Location and arrival

Kakola Spa is located at Kakolanmäki in Turku. The hill is known for its colourful history as the prison for Finland’s worst criminal. Prison activities in Kakola ended in 2007, and since then, the area has been developed into a proud, modern neighbourhood.

This is how you get to Kakola Spa

The easiest way to reach us is by public transportation. Welcome!

We recommend using public trasportation. The Turku region public transportation Föli line number 1 towards the harbour. It stops on Linnakatu, just below Kakolanmäki (bus stop number 49). From Linnankatu, you can walk up the hill or take the unique funicular directly in front of Graniittilinna.

It’s approximately 1.5 kilometers from the main railway station to Kakola Spa, and just under 4 kilometers from Kupittaa railway station.

The distance from Turku harbour is 2 kilometers.

You can walk to Kakolanmäki either from the Port Arthur (Portsa) side via Kakolankatu and up the slope next to Hotel Kakola. From Linnankatu, you can climb through the Kakolanpuisto park via Serpenttiinitie or take the funicular.

Parking facilities at Kakola Hill are currently limited.

Spa customers can park at the parking garage located at the end of Graniittilinnankatu. Clients staying at Hotel Kakola can enter the parking garage from the hotel side (address: Kakolankatu 19). The completion of the parking garage is still underway, so there are two floors open for parking. You can pay the parking fee using the Easypark or Parkman apps, or pay at the spa reception upon arrival (6,50€ for a 3.5-hour spa visit). If you choose to pay at the reception, please remember to note down your car’s license plate number, as it will be recorded in the parking control system.

Street parking at Kakola Hill is prohibited, and the area is monitored for parking violations.

Spa etiquette

To guaranty the privacy of our guests, the use of mobile phones, cameras and similar devices in the pool and sauna area is prohibited. Therefore, mobile phones and other valuables are left in the lockers.

We hope you familiarize yourself with our spa etuiquette before your visit.

Kakola Spa is waiting for you.

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