Finnish forest HAPPINESS

695 € / 3 nights

What makes Finland so grand? Finns enjoy most simple things like pure water, clean air and being in the woods. Get a bath in Finnish happiness at Metsä Kolo resort as a private guest, in the middle of private wilderness. Sleep in a traditional log cabin at the lake, feel good and relax in a unique private sauna. Your host will guide you how to enjoy the simple mökki-life with all your senses. Experience one night outdoors by sleeping in a Tentsile tree tent. Our qualified guide takes you for walks and canoeing to the hidden nature.


The package includes:

3 nights in a traditional Finnish log cabin or in a room

  • optional: one night in a Tentsile outdoors


3 evening sauna experiences - including an introduction to how we Finns do it, traditionally

1 breakfast served at the lake (if the weather is ok)

1 dinner at the bonfire (if it's allowed)

1 guided tour in the forest and to the swamp: what is Finnish wilderness all about?

1 guided tour in "the deep happiness of a Finn" - by feet or canoe

1 day canoeing - after a short introduction you can enjoy the day at water

Cleaning fee included.

At an additional fee you can book your own program, food package etc.


Metsä Kolo is a private and absolutely sustainable hideaway just 1,5 hrs from Rovaniemi. The core values of the wilderness resort are an easy-going and ecological lifestyle, slow travel as well as locality.

The "Forest Nest" consists of typical Finnish log cabins, the main house with few rooms at a lake in the middle of a private wilderness. Metsä Kolo offers luxury added to a very rustic and ecological Finnish cabin experience. All three log cabins are equipped with high-quality beds and textiles from natural materials, as well as nice kitchen utensils, and fresh water is fetched from an own well.

At the Metsä Kolo dining table locally produced ingredients as well as organic food are served and a responsibly managed forest property offsets the travel emissions of guests. The electricity used in Metsä Kolo is renewable energy.


EUR 695, 00 per person

minimum 2 persons / booking

Book "on request" - you will get a confirmation from us per e-mail.


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Finnish forest HAPPINESS

695 € / 3 nights

Get a bath in Finnish happiness at Metsä Kolo resort as a private guest, in the middle of private wilderness.

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Excursion to Lake Simojärvi

75 € / 4 hours

This trip can be fishing trip or a boating trip with a picnic.  

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Guided tour

from 120 € / 2 hours

Join a local guide with qualification in nature-based services (wild herbs, mushroom, berries) in a guided nature excursion (2-3 hours).

We prefer high-quality and ecological domestic alternatives in our materials

Finnish design beds

We want to pamper our guests with luxurious nighttime sleep, so we have chosen Hilja beds by the Finnish family business MATRI. The beds have been handmade in their own factory using 100% natural materials. MATRI also has material safety at heart, which is why all of their products use only environmentally friendly, certified materials produced in Europe. This ensures an exceptionally clean, breathable and safe sleeping environment.

Horsehair futons

We want to pamper our guests with soothing sleep. The futon mattress gives the body proper support so that the muscles do not have to tense while sleeping. The perfectly breathable mattress is made only of pure natural materials. With horsehair, a very durable and airy layer can be created in the futon, which brings a little surface softness together with the layers of organic cotton and wool. The futons are handmade in Pori by the same family business where the ecological blankets and pillows we have chosen also come from.

Duvets and pillows

We want to pamper our guests with natural Finnish products. Duvets and pillows of Finnsheep wool are an ecological choice, as they biodegrade in soil. Wool is inherently fireproof so it does not require the addition of fire protection chemicals and is also otherwise a chemical-free product. The bedding does not make you sweat even in hot weather as it efficiently evaporates the moisture it absorbs and stays comfortably warm in the cold and damp. Our impressive bedding is handmade in Finland by the company called Porin Villa ja Peite, using surplus raw materials produced nearby.

Duvet covers and pillowcases

We want to pamper our guests with soft linen sheets. Jesus linen sheets are made to last, experience and see a lot, even for generations. The material of linen is beautiful, durable and environmentally friendly natural fiber. Linen is heavy, smooth and stiffer. Breathable linen retains its coolness when hot and warms even in cooler places.
The comfort and softness of the fabric only increase with washing. Finlayson wanted to make the most durable sheets in the world, for which they took the model of the Turin shroud that has survived to this day.


We want to pamper our guests with the best towels. The weaving at Lapuan Kankurit, the manufacturer of our towels, is of Nordic design, inspired by Finland's pure and rugged nature. The fourth generation family business weaves responsibly, while respecting the environment. Only natural raw materials such as linen and wool are used. High-quality textiles last for decades when properly cared for.