Vuoton Joutsen - Villa Wuotanka
- Property Name
- Villa Wuotanka
- Property ID
- 1484 USD Weekly
- Sub Location
- Oulu Ylikiiminki
Villa Wuotanka is situated by the lake in eco-tourism center, Vuoton Joutsen in silent village Ylivuotto to the east of Oulu town. Center has in addition variety choices of accommodation.
Villa is a combination of traditional and modern style (80 m2). A modern fully equipped kitchen and the possibility to cook with a wood heated stove oven or open fire are in use. It is also possible to order traditional or unique wild meals and breakfast that are based on local primary ingredients, at a nearby restaurant. Household water comes directly from the nearby spring water source. Strait from the Villa Wuotanka your privilege is to swim in natural water or observe rare birds of prey as well as northern lights and starry northern sky or photograph them. Fishing and rowing are too easy way to relax.
Facilities: Open well equipped kitchen is in connection the living room (extra bed for 2 person), 2 bedrooms for 4 persons, a loft for min 4 extra beds, 2 toilets, sauna and a bathroom. On large outdoor terrace there is a Bath tube for 5 persons. Free use of rowing-boat and in winter time kick-sleds and cross-country skis.
Available for extra charge: Fishing permits, Canoe and kayak rental with equipment, transport and guidance, boat rental to other lakes. In reception summer cafe-restaurant/-kiosk and info 1.6.-30.8. Traditional Finnish continuous wood heated saunas for individual use or smoke sauna. The car rental arrangement is possible. Final cleaning pre-agreed if visitor don’t want do it.
Summer café/kiosk, campsite for dozen electricity points for caravans are available between June and September. All year round there are two apartments (12+2 persons) by the lake and a traditional old farm house Lammin Pirtti for10+4 person by the rapid river Kiiminkijoki. Highly ecologically and socially sustainable practices in all services are used since company founding in 1992. The company continues to look after traditional landscapes and make use of wild plants, and it also provides instruction on the subject. Wild natural produce is widely used for nutrition, spice, medicinal purposes and relaxation. Peacefulness and a slow way of life, natural springs in the vicinity and diverse bodies of water continue offer a range of experiences for our guests. Our activities themed around the environment, culture and well-being are available as ready-made packages or tailored to your preferences. Simplest way to refund or to charge batteries is no to do anything. Breathe in the fresh northern and clean air, listen to the nature own silence and your inner guidance could be the most empowering way to recover.
What else to do: Reindeer Farm visit or free river Kiiminkijoki canoeing/kayaking tour or white-water rafting are available by prior arrangement, or you can complete a cycling or walking tour through forest villages. We rent canoes/kayaks, bikes and other trekking equipment and borrow trekking maps. Exercise days on mushroom, wild herb or berry picking, identification and processing them.
For recreation and relaxing are herbal or coniferous bath experience available. Sound bath or Forest bath program can be arranged for groups.
Get familiar with ecological Finnish culture Cooking skills:Cooking outdoors by open fire or using over 100-year old baking oven and manual skills for example by making flat cheese or by baking rye bread, flat bread and Karelian pies. We also welcome school groups of different ages for nature themed camps.
Directions: Public transport from where visitors can be collected Airport Oulu 70 km , Railway station: Utajärvi 35 km and Oulu 60 km. Bus: Ylikiiminki 25 km
Motorists/cyclists: From Oulu, follow the road to Kuusamo for some 10 km, turn right at the signpost that points to Ylikiiminki at 27 kms. At Ylikiiiminki, turn right at the signpost that says Puolanka 88. Stay on this road for 24 km.