Santa's Festive Adventure 2019/2020
For the ultimate Lapland adventure, enjoy three nights in Levi. Embrace the Christmas spirit and enjoy the kids’ party night with the little ones. There’s a lot to see and do on Santa’s Festive Adventure, like visiting the resort centre and riding on a husky sled.
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The Lappish town of Levi is simply charming and our organised activities, optional excursions and choice of hotels will help you discover everything this wonderland has to offer.
3 night holiday - Including
- Meet Santa and receive a present (2-12yrs)
- Meet Rudolph and friends and ride in their sleighs
- Husky sled and snowmobile taster rides
- Join the Shaman in his tent for a mystical tale
- Kids' party night
- Your choice of hotel
- Thermal suits and boots
Lapland Holiday Itinerary
DAY 1 - WELCOME TO A WINTER WONDERLAND
You'll be greeted by one of Santa's little helpers when you arrive in Levi. They'll make sure you're wrapped up nice and warm in thermal suits and boots. Your afternoon is at leisure to take in the enchanting wintry scenery. Explore the bustling resort centre, which has a cosmopolitan feel and everything you'd expect to find in a ski resort. A handful of supermarkets, gift shops and several restaurants, plus plenty of bars and a nightclub.
DAY 2 - OUTDOOR ADVENTURES
A morning filled with adventure awaits. Experience the thrill of dashing through the snow on a sleigh behind Santa's reindeer. Enjoy a short breathtaking ride on a sledge pulled by a team of sled dogs/huskies. Take in the Christmas-card scenery on a snowmobile ride with the kids in tow on their own sleigh or just enjoy racing down the hill on the sledge. Fill your afternoon with an optional excursion of your choosing or head out to play in the snow. Tonight is kids' disco night so join us if you'd like to for an evening of fun and dancing.
DAY 3 - CHRISTMAS STARTS HERE
Today's the day you get to meet Santa Claus and have a big Christmas party. Time in Santa's Park is the most magical part of your holiday. You'll meet Santa Claus, who has a gift for every child. Warm up with some hot chocolate from Mrs Claus while making Christmas cards, listen to a mystical tale from the Shamen in his teepee or visit the elves to decorate some gingerbread and make a tree decoration. There's also time to meet the reindeer and send a letter from Santa's Post Office. You're in for a treat this evening as we all get together for a lovely three course dinner buffet and then the main attraction it's kids party night, Lapland style! Our Kids' Club reps with their special guests Lollo & Bernie will help you all get in the festive mood with games and music to end your holiday with a bang.
DAY 4 - TIME TO RETURN
Soak up the fairy-tale atmosphere before heading off to the airport.
The sleigh ride, husky sledge trip and snowmobile rides are short experiences of around a couple of minutes each. If you enjoy your ride you can buy longer rides when in resort, to do in your free time.
We want to make sure our trips to Lapland are enjoyed by everyone but the snow and icy conditions along with the uneven natural terrain may mean some parts of the trip aren't suitable for people with reduced mobility. Please contact us on 0800 1073 409 before you book.
*A local charge may apply to facilities and activities shown on this page, unless they're advertised as free or included in the description of an All Inclusive package (if applicable to the hotel/board basis you are choosing). All facilities and activities on this page are subject to change/withdrawal.
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Looking out over Levi's ski slopes and the K5 Hotel's own reindeer corral, this is a real wonderland retreat. Don't miss the chance to try the authentic Sami restaurant. Reindeer, glow-fried salmon and cloudberry are all on the menu, with Lappish tales, music and a roaring fire for added atmosphere. And if you're lucky, you might even get to see the Northern Lights through the glass ceiling of the hotel bar.
In an enviable spot atop a ski slope, the Levi Panorama boasts an impressive foyer, stylish furnishings and plush bedrooms. This is one superb hotel. Take your pick from a grand total of four bars for a relaxing evening in. And let your cares melt away in the sauna with views of the beautiful wintry wonderland. A fantastic choice for your Lapland getaway and only a two minute gondola journey from all that picturesque Levi has to offer.
Crazy Reindeer Hotel
For a truly memorable holiday, it simply has to be the Crazy Reindeer Hotel. This family-run hotel is really charming, with homely touches like an open log fire in the reception area. And the twinkling lights in the restaurant will make you feel like you're dining under the stars. With use of a variety of themed restaurants, log cabins and entertainment venues all in walking distance, you're in for a brilliant time. Traditional, welcoming and full of character.
Break Sokos Hotel Levi
Step outside the Break Sokos Hotel Levi and you'll find shops, restaurants and bars on the doorstep. This is a perfect spot to relax in Levi. The cosy atmosphere is just right for unwinding after a fun-filled day of festive activities or meeting Father Christmas. Rest your head in a stylish room, themed on the Lappish seasons, indulge in a soothing sauna and relax with a drink in the café overlooking the square.
Need To Know
What should I pack?
If you're coming to Lapland for the day, we recommend you wear warm clothes and only take hand luggage on the plane, as we'll lend you a cosy all-in-one thermal suit, as well as boots, gloves, socks and a hat. If you're on a 3 or 4-night trip, we'll still kit you out with all the necessary gear - which is yours for the duration of your holiday - but it's a good idea to bring lots of layers, too.
What’s the weather like?
In December, daytime temperatures generally range from 0 to -20 degrees, but it can fall as low as -40 during a particularly cold spell. You’ll get four to five hours of ‘grey light’ between about 10am and 3pm. The rest of the time it’s dark, but still quite bright because of all the snow. What’s more, all the activity areas are well lit.
What’s the food like?
It depends on where you stay, but most hotels in Lapland put on international buffet spreads. Usually, there’ll be a selection of meat, fish and pasta dishes to choose from, as well as a variety of vegetables and salad. You’ll also find children’s favourites, like chips, meatballs, and burgers on offer. And some places serve Finnish specialities, like smoked reindeer pizza.
Is Lapland suitable for young children?
We don’t recommend our Lapland trips for children under 4-years-old. That’s because the chilly temperatures and types of activities aren’t suited to really little ones. If you do bring toddlers along, though, you’ll need to provide their own thermal clothing.
Do I need insurance?
It’s essential you and your family have the protection you need in case the unexpected happens. What’s more, if you want to take part in any snow sports when you’re away, you’ll need a policy that covers you for these.
Can I drive a snowmobile?
If you want to get behind the wheel of a snowmobile, make sure you bring your full UK driving licence with you. As long as local guides agree, children aged 12 and over can ride as a passenger on your snowmobile. Younger children have to travel in a sleigh pulled by one instead.