Welcome to enjoy Finland’s North Karelia  on the shore of the Saimaa! On the pages of our website you can book a lake shore cottage in Finland directly from the owner or through an intermediator company.

What could be better than resting in a wooden house on the shore of a lake surrounded by forests? Villa Swan***** is a comfortable cottage in one of the unique corners of Finland on the shore of Lake Orivesi, which is part of the famous Saimaa Lakes system. Villa Swan offers you a private holiday in security, enjoying European service and the purest Finnish nature at attractive prices. Here you can fish, attend sauna, engage in active recreation or just relax, enjoying the silence and unique landscapes of Villa Swan. You will accumulate strength, health and peace of mind for a long time at our place!

The cottage can accommodate up to 14 people. All the necessary infrastructure is located in close vicinity to the cottage: supermarket, pharmacy, bank and bar are just 3 km away. The nearest neighbor lives in a private house 100 meters away. The ski-track is 100 meters away, the bus stop is 700 meters away, the ski slope is in 45 km. The railway station in Kitee: 30 min / 34 km. Airport in Joensuu: 45 min / 60 km. Helsinki is 420 km away. The Russian border: 1 hour / 80 km - Niirala-Vartsil and 2.5 hours / 215 km - Nuyamaa-Brusnichnoe. There are many interesting places in the villa’s neighborhoods: the biggest wooden church in Eastern Finland, the dance floor, the zoo and the cozy water park of PajarinHovi, the pier for boats and yachts, the ferry, various museums and exhibitions and many more interesting thingsm which you can learn about on the "Activities" page of our website.

  • Villa Swan, Vänskänniementie 16,
  • 82300 Rääkkylä Finland
  • Telephone:+358503426663
  • E-mail: villaswan.finland@gmail.com
  • GPS coordinates 62˚ 31’ 55” N
29˚ 58’ 15” E


It's easy to come to Villa Swan, but it's hard to part with it!