Eco Resort beneath Velika Planika is set in unspoilt nature, surrounded by breathtaking views and dedicated to the herdsfolk’s traditions and traditional goods. If you’ve never been to Slovenia, be sure to do a Google of Velika Planina located in the Kamnik Alps, which is one of the most beautiful pastures in Slovenia and anywhere in Europe. At Eco Resort at Velika Planina the magical and unique herdsfolk’s traditions have been replicated and have now been brought even closer for visitors to enjoy.
Eco Resort is located in the village of Godič near Stahovica, just a few kilometres from both the Kamniška Bistrica valley and the starting point for the ascent to Velika Planina, or even easier to say that it is just 25 kilometres from the capital Ljubljana. Among other things, Eco Resort offers an excellent opportunity for family holidays or a romantic escape back to nature. Each of the houses (altogether there are 17, which can accommodate 68 people) can host four to five people and they consist of a living room, bedroom, kitchen area, bathroom and a terrace and in the colder months they are heated. Within the Eco Resort offer there is a café, a farm with indigenous Slovenian animals, a garden with seasonal vegetables, a beach along the Kamniška Bistrica River and a forest wellness area with massages and a sauna available. Creative workshops also take place for adults and children, where they can learn about old Slovenian customs.
In considering the benefits of the Eco Resort, it’s essential to point out its location at the foothills of the Kamnik Alps, its unique architecture of real herdsfolk’s huts, its cosy environment and its restaurant on site. When hosting an event, one can enjoy the intimacy of the resort, the amazing nature all around and the enormous spaces at hand for any kind of incentive ideas or sports.
When hosting an event at Eco Resort, your taste buds will be truly tantalised, as within the resort the restaurant’s friendly staff will be happy to prepare traditional dishes of Velika Planina. So perhaps you might fancy the shepherd’s appetizer, consisting of cold cuts, Trnič cheese, sausage, salami and homemade bread? You like your meals fresh and local? Not a problem, as the lettuce and other ingredients have been grown and picked from their garden during the season to prepare your delicious dishes. Ever tried a homemade apple strudel? No? Well, now is the time to do so!
When you visit the Eco Resort, a miniature of a shepherd’s village, you’ll be amazed at the landscape around you, the shepherds’ houses and the peace and tranquillity, whilst the catering on offer is just another bonus that will definitely not leave you wanting.
Despite the Eco Resort not offering any kinds of organised incentive programmes, they are happy if you outsource one that your team might like to have and bring it on site. If you’re not local, they would be more than happy to help with all of the organisation.
If you’re more the outdoorsy type and would like to experience some fresh air activities, you’ve definitely come to the right place. The resort offers bicycles rental and their wonderful surroundings offer numerous cycling trips for both recreational and mountain cyclists. You can either set out on your own or join an experienced guide, and for the more daring there is also a cross bike trail available within the resort. In addition to biking there are also numerous hiking tours that will lead you into the heart of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps. They are suitable for both beginners and experienced hikers, and you can explore them on your own or in the company of a guide.
Fancy a spot of golf? Then head over to the nearby Arboretum Golf Course with its 18 hole facility. If it’s some pampering that you’re after, however, make your way to the SPA Snovik, located just 12 kilometres from the resort and which is known as the highest altitude spa in Slovenia.