Kalajoki with its long beach and sand dune area "Hiekkasärkät" is a compact holiday area in Northern Finland situated at the seaside of the Bothnian Bay, 1,5 h drive south of Oulu airport via Route 8. Kalajoki is ideal for guests who value pure and spectacular nature, are interested in traditions and history and appreciate also high-standard accommodation and services. There is a large variety of holiday villas, cottages and apartments and three hotels, one with a spa.
Kalajoki offers a variety of year-round possibilities for a wonderful holiday and services directly at the sea. A lot of activities, sights and guided tours: sailing trip on a wooden sailing boat to the islet Maakalla with a fishermen tradition, Kalajoki visitor centre with the history and traditions of the area, Old Town Plassi, seal spotting, sand- and snow yoga, Nordic walking, beach life, hiking in Siiponjoki river valley, biking, horse back riding, golf, surfing, SUP, winter windsurfing, kite boarding, canoeing and hiking on a frozen sea in the Rahja archipelago, jetskis, carting, geocaching, disc golf, outdoor water parks, adventure park, snowmobiling, cross country skiing
Winter activities in Kalajoki
Snowmobile, huskies, cross-country skiing, snowshoe walking, ski trekking, northern lights, animal/ bird watching, ice fishing, spa and day spa, bowling, gym, adventure park Pakka, snowkiting, icekarting, wintersurfing, fatbike safari, frisbeegolf, Superpark, smokesauna and bathtub, sliding For free: KalajokiVisitor Centre, hiking tracks in pine forests and duckboards on the sand dunes, bird watching towers, Lapp"kota" huts and a campfire site.
Summer activities in Kalajoki
Fishing, hiking, canoeing/ kayaking, horseback riding, biking, Nordic Walking, golf, cruise, trekking, seatrips to fisherman islands Maakalla. Watersports: sup, kite, windsurfing For kids: perfect beach for kids, waterpark Jukupark, adventure park Pakka, Superpark, Lohilaakso fishing activity center, Kalajoki Visitor Centre, traffic park, karting for kids, bikerental, minigolf, guided programs.
Strengths of the destination Kalajoki
top tourism and recreational area
located directly at the sea
beautiful shoreline landscape and sand dunes
interesting history with Maakalla island and Plassi Old Town
diverse offer of year-round activities
large range of cottages and villas
large offer for children, e.g. adventure park Pakka and Superpark
compact holiday area
Number of hotels: 3
Number of cottages: 300
Capacities: 2.000 beds (low season) 10.000 beds high season
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