Mökki Santara is a modern spin on the simple and small lakeside huts that dot the Karelia region. Its blackened skin helps it blend into its tree-covered backdrop, while interiors are a deliberate contrast with blonde spruce walls and floors.
Living spaces across the Finnish holiday home – available to rent via Holiday Architecture from €140 per night – are open plan, but the bedroom can be divided via sliding partitions.
The woodland retreat is around a three-hour drive from Helsinki and is a gateway to foraging and hiking trails in warmer months. In winter, guests can enjoy ice fishing, ice skating and cross country snowshoeing followed by a steam session in the cabin’s private sauna, with panoramic views over the lake.
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