Cottages in Estonia
If you are willing to travel to Estonia, then it is a great choice for young and old! This destination has it all! There are plenty of fun activities to do in the summer and winter months. Besides all the impressive man-made entertainment, nature makes the country special and worth visiting. If you did not know, then Estonia is a country on th eastern coast of the Baltic Sea in Northern Europe. Does knowing that Estonian landscape is largely the outcome of glacial activity make you curious to explore? If so, then staying at one of the Nature.house cottages in Estonia can be your starting point for your adventure!
Flora and fauna
Almost half of Estonia’s surface is covered by mixed forests that contain about 90 native species of trees and shrubs. The most common ones are irs, birches, and aspens. In fact, scots pine is the most common native tree. However, the less common are oaks, maples, elms, and ashes. Another feature that occupies a large area of the surface are meadows, marshes and swamps. All of the features make a perfect environment for nature houses surrounded by unspoiled nature.
In Estonia about 60 species of mammals can be found. The most common ones are - roe deer, red deer, and wild pigs. In the deep forests of the northeast, bears and lynx can be spotted. Also, foxes, badgers, rabbits, hare, and—along the riverbanks—mink and nutria can be found. In case of staying in one of the cottages in the woods, spotting animals from your cosy cottage could be a fun activity. Many fish species can be found in Estonian waters, the most common ones are - cod, herring, salmon, eel, plaice, and others. The list of the birds that can be spotted in Estonia compails more than 380 species.
For people who are opting for diverse activities during their holidays, then Estonia is the right place to be! There you will be able to get close to nature by visiting many of the nature sites such as - Keila waterfall, Blue Springs of Saula, Ohessaare cliff and rock stacks and much more. At the destination, you will be able to find many hiking, nature tours, national parks and gardens. Do you have a passion for bird watching? Then Estonia is the place to go and spot a few of 380 bird species. Also, horseback riding can be an exciting activity for young and old visitors. If you are willing to spoil yourself during your holidays, then visiting one of many day or medical spas is the must. Also you will be surprised by the wide offers of saunas. If you want to have a private sauna experience, you can check Nature.house offered accommodations with sauna. If sauna is not enough, then be sure to check out houses with private pools!
If you are interested in history and culture, then there are multiple interesting museums, castles, lighthouses, churches and forts to visit. If you are creative and really want to participate in something interesting, you should sign up for arts and crafts workshops that will be interesting not only for adults but kids as well. Do you love to go shopping? Then in Estonia you will be able to find many local boutiques as well as cute places where you will be able to find unique handicrafts and souvenirs. Apart from that, a wide variety of shopping centers can be found. Guess what, there is even more! In summer you can participate in many water sports activities like kayaking and canoeing. Have you ever played golf? If not then it’s the time to try out your skills! In Estonia you will be able to find a lot of indoor and outdoor golf places, such as - Adventure Golf Center, Kuutsemäe Disc Golf Park and much more. Does sailing sound fun to you? If so, then what do you think of going on a sunset cruise for a romantic getaway? And if you can not get enough of the beautiful sunsets, the sound of the beach you must check out one of the cottages near the sea.
Same as in summer, there are a lot of fun things to do also in winter. Have you ever thought about hiking in winter in snow? In Taevaskoda you can try out fun things such as a kick-sledge hike. Ice skating sounds fun, right? But have you ever tried ice skating on a lake? If not then grab your skates and let’s go! If you do not have ones, do not worry, you can rent them anywhere! However, it is important to know that the temperature in January is around −8 to −5 °C and in July around 16 to 17 °C.
We want to give people a relaxing and calm experience in the natural world, a perfect way to escape their busy lives. But we would also like to give back to nature and now you can help us. Did you know that your booking with Nature.house is helping contribute to nature and fight climate change? It’s true! For every night booked on our website, we are planting one tree in Tanzania, Burkina Faso or the island of Madagascar. And when you subscribe to our newsletter, we also count this as a tree to plant. Research shows that planting trees is the most effective and efficient way to fight climate change, so we decided to plant a tree for every night booked with Nature.house. So what are you waiting for? Pick the most suitable cottage in Estonia for your trip and give back to nature. In case you are planning to go on a longer trip, visiting neighbouring countries could be a fun idea. Just like in Estonia, there you will be amazed by the rich culture and plenty of interesting activities. If you are up to discovering as much as possible, on the Nature.house website you will find the most suitable accommodation in the neighbouring countries that are - Finland, Russia and Latvia. Don't forget to check out our last minute deals, in case you are impatient with your holidays. If you have any questions, send us a message on our Facebook account and we will help you right away. Enjoy!