Lake kayaking holidays

Smoothe your mind and body in natural lakeside surroundings. Feel the enchantment of nature! Lake Luonteri is the westernmost part of Lake Saimaa. It has some of the cleanest water in South Savo. It is 15 km wide and about 20 km long. At its deepest point, on the northwest side of the Matkutsaari islands, the lake is 70 metres deep. The water is very clear and the surrounding wilderness is unspoilt. Ringed Saimaa seals have also made Lake Luonteri their home.


Day 1

Arrival to Anttolanhovi and check in Lakeside hotel. Enjoy the silence of the surrounding nature. After accommodation in Anttolanhovi there will be an opportunity to make a short walk at the surrounding area and enjoy the silence of the surrounding nature. You can relax in our sauna department and dinner with local specialties is served in our Lakeside restaurant.

Day 2

Breakfast buffet at the hotel restaurant.
After breakfast you will have a unforgettable kayaking trip with local nature guide called Ms.Tiina Leinonen. You will meet the guide at the reception of Anttolanhovi and follow the guide to the shores of Lake Luonteri in your own cars.( or taxi can be also arranged with extra suppelement) The drive from Anttolanhovi is about 10 minutes. The guide will go over safety and matters related to kayaking technique.
The route is about 13 km long and winds between skerries and islands in the well known nature-conservation waters, home to ringed Saimaa seals. Along the route, you will be able to admire the rugged archipelagos and large islands.
During the trip, you will enjoy a packed lunch and light a bonfire together. The waters of Lake Luonteri are an amateur kayaker’s paradise and an ideal place for people who enjoy the great outdoors. (kayak trip organizer

After your kayaking trip, you can relax in our sauna department and enjoy the dinner: fisherman´s catch on our Lakeside restaurant.

Day 3

Breakfast buffet at the hotel restaurant.
Check out and departure.

Destination Anttolanhovi
Duration 3 days / 2 nights
Available May-September 2017
Group size min. 2 persons
Accommodation Lakeside hotel or Hillside villas
Bookings Please send a booking and price request from here
Difficulty The trip is suitable for kayakers and nature explorers. Some prior kayaking experience or a kayaking course is recommended.
Service languages Finnish, English
Accommodation include

breakfast, daily use of gym, sport hall, sauna and swimming pools with specific hours, free use of Nordic walking poles, bicycles and outdoor games. We also hire rowing boats, canoes and fishing equipment.
Free WiFi.

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