Destination guide

Head to the adventurous city of Seltjarnarnes

The northern lights and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Seltjarnarnes. This city's cheese shops, biking and coffeehouses attract many visitors, and its relaxing and welcoming location add to the charm. Hallgrimskirkja and National Museum of Iceland are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Seltjarnarnes

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Seltjarnarnes a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Vesturbaejarlaug Swimming Pool (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Sundhollin (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Laugardalslaug Geothermal Pool (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Reykjavik Park and Zoo (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Ishestar Riding Tours (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Kopavogur and Gardabaer Golf Club (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Seltjarnarnes

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Seltjarnarnes is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Reykjavik Pond (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Oskjuhlid Hill (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Grasagardur Botanical Garden (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Elf Garden (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Hellisgerdi Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Seltjarnarnes

Fly into Reykjavik (RKV-Reykjavik Domestic), the closest airport, located 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Reykjavik (KEF-Keflavik Intl.), which is 21.6 mi (34.7 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Seltjarnarnes?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 363 vacation rentals near Seltjarnarnes. From 55 Houses to 261 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Seltjarnarnes for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Seltjarnarnes?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 55 Houses in Seltjarnarnes. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Seltjarnarnes include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 261 rentals available
  • Villas: 9 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Seltjarnarnes?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 43 vacation rentals with pool available in Seltjarnarnes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.