The holiday house at Blomsturvellir is situated in the midst of the beautiful Westfjords. Sudavik is a small fishing village surrounded by majestic mountains.
About the house
The house itself is a three bedroom holiday home, built in 1929 and renovated in 2010. In this charming house there are two double rooms and one single rooms so the house can sleep up to 5 people. There is also a living room and a recently renovated bathroom. The kitchen is well equipped making this a great choice for self catering vacations. From the house at Blomsturvellir, it is only an 18 minute drive to Ísafjörður, the largest town in the Westfjords.
About the Westfjords
The geology of the Westfjords is the oldest in Iceland. Geothermal activity exists throughout the region. The most active area is Reykjanes. The Westfjords possesses numerous places of outstanding natural beauty such as Drangajökull glacier, which is the fifth largest glacier in Iceland, Dynjandi waterfall in Arnarfjord or the mountains between Dyrafjord and Arnarfjord. A diverse variety of wildlife thrives in the region, particularly birdlife. Hornbjarg and Latrabjarg cliffs, considered the most westerly points of Europe, provide one of the most concentrated bird habitats in Europe. In Isafjarðadjup you will find two of Iceland?s natural pearls, Æðey and Vigur islands.
Other places of interest are Skruð in Dyrafjord, the internationally renowned doll museum in Flateyri, the swimming pools of Bolungarvik, Flateyri, Suðureyri and Osvör, the natural history museum in Bolungarvik, the Westfjord Cultural Centre situated in Turnhus in Neðstikaupstaður, Melrakkasetrið centre and Raggagarður Park in Suðavik.
Holt in Önundarfjord is one of the most beautiful coastlines of the country. From Bolungarvik is a short trip to Skalavik or if you prefer a mountain hike Bolafjall Mountain is close by, which will provide an exceptional view over Isafjarðardjup and Hornstrandir.
Suðavik is a small fishing village in Álftafjörður, Isafjörðurdjup. About one hundred people live in the newest part of the village situated at the base of Mount Kofra. Suðavik offers a variety of opportunities and activities for all age groups, such as Fjölskyldugarði Vestfjarða Park and Raggagarður Park. Furthermore, no visit to Suðavik would be complete without a visit to Melrakkasetrið Centre in Eyradalur.
There are a number of interesting places to visit which are within easy travelling distance from Suðavik. The towns of Bolungarvik, Suðureyri, Flateyri and Thingeyri are all within a one hour drive from Suðavik. Suðavik is the ideal place for families wanting to experience life in a small fishing village and at the same time feel close to nature and embrace all the wonderful expressions of nature of the Westfjords.
Suðavik is a 15 minutes drive to the principal town of the Westfjords, Isafjörður. Isafjörður has a long and illustrious history. Thus the old town of Isafjörður gives a wonderful insight into a bygone age and, together with the excellent cultural museum in Neðstikaupstaður and one of the oldest surviving buildings, Krambuðin, built in 1757. Visitors can learn the interesting story of Isafjörður and the life of its inhabitants. West Tours offers a variety of popular tours of the Westfjords, with special emphasis on tours of Hornstrandir and Vigur. Hafsteinn and Kiddy Sea Tours provide regular sailing trips of the Hornstrandir region. Isafjörður airport is a major transportation link to the Westfjords with Air Iceland providing regular flights between Reykjavik and Isafjörður twice-a-day all year round.
Blomsturvellir is an ideal accommodation for families or medium sized groups wishing to experience Iceland at it's most spectacular.
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Check-in time: 16:00
Registered: 04 Jun 2014
Last update: 16 Feb 2020
Size: 89 m2
Check-out time: 11:00
Location of keys: Contact owner for keys