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Christmas and New Year at Macdonald Aviemore ResortMacdonald Aviemore ResortAA 4 Stars

Macdonald Aviemore ResortAviemoreInverness-shirePH22 1PNTel 0344 879 9152International +44 1479 815100

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  • Macdonald Aviemore Resort Santa Weekends

Macdonald Aviemore Resort is located at the very heart of the Cairngorms National Park in Aviemore. It really is a magical place to visit over the festivities and we have a range of breaks and events to suit everyone.

The resort also boasts a choice of hotels, restaurants and bars plus indoor leisure and activities complex and much more.

Make it Aviemore for our popular Santa Weekend Breaks before Christmas, or join us over Christmas, between the festivities or for New Year in true Scottish style. We've also got Christmas Parties to kick start your celebrations.

Scroll down to see what we've got in store over the festivities.

Download our Christmas brochure here

Christmas & New Year Packages

  • Our popular Santa Weekend Breaks are back by popular demand. Watch your children light up as Santa and his reindeer arrive at the resort. We’ve got all things Christmas from visiting Santa’s grotto to a huge selfie snow globe together with fantastic food and drink for the whole family.

    From £200 per night




  • Join one of our Christmas Parties and enjoy a brilliant night out with friends, loved ones or colleagues. We’ve got two dates to choose from each with a fantastic live band and DJ until 1am.

    Also included is a 3 course dinner and half bottle of wine per person.

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    • Friday 7th December from £45 per ticket – with Torridon
    • Saturday 15th December from £45 per ticket – with Tweed
  • Make it a hassle free Christmas Day this year and bring the family for a delicious Christmas Day Lunch without any cooking or cleaning. Arrive a little earlier and you can watch Santa and his reindeer depart for The North Pole.

    From £75 per adult and £45 per child (under 2’s eat for free)



  • Experience a very magical Christmas Break with an abundance of things to do both at the resort and on our doorstep. Take the children to Santa’s grotto, meet the reindeer, experience our panto and a whole lot more.

    Stay from £245 per family per night based on a 4 night stay. 3 night breaks are also available.



  • Escape to a winter wonderland this Christmas with your loved one. You’ll find there’s nothing quite like Aviemore and The Cairngorms at Christmas. Get away and let us do all the work for you.

    Stay from £118 per person per night based on a 4 night stay. 2 and 3 night breaks are also available.



  • Our woodland lodges are set in a stunning location at the foot of the Craigellachie National Nature Reserve. Our 3 bedroom lodges include all your home comforts from wood burning stove and en-suite bedrooms to flat screen TV, DVD and much more.

    Stay from £199 per lodge per night based on a 3 night stay. 2 and 3 night breaks are also available.



  • It wouldn’t be Christmas without a panto! Laugh out loud whilst enjoying this spectacular adventure. Book your magic carpet ride for the family.

    Choose from an extensive selection of dates throughout December and early January.



  • Bring in the bells with our grown up Black Tie gala break. We’ll have a sumptuous gala dinner, ceilidh and pipe band and a wonderful fireworks display.

    Stay from £183 per adult per night based on a 3 night stay.



  • Bring in 2019 in true Scottish style with our 3 night Hogmanay extravaganza. There’s lots included from a family Hogmanay dinner, to ceilidh and pipe band and not forgetting a fireworks display.

    Stay from £390 per family per night based on a 3 night stay.