Discover Fagerholm: Where History and Hospitality Unite
Nestled in the Finnish south-western archipelago, Fagerholm is more than a privately owned island; it’s a living testament to centuries of rich history, dating back to the 16th century. Today, this exclusive retreat is carefully stewarded by Captium Havstjärna, a family-run business with a background deeply rooted in military and technology.
A Haven of Heritage and Hospitality:
As you step onto Fagerholm, you step into a legacy that spans generations. The “White House,” standing proudly since the early 1700s, once served as the residence for the coast guard and his family, embodying the island’s pivotal role as a customs and coast guard station. Meticulously renovated to preserve its historical significance, the White House now offers a residence with a touch of timeless charm.
Strategic Significance Through the Ages:
For over 400 years, Fagerholm has been more than an island—it’s been a strategic outpost for Finland, Sweden, and Russia. From customs and passport control to covert meetings and fishing trips for country leaders, the island’s role in history is as diverse as the landscapes that surround it. Even today, the Finnish military and defense forces, in collaboration with Captium Havstjärna, maintain a presence, ensuring security with radar stations, communication hubs, and a steadfast commitment to protection.
Your Exclusive Retreat:
Fagerholm isn’t just a place; it’s an experience. You can make this haven your own, hosting Strategy/ExCom meetings, corporate events, or personal celebrations. Our hotel and restaurant, capable of accommodating up to 40 people, offer bespoke packages tailored to your preferences. Whether it’s reconnecting with nature or relishing home-cooked cuisine in an open and relaxed environment, Fagerholm welcomes you to call it home for a few days.
Guardians of Nature, Keepers of Tradition:
Beyond its historical significance, Fagerholm remains a sanctuary for nature enthusiasts. The island boasts its own expanding national weather station, delivering regular weather reports on the radio. But amidst this natural beauty lies a reminder of wartime history—the SS Hindenburg rests at a depth of 60m, a silent witness to the island’s past. While diving near the wreckage is restricted for safety, the currents and naval traffic only emphasize the island’s enduring significance.
Fagerholm: Where Security Meets Serenity:
Security isn’t just a word here; it’s a commitment. Continuous monitoring, artillery canons, and air-defense weapons stand as guardians, ensuring that every meeting and event on Fagerholm is not just memorable but secure. Your time on the island is an experience crafted with precision, where the echoes of history harmonize with the tranquility of nature.
Embark on a journey into exclusivity, privacy, and the embrace of nature. Fagerholm awaits, ready to create moments that last a lifetime. Welcome home.