Holiday locations

As a membership benefit, we offer you affordable holiday locations around Finland. We also have Holiday Club timeshares available for you around Finland.

Holiday homes in Ruka for JHL members

Large holiday cottage on a grey winter's day, snow on the ground and on the roof.
Picture: TU-lomat

Your trade union JHL’s six modern holiday houses with a stunning scenery are now bookable in Ruka. As a member, you’ll get a 40 per cent discount on their normal price. The discount code is in the myJHL service at “ERITYISTARJOUKSET JÄSENILLE” (Special offers for members).

Book your location and read more about the holiday houses in the booking system (in Finnish). You can bring a pet to some of the locations.

Rukalodge 5–8

  • 90 square metres of living space
  • 8 beds
  • You can bring a pet to Rukalodge 5

Rukalodge 9–10

  • 127 square metres of living space
  • 10 beds, 2 extra beds

All the locations have

  • a well-equipped kitchen with toaster, stove, oven, coffeemaker, kettle, cooking utensils, fridge, freezer, microwave oven, dishwasher
  • Washing machine, shower, indoor sauna, toilet, tumble-dryer, drying cabinet, underfloor heating
  • wi-fi
  • TV
  • Heated place, parking place
  • Terrace
  • Spacious loft.

The price of the holiday locations varies according to season and demand. In the winter season, the booking price includes a lift ticket for four people.

Holiday village Livohka in Posio

JHL’s holiday village Livohka in Posio provides experiences in Northern Finland: complete peace of nature and wonderful opportunities for hiking, skiing and fishing. The Ruka and Kirintovaara ski resorts are located nearby.

Livohka no longer has a caravan area. Livohka is open from 8 January to 26 October 2024.

All Livohka guests can freely use the grilling canopies, row boats and life jackets, hooks and lines, bicycles, kicksleds, plastic sledges, snow discs and ski sets.

Use of the lakeside sauna is included in all accommodations. The saunas are on from Monday to Saturday, from 6 to 8 pm. Women and men have their own sauna facilities.

The cottage prices include household linen and towels for max. 6 people, additional household linen €15/set.

The laundry room can be used for a small fee.

Pets are welcome to stay in some of the cottages.

All accommodation includes year-round fishing net licences in the area of Akanlahti joint property management association. Remember to ask for fishing net markers or fish trap markers from the reception! Max. 2 markers/accommodation booking. You must of course pay the national fisheries management fee before starting to fish. There are no more mesh-size restrictions in the joint property management association’s area, except for Varanganselkä, where the mesh-size restriction is a maximum of 15 millimetres.

2–4-person cottages

  • 6 cottages that fit 2 people (approx. 32 m2). Extra bed available for the cottage.
  • 7 cottages that fit 4 people (family cottage) (approx. 37 m2).

The family cottage has 1 bedroom (2 beds for 1 person + bunk bed), possibility for extra bed in the living room.

Amenities: private toilet and shower in the cottages, fireplace, cooking tables and cutlery, fridge, coffeemaker, kettle, microwave, toaster, radio and TV.

6-person cottages

5 cottages that fit 6 people (approx. 70 m2).

The cottages have two two-person rooms and a loft for two people.
Amenities: private sauna, toilet, hotplates + oven, dishwasher, fireplace, coffeemaker, kettle, microwave, toaster, hairdryer, radio and TV.

Punainen tupa

Livohka's red cottage
  • 4–6 people
  • “Punainen tupa” has 2 bedrooms, a washing machine, fully-equipped kitchen, sauna and a private grilling canopy. Private boat and jetty on the beach.

Livohka is open from 8 January to 26 October 2024.

Bookings and queries: 010 7703 720, from 9 am to 3 pm, or by e-mail to livohka@jhl.fi. You can also book your accommodation online (in Finnish).

Lomakeskus Livohka
Kaarelantie 23, 97900 Posio
Tel. 010 7703 720
livohka@jhl.fi

Week bookings

  • 1 month before booking starts, no charge.
  • 2 weeks in advance, 50% of booking price is charged.
  • Less than 2 weeks in advance, 100% of the price is charged.

Shorter bookings

  • 1–4-day booking: 2 weeks before booking starts, no charge.
  • 5–6-day booking: 1 month before booking starts, no charge.

In case of illness, the customer has to submit a doctor’s certificate.

During busy season, the full price of the booking will be charged if the customer is a no-show. 

Accommodation prices for JHL members in 2024

The cottage prices include household linen and towels for max. 6 people, additional household linen €15/set. Use of the lakeside sauna is included in all accommodations.

2–4-person cottage 3 days €174, following nights €58/day

6-person cottage 3 days €291, following nights €97/day

Punainen tupa 5 days €550, following night €110/day


Weekly prices

You can select the desired starting date for your booking. However, please note that the starting date can’t be a Sunday. 2–4-week bookings by phone or e-mail!

2-4-person cottage6-person cottagePunainen tupa
1 week€340€580
2 weeks -10%€612€1044
3 weeks -20%€816€1392
4 weeks -30%€592€1624

Weekly prices for Livohka cottages in 2024

Suojala cabin in Luhanka

In Suojala cabin, you’ll spend your holiday in Central Finland’s wonderful lake scenery. The eight-person cabin is located in Luhanka, in the middle of peaceful nature.

  • 3 bedrooms
  • beds for 8 people
  • large living room, dining table for 10 people
  • kitchen
  • sauna, shower and toilet.
  • Electricity and running water, dishwasher, microwave, vacuum cleaner, TV, fireplace, cutlery and kitchen utensils, pillows and covers.
  • Jetty, two boats, outdoor grill

PLEASE NOTE! Remember to bring your own household linen and towels.

Every user will clean up for the next user. No smoking or pets allowed in the cabin.

The Suojala cabin can be booked through the union’s booking system at any time. The booking is paid immediately. After paying you will receive a booking confirmation message to your e-mail address. The cabin can be booked by JHL’s members and local branches throughout the year.

During busy season weeks (8–11, 22–35 and 51–1) you can only book Suojala for a week, from Saturday to Saturday. During other dates, the minimum booking length is 2 nights. The booker must be present throughout the booked period. The booking cannot be transferred to another person, for example to one’s children.

The cabin’s address is Suojalantie 236, 19850 Luhanka.

Cabin price

Busy season weeks (8–11, 22–35, 51–1)

  • 7 nights: € 450

Other dates

  • 7 nights: € 450
  • 6 nights: € 420
  • 5 nights: € 400
  • 4 nights: € 380
  • 3 nights: € 350
  • 2 nights: € 320

The booker has the right to cancel their booking under the following terms and conditions:

  • If a booking is cancelled at the latest 28 days before the start of the booking, the cancellation is free of charge.
  • If a booking is cancelled later than 28 days but at the latest 14 days before the start of the booking, the costs are 25% of the rental fee.
  • If a booking is cancelled later than 14 days but at the latest 2 days before the start of the booking, the costs are 50% of the rental fee.
  • If a booking is cancelled later than 48 hours before the start of the booking, the entire rental fee is charged as cancellation costs.

Holiday village Koskenpää in Jämsä

Holiday village Koskenpää provides three amazing villas, three campsite cottages, and caravan spots to JHL members. The main building of Koskenhovi accommodates eight people. From the holiday village located in Jämsä there is only a 30-minute journey to the slopes of Himos!

The Koskenhovi villas accommodate six people. Each villa has a spacious living room, loft with living space, kitchen and sauna. There are three bedrooms in the villas. Bedclothes and towels are included in the booking price of the villas! The Koskenhovi villas in Jämsä have been named after former Finnish presidents: Koivisto, Ahtisaari and Halonen. The first floor of all villas is accessible to invalids, but the second floor is not. The villa Halonen is suited for pets.

Facilities and amenities

  • 1 bedroom downstairs
  • 2 bedrooms upstairs
  • living room/TV room
  • loft with living space
  • bathroom/toilet and sauna downstairs
  • toilet upstairs
  • terrace upstairs.
  • A well-equipped kitchen: fridge-freezer, microwave oven, dishwasher, electric stove and oven, coffee maker, kettle, toaster, mixer, cooking utensils. Tableware for 8 people.

Bookings

You can book the villas through the union’s booking system at any time. The booking is paid immediately. After paying you will receive a booking confirmation message to your e-mail address.

During busy season weeks (8–11, 22–35 and 51–1), you can only book the villas for 7 nights, from Saturday to Saturday.

During other dates, shorter bookings are possible too. The minimum booking length is 2 nights.

The booker must be present throughout the booked period. The booking cannot be transferred to another person, for example to one’s children.

Prices

Busy season weeks: 8–11, 22–35, 51–1 (busy season price will start to apply on the previous week’s Saturday)

  • €800

Other dates

  • €550
  • €525
  • €500
  • €475
  • €450
  • €400

The main building of Koskenhovi accommodates 8 people (there are 3 bedrooms and a mini suite). There is also a dining table for 16 people, living room, large kitchen, terrace and a separate sauna building.

Facilities and amenities

  • 2 bedrooms downstairs
  • 1 bedroom and mini suite upstairs.
  • Fireplace room with TV
  • Large dining space with a table for 16 people.
  • Separate toilet and shower downstairs
  • Toilet/shower upstairs.
  • Large terrace.
  • A separate sauna building that has a terrace, large grill and a living room with TV.
  • A large well-equipped kitchen with 2 fridges, freezer cabinet, microwave oven, electric stove and oven, dishwasher, coffeemaker, kettle, toaster, cooking utensils. Tableware for about 20 people.

Bookings

You can book Koskenhovi through the union’s booking system.

During busy season weeks (8–11, 22–35 and 51–1) you can only book the villas for 7 nights, from Saturday to Saturday.

During other dates, shorter bookings are possible too. The minimum booking length is 2 nights.

The booker must be present throughout the booked period. The booking cannot be transferred to another person, for example to one’s children.

Prices

Busy season weeks: 8–11, 22–35, 51–1 (busy season price will start to apply on the previous week’s Saturday)

  • €1100

Other dates

  • 7 nights: €800
  • 6 nights: €750
  • 5 nights: €700
  • 4 nights: €650
  • 3 nights: €600
  • 2 nights: €550

In addition to the villas, also the campsite in the holiday village is available for JHL members. The campsite has several caravan and camper van spots, three smaller cottages, two lakeside saunas, boats, a hut and a cooking shelter. Camping is not allowed.

Facilities and amenities

JHL members can book three cottages located on the campsite. Their names are Annikki, Lemmikki and Riihi. The cottage Lemmikki also welcomes pets.

  • Annikki: sofa bed, table and 2 chairs, TV, microwave and coffeemaker, some tableware and kitchen utensils, vacuum cleaner, covers and pillows, radiator.
  • Lemmikki: 2 sofa beds, covers, pillows, a table and 4 chairs, TV, small fireplace, fridge/cooling cabinet, microwave oven, 2 hotplates, coffeemaker, some tableware and kitchen utensils, a broom and dustpan, 2 radiators, terrace tables and chairs. Pets are welcome in the cottage.
  • Riihi: 2 sofa beds downstairs and 2 upstairs, covers, pillows, fridge-freezer, stove, oven, microwave, coffeemaker, a lot of plates and cutlery + kitchen utensils, fireplace, wood-burning stove, living area table + benches.

Bookings

The cottages can be booked from 1 April to 31 October 2023, which is when the campsite is open. Bookings are made through the union’s booking system. The booking is paid immediately. After paying you will receive a booking confirmation message to your e-mail address.

Only 7-night bookings from Saturday to Saturday are allowed during busy season weeks (22–35).

During other dates, shorter bookings are possible too. The minimum booking length is 2 nights.

The booker must be present throughout the booked period. The booking cannot be transferred to another person, for example to one’s children.

Guests must clean up the cottage themselves after use. If the cleaning has not been done, there is a EUR 150 fee. If the next guest sees that the previous guest has not cleaned up the cottage, a bill for the cleaning will be sent.

Prices

Busy season weeks: 22–35 (busy season price will start to apply on the previous week’s Saturday)

  • 7 nights: €140, Annikki €130

Other dates

  • 7 nights: € 140, Annikki €130
  • 6 nights: €130, Annikki €120
  • 5 nights: €110, Annikki €100
  • 4 nights: €90, Annikki €80
  •  3 nights: €70, Annikki €60
  •  2 nights: €50, Annikki €40

A campsite available for members is part of the holiday village. The campsite has plenty of caravan and camper van spots. There are two lakeside saunas, boats, a hut and a cooking shelter. Camping is not allowed.

The caravan spots can be booked as seasonal spots for the period of 1 April to 31 October 2023. For more information about seasonal spots, send an e-mail to lomapaikat(at)jhl.fi or call 010 7703 741.

Shorter visits for caravans can be booked via Matkaparkki-application.

The price of a seasonal spot is EUR 220.
The price for a shorter visit is EUR 35/night.

The booker has the right to cancel their booking under the following terms and conditions:

  • If a booking is cancelled at the latest 28 days before the start of the booking, the cancellation is free of charge.
  • If a booking is cancelled later than 28 days but at the latest 14 days before the start of the booking, the costs are 25% of the rental fee.
  • If a booking is cancelled later than 14 days but at the latest 2 days before the start of the booking, the costs are 50% of the rental fee.
  • If a booking is cancelled later than 48 hours before the start of the booking, the entire rental fee is charged as cancellation costs.

Laakasalo holiday home

The Laakasalo holiday home in Loppi is available for JHL members and their families. It is offered by the public-sector foundation “Julkisen alan opinto- ja lomatoimintasäätiö”.

The holiday home is in a semi-detached house with two identical holiday homes. It has amenities and beds for six people.

Downstairs: living room, bedroom, kitchen, separate toilet, sauna section.
Upstairs: loft with four beds, sofa group.
Holiday home amenities: fireplace, TV, electric stove, fridge, microwave, toaster, coffeemaker, tableware for six people.
Other amenities: outdoor grilling equipment, motorboat. Guests have to bring their own outboard motor fuel (95 octaine) and grill coals.

The area also has a golf course meant for everyone. Green cards are sold by the caravan area office located in the same area.

Lake Kaartjärvi has bright water and is rich in fish. The beaches of Laakasalo are perfectly suited for swimming. The beautiful lake highland provides a wonderful scenery for vacationing, relaxing, hiking, picking berries and mushrooms or skiing.

Please note! Laakasalo is unavailable for bookings from 1 January to 31 March 2023.

Weeks 23–35 (Sun-Sun): For JHL members €550/week, for non-members €900. Only possible to book full weeks

During other weeks (Sun–Sun): For JHL members €400/week, for non-members €600

Weekend (Thu-Sun) for JHL members €260 (for non-members €350)

Weekend (Fri-Sun) for JHL members €230 (for non-members €330)

Others: Additional daily price for JHL members: €70/week, for non-members €120.

You’ll get a separate bill by e-mail for your booking.

When your booking starts, you’ll get the key from the local contact person Kaija Järvinen, tel. 040 179 6549. Please agree with her in advance by phone (preferably in the evening) on the time of your arrival and key pick-up.  She is in charge of cottage keys and guiding, she is also the person you can call in case of malfunctions.

If you can’t make your booking, the last day for cancelling an approved booking is two weeks before the booking starts.  For later cancellations made without a valid reason, the entire rental fee will be charged.

Bookings

The foundation’s holiday home can be booked by e-mail (jurmu.tuula@gmail.com) or by calling 040 8373 210 (please leave a request for contact in the answering machine).

Holiday home in Levi

The holiday home of JHL’s local branch 114 is located close to Levi city centre.

Holiday home facilities: living room-cum-kitchen, 2 bedrooms, sauna.

Amenities include: dishwasher, electric stove, fridge-freezer, microwave, tableware, coffeemaker, kettle, TV, own entrance, drying cabinet. The housing cooperative’s common space has a ski maintenance space and a washing machine. Parking spot in front of the house.

Other aspects to take into account: set of household linen for an extra fee for guests.

No smoking or pets allowed in the timeshare unit. Every user will clean up for the next user.

Busy season €580/week
Other seasons €450/week
During summer weeks €300/week
Daily fee for short stay (1–3 nights) €75/night.

Set of household linen for an extra fee for guests.
The fee for the holiday home will be charged in advance.

Busy seasons:
Spring season: from the last full calendar week of February until the end of April
Autumn season (autumn foliage season): from the last week of August until the end of September
Christmas season: Christmas week and the following two weeks

Queries and bookings

Päivi Huhtala, tel. 050 3656 490 or
paivi.huhtala@tyks.fi

To check the booking situation, you can also visit the website of JHL’s local branch (in Finnish).

Vierumäki villas

In Vierumäki there are two villas that can be booked by JHL members. The halves of a semi-detached house are located nearby excellent exercise opportunities close to nature. You’ll be guaranteed to have a relaxing holiday in the Päijät-Häme region!

Facilities

  • 3 bedrooms (8 beds)
  • well-equipped kitchen
  • spacious living room
  • TV and fireplace
  • loft with living space
  • 3 toilets, bathroom and sauna, utility room
  • terrace

Amenities

  • Kitchen: fridge-freezer, microwave oven, dishwasher, electric stove and oven, coffee maker, kettle, toaster, mixer, cooking utensils. Tableware for 8 people.
  • Iron and ironing board, cleaning equipment. Washing machine, tumble-dryer and drying cabinet.
  • Separate fridge in the utility room.
  • Bedclothes, sheets, pillowcases and towels.

Accommodation rules

Pets are not allowed in the villas so that allergic people can visit the destination without problems, too. Smoking indoors is strictly forbidden. Lighting outdoor fires on the terraces is forbidden. The use of coal grills is forbidden in the area.

Book your accommodation conveniently through JHL’s holiday booking system Lomavaraamo. Minimum booking time for the villas is two nights. The booker must be present throughout the booked period. The booking cannot be transferred to another person, for example to one’s children.

Prices

Cleaning and bedclothes are included in the price.

Prices 2023

Busy season weeks (8–11, 22–35, 51–1)

  • 2 nights: €650
  • 3 nights: €680
  • 4 nights: €710
  • 5 nights: €740
  • 6 nights: €770
  • 7 nights: €800

Other dates

  • 2 nights: €400
  • 3 nights: €450
  • 4 nights: €475
  • 5 nights: €500
  • 6 nights: €525
  • 7 nights: €550

Address of Vierumäki villas: Paavonkierto 3074B / 3075B, 19120 Vierumäki.

The booker has the right to cancel their booking under the following terms and conditions:

  • If a booking is cancelled at the latest 28 days before the start of the booking, there are no costs.
  • If a booking is cancelled later than 28 days but at the latest 14 days before the start of the booking, the costs are 25% of the rental fee.
  • If a booking is cancelled later than 14 days but at the latest 2 days before the start of the booking, the costs are 50% of the rental fee.
  • If a booking is cancelled later than 48 hours before the start of the booking, the entire rental fee is charged as cancellation costs.

Holiday Club’s holiday weeks

JHL members have access to Holiday Club timeshare units in Sotkamo, Jämsä, Tampere, Naantali, Lappeenranta, Heinola, Inari and Kolari at a discounted member price.

There will be a holiday week draw. All participants will be notified (primarily) by e-mail. After the draw, the available weeks are granted in the order of booking.

Learn about the holiday homes on Holiday Club’s website (in Finnish). The username is jhl, and the password is jhlviikot. Select “Lomakohteet” (Holiday destinations) in the upper menu on the page.

To access the booking system and to participate in the draws, you need to create a username. The username must be your membership number. You can search for holiday weeks during the application period on Holiday Club’s website by going to “ARVONTA” (DRAW) in the upper menu.

Application period, weeks 23–52/2024

For weeks 23–52/2024, the application period will begin on 1 March 2024 and end on 24 March 2024. You can search for holiday weeks during the application period on Holiday Club’s website by going to “ARVONTA” (DRAW) in the upper menu.

The draw will take place on 4 April 2024 among those who have applied.

The weeks that are possibly available after the draw, and the weeks in Saariselkä, will become available for booking on 11 April 2024 at 10 am under the “VAPAAT VIIKOT” (AVAILABLE WEEKS) button in the upper menu.

Destinations

Holiday Club Katinkulta in Vuokatti

  • flat in a low-rise apartment block in Golfharju (for 4 people)
  • terraced house in Katinkultaranta (for 6 people)

Holiday Club Himos

  • Himoksen tähti (for 6 people)

Holiday Club Tampere Spa

  • Luxury suite (for 6 people)
  • Mini studio (for 4 people)
  • Kimallus (for 4 people)
  • Kimallus (for 6 people)

Holiday Club Naantali Spa

  • In Naantali, JHL has access to Studio Naantali residence (for 4 people)
  • Naantali residence, 2 bedrooms (for 6 people)

Holiday Club Saimaa Spa in Lappeenranta

  • Anttilankaari (for 6 people)

Holiday Club Saariselkä

  • Laavutieva (for 10 people)
  • Ruskarinne (for 6 people)

Holiday Club Ylläs

  • Musko IV (for 6 people)

Holiday Club Vierumäki

  • Vierumäki 3 (for 6 people)

Union members get a 25% discount on the regular prices of Holiday Club’s holiday homes in Finland (does not apply to Villas or hotel accommodation). Minimum booking length: 2 days.

Make your booking either on Holiday Club’s website with the campaign code JHL25, or by calling the Holiday Club customer service at 0300 870 900 (Mon–Fri 9 am–5 pm). 

Anything you’re still wondering about? Get in touch!

If you have questions about booking holiday locations, get in touch by e-mail: lomapaikat@jhl.fi.