At the Karkausmäki laavu, lean-to, you can enjoy the evening sun and the greenery of nature.
The laavu can accommodate a small dome tent or you can stay overnight with your own sleeping pad and sleeping bag.
A mosquito net inside the lodge will keep the little friends away.
The campsite overlooks the small lake Karkausjärvi.
You can also book the laavu for one person.
The overnight rental includes firewood, kitchen in the main building with equipment and utensils, toilet and shower facilities and an outdoor toilet in the sauna building. A water point can also be found in the sauna changing room.
Please be prepared with adequate clothing for the weather. The laavu has a wooden floor.
Pets are allowed in the laavu as long as you keep your pet tied up. Also, please do not bring your pet inside the main building.
For an extra charge, you can book evening meals and breakfast, which will be delivered to the main building fridge for you to collect or, if you wish, to enjoy indoors.
The evening meal (15€/person) includes a chicken/fish filled roll with a savoury pie and a fresh salad.
Breakfast items (€12/person) include dark and light bread, spread, cold cuts, cheese, lettuce, cucumber, tomato, boiled eggs, yoghurt, fresh juice and coffee or tea.
Also available at an additional cost is sauna & hot tub and herbal footbaths and peat products. Sauna ready-to-go 30€/h. Sauna and hot tub heated 150€.
Buy online or well in advance by phone or email.
Things to do during your stay!
Contact us for rental equipment!
Fatbikes for rent from 30e/3h, SUP-boats 40e/day and canoes from 30e/3h. 50e/person
Ask about rental equipment in advance so you don't miss out!
The neighbouring Karkausjärvi is a relaxing spot for finning.
There are also other nearby lakes within 3-5 km of the accommodation.
Lake Valkeisjärvi is particularly beautiful with clear water and a 5.6 km ring trail around it.
The lake is spring-based and the other half is almost entirely sandy.
The Valkeisjärvi loop is part of the Deer Trail hiking trail.
The distance from Karkausmäki to Valkeisjärvi is 5 km.
Arrival from 15.00 and check-in by 12.00 or by arrangement on the day of departure. We will send separate instructions by e-mail no later than the day before arrival.
Accommodation can be purchased from April to October.
Weather warning and no campfires during forest fire warnings.
Cancellation is free of charge until 12 noon on the day before arrival, after that time the full price will be charged.
In case of cancellation due to weather conditions, it is possible to reschedule or, if possible, change to a room.
Welcome to enjoy the summer in Karkausmäki!