsinki region
2. The Torby – Fiskars village, Helsinki region
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A fresh take on mini-vacations and corporate retreats. Hilltop Forest brings the best from the city into nature. Spectacular spaces, fresh food, warm service. A casual atmosphere with every detail considered and each Hideaway cabin hidden from each other, Visitors can breathe out. Enjoy peace and quiet while they take care of everything else.
3. Hotel Vihannonkulma – Loimaa, Coast and Archipelago
Nestled in the picturesque Fiskars Village. Opened in June 2023, the Torby Hotel, a 24-room hotel, is the perfect haven for travelers in search of tranquility and inspiration.
Treat yourself to a wonderful meal in the restaurants of the ironworks area, visit art exhibitions in the area, participate in handicraft workshops, relax in our sauna and lounge bar.
Hotel Vihannonkulma is a one-of-a-kind experience in Southwest Finland, city of Loimaa, which is known as a lively small countryside town. The beautiful building that has been sleeping in the city center for almost 30 years and used to be a private home for businessman Olli Vihanto and Vihanto Oy carshop has now come to life.
Hotel Vihannonkulma has 9 unique rooms with three different themes: Classic, Nordic and Retro. The finished spaces offer plenty of delicious eye-catchers for those enthusiastic about 1950’s décor.
Happiness - is in their nature
Looking for meaningful, profound experiences? Finland is a wonderful place to find them. Abundant access to green spaces means nature is never far away – even in major cities. One of the world’s safest, most sustainably-minded destinations, Finland has plenty to offer the mindful traveler.
4. Kanava Resort – Oravi, Lakeland
Situated on a narrow headland surrounded by Lake Saimaa, Kanava Resort is a haven for adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers. The resort harmoniously blends contemporary design with the natural beauty of the surroundings. The buildings, constructed using sustainable materials, seamlessly integrate into the landscape, providing an immersive experience for guests. The resort offers a range of activities throughout the year. In winter, embark on a snowmobile ride or glide down the slopes on a pair of skis. During summer, hop into a canoe, grab the oars, and glide through the waters. Don't miss the most popular Lakeland adventure: spotting ringed seals with a knowledgeable guide. Kanava Resort is just a short drive away from the national parks Linnansaari and Kolovesi. While in the area, make sure to visit the historical landmark Olavinlinna Castle and the iconic Punkaharju Ridge.
5. PihlasResort – Joroinen, Lakeland
Located on the shores of Finland's largest lake, Lake Saimaa, PihlasResort is the ultimate destination for indulging in luxury. The brand new suites, opening in summer 2023, are equipped with a kitchen, a private sauna, and a terrace overlooking a private garden. Relax by the lake, unwind in the jacuzzi, or experience the rejuvenating power of an authentic Finnish sauna – relaxation is guaranteed. During your visit, dine at the resort's own restaurant, Siimes, or savor a unique tea menu at the nearby TeaHouse of Wehmais.
6. Villipeura’s Niliaitta – Kivijärvi, Lakeland
At Villipeura's holiday village in Kivijärvi, located less than two hours north of Jyväskylä in central Lakeland, unique birdhouse-like cabins are elevated on pillars amidst a charming Finnish forest. These extraordinary holiday cottages draw inspiration from traditional food storage sheds that were historically built on wooden pillars to protect food from animals. In the holiday village area, you have access to a range of activities, including tennis, frisbee golf, and fishing. Nature trails in the national parks Salamajärvi and Pyhä Häkki are just around the corner.
7. Glass huts in Skyfire Village – Rovaniemi, Lapland
At Skyfire Village in Rovaniemi, you may need to pinch yourself to believe the view: the panoramic windows in the glass huts allow you to gaze at the northern lights in autumn and winter, or the midnight sun in the summer, directly from your bed. Skyfire Village is located in a secluded area with no light pollution, making it even easier to witness the auroras. The village's own restaurant, Sky Hut Restaurant & Bar, offers customized menus by a professional chef using local ingredients.
8. Kurula’s – Pyhätunturi, Lapland
Kurula’s in Lapland's pristine Pyhä region is the perfect vacation getaway for those seeking a blend of peaceful relaxation and outdoor activities. In summer, embark on a hike in Finland's oldest national park, Pyhä-Luosto, or ascend the fell with a ski lift to admire the breathtaking views. In winter, embark on a husky or reindeer safari and chase the northern lights. The private lakeside sauna in the suite is the perfect way to end a day filled with adventures. Kurula is located near the popular outdoor and skiing resort of Pyhä.
9. Arctra – Rovaniemi, Lapland
At Arctra's private luxury resort near Rovaniemi in Lapland, you can indulge in a glamorous vacation atop the mighty hill of Ollerovaara, with unrivaled views of the Arctic nature. Explore the landscape on foot, skis, or a husky sled. A private 20-hectare wilderness area ensures that you are unlikely to encounter another soul. Cozy up in your stylish suite or relax in the spa area. Arctra is just a 15-minute drive from Rovaniemi airport. The resort serves as an excellent home base to explore Rovaniemi and the surrounding wilderness.
10. Cahkal Hotel – Kilpisjärvi, Lapland
Located 400 kilometers above the Arctic Circle in the northwestern-most point of Finland, in the truly unique Nordic wilderness. Cahkal is an ideal destination for adventurous travelers seeking breathtaking views – all the hotel rooms offer exquisite mountain vistas. Embark on an expedition with a local guide to explore the Arctic landscape and even venture into Norway to witness the fjords and the Arctic Ocean. Unwind in the hotel's sauna after a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Cahkal's heating system operates on sustainable geothermal heating, and solar panels provide visitors with green electricity.
The Cahkal Hotel is located in Kilpisjärvi, one of the northernmost villages in Finnish Lapland. The backyard of the hotel opens up to an astonishing Arctic landscape of wilderness. The Cahkal River flows nearby, bringing pure water from the mountains down to the valley.
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