Relaxing archipelago – Spa experience in the city and on the country side
Our package is pampering the guests in a newly renovated, comfortable spa hotel, offering history and exciting stories in the oldest city of Finland, Turku, and bringing the visitors in the middle of the nature, in the Finnish archipelago. In the clean environment we can feel the silence, learn about old traditions and relax in the real Finnish smoke sauna. The local wild food is an important part of the life in the old fishing village.
This product is available all year round and can be offered for single visitors as well as for groups.
Spa Hotel Holiday Club Caribia in Turku welcomes the guests
The hotel spa with great swimming pools and palm trees brings everyone in holiday mood – even if it is raining or snowing outside
Near by the hotel, the idyllic old city of Turku invites for relaxing walks. Small cafes and restaurants are located on the riverside, the great architecture and the old ships on the river give the special atmosphere to this historical city
After a good nights’ sleep the big breakfast buffet is waiting – take your time, don’t hurry
At 11.00: departure to Herrankukkaro, an old fishing village located on an island, in the heart of the archipelago. Around 11.45: the private transfer arrives in Herrankukkaro, welcome drink and introduction of the village by the host
At 12.30: the traditional archipelago lunch will be served – of course with the homemade bread and local ingredients
At 13.00: nature experience according the season: boat trip or hiking tour or snow sledge excursion on the frozen sea. Warm clothes and boots are available. If someone just wants to enjoy the silence, it is possible to do so, on the jetty or on the beach, in front of the bon fire.
At 14.00: the host will tell the story of the Finnish sauna. The different smoke saunas of the village can be visited and coffee is served. Then it is time to test the real, original smoke sauna. In the winter the brave ones can swim in the ice hole. The less brave ones just enjoy themselves in the hot water tubs, in the open air spa. Masks are made of the local herbs and the visitors can try them. All towels, shampoos and soaps will be available.
If someone does not want to go to sauna, fishing is possible on the jetty or – in winter time – on the ice, to learn to know the traditional Finnish ice fishing.
At 16.00: after the sauna the guests can prepare their own meals on the open fire. The host will show how to put together delicious fish packages, with the local vegetables, mushrooms and berries.
After the meal, the transfer car will take the guests back to the Holiday Club Caribia. From there, it is easy to continue to other destinations. It is also possible to book a second night at Holiday Club.
The price for Sunday / Monday package (one night): EUR 117,50 per person including the mentioned transfers, program and meals
(Accommodation at Holiday Club Caribia in shared double room, single rooms available at extra cost)
Participants: min 1 person / max 60 persons
Valid: every Sunday / Monday, all year round – extra nights at Holiday Club Caribia are possible on request
For groups (min 8 persons), individual proposals are available also on other weekdays