Enjoy summer activities at Ruka and Kuusamo

Ruka is know as skiing center for winter activities. Have you considered, what activieties Ruka and whole Kuusamo area offers in summer and autumn? You can hike in nature at stunning scenery, cycle on demanding roads and paths, fish at river or lakes, paddle, try rafting or just be and relax. Ruka's daytime hiking routes are very suitable for anyone, the Oulanka and Riisitunturi National Parks have a shorter and longer routes. Julma Ölkky, lake Kitka, Korouoma and more are available. Surprise yourself, you will certainly enjoy yourself! Summer weeks at Sydänhovi only 475 €.


Beautifully decorated and bright apartment in the semi-detached cottage in two floors. Apartment is located in the peaceful area of Salmilampi.

Ruka Ski Resort and Services, nature and sport activities are close (fishing, skiing tracks, berry picking, hiking etc). Other distances: Oulanka National Park/Pieni Karhunkierros Trail 20 km, Riisitunturi National Park 26 km.

Room for 8 persons, so suitable for example two families travelling together.

Basic information:

  • Semi-detached cottage in two floors, built 2009
  • For 8 persons
  • Ground floor (78 m²): bedroom 1: double bed, bedroom 2: two beds, combined kitchen/living room with convertible sofa bed, small fireplace, sauna (electric stove), bathroom, toilet.
  • Second floor (17 m², room hight partly 160 cm): A room with two beds and an alcove with two beds. Toilet.
  • Terrace (to east), outdoor storage
  • In the area there is 6 similar semi-detached houses. This is located outermost, close to the forrest.


  • Beds for 8 persons, sofa can be used as temporary bed for 1-(2) person
  • Blankets and pillows for 10 persons, tableware for 12 persons
  • Fully equipped kitchen; electric stove, electric fridge-freeze, microwave oven, dishwasher, coffee maker, kettle, toaster.
  • Washing machine, dryer, iron, ironing board and vacuum cleaner. Drying cupboard for clothes.
  • Child equipment (travel cot, highchair, child safety gate and a potty) can be found in the apartment.
  • 2 x TV, DVD-player, radio
  • 4G internet (WLAN)
  • Sauna with Helo Rocher electric stove, having 100 kg stones, which means very soft steam. Having timer, so it can be adjusted to satr heating automatically at selected time.
  • Heated with electric underfloor heating. Air-conditioning in ground floor. Mechanical ventilation.
  • Small fireplace
  • 2 x car heating sockets
  • Warm indoor ski service room in service building, common for all building in the area.

Please mind:

  • Pet not allowed
  • Smoking inside forbiddden
  • No beach for swimming nearby
  • Use of rental hot tubes forbidden
  • No barbeque or place for campfire

Sydänhovi etupiha talvella
Sydänhovi oleskelutila - olohuone ja keittiö


Sydänhovi takapiha kesällä

Sydänhovi has been in rental usage more than 6 years. During this period we have had more than 100 customers; families, two families, families including several generations and/or group of friends. Our goal is, that your holiday and staying in Sydänhovi will be positive and memorable experience.