Hotel & Spa Resort Järvisydän 4* & Optional Helsinki Stay - Varkaus - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Enjoy enchanting spa facilities in a scenic woodland escape before heading into the capital to bask in the varied culture and architecture.
  • Discover Finland with an escape to the beautiful natural scenery around the Hotel & Spa Resort Järvisydän.
  • Choose to add on a 1-night visit to Helsinki before and after your visit to Varkaus at the Original Sokos Hotel Albert.
  • Our members will stay in stunning accommodation with a guided seal watching safari and complimentary use of the Lake Spa included!

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Your Holiday

Your Destination

Are you looking for an unforgettable holiday? Finland is a rare paradise in the northernmost part of the world, where you will have a unique perspective and a glimpse of everyday life. Take in the Scandinavian atmosphere in a beautiful natural environment, a place to relax and enjoy outdoor activities. Make sure to spend some time basking in the breathtaking scenery at the Linnansaari National Park where Lake Haukivesi lies in careful conservation. 

Head out to explore the labyrinth of lakes, islands, rivers and canals. Discover the incredible scenery and spare a moment to take in the immersive green forest, stunning rolling hills and picturesque lakes.

Combine your stay in Rantasalmi with a stop in Helsinki. An ideal opportunity to explore this city where design, architecture and nature come together.

Our Offers

Hotel & Spa Resort Järvisydän Only

2, 3 or 4 nights at Hotel & Spa Resort Järvisydän 

Hotel & Spa Resort Järvisydän & Original Sokos Hotel Albert

4 Nights
1 night at Original Sokos Hotel Albert + 2 night at Hotel Jarvisdyan + 1 night at Original Sokos Hotel Albert

5 Nights
1 night at Original Sokos Hotel Albert + 3 night at Hotel Jarvisdyan + 1 night at Original Sokos Hotel Albert

6 Nights
1 night at Original Sokos Hotel Albert + 4 night at Hotel Jarvisdyan + 1 night at Original Sokos Hotel Albert

Hotel & Spa Resort Järvisydän 4*

Just for you
Just for you:
  • Guided seal watching safari
  • Free use of the Lake Spa
Welcome to Rantasalmi at Hotel & Spa Resort Järvisydän 4*, located on the shores of Lake Saimaa. A quiet, private accommodation awaits you here where you can take in the expansive natural views right from your bed. This hotel features traditional restaurants, saunas and a Lake Spa with rustic design and fantastic natural facilities. The hotel also offers a range of yoga activities including hot yoga, hatha yoga and aerial yoga for a truly unforgettable and unique experience.

The rustic decor forms a beautiful environment with the aim of offering a dream holiday away from the everyday. The hotel's location provides panoramic, natural views over the surrounding lakes and is the perfect retreat throughout the seasons with different activities and weekly programs that provide entertainment all year long. 

Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.

Your Room

This offer is based on a Scenery Suite.

Scenery Suite

An exceptional space with a rustic style of earth tones. It is equipped with all modern amenities for your comfort including Wi-Fi connection, kettle and coffee maker, hairdryer, minibar and a charming fireplace creating a truly authentic Finnish space to stay. These suites are located close to shore of the lake and this view paired with the large roof windows, produce the perfect situation to wake up to. Wake up alongside nature in your cosy abode and enjoy a moment of pure serenity. 

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults
1 Adult
1 Child

Your Board Basis

This offer is based on a Bed and Breakfast stay.

During your stay at Hotel & Spa Resort Järvisydän, you can enjoy a daily breakfast every morning. Take the opportunity to discover the hotel's restaurants and sample traditional Finnish cuisine during your stay. 

Restaurant Piikatyttö
Enjoy local delicacies in the Savonian atmosphere of this charming restaurant where you can take your daily breakfast. In the evening, head down to the biggest wine cellar in the area the Savonian Wine Cellar, that has been built into the natural rock and hosts an array of wines from around the world. You can also enjoy a tasty dinner in the Wine Cellar for a unique evening meal.

Lotja Bar
Here you can delight in drinks and karaoke in the evenings, while gazing out over Lake Saimaa.

Tepee Restaurant Savon Loitsu
Dine by candlelight in the midst of the forest. Chefs serve up delicious cuisine over an open fire in an authentic, unique dining experience. Please note: this restaurant is available only on request and for a minimum of 10 people. 

Porosalmi Hills Lean-to
Located up on a hill just a short walk from the hotel, guests can make use of the facilities and enjoy a barbecue. A Finnish cookery lesson or other Savonian style activities are available for groups. 

Cafe Piikatyttö
Taste local delicacies as you relax with the views of the Lake Saimaa.

Please note: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally. Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only.

Your Time

Experience a Finnish well-being experience at the stunning Lake Spa. The spa has been built using natural materials including natural stone, rock and even using Saimaa lake water to create the ultimate relaxing spot embedded in nature. The spa includes a large heated pool, five indoor saunas, six relaxation pools and a children's adventure area. The rustic interiors and variety of facilities make this a haven of relaxation and an opportunity not to be missed!

You can also indulge in a variety of treatments on offer at the spa as well as various yoga classes. Try your hand at aerial yoga using silk hammocks, hatha-yoga which helps to attain balance between body and mind or hot yoga to improve vitality, general fitness and mobility. 

Why not try out one of the hotel's summer activities for a little adventure during your stay. These include Wooden Boat Trips, Seal watching safaris, canoeing and other boat trips and excursions. Guests can also rent a fatbike and explore the natural surrounding areas.

Your Optional Helsinki Stay

You may choose to extend your trip by adding a stay of 1-night before and 1-night after your stay in at the Hotel & Spa Resort Järvisydän in the Original Sokos Hotel Albert in Helsinki, in a Standard Room, with Bed & Breakfast dining.

Just for you
Just for you:
  • Sauna access
  • Taxes included
Helsinki, known as the Daughter of the Baltic, has a laid-back, small town pace while retaining the attractions and atmosphere of a big city. Next to the sea, the shore is an enticing tangle of shops, villages, bays and inlets. The water seems to braid naturally with the cityscape. 

Visit the squares and cathedrals that make up the older aspects of this city, while remaining sure not to miss out on the legendary contemporary design scene. The city's gourmet side is also flourishing, with new gastro eateries offering locally sourced tasting menus popping up at dizzying speed. Discover this city's quirky charm during your stay and fall in love with the style of life that so many have fallen in love with during their visits.

Original Sokos Hotel Albert 4*

Welcome to a stay at this relaxed, lifestyle hotel radiating the charms of the local area with a warm, friendly approach. Ideal for solo, business or leisure travellers, this hotel is a modern building ideally located in the Punavuori district of the capital. Close to the hotel you can find unique cafes and bars to dine in and the hotel staff are more than willing to recommend great spots for food and other activities you may wish to embark on during your time in the city. 

The hotel is just 1.5 km from the Helsinki Main Railway Station and 0.8 km from the Kamppi Bus Station making navigating the city in your short stay easy and convenient. 

Please note: Some facilities may incur an additional fee, payable locally.

Your Room

Standard Room (21m²)
Here guests will stay in a colourful room that reflects the vibrant colours of the city. The large windows allow light to flood the room and the bright paintings create a joyful place to stay. Enjoy views that open up to the courtyard or Albertinkatu. Amenities in these rooms include a mini fridge, hairdryer, ironing option, a desk, air conditioning, safe and free Wi-Fi.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults

Please note: the bed for the 3rd/4th guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed.

Your Board Basis

Enjoy your included breakfast at the Papa Albert restaurant where you can enjoy a delicious omelette as well as a range of versatile cold food options and drinks choices. You can also choose to dine in the Papa Albert restaurant in the evenings and taste North Italian cuisine prepared with the finest ingredients. 

Head to the Papa Albert wine bar where you can enjoy a cosy atmosphere with a selection of drinks and food available. 

Please note: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally.  Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only

Your Time

Enjoy access to the hotel's sauna during your stay where are welcome to join a ladies or men's session during the evenings. Guests can also request private use of the sauna at the reception. 

Your Journey

Flights: You may choose from Economy, Premium or Business class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process.

The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Transfers: It may be possible to add private transfers at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee (flight inclusive offers with recommended durations only - subject to availability).

Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information please click here. 

Please note that the advice can change, and you should continue to check all advice until you travel. 

Entry Requirements 

You must ensure you have a valid passport to travel on. 

If your passport describes you as a British Citizen, you do not need a visa to enter Finland. For non-British citizens, you should check the current entry requirements on the website of the Foreign Ministry and if necessary, confirm with the Finnish Embassy. 


For information about important health advice and any vaccinations required please visit and

If vaccinations or other preventive measures are required, you will need to visit your health professional at least 8 weeks before your trip. In the event that you are referred to a medical facility for treatment, you should contact your insurance/medical assistance company immediately. 

Please note that passport, visa and health requirements can change. It is every traveller’s responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport, any required visas, and all the necessary vaccinations/health requirements as well as adequate insurance. 


If you are travelling to the EU, the UK government recommends that you have six months left on your passport on the date of your arrival to an EU country. You should also check when your passport was renewed.

If you renewed a 10-year adult passport before it expired, extra months may have been added to your passport’s expiry date. These extra months over 10 years will not count towards the 6 months that must be remaining. The UK Government has published a website tool to check the validity of your passport under these rules:

You can renew your passport online or by going to a Post Office with a Check and Send service:

If your passport does not meet the criteria for third-country nationals, you may be denied entry to any of the Schengen area countries. 

Please visit for further information.

Location Information

The address of Hotel & Spa Resort Järvisydän is: Porosalmentie 313, 58900 Rantasalmi, Finland
The address of Original Sokos Hotel Albert
 is: Albertinkatu 30, 00120 Helsinki, Finland

Distance from Kuopio Airport to Hotel & Spa Resort Järvisydän: 128 km / 1 hour 30 minutes.
Distance from Hotel & Spa Resort Järvisydän to Original Sokos Hotel Albert: 335 km / 3 hours 55 minutes.
Distance from Original Sokos Hotel Albert to Helsinki Airport: 21 km / 35 minutes.

In More Detail

At Hotel & Spa Resort Järvisydän

Please find practical information about the property and your trip:

This property is not accessible to people with reduced mobility.
Check-in time: 3 pm
Check-out time: before 12 pm

Our price doesn’t include a city/accommodation/tourism tax which may be payable locally.

Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

Hotel Facilities

  • Holiday packages
  • Excursions
  • Seasonal activities
  • Music events
  • Wedding service
  • Meeting services
  • Souvenir shop

Room Facilities

  • Wide roof windows
  • Lake/scenery views
  • Double bed
  • Fireplace
  • Bathroom
  • Microwave oven
  • Fridge
  • Minibar
  • Water
  • Coffee maker


  • Restaurant Piikatyttö
  • Savonian Biggest Wine Cellar
  • Lotja Bar
  • Tepee Restaurant Savon Loitsu
  • Porosalmi Hills Lean-to
  • Cafe Piikatyttö

Leisure Facilities

  • Lake Spa
  • Large heated pool
  • Five indoor saunas
  • Six relaxation pools
  • Children's adventure area
  • Aerial yoga
  • Hatha-yoga
  • Hot yoga
  • Wooden Boat Trips
  • Seal watching safaris
  • Canoeing
  • Fatbike rental

Nearby Attractions

  • Lake Saimaa
  • Linnansaari National Park

At Original Sokos Hotel Albert

Please find practical information about the property and your trip:

This property is accessible to people with reduced mobility.
Check-in time: 3 pm
Check-out time: before 12 pm

Our price includes any tourism taxes.

Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

Hotel Facilities

  • Parking
  • Conference and banquet facilities
  • Reception
  • Lobby

Room Facilities

  • Mini fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing option
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Papa Albert restaurant
  • Papa Albert bar

Leisure Facilities

  • Sauna
  • Lounge area

Nearby Attractions

  • Sinebrychoff Art Museum
  • Design District Helsinki
  • OHO Gallery
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma
  • Finnish Museum of Natural History
  • Helsinki Art Museum

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider. 

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Important Information

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.

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  • Exclusive perks and discounts of up to -70%
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