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A beautiful Bled Chalet: Alpine Retreat, Zasip



The Alpine Retreat, Zasip - Bled Chalet is a tastefully renovated Bled Chalet with garden and stunning views in the charming village of Zasip, just a few kilometres from world famous Lake Bled, named by Yahoo Travel as one of the World's 10 Most Beautiful Lakes. Positioned beside a church, on a street whose name in ancient Slovene means "cow track", the house comfortably sleeps six people in two generously proportioned bedrooms, one double and one twin room, with additional twin beds situated in the attic area. The area is popular with outdoor types - hiking, fishing, swimming, skiing, caving, biking and white water rafting are all nearby. There are a number of great excursions locally, with Vintgar Gorge only a few kilometers away and Lake Bled itself just a 5 minute drive . For relaxed days, you will find the chalet very comfortable and well equipped offering large LCD TV, DVD player, Bose sound system, library with guides, maps, books and DVDs and garden with BBQ area..


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The Bled area is surrounded by beautiful scenery and things to do from walks around the lovely Vintgar Gorge and various hills surrounding the lake to great mountain walking and mountain biking on the Pokljuka Plateau, kayaking, canyoning and rafting on the Sava River and its tributaries, as well of course as swimming and boating on Lake Bled itself. The Alpine Retreat, Zasip - Bled Chalet is in a great postion to access a extensive array of activities and leisure pursuits. Zasip is a delightful rustic alpine farming village situated on the sunny southern slope of Hom hill. France Prešeren, the greatest Slovenian poet, called Zasip the "altar of Gorenjska" because of the beautiful view you can enjoy here towards Stol Mountain and in the other direction back towards Bled. The Bled area is a great place to be based for exploring Slovenia's many ski areas - there is a small resort in the town itself but most skiers based in Bled visit the excellent resorts of Vogel, Krvavec & Kranjska Gora which are each half an hour's drive away (or there is a ski bus from Bled to Vogel / Krvavec). There is a wide range of other ski areas in Slovenia / Italy / Austria within day trip distance from the property. Please click here for a map / guide to these resorts.

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Bled is in a fantastic position for exploring Slovenia’s many sights with plenty of easy day trips possible including stunning Lake Bohinj just 25 minutes away, Slovenia’s pretty capital Ljubljana and the medieval town of Skofja Loka each just 45 minutes drive away.


Distance to the nearest…
Convenience store Within walking distance
Restaurant Within walking distance
Bar Within walking distance
Distance to the nearest airport(s)

40km to Ljubljana Airport

80km to Klagenfurt Airport (Austria)

Other useful local transport connections

There is a ski bus from Bled to Krvavec that runs only during the ski season, only on weekends, departing at 9am and returning at 4pm. There is also a ski bus that runs from Bled to Vogel, only during the ski season on days that are suitable for skiing and the ski centre is open. Departing Bled at 9am and returning from Vogel at 4pm. You will also find bus connections from Bled to a variety of destinations in Slovenia.

The nearest train stations are Podhom (2km) and Lesce Bled (6km).



The Alpine Retreat, Zasip - Bled Chalet offers a very comfortable standard of accommodation in lovely surrounds. The house can sleep up to 6 people in two bedrooms (one double and one twin). Additional twin beds are situated in the attic area. The fully equipped kitchen, a large LCD TV with free cable channels and a DVD player, a Bose sound system with i-Pod connection and an extensive library containing numerous guides, maps, books and DVDs will make you hard to belive that this recently renovated house was originally built in 1785 and it's known locally as ‘Pr Tonco’ (Tony’s Place). Alpine Retreat is located in a commanding position along a gentle ridge, ensuring sweeping and uninterrupted views over the valley to the south and to the Karavanke Mountains to the north. Secluded garden is a perfect place to spend your summer evenings & BBQ.


Official star rating


Trip Advisor star rating



Up to 6


Bedroom 1: Double bedroom (with double bed sleeping 2)

Bedroom 2: Twin bedroom (with 2 single beds)

Attic: Twin bedroom (with 2 single beds)

Sofa Beds



Two bathrooms ( one family bathroom and one shower room)

Kitchen Appliances

The kitchen is well stocked with utensils and has a hob, oven, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, toaster, kettle, microwave.

Living Room

The living room has a large seating for 6. There is a large LCD TV, DVD player and a great number of TV channels mean you can unwind and while away a couple of hours with a film. There is also a Bose sound system with i-Pod connection and an extensive library containing numerous guides, maps, books and DVDs.

Dining Area

Seating for 6

Garden / outside space
South facing balcony, secluded garden area with BBQ
Provided by owner
Bed linen, towels
Entertainment and telecoms

WiFi Internet

Large LCD TV

Cable TV

DVD Player

A Bose sound system with i-Pod connection

Wide selection of DVD's

1 x private parking space, additional parking on public land nearby.
Not allowed
Accessible for disabled


retreat ground floor

Ground Floor - The Alpine Retreat

retreat first floor

First Floor - The Alpine Retreat

retreat attic

Attic - The Alpine Retreat


Prices for The Alpine Retreat, Zasip - Bled Chalet are from 90 EUR / night - 160 EUR / night dependent on the season.


  • Unless otherwise stated in the booking / options & extras information below the property calendar, prices are plus tourist tax of 1.27 euros / adult / night and 0.64 euros / child aged 7-18 / night.
  • Extra short / extra long stays are available on request and maybe subject to supplements / discounts.
  • Deposit / payment schedule is stated in booking information under property calendar below.



Lake Bled

Lake Bled

The Alpine Retreat, Zasip

The Alpine Retreat, Zasip


Living room - Alpine Retreat


Kitchen - Alpine Retreat


Twin bedroom - Zasip, Bled


Double room - Zasip, Bled


Loft area - Alpine Retreat, Bled


Loft Bedroom


Bathroom with shower - Bled, Zasip


Bathroom with bath - Bled, Zasip


Balcony - Bled, Zasip

Side view of house

Side view of house

View towards Bled

View towards Bled

View from the Alpine Retreat

View from the Alpine Retreat

Beautiful alpine landscape

Beautiful alpine landscape

Vintgar Gorge

Vintgar Gorge

Lake Bled

Lake Bled

Bled Castle

Bled Castle



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