ACCOMMODATION AND AREA INFORMATION
During our multi-day expeditions and courses, the most excellent way to spend your time and nights is out in the Finnish Archipelago Sea and with wild camping on islands. For self-guided trips, we also arrange cottage accommodation for one or many nights if you wish so. For your time before and after our activities, the area has a lot to offer in ways of accommodation for every taste and also other sights and activities. Here are some hints about where our guests often choose to sleep, and through the area tourism webpages more accommodation and things to see and experience while in the area.
Turku, the former capital of Finland, is situated by the sea, and offers a nice mixture of culture, food and events. Turku is our main base for sea and archipelago kayaking, and the Turku hotels, Turku airport and Turku railway station are some of the places we transport clients from when going further south into the Archipelago National Park for kayaking adventures.
VisitTurku +358 2 262 7444 www.visitturku.fi
CENTRO HOTEL TURKUCentro Hotel Turku is located in the city center on a peaceful inner yard, only three minutes from the central square. Our top pick if you want to stay in the inner city center and enjoy the city life combined with a peacful cozy acommodation.
+358 2 211 81 00 www.booking.com/hotel/fi/centro-turku.en-gb.html
SHIP HOSTEL BOREA (m/s BORE)The inexpensice ship hostel Borea on board s/s Bore just a stone's throw from the Turku city harbor and within walking distance from the Turku center is a good choice if you want to save money.
+358 40 843 6611 www.visitturku.fi/en/hostel-borea_en
Plan your stay in Turku through Kayak.co.uk:
- Plan your accommodation in Turku.
- Get more ideas on what to do on the Turku Travel Guide.
Naantali is an idyllic small town just 20 minutes drive from Turku or 25 minutes from the Turku airport. There is a lot to see and do in Naantali with surroundings, and you are close to the archipelago in this town.
Naantalin Matkailu +358 (0)2 435 9800 www.visitnaanatali.com
Situated in historic surroundings this small hotel has been recently renovated and offers idyllic double rooms for its guests. The hotel is situated only a few hundred meters from the guest harbour and restaurant area, and around five minutes walk from the Moominworld. Aavameri's arranges tours just five minute's walk north, by the Naantali Spa hotel neach.
+358 (0) 400 298808 www.cafepusa.fi
Naantali Spa is situated on a nice spot by the sea beach, by the sandy beach from which Aavameri arranges kayaking tours in Naantali. The Spa hotel has been chosen as one of the 100 best spa hotels in the world, and is close enough to the restaurants, sights and Moominworld.
+358 2 44 550 www.naantalispa.fi
The Kimitoön Islands has a stunning archipelago area, with its almost 5000 islands, rocks and skerries and living archipelago island villages. Visit Högsåra and the Bengtskär Lighthouse Island, stroll around on the Örö Fortress Island and explore the fantastic skerry maze south of Vänö. The Kasnäs Penisula and Rosala Böle village are both good places to start your kayaking journey with us from. The Kimitoön Islans were chosen the top Finnish travel destination in 2016. The Kimito island is situated only 45 minutes by car (Kasnäs 1h20min) or a little over an hour by bus from Turku.
VisitKimitoön +358 2 42 60 170 www.visitkimitoon.fi
KASNÄS SPAKasnäs Archipelago Spa is situated in the Kimitoön municipality, and reachable by car a little over 2 hours from Helsinki or 1,5 hours from Turku. Kasnäs is a perfect starting point for activities and excursions to the Archipelago National Park, which border lies only a few hundred meters from Kasnäs. From Kasnäs, you can also reach the Rosala Viking Center, Bengtskär Lighthouse Island or Örö Fortress Island by ferry each day.
+358 2 5210 100 www.kasnas.com
PETI JA PUUROIn the midst of the archipelago, the Rosala island and the small cottage village Peti ja puuro is a very nice choice if you want to take distance from more hectic surroundings and experience the authentic archipelago surroundings. The cottages are not of the highest quality, but still very enjoyable, and the very nice owner Raili always makes you feel very welcome. Aavameri arranges courses and tours with the Peti ja puuro Böle-cottage beach as a base for groups.
+358 (0)40 50 50 912 http://www.visitkimitoon.fi/en/stay/cottage-rental/peti-puuro
Nauvo is an island south of Turku, reachable by bus or car (a little over an hour plus one ferry). The so called Archipelago Trail or Ring Road, goes through Nagu.
VisitArchipelago +358 400 117 123 www.visitarchipelago.com
Cottages and accomodation in the area is best booked from Archipelago Booking of Finland, +358 (0)2 410 6600 http://www.archipelagobooking.fi