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Pihlajasaari, foto: City of Helsinki

Booking period for saunas later in spring 2021.

Enquiries and sauna bookings

Saunas in Pihlajasaari are booked in Varaamo starting in spring 2020. 

In accordance with the government recommendations of the on-going COVID-19 situation, city-adminstered cultural and free-time activities cannot be booked in Varaamo until futher notice.

Aalto Sauna

- An electrically heated sauna for 6 people.
- The sauna bathing area has separate dressing, toilet, shower and sauna buildings. We recommend wearing a towel or a bathing suit when staying outdoors in the area.  
- Price EUR 60 for 2 hours
 Booking from Tuesday to Sunday from 14.00 to 20.00  
- The sauna is closed on Mondays
- No swimming possibility

Wood-heated self-service sauna (Rantasauna)

- The sauna accommodates a maximum of 7 persons   
- Can be booked from 14.00 to 17.00/17.30 to 20.30
- Minimum booking time of 3 hours for EUR 153 (EUR 51 per hour)
- The customer heats the sauna within the time booked.
- Wood supplied in sauna, running water, no shower, hot water from pot, small dressing room, swimming possibility  
- The sauna has electricity
- There is a regular boat service to the island

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Pihlajasaari is a former villa island that is now a versatile outdoor recreation area. It still has a few old villas set amongst rocks, wooded areas, groves and beaches.

Restaurant Pihlajasaari

Restaurant Pihlajasaari is located on the island of Pihlajasaari in front of Helsinki, only 10 minutes by boat from Kaivopuisto.

Water Transport

Several traffic contractors offer ferry rides as a possibility to visit the islands of Helsinki.