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Myllyniementie 26
85180 Rahja
Kaisa-Leena Korhonen
p. 040 722 6401
kaisa-leena.korhonen@fememare.fi

The lighthouse keepers residence and its facilities

Ulkokalla is located  on the open sea of the Bothnian Bay, about 22 km from the coast of Kalajoki. In the middle of the small islet there is a lighthouse and the former residence of the lighthouse keepers. The house has been repaired into a hotel, which has accommodation for 20 people altogether, in 9 rooms suitable for 1 to 3 people (no own shower or toilets). In the house there is also a dining room, two fireplace rooms, a meeting room with white and flap board, and sauna facilities.

The rooms of the hotel are equipped ascetic but yet luxurious, respecting the history and traditions of the house.The rooms of the hotel are equipped ascetic but yet luxurious, respecting the history and traditions of the house. The beds are most comfortable with bed linens made of linen. The other conveniences fit to the environment as well; the seawater is used to wash up, the sauna is warmed up by wood, there is no water pipe or electricity on the islet. Lighting is solar powered.  Drinking water is brought from the mainland. The privy ("outhouse") is in a separate building.

We cannot sell alcoholic beverages, but you can bring your own with.

Remember to book in advance, if you want to stay overnight or have your meals on the islet!

Notice!

Customers should always be prepared for longer stay on the island, due to the unpredictable weather conditions that may detain the departure. Regularly taken medicines should be taken with to last at least for a week, just in case. For footwear we recommend firm shoes, absolutely no heels! Take with you also some warm and wind stopping clothes, even in the summer. On the sea the weather can be cold though it is warm on the mainland. On the other hand, there is more sunny days and less rain than on the mainland.

If the wind is 5 bofor (10 m/s) or more, Ulkokalla cannot be reached. If the departure is delayed due to the wind, accommodation for the extra nights will be free of charge, for full board is charged 50€/person/day.

Boat transportation to Ulkokalla

We take care of the boat transport of our customers  to Ulkokalla from mainland by the charter boatWe take care of the boat transport of our customers  to Ulkokalla from mainland by the charter boat. The port of  departure is the fishing port of Konikarvo in Rahja, Kalajoki.

Driving instructions: Drive about 11 km to south from the centre of Kalajoki along the road 8, and turn to harbour of Rahja (sign: RAHJAN SATAMA and RUUKKI). Drive about 2,5 km and turn left to the fishing port of Konikarvo (sign: KALASATAMA, Konikarvotie). Drive about 2 km, the road ends to the fishing port. The boat departs from the quay F.

Notice, that you have to book in advance, when coming to Ulkokalla!