The Eco Hostel in Sammakkoniemi Camping on Linnansaari island is located in the middle of the most beautiful areas of Lake Saimaa. The huts are surrounded by meadow flowers, bird song and tranquility. The Eco hostel has five cozy log huts.
Each hut has two bunk beds (4 places to sleep, matrasses, blankets and pillows), table and benches. There is no electricity in the cottage. Pets are welcomed to the hut (no extra fee).
The nature trails start right behind the huts. The trails go through
varying landscape, including herb-rich forests and grove-like moist
Sammakkoniemi Campsite has a kiosk, a well with drinking water, fire places, wood-heated stowe in the shelter, dry-toilets and wood-heated sauna (bookable online and from the kiosk). In the summer you can rent canoes, row boats or buy food for your hiking trip from the kiosk.
Please notice that the log huts are located on an island. Transport by taxi boat, regular boat or by canoe/ kayak. Read more about rental canoes from here. Regular boat is running from mid June until the end of August.
Sammakkoniemi campsite is the main boat stop in the national park and
also the start of the hiking paths. Read more about our boat services from here.
Accessibility: On Sammakkoniemi Camping site all the
piers, dry toilets, a cooking shelter and a campfire place are
accessible by wheelchair. Accessible entrance to the Eco Hostel hut is
also available (mention the need of a ramp when making the reservation).
Eco Huts are used only in summer: from May until September
Keys can be collected from Oravi or from the kiosk on the island during it's opening hours (from Midsummer in June to mid-August)
Other times keys can be collected from the reception in Oravi.