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Summer has arrived to Hanko

We’ve had amazing summer weather in Hanko for the past two weeks. Even the sea water is exceptionally warm considering the time of year. Officially the summer season begins on June 1st. Now all restaurants, cafes and shops have opened. New for this season is HSF Stefan’s Steakhouse and Restaurant Bravas with tastes and traditions from Spain[…]

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By following us you’ll get information and nice photos from Hanko, Finland! All blog posts from Villa Maija’s website will also be shared on social media. Additionally you’ll get attractive last-minute deals and information about cancellations and vacant rooms.

The Sea is a Treat for all Senses

To see and hear the sea is calming and gives strength. The newspaper Helsingin Sanomat wrote as follows (05/12/2016): “You can feel the sea despite not seeing it. The sea has a calming effect through the senses. It has a distinctive sound, a rhythmic murmur with splashes. You can feel it through the humidity,[…]

HanGolf Fairway View in May 2014.

Golf Vacation in Southern Finland

The golf season is long in Hanko and the local golf course HanGolf has already been open for two months. Finland’s southernmost golf course is located in Täktom and with 18 holes it provides nice challenges both for beginners and for experienced golfers. From Villa Maija you’ll reach the golf course[…]

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Celebrating 1st of May in Hanko

May is a good time to take advantage of Villa Maija’s affordable spring prices! There are still available nice rooms for the 1st of May weekend (for example suite M4 with two bedrooms). Check out tips for the week and info about restaurants from the Hanko Tourist Office website.   May 1st Photos from 2014[…]

Five Weeks to Summer – Villa Maija Booking Situation

Summer is approaching and we have now handled all advance summer bookings. We had a record number of advance bookings, many of which had been made already last summer. By booking early you’ll ensure the perfect room for the right time. If you haven’t received a confirmation request by e-mail about your summer booking,[…]

Journey of a Feather. Photographer Heidi Holmlund, BioFoto Finland.

Nature Photos & Morning Coffee

Biofoto Finland is presenting a mini exhibition in Villa Maija’s breakfast room. Also others than hotel guests are welcome to enjoy a cup of coffee in the company of beautiful nature photos.      

Villa Maija Main Building Hanko 2014

Springtime in Hanko is Fresh and Bright

Spring comes earlier to Hanko than to other parts of Finland. The first migratory birds arrive as early as the end of March. Around the same time the local golf course is opened. Spring flowers in the villa gardens and green boulevards give joy in May. The nature in Hanko is[…]

Kappelisatama, Hanko, Finland. Sunset in Autumn 2015. Hotel Villa Maija.

The Beautiful Sunsets of Hanko

You can experience spectacular sunsets in Hanko during all seasons. We made a video presenting the best spots. Viewing a sunset on the southernmost tip of Hanko Tulliniemi (“Uddskatan”) is unforgettable. That’s the southernmost point of Finland.

Hanko a paradise for bird watchers – Hotel Villa Maija

Hanko is a Paradise for Birdwatchers

Hanko is situated perfectly for birdwatching in Finland. The first migratory birds arrive to the Hanko peninsula and annually you can see approximately 270 different species. During fall, the funnel-shaped peninsula attracts a lot of south-west moving birds to a fairly narrow strip of land. The shores of Hanko are shallow and the sheltered inlets[…]