Chalet Mara, Kaprun

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Location - where is Chalet Mara

• 8 minute walk to resort centre • 10 minute walk to Lechnerberg nursery slope lift • 10 minute walk to Panorama Schaufelberg lift for access to Maiskogel • 4 minute walk to ski bus stop • 15 minute ski bus ride to Kitzsteinhorn Glacier lifts or Zell am See ski area


Overview - chalet description - Chalet Mara description

From its riverside location, the Chalet Mara is really handy for getting out and about to see the full Zell am See-Kaprun ski area - along with some great views. Firstly, for beginners, you've got the Lechnerberg nursery slopes less than 5 minute's walk away. Take a shortcut through the old railway tunnel and the Maiskogel slopes aren't much further. Also up the end of the road is the free ski bus stop, so it's dead easy to get over to the Kitzsteinhorn glacier or Zell am See's Schmittenhöhe - both around 15 minutes in either direction. Also Kaprun's centre is just over the bridge, so on the chalet hosts' night off you'll have plenty of choice for dinner nearby or for a bit of après action.

The Mara has nine well sized bedrooms, all comfortably decorated in a typically Austrian style but with a bright and cheery, modern vibe. There are even some family rooms. A couple of the rooms have their private bathrooms separated from the room, so if you pick one of these rooms you may want to save a little space in your suitcase for a bathrobe to make things easier in the mornings.

We know you're here for the skiing or snowboarding, but if you do fancy a bit of down time then there's also a comfy lounge area with satellite telly and free WiFi, so you can update your status and make all your friends at home jealous.


Facilities - Chalet Mara features

• lounge with satellite TV • free WiFi • dining room • ski storage room


Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

Chalet Mara - sleeps 18-25 (room numbers in brackets)

Ground Floor:
Dining room and lounge with satellite TV.
Family room (1) sleeping 2 adults and 2 children with Austrian twin beds and bunk beds, en suite bath & WC.

First Floor:
Austrian twin bedroom (2), sleeping 2-3 people, with extra single sofa bed, balcony en suite shower and WC
Three Austrian twin bedrooms (3, 4 & 5) with balcony, en suite shower and WC.

Second Floor:
Austrian twin bedroom (6), sleeping 2-3 people, with extra single bed, en suite shower and WC.
Family room (7) sleeping 2 adults and 2 children with Austrian twin beds, bunk beds and balcony. Separate private bathroom with bath and WC in corridor.
Small eaves room (8), sleeping 2-3 people, with Austrian twin beds, single bed, en suite shower and WC.
Austrian twin bedroom (9) with balcony, en suite shower and WC.


Meals - food and drink in Chalet Mara

• hearty breakfast with one cooked option (6 mornings a week) • afternoon tea with home-made cakes or biscuits • 3 course evening meal with house wine and coffee (5 evenings a week) • 4 course farewell dinner on final evening • early children's suppers available


Please Note

Chalet Mara has no lift.

We update Chalet Mara's details often, but facilities do change. e.g. some extras listed by the supplier as "free" or included might only be for the first time you use them, or for one time per party, then charged for further use. If any specific feature is essential to your holiday, make sure you ask us to confirm the details of it before you book your holiday.

Resort - about Kaprun - about holidays in Kaprun - about ski holidays in Kaprun - about ski holidays in Kaprun Austria

Austria’s oldest skiable glacier Austria’s biggest superpipe Early summer skiing

A rustic resort nestled at the bottom of Austria’s most established skiable glacier, Kaprun offers the traditional effortlessly balanced with the state of the art. From fairy-tale castles to mountain top dining and Austria’s largest superpipe, snow lovers of all ages and stages can enjoy a ‘once in a lifetime’ experience here.

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Families Late Season Non-skiers Groups

Kaprun webcam

Snow Report: Top 0cm, Bottom 0cm

Snow Forecast: 2cm expected this week

Snow History: April average depth 161.5cm

Kaprun trail map

Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Salzburg80km, 1.5 hours
Munich200km, 2.5 hours
Region:Austrian Alps
First opened:1960

Kaprun lift pass price last reported as 225€ 6 days. Ask for a quote when booking Chalet Mara.
Night skiing: No
Kaprun has NS facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing November-May.

Town altitude: 786m
Top of slopes: 3029m
Bottom of piste: 786m
Vertical drop: 2243m
Total length of trails:61km
Longest piste:5 km
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