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Nature Photos & Morning Coffee

Biofoto Finland has updated their photo exhibition in Villa Maija’s breakfast room. Everybody is welcome to enjoy breakfast and a cup of coffee in the company of beautiful nature photos. The profiled photo is taken from a hideout, which photographer Annika Lindblom has been using for some time to observe raccoon[…]

HSF, Itäsatama, Hanko, Finland, November 2016

Hanko Fotofestival is arranged on September 2nd, 2017

The theme for this years foto festival is Visual Overload – The Hunt for the Perfect Photo. In our pursuit of the perfect photo, we snap image after image. Extra filters are used as we hope to get likes from strangers online. The stream of images is endless while the content is[…]

Hanko Pride Parade Hotel Villa Maija

The second Hanko Pride takes place on August 18th – 20th

Finland’s southernmost Pride, Hanko Pride was arranged for the first time last year and became an immediate success. The Pride weekend was visited by about 3000 party people. This year’s event is expected to be even bigger and more colourful! You can see the program at There’s program for all ages[…]

Hotel Villa Maija TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor has awarded Hotel Villa Maija with a Certificate of Excellence 2017. The designation is given to establishments that have consistently achieved great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. Thank you to everyone who has posted a review on TripAdvisor! Feedback is extremely important to us and all ideas for improvement of our services[…]

Villa Maija wishes everyone a happy Midsummer

The Midsummer bonfire is lit on Friday the 23rd at 9 PM. You can read more about the Midsummer festivities on the Tourist Office’s Website. Villa Maija’s popular breakfast buffet is served on Saturday and Sunday between 9 and 11:30 AM. Everybody is welcome for breakfast! Price for adults 10[…]

Summer in Hanko is packed with events

Summer is the prime time of events in Hanko. Depending on the week there will be crowds of tennis players, yachtsmen, friends of the theatre, bridge players, motorboat enthusiasts and sea kayakers in the streets. Below you’ll find a few picks from the calendar: 16.-17.6 Taste Hanko, Hanko restaurant days 7-9.7[…]

Hanko Casino, Finland March 2015

Villa Maija participates in the MayDay event on May 27th, 2017

MayDay on May 27th, 2017, kicks off the national swimming season with a collective dip in Hanko. To celebrate the town’s old spa traditions a number of happenings take place, including traditional festive speeches, horn music, a wonderful exhibition on Spa traditions, and two guided walks in the center of town. The[…]

Hanko Örö Cruise Map Villa Maija

Cruise from Hanko to the fortress island of Örö

The fortress island of Örö was a closed military zone for a hundred years, but a few years ago it was opened to the public. This summer Marine Lines starts to provide cruises from Hanko to Örö and back, starting from June 25th, 2017. Cruises are arranged every Sunday until August[…]

Hanko Seaside Spa opens in April

Hanko is a famous seaside resort but it hasn’t had a proper spa since 1939. This changes in April when the new Seaside Spa is opened. Below a few quotes from various Finnish media: 16.2.2017: “Me emme ole missään vaiheessa menettäneet meidän kylpyläkaupunki-brändiämme ja nythän Hangosta tulee jälleen kylpyläkaupunki 80 vuoden[…]

Come and enjoy the first signs of spring in Hanko!

Villa Maija is open again after the winter break. Have you noticed our opening offer? You will get a 20% discount if you stay for two nights (or longer) during the period March 23rd – April 17th. Read more about the offer here. We would also like to remind that Villa[…]