This apartment was perfect for our group of four adults. The rooms were clean with plenty of sunlight and the beds comfortable. The kitchen had enough dishes and cookware for our group when we chose to prepare our own meals. Other conveniences; such as hairdryer, clothing rack, umbrella, and more were much appreciated. We enjoyed the town of Arabba which had all of the amenities (restaurants, markets, gelato and pastry shops) without the crowds of some of the nearby towns. Close to rock climbing, hiking, via ferratas and many other activities of interest. The hosts were friendly and helpful. We would definitely return to this area and this apartment for anther enjoyable visit!
Situated on the side of a hill overlooking the little town of Arabba a few minutes walk from the town centre. There are two bedrooms with twin beds, one room also has a set of bunk beds. The front bedroom has a stunning view of the Delle Trincee ridge that is easily accessible by cable car from Arabba for anyone interested in via ferrata. The second bedroom has an east facing balcony where you can enjoy a morning coffee in the sun and we watched young deer frolicking on the hillside.
The apartment is ideal for anyone on a skiing, walking, trekking, via ferrata holiday.
It is on the second floor so it is not recommended for anyone with access problems.
There is a large kitchen dinning area and large bathroom with bath, shower, toilet and hand basin
Arabba is surrounded by mountains with sunning scenery and an ideal location to explore the Dolomites and has bars, restaurants and food shops.
The owners, Christina and Leandro are very friendly and helpful
We stayed here as a family of four for one week in July, with children aged 7 and 5. It is a good size apartment and could probably even accommodate five or six people without too much of a squeeze. The Austrian twin/double beds in each of the two bedrooms were very comfortable, and there is also a bunk bed in one of the rooms that we did not use. The apartment block seems to be a mix of owner-occupied dwellings and apartments that are rented to tourists - it has four storeys and was always quiet and immaculately clean when we were there. There was plenty of parking also and that is important because you would need a car here in the summer months. The only challenge is that the kitchen space is a bit cramped if you plan to self-cater, and there is only a gas hob (four rings) and a microwave to cook with.
As a family with small children we found that the town of Arabba was not quite right for us. It is mainly a hiking resort in the summer months, because the mountains rise up very steeply on all sides, extreme mountain-biking was the other main activity. Corvara was a much more family-friendly resort town in the next valley (10km away in Val di Badia). Corvara had an indoor heated public swimming pool as well as a separate outdoor unheated pool facility, which was a bit cold to swim in, but still set in a beautiful lawn garden with sun loungers etc. Corvara and adjacent villages also offer cable car rides up to a high plateau that is beautiful to walk around, fairly flat, and with activities set up for small children to enjoy such as trampolines, paddling pools, and even a bear-theme mini-golf and soft play facility. The plateau is described in local tourist brochures as "Moviment", is clearly aimed at young families, though we found it a bit challenging to get good information from the local tourist office about it, we kind of had to work it out for ourselves. There is also a fantastic off-road cycle trail in the next valley to the north of Corvara (Val di Pusteria), which is relatively flat and runs along the river for thirty or forty miles. Brunico is the main town here and bicycles can be rented at the train station, which is handy because you have the option to do the return journey by train rather than cycling all the way back. Trains seem to run every thirty minutes along the valley.
This property has 2 very large bedrooms with comfortable beds, loads of storage, and nice views. One of the rooms has an Austrian twin/double, and the other has the same plus 2 bunk beds (great for a family). There is a modest but well equipped kitchen/dining room with sitting area, and a good sized bathroom. Ski/bike storage is available in the communal basement. The flat is immaculately clean, as is the building. The rest of the flats in the building appear to be private homes, and the building is a few hundred metres walk to the village centre, so definitely not party central. But lovely views and excellent parking. The owner is absolutely lovely and i'd highly recommend. Not luxury accommodation, but very good value for money.
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