Soontaga rental hut

  • Only battery based light sources are allowed in the forest hut, the use of candles is prohibited.
  • In connection with the long-term road repair on the Võru-Kuigatsi-Tõrva highway (no. 69) on the section between Valga road and Soontaga village (see, the Rõngu-Pikasilla highway (no. 52) must be used to reach the Soontaga camping area. 900 m from Pikasilla Väike Emajõgi bridge towards Rõngu, turn to the forest road to the south (RMK sign), after 2.4 km drive along the right branch of the road and after 4 km turn right again at the sign and after about 1 km you will be there! Detour plan in the first photo.
Soontaga rental hut is an ideal place for people who want to enjoy the silence, read a book, and take pleasure in sauna and the cool lake water in the evening. However, if reading and sauna is not enough, it is possible to go for a short walk on the signposted hiking trail, which takes you to the bank of the Väike-Emajõgi River. Soontaga Nature Reserve is undoubtedly an exciting place for bird watchers – here you can meet the black stork, the osprey and in the evenings, the Ural owl. Therefore, have your binoculars at hand!
PhoneView availability in the calendar and book online at by clicking the BOOK button at the respective hut. Same-day bookings can not be made online.
Type of objectRental hut
Parking facilitiesParking for 2 cars
AmenitiesThe hut sleeps 6 people. There is a wood-heated cooking stove, table and benches, bunks and a sauna in the hut. Please bring your own sleeping equipment, dishes, drinking water, battery based light sources- the use of candles is prohibited. There is dry toilet and the campfire site outside only usesrs of the rental hut. No drinking water, no electricity.
Prices65 € per day
Camping facilities Only users of the rental hut, for 8 people, 5 €/person
Outdoor fireplace 1 outdoor fireplace
Hiking options On the Soontaga hiking trail.
Accommodation yes
Sleeps (no. of people)Sleeps 6 people
Berries and mushroomsCowberries, bilberries, mushrooms
Winter accessibilityIn the hut there is a cooking stove with “hot wall”. Firewood provided.
For winter use a warm winter hiking equipment (sleeping, mat etc) is needed.
Additional informationAdvance booking is required. Please clean the rooms before you leave the hut. Tent camping for users of the rental hut only; max 8 person, 5 € per person.
RestrictionsPersons under the age of 18 are allowed to book and use the rental hut only together with an adult.
LocationTõrva municipality, Valga County. Object no 39 on the recreation area map.
Driving directionsOn Võru–Kuigatsi–Tõrva road, 3 km from the Jõhvi–Tartu–Valga road junction, turn right onto the small gravel road (follow the sign “RMK Soontaga metsamaja ja telkimisala”), drive about 3 km and turn left (sign “RMK Soontaga metsamaja ja telkimisala”). After about 1 km turn left before the artificial lake. Follow the sign “RMK Soontaga metsamaja”.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 58.021242
longitude: 26.070255
L-EST 97 x: 6432989 y: 622328