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How to rent a cottage in Finland

Looking a house to rent  in Finland onlineFinland attracts tourists with its nature, which is not much exposed to the people. Finland aims to protect, preserve its nature and to care about the environment. There are many travel enthusiasts, who arrive here to spend a holiday away from the hustle and bustle of the city, in a quiet location on the banks of the lake.

We recommend to use popular and reliable services for renting a cottage in Finland for your holiday (Interhome and Bookingcom).

Finns also love to relax in nature, spend weekends and holidays in a cabin on the shore of a lake or the sea in summer. In good weather, many city residents are trying to go for a picnic or a summer house. Summer houses are built usually in the most beautiful places, often close to the shore of a lake or the sea, and sometimes even on the island. In summer there is usually accepted to swimming, boating, sunbathing, walking in nature, and cooking on the grill.

Not all the Finns have their own vacation home. Many rent it in the summer (or winter) for one or two weeks. Among the residents of other countries are also many who want to spend a few days in a cottage in Finland.

Weekend house in Finnish is “kesämökki” (mökki). According to statistics, in 2011, in Finland were located 493,000 cottages. At the beginning of 2013 the largest number of cottages were located in the municipalities of Mikkeli (10,400 houses), Parainen (the region of the city of Turku, 8300 houses), Hameenlinna (7600), Kouvola (7500), Salo (7000), Kuusamo (6300), Raasepori (6200) and Kuopio (Kuopio, 5200).

Among the regions of Finland, the largest number of villas are located in the south-western Finland, in the region of Varsinais-Suomi (cities Turku, Salo, Naantali), as well as in the regions of Southern Savonia (Etelä-Savo; Mikkeli, Pieksämäki, Savonlinna) and Pirkanmaa (Tampere, Nokia) (2011).

  • Interesting information
  • More than three million people in Finland go on holiday in the countryside (in own vacation home or in a rented cottage) at least once a year. In the summer of 2011 to the other region of the country made a journey 530,000 residents of Finland. The largest number of tourists was coming to the Etelä-Savo region (Southern Savonia, over 55,000 people).
  • The average of Finland resident cottage is located at a distance of 118 kilometers from his home. More than 60% of the country houses owners spend on the road less than an hour.
  • Most of the summer houses in Finland located on the shores of the lake. Every tenth cottage is located on the shore of the sea. Approximately 12% of cottages are situated on the islands.

Rental cottages

Find and rent a suitable cottage in Finland can be both individually and with the help of the company Lomarengas. The company allows you to select a house in any region of Finland, of different sizes, the level of comfort and price category. Cottages profitable to rent for a family or group of people. There is a choice of more than 4,000 cottages. There are houses in nature, on the shore of the lake, near the popular ski centers. Each cottage has a sauna, a majority of them have fireplaces. The cottage has the necessary a dining room and kitchen utensils. Costs for electricity, gas and firewood are included in the rental price.

"Lomarengas" company

"Lomarengas" company (Lomarengas, from the words "Loma" –holiday and "Rengas" - wheel) was founded in 1966. It is the oldest and largest company in Finland for rent country houses, cottages, villas. Company internet site services to 50,000 clients per week. The company's turnover in 2012 was around 22 million euros (about 40% is received from foreign customers). The company employs 35 people and office is located in Helsinki.

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