A beautiful cabin IN THE CENTER OF THE AMAZING SOUTH COAST ATTRACTIONS:
We are FULLY LICENCED and certified by the municipal health authority and Chief of Police of Suðurland.
The location is just exceptional for day-tours to see all of the major attractions in south Iceland, including the Golden circle which is within 30 minutes away.
A fully-modernized charming family cottage, located 25 minutes from Selfoss Village. It is 120 sq. with three bedrooms (two double beds and one semi-double with a bunk bed above). Accomodates a total of six adults.
It's open year-round for travelers. No smoking is allowed in the house. Please don´t walk in shoes in the house. The kitchen is fully equipped with all necessary kitchen utensils. There are both a washer and dryer in the house. We offer free Wi-Fi Internet.Flat screen TV. There is ample parking for several cars. Included in our price are bed linen and towels. Soap, shampoo and hair dryer are also available in the house.
Stores are about 25-30 minutes drive away at Selfoss. We recommend that you STOP ON THE WAY TO OUR HOUSE AT HVERGERÐI TO GET GROCERIES (can't miss the town when you drive east to our house after you come down the zig-zag slope). There's a great view over the river Hvítá from the summer house and short distance to all of the major nature pearls in South Iceland.
The Golden Circle is a popular tourist route. The national park Þingvellir, Gullfoss (meaning "golden waterfalls"), and the geothermally active valley of Haukadalur, which contains the geysers Geysir and Strokkur. Kerið volcano crater, Hveragerði greenhouse village, Skálholt church, and the Nesjavellir geothermal power plant. Sólheimar, Laugarvatn Village there is Laugarvatn Fontana is a subsidiary of steam, Skálholt is relatively large in comparison to most Icelandic churches. Flúðir is a small village located in the Hrunamannahreppur. Arnarker in Leitahraun lava field. All the above mentioned destinations are easily reached within one hour from the house.
Landmannalaugar is one of Icelands absolute gemstones, hidden in the a valley between colourful mountains at the dark edge of the rhyolite lava field Laugahraun. You will need a 4x4 vehicle to reach it. Skógafoss is one of Icelands most magnificent waterfall with the width of 25 meters and height of 60 meters. Háifoss is Icelanders second tallest waterfall at 122m is in Thjórsárdalur.
In the immediate vicinity of the house is a new swimming pool at Borg is extremely good for a country-side pool, about 10 minutes driving distance. It has small warm pots for children, play area and swimming area, and geothermical hot water, of course, which is frequent for Iceland's many swimming pools. There's only two minutes drive to one of the most popular golf clubs in Iceland, Kidjaberg Golf Course, Also another golf Course Öndverdarnesi is about 15 min drive from the summer house.
For other activities There's a Jetski rental at Lake Svínavatn and angling for example in Lakes Apavatn, Laugarvatn, Úlfljótsvatn, and also in Thingvallavatn itself, as well as in Hvítá river which is located just in front of the summer house. Hvítá is a salmon river and summer houses owners in Kiðjaberg have two fishing canes/licenses in the river per day during the angling season.
Several glaciers can be seen from our summer house on a good day, such as Eyjafjallajökull(the famous volcano that erupted in 2010) and Mýrdalsjökull, Hofsjökull and Langjökull. The driving distance to Eyjafjallajökull is less than an hour.
NB: You can get a free copy of the yellow very comprehensive VISITOR'S GUIDE book at Reykjavik Excursion (flybus) desk or the tourist information desk at the airport. It has a lot of information and articles for example about the Northern Lights, the Icelandic horse, the Blue Lagoon, Golden Circle and more. Also good MAPS of Reykjavik and Iceland as well as DISCOUNT Coupons valid at restaurants, shops, whale watching, tours and more. The book is also at the site Visitorsguide dot and is....Read more
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Additional Location Information
It is easy to see the house once you are on the road to it. After you turn off road 353 down to Kiðjabergsvegur, turn right when you see a sign "Arnarbæli". The house is on 5th road on the right. If you miss the "Arnarbæli" road and arrive at the golf course you have gone too far.
When you turn to the summer house you will pass through a gate and then turn left to get up to the house. We will arrange for you to get the a key to the gate and the house.
The wive is so beautiful and quiet
More About This Location
Mountain nearby, Rural retreats
Nearest airport: Keflavik airport Car is recommended
Last updated on May 06, 2015
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