Aviemore Resort

Santa Breaks in Aviemore

An experience for the whole family! Imagine walking into a winter wonderland with snow-covered mountains, festive treats and indulgent hot chocolate to hand, and Santa's grotto in the heart of serene woodland.

Soak up the festive atmosphere of Aviemore where you can find the UK's only free-range reindeer herd, an extensive live family entertainment programme including our famous festive panto, and a range of special dining experiences. 

There's also everything on the resort to enjoy - from the heated indoor pool with flume & wave machine, Christmas shopping at our designer department store to our cinema with your favourite festive blockbusters.

Available dates:

Santa Weekend Breaks
2 or 3-night stays*

29th November - 2nd December 2024

6th December - 9th December 2024

13th December - 16th December 2024

20th December - 23rd December 2024

3-night breaks start from £299 per night

Santa Midweek Breaks
3-night stays

2nd December - 5th December 2024

16th December - 19th December 2024

3-night breaks start from £239 per night


  • Accommodation in a family room at our 4-star Aviemore Hotel.
  • Enjoy a full Scottish breakfast each morning.
  • Enjoy festive themed dinners each night, including Santa's Mediterranean Feast, a Round-the-World Buffet, and the Big Roast Dinner.
  • Welcome Santa on his grand arrival.
  • Visit Santa in his grotto and receive a gift (for children aged 12 and under).
  • Participate in activities at the Elves' Workshop.
  • Get up close with Cairngorm Reindeer.
  • Enjoy festive daytime and evening entertainment.
  • Have fun in the indoor pool with flume and wave machine.
  • Enjoy the big Christmas Panto - Beauty and the Beast.
  • Watch a special festive film screening at our on-resort cinema.
  • Enjoy 10% off at Spey Valley Shopping, our luxury designer department store.
  • Enjoy 30% off at the Aviemore ice rink located on the resort.
  • Complimentary Parking

Terms & Conditions

Check in is from 4pm. Check out 11am (our Woodland Lodges check in time is from 5pm and check out time is at 10am). We will contact you ahead of your break to book your times for Santa's visit and dining with us. This Christmas break includes breakfast, dinner and entertainment for the family throughout plus lots of surprise extras. Please note to avoid disappointment, you will need to pre-book Santa’s visit and meal times before you arrive and we will contact you ahead of your break to do this for you. A £100 deposit per room to be taken at the time of booking with final balance due to be paid on Friday 1st November 2024. This is non-refundable & non-transferrable (we recommend all guests buy travel insurance to protect against loss of monies paid in advance in the event of cancellation).

*2-night weekend Santa Breaks available at hotels only. Woodland Lodges weekend Santa Breaks have a minimum of 3 nights.