Get up close and personal with the natural world with a stay at one of these quintessentially Austrian mountain huts, located 1,2000m above sea level and hugged by all sides with dense forests. Almwelt will transport you to a world of tranquility. There are 22 chalets on the site to choose from, all created using original logs from the surrounding wooded areas, and equipped with showers, saunas and whirlpool baths for unwinding after a long hike in the great outdoors.
Preunegg 45, 8973 Schladming (+43) 06454 72577
These fairy tale chalets, located in the UNESCO Biosphere region of Lungau, are perfectly picturesque all year-round, be it in under blankets of snow or in the lush summer months. Arranged around a charming natural pond, each house is luxuriously decked out with a dining area, living room, an outdoor BBQ area, and much more. Saunas, communal showers, gym relaxation area and a wine cellar are also on site.
St. Martin 186, 5582 St. Michael, Austria, Austria, 5582 (+43) 0664 4961502
These exclusive chalets are exactly what you’d imagine the perfect Austrian countryside home to be. All are decked out with wonderful wooden furniture and fireplaces for when the weather turns chilly.
Haus Nr. 78, 6763 Zürs am Arlberg (+43) 05583 2463
This meticulously neat and polished structure is perched way up in the clouds, 2000m above sea level to be exact. Created using sustainable wood materials, this sleek restaurant chalet appears not to have a hair out of place.
A romantic, gingerbread-style cabin emulating an authentic Austrian charm. Especially cosy in the winter months, when the roof stop has a thick blanket of snow and the windows are alight with an orange glow, it is conveniently located next to the ski slopes of Hochzillertal.
Rustic and extremely cute log cabins tucked away on a mountainside of Hochkönig with all the basic modern amenities. They are particularly cosy in the wintertime, when the epic surroundings are dusted with perfect white snow.
Bachwinkl 27 und Hintermoos 10, 5761 Maria Alm (+43) 0676 4754742
In the midst of mountain air and beautiful forests, you’ll find the Chalet Mühle, a beautiful wooden structure built in Tyrolean style and decked out with modern comforts.
This minimalist cabin was designed to blend serenely into its wild surroundings. The aptly named ‘House of the Forest Owls’ was created by architects to allow environmentalists to get up close and personal with their organic subjects, in a structure that merges seamlessly with the forest.