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Chocolate Village by the River

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From £170.64/€199.20/A$320.44/US$219.39/CA$290.62/CHF217.40/SEK2,133.26/DKK1,488.44/NOK2,012.70/ISK27,432/ARS13,081.38/CLP172,328/PEN738.10/NZ$342.62/ZAR3,280/PLN853.08/R$914.69/CZK5,090.20/RSD23,381/HUF66,696.01/RUB14,087.05/CN¥1,540.27 (for 1 night, 2 adults)

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General

  • Chocolate-themed glampsite on the banks of the Drava in Natura 2000
  • A 10-minute drive from Maribor and the Pohorje ski resort
  • Chocolate breakfasts, workshops, massages; sauna; free homemade wine

Nursing a sweet tooth or craving cocoa? Settle in for a decadent stay at Chocolate Village by the River, a family-friendly glampsite five minutes’ drive from the village of Limbuš and 10 minutes from Slovenia’s second-largest city, Maribor.

In the Natura 2000 nature park and on the banks of the Drava river, this is a top spot for peaceful hols full of watersports (with canoeing, stand-up paddleboarding and sailing nearby), leisurely riverbank walks, and pedals along the long-distance Drava cycle route, a 366-kilometre trail that passes through the site and joins Italy, Austria, Slovenia and Croatia together.

And yet none of that is the big draw hereabouts – everything is eclipsed by the chocolate (the site is well named...). Guests can sample chocolate breakfasts, get stuck in with chocolate workshops, tours or tastings in the Teta Frida chocolate factory on site, and wander to the treetop wellness lodge for a chocolate bath, chocolate massages or a chocolate cosmetics session.

If things start to feel a little too saccharine, time away from chocolate can be had too. The starting point for dips is the natural swimming pool (blessedly chocolate-free; you're not Augustus Gloop) and the Finnish sauna awaits when it's time to unwind further.

And then? The Gourmet Shelter gives away free homemade wine, and has a wide selection of bottled wine and local delicacies to be perused.

Please note

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

No cars/motorbikes by the pitch/unit. All cars must be parked in the designated area.


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Features

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Local produce

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Forest

Luxury

Spectacular scenery

Nearby leisure

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Type

Small (11-25 pitches)

Location

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  • Limbuško nabrežje 1, Limbuš, Styria, Slovenia, 2341
  • Timezone Europe/Ljubljana CET (GMT+01:00)   GPS 46.5638°N 

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Local attractions

Guests who are able to pry themselves away from the smell of chocolate should find lots to entertain in the area around this site. City days are a cinch for those keen to burn a hole in their wallets: it’s 10 minutes’ drive to Maribor (Slovenia’s second-largest city) and the Europark shopping centre, which has plenty of high-street stores to explore.

More of a history buff than a shopaholic? Stick around Maribor to visit museums, a 16th-century Renaissance-style town hall, a 15th-century castle (with spectacular frescoes) and a 16th-century water tower. If none of the options quite entices, saunters around the city’s cathedral, aquarium or winery might appeal instead.

Active guests will be kept busy indeed, depending on what time of year they arrive. Bikers not interested in the Drava route might be keen to head to the mountain biking trails of Ruše, 10 minutes away, while aquatic types have the Dooplek wakepark within 25 minutes. The real coup, though, is proximity to Pohorje, the largest ski resort in Slovenia, placing guests within 10 minutes of hitting the slopes during colder months.

Anyone up for longer jaunts can head for the borders with Austria (30 minutes) and Croatia (40 minutes), with the Austrian city of Graz around an hour and 15 minutes away. Prefer to stick to Slovenia? It’s an hour and a half to the capital city, Ljubljana.

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Permitted arrival/departure time

On-site accommodation
Arrive:  2 p.m. –  Anytime
Depart by:  10 a.m.

Chocolate Village by the River cancellation policy

No refunds within 2 days of arrival date.

- 30 to 15 days before arrival: 40% of holiday balance will be retained
- 14 to 3 days before arrival: 70% of holiday balance will be retained

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now.
The balance is due 30 days before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 30 days then the balance should be paid as soon as possible.

Please contact Chocolate Village by the River to arrange payment of balance using the telephone number in your confirmation.

Tax

Local city tax of €2.50 (£2.14) per person per night at least age 7 is not included and must be paid on arrival.

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
All guests spending the night at the park must present their ID at the reception desk and sign registration forms.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
Late arrivals must notify the park as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to relet your unit.
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
Guide dogs are allowed on site free of charge.

General
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Vehicles
No cars/motorbikes by the pitch/unit. All cars must be parked in the designated area.

Visitors
Visitors are not permitted on site.
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

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