Enchanting & unforgettable Lapland winter family chalet stay
- 3 or 4 nights
- per person
- based on 2 persons
A bewitching break in snowy Lapland near the Arctic Circle, on a self-catering basis with all travel, and an exciting array of optional excursions
Discover the magic of Christmas in snowy Lapland, where you'll escape to the Arctic Circle and relish the cosy comfort of your own wooden chalet. A real winter wonderland, embrace your snowy surrounds by curling up in front of the log fire, or trekking through the wilderness and enjoy the peace and quiet. Of course, if you've come this far (and it is the festive season after all), you'll want to experience as much adventure as possible. We've curated a selection of enchanting and unforgettable excursions to add to your chalet escape to get you in the festive spirit. Ever wanted to plough through the snow on a husky safari, spy the magical Northern Lights on an enchanting picnic, or zoom over wintry landscapes on a thrilling snowmobile ride? Now's your chance create your dream winter holiday. Plus, over Christmas, you can also choose to meet Santa and his friends at Santa's Village, snowmobile over to reindeer farm, and enjoy an extra-special festive dinner and party.
Three or four nights at Ounasvaara Lakituvat Chalets
Half-board basis for Christmas stays
Optional one-hour Husky safari
Optional three-hour Aurora Borealis picnic
Optional two-hour snowmobile adventure
Optional full-day visit to Santa's village and reindeer farm (Christmas stays only)
Return flight from Edinburgh, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester to Rovaniemi
Private airport return transfers
Magical excursions (optional)
• Husky safari •
Take a thrilling ride across the snow in traditional Lappish style, via a husky-drawn sled. You'll also get to meet the charming huskies up close and personal at the farm, enjoy the scenic views and have plenty of photo opportunities. The ride is approximately an hour, with the opportunity to take a break and change drivers midway. Please leave three hours for the entire experience, factoring in travel time and an introduction.
• Aurora Borealis picnic •
Spy the magical Northern Lights on this once-in-a-lifetime excursion and savour a delicious picnic under the incandescent sky. You'll be kept warm and safe as you venture out to a sightseeing spot to take in the beauty of this natural phenomenon. The excursion lasts approximately three hours.
• Snowmobile adventure •
Race through rural Lapland landscapes on a two-hour snowmobile ride through snow-dusted forests and powder-soft plains. You'll hop on a two-seater snowmobile and master the easy-to-use controls as you speed over rolling fells and carve across the ice of frozen lakes - your adrenaline's bound to be pumping to the max!
• Santa's visit and snowmobile to reindeer farm (Christmas stays only) •
A festive trip to Santa's village is on the cards. Experience all of the magic of Christmas as you wander between charming cafes, shops, and incredible sights, before hopping on a snowmobile and venturing over to a reindeer farm.
Ounasvaara Lakituvat chalets
- Rovaniemi, Finland
Located on a top of a hill close to the Arctic Circle, your cosy chalets are the perfect haven to enjoy the magic of Lapland from. Rovaniemi city centre is just a short distance away with shops and restaurants to discover, while you might even catch a glimpse of reindeer in the chalet yard.
Each chalet merges traditional Lappish culture with modern comfort, with private saunas and a fireplace to warm up after a day out in the snow, while a fully furnished kitchen and an open plan living space provides all you need to relax. The local supermarket is just a kilometre away, so within easy walking distance and practical for filling up on all your festive snacks and meals. There's also plenty of space for the whole family to spread out, with room up to six guests - let the Christmas festivities begin!
Chalet (three nights)
Spend three enchanting nights in a Chalet.
Chalet (four nights)
Extend your wintry escape and relish four nights in your cosy Chalet.
Chalet at Christmas (three nights)
Spend the merriest of Christmases enjoying three nights in your traditional chalet.
Chalet at Christmas (four nights)
Indulge in an extra-long Christmas break with four enchanting nights in your Chalet.
- Drinks at dinner
- Optional excursions are all chargeable
If you book this deal before 35 days of your departure, you can choose to pay in parts. The deposit will be 50% of the deal’s price plus the booking fee and travel and/or cancellation insurance (when applicable). You will find the payment amounts and deadlines to pay every installment at the last step of the booking process.
Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Limited for the provision of your package. Secret Escapes acts as a tour operator responsible, and is therefore liable for the proper execution of the agreement. The Secret Escapes Terms and Conditions (A) apply to this booking. The Secret Escapes Cancellation Terms and Conditions apply to this booking.
From 16:00 hours
Until 12:00 hours
Please note that the flights included in this offer are subject to live availability and price, and can change during your booking process. When this is the case, we will always notify during the booking process.
Due to COVID-19, there may be additional entry requirements in effect at your destination which may change at short notice, including the need to show proof of having tested negative for, or having had a certified vaccination against, COVID-19. It is your responsibility to ensure you can satisfy these requirements before booking so please familiarise yourself with the latest requirements before booking via your government's foreign advice service at www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.
The passport, visa and health requirements (including those related to COVID-19) at the time of booking can be viewed on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office website It is your responsibility to ensure that you and all members of your party are in possession of all necessary travel and health documents, and in compliance with any other immigration requirements, before you travel. Due to COVID-19, there may be additional entry requirements in effect at your destination which may change at short notice, including the need to show proof of having tested negative for, or having had a certified vaccination against, COVID-19. It is your responsibility to ensure you can satisfy these requirements before booking so please familiarise yourself with the latest requirements before booking via your government's foreign advice service.
Max 6 adults and 2 infants up to age of 3 max 5 non adults in a Chalet (three nights) Max 6 adults and 2 infants up to age of 3 max 5 non adults in a Chalet (four nights) Max 6 adults and 2 infants up to age of 3 max 5 non adults in a Chalet at Christmas (three nights) Max 6 adults and 2 infants up to age of 3 max 5 non adults in a Chalet at Christmas (four nights)
Please note that flights may be subject to change, delay or postponement by the provider and that flight times are provisional. Don't forget to check the actual flight times before departure on the website of the airline or the airport to avoid inconvenient surprises.
Please be aware that the Northern Lights are a naturally occurring phenomenon, so whilst we hope you'll get to see them, we can't guarantee they'll oblige.