- Excellent value package with 3 different activities
- Meet Santa in his own home
- Accommodation at the award winning Hotel iso-Syöte
- All activities start and end at the hotel and you can ski from the door
- Thermal suit and boots provided to use throughout your stay
So what's it like?
We have put together some of our most popular activities in Iso-Syöte, including a visit to Santa’s Cottage where you’ll meet Santa and his elves. This is available in one incredible package staying at the Hotel Iso-Syöte.
The Hotel Iso-Syöte was voted Finland's Best Ski Boutique Hotel in the World Ski awards 2013. All the activities start and finish at the hotel and because it's at the top of the ski slopes, competent skiers can ski from the door. Breakfast and dinner is included and the hotel's lounge and restaurant has panoramic views looking down the valley. When you've finished your activities, the hotel has an indoor swimming pool and sauna to relax in.
€75 hotel credit
There'll be a credit of €75 waiting for you at the hotel with this offer. Use it in the bar or restaurant and save some cash while you're away.
Included in this fantastic holiday package:
- Return flights
- Transfers to and from resort
- 3 activities (thermal overall, socks, gloves and boots included)
- Accommodation at the Hotel Iso-Syöte on half board
- Services of our in-resort Rep
The safari starts from the hotel where you will be given a snowmobile and an introduction on how to drive it. There are 2 people per snowmobile. Once you know the basics, you will be guided down the hill and through the forests surrounding the local area (Driving time approx 1 hour, duration of the programme 1.5hr. This activity is due to run on Monday).
Husky Farm and Taster Ride
You will transfer by bus to meet the huskies and your instructor will show you how to guide the dogs. The safari then takes you through the local forests, with one person driving and one passenger per sled. There will be the opportunity to stop along the way to switch drivers and take photographs (Length of safari 2km, duration of the programme 2hrs. This activity is due to run on Tuesday).
Santa's Secret Cottage
You will drive by coach to Santa's cottage which is approx 1.5 hours drive from Iso-Syöte. Santa's elves will welcome you and start some fun and games outside, followed by hot drinks in a lakeside hut. You will then meet Santa and he will invite you inside his cottage where you will hear stories of Rudolf, his elves and why he left the North Pole. You'll be taught a traditional song in Finnish and there will be cookies and drinks. Every child will be given a present and there's plenty of opportunity to take photographs. Before you leave, you can post a letter or card in the Post Office next door before you rejoin the coach back to Iso-Syote (duration of the programme is approx 5.5 hours. Day’s and times for this activity will be confirmed by your rep).
On the days where you are not taking part in an activity, you could try cross-country, downhill skiing or one of the many other activities on offer in resort such as ice fishing, reindeer rides or a snow shoe safari.
Please note: Days and time of the activities are subject to change and will be confirmed by your rep in resort.
· located at the top of the slopes · Ski from the door
· hot and cold buffet breakfast · 3-course buffet style evening meals, including a choice of main course and selected non-alcoholic drinks · Christmas and New Year's Eve gala dinners included
The snowmobile safari is based on 2 people sharing a snowmobile and the driver must be in possession of their driving licence. For single riders, a supplement of approx. €35 must be paid locally.
Children under 4 are not recommended for snowmobile safari or husky safari.
Special offers from December 2014 - April 2015
· Free use of winter suit, boots, hat and gloves for all guests
Exclusive to Crystal
This accommodation is only available through brands operated by TUI Travel PLC in the UK including Crystal.
Half board includes breakfast and evening meal.