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This cozy charming cottage is very well located south of Iceland near Icelandic farms.
Up to 6 people can sleep in both of the cottages. The house is equipped with a kitchenette, outdoor furniture, grill and a beautiful view over Glaciers.

Up to 4-5 people can sleep in the main house and 2 in the guesthouse.

The house is perfect for travellers that want to enjoy a cozy time and a good nights sleep at a clean and warm house in the beautiful south Iceland. It is just a 5 min drive to the nearest town, Hella. At Hella you can find, a bank, a post office, a bakery, a tourist information center, camping sites, restaurants, shops, a pharmacy, a healthcare center, a sport center, a swimming pool, car services, rescue team, gas stations and other businesses and public services.

During winter time, september to March, the night sky is very clear and stars and Northern lights are frequently seen.
You can travel to the house by bus to Hella and by Taxi from Hella to Vatnsholar.

-The main house (50fm) has 2 bedrooms with queen size beds and the sleeping loft (20 fm) has 90 x 200 cm mattress.
-The smaller cottage (17fm) that is next to the main house has cozy queen size bed, nice for a couple.
-The kitchen has all necessary equipment and seating for 6 people.
-The living room has a comfy sofa, TV and a DVD player.
-There are outdoor tables and chairs are available on the terrace, as well Gas Grill that your are most welcome to use.
-Its cold and hot water and it is heated with electric heater.

The house is ideally located in south Iceland. Close by you find landmarks such as Hekla Volcano, The Golden Circle, Volcano Valley, Seljalandsfoss waterfall (30 min away) , Skogarfoss waterfall and Reynisfjara sandy beach on the southern shore.
The Vatnajökull Glacier lagoon is also to be found approximately 3-4 hours drive from the cottage.
You can see the famous Eyjafjallajokull (glacier and Volcano) out of the cottage window.
Only 5km to Hella town, where you can find supermarket, swimming pool (must try), bakery, bank, turist information center and restaurants.
You can travel to the house by bus to Hella and by Taxi from Hella to Vatnsholar.

If the guests prefer, then there are no interaction with guest during their stay.
We always try to answer their question within the hour or they can call us directly.
We want to do our best so our guests feels like home in a cozy house.

Inhabitants in Rangárþing ytra /Hella (westen Rangárþing) are 1545(year 2011). The borders of the district are by Ásahreppur district, from the river Þjórsá in the west, to the glacier Vatnajökull in the north. The south borders are from the glacier Mýrdaljökull to the river Eystri-Rangá. In Rangárþing ytra are extensive agricultural productions. In the area you can find many well known nature resources and historical places for example Volcano Mountain Hekla, Landmannalaugar and the sagatrail of Njáls saga. The district's most populated area is the town Hella with 781 inhabitants(year 2011). Hella's primary businesses are service for the agriculture, inhabitants and the tourism industry.

The cottage is only approximately 60 minutes drive from Iceland's capital, Reykjavik so a shopping trip there is also a great idea for a day trip.
This all makes the Vatnsholar cottage an ideal option for travelers wishing to enjoy nature without compromising on comfort.

Good to know

Check-in time: 16:00
Registered: 20 May 2014
Last update: 19 Sep 2020
Size: 70 m2
Check-out time: 11:00
Minimum stay: 4 nights
Location of keys: On Site - Keybox



  • 3x Double bed
  • 2x Mattresses

Cancellation policy


A reservation can be cancelled 30 days or more prior to the scheduled arrival date and 80% of the rental price will be repaid.

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6 Reviews

jurgen antonissen
09 Aug 2019
Nice cottage, cosy and spacious. We spent five nights and explored the south from here, ideal starting point. Shops nearby in Hella (good bakery!). Youngest daughter was delighted to see a trampoline in the garden;-)

Ludevit Pavlac
22 Jul 2019

John Dain
29 May 2017
Excellent stay at this nice cottage - Inga is a very helpful host if you have any questions

Marie Louise anker
11 Aug 2015
We had a wonderful time here...It was clean and tidy, very well equipped...more than we had expected... No complaints at all...lovely location, handy for everything..even the local ponies were friendly ! Thank you so much !!
Would recommend it highly

chantal acda
20 Jul 2015
Totally loved the place. We felt very welcome and a great area to stay for longer!

Response from Inga Gudmundsd
Thank you so much for kind words, I hope your stay in Iceland was great.
Elina Lindfors
20 Jul 2015
Very nice cottage, well equipped. Garden was nice for kids to play and view was breathtaking.