Explore nearby

There are many opportunities for you to do in the area

If you are the person that likes the outdoors, this is a place for you. It is close to the golden circle, Strokkur geysir, Gullfoss waterfall, The Secret lagoon, hiking trails, horse rentals, river rafting, Snowmobile tours, and other fun activities. Explore some options here below.

Horse riding

​You can experience riding the amazing small, five-gated Icelandic horse in a horse rental in walking distance from the cabins. 

The Secret Lagoon

The oldest man made swimming pool in Iceland is heated up with geothermal ground heat and is located about 9 km away, in Flúðir.

Laugarvatn fontana

Laugarvatn fontana is a nice relaxing geothermal baths with sauna and a restaurant.

Litla melabúðin

Litla melabúðin, located in Flúðir, is a little market in a greenhouse where they sell vegetables, meet, jams and more products from the farmers in the area.

Silfurtún - A strawberry farm

Two houses away from Litla Melabúðin is Silfurtún, a strawberry farm where you can buy fresh strawberries right of the plant! (it is seasonal).

River rafting on Hvítá

If you are in for the adrenalin kick, river rafting or riverjet on Hvítá river would be the thing to do!

Flúðir golf club

At Flúðir golf club you can take a shot at the driving range or a round at the 18 hole golf course and then have a nice meal afterwards.

Resturants in the area

In the area you can find local food, ethiopian food, pizzas, fish and chips and many more options. Here are links to some of the restaurants.

Swimming pools

Many people don’t know that Icelanders have a very strong culture for swimming pools. You can find a pool with hot tubs and sauna in almost every town and they cost way less than the tourist spas.

Snowmobile tours

Combining beautiful nature with adrenalin rush, these tours go onto Langjökull glacier to see icecaves and more.

Snorkling between continents

Þingvellir is located at the boundaries of the North-American and Eurasian tectonic plates. The plates have been drifting apart making cracks that you can now snorkel or dive in!

Hiking in Icelandic highlands

There are many hiking trails around. Here you can see some interesting ones.

Vestmannaeyjar

Only an hour and 15 minutes away is the Landeyjarhöfn pier where the boat goes to Vestmannaeyjar islands. It is a magical place with so much history, so many activities and beautiful nature.

Sólheimar ecovillage

A little village where volunteers and people with disabilities live and work making and selling all kinds of arts, candles, ceramics and more. There is also a cozy coffeehouse and more interesting things to see.