Christmas is one of the most popular festivals in the world, and in India, many people celebrate with great fanfare. It is loved by all, especially children, as they look forward to munching on delicious goodies and, more importantly, getting gifts from Santa Claus. 

We all know Santa Claus as a fictional character, right? But what if your child gets a chance to meet him in person. Sounds exciting? Well, your child can actually meet Santa Claus for real by participating in Club Mahindra’s #MeetTheRealSanta contest in his home town in Santa Village, Rovaniemi, Finland!

And guess what? Not just your loved one but your entire family can win a family holiday to Finland. Is Santa’s laughter, Ho Ho Ho, ringing in your ears? Well then, don’t wait any further, allow your child to participate in the contest now.

All you have to do is ask your child to write a letter to Santa and who knows, you could be the lucky one to go to Finland with your family and celebrate Christmas in the magical land of snow with the Real Santa himself!

How to participate in the #MeetTheRealSanta contest?

  • Visit 
  • Let your child fill in the necessary details; you can help them in the process
  • Ask your child to write a message to Santa Claus. You can help your child put their thoughts into words, but let them speak or tell whatever they wish
  • Upload the written letter or a video message to Santa 
  • Check the ‘I authorise Club Mahindra’ disclaimer box 
  • Click on the submit button

Participating in the contest is simple. Once you send your message or upload the video, keep your fingers crossed. If your letter or the video is the most interesting one, your entire family could soon be on a flight to Finland and enjoy a wonderful Christmas Holiday and celebrate the grand occasion with the real Santa himself. 

What can you do if you win the contest?

First and foremost, if you win the #MeetTheRealSanta contest, you can enjoy a wonderful family holiday in Finland and celebrate Christmas here. Like the rest of the world, Christmas is celebrated with great joy in Finland but this country has a unique charm which will surely give you an unforgettable experience. 

Soak in the Christmas celebrations

You can see everywhere, the streets, houses, and commercial areas are lit with a million Christmas lights, creating a spectacular sight that is a cynosure to the eye. You can also attend the Elf School and meet Santa’s trusted Elves who pack the secret gifts for the children. 

You can also visit Mrs. Gingerbread’s Kitchen and see the delicious goodies she is making. Don’t forget to taste a few cookies. If your child is fond of the princess’s stories, you can take them to an actual princess land, i.e., the Princess’ Ice Gallery, the gallery allows you to enter the cool (literally) realm of the princess. You can sit on the icy throne and admire all the magnificent ice sculptures around. 

Don’t forget to take a ride on the magical train and visit the Santa’s official post office from where you can send amazing postcards to your friends and families or send them Christmas greetings! There are literally hundreds of things that you and your family can do here, and you will never have a dull moment, we bet!

Visit the real Sant Village

You heard it right, there is an actual Santa Village in Finland and as the #MeetTheRealSant contest winner, you get to actually visit this stunning place. Just as fascinating as the stories of Santa are, his village is equally alluring and lies under the snowy ground. Here, there is Christmas all year round. 

The entire village is surrounded by the most awe-inspiring scenic beauty, and the snow-white areas illuminating under the Christmas lights look like a sight straight out of a fairy tale book. 

Enjoy a wonderful stay at Club Saariseilka

On your visit to Finland, you and your family get to stay at the northernmost spa resort and holiday home resort, close to the Arctic, the Holiday Club Saariselka offered by Club Mahindra. An extraordinary destination for a family vacation in the land of glistening fjords and crystal-clear lakes, the resort has the most spectacular facilities you can imagine.

Here, you can indulge yourself in a rejuvenating massage at the spa, visit the sauna and relax or visit the theme park with your loved ones and enjoy an evening of fun and frolic. The resort is also a wonderful gateway to witness one of the most spectacular natural phenomena, the Northern Lights. In short, the resort is a perfect abode for you to enjoy the best of everything Finland has to offer. 

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About Club Mahindra

Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 250,000 members , who can holiday at 100+ resorts in India and abroad.

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