INSIDE THE CABIN/COTTAGE
There are 3 Cabins in the area.
The Cabin is located in peaceful area, nature all around. Beautiful view up to the Mountain and over the Village. Good place to see Sunrise, Sunset and Northern lights in wintertime, even in August. It has living room with two very good electric beds, kitchen corner, with two hubs, refrigerator, and small washing machine, and bathroom with toilet and shower. Basic breakfast.
In the Village Skagastrond, is Grocery store with food and most things you need, Olis Gas station with grill, Bjarmanes, Coffee house with lunch and soup Golf course (we rent golf equipment), Swimming pool (only open in the summertime), Art gallery - exhibition, Árnes exhibition, and Spakonusetur Story center. Swimming pool is open all year round.
In the Wintertime you can go Skiing in the mount Tindastoll only 30 minutes away, or go to Hlidarfjall, Akureyri.
ABOUT SKAGASTROND, NORTH WEST ICELAND
Skagastrond is a small village in a beautiful peaceful area. From the Cottage/Cabin is a view over the Village, the Sea and the Mountains.
Take a walk and enjoy the clean air, the peace and quiet surroundings. The nature is on your doorstep.
You can also walk to the sea shore, watch seals and listen to the birds or take a walk on the cliff/rock Spakonufellshofdi behind the cottage and have a beautiful view over the bay Hunafloi, or you can walk to the top of the Mountain Spakonufellsborg. The view is amazing. A marked trail runs to the top of the mountain from the farm Brandaskarð. Or you can walk around the mountain. Spakonufell is one of the most impressive mountain in this area. It is 646 m high. The name of the mountain derives from Thordis the prophetess who lived on a farm of the same name as the mountain, situated by its roots in the 10th century. She was the first person to settle in Skagastrond.
Selavikurtangi is about 40 km north of Skagastrond at Kaldranavik. Just out from the shore at a distance of about 40 - 50 m you can see seals at as they lie sprawled on the reefs and gaze with curiosity into the eyes of the tourists. They can be very numerous.
HOW TO GET HERE
With car all the way.
There is a bus every day from the Capital Reykjavik to Skagastrond. Need to order seat at www.straeto.is From Skagastrond you can go to other Villages in the North or to the beautiful town Akureyri. It is best to rent a car to be able to travel around. If you go by bus to Akureyri you have to stay over night. Easy to find the route on Google map. If you are travelling in Iceland at wintertime, it is better to rent 4WD.
Good to know
Check-in time: 16:00
Registered: 06 Mar 2014
Last update: 09 May 2021
Size: 16 m2
Check-out time: 13:00
Location of keys: Keybox, location, text message