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Santa's Magic

A Magical Lapland Experience
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Get the full Lapland experience with Santa and his elves. Revel in a Sleigh Barn show, a Festive Dinner, and see the elves perform in a magical igloo. Jump on a snowmobile sleigh and follow the glow trail to search for Santa.

Our Santa’s Magic package is available to book for 2 or 3 nights. Below is a sample itinerary of what you can expect on our magical 2 night Lapland holiday.

What's included in Santa's Magic?

Getting to Lapland

Flights, transfers and half-board accommodation in your choice of four hotels.

Activities

A full day of activities including a husky and reindeer ride and a private meeting with Santa.

Snowsuits

We'll provide you with a thermal suit, thermal outdoor boots, woolen socks and thermal mittens to keep warm in snowy Saariselkä.

It’s finally here, you’ll be heading 200km above the Arctic Circle to a land that feels like another world. Day 1 Welcome to Saariselkä It’s finally here, you’ll be heading 200km above the Arctic Circle to a land that feels like another world.
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Look out for the cheeky elves who’ll meet you in Saariselkä
Can you speak their language? We’ll then whisk you away to your hotel. The afternoon is yours for snowy adventures - you’ll all be cosy and snuggly with complimentary thermal suits so you can properly explore a real winter wonderland. Watch your kids buzz with excitement as they decide what to do first.
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Tobogganing
Enjoy the thrill of tobogganing, where even grown-ups can unleash their inner child. Twist and turn your way down, then head back for another go.
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Snow, glorious snow
Create new snow friends by building snowmen and carving out snow angels in the thick snow. Have a snowball fight with unlimited powdery ammunition - your thermal suits will keep you warm and dry. Then it’s time for a tasty dinner. You’re in magical Lapland and tomorrow, we search for Santa.
Todays the day. Race across the snow on a husky ride or enjoy the serene setting on a reindeer sleigh ride. Our Elves will lend a helping hand while you search for Santa's secret cabin. Day 2 Search for Santa Todays the day. Race across the snow on a husky ride or enjoy the serene setting on a reindeer sleigh ride. Our Elves will lend a helping hand while you search for Santa's secret cabin.
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Husky sled ride
Our energetic huskies are ready to sprint into action, racing you through the snowy woodland wilderness. This is how the elves get around, swooshing through the snow, cuddled up and cosy. Even better, the grown-ups get to take a turn at driving.
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Reindeer sleigh ride
Snuggle under the blankets in the sleigh, while your local Sami guide takes the reins. Rudolph’s friends will transport you around the incredible scenery - you’ve never seen scenery quite like this.
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Magical Igloos
Step into a real life igloo, where a magical surprise is waiting just for you. Then, pop to the igloo next door to see their glistening ice bar, where you can relax with a drink - and don’t worry, there’s plenty of ice cubes for your refreshing beverage.
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Time for lunch
Recharge your batteries with a wonderfully warming 2-course meal and plenty of hot berry juice.
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Snow and ice activities
Get stuck into some winter games with kick-sledding, snow-hockey, mini skidoo rides. Try your hand at Crazy Reindeer Golf and sprinkle in some extra tobogganing. The best bit? Have as many goes as you like.
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Get cosy in a Kota
Pop inside a traditional Kota (it’s like a teepee) where you can warm up around the soothing cracks and snaps of an open fire, served with delicious refreshments like pancakes and hot berry juice.
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Santa’s secret log cabin
Everything leads up to this magical moment, tucked away in the forests where dreams come true. All aboard the snowmobile sleigh for your private meeting with Santa - keep your eyes peeled for some surprises along the route too. And the best part? Every child will receive a special gift straight from Santa's sack, making this a memory that truly lasts a lifetime.
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Festive Dinner
After a day filled with snowy adventure, it's time to head back to Saariselkä for your Festive Dinner. It's the perfect time to relive all those magical moments and share stories. Don't forget to pop on that Christmas jumper under your snowsuit for some festive flair at dinner.
We’ve brought you into our secret Lappish world, you’ve met Santa, and now there’s a little more time to explore. Day 3 Dream a little longer We’ve brought you into our secret Lappish world, you’ve met Santa, and now there’s a little more time to explore.
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Charming traditional shops
Have a wander round the village’s shops to see all the hand-made Lappish gifts, clothes, toys and Christmas trinkets. Take a memory home with you.
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Looking for more adventure?
Head out on a sleigh or go for a winter walk in the snowy forest. Then, it’s just a short trip back to your flight home. Make sure there’s plenty of room in your case for all the magical memories.

Want more time to enjoy Saariselkä?

All of our experiences are available as 3 night trips with 4 days to experience more magic. Another day in the dreamworld of Lapland, with a host of extraordinary adventures.

Our optional adventures can be booked on our 2 and 3 night trips. On Santa’s Magic, the Northern Lights adventures, if pre-booked, will usually take place on the first evening, while most of our other adventures can be booked for your free day or the morning of your last day. In all cases, excursion dates and times will be confirmed locally once you’ve arrived.

  • An extra day for family time in the snow. Husky and reindeer rides, thrilling snowmobiles, a spot of skiing, or a hunt for the Northern Lights. The choice is yours.
    Optional Adventures
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    Husky Rides
    Zoom through the snow behind eager huskies. Head for a longer trip this time.
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    Reindeer Rides
    A tranquil, calming trip through the fresh snow with the animals who get Santa around.
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    Snowmobile Trips
    See a part of the world untouched by humans, take a snowmobile into the wilderness with your guide.
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    Snow-shoeing
    A fun way to spend time in the deep snow, seeing how the Sámi people used to do it.
  • Explore a little more, make magical memories in this other-worldly wilderness. You're spoilt for choice.
    See for yourself
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  • Everything was so well organised. The whole trip although just ran so smoothly, reps were on hand to answer any questions. Hotel was lovely, good range of food and friendly staff.
    Rhys
    Santa's Holiday Club, Saariselka, Lapland, December 2022
  • Best holiday ever and I'm a hot holiday kind of person. Loved it!
    Laura
    Santa's Star Arctic Hotel, Saariselka, Lapland, December 2022
  • It was a magical experience would recommend to all please go there with the kids I want to go back again soon. Thank you. X
    Elin
    Santa's Hotel Tunturi, Saariselka, Lapland, December 2022
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  • Tunturi Hotel communal lounge
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Santa's Hotel Tunturi
You'll find a sleigh-load of family rooms to choose from, plus you're only a short distance away from a snowy forest for wintry walks.
from £1439 per adult
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Santa's Hotel Riekonlinna
There's a full range of family suites, or go for a stylish apartment in the forest. The play area and Northern Lights viewing room are a favourite.
from £1439 per adult
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  • Saarriselka Inn standard bedroom
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Santa's Saariselka Inn
You'll get a lovely warm welcome at this cosy, traditional Finnish Inn. Packed with character and offering excellent value for money.
from £1399 per adult
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Santa's Hotel Holiday Club
A popular choice for families with a pool, water slides, chutes, spa, jacuzzis and saunas. Festive fun for all the family.
from £1469 per adult
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FREE CHILD PLACES

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
Bristol 04/12/2024, 10/12/2024
London Gatwick 27/11/2024, 04/12/2024, 09/12/2024, 11/12/2024, 28/11/2024
London Luton 03/12/2024
Newcastle International 27/11/2024

Call to book:  01483 944 822

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The Complete Lapland Package

Flights, transfers, half-board accommodation, a fun-filled activity trip and snowsuits are all included.

The Perfect Location

A remote spot in the far north of Finland, 200km above the Arctic Circle among the snowy trees of Saariselkä.

Price Match Promise

If you are yet to book, and you find your Santa’s Lapland holiday cheaper elsewhere, we’ll price match it.

 

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. 

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