Water activities


Rip-roaring water activities, fishing, relaxing days on the beach and the ease of boat life. Finnish Lakeland invites you to get the most out of your holiday in Jämsä. The Himos-Jämsä region boasts a stunning array of activities for summer holidaymakers. In Himos-Jämsä area the largest lakes are Lake Päijänne and Lake Längelmävesi. The fish-filled waters of Finnish Lakeland and its sunny beaches offer the perfect setting for spending a summer day. In the Himos-Jämsä area, you can also enjoy fun water activities and swing in the rolling waters  by boat or paddle.


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Fun on the waters

Slip into a pair of waterskis and skim across the surface of the water, hop onto a towable tube for a rip-roaring ride behind a motorboat or enjoy the peace and quiet of a day on an SUP. There’s plenty to do for both beginners and more experienced veterans. Happy days spent playing on the water, Lucky Fish and HimosLomat offer unbeatably fun experiences and fishing  for your holiday.



Hop on a boat in Jämsä harbour, enjoy a summer’s day on the water and experience the best aspects of boating on a guided tour on Finland’s longest lake.


The waterways of Central Finland are the ideal place for paddling enthusiasts. Crystal clear water and gorgeous natural landscapes provide the perfect setting. In the Himos-Jämsä area, you’ll find a wide variety of excellent paddling routes, along which you can take in the very best that the nature of Central Finland has to offer.



Jämsä’s numerous beaches invite holidaymakers to enjoy a sunny summer day and the relaxed beach vibe. In the summer, you can even enjoy some swimming while out shopping, at the Maauimala beach. The sandy beaches at Varpaisniemi and Särkijärvi also draw people in to spend a warm summer day. The Jämsä beaches offer enjoyment for swimming fans of all



The Himos-Jämsä region is tucked in among shimmering waterways. The longest lake in Finland, Lake Päijänne, the beauty of the Jämsänjoki River and the countless smaller lakes attract visitors to the water’s edge. Visitors can come to Himos-Jämsä in their own boat, docking at a guest harbour, or by taking a cruise. Head out on Lake Päijänne for a taste of the real Finnish Lakeland.