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Charming Cottage For 5 In Sleepy Village, Close To Lake Bled.

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


Photos and Description of this Bohinjska Bela holiday cottage

2 Bedroom, 2 bathroom, spacious village accommodation.

This large holiday home sits in a sleepy Slovenian village with good restaurants serving local food, beer and wine, while an extensively stocked shop & post office make life simple, allowing you can have time for a relaxing and reinvigorating holiday.

The comfortable accommodation, for 5, is on two levels. Upstairs is a bathroom and two large bedrooms, a double and a double plus single bed. The main bedroom has a balcony ideal for a quiet evening drink, to admire the views and plan the next day. Downstairs is the kitchen, sitting room and large dinning room. The kitchen has a 4 ring hob, oven and plenty of dishes, utensils and cutlery. The sitting room has digital television and a DVD player and discs and a log fire. Another bathroom (with washing machine) and entrance hall complete the accommodation.

Free high speed WiFi Internet and satellite TV is provided.

Outside is secure storage for bikes, skies, climbing equipment, whatever is essential to your sport on holiday. There is also a pretty private area with table and chairs to enjoy meals or merely relax.

You are only 3km from the spectacular Lake Bled, which means in a 45min walk through beech woods you can be on the lakeside enjoying coffee, cake and the bustle of a truly European destination. In winter this part of Slovenia offers some terrific skiing opportunities in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The closest lifts are just 30min away.

Slovenia is well known as a family friendly holiday destination, with any sport you care to name readily available within the care of well qualified English speaking instructors. For example, in summer you may try white water rafting along the clear waters of the Sava River, get the best views of the Julian Alps from a tandem paraglide, fly fish, ride, cycle or walk endless routes. Winter holiday? Skiing for the family at great prices, ice climbing, snow shoe into the forest, all can be happily rounded off in one of the many bars and restaurants.

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Ralph (Owner)
Member since: 2009
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based on 9 traveller reviews

Charming Cottage For 5 In Sleepy Village, Close To Lake Bled.
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 9 reviews

Perfect! Quiet, beautiful location very close drive to Lake Bled.

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was great and the apartment was so much bigger than we'd thought. Both double bedrooms were good sizes and the two living spaces was very practical. Its a 10 minute short drive to Lake Bled, and it was easy doing so. I recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best vacation ever!!

  • 5 of 5

We LOVED our stay at Bohinska Bela. The cottage was lovely and clean and the neighborhood was wonderful. Our stay in Slovenia was truly the trip of a lifetime and we will definitely be back! Thanks for providing such a wonderful location for us to stay!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you enjoyed your stay here! No need to make it the trip of a lifetime ... just come back and do it all over again! :-)
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A lovely cottage in a good location.

  • 4 of 5

Our rating is 4 stars.

We had a really enjoyable Slovenian week. The property was lovely, well located needing a car to support your travels. The cottage did everything we wanted and included some zany stairs! The fruit and bottle of wine were a great gesture. Good walking in the area, some lovely scenery, very dramatic! The local food establishments are a ten minute stroll away and provide huge hearty portions and great beer. The local village shop sells everything you need and local supermarkets are a short drive away.The owners were on hand if required and very helpful. There was really good information provided and good walking books and maps. All in all a great location and a really good holiday rental. Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review, much appreciated. And glad to know you enjoyed the extras!
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House with character and all the conveniences.

  • 4 of 5

House had character as did the village.

Lovely spot in beautiful region.

Really enjoyed our first visit to Slovenia.

Would recommend both the house and the region.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review.
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Comfortable retreat in a beautiful village

  • 5 of 5

Good directions meant we found the property easily. The house was clean, comfortable and welcoming. We were greeted with food in the fridge and good information about activities to do in the area. The area is absolutely beautiful, the village quiet and peaceful but only a walk or short drive to Bled. We had a fantastic holiday and would definately recommend Slovenia, this area and house.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot for the review - good to know you enjoyed your time in this amazing country and hope you mange to stay with us again.
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Cottage ideal for any time of year - we love it!

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed three times, in late Spring, late Summer and over Christmas. Each time has been lovely. The house is comfortable and well equipped - as vegetarians who often cook for ourselves on holidya, we really appreciate a well-equipped kitchen. Bohinskja Bela is a nice little village about 10 minutes drive from Bled, though you can walk to Bled on footpaths through the woods in about 40 minutes. The neighbours are friendly and helpful. Even when there was lots of snow on the ground at Christmas the roads in the village were completely clear and it was easy to drive around - unlike in Britain!

The cottage has plenty of useful information, along with games, books and DVDs - and we've enjoyed some of these when we've wanted to relax after being out. The information we got before going was accurate and helpful.

There are lots of nice places to visit within about an hour's drive, and we would certainly recommend a car.

Bled itself is beautiful - fairytale in fact - with a lovely lake around which we have taken several nice walks. It's also got a swimming area. The island is worth a visit - don't forget to ring the bell. The castle is also worth seeing and the view over the lake is brilliant.

There are several restaurants in Bled and a great hotel (The Golf) for taking a leisurely Finnish (dry) or Turkish (wet)sauna (but be warned, all clothing is fobidden in the sauna!). It's a lovely feeling luxuriating in the outdoor hot tub, particularly when the air is frosty and there's snow all around.

There's always plenty of entertainment in Bled, from a little dance band in one of the hotels, at Christmas there are activities on the lake and there was a folk festival in the summer while we were there.

Lake Bohinj is also lovely and we had a wonderful walk around it in thick snow a couple of years ago.

Radovljica is a small town not far from Bled where there is a brilliant museum all about bee keeping with a display of the traditionally painted hives and selling some wonderful honey.

Ljubljana is well worth a visit. There's a castle and some museums (we saw a really interesting exhibition about the history of Slovenia) and the town centre has plenty of sights to catch your attention including the interesting bridges and the market and artisan stalls by the river.

We certainly intend to stay again and have recommended the cottage to friends and colleagues. Slovenia is unspoilt and not too touristy and the cottage makes a lovely place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 20, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow - thanks a lot guys for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review - we do appreciate it! And hope to see you soon...
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Nearest Airport
43 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Bohinjska Bela
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
26 Kilometres
Vogel Ski Centre
Car: recommended

Quiet village with terrific views and close to Lake Bled. The Triglav National Park, Lake Bohinj and ski centres are all nearby. Many kilometres of woodland and mountain trails and biking routes straight from the house. The Sava River is also famous for its fly fishing.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Bohinjska Bela, Slovenia

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
22 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit A$286
Stay tax 1.27% per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Price includes linen, towels, cleaning and local taxes.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Bohinjska Bela, Slovenia

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Large ground floor bathroom includes laundry facilities.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , 1 single bed
  • Both bedrooms are large and with ample storage.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • forests
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • whitewater rafting
Separate storage room for outdoor equipment.