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The independent family-owned Jávri Lodge is a luxury and boutique adult-only hotel, set in idyllic small village Saariselkä, some 150 miles north of the Arctic Circle in the wild landscape of Northern FinlandThursday, 13 June 2019

The independent family-owned Jávri Lodge is a luxury and boutique adult-only hotel, set in idyllic small village Saariselkä, some 150 miles north of the Arctic Circle in the wild landscape of Northern Finland. Many people fall in love with the region’s nature. With the country’s second largest national park right on the doorstep of Jávri Lodge, it’s the perfect base from which to explore the region and experience what Finland is about.

Jávri Lodge has a history dating back to the 1970s and was once the official winter home of Finland’s former president Urho Kekkonen. In 2016, the log chalet was transformed into a boutique hotel, where modern architecture meets traditional design while incorporating ecological and sustainable values.

Jávri Lodge delivers an ultimate luxury Arctic experience with only 13 rooms on site. There are six Cozy Doubles and three Presidential Suites with its original log walls and four SkyView Suites upstairs. The rooms are furnished using natural materials such as oak, leather, wool and lambskin, and they all represent Scandinavian design.

With a personalised and bespoke service, guests can be sure they are looked after. The concierge ensures every visit is different as local nature experiences are aligned to guests’ personal interests. Have an exhilarating dog-sledding experience with a trusty team of dogs, discover white landscapes on a pair of snowshoes or hike under the midnight sun.

After the day’s exploits, relaxation is certainly top of the agenda. Warm up in the authentic Finnish sauna and take a dip in the swimming pool to wind down for the evening.

Curl up by the log fires before enjoying a seven-course fine dining experience paired with world wines. The philosophy of cuisine is to preserve local organic ingredients, such as fish from nearby lakes, matsutake and cloudberries, showcasing freshness and innovative flavours. All meals are made from scratch each day, based on the seasons.

Jávri Lodge invites guests to enjoy all this without hurry and at peace. Like the world leaders who have stayed here before, guests find themselves truly relaxed and immersed in an astonishing wilderness.

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Curling up by the log fire before enjoying a seven-course fine dining experience

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KEY FACILITIES

• 13 luxury rooms
• Exclusive use (on request)
• Indoor pool
• Two saunas
• Massage
• Restaurant
• Wine cellar
• Nature experiences

GET IN TOUCH

javri.fi

T: +358 40 502 04 09

E: hotel@javri.fi

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