Forest Cabins, Geilo

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Accommodation
Self Catering
Flights Included
Transfers
No Lift Pass
No Ski Rental
No Boot Rental
No Ski School

Location - where is Forest Cabins

· 50-200m from the ski lifts, ski school and rental store · resort centre 1.5km · free ski shuttle / Vestlia Hotel 50-200m
These cabins are dotted within the trees around the base of the Vestlia ski area so distances are dependent on which cabin you are in. It’s all pretty flat so it’s an easy walk.


Overview - apartment description - Forest Cabins description

Picture-perfect log cabins tucked in amongst the trees - each with its own private sauna. If you want to feel you’re properly in Norway then these are absolutely fantastic. We’ve a range of sizes - some sleeping up to 12 people - but they are such great value that even if you are a small family they won’t break the bank. Although eating out in restaurants isn’t cheap the supermarkets are great value (not too dissimilar from the UK) and we’ll even include a grocery pack to start you off. Each of the cabins are spacious with large lounge areas to put your feet up in after skiing, plus full kitchens to cook up a storm for dinner. You’re never far away from the slopes and ski school which are an easy walk from all the cabins, and in the evenings you’ll not want to leave your cosy home.


Facilities - Forest Cabins features

· private sauna · private ski lockers · free WiFi · wood for fireplace · Christmas tree for stays over Christmas day · end of stay cleaning included (apart from kitchen and washing up) · towels and bed linen included (beds not made)


Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

Log cabins all with private sauna, large entrance area (for storage), fireplace (free bag of firewood inc.), ski boot dryer, ski storage, hairdryer, balcony with table and chairs, dining table, lounge with TV, sofas (appropriate to number of people it sleeps) and open plan kitchen with oven, hob, fridge/freezer, coffee maker and dishwasher. Due to the cabin design all have sloping ceilings on the first floor – so watch your heads!

Type F1 Cabin 1-7 people: Ground floor: Semidetached cabin, Austrian twin in the ground floor bedroom, kitchen, dining area, living room and balcony. Bathroom with shower, WC and sauna. First floor: 2 bedrooms with twin beds in each, mezzanine with single bed.

Type I Cabin 1-10 people: Ground floor: Standalone cabin, bedroom with Austrian twins, second bedroom with 2 lots of bunk-beds (that room sleeps 4 people), 2 bathrooms both with shower and WC, and one of which also has the sauna within it. First floor: 2 bedrooms with twin beds in each.

Type K Cabin 1-12 people: Ground floor: Standalone cabin, bedroom with Austrian twins, second bedroom with 2 lots of bunk-beds (that room sleeps 4 people), 2 bathrooms both with shower and WC, and one of which also has the sauna within it. First floor: 3 bedrooms with twin beds in all three rooms.

Please note: Bed linen is included but beds are not made for you.


Meals - food and drink in Forest Cabins

· free grocery starter pack with bread, butter, jam, coffee, tea, milk, juice, cheese spread and cucumber

Supermarket costs*
frozen pizza £3.50 / mincemeat £3.30 / bacon £3.90 / ham £2.30 / cheese £2.80 / Milk 1L £1.50 / cereal £2.20 / jam £3.30 / juice £1.80 / bread £2.20 / pasta £1.90 / pasta sauce £1.10 / big bottle of coke or pop £2.30 / big bag of crisps £1.60 / 10 pack of branded beer £25 / bottle of spirits £15-£20 / £6 bottle wine** / 10 pack of imported premium beer £15 (remember to save a bit of money buy wine and spirits in duty free)
*costs are to give an idea of price and based on the Post Office exchange rate, prices in resort may fluctuate slightly from this
**wine is only available from liquor store

We update Forest Cabins'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.

Availability - dates & airports - dates & departure airports - apartment dates & departure airports - Forest Cabins dates & departure airports

Price per person with: Prices shown are per person based on: Prices shown are per person based on: The prices shown here are per person and based on the following criteria:
Tue 13 Dec 201613/12/16
£519£487
Tue 20 Dec 201620/12/16
£920£787
Tue 27 Dec 201627/12/16
Sold Out 
Tue 03 Jan 201703/01/17
Available as 5 nights
Sun 08 Jan 201708/01/17
£504£391
Sun 15 Jan 201715/01/17
£504£391
Sun 22 Jan 201722/01/17
£520£417
Sun 29 Jan 201729/01/17
£520£487
Sun 05 Feb 201705/02/17
£579£552
Sun 12 Feb 201712/02/17
£1071£1007
Sun 19 Feb 201719/02/17
£781£765
Sun 26 Feb 201726/02/17
£600£545
This package holiday to Forest Cabins in Geilo, Norway departs Sunday 15th January 2017, for a 7 night stay on a "self catering" board basis. A local tourist tax (Taxe de Sejour or Kurtaxe) is levied by many councils in European ski resorts. It varies by standard and type of accommodation and is age dependent, so not everyone is charged. It's not included in the basic price of your holiday and is usually paid locally. For reference, the average charged in winter 15/16 was between 50p and £2 per person, per night.
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Resort - about Geilo - about holidays in Geilo - about ski holidays in Geilo - about ski holidays in Geilo Norway

Chocolate box charm Kite skiing capital

One of Scandinavia's larger resorts, Geilo is a modern resort but with a long history, having welcomed visitors since 1890. The village is well spread out with lifts emanating from four different points and slopes on both side of the valley. There is a second (bus linked) ski area at Vestlia.

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Cross country Freestyle Families

Geilo webcam

Snow Report: Top 0cm, Bottom 0cm

Snow Forecast: 2cm expected this week

Snow History: December average depth 36.5cm

Geilo trail map

Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Oslo Gardermoen210mins
Fagernes75mins
Region:Buskerud, Norway
First opened:1890

Geilo lift pass price last reported as SEK1630 (adult 6 day). Ask for a quote when booking Forest Cabins.
Night skiing: No
Geilo has N S facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing Nov - May.

Town altitude: 800m
Top of slopes: 1178m
Bottom of piste: 800m
Vertical drop: 378m
Total length of trails:34km
Longest piste:2km
Established in 1890 the Norwegian ski resort Geilo lies at 800 metres altitude in the Buskerud region of the Norwegian ?. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 1178m the area is not snow sure. Over ? snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 24km of trails, which equates to around 70 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Geilo is Oslo Gardemoen at a distance of 245km or approximately 180 minutes driving time. Their season runs from November to April.
39 pistes and trails means approximately 34km of runs. 20 Geilo lifts have capacity to transport 22000 per hour. The longest run in the Norwegian ski resort is over 2km.The mountain has 25% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 23% intermediate, 38% advanced slopes and 12%. Snowboarding in Geilo: Of the 20 ski lifts, 14 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Geilo is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities includ...
Geilo has a range of mainly outdoor activities although there is a swimming pool and cinema in the village. Ice climbing and ski orienteering are both popular pastimes and you could go on a wilderness camp to experience mountain life as it was in days gone by. No modern equipment is used and you will have the chance to try using a bow and arrow, practice wearing snowshoes and try your luck at ice fishing on the fiord. Some unusual modes of transport to try out and have fun at the same time include dog sledding, ...

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