Forest Cabins, Geilo

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Self Catering
Flights Included
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

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Tue 13 Dec 201613/12/16
available 2 sharing, 3 sharing, 4 sharing, 12 sharing
Tue 20 Dec 201620/12/16
Tue 27 Dec 201627/12/16
Sold Out 
Tue 03 Jan 201703/01/17
Sold Out 
Sun 08 Jan 201708/01/17
Sun 15 Jan 201715/01/17
Sun 22 Jan 201722/01/17
Sun 29 Jan 201729/01/17
Sun 05 Feb 201705/02/17
Sun 12 Feb 201712/02/17
Sold Out 
Sun 19 Feb 201719/02/17
Sold Out 
Sun 26 Feb 201726/02/17
This package holiday to Forest Cabins in Geilo, Norway departs Sunday 8th 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.

Resort - about Geilo - about holidays in Geilo - about ski holidays in Geilo - about ski holidays in Geilo Norway

Small Norwegian town Kite skiing capital

One of Scandinavia's best known places to ski, Geilo's a modern resort but with a long history, having welcomed visitors back in 1890. Slopes on both sides of the valley provide excellent terrain for beginners and families.

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Cross country Beginners Families

Geilo webcam

Snow Report: Top 80cm, Bottom 70cm

Snow Forecast: 2cm expected this week

Snow History: December average depth 36.5cm

Geilo trail map

Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Oslo Gardermoen (OSL)210mins
Fagernes (VDB)75mins
Region:Buskerud, Norway
First opened:1890

Geilo lift pass price last reported as 1830 NOK (adult 6 day). Ask for a quote when booking Forest Cabins.
Night skiing: No
Geilo has N, S, E 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
This small mountain town in eastern Norway is easily one of the nation’s top ski resorts, home to some of its longest established ski areas which we’ve been enjoying for over a century and a half. In the district of Hol, Geilo’s one of Norway’s five national park villages, with the Hardangervidda and Hallingskarvet mountains on either side. A collection of hotels, apartments and shops are bundled together between the fells. Home to 2500 residents, the town feels modern and friendly – it’s easy to navi...
Separate kids ski areas provide an environment for tots to learn safely away from the crowds, and with different areas linked by a ski bus there’s plenty to explore. On one side, the Geiloheisen area near the centre of town has a mix of runs, with the kid’s area accessed from the Havsdelen lift besides a red, green and blue piste. Vestila on the other side is home to slopes of every colour, including some lovely blues that stream down between the trees. Advanced skiers and snowboarders might miss the amou...
When it comes to mealtimes, we like Taubanekroa for burgers and comfort food, but for a good view, get lunch at Top Skicafe which looks out over the Hallingskarvet National Park. On a Saturday, Havsdalskroa pleases the crowds with good drinks and grub, promising only to close when the last guest has gone home... Stugu over in Vestila is a good stop for live music. Look out for the Ice Music festival which celebrates art and music each first full moon of the new year. There’s an armful of activities to ha...

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