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"Wahoo it was cool
I love the way it was organised”
”If I could I would stay here forever”
Location, forest around"
”Excellent place for big family weekend
Magnificent views. Quiet. Peaseful. Comfortable. So good for people. Excellent place for spending time with lovely dogs. Excellent price/quality ratio.”
”Nature at your doorstep
Santalahti is the most tranquil place, so beautifully situated among the trees, overlooking the sandy beach and sea.
There's nothing better than waking upp in the morning, going to the sauna, warming upp. And then cooling down with a dip in the sea!
The golf course is stunningly beautiful, a must experience!
I enjoyed seeing the white cheeked geese, but didn't like their poop...
I was also surprised that me and my sisters bed was a twin bed? Why not two singles? Hutt 109...”
”Beautiful spot on the beach
Cabins very well spaced from each other. Not huge but well kitted out. Lovely area”
"Beautiful view. Silence and peace. Nothing will bother you."
Artem St. Petersburg
“Great price! Great view! Super people!”
"It really the best way to spent 1-2 nights in long travel with family."
Darius Saint Petersbourg
"All is well"
Alexei St. Petersburg
"Lovely quiet location. Summer - a place for swimming, in the winter - beautiful skiing on the golf course. "
"Calm, quite and beautiful place. Clean and cozy cottages (we stayed in that with sauna, 32 m2). Ideal for walks/skiing."
Natalya St. Petersburg
"Everything :)) I like this place very much!"
"I stayed in 3+2 cottage with sauna. Outdoor temperature was about 2 degree under zero, but indoor is worm. Kitchen equipment is quite good, radio, TV, small and likely sauna - all this facilities for you best mood. On seaside (rugthly 200 meters) we found childcort."
"This hotel is very comfortable and relaxed. Beautiful views, sure version for any company."
“Nice place for a family holiday. There is everything for the good weekend with family."
"Beautiful scenery, near the lake. Playgrounds. Many barbecues with free firewood."
"Nice hotel, friendly staff. A cozy cottage with kitchen: stove, refrigerator, microwave, kettle, coffee maker, dishwasher machin. Sauna great. Nature is super! "
"The hotel is nice, quiet, comfortable, everything you need is there."
A sea trip to the Eastern Gulf of Finland National park and to the islands is a unique experience. There are over 400 islands of the coast of Kotka.
Looking at from the sea Kotka is a beautiful sight!
Let’s stop at the Maritime Centre Vellamo or at the Wooden Boat Centre on the way.
The vessel operates as a charter boat at Kotka-Hamina-Pyhtää-Loviisa sea area.
Port of departure can be agreed upon.
We have many ready sea trip packages also all inclusive packages with accommodation, smoked sauna etc.
Kotka Charter / Jukka Markkola
+ 358 440 415 815
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In regards to military history, Ulko-Tammio is a significant place. You can find many remains, for example of a fort, dating back to the Second World War. You can get to know the military history of the island by going around the nature trail. There are two cannons that have been returned to their stations along the trail. There are many barbeque places on the island. The crossing from Kotka or Santalahti takes about an hour.
The sheltered harbour of Ulko-Nuokko is surrounded by high cliffs. The walk around the island takes about an hour and on the way there are high cliffs, rock boulders the size of houses and crude forest. There are barbeque places on the island. The crossing from Kotka or Santalahti takes about 40 minutes.
Kaunissaari is an old and unique fishing village south of Kotka. There is an insular museum as well as a restaurant, where you can have some salmon soup for example, on the island. The crossing from Kotka or Santalahti takes about 30 minutes.