Surroundings of Rukki Holiday Home
Rukki Holiday Home is located in a small seaside village which value lies in its beautiful landscape, long coastline and an amazing Koigi bog.
In the immediate vicinity to the accommodation is a legendary Stone of Piret. According to a legend, Piret, the wife of Toell the Great was carrying sauna stones for the sauna to be built in Audla. But the apron strings could not hold the weight and the stone fell on Piret’s foot. The woman started to cry out of pain and despair. Her tears formed the bog around the boulder and to this day, it is still known as Naistesoo, or the Women’s bog.
Likewise, the only bog in Saaremaa lies on the territory of the parish – Koigi bog with its beautiful lakes and hollows, fascinating flora, fauna and birds. There is an educational trail that helps to exhibit that unique and interesting attraction to nature tourists. The trail is built of metal plates and three observation towers with heights of 4, 7 and 10 m are installed beside the trail.
About a 15-minute car ride from Rukki Holiday Home is Kahtla islet. With its beautiful juniper, species-rich vegetation and seaside bird species, Kahtla islet is considered to be the pearl of Laimjala parish. It is also a place for one of the sights in the parish – Laidunina lighthouse, commonly known as Kahtla lighthouse. The height of the red brick tower is 24 metres from the foot and 27 metres above sea level. The lighthouse was built in 1907 and is an architectural monument.
Nearby Rukki Holiday Home (about 5 minutes by car) is Kõiguste port which is a prospective marina.
Rukki Holiday Home is located in a small seaside village which value lies in its beautiful landscape, long coastline and an amazing Koigi bog. The holiday home has 3 rooms and 6 beds. It is a great opportunity to spend your family vacation here.
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