Fosshotel Hekla, situated close to Mt. Hekla in South Iceland, is surrounded by some of Iceland’s most stunning sights. Eyjafjallajökull volcano and Fimmvörðuháls are close by, as well as beautiful hiking trails along the Golden Circle destinations.The highlands of Landmannalaugar, Kjölur, and Sprengisandur are within an easy reach and – depending on the season and the weather – the area is great for spotting the spectacular Northern Lights. The hotel has 46 rooms, a first class restaurant, and a conference and meeting room. The laid-back country atmosphere, with a view over Hekla volcano, can make anyone feel at peace and be one with the surrounding nature.
All 46 rooms offer modern conveniences like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, plus free WiFi and TVs with satellite channels. Balconies, down comforters, and hair dryers are among the other amenities available.
All Guestrooms Feature:
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Premium bedding
- Daily housekeeping
- Designer toiletries
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower only
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Satellite TV service
- Free WiFi
- Down comforter
- Pillowtop mattress
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
Fosshotel Hekla takes pride in the fact that its restaurant only uses the best, local produce. Farmers deliver their goods straight to Fosshotel Hekla’s on-site restaurant where it is cooked by highly experienced chefs, creating a delightful culinary experience. The hotel caters for all events, from weddings to romantic getaways in Iceland.
On the map: The south is Iceland’s most visited region, boasting some of the most beautiful natural attractions in Iceland. The area is covered in a unique mix of volcanoes and glaciers, geysers, hot springs, and waterfalls, along with multiple historic sites like the UNESCO site of Thingvellir.
History is everywhere in south Iceland, too, spanning the whole range from the Saga Age farm at Stong to the old bishop’s seat of Skalholt and the regional folk museum at Skogar. The southeast offers Europe’s largest glacier at Vatnajokull National Park where you can also experience the awe-inspiring Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon, renowned for its boat cruises among dancing icebergs.
There are 11 towns and villages in the Southern Region stretching from Þorlákshöfn east to Höfn í Hornarfirði. It is the region with most inland towns of any Region in Iceland including five by the shore.The largest town in the Region is on an island, Vestmannaeyjar. All of the towns and villages offer good service and together provide an excellent infrastructure for traveling the entirety of the Southern Region. In each town, you will find excellent accommodation, a convenience store, gas station, a campsite with outstanding facilities, a swimming pool, and restaurants offering Icelandic specialties.