There's a full range of family rooms and suites, or go for a stylish apartment in the forest. The play area and Northern Lights viewing room are a favourite. Exclusive to Santa’s Magic.
- Northern Lights viewing room
- Lounge bar with open fireplace, small souvenir shop and children's play area
- Buffet breakfast & 3-course buffet-style evening meal
- Festive Buffet Dinner on your last night
Elegant and super comfy rooms
All the rooms have an en-suite bath or shower and toilet, balcony, TV and free WiFi.
Family Bedrooms (Type A)This room has two single beds and a double sofa-bed, which is suitable for one grown-up or two children. You'll have an en-suite with shower, TV, hairdryer, and everything you need for tea, coffee and cocoa.SLEEPS 2-4
Twin Bedrooms (Type F)Twin bedroom with a private en-suite with a shower, balcony, TV, minibar, hairdryer and everything you need for tea, coffee and cocoa. You can also book these rooms as pairs for families of 4-6 (type G).SLEEPS 2-3
Family Suites (Type B)Twin bedroom and separate lounge with a sofa-bed, which is suitable for 1 adult or 2 children. These rooms come with a private en-suite with either a bath (the only baths in the hotel) or a sauna with a shower. All rooms have a balcony, TV, minibar, hairdryer and everything you need for tea, coffee and cocoa. You can also book these rooms as pairs for families of 4-6 (type C).SLEEPS 4
Interconnecting Suites (Type C)These are interconnecting family suites (one comes with an extra single bed), with a shower, toilet, sauna, balcony, TV, minibar, tea, coffee and hairdryer. It has a bathroom with shower and toilet, and you'll have access to a balcony, TV and minibar, tea and coffee and a hairdryer. You'll also have access to a shared sauna. One suite has a bath rather than a shower, but no sauna.SLEEPS 4-5
Superior Family Suites (Type H)Two interconnecting, newly renovated superior rooms, with twin beds and a single sofa bed suitable for a child. One has a private sauna you can snap up, and they all have a bathroom, balcony, TV, minibar, hairdryer, tea and coffee.SLEEPS 4-6
Family Apartments (Type D)Twin bedroom and separate lounge with a double sofa-bed and access to a shared sauna. There's also a private bathroom, balcony, TV, hairdryer and kitchenette. The apartments are just a 2 minute walk away from the main hotel - just two buildings behind.SLEEPS 2-4
Family Apartments (Type E)Two twin bedrooms and separate lounge with a double sofa-bed, shared sauna, private bathroom, balcony, TV, hairdryer and kitchenette. The apartments are just a 2 minute walk away from the main hotel - just two buildings behind.SLEEPS 4-6
A comfy spot in the centre of Saariselkä
Santa’s Hotel Riekonlinna offers a range of family rooms, suites and family apartments set in the woods behind the main hotel building, only a short walk away.
The family apartments and suites are tastefully furnished and equipped with modern amenities. Additionally, the cabin-style rooms are situated on one single level.
If the Northern Lights come out to play, head to the viewing room and dive into a squishy sofa to watch the spectacular show.
The food here has a great reputation, with a buffet breakfast and dinner served in the main building of the hotel, including your Festive Dinner on your final evening.
There’s lots to do - playroom for the kids, gym, sauna, a cosy bar with an open fireplace, and a lovely boutique gift shop for souvenirs.
Choose your Santa’s Lapland experience
Both of our Lapland holiday packages include a reindeer ride, sledging with huskies, tobogganing, lots of snowy activities like snow hockey and mini skidoos, and a private visit with Santa. On our Santa’s Aurora package, your activity centre is exclusive to our Santa’s Aurora families and you’ll have an additional wilderness dinner, a longer husky ride and a snowmobile safari.
SANTAs MAGICYour choice of four hotels with everything you've dreamed of for a magical Lapland adventure.Explore Santa’s Magic
A wilderness you’ve only seen in your dreams.
Drive your own reindeer sleigh.
Santa is here - your magical adventure starts now.
Believe your eyes, this is an experience your family will cherish forever.From £1169 per adultSee what's included
FREE CHILD PLACES & £100 OFF PER PERSON ON SELECTED HOTEL STAYS
Don't Miss Out On This Limited-Time Magic
We're giving the gift of incredible savings this year with FREE child places on our Santa’s Magic package for selected dates in November and December 2023.
PLUS, enjoy an additional £100 per person discount for all 2023 stays at Hotel Riekonlinna and Hotel Tunturi.
|Departing from||Departure Dates|
|Birmingham||28/11/2023, 30/11/2023, 05/12/2023|
|Bristol||27/11/2023, 06/12/2023, 12/12/2023|
|Leeds Bradford||27/11/2023, 29/11/2023|
|London Gatwick||27/11/2023, 28/11/2023, 29/11/2023, 06/12/2023|
Half Price Child Places 2024
Enjoy half price child places on our Santa's Magic package for these selected dates in November and December 2024.
|Departing from||Departure Dates|
|Birmingham||28/11/2024, 05/12/2024, 10/12/2024, 12/12/2024|
|London Gatwick||27/11/2024, 04/12/2024, 09/12/2024, 11/12/2024, 28/11/2024|
Superb experience from start to end. Staff all helpful at hotel and on the Santa experience day. Would thoroughly recommend
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No one knows how to make Christmas more magical
Flights, transfers, half-board accommodation, a fun-filled activity trip and snowsuits are all included.
If you find your Santa’s Lapland trip cheaper before booking, we’ll match the price.
Getting to Lapland has never been easier, with direct flights from around the UK to Ivalo.
Terms and Conditions
Free child places apply to the youngest child, aged 11 and under at the time of travel and are limited to one per family (i.e. one place per two full-paying adult Guests). They are only available on selected 2023 Santa’s Magic departure dates on a first-come, first-served basis and can be combined with the £100 off per person promotion for selected hotels in 2023. Free child places apply to the basic holiday price only, does not include room or airport supplements, meals and other activities which are payable in full. The discounts are valid at the time of writing but are subject to availability and change and can be withdrawn at any time.
The half-price child places apply to the youngest child, aged 11 and under at the time of travel, and are limited to one per family (i.e. one place per two full-paying adult passengers). They are only available on selected 2024 Santa's Magic departure dates on a first-come, first-served basis. The half-price child place applies to the the basic holiday price only, not including room/airport supplements, meals, activities etc, which are payable in full. The discounts are valid at the time of writing but are subject to availability/change and can be withdrawn at any time.