Selkä-Sarven vartiotupa Rental Hut

Exceptionally, bookings for the reservation and rental huts maintained by National Parks Finland for the year 2025 can only be made starting from the beginning of November 2024. More information

The Coast Guard's former guardhouse is located at the northern end of Selkä-Sarvi Island, in the Bothnian Bay National Park. There is no land connection or boat transport to the island. 

Rental hut for 4 people, 33.5 m2 


€ 70 / night. The price includes value added tax 10%


Reservations will be available through Eräluvat web store (

Booking information

Book from Eräluvat-webshop


Southern Lapland, Kemi, Bothnian Bay National Park.


Coordinates for the Selkä-Sarven vartiotupa Rental Hut:
WGS-84 coordinates lat: N 65° 36,914' lon: E 024° 11,752' KKJ coordinates N 7282950 E 3370970


  • Basic/topographic map chart no. 2532 03 
  • Coastal map no. 59, Kemi‒Tornio, 1:50 000 
  • Nautical chart series G (Bothnian Bay), 1:50 000


€ 70 / night. The price includes value added tax 10%.


Keys for the Selkä-Sarven Vartio rental hut are available in the key cabinet located next to the door. You will recieve the code via email after booking. 


Heating and light

An open fireplace. Please note that it takes some time before the hut is properly warm! Solar powered electicity for lightning and charching equipment. 


A gas stove, crockery.

Drinking water

Bring drinking water with you. The water in the island's well is not to be used.


Bunk beds, pillows, blankets. Bring your own bedsheets. 


There is a wood heated rental sauna for shared use at the excursion harbour. Sauna fee is icluded in this hut's rental price. 


An outhouse. Bring your own toilet paper. 

Waste management

There is no waste managementPlease do not leave any litter or other traces of your stay. Small amounts of compostable waste can be disposed in the dry toilet. Small amounts of dry and clean paper or cardboard can be used as a kindling. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.


  • There is a barbecue hut, a campfire site, a woodshed and a dry toilet at the hut's yard for shared use.
  • The boat landing site is located at the nearby excursion harbour. 
  • The Kokko Rental Hut as well as the Kalla Open Wilderness Hut and the Ailinpieti fishing base are located in the southern part of Selkä-Sarvi Island. There is a nature trail (about 1 km) to the Ailinpieti fishing base.
  • Pets are not allowed in the hut. There is no smoking allowed in the hut.
  • Safety on hiking.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.

More information Liminka Bay Visitor Centre, tel. +358(0)206 39 6059 (The price of the call is EUR 0.00/min + mobile phone charge specified in your mobile phone subscription or local network charge when using a landline phone.)

Guidelines on using Rental Huts

Read Guidelines on using Rental Huts.

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Outdoor Etiquette

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1. Respect nature.

2. Mainly use marked trails.

3. Camp only where it is allowed.

4. Light your campfire only where it is allowed.

5. Do not litter.

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