A bright and spacious guesthouse centrally located in South Iceland (close to farm Álfsstaðir). Ideally located for touring the region and world-famous natural attractions like Gullfoss, Geysir, and Landmannalaugar. En-suite rooms, cooking facilities, and breakfast. Facilities for keeping horses on-site, so groups on longer horse riding tours are welcome.
Eight double/twin rooms and one family room (double bed and bunk bed), all en-suite. One room has good wheelchair access. All rooms have lovely views of the countryside and mountains. Porch and hot tub. Common living room with TV. Wet room.
Shared cooking facilities in a well-equipped kitchen, and grill facilities on the porch. Dining room. Breakfast available.
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.