Activities


There is plenty to see and experience in the Herttua hotel!

At Herttua Hotel and Spa, nestled amidst the pristine beauty of nature and the clearest lakes, guests are treated to a plethora of exciting activities to make their stay truly unforgettable. For nature enthusiasts, biking and hiking trails await, leading adventurers through scenic landscapes and providing opportunities to connect with the great outdoors. The crystal-clear lake beckons guests to take a refreshing swim, or for a more leisurely experience, kayaking and using SUP boards allow for gentle exploration of the serene waters. For those seeking some friendly competition, the hotel offers a beach volleyball court, where guests can engage in thrilling matches while enjoying the lakeside views. Staying active is a breeze with the fully-equipped gym, catering to fitness enthusiasts. And for a more laid-back experience, paddle boats are available for rent, allowing guests to leisurely paddle along the lake’s tranquil shores. With an abundance of activities at hand, Herttua Hotel and Spa promises an exhilarating and rejuvenating retreat for all who visit.

Saunas

Nestled within the serene ambiance of our spa, our hotel proudly offers an exquisite sauna experience designed to rejuvenate your mind and body. Step into a world of relaxation where the gentle warmth and tranquil atmosphere of our traditional sauna awaits to soothe your senses. For an authentic and unique experience, we invite you to indulge in our exclusive Smoke Sauna. This traditional Finnish sauna, with its rich, aromatic wood scents and gentle heat, offers a deeply therapeutic and rustic escape. The smoke sauna can be privately booked, providing an intimate and bespoke wellness journey tailored just for you.

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Swimming pools

Immerse yourself in the luxurious tranquility of our hotel’s swimming pool, a serene oasis designed for your ultimate relaxation and enjoyment. Our pool area offers a peaceful retreat from the bustle of daily life. Whether you’re looking to swim leisurely laps in the morning sun or simply wish to lounge by the water with a good book, our pool provides the perfect setting. Our pool is not just a place to swim; it’s a destination for relaxation and rejuvenation. With comfortable loungers and a refreshing ambiance, it’s the ideal spot for unwinding, and savoring quiet moments.

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Gym

Welcome to our breathtaking gym with floor-to-ceiling windows that offer an unparalleled view of the serene lake and surrounding nature. As you work out amidst the state-of-the-art equipment, you’ll be captivated by the ever-changing beauty of the landscape, from the shimmering waters of the lake to the lush greenery that stretches as far as the eye can see. The natural light streaming in fills the space with an energizing ambiance, inspiring you to push your limits and connect with the tranquil world beyond the glass. Our gym is not just a place to exercise; it’s an immersive experience that rejuvenates both your body and spirit, making every workout a moment to cherish.

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Fishing

Discover the serene beauty of fishing near our hotel, a haven for both avid anglers and those seeking a tranquil escape into nature. In the warmth of summer, our nearby rivers and lakes become a picturesque fishing paradise. Whether you’re an experienced fisherman or trying this timeless activity for the first time, the gentle ripples of the water and the lush surroundings provide a perfect backdrop.

Our concierge team is on hand to assist with equipment rentals and to guide you to the best local fishing spots, ensuring a delightful experience surrounded by stunning natural beauty. As the landscape transforms into a winter wonderland, the excitement of ice fishing awaits. Just a short distance from the hotel, the frozen lakes offer a unique and exhilarating experience. Wrapped in the quiet of a snowy setting, you can enjoy the thrill of ice fishing, a popular local tradition. We provide all the necessary gear and expert guidance to ensure a safe and memorable adventure.

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Kayaking

Paddle your way to an unforgettable experience in the crystal-clear waters of Puruvesi, located just a stone’s throw away from our hotel. Kayaking in Puruvesi offers a unique opportunity to connect with nature’s untouched beauty. Glide across the tranquil waters and explore the serene landscapes that surround this pristine lake. Whether you’re a seasoned paddler or a beginner eager to try something new, kayaking in Puruvesi is an accessible and rewarding adventure for all.

Our hotel provides everything you need for your kayaking journey, including high-quality kayaks, safety gear, and expert tips on the best routes to explore. Immerse yourself in the peaceful rhythm of paddling as you navigate through the gentle waves, admiring the stunning vistas of the Finnish countryside. With its rich biodiversity and tranquil waters, Puruvesi is not just a kayaking destination; it’s a sanctuary where you can unwind, recharge, and create lasting memories surrounded by nature’s splendor.

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Hiking

Step into a world of natural wonder with our accessible hiking trails, a delightful journey right at our hotel’s doorstep. Our trails weave through enchanting forests and meadows, offering a unique opportunity to connect with nature and discover the bountiful gifts of the earth. As you wander through these serene paths, you’ll find an abundance of wild berries and mushrooms, a testament to the lush, unspoiled environment that surrounds our retreat.

We also offer guided hiking experience. Guided 2-hour walking or hiking trips in the nearby countryside €59/person, including campfire lunches.

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Volleyball

Elevate your holiday excitement with a game of beach volleyball at our hotel’s dedicated courts. Located amidst scenic surroundings, our volleyball area is a hub of energy and fun, perfect for guests looking to add a sporty zest to their stay. Whether you are a seasoned player or new to the game, the sandy courts provide a fantastic way to engage in some friendly competition while soaking up the sun.

Our beach volleyball facility is designed for both casual play and more spirited matches. Gather your friends or family for a game, or join other guests for a chance to make new connections. The courts are well-maintained and equipped with all necessary gear, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable experience.

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Beach

Experience the serene beauty of Puruvesi Beach, a pristine stretch of sand and crystal-clear waters right next to our hotel. This idyllic beach is more than just a picturesque setting; it’s a peaceful sanctuary where you can unwind, recharge, and connect with nature. The gentle lapping of the waves and the soft, golden sands create a tranquil atmosphere that soothes the soul and invigorates the senses. Puruvesi Beach offers a range of activities to suit every preference. Lounge under the sun and soak in the stunning lakeside views, or indulge in water sports for an adrenaline rush. The beach’s clear waters are ideal for swimming, paddle boarding, or simply wading in the shallow edges. For those who prefer leisurely activities, the beach is perfect for scenic walks, building sandcastles, or enjoying a picnic with a backdrop of breathtaking natural beauty. With its serene environment and easy access from our hotel, Puruvesi Beach is a haven for relaxation and enjoyment, offering an escape into a world of calm and beauty.

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Boat rental

Ready for some fun on the water? Our hotel offers a variety of boats for rent, making it easy for you to enjoy the lake at your own pace. Whether you’re a seasoned boater or just looking to try something new, we’ve got you covered with options ranging from simple rowboats to motorboats. Each rental comes with all the gear you need and easy-to-follow instructions to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable time on the water.

Rental of rowing boats €5/hour. Motorboat rental €15/hour.

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For children

Our hotel is a paradise for our younger guests, offering a variety of fun and engaging activities designed just for children. From outdoor adventures in our secure play area to creative workshops and games, there’s something to keep every child entertained and happy. Plus, our experienced and friendly staff are always on hand to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all children.

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Nature trails

Embrace the beauty of the great outdoors on our picturesque nature trails, a perfect escape for guests who love to explore. These trails wind through stunning landscapes, offering a peaceful and immersive nature experience. Whether you’re up for a gentle stroll or a more vigorous hike, our trails cater to all levels of fitness and interest. It’s a wonderful opportunity to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of daily life and reconnect with the natural world. Well-marked and maintained for safety, these trails are a serene way to experience the beauty that surrounds our hotel.

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Golf

Golf enthusiasts will find a delightful experience at our hotel, with access to beautifully maintained golf courses nearby. Whether you’re a seasoned golfer or a beginner, the courses offer a challenging yet enjoyable experience amidst stunning landscapes. The fairways and greens are designed to blend seamlessly with the natural surroundings, providing a tranquil backdrop for your game.

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With a pet

At our hotel, we understand that pets are part of the family, and we’re delighted to welcome your furry friends. Our pet-friendly policy ensures that you and your pet can enjoy your stay together. The surrounding area is perfect for taking your pet on scenic walks or hikes, with plenty of open spaces for them to explore and play. Our staff is also on hand to recommend pet-friendly activities and places to visit nearby, ensuring that your faithful companion enjoys the vacation just as much as you do.

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Cycling

Get ready to explore the scenic beauty of our surroundings on a bicycle! Our hotel offers bike rentals for guests who want to enjoy the great outdoors, whether through the lush nature trails or on a leisurely ride to the nearby town of Savonlinna. Cycling is a wonderful way to experience the local landscape, breathe in the fresh air, and perhaps stop for a picnic along the way. The route to Savonlinna is especially charming, offering a blend of natural beauty and glimpses of local life. It’s a perfect activity for families, couples, or solo travelers looking to add a bit of adventure and exercise to their stay.

Bicycles are free of charge for hotel residents.

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SUP boarding

Experience the joy and tranquility of stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) with our easy and accessible SUP board rentals. Perfect for both beginners and experienced paddlers, our SUP boards offer a unique way to explore the calm waters of the lake at your own rhythm. Glide over the water’s surface, enjoy the scenic views, and get a gentle workout, all at once. Our friendly staff will provide you with all the necessary equipment and some quick tips to get you started on your paddleboarding adventure.

SUP board rental €10/hour or €40/day.

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Activities for groups

Join in the fun with our group-based competitive activities, priced at just €25 per person. These competitions are designed to challenge both your precision and wit, featuring a series of five different sports. It’s a perfect way to bond with friends, family, or colleagues over some friendly competition. The entire experience lasts about 2 hours, offering a mix of excitement and skillful challenges that are sure to make your group outing memorable and enjoyable.

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