When thinking about Finland the first thing that comes to your mind is perhaps its saunas and World Rally and Formula 1 champions. But Finland is more than this. It’s Lapland and Santa Claus, ice hockey and skiing, spectacularly beautiful forests and lakes, and coastline dotted with thousands of magnificent islands. But before discovering what this fantastic land of extremes has to offer, it’s well worth to decide where to stay in Finland. Accommodation in Finland is bountiful and ranges from camping sites and hostels to resorts and bungalows to hotels and cottages.

If you are visiting Finland with you family or friends, take advantage of very competitive rates by renting self-catering apartments, hostels, cottages and villas: Finland simply teems with them. Renting a lakeside cottage in Finland is one of the best ways to experience the Nordic summer and the Midnight sun. If it’s pampering you want Finland has no shortage of Wellness Centers and Spa Hotels that are staffed with doctors, nurses and health professionals and boast a wealth of services guaranteed to aid in the rejuvenation of your body, soul and mind alike.

The hotel standard is high in Finland and comes with the ultimate conveniences and top notching service. Most hotels boast a swimming pool, a sauna and even a spa. But do not forget that this kind of hotels will cost no less than 100 Euros per night. From major cities like Helsinki and Oulu to the most remote stretches of Nordic wilderness, all parts of Finland boast their own unique hotel accommodations.

Another way to make your trip interesting, especially during the summer months is to stay on the farm. There are several farms around Finland that offer accommodation equipped with modern facilities to take care of your needs.

But most of all and above all, the most exotic choice of available accommodation in Finland for Lapland visitors is to spend a night in a room or a cozy igloo made entirely of snow and ice.

Here the temperature is between 0°C and -5°C, however, you will be provided with warm and comfy sleeping bags. The best choice of this type of accommodation is the Kemi Snow Hotel, featuring a snow restaurant, where you can dine, as well as snow playground for children and snow chapel ideal for weddings.

Spa Hotel Rantasipi Eden

Whether for a business convention or family holiday, the luxurious Spa Hotel Rantasipi Eden is an ideal choice, offering splendid opportunities for relaxing and enjoying. Located 15 minutes from Tampere center close to Phyasarvi Lake, the hotel has 130 rooms with all the comforts to make your stay a pleasant experience. The newly renovated and expanded spa is where Finland’s longest waterslide is found, a magnificent tropical pool department some 1,500 square meters in size.

The hotel also houses its own restaurant serving a variety of dishes, a spa tub and fitness facility on site, as well as poolside bar, meeting/conference facilities and more. Wireless internet access is available for a surcharge. Keep in mind – it’s easy to let yourself be pampered at Eden.

No matter which kind of accommodation you’ll choose to stay in Finland, be sure to have a nice and awe-inspiring holidays.

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