What is Joulukka?

Nestled in the heart of the enchanting Arctic Circle, Joulukka, also known as Santa’s Secret Forest, offers an unparalleled private luxury experience for families seeking a magical holiday retreat. Located in Rovaniemi, the official hometown of Santa Claus, Joulukka is a haven where dreams come alive and festive wonders abound.

A Warm Welcome:

Upon arrival at Joulukka, families are greeted with the warmth of Finnish hospitality. The private luxury experience begins with a personalized welcome, where each family member is made to feel like an esteemed guest in Santa’s own home. The friendly elves, adorned in traditional festive attire, guide families through the snow-covered pathways, setting the stage for an unforgettable journey into the heart of Christmas magic.

A Personalised Experience:

One of the highlights of a private luxury experience at Joulukka is the tailor-made activities designed for each family. From private meetings with Santa Claus himself to exclusive storytelling sessions by the fireplace, every moment is curated to create lasting memories. Families can choose from a plethora of activities, including husky sleigh rides, reindeer safaris, and even aurora borealis hunting expeditions, ensuring a bespoke adventure that caters to the interests and preferences of every family member.

And Joulukka is not just a place to experience the magic – it’s also a place to create it. Families can participate in magical workshops where they can craft their own Christmas ornaments, bake gingerbread cookies, and engage in other festive activities. These hands-on experiences add a personal touch to the holiday season and serve as wonderful souvenirs to cherish for years to come, for adults and children alike.

Culinary delights:

The culinary experience at Joulukka is nothing short of exceptional. Families can indulge in festive feasts prepared by renowned chefs, featuring traditional Finnish delicacies alongside international gourmet delights. The dining experience is heightened by the cozy ambiance, with crackling fireplaces and panoramic views of the snow-laden landscape providing a picturesque backdrop for every meal.

Joulukka in the news:

Want to see a bit more of Joulukka for yourself? It was recently featured on Channel 5 in the UK on ‘Gregg Wallace’s Grand Christmas Adventure’. Take a peek into the toy factory, Santa’s post office, and meet some friendly elves along the way! Joulukka is not just a ‘day trip’ or a ‘destination’ – it is truly a portal to a magical realm where the Christmas spirit comes to life for the whole family! Joulukka allows you to create treasured family moments that will be etched in the hearts of families forever.

Does Joulukka sound like the perfect luxury Christmas experience for your family? Get in touch today to start planning your 2024 Christmas and make it magical with Off the Map Travel.