Happiest country in the world offers new destination experiences
Finland, long known as the happiest country in the world, now offers new destination experiences to help welcome travelers with greater safety, privacy and sublime outdoor experiences.
Newly opened on June 1, Barö Archipelago Hotel is located in Inkoo, Finland, just an hour from Helsinki. The boutique hotel offers twenty rooms with panoramic views, a private sauna and a hot tub. It offers contactless check-in, check-out, activities and food orders.
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The Kuru Private Resort in Saimaa, Finland will be the region’s first adults-only resort. Open in August, it is located on Lake Saimaa and offers its guests a deeper connection with nature without the modern distractions like TV or Wi-Fi. The retreat will offer ice fishing, ice swimming excursions. , hiking and seal watching.
Haltia Lake Lodge in Nuuksio National Park in Helsinki will open this summer. It is committed to sustainability and has banned plastics from the resort, runs entirely on renewable energy and is committed to tackling carbon negativity by 2023. It will offer unique experiences like a kayaking excursion, an expert-led bird watching trip or a snowstorm survival simulation.
Off the coast of Helsinki lies Majamaja, a haven for coastal nature lovers that is off-grid. Featuring a modern Scandinavian design, the simple cottage will be available for stays starting July 1.
Located in Pyhä, Lapland, Sunday Morning Resort is a peaceful lakeside resort, close to the ski lodge and the region’s national park. The resort is carbon neutral and is surrounded by six acres of forest. Electric snowmobile tours and electric fat bike tours are just two of the carbon neutral activities that guests can enjoy.
The second resort in Lapland is located near Rovaniemi, called Ollero Eco Lodge. Nestled by the Ounasjoki River, the lodge offers a main chalet, sleeping cabin and a glass igloo to enjoy. Crafted with local flair but designed to be eco-friendly, the lodge offers plenty of year-round activities and spectacular views of the Northern Lights.
Finally, Lake Hotel Lehmonkärki, located in Asikkala, invites its guests to enjoy hot spring baths and adult-only accommodation in the form of mirror houses. The hotel also has a private beach, as well as access to skiing and hiking experiences.
“Visit Finland looks forward to welcoming travelers to the happiest country in the world. We can’t wait for you to explore our forests and lakes, sea and towns, saunas and cabins to find your happiness and calm. Our destinations do everything possible to make your experience with us safe, healthy and comfortable. We do not yet know exactly when we will be able to welcome you, but we hope it will not be too long. See you soon! ”Says Kristiina Hietasaari, Head of Visit Finland.
For more information, please visit Visit Finland.