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Cozy cottage with a wonderful mountain view and close to the magnificent lava fields of volcano Mt. Hekla (in 20 km distance). Approx. 2,5 hour drive from Keflavik airport, 1,5 hour drive from the capital Reykjavik, 40 minutes drive from the town Selfoss, and 15 minutes drive from the town Hella. The size of the cottage Bjork is 41 m2 and is suitable for 4-5 persons. It has two bedrooms, one with a queen size bed and one with 1,5 size bed and a single bed (bunk bed), a kitchen, living room, and a bathroom with a shower. Smoking is not allowed inside the cottage. There is a new cozy hot tub for 6 persons (from mai 2021), and a large terrace with benches, tables, and BBQ grill.
The cottage is located on the boundaries where the Icelandic highland begins. The last 8-10 km of the road leading to the cottage is gravel. 4x4 wheel drive good car or a jeep is recommended in winter and spring. The last 3-4 km of the road can have uneven surface, some holes, especially if there has been heavy rain or snow melting the days before.
Registration no.: HG-00005323

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Check-in time: 16:00
Registered: 25 Jan 2014
Last update: 10 May 2022
Size: 41 m2
Check-out time: 12:00
Minimum stay: 5 nights
Location of keys: Keybox/lyklabox.



  • 1x Double bed
  • 1x Bunk bed for 3

Cancellation policy


A reservation can be cancelled with 14 days or more prior to the scheduled arrival date and 100% of the full rental price will be repaid.
Jóhanna Björk and Smári

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19 Reviews

Milt Poll
24 Mar 2022
Beautiful and cozy little cottage! There was very poor road conditions and we we had to walk the last couple hundred meters. This is not a road that is cleared in the winter and without previous snow driving experience you may not want to brave the last few kilometers given that there is not much out there. Any recent snowfall requires at minimum 4x4 and it still may be impassable. If reachable it is a really nice place though. Saw the northern lights from the porch and enjoyed the quiet beauty!

Response from Jóhanna Björk and Smári
Thank you for the review. This winter has been extremely snowy in Iceland. Like says in the information about the cottage in the winter a jeep is recommended since the area is on the edge og the highlands. Best regards Johanna and Smari
Antonius Kroesemeijer
26 Jan 2022
It was a fantastic stay. The cottage location is beautiful and very good location to see the northern lights as well from the jacuzzi while drinking a glas of wine :).

Will comeback when I visit south iceland again!

Response from Jóhanna Björk and Smári
Thank you very much. We are very glad that you enjoyed the stay in our cottage. Kind regards Jóhanna Björk and Smári
01 Nov 2021
Had an amazing stay at the cottage!

Andreas Stracke
22 Oct 2021
It was wonderful here. We felt very comfortable.
We really liked the cottage.
We had nice weather and we were able to enjoy the hot tub once.
The kitchen was very well equipped.
It was very difficult for us to leave the cottage.
If we are allowed we will definitely come back and stay longer.
Thank you for sharing the cottage with us.

All the best and stay healthy

Iris, Andreas and Son

Response from Jóhanna Björk and Smári
Thank you very much, nice to hear. You are always welcome back.
All the best
Jóhanna Björk and Smári
Bernhard Doleschel
26 Aug 2020
We liked the cottage, the location and the hot tube so much. So it was hard to leave it today. The place is equipped with all you need for your stay in this area. The sleeping rooms are small, but the living room/kitchen has all the space you need for a family of four. Its easy to reach from the ring road, in winter time you properly need a 4x4. The garden is very large, the area quite and safe.

Detlef Krupicka
04 Aug 2020
We had a great time in this wonderful house. Very comfortable and with much love for details. We love the big hot tub and recommend the house Björk in every possible way.

Response from Jóhanna Björk and Smári
Thank you very much for this review and for taking such a good care of our house.
04 Feb 2020

Kristin Thiele
05 Sep 2019
Great house very warm and peaceful. We enjoyed our stay a lot and loved the little small extra things in the house like iceland music !

Lothar Sterr
05 Sep 2019

Caroline Demey
05 Sep 2019
Lovely cottage, well equiped, great sight and really silent. Loved the hot pot. Warm welcome and clean. Huge garden. We had a pleasent stay there and recommend it 100%.

Alexandra Schlundt
08 Aug 2019
Our top favourite during our stay in Iceland, perfectly equipped, beautiful view, nice pool - thanks for all.

Manuela Heitmair
19 Jun 2019
Wundervolles Häuschen in ruhiger Lage etwas abseits der gängigen Ringstraße. Die gute Ausstattung und die Bitte der Gastfamilie, immer ein paar Vorräte für die nächsten Gäste dazulassen, fanden wir sehr hilfreich, nachdem wir erst am Pfingstsamstag Abend ankamen und dann an zwei Tagen die Geschäfte geschlossen hatten. Das Cottage ist sehr gemütlich und mit viel Liebe fürs Detail eingerichtet und man merkt gleich, dass die Besitzer es auch selbst oft nutzen.

06 May 2019

Dröscher Martin
13 Mar 2019
It was an absolutly perfect Holiday in an lovely Cottage. Thanks for all.

Bonaria Fanara
18 Jan 2019
The cottage was amazing. The owners were very kind and heated for us so we could get cozy when we arrived. Very well furnished and the hot tub is auch a treat after days of exploring. The area is very quiet. The road to arrive to the cottage was a bit scary the first time but you get used to it.
Thank you for having us, it was amazing!

Richard Steggall
10 Aug 2015
The Bjork cottage is a wonderful place. It is a cozy and comfortable home, very well equipped with everything you need in a spectacular location. The hot tub was most welcome after long days exploring and the views are simply amazing.

Response from Jóhanna Björk
Thank you very much for the review. Good to know that you liked the stay in our cottage Bjork and its surroundings. We went there yesterday and all was fine.
With best regards, Jóhanna Björk and Smári
Douglas Stones
03 Aug 2015
Absolutely loved this place! The cottage is beautiful and in a spectacular setting in the Hekla region. We climbed the volcano Hekla 1 day. We drove the Geysir geysers and Gulfoss waterfall on another day. Great location from which to see southern Iceland.

The cottage was well-appointed with kichen accessories and was very comfortable. The bread ingredients made for a tasty, healthy bread one morning - a nice touch!

Highly recommend this cottage!

Response from Jóhanna Björk
Thank you very much for this review. It is very nice to hear that you enjoyed the stay at the cottage Bjork and the surrounding.
Best regards Johanna Bjork and Smari
Phyllis Goodman
20 Jul 2014
What a wonderful place to stay! The cottage was well kept and appointed and perfect for our family of 4. The bread fixings and the breadmaker were so thoughtful and a great way to start our morning. We used this location as a jumping off point for our touring and we always looked forward to coming "home" to this wonderful spot. We only wish we could have stayed longer to enjoy the beautiful scenery surrounding Bjork. With the long days we got to enjoy the hot tub during a beautiful sunset. Perhaps next time we will come during winter to see the Northern Lights!

02 May 2014
We LOVED our stay at the cottage. It was obvious the owners put a lot of thought into the cottage, as it had everything we needed. The hot tub was lovely at the end of the day watching the sunset, the kitchen had absolutely everything you could need. It was so wonderful to make a loaf of bread in the breadmaker and so thoughtful of our host to leave us a a loaf ready to go. The area around the cottage was very pretty considering the rough lava road to access the cottage. There were so many birds around and we really felt like we found a our own private getaway.
Johanna was so helpful with recommendations and directions we felt like a family friend.