WNTR Sauna by Kesärafla

Pallarintie 17, 96600 Rovaniemi 30

This winter, try the heat of the best sauna in Rovaniemi and the chill waters of the river Kemijoki! The legendary Kesärafla Summer Restaurant & Sauna is expanding its operations: In the coming winter season, this Rovaniemi summer hangout will be open as WNTR Sauna, an atmospheric living room for both locals and travelers to the north.

 The heart of WNTR Sauna is a spacious wood-burning sauna, known as the best traditional Finnish sauna experience in town! The sauna seats 35 people at a time. A winter swimming hole has been opened for the sauna visitors, there is an outdoor fire in the vicinity, and food and drink are available for consumption in the sitting area. Separate dressing and showering facilities are available for men and women.

  • entrance fee: 24 € / person, including sauna, swimming hole, using the outdoor fire, and Lapland Hotels slippers. 12 € / children aged 4–12.
  • Children are welcome with parents on first sauna times 3 - 6 p.m.
  • Opening hours: Wed-Sun 3–9 p.m. The maximum length for visits is 90 minutes.
  • There are license to sell alcohol in the area. Own drinks and food is not allowed.

Please note that using a swimming suit is necessary in the unisex-sauna. Remember to bring your suit and a towel with you. If you do not have your own, we also hire towels and adult swim suits.

The sauna is located next to the Ounasvaara Ski Resort by the river Kemijoki, only a five-minute drive from Rovaniemi city centre. The restaurant and the sauna can be found outside Lapland Hotels Ounasvaara Chalets by the riverbank.

You are welcome to enjoy our relaxing sauna, chilling ice hole swimming, warming reindeer goulash, and our selection of delicious drinks!


Contact details

E-mail: [email protected] Phone: +358 -(0)16 323 4100



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