Near the small town of Joutseno, which is located on the south of Finland, near to mountain-skiing centre Myllymäki, on the bank of amazing Saimaa Lake, construction of a new resort - Saimaa Gardens is planned. Due to the geographical position ( 230 km from St.-Petersburg, near the Russian-Finnish border), this hotel-entertainment complex will be mainly intended for recreation of Russian tourists in Finland . It is necessary to notice, that the new resort will be built on the basis of famous pre-revolutionary Russian sanatorium "Rauha", fashionable vacation spot in due time visited by tourists from all over the world. «Rauha» even received members of an imperial family of Romanovs.
According to the concept of organizers, Saimaa Gardens center will represented by some age-old buildings, in which numerous restaurants, art galleries and boutiques will be located, as well as modern tourist infrastructure of the highest world level. Even now visitors of the resort have a possibility to rent one of cozy high-class cottages on the bank of Saimaa Lake. Beaches, children's playgrounds, old well-groomed parks and quay will be at their disposal. Besides that, all cottages in Saimaa have well-equipped lighted parking lots.
In the nearest future on territory Saimaa Gardens (300 hectares) a de luxe spa hotel, an aquapark with adjoining open pools with a total area of 5000 sq. meters, a professional golf course, all-the-year-round ice arena and a 3 km long ski line will be constructed. In Saimaa harbor a berth for 300 boats will be arranged. A diverse entertainment program will be offered to visitors, which includes kayak-rafting, driving quadrocycles, equestrian sport, curling, as well as fishing and safari. According to organizers of Saimaa Gardens, the new resort will fairly take the lead in the sphere of recreation in Finland.