Jalavaniemi is an ideal place to spend holiday all year round. It enjoys a central location in Iittala, part of Hämeenlinna city, just a five kilometer drive from the motorway. Spending your holiday beside the lake Vanajavesi lets you enjoy both scenery and activities. There are  two high-quality rental cottages Villa Haikara and Villa Joutsen in the area.  Jalavaniemi offers also places for caravans  for long term rent.
 
Jalavaniemi area is a great place to go fishing, swimming and rowing. The location is also perfect for picking berries and mushrooms. There are also a variety of birds to be observed and heard, such as swan, osprey and bittern. White-tailed deer is a common guest in the Jalavaniemi area. You can also go walking along the near roads and just enjoy the traditional country site. In winter time you will find ski track over lake ice.
 
Several leisure activities and amenities can be reached easily from Jalavaniemi. There is only 5 km to Iittala village where you can find basic amenities. In Hämeenlinna city, about half an hour drive, you can find many interesting things to see and a wide range of activities. A big shopping centre, Ideapark, is only 35 minutes drive away from the cottage.