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Santa's Magical Experience Yllas

Take a break in beautiful Ylläs, Lapland and enjoy a private meeting with Santa during an afternoon of fun, games and activities at his Elves secret hideaway. Enjoy plenty of free time to explore and enjoy your amazing surroundings too!

This 3 night / 4 day trip includes:
Excellent choice of accommodation
Book today for only £150pp deposit

Flights From Bristol, Gatwick & Manchester

From only £949 per adult
Child prices from £949

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Meet Santa and his elves and help bake gingerbread at their hideaway deep in the forest. Ylläs, an idyllic unspoiled Lappish village with marvellous scenery is a wonderful place to base yourself for the duration of your stay. Why not add on some optional excursions to further explore the area while you are here?


  • Best for: Families with younger children
  • Private family meeting with Santa
  • Santa’s Elves Hideaway visit
  • Festive Feast

A private meeting with Santa for every family 
An afternoon of fun, games and activities at Santa's Elves Hideaway
Festive Feast
Three or four nights half board or self-catering in hotel, apartment or log cabin accommodation
Thermal suits and boots 
Direct flights 
Return coach transfer to Ylläs

Day 1 
On arrival at Kittilä Airport your trip representative will be there to greet you and direct you to your coach for the transfer to Ylläs. Once you have settled into your accommodation you can explore the local surroundings and try out the magnificent snow. A short welcome meeting will take place to discuss the itinerary, ask any questions you might have and to help you plan your activities for the next few days.

Day 2 
Today you will visit Santa’s Elves Hideaway where you will enjoy a private family meeting with Santa and will take part in some festive fun and games. Here you can help the elves make gingerbread or even cook sausages on an open fire. You may want to try your hand at making a Christmas decoration at Elf School. Comet the reindeer is a regular visitor to the hideaway so you might just find him outside waiting to say hello. There will also be a supply of toboggans for some snow fun!

Day 3 
Make the most of your stay in Ylläs by arranging exciting optional excursions such as the combined husky and reindeer farm visit or an exhilarating family-friendly snowmobile safari? Alternatively, enjoy a leisurely wander around the local shops collecting souvenirs or relax and enjoy a sauna at your accommodation.

Day 4 
As your time in Lapland draws to a close you will have some time after breakfast to have a last minute stroll around Ylläs or have one last play in the snow before it’s time to say goodbye to your new friends and board your coach to the airport for your flight home.

Please note: For operational reasons, itineraries may vary.

Combined Husky and Reindeer Safaris
An animal lover's dream and a great value excursion that makes the most of your valuable holiday time.

Meet Rudolph and his friends deep in their silent forest hideaway. Learn about their way of life from colourful local Sámi herders and enjoy a romantic reindeer sleigh ride for 1½km across the snowy landscape. Delicious hot fruit juice and cake will be served. Next it's time to visit the huskies in their nearby cosy wilderness home. Learn about their way of life while huddled around a campfire inside a traditional Lappish Kota hut. Cuddle the husky puppies and enjoy a 2km dog-sled ride through the sparkling winter landscape.

Total excursion duration approx 2½hrs.
Prices: £110 Adult / £85 Child

Ski Taster (Santa Breaks)
(For 4 night guests only)

An opportunity to try the wonderful world of skiing in Finland's best ski resorts. Conditions are ideal for learning to ski with empty slopes and friendly English speaking instructors. But beware, you may enjoy yourself so much that you will want to return to experience one of our 7 night holidays.

Ski tuition for 1½ hours
Skis & boots hire all day
Free use of beginner lifts all day

Prices From: £75 Adult or Child

Please note:
Ski Taster Package is for guests 6yrs or older. We act as at all times as the selling agent for the supplier of excursions and activities. Times and distances are approximate and may vary due to weather conditions

Snowmobile Safari (Santa breaks)
Experience an exhilarating 25km ride through beautiful scenery, snow-laden forests and frozen lakes.

Snowmobiles are fun and easy to ride on your own or sharing with a passenger. Children either share with an adult or are towed in a covered sled behind the guide.

Total excursion duration approx 2½hrs.

Single Price: (1 Adult alone) £110 Adult
Double Prices: (2 sharing): £80 Adult / £35 Child

Prices may vary with the latest Euro Rate

Akas Alp Apartments

An atmospheric family-friendly hotel conveniently situated in the heart of this traditional unspoilt Lappish community.

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From only £949 per adult

Date Adults From Child From Board Days Flying From Enquire
Sun, 27 Nov 2022 £1,149 £1,149 Half Board 4 Days Gatwick, Manchester Enquire 

2023 Dates: Akas Alp Apartments , Santa's Magical Experience Yllas 4

Date Adults From Child From Board Days Flying From Enquire
Sun, 26 Nov 2023 £949 £949 Half Board 4 Days Gatwick, Manchester Enquire 
Sun, 3 Dec 2023 £1,059 £1,059 Half Board 4 Days Bristol, Gatwick, Manchester Enquire 
Sun, 10 Dec 2023 £1,129 £1,129 Half Board 4 Days Bristol, Gatwick, Manchester Enquire 
Sun, 17 Dec 2023 £1,189 £1,189 Half Board 4 Days Bristol, Gatwick, Manchester Enquire 

Discounted Child Place Conditions Discounted child places are available on selected itineraries for specified travel dates, party size and accommodation. The applicable discount will be advised at the time of booking and shown on your confirmation invoice. Discounted child places will normally apply to the youngest child only, however, on some trips, all children travelling will receive a discount. Discounted child places cannot be combined with other offers; other conditions may apply.

Child Pricing: The qualifying age for child prices and discounted child places varies by tour operator, and is based on the child’s age on the date of the return flight. Infant Pricing: a reduced charge will apply for infants aged under 2 years; this varies by tour operator


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