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We have for rent a cozy cottage (100 fm2) with everything you need for a nice and pleasant stay. It is placed in a beautiful surrounding in the south part of Iceland only 1 hour drive from Reykjavik, with a fantastic view, numerous nearby attractions and short distances to all services.

The house has two bedrooms and a big room on the second floor (loft), beds for 8 people and we can provide travel baby crib.

- Room 1 has 1x 120x200cm bed and 135x195cm sofa bed (fold out bed)
- Room 2 has 1x 160x200cm bed
- Second floor (loft) has 2x 150x200cm beds.

The kitchen is fully equipped, a stove with oven, refrigerator with fridge, dishwasher, toaster, coffee machine and tableware for 12 persons. A nice new BBQ is on the patio. The bathroom has a shower and a washing machine.
The wooden patio is quite big and split in two parts, the smaller one (20 fm2) is closed with glass on sides (no wind) and the bigger one (35 fm2) has a hot tub for 8 persons, garden furnitures and great facilities for sunbathing (when we have some sun in Iceland ?)

Included are blankets, sheets, small towels, dishcloths and rags. For our International guests we also offer bed linen and bath towels for 1.500 ISK pr. person.

Check in time is at 16 pm on Arrival Date and check out time is at 12 pm.

Nearby attractions
The south part of Iceland has been the scene of many events recently and a number of ?you must see in Iceland? is in a short distance from the cottage. The so called Golden Circle (Gullfoss, Geysir, Þingvellir) is only half an hour away, Eyjafjallajokull (the volcano which erupted in 2010) is about an hour away from the cottage. Other nearby attractions are Kerið, Nesjavellir, Laugavatn, Þórsmörk and many many more.

All service is close by the cottage, golf in Kiðjaberg and Öndverðarnes, swimming pools in Minni Borg and Hraunborgum, Jet ski rent on Svínavatni and angling in Apavatni, Laugarvatni, Úlfljótsvatni and Hestvatni.
It only takes 10-12 minutes to drive to the town Selfoss but there are shops and all necessary services.

Good to know

Check-in time: 16:00
Registered: 26 Mar 2012
Last update: 04 Apr 2024
Size: 100 m2
Check-out time: 12:00
Minimum stay: 4 nights
Location of keys: Contact owner for keys



  • 1x Single bed
  • 3x Double bed
  • 1x Single sleeping sofa
  • 1x Double sleeping sofa

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.

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87 Reviews

Weitz Manfred
11 Apr 2023
schöne Lage, ruhig.Eine Bereicherung ist der Hot pot,ein Außenpool auf der Terrasse, der auf bis zu 40 Grad geheizt werden kann mit bodenthermisch geheiztem Wasser.
Die Temperaturregulierung vom Poolwasser und sonstigem Brauchwasser ist etwas kompliziert.
Matrazen sind gut, die Küchenausstattung perfekt.
Sehr gemütlich und wohnlich eingerichtet.
Netter Kontakt mit der Vermieterin..

Stu Johnson
31 Oct 2022
Beautiful summerhouse, well equipped and tastefully decorated. It felt like home by the end of the week and we shall be back!

Laurie Dohrn
21 Oct 2022
We really enjoyed our stay at Helgafell! The weather didn?t cooperate so we couldn?t enjoy the lovely porch, but the kids were able to enjoy the hot tub?.and got glimpses of the northern lights peeking out from behind clouds . There were 5 of us and we were very comfortable in the house. The beds are comfortable and the views out the windows were beautiful . The house was clean and had everything we needed. Directions to the house are excellent. Soffia was very attentive and made herself available even at 5:00 in the morning. The house is in a great location to explore the golden circle, and nearby Selfoss was convient for shopping and restaurants ?

Patryk Izdebski
03 Oct 2022
The cottage was everything we wanted it to be and we had a great time.

Arnór Ingi Ingvarsson
19 Sep 2022
Þessi bústaður er frábær. Hann er rúmgóður, vel útbúinn, og glæsilega innréttaður. Yfirbyggða veröndin er algjör snilld þar sem hún gerir manni kleift a sitja úti í sólinni án þess að finna fyrir hinum klassíska Íslenska vindi sem svo oft eyðileggur annars ánægjulega og sólríka daga. Frá bústaðnum er líka nokkuð stutt í alls konar skemmtilega afþreyingu. Frábær bústaður í alla staði og við munum klárlega fara þangað aftur.

Hans-Joachim Mai
14 Sep 2022
Wonderfull house in excellent conditions. Fully equipped with everything we need for the stay. Perfect to end the day in the hot tub. Will come back asap.

Bryan Groenjes
14 Sep 2022
Helgafell is a wonderful, relaxing place to stay with beautiful views in a quiet, comfortable setting. We would sincerely recommend it to others!

Melanie Brown
23 Aug 2022
Stayed 3 nights in July and loved every minute! The house is wonderful and the hot tub very relaxing. Beds were comfortable and the house had everything we needed. (There is no a/c or dryer, but we laid our clean clothes around at night and they were dry by morning). The owners are very responsive and they were very helpful to our special request of dropping off our luggage early. Beautiful views all around and easy access to main roads to Selfoss and Thingvillar park. There are no stores or restaurants nearby, so the kitchen is very needed. I highly recommend staying here...we can't wait to go back!

Nils Wehrhahn
23 Aug 2022

helmut osterauer
06 Aug 2022
waren jetzt schon zum x-ten mal in diesem haus und kommen bestimmt wieder für eine woche vorbei !!!
für uns stimmt einfach alles, die lage,das haus, die einrichtung, TOP...

Mateusz Kutela
06 Aug 2022
Wonderful little couttage near Selfoss. Has a great vacation there. The view on the mountains is amazing & the house has all you need.

Dan Christensen
06 Aug 2022
Really nice and beautyfull house with a wiev. Nice beds og sheets.
Everything you might need in the kitchen.
Nice and clean hot-tub.

Lóa Björk Smáradóttir
06 Aug 2022
Mjög flottur bústaður og allt til fyrirmyndar þar. Það var smá vesen að finna réttan afleggjara og GPS hnitin eru röng.
Munum örugglega bóka aftur :)

Pfisterer Ramna
04 Apr 2022
We had an amazing stay and absolutely loved the house.

Iwona Skolicka
03 Feb 2022
Very cosy, well-equipped wooden chalet with nice view over the Mountain. We were so Lucky that we saw dancing the Northern Lights from the hot tab on the terrace.
Very good location in the Center of interestgni Spots.

Michael Stebani
16 Nov 2021
The stay was very nice. Everything was absolutely well organized and the house is lovingly furnished. We would love to come back.

Frank Hinken
18 Oct 2021
Location / Outlook: Unique
Furnishing: very tasteful
Care: good
TV: unfortunately no satellite or cable program
Hot tube: Had a bit of a problem to reach the temperature in October

Anita Parobiec
03 Sep 2021
What a beautiful and cozy home,
with perfect location. Well equipped with everything we needed during our stay. The hot tub was perfect after a long days of discovering Iceland. The owners made sure they are reachable in case we need them. We would like to say a big thank you for making our holiday so special.

Rita Sahu
01 Sep 2021
Lovely house equipped with everything you could need or want. Great location for many sites in southeast Iceland and Reykjavik.

Helga Gurli Magnússon
13 Aug 2021
Yndisleg staðsetning og frábært útsýni! Pallurinn skjólsæll og stór. Húsið mjög rúmgott og huggulegt fyrir stórfjölskyldu. Takk fyrir okkur!

helmut osterauer
27 Jul 2021
wie die jahre zuvor hatten wir eine tolle woche in diesem gut eingerichteten haus und kommen immer gerne wieder...

María Guðbjörg Jóhannsdóttir
26 May 2021
Great location and view over the countryside and glaciers. Summerhouse with everything you need and more for relaxation and good familytime

Sigríður Ósk Harðardóttir
10 May 2021

Halldór Kristinn Halldórsson
22 Feb 2021

Lind Hilmarsdóttir
31 Jul 2020

helmut osterauer
28 Jul 2020
like last year we had very nice days in this great, well furnished house, which is in a good location for excursions in south iceland ... one thing is certain we will always be happy to come back !!

Michael Pohl
27 Jul 2020
We really enjoyed our time at this wonderful place. The owners were very friendly and always available when we called them. Definitely worth a stay!

Langner Michael
03 Jul 2020
We have felt very comfortable here. It is a very nice, clean house with enough space for 6 people. We have often used the whirlpool. We received precise information and instructions for the operation of all devices before the trip. The landlord was always available for us by phone. A very nice contact. We would love to come back!

Inuk J
06 May 2020
Beautiful big summerhouse, nice and cosy. Well cleaned and enough space for everyone. Had a perfect weekend, relaxing and using the hottub.

Hoppenstedt Jan
09 Dec 2019
We lived a comfortable and homely week in Helgafell , just the hotpot was not hot enough for this cold week in octobre

Anja Berger
30 Oct 2019
comfortable and clean House and nice Place to stay.

Natanya Steyn
19 Sep 2019
We loved this stunning home! We stayed for 3 nights, and would happily have stayed for the entire trip. The bungalow is warm, in perfect condition, and had everything we needed. Plenty of towels, everything we needed in the kitchen, and comfortable beds. The owners/hosts were great, and access was easy. We spent a lot of time in the gorgeous hot-tub, and the location was perfect to explore the Golden Circle. You won?t be disappointed if you book here!

Adam Hoffman
05 Sep 2019
An ideal location for exploring the South of Iceland. From here we easily travelled to Vik, the Westmann Islands, the Blue Lagoon, Geysir etc as well as visiting numerous craters, springs, beaches and waterfalls. The cabin itself is well equipped with the owners quick to respond to any questions or issues.

Wolfgang Egert
05 Sep 2019
Very cosy and clean location! We had wonderful days there. Ideal starting point for many excursions in the south east.

Emma Lougheed
19 Aug 2019
A lovely property in a stunning location. Well equipped and very comfortable. Would highly recommend!

helmut osterauer
30 Jul 2019
wir haben wunderbare 6 tage in diesem sehr schönen haus verbringen dürfen...
das haus ist sehr gut und zweckmässig eingerichtet und liegt an einer tollen lage für ausflüge in alle Richtungen... wir kommen immer wieder gerne hierhin zurück um unsere ferien in süd iceland voll zu geniessen? auf ein neues, helmi und marianne

Heike Herrmann-F?disch
29 Jul 2019
We had a wonderful stay in Iceland. The location of the cottage is perfect for so many trips you mast have seen in beautiful Iceland, that are not so far away, such as Gullfoss, Geysir and Thingvellir Nationalparc.
The cottage is very spacious, cozy and nicely decorated with so many details that made you feel like home. The kitchen is well equipped. The hot tub has the days always perfect completed!
One thing that needs updating is that there was no CD player, but it was written in the description that there was one.
Otherwise we liked everything a lot and can recommend it! Also, Reynir and Soffia were very helpful and we could contact them with any questions.

15 Jul 2019

Ott-Stadler Marion
28 May 2019
The Bungalow was so amazing and also very clean and very lovingly furnished. Also the hot pot we used every evening was great :). All in Island is so impressful.

Aron Szilagyi
24 Apr 2019
The summer house was easy to reach, lays in an optimal location close to the Ring road and as well to the Golden Circle.
The provided info package from the owner was very detailed and helpful.
Big highlight for the kids was the hot tub, a definite must-try!
Can certainly recommend.

lisa anderson
14 Jan 2019
We had a wonderful time in your holiday cottage, it's beautifully equipped and we loved that you had put Christmas lights up.

Lucinda Dimbleby
09 Jan 2019
My family and I had a wonderful time staying at Helgafell over Christmas. The house was very spacious, warm, comfortable and all of the Christmas decorations made it feel like a home away from home. The kitchen had everything we needed to cook (including a much-used waffle iron!) and the house is not too far from Selfoss for when we needed food and fuel. The hot tub was great and the huge collection of dvds came in very handy on bad weather days. Although we didn?t get the white Christmas we had hoped for, we did get snow later in the week which completely transformed the surrounding area, and to cap it all off we were lucky enough to see the northern lights from the house one night! We would love to come back and stay here again. Thanks Reynir!

Rhonda Hoeckley
26 Nov 2018
Soffia and Reynir's cabin is both beautiful and extremely comfortable! My husband and I, our two adult daughters and their husbands spent a week there in late November, and the cabin was perfect for us. Its location was central to everywhere we wanted to go, and it was a pleasure to come home to after hiking, sightseeing, etc. It had everything we needed, including a fully equipped kitchen which we used to do some cooking and a washing machine which was very handy. We were even able to see the Northern Lights from the yard. We will definitely stay there again in the future. Much thanks to Soffia and Reynir!

Hanne nielsen
15 Nov 2018
It was a perfect stay. The host was very good and the house was fantastic. It was like "home".

John LatinoJr
15 Oct 2018

John Lorec
26 Sep 2018
Fantastic vacation home. Furnished beautifully & comfortably. Perfect location for watching the Northern Lights from the hot tub on the deck. Well situated to visit the Golden Circle and Southern Iceland. Very private. Owner was very responsive and helpful. Highly recommend.

Richard Bradbury
26 Sep 2018

Lawrence Ortega
11 Sep 2018
Reynir was an awesome and exceptional host.. Everything was as stated. had a great time there and would say it was an excellent location as well . I would highly recommend this home..

Stefan Mix
24 Jul 2018
It is a very familiar and cosy house. It is well heated and dry indoor, what you will like after tours on rainy and cold days. It has a well heated hot tub, which you will use every day. It lies in a quiet area and it is perfect for visiting all attraction of the golden circle. We can recommend this house absolute.

Ger Doornbos
27 Jun 2018
A wonderfull, spacious and very well equipped house. Nice location close to the Golden Circle and some national parcs.

Hj?rd?s Erlingsd?ttir
20 Nov 2017

Rikke Bagger Kristensen
31 Oct 2017
Et sommerhus der kan anbefales. Hyggeligt og med alt hvad vi havde brug for..

01 Sep 2017
We stayed at two Bungalo properties during our fortnight in Iceland. This was definitely our favourite.
Very welcoming hosts, beautiful interior, outdoor hot-tub, lovely location.
(The only slight problem was that 2 double beds were in one room on the mezzanine floor. So 8 of use shared 4 beds in 3 rooms which didnt work so well for us. Still definitely deserves 5 stars as long as this is understood.)

kyle kennedy
28 Jul 2017

Birgit á Heygum
27 Jun 2017
A lovely summerhouse perfectly located. We were 4 adults and 3 children. The house is child friendly, nice and clean, fully equipped and beautifully furnished. We had a wonderful time.

Soós Anita
11 Oct 2016
Everything good,but hot tube is only 34celsius

Tatyana Marchevsky
28 Sep 2016
Amazing apartment - very nice, comfortable and clean. Pretty and well equipped kitchen.
Thanks to host for all advices and hel. Nothing to impove!
Hope come back :)
Kind regards,
Tatyana & Co

09 Sep 2016
This cottage was an excellent experience .the place was clean and very well maintained .it is a solid wood house with an excellent view.we had great weather although a little windy but there are great wind shields on the front balcony which made the outdoors area first class
I was there with my parents and my 2 small boys and the house catered very well for all of us
I would not hesitate to stay there again and can recommend it to any future guests

Paolo Valerio
01 Sep 2016
Wonderful place!!!

Yvonne Breedveld
29 Aug 2016
We stayed in a wonderful familyhouse! Much space for everyone, cosy furniture, well equiped, everything was clean and last but not least we enjoyed of course the hot tub very much!
We also could drive to a lot of amazing nature from Helgafell.
So overall we had a great stay in Helgafell! Thank you very much!

Greve, Maria
28 Jul 2016

Chen Xu
29 Jun 2016
Very lovely cottage nested in the wilderness, yet only 10 minutes drive to Selfoss where everything is available, and close to all attractions in the Golden Circle. It is very comfortable to stay. The owner is responsive and helpful to every enquiry we made. The whole process from booking to departure is smooth and hassle free. This place definitely added to our great experience in this first visit to Iceland!

Gabríela B Ernudóttir
27 Jun 2016
Frábær bústaður, snyrtilegur, kósí, með allt til alls og gestgjafarnir mjög vinalegir. Myndi hiklaust mæla með og myndi leigja þennan bústað aftur.

I highly recommend this cabin! Tidy and clean, cozy, with everything you need and the hosts were really friendly. Especially love how much thought and personality has been put in every detail of the decoration of the cabin.

Terry Barnes
27 Oct 2015
We had a great time at this lovely cottage, despite some wet days it was nice to return to a warm cosy cottage and a soak in the hot tub. The location is ideal for exploring all around Thingvellir, Geysir, Gullfoss and along the South Coast to Dyraholey. Staying in the middle of October enabled us to enjoy the wonderful autumn colours of the surrounding area, it was like driving through a golden fantasy land ! We had no problems with our stay but if we had have, we knew we were able to contact Reynir with any concerns.

David Akhurst
22 Sep 2015
A very nice summerhouse in a wonderful setting, especially for the Golden Circle. A good base for visiting the south. Only 1 hour from Reykjavic. Northern Lights were unbelievable.

Victor Knox
21 Aug 2015
Absolutely beautiful home with every amenity one could need. Great communication with owners and easy access. Highly reccomend!

Nina Margret Grimsdottir
27 Jul 2015
Our group stayed for 4 nights and had a great time in much comfort at the Helgafell lodge. Greatly recommended to families!

20 Jul 2015
Had a great time at Helgafell. Very peaceful and comfortable with everything we needed.Lovely views and easy access to lots of things to see. Just wishing we were still there! Will definitely return.

08 Oct 2014! Það er varla hægt að lýsa þessum bústað öðruvísi....

17 Sep 2014
very cosy hut and very good location. Maybe someday we will come again!

Eivind André Leister
20 Jul 2014
We really enjoyed our stay at Helgafell, and give gladly our recommondation.

14 Jul 2014
Frábært hús í alla staði, kósí fallegt og gott að vera þarna

26 Jun 2014
Ég var ekki sjálf í húsinu, en þetta var mjög fínt sagði fólkið, en það vantaði ýmislegt eins og WC pappír og hreinsidót.

20 Jul 2013
Án efa er ekki annað en hægt að segja að þetta er stórfenglegasti og glæsilegasti bústaður sem við hjú höfum farið í! það var allt tandurhreint og klárt þegar við komum hingað, geðveik verönd með öllum tækjum sem þarf á að halda svona upp í sveitinni!! útsýnið og heitapotturinn glimrandi og við gætum ekki verið ánægðari :D Mæli hiklaust með þessum bústaði! :D

15 Jul 2013
superbe chalet d'été, vaste et accueillant, très bien équipé. Le hot pot a été très apprécié ! la literie est confortable. On se sent chez soi !
Un seul point négatif : il faut prendre les clés (et les ramener) près de Reykjavik, ce que nous ne savions pas (ce n'est pas précisé dans les papiers que nous avions reçu de Bungalo). Nous avons donc dû faire une partie de la route tard le soir pour les prendre, les propriétaires aussi.
14 Mar 2013
A brilliant stay! The pictures don't do justice to the place. This is a fantastic house, large, warm and cosy. The owners were extremely friendly and helpful. The house has everything that one needs for an authentic Icelandic summerhouse experience. Highly recommended!

24 Nov 2012
Æðislegur bústaður! Stór og góður og allt til alls.

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24 Nov 2012
otrulega flottur bustadur.

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Vilhjálmur Svan Vilhjálmsson
20 Aug 2012
Frábær bústaður að öllu leyti. Allt til alls og fór ótrúlega vel um okkur.

12 Aug 2012
Comfortable, roomy beautiful getaway. The owners were friendly and helpful. We loved our stay there.

Leif Gislason
05 Aug 2012
Perfect stay, great view and great house. Close to lots of attractions.

Nurashima Abdul Rashid
12 Jul 2012
Cosy place and perfect for a family weekend getaway! Takk fyrir :)

Þorsteinn Stefánsson
23 Jun 2012
Frábær bústaður, skemmtun okkur mjög vel og komum eflaust til með að leigja hann aftur einhverntíman.

05 Jun 2012
Flottur bústaður í alla staði, stór og rúmgóður,frábær verönd með góðu skjóli og flottu útsýni.Mæli alveg hiklaust með honum, svo er líka svo stutt í hann frá bænum.

29 May 2012
Frábær bústaður í alla staði, stórt alrími og góður pottur. Skemmtum okkur vel.

14 May 2012
Ljómandi gott hús og útsýni frábært mjög henntugt fyrir t.d. stóra fjölskyldu. Bílastæði við húsið mætti að ósekju vera aðeins stærra.

Inuk J
30 Apr 2012
Frabær bustaður a æðislegan stað !!! Við vorum1 helgi og attum alveg dasamlegan tima, við mælum með þennan stað og takk fyrir okkur.