Winter wonderlands - winter breaks in Iceland, Norway and Lapland

Winter wonderlands (1781)

Book a trip to a magical winter wonderland for guaranteed snow this winter. From the mesmerising natural spectacle of the Northern Lights to sledge rides pulled by Donner and Blitzen to Santa’s grotto, a holiday to a fairy-tale winter wonderland will be enough to awaken the child in you.


Take an exhilarating ride on a snowmobile across the seemingly endless pure, white plains. Or wrap up warm and let the husky sledge pull you along. And a horse drawn carriage ride under a starry sky will be sure to add a bit of romance to your trip.


Search now to find where to stay for your winter wonderland break.

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Kimito Island / Dragsfjard

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £85 / night

£509 / week

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from £85 / night

(15) Excellent 

19

Lyngseidet ski lodge to rent.

Lyngen Municipality / Lyngseidet

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
“Exceeded Our Expectations!” So many times we have been disappointed when arriving at holiday destinations - but this time all our expectations were exceeded ! Fabulous location, on your own private foreshore overlooking stunning scenery - exceptionall  …see more

from £175 / night

£1220 / week

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from £175 / night

(2) Average 

24

Holiday apartment in Helsinki

Uusimaa / Helsinki

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
Lovely Scandinavian modern decors with white and black with all basic amenities that you need for living available within this apartment, Central train station 5 minutes walk and Kamppi main bus and subway terminal just 2 minutes walk from the apartment and its located  …see more

from £85 / night

£509 / week

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from £85 / night

(14) Very Good 

24

Quebec / Saint-Faustin-Lac-Carre

4 11 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

 …see more

from £229 / night

£1601 / week

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from £229 / night

(1) Excellent 

20

Saguenay / La Baie

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £61 / night

£427 / week

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from £61 / night

18

Holiday cottage in Bracebridge

Muskoka District / Bracebridge

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
The Perfect Chalet/Cottage In Muskoka! * Over 3800 Sqft * Located In A Private Bay * A Private Beach * Clear Water Swimming * 6 Bedrooms * 4 1/2 Bathrooms * Main Floor Luxury Master w/ +6pc Ensuite w/ Steam Rain Shower & Double Sink * Jacuzzi Tub w/ Views Of the La  …see more

from £214 / night

£1220 - £2348 / week

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from £214 / night

(10) Excellent 

24

Holiday guest house in Tresfjord

Vestnes Municipality / Tresfjord

4 10 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Superb Everything!!” Superb accommodation in a quiet and peaceful location right on the fjord. Well stocked Spar shop nearby (better than UK Spar shops!!). The gorgeous house has everything you could possibly wish for - jacuzzi bath room, another show  …see more

from £102 / night

£628 - £1348 / week

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from £102 / night

(7) Excellent 

20

Tind holiday log cabin rental

Lofoten Islands / Tind

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic!” Beautifull "rorbu" in the south part of the Lofoten Island, a paradis on earth! Perfect for a familly with 2 kids. This Rorbu is not situated by the sea but ON the sea! It is actually possible to fish from the balcony... It is the most a  …see more

from £119 / night

£665 - £1021 / week

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from £119 / night

20

Southwest Nova Scotia / Digby

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

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from £60 / night

£416 - £467 / week

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from £60 / night

(3) Excellent 

20

Home rental in Hollviken with golf nearby

Skane County / Hollviken

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Lovely house in Swedish summer paradise! Sleeping 5-8 people. Living room and kitchen are open and light. 5 minutes to a very nice beach with our own beach house/cabin. 5 minutes to restaurants and shops, 8 min to golf, 5 min to marina. Newly renovated villa with an op  …see more

from £129 / night

£794 - £2217 / week

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from £129 / night

12

Varmland County / Torsby

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

 …see more

from £36 / night

£246 - £416 / week

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from £36 / night

(1) Very Good 

11

Whitehorse ski guest house to rent.

Yukon / Whitehorse

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Tiny is terrific! Ever wanted to find out how little space or stuff you'd need and still be happy? Ever wanted to experience what less is more truly means? And you wanted to do it in style? Come and visit, make our Tiny House your Yukon Trip Home! Cabin features: s  …see more

from £34 / night

£122 / week

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from £34 / night

(2) Excellent 

20

Apartment rental in Malmö

Skane County / Malmö

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
Spacious140 sqm flat in the heart of Malmö. Recently renovated. Big balcony, three rooms and kitchen, one bathroom, two separate toilets, one large walk-in wardrobe. Building with cultural feeling. Fresh flat easily accommodates 4 people (if more – ask us). F  …see more

from £109 / night

£754 - £1278 / week

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from £109 / night

29

Lapland / Inari

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

 …see more

from £145 / night

£839 - £1551 / week

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from £145 / night

21

Quebec / Chertsey

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

 …see more

from £84 / night

£508 / week

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from £84 / night

(11) Excellent 

30

Holiday cottage in Borgarnes

West Region / Borgarnes

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
“Fantastic cottage in a spectacular location” We stayed at the property for 1 week during August 2014. On arrival, the cottage was exceptionally clean with all instructions to use the facilities clearly laid out for us. The property is designed for mod  …see more

from £215 / night

£1502 - £2395 / week

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from £215 / night

(1) Excellent 

27

Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Hafnarfjordur

Capital Region / Hafnarfjordur

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
A brand new luxury apartment conveniently located on the harbour in downtown Hafnarfjordur. Features beautiful ocean and city views and is only 10 minutes from Reykjavik centre. Very spacious apartment with restaurants, services and attractions in walking distance.  …see more

from £183 / night

£1276 / week

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from £183 / night

(17) Very Good 

21

Holiday apartment in Vesterbro

Copenhagen / Vesterbro

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Car not necessary
“Great apartment; great location.” Like the other reviewers mentioned, the owner clearly lives in the apartment when it is not rented so his belongings are there. Assuming that doesn't trouble you, the apartement is fantastic. Copenhagen is a remarka  …see more

from £94 / night

£636 / week

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from £94 / night

37

Holiday cottage rental

Ontario / Rideau Lakes

4 12 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly
Lower Beverly Lake, Rideau Lake Townships, Lyndhurst, Ontario (Little Brockville). The Muskokas of Eastern Ontario. 35 mins. From the US border crossing at the beautiful 1000 Islands / New York State / Ivy Lea. 45 mins to Kingston, 35 mins to Brockville, 25 mins to  …see more

from £131 / night

£915 - £958 / week

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from £131 / night

22

Holiday apartment in Reykjavik

Capital Region / Reykjavik

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
In the historic center where Reykjavík City‘s old heart beats there is a beautiful old house that used to be called Aberdeen. The house is owned by a family of artists who have left their mark on every detail of the house. The style of the house is an int  …see more

from £140 / night

£979 / week

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from £140 / night

(1) Excellent 

19

Whitehorse ski log cabin to rent.

Yukon / Whitehorse

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
Welcome to our little Birdhouse! Nestled in the woods close to the beautiful Marsh Lake this super cozy cabin could be your home base for hiking, biking, horse back riding, paddling or fishing trips that start right outside your door step. Our cabin sleeps regularly 2,  …see more

from £49 / night

£244 - £415 / week

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from £49 / night

(1) Excellent 

30

Lapland / Inari

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

 …see more

from £190 / night

£1329 / week

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from £190 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday home in Vestvagoy

Lofoten Islands / Vestvagoy

7 14 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
House on the northwest coast of the Lofoten Islands. Unique in having an unobstructed 360 degree view of the sun - that never sets during summer. This property used to be a small fishing village and carries a lot of history. There are plenty of oppurtunities for hiking,  …see more

from £128 / night

£890 / week

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from £128 / night

29

Jammerbugt Municipality / Fjerritslev

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 14 km
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £34 / night

£238 - £267 / week

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from £34 / night

(1) Excellent 

10

Cottage rental in Winfield

Lake Country / Winfield

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
The Pup and Quail Cottage is one of two homes on one acre of property. Snuggled in at the end of a private drive, cottage guests will find an exceptional location and great amenities. Full kitchen facilities, private patio, BBQ, fenced yard for dogs and kids. A short w  …see more

from £101 / night

£671 / week

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from £101 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Charlottetown

Prince Edward Island / Charlottetown

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
In the heart of Historic Downtown Charlottetown - a few minutes walk to the waterfront park and marina, Prince Edward Island Convention Centre, boardwalk, restaurants, theatres, art gallery, bike rental, and shopping with golf courses also within easy reach, let the Mil  …see more

from £107 / night

£1013 - £1568 / week

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from £107 / night

(6) Excellent 

23

Holiday cottage in Mosfellsbaer

Reykjavik / Mosfellsbaer

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
“Well equipped cottage--great location.” Despite the fact the weather wasnt great we enjoyed our stay at this cottage. The owner was very efficient at answering my queries when booking and everything ran smoothly. The beds were already made up when we  …see more

from £97 / night

£679 / week

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from £97 / night

(15) Excellent 

23

Thingvellir holiday cottage rental

South Region / Thingvellir

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
A luxury cottage which is built very high up on a hill so it offers a panoramic mountain view there is also amazing to see the northern lights / aurora. The view is truly amazing!! The cottage is newly built so all the equipment are new. 100m2 porch with bbq and hot tub  …see more

from £119 / night

£704 - £1433 / week

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from £119 / night

14

Tampere holiday apartment rental

Pirkanmaa / Tampere

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
Tampere Apartment Socos offers accommodation in Tampere, 400 metres from Plevna Movie Theater Complex. The property features views of the city and is 700 metres from Nasinneula Observation tower. Free WiFi is offered . There is a private bathroom with a shower. Sä  …see more

from £77 / night

£458 / week

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from £77 / night

6

Vasterbotten County / Robertsfors

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

 …see more

from £45 / night

£269 / week

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from £45 / night

(1) Excellent 

79

Koli ski cottage to rent.

North Karelia / Koli

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
Wood cottage 2006, kitchen-living room and huge entrance room, 2 separated bedrooms with double beds in each, sleeping open gallery (47 m²) with 2 twin beds, billiard (american pool) room, washroom, sauna (elec. stove), big terrace with the highlighted mini-spa (bi  …see more

from £123 / night

£776 - £2573 / week

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from £123 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Munkebo with golf nearby

Kerteminde / Munkebo

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
The house is 90 m2, built in 1983 and renovated in 2013, consisting of living / dining room with kitchen and bar, 3 bedrooms, small bathroom with shower. Large, enclosed garden and lovely covered terrace and open terrace with garden furniture and barbecue. 300 m to the  …see more

from £76 / night

£545 / week

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from £76 / night

20

Holiday cottage accommodation

Stockholm County / Norrtalje

2 8 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Two pastoral houses, on a large garden plot, 5 min walk from the lake. The main house located on a small hill, which looks on the west valley. The small Guest House is placed downhill on a big lawn. Sea: 10 min by car. Forest - walking distance. 7 Beds + extra beds.  …see more

from £81 / night

£537 / week

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from £81 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Kamloops

British Columbia / Kamloops

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Newly renovated 2 bedroom 3 bathroom fully furnished private suite sits above our garage/stables on our 20 acres. It's located in Knutsford with gorgeous city views and the amazing scenery of Knutsford including incredible sunsets. When your visiting Kamloops for b  …see more

from £122 / night

£732 / week

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from £122 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Ski apartment to rent in Whistler

British Columbia / Whistler

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski
Come and visit our newly renovated and spacious condo at the Wildwood Lodge. We are ideally located in the exclusive Upper Village of Blackcomb offering ski in/out access to the lifts ( snow permitting) The condo offers a scenic view of the mountains while overlooking  …see more

from £86 / night

£1601 / week

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from £86 / night

12

Southwest Nova Scotia / Weymouth

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

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from £68 / night

£475 / week

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from £68 / night

23

Udsholt holiday home rental

Gribskov Municipality / Udsholt

2 8 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.9 km
  • Child friendly
Description from the ownerJust 900 meters from the beach lies this delicious cottage on a large beautiful and secluded plot. The house was built in the charming and classic Scandinavian style with large and bright rooms and clean lines. The house is black and wh  …see more

from £43 / night

£297 / week

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from £43 / night

21

Holiday villa in Campbell River

Vancouver Island / Campbell River

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
Welcome to our Villa!~ Enjoy our open, modern living space with high end commercial style appliances and west coast furnishings. Brand new in 2016, this suite is sure to impress with everything you need for a relaxing island beach vacation. Some features include: - Pri  …see more

from £138 / night

£854 - £1025 / week

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from £138 / night

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Cottage rental in Kawartha Lakes with golf nearby

Ontario / Kawartha Lakes

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
A year-round fully equipped home/cottage on Gull river - perfect for a family vacation . This charming property features: 3 bedroom with brand new Queen beds with memory foam mattresses, extra folding single bed for your guests . Blankets and pillows are supplied,bed  …see more

from £153 / night

£1068 - £1174 / week

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from £153 / night

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Holiday home in Kuopio

Northern Savonia / Kuopio

3 9 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
High quality beautifully furnished log house at lake Saimaa in Taipalsaari, Eastern part on Finland - 30 km from Lappeenranta and 250 km from St Petersburg and Helsinki  …see more

from £115 / night

£806 - £1653 / week

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from £115 / night