A magical 4 night/5 day Lapland holiday in the winter wonderland of Suomu. Come and join little Sparkle in her quest to become one of Santa's Special Helpers, and meet Santa Claus himself on Christmas Day!
4 night Lapland Holiday from
£2015 per person
Lead price is based on flying from Stansted on Mon 23 Dec 2024. Includes
all flights, accommodation, transfers and taxes, plus meals and activities as shown. 100% ATOL protected.
For a long time, it has been Sparkle's dream to become a Special Elf. Yet, only with your help, will this little elf’s dream become a reality. Will you help her to find her magic Sparkle?
Create everlasting memories at Christmastime in Lapland with Santa and the Special Elves!
Reindeer Experience The Reindeer Experience takes around 90 mins and includes feeding the reindeer, learning about traditional Sami culture and enjoying a magical reindeer sleigh ride.
Adult & Junior Snowmobiling An introduction to snowmobiles. A mini-drive for adults and children across a prepared track.
Snow fun & games Tobogganing, snowballing, snow angels & more.
Santa’s Magical Post Office Join the elves and sort those very special letters!
Private Family Meeting with Santa Your family’s private time with Father Christmas.
Traditional Festive Dinner
Fully Inclusive Itinerary All the listed activities are included as standard. There are no hidden extras, and no unexpected “upsells”.
Return Flights Chartered With Jet2 Stansted - Main Terminal.
Resort Transfers All airport and activity coach transfers are included.
100% ATOL Protected for Your Peace of Mind
Husky Experience Learn all about Arctic huskies and try your hand at dog sledding. This magical visit will last for around 90 minutes.
Santa's Special Elf School It's time to train to be an Elf! Complete a series of tasks, aided by Santa's wonderful helpers, and you too will become an Elf.
Santa's Special Elves Meet Santa’s most trusted helpers and prepare for mayhem, magic and giggles galore!
Sleigh Ride to Santa’s House The excitement builds as you swish deep into the forest by snowmobile sleigh.
A Gift from Santa Santa gives your child their most special present
Graduation Party Put on your dancing shoes and join your fellow Elves for a special celebration!
4 Nights Accommodation Hotel and log cabin options available. Accommodation available in the Lapland resort of Suomu
All Meals Included Buffet breakfast, lunch & dinner included.
Snow Suits & Boots Cosy thermal suits and boots supplied free of charge.
Day 1.It's time to travel to the Narnia-like world of Lapland
It’s time to pop your Christmas jumpers on, head to the airport, and jet off to the Narnia-like world of Lapland.
On arrival at Kuusamo Airport, the fabulous Arctic Stars will be waiting to welcome you and they’ll guide you to your coach. During the journey to Suomu, you’ll receive some useful information about your time in Lapland. And, of course, your Arctic Star will begin to reveal how you can help the little Elf…
Whether you have chosen to stay at the Arctic Circle Hotel or in a cosy Suomu log cabin, you can expect all the usual creature comforts to make your stay enjoyable. Arrangements have been made to collect your snowsuits and boots this evening.
Your Choice of Accommodation
Arctic Circle Hotel, Suomu
Suomu Log Cabins, Suomu
Day 2.Let The Festive Fun To Begin
It’s Christmas Eve, wrap up warm and be ready for the festive fun to begin. It’s time for the first of our adventures at Elf School. Don’t forget to bring your Elf Passport!
Over the coming days, your mission is to collect a stamp in your passport for each activity that you complete at Elf School. When you complete the tasks set, only then will Sparkle be awarded ‘Special Elf’ status.
The elves will show you how to sort Santa’s mail at the Post Office and there will be time to make some cards; you’ll experience a snowmobile ride in the National Forest and enjoy magnificent husky and reindeer sleigh rides in this stunning, picture-postcard setting. To complement these amazing experiences, you’ll hear tales from the rangers about the working lives of the reindeer and huskies, after all, they are Santa’s trustworthy companions.
After an exciting and action-packed day, it’s time to return Suomu for a relaxing dinner, while Santa starts his remarkable journey this evening, delivering presents around the world.
Day 3.Christmas Day in Lapland is simply magical!
Waking up on Christmas Day in Lapland is simply magical, and you can truly appreciate the natural beauty of this mystical land.
Today our apprentice elves can test their skills on the mini-skidoos ride before having lots of fun playing games with the Elves. We’ll also experience an exciting sleigh ride across the snowy tundra passing the beautiful fells of Suomu.
The big question is, will Santa be at his HQ today? If he is, then Father Christmas will be so pleased to see you and very impressed with the support you have given to little Sparkle.
Later, enjoy maximum magic with the elves and have yet more fun on the slopes tobogganing.
This evening tuck into Christmas dinner, then dance the night away with the elves at a special festive disco.
Day 4.Celebrate At The Elf Graduation Party
As it’s Boxing Day, this morning is free time in Lapland. You can choose to simply relax in the resort, or join the Elves and have some fun and games. And, for those who are feeling a little more energetic, you can book an optional pass to ski in Suomu (local charges may apply).
This afternoon, it’s time to attend the Elf Finishing School to ensure that you have mastered the tasks set and collected all your stamps before it’s time to celebrate your amazing achievements at the Elf Graduation Party!
Day 5.Say Farewell to Santa and the Special Elves
It’s time to say farewell to our new friends, Sparkle and the Special Elves.
Enjoy a hearty brunch before it’s time to leave for the airport.
We hope you have created magical memories while in Lapland at Christmas!
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Visit Santa's Faithful Reindeer
Journey to The Magical Post Office
Visit Santa's Faithful Reindeer
Rest beside an open fire and hear engaging stories from the reindeer herdsman. Only in Santa’s homeland can you enjoy a leisurely sleigh ride in the magnificent Lappish countryside.
Journey to The Magical Post Office
Did you know that Santa receives hundreds of thousands of letters each year from all over the world? On all overnight tours, you’ll be able to see where the hardworking Elves sort the letters and you will have the opportunity to send postcards to your lov
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Log Cabin in Suomu Suomu cabins are set amongst the snow-covered trees of the magical winter wonderland. The cabins are generally open-plan and very comfortable with everything you need for a perfect stay in Lapland, including a cosy log fire! Each cabin provides a comfortable sleeping area for 4-6 persons, and they are approx. 15-25 mins walk from the centre of Suomu. Meals are taken in Halo Restaurant at the Arctic Circle Hotel.
Suomu cabins are set amongst the snow-covered trees of the magical winter wonderland. The cabins are generally open-plan and very comfortable with everything you need for a perfect stay in Lapland, including a cosy log fire! Each cabin provides a comfortable sleeping area for 4-6 persons, and they are approx. 15-25 mins walk from the centre of Suomu. Meals are taken in Halo Restaurant at the Arctic Circle Hotel.
Lying on the Arctic Circle, Suomu is a hidden gem in Lapland. Set close to Lake Kemijarvi, you can truly be at one with nature in the beautiful frozen forests of this resort, known locally as Santa's official ski village. It's oh so quiet here, there isn't even a shop! So, make sure you bring snacks and treats for the kids with you.
In Suomu your choice of accommodation ranges from a traditional rustic log cabin or a Suomu Lodge set amongst the snow-covered trees to the stylish, Scandi inspired Arctic Circle hotel or the Suomutunturi Hotel.