Holiday in a luxury hotel in Finland with Small Luxury Hotels of the World to experience the midnight sun and the Northern Lights. During your stay in this icy paradise, you’ll discover 400,000 lakes and islands and travel by reindeer driven sleigh.
Luxury city breaks in Finland
Finland’s grand capital, Helsinki, is surrounded by sea and an archipelago of beach-lined islands. A Tsarist past is echoed in onion-domed Uspenski Cathedral. Its sweeping avenues and classical façades are lined with friezes depicting Russian aristocracy. Design District Helsinki is full of high-end fashion boutiques and concept stores. Look out for pieces by Finnish creative Alvar Aalto and constructivist master, Timo Sarpaneva.
Luxury retreats in Finland
Fairytale Savonlinna is set in the heart of the Saimaa lake region. Enjoy world class opera and ballet spectaculars at medieval Olavinlinna Castle and spot rare Saimaa ringed seal on the waters of the lake. From your luxury yacht on the Baltic Sea, you can admire the magnificent medieval castle at Turku. Koli National Park is home to Siberian flying squirrel and three-toed woodpecker.
Luxury Arctic escapes in Finland
At Lapland’s winter sports resort of Saariselka, guided snowmobile excursions or husky safaris are truly exhilarating. Snuggle up for an enchanting sleigh ride pulled by reindeer. Between November and March you’ll marvel at the aurora borealis or Northern Lights. Kemi’s Snow Castle is an annual installation where diners can eat at tables hewn from virgin ice. Walk on frozen waters in of the Gulf of Bothnia or test your mettle braving icy plunge pools.
Enjoy your stay at a luxury hotel in Finland with Small Luxury Hotels of the World to prove your prowess at ice-fishing and recharge with anti-ageing spa treatments. Sip premium vodka at a panoramic lounge bar whilst watching the fiery sunset.