FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Do we need to book?
Yes, if you want to be sure that we count on you, you need to book mobile homes, wooden huts, hostel and campsite pitches by sending an e-mail and please bring our confirmation when you arrive. For larger groups (scouts, camper clubs, sport clubs) you send us a special request and we will discuss what we can offer you.
We can also offer you lovely XXL spots for groups or if 2, 3, 4 families camp together, but only on request. Camping Menina is 8 ha large and has enough spots available most of the year. In the high seasons you can book these pitches by sending us an e-mail to info@campingmenina.com or use the contact form on this website!

How big are the huts?
There are 2 huts, which can house 6 persons measuring 50m2, 1 wooden hut has 10 beds and measures 70m2. This hut is made for 2 families who would like to stay together. Mobile homes have 2 bedrooms for 2 adults and 2 kids and the living room can be converted into a bed so that each mobile home can accommodate 4+2 persons and measures 24m2. All huts and mobile homes are fully equipped for all your needs, including: kitchen, terrace, sun chairs, etc.

Do we have to bring our own bed linen and towels?
The beds in the mobile homes, wooden huts and lodges are all made when you arrive, but you do have to bring your own towels (also for the kitchen).

Is there a shop on the campsite?
At the campsite there is a restaurant where you can also get take a way pommes frites, pancakes and beer. There is small shop just 100 m away from the campsite, where you can buy bread and some daily groceries. In the surrounding of the campsite are several supermarkets.

What is the weather like in Slovenia?
Slovenia lies between the Alps, Adriatic Sea and Pannonia flat. So we are mixed in a small country between 3 general weather influences. We have a lot of snow in the winter. April and November are months with rain. The rest of the year, May, June, July, August and September has an average temperature between 28 – 35 °C. There could be some occasionally rain showers in this period. Slovenia has 300 sunny days per year.

Where is the nearest restaurant?
At the campsite there is a restaurant with a bar where you can taste good traditional Slovenian and international cuisine: trout, home made ravioli, pasta, apple strudel or a pizza; with good Slovenian wines, cold beer, juice. In the neighbourhood there are lots of restaurants and pizzerias. Details about those you can get on arrival at the campsite. You will get all the information & offers on the campsite activities, happenings and animation. Some of the best restaurants you can see in the link section on our page. Prices in the restaurants are for families of 2 kids & 2 persons, all-inclusive with drinks, about €35.

Where is the market place?
Most of the summer weeks a market is organized on every Saturday in a village in the area of the camping place. You can buy home made bread, cookies, fresh vegetables and fruit. We also invite local farmers to sell their products on the campsite. As people in the Slovenian countryside mostly grow their own food at home as a hobby, they don’t need to buy so much. So most markets are in cities where peoples cannot grow vegetables etc.

Where can we wash our clothes?
On the campsite we have washing machines and a dryer. We have 6 washing machines so the waiting times aren’t long and the price is €5 for washing and €3 for drying, however, with the beautiful Slovenian weather you do not necessary need to dry your clothing, as the sun can do this for you for free.

Do we need coins for shower?
You don’t need coins for the shower. We like to offer the easiest, most friendly and useful facilities for you!

Is the water drinkable?
Yes, the water is drinkable everywhere in Slovenia.

Do you rent bikes?
On the campsite we rent different kind of bikes, per day or per hour. We also rent skelters for kids, and you can even rent a car (Mitsubishi Pajero), perfect for guests with big campers. The rental price for this car is €25 per day so you can easily explore the valley.

Where can we swim?
For swimming we have a lake on the campsite, which is 100 x 100 m big, the deepest is 0,7m till about 2, 3 m, so even kids have the possibility to stand up straight. The lake is clean and very recommendable for the children, because it has kayaks, a diving board, toboggan slide and a nice beach for sunbathing. The campsite is just by the river Savinja and lots of kids like it for playing, fishing, swimming, kayaking There is a swimming pool in the area which is about 15 km from the campsite: Pingo in Orla vas with a big toboggan slide; Topolsïca is a thermal resort with many swimming pools and more SPA resorts just in distance of 30km from the campsite.

Are there any playgrounds?
Next to the campsite there is a playground for football, basketball and beach volleyball, bowling and mountain bike park. In the area of 5 km are many tennis playgrounds. You can play minigolf and we have a climbing wall. But most guests say the valley is big nature playground. And we have a nice children’s playground on the campsite, close to the restaurant.

What about parties?
We will have different thematic parties. For children: talent shows and a magician show; Polka evening: where we teach you how to dance a Slovenian polka, and Wine tasting etc! A range of interesting local events in July and August: Rafters ball in Ljubno, Luce day, Shepherds’ festival in Smihel and all other local festivals, every weekend in summer time there is one of them. We organise party tours to the fiestas with a guide and transport (cincin) and the local people are always happy if you join their party! Most evenings during the week, guests gather around campfires for a good time and new friendships.

What are the average prices of some basic foods in shops or restaurants in Slovenia?

Average prices of some basic foods in shops are the following:
1 bread €1,86
1 liter of milk €0,85
½ a liter of beer €2,00
Average prices of some basic foods in restaurants are the following:
€1,20 for a cup of espresso coffee,
€1,80 for 2 dl of cola,
€7,50 for a classical, large pizza,
€8,00 for a portion of pasta with Bolognese sauce.
€10,00 for grilled trout
€12,00 for mixed grill plate
In tourist spots you can expect slightly higher prices, while outside the tourist spots the prices will be lower than the average.


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