Apartments in the heart of Rovaniemi

Santa’s Holiday Homes offers rental apartments with the best location in Rovaniemi city centre. We are located just 50-meters from Lordi’s Square with a 24/7 grocery store just outside. Our collection includes studio apartments, one bedroom apartments and two bedroom apartments. Studios are ideal for two adults or small families, two and three room apartments are the best option for families and larger groups. All of our apartments are fully furnished and they have a cozy warm atmosphere. They also include a kitchen, living area and a private bathroom with a shower.

Santa’s Holiday Homes also offers safari experiences for example northern lights tours through our partner company Visit Lapland Tours.

Korundi House of Culture is a space for art and events near the Rovaniemi city centre, and only 8 km from Santa Claus Village. Korundi is home for Rovaniemi Art Museum and the Lapland Chamber Orchestra, offering a unique perspective of the creativity and culture in the North. 

Korundi is architecturally a unique building in Lapland; a mail truck depot that survived the Second World War and now conveys its message through art. Changing exhibitions and unique concerts always provide something new to experience.

Korundi not only nourishes the mind but also the body: Korundi Kitchen & Café is a refreshing and popular lunch café and a captivating meeting place. Also, vegans and vegetarians favorite spot in town. Korundi Shop offers a charming selection of northern design products. The high-quality local products make unique gifts and souvenirs.

Staying in Lapland for more than two days?  The Culture Pass is your ticket to adventure at Korundi House of Culture, Arktikum and Science Centre Pilke in Rovaniemi. The Culture Pass is valid for 7 days, and you can visit the 3 sights as many times as you want.

For more information, opening hours and tickets: https://korundi.fi/en

Arktikum is a museum and science centre and one of the must sees in Rovaniemi. Arktikum, located close to Rovaniemi’s city-center and 8 km from Santa Claus Village, lets you experience northern nature, culture, and history up close. Housing the University of Lapland’s Arctic Centre and the Regional Museum of Lapland, we provide a deeper understanding of the Arctic. Also, Arktikum is a place where the mystery of the northern lights is revealed with interesting facts and stories.

Alongside the exhibition visit, we recommend visiting the Arktikum Café and shop. You’ll get to savour the colourful northern harvest in our lunch buffet and soak in arctic design on your coffee break. Arktikum Shop offers high quality and most authentic gifts and souvenirs.

Staying in Lapland for more than two days?  The Culture Pass is your ticket to adventure at Arktikum, Korundi House of Culture and Science Centre Pilke in Rovaniemi. The Culture Pass is valid for 7 days, and you can visit the 3 sights as many times as you want.

For more information, opening hours and tickets: www.arktikum.fi/en

Premium lakefront villa only 15 min drive from the Rovaniemi airport and Santa Claus Village. We welcome families and groups of traveling friends. Villa is for up to 6 adults and you may choose to stay in a private suite or in one of two bedrooms. From the living area’s panoramic window you can see Northern Lights or the Midnight Sun in the summer.

Enjoy also unforgettable activities!
Our host will take care of you during your stay and he will guide you through the activities and excursions we offer at additional cost: minivan transfer, day trips, sauna, ice swim, ice fishing, free of charge SUP-boarding etc. We have a vacation planner for you and we are ready to invest in you so that you’ll get treasures to keep, unforgettable memories to take back home with you.

Warmly welcome: https://arcticaurorahideaway.com/

Located 15km north from Rovaniemi’s city-center and 19 km from Santa Claus Village, by the side of the Ounasjoki River, Nova Galaxy Village is a resort of unique Scandinavian style Aurora huts.

Activities such as husky safaris and snowmobile tours are available almost every day, and only to the guests of Nova Galaxy and Nova Skyland.

The village has only 10 Aurora huts for a more private setting, a reception building, its own restaurant for guests and other facilities for the safari activities.

Each accommodation can host up to 2 people and has a panoramic window from which you can enjoy beautiful views of the surrounding nature. Each Aurora hut also has a private sauna building with floor-to-ceiling windows. Nova Galaxy Village is a peaceful and secluded place where you can enjoy the beautiful nature of Lapland and get a chance to see the breathtaking aurora borealis, for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Porovaara Hill is a private and peaceful place, 20 min drive from Santa Claus Village, where you can feel and experience pure nature in many different ways. One option is to drive by silent electric snowmobile to the deep forest surrounded by the peaceful nature and wild animals. After the ride, head to the reindeer fences of our reindeer farm to feed the animals and learn about herding with your guide. You can also spend your night in the forest in sleeping bags made of reindeer hides and experience authentic Lapland while staying in Laavu under the Northern Lights and the starry sky, with reindeer. Book on line our activities: https://porovaara.fi/book/

Experience the electric snowmobile safari of your life!

See one the biggest SnowHotels in the World – Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos in Lehtojärvi Rovaniemi offers unforgettable visiting programmes. The attraction is located some 30 km (25 min drive) from Santa Claus Village at the Arctic Circle. We also offer transfers from Rovaniemi city centre or Santa Claus Village, entrance ticket to the SnowHotel and a guided tour.

During the tour you get a once in a lifetime opportunity to visit all the rooms of the SnowHotel, Ice Restaurant, Ice Chapel and Ice Bar. If you wish, you can have a drink at the Ice Bar during the tour.

On top of visiting the SnowHotel, you can book a programme including for example dinner, Aurora hunting or a unique Sauna experience with Snow Sauna. www./arcticsnowhotel.fi/

In our boutique you can find the best Lapland and Santa souvenirs and gift items like for example high-quality soft toys, reindeer hides, postcards and so on. The store offers also Santa’s unique certificates and greeting cards:  we have Santa’s aurora certificate, Arctic Circle crossing certificate and a  certificate about the meeting Santa himself. You can also buy Santa’s greeting card to your closed ones.

In addition our store has the  jerseys, beanies, caps, scarves and other fan products  of FC Santa Claus, Santa’s famous football / soccer team based in Rovaniemi.

In addition you can reserve in shop the safaris and activities of Christmas House Safaris in Rovaniemi.

Snowman World in Santa Claus Village is the home of cute snowmen characters and a snow activity park for the whole family with daily lunch and dinner in the spectacular Snow Restaurant made entirely of snow and ice.

The activity park entrance ticket is valid for the whole day, and you can slide down the icy hill with a tube and try some ice skating and explore the snowy labyrinth. After all the snow fun it is nice to have a drink from a frozen glass at Ice bar and enjoy lunch or dinner at Snow restaurant. Small snacks and drinks are available in the warm indoor café Ensilumi.

The coolest party in town is in the Ice Disco in below zero temperature! Enjoy an ice glass drink while you dance at Ice bar while our DJ plays the coolest tunes!

Included in the entrance ticket: Snow sliding with tubes, ice skating, snow labyrinth, entrance to tour the snow and ice structures and sculptures, ice disco.

We recommend to book the lunch and dinner in advance to ensure the availability (the lunch and dinner prices always include the entrance ticket, in our webstore).

Ice Karting – Santa Claus Village – Arctic Circle – Rovaniemi
Now you can feel the fun of driving on ice safely with our new icekart cars. We have at our disposal completely new karts manufactured by the Italian CRG factory. Kimi Räikkönen and Max Verstappen have created careers on CRG’s karts. We can have 8-10 karts at the same time on track.

After a short driving lesson and safety information, you are ready for the track. You don´t need driving license or previous driving experience is required. Everyone taller than 150 cm is allowed to drive despite of age.

Our Karting cars are high quality and safe to drive. Helmet is necessary and included in the package. Come and experience Santa´s fun ice track karting with your own senses!

Mini-skidoos and ATV for children under 140 cm
Santa’s Motor Park has its own track for children. Children under 140 cm tall can ride a mini-skidoo and children ATVs. Driving on the children’s track is safe and fun.

FIND MORE INFORMATION: https://santasmotorpark.com/