Dinners and saunas at summer time

Savutuvan Apaja is a unique place to organize dinner and sauna events. On the island of Haapasaari, a protected natural reserve at the heart of lake Päijänne, Savutuvan Apaja offers a stunningly beautiful setting for our guests.

Our three, unique dining halls are suitable for events from 10 to 200+ guests. In addition to good food and saunas we organize memorable events.

At summer time guests can enjoy our House menus made outdoors.

An outline for the evening

Arrival by water

Begin the evening with a toast.

We recommend cocktails inspired by Finnish summer.

Dinner  at the main building or Outdoor cooking on the shore of lake Päijänne.
Your choice of menus and beverages

Enjoy the Finnish summer at its best! Get the authentic sauna experiences at lakeside saunas.

On towards the warmth of the saunas.

End of the visit

Getting to Savutuvan Apaja

Transportation for smaller and larger groups
Apaja is easily accessible by both car and boat.

Bus services
Matka Mäkelä
Jyväskylä Liikenne

By boat
Päijänne-Risteilyt Hilden


Authentic Finnish tastes

Our kitchen offers a variety of dishes with fresh and local ingredients. We have planned our menus with heart and passion to create an unforgettable experience.


The mellow steam of a lakeside sauna

Our timber built traditional saunas and a smoke sauna are a place of relaxation.
The lakeside setting of our saunas with cozy lounge areas and wooden docks are suitable for up to 70 bathers wishing to enjoy the Finnish nature.

Saunas are from 320 e | 2 hours



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39 e | person


10+ guests

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