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in charming cottages with great location
the activities of lake Saimaa
Eat & enjoy
in Café-restaurant Harjun Portti
the attractions and events of Savonlinna region


Holiday Resort Harjun Portti is an year-round destination in Punkaharju, 25 km from Savonlinna. Operating on the same holiday village with Punkaharju Resort, Harjun Portti has 28 cozy cottages with own sauna (over 100 beds), ranging from budget friendly-one bedroom cottages, to two bedroom villas with lake view to Saimaa. Additional to this, the resort has an café-restaurant, guest harbour, minimarket and provides both winter and summer program services.

Cottages with own sauna and great location
Well equipped, quality cottages and holiday apartments by lake Saimaa, all with own sauna. The beautiful Punkaharju Nature Reserve and majority of the area’s attractions (such as Waterpark Kesämaa, Art Manor Johanna Oras, Forest Museum Lusto) are all within short walking distance from the resort. Train stop of Retretti is right in front of the reception and on summer there is weekly steamship cruises from the resort to the city of Savonlinna.

Peaceful nature around you
Head to the winter trails by skates, snowshoes or with skiis!
Book a cottage with sauna
Weekdays -20% on autumn, starting from 80€/night!
Burgers & À la carte
Try our tasty Chef´s Burger!


Punkaharju is surrounded by lake Pihlajavesi and Puruvesi, both part of lake Saimaa. In summer you can explore lake Saimaa by renting a kayak or a small boat from us, which you can take to the crystal clear water of Puruvesi-lake. Right next to holiday village there is numerous cycling and hiking routes, with view points to the lake. Discgolf- and golf courses, beach- and tennis courts are also available.

In winter you can cross-country skii or skate along the frozen lake, in a 15 km tour skating network: An ice skating route on natural ice, which is also one of the longest tracks in Finland. Experience the thrill of tour skating or go snowshoeing to the Snowshoe Park in ridge area, where you can have break at our Pancake Café with lake views.

15 km of tour
skating tracks
31 km cross-country
skiing network
8 marked routes
in snowshoe park
2 discgolf
kerigolf course
hiking and
cycling routes


The train stop of Punkaharju Retretti is 100 meters from our café-restaurant and reception and also we are just next to the highway 14, so we are easy to find. The train to Savonlinna takes only around 20 minutes, from Helsinki you will reach us in 4 hours. Shop, equipment rental, restaurants and the nearby atrractions like Waterpark Kesämaa, all of these are within short walking distance from the cottages.

Welcome to spend a memorable holiday in the finnish nature!

31 km
train stop
100 m
25 km
center of Punkaharju
9 km
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