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SNAEFELLSJOKULL NATIONAL PARK! Hiking. Glacier. Seaview.Seals. Northern lights.

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

The view is endless. The ocean on one side, the glacier on the other

From the private wooden deck we have seen killer whales and dolphins.

The seals are regular visitors (seasonal) and different species of seabirds are at home here. This is no surprise as the house is facing the North Atlantic ocean and rich fishing grounds are in view.

The house used to be the village general store but has been converted by the present owners into two luxury apartments.

We also have a second apartment at the same location. If this apartment is already booked you can check on the other one. The name is Svörtuloft 2 and the property number is 1019508.The village Hellissandur is only 200 km from Reykjavík (2.5 hours) and the roads are excellent. You can choose between three scenic routes going there.

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More Details

Stella / Larus
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, danish, norwegian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017


Nearest Airport
230 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
74 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Hotel Hellissandur and Café SIF
Car: necessary

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West Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Extra large bedroom with sitting area.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
A paradise for nature lovers. Next to Snaefellsnes National Park. Birds and seals. Hiking.


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SNAEFELLSJOKULL NATIONAL PARK! Hiking. Glacier. Seaview.Seals. Northern lights.
average rating of 5.0 based on 28 reviews
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Most Relaxing Week of My Life!

  • 5 of 5

This property was the absolute perfect spot to stay to explore the Snaefellsnes Peninsula. I honestly could not have asked for a better place. The views were incredible and everything that we needed was supplied to us.

My husband and I loved this property so much we are already planning a return trip!

I would give it more than 5 stars if I could! :)

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This apartment is one of the best I have ever rented! From the friendly owners, the great amenities (full kitchen), and the cleanliness, I don't think I would have changed a thing! The bed is super comfortable and the chairs in the sitting area overlook the ocean. We had a group of 5 seals that laid on the rocks almost everyday. We also saw the northern lights! Larus and Stella provide an iPad that has some really good information on the area/peninsula, along with the northern lights forecast. The price can not be beat and if you like to be away from it all this is definitely the best option! We only wish we could have stayed longer! Until next time... :)

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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Peace. Luxury. Home.

  • 5 of 5

Stella's place was everything we were hoping for and more. In a quiet neighborhood, minutes from the entrance to Snaefellsjokull National Park, comfortable beds, amazing peaceful view. All parts of the stay were clearly organized and understandable, with great communication and warmth. Great recommendations were given while we were there. It was a great way to end our Ring Road adventure.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wakefield West Yorkshire

Fantastic property.

  • 5 of 5

This property is great and has everything needed for a lovely holiday. The views from the property are wonderful with great wildlife outside. The property was spotlessly clean with very good facilities. We were lucky enough to spot the Orcas on two separate days during our stay, which just topped the week off. We would definitely recommend this property if you like peace and tranquillity. It's also a great base for touring the peninsula.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Fantastic views, great veranda.

  • 5 of 5

A really great place, fantastic home from home feel. Brilliant views and outside veranda virtually over the sea. It was lovely to get back from days out and watch the sunset and looking out for whales, porpoise ( we saw porpoise) and sea birds in big leather armchairs with binoculars from the house. Also the best and most comfortable beds we had our entire holiday. Talking of beds the iceland​ thing it's to have 2 separate duvets, great idea, your partner can thrash into a heap and you sleep soundly.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Love the place

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay, we came for 4 days last year but for 7 this time around, and again were not disappointed.

If you're looking for somewhere with lots of action, then is not the place for you, but if you are looking to stay in a stunning area, after peace and quiet, and love looking out over the sea then this is the place for you.

There's nothing better than to sit overlooking the sea, with music on low in the background and a good read....heaven.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $107.55

VAT, 11% is included in the prices.
300 Euro is required as a booking deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.