Newly renovated small country cottage in a stunning surroundings in Skagafjördur, Iceland

Newly renovated small country cottage in a stunning surroundings in Skagafjördur, Iceland

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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 5
1 baths

About our home

Small country cottage in Reykir at Reykjaströnd, next to the famous natural hot spring Grettislaug. Reykir is located in the stunning landscape of Skagafjördur in North of Iceland. The island Drangey, a birdwatching paradise, is close by.

Drangey island is a nesting colony for thousands of seabirds, including puffins, guillemots, gannets, kittiwakes, fulmar, shearwaters along with ravens and gyrfalcons. The island is a sheer sided palagonite rock aproximately 180m high and provides a wonderful view over the whole fjord. There are daily trips to the island from Reykir during the summer time.

Many different activities are available on the property. You can hike to mt. Tindastóll, walk to historic Glerhallarvík and test your luck with fishing pole in the beautiful black sand beach or bathe in natural hotspring Grettislaug located by the sea on the rockie beach in a walking distance from the cottage

About 3,5 hour drive from Reykjavík

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More about us

  1. We are married couple who love to travel

  2. Ægir is a private investor and Audur a managing director

  3. We love to travel, eat good food and engage in various outdoor sports like golfing, biking, hiking and skiing.

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Buzzy restaurants
Olafshus
Cool bars
Micro bar
Cozy cafés
Kaffi Reykir and Bakery in Saudarkrokur
Walks in the park
Many beautiful walks within the area. Black sand beach, Glerhallavik beach, Tindastóll mountain, Grettislaug geothermal bath.
Spot of exercise
Hiking, River rafting in Jökulsá, horseback riding, swimming.
Day tripping
Sailing and hiking Drangey island and angling is in a walking distance. River rafting in Jökulsá, visit nearby towns such as Saudarkrokur, Hofsos, Siglufjordur, Dalvík, Akureyri.

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