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Surrounded by some of the most stunning natural landsmarks in Iceland, Laufskálar Sæbakki offers affordable accomodation in a cosy, beautiful environment.

Sæbakki house is next to a river and surrounded by trees. It also features a small power station, built by the owner himself.

Among the amazing natural wonders close by are Ásbyrgi (10 min. drive), Dettifoss (35 min.), Hljóðaklettar (20 min.). The famous Diamond Circle is less then an hour away. The capital of the north, Akureyri, is less than two hours away. Húsavík is 45 minutes away or 90 km.

Sæbakki house has one bedroom, the room has a double bed and big wardrobe. The house has a private bathroom with a private shower outside.The living room has a sofa that can be used as a double bed. The house has kitchen with refrigerator, stove , microwave oven, toaster and cutlery. The dining/living room area has seating area. Outside there is terrace with seating area.

IMPORTANT NOTICE : The rooms don´t have bed linen included. So you have to bring your own. We have 4 duvets and and 4 pillows in the house. Towels are included in the price. The minimum stay is 2 nights. No WIFI available but 4G works well.

The property is all handicap accessible.

Directions : When you drive past Ásbyrgi it is about 8 minute drive. You turn right straight after you pass Dettifoss guesthouse. Then drive for 2-3 minutes and you should see the Laufskálar sign.

The owner Heimir Ingimarsson has been building the property step by step since 1970 and has been hosting foreign and domestic guests for the last 4 years with good reputation.

The price for the houses is 140 Euros per night.

- Laufskálar is owned by Heimir Ingimarsson and his family. He has built the houses in the area mostly by himself. First he built a bridge over Smjörhálsá and the first house was built in 1976. In the year 1983 a sustainable power station was built which provides the houses with electricity. Sæbakki was built from 1999-2005. In 1982 Heimir and his family started to plant trees and bushes and it has 90 species.

Good to know

Check-in time: 16:00
Registered: 24 Nov 2018
Last update: 06 May 2019
Size: 32 m2
Check-out time: 12:00
Minimum stay: 2 nights
Location of keys: Á staðnum



  • 1x Double bed
  • 1x Double sleeping sofa

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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