Finland probably isn’t the first country you’d think of for a honeymoon destination, but there are plenty of spots in the country with stunning views and a romantic atmosphere in some of the world’s most remote locations. These are some of the best throughout Finland to suit any kind of couple.
A rustic-style hotel in Finnish Lakeland, Hotel Kalevala offers enchanting lakeside views, quality service, and comfortable rooms, including rooms with a private sauna. The wellness centre also has many packages that are great for honeymoons, including Finnish saunas, jacuzzis, massage beds, and a private beach. Activities depend upon the season, and include bear watching, husky trekking, skiing, and boating. It is an ideal spot for those who want to enjoy the outdoors but still feel pampered.
Hotelli Kalevala, Väinämöinen 9, 88900 Kuhmo, Finland, +358 8 6554 100
If you prefer a more luxurious honeymoon, but still want to enjoy the Finnish countryside, Haikko Manor & Spa is best for you. The Victorian manor building is located 5km from the picturesque Finnish town of Porvoo, and less than an hour away from Helsinki. On offer in the manor are 24 spacious rooms and suites, the spa and wellness centre, and several restaurants and bars.
One of Finland’s most famous and best rated luxury hotels, located in central Helsinki. Hotel Kämp gives the full luxury treatment to every guest, with top class restaurants, beautiful interiors, a variety of entertainment, and uniquely decorated suites. The chance to ‘live like royalty for a weekend’ while seeing the city of Helsinki makes for a perfect honeymoon.
Hotel Kämp, Pohjoisesplanadi, 29, Helsinki, 00100, Finland, +358 (0)9 5840 9520
Another central Helsinki hotel, Hotel Haven is located next to the harbour and has several rooms with romantic sea views. This means you can relax in the rooms and enjoy the food in the historic restaurant and also be in a good position for visiting the sites in Helsinki, and slightly further afield. Many of Helsinki’s best restaurants, shops, and tourist sites are within walking distance of this hotel.
Hotel Haven, Unioninkatu 17, 00130, Helsinki, Finland, +358 (0)9 6824 2840
While Finland is a beautiful and charming country to visit for a honeymoon during the summer, it also makes for a unique and stunning romantic getaway during the winter too. Taking a honeymoon break in Lapland is increasingly popular among honeymooners, at locations such as Nellim Wilderness Lodge. Its remote location, exciting range of activities, and choice of traditional cabins or aurora domes make for an unforgettable honeymoon.
Nellim Wilderness Hotels & Safaris, Nellimintie 4230, Nellim, 99860, Finland, +358 (0)400 809 949
These igloos are made out of clear glass, offering clear views of the Lapland night sky and the Northern Lights, while you can stay warm and cosy in the heated igloo rooms. The hotel is also located in a remote part of Lapland, allowing for full immersion in this stunning landscape and a chance to take beautiful honeymoon pictures. The Aurora Sky restaurant also has a glass ceiling for alluring views while dining next to warm fireplaces.
Levi Igloos, Harjatie 2, 99130, Levi, Lapland, Finland, +358 50 313 5637