I admit, I have been really poor in encouraging my guests to review their stay with us on TripAdvisor and other social media. But I will try to improve on this. So, if you have stayed here and have a moment, write a review of us and help us to get better and to reach out to more potential guests.
Some of my fantastic guests have made their reviews already, thank you so much for taking your precious time to do it! I am deligthed to read how much you have enjoyed your stay here. And if I could review you as guests – you are all beyond excellence and I am sure that I have the best guests, and together with you, I have the best job in the world!
Belinda and Niall stayed here in January 2020 – read about their stay at TripAdvisor!
What a wonderful time we had at the Sapmi Nature Camp! Lennart is an warm and genuine host, with a real passion for sharing his knowledge of the Sami way of life and for taking excellent care of his guests.
The camp is very peaceful and I can definitely say that the night spent sleeping in the lavvu was more comfortable than some hotels that I have recently stayed in. The bed was very comfy and despite the snowfall outside, the lavvu was well heated throughout the night.
Lennart ensured that we were well fed during our stay, giving us the chance to try homemade reindeer jerky, delicious arctic char that he had caught and smoked himself, and the wonderful cheese quiche.
As for activities, we tried cross-country skiing for the first time and despite our initial reservations, we really enjoyed the experience, following a well marked route. We also were able to travel just a short distance from the camp to see some wild reindeer and moose, a real treat given how difficult it can be to ever see moose (we saw about 7 of them).
The real highlight of the visit was hearing stories of the Sami way of life and history of reindeer herding in Sapmi. We shared lots of good conversation in a relaxed and authentic environment. This was definitely not your average tourist experience and Lennart has worked hard to make the camp a really special place to visit. Thank you!
Peter and Irene came from Switzerland and stayed here for 3 nights in January 2020. This is the feedback they sent to their tour operator :
Der Aufenthalt im Sapmi Camp war absolut traumhaft!!! Perfekt von A-Z mit einem unglaublich symphatischen und kompetenten Lennart! Was wir bei ihm über die Sami-Kultur erfahren haben war einmalig. Sein Essen sehr authentisch und schmackhaft. Das Schlafen im Zelt mit Ofen war ein super Erlebnis. Seine Sauna die schönste der Welt. Die Skis in tip toppen Zustand und wir haben den Ski-Ausflug mit ihm über den See sehr genossen. Unbedingt weiter empfehlen!
I try to translate it: the stay at Sapmi Camp was an absolute dream! Perfect from a to z with an unbelievable sympathetic and competent Lennart! What we learned from him about the Sami culture was absolute unique. Food was very authentic and tasty. Sleeping in the tent with the stove heating was a superb experience. His Sauna is the most beautiful in the world. Skis in perfect shape and we very enjoyed the ski-tour on the lake. definitively reccommendable!
Read about Nancy’s and Bert’s stay in January 2020 at TripAdvisor
Sapmi Nature is a magical place located on the shore of a quiet lake. My husband and I stayed for two nights in one of Lennard’s tipis and it was very cozy. Lennart is a kind and gracious host and went out of his way to make sure we had a great stay. He is Sami and we learned a lot about his culture while enjoying dinner. We ate all our meals there and let me tell you, he is a fantastic cook! We got to try local specialties such as reindeer, trout, arctic char and smoked ptarmigan. There are also vegetarian choices. The surrounding area is breathtakingly beautiful with no other houses around. It is as if you have the lake to yourself! We went cross country skiing over the lake and into the nearby forest. Later Lennart made us a lovely lunch of reindeer sausage, steaks and potatoes outside on the grill.We saw many reindeer while we were there along with ptarmigan and red fox tracks in the snow. That night Lennart got the sauna going and it was a wonderful treat after a day of activities. The sauna has two large windows that face the lake. You couldn’t beat the view or the privacy. If you are looking for an authentic and cultural experience in nature this is the place to go!
Thank you all! Lennart, Sápmi Nature