Vartiosaari camping area, details and equipment

The camping area is located on Vartiosaari island in eastern Helsinki, near Laajasalo and Tammisalo. The area is intended for use by Helsinki-based youth organisations, youth groups and the municipality’s residents for various camps and events.

Main building Furubacka

  • The heart of the camping area is the old two-storey Villa Furubacka. The main building includes accommodation rooms for sixteen (16) people
  • The lower floor of the main building features a vestibule, a kitchen, a dining room, a living room and one accommodation room. Upstairs, there are three accommodation rooms furnished with beds. Additionally, there is one indoor shower on the lower floor of the main building.
  • Downstairs, there is one accommodation room accessed from the living room. The room can accommodate four overnight visitors.
  • Upstairs, there are three separate accommodation rooms that have room for a total of twelve (12) overnight visitors. The rooms are intended for three, four and five people, respectively.


  • • This fully equipped kitchen includes a convection oven, a refrigerator, a microwave, a coffee maker, an electric kettle and a dishwasher as well as cooking and eating utensils for roughly 20 people.

Dining room

  • There is a dining room in the main building’s kitchen, in addition to which the villa’s lower lobby has a second large table for meals eaten indoors.
  • If the weather is good, meals can be eaten outside using the garden furniture.

Yard area and recreational equipment

    The yard area of the camp, connected to Furubacka, is for outdoor games and activities.

    The yard has direct access to the beach and sauna, as well as the barbecue shelter nearby. The wood-heated floating sauna can accommodate about five people at a time. The sauna does not have running water or separate washing facilities.

    There are also dry toilets located in the yard area.

    Various recreational equipment such as Mölkky, pétanque, balls, and SUP boards are available.

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