Request availability when booking: all activities cannot be organised at all times. Guidance and instructions can be arranged according to your needs.

In the summer


There’s a swing set, lots of space for kids to play and an opportunity to play football, floorball, volleyball, croquet or badminton. Specially designed Kainiemi Olympics for the whole family can be organized upon request.


The tennis court in Kainiemi has a clay base, which makes it fairly slow and therefore particularly suitable for amateur players. The court is free to use and lessons can be arranged.


A rowing boat is available for all visitors to use, with an outboard motor available to rent for those looking for more speed.

Kainiemi has a Bella 600 HT motorboat, which can be used for boat trips to Nurmes or further. The boat accommodates 2-6 people and is available for rent for anyone with sufficient skills.

Canoeing and rowing

A kayak for two is available for rent. Nurmes is about an hour away by canoe. The rowing boats can be rowed with two sets of oars to speed up the journey.


Bella can be used for water-skiing, by yourself or with an instructor.


Fishing equipment is available for rent. The boats can also be used for fishing on the lake, by trolling or with fish nets and traps.


A Joe17 sailing boat, an optimist dinghy or a windsurfing board are available for rent. Hiring an instructor is also possible.

Quad bike safaris

Quad bike safaris are possible in Nurmes at Bomba Action.

Hiking and cross-country biking

You can take a bike ride or go hiking in the surrounding nature. There’s plenty of beautiful nature to be discovered near Nurmes. Bikes can be rented from the villas.


The nearest golf courses are in Nurmes, Nilsiä, Tahko and Vuokatti.

In the winter


Skiing tracks that are connected to the city tracks go around Kainiemi. Skis and skiing boots are avaible for rent. There’s also a skiing centre near the city centre.


By renting snowshoes you can go wandering on the snowy ice and hills.


If the weather allows, a skating rink can be ploughed on the lake.


Snowmobiles can be rented for own use or instructed driving. A sleigh ride for 10 people can be arranged.

Swimming in the frozen lake

An ice hole can be drilled for refreshing dips in the frozen lake.

Downhill skiing

The closest slopes are in Tahkovuori, Koli, Vuokatti and Siilinjärvi.