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

Santa Midweek Breaks
3-night stays

2nd December - 5th December 2024

16th December - 19th December 2024


3-night breaks


  • Welcome Santa on his grand arrival 
  • Visit to Santa’s grotto & Elf's workshop
  • Get up close with Cairngorm Reindeer 
  • Festive daytime and evening entertainment 
  • Christmas Panto
  • Free family movie pass 
  • Dining includes Santa's Mediterranean Feast, street food festival & the big roast dinner

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 from Thursday 31st October 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.