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A 46 sq. meters cottage with 2 bedrooms with accommodation for up to 5 persons. Located on a beautiful farm in Pétursey, 20 km west of Vík.

Good hiking possibilities up to the mountains and glaciers, and the beach is 2,5 km away. Horse rental on the neighboring farm. Boat trips to Dyrhólaey. Folk museum at Skógar 16 km. At the farm, milk is produced and carrots are cultivated.

Bed linen and towels can be included for an extra ISK 1500 per person, paid in cash upon your arrival. You can request them via email or in person when you come to collect your cottage key at our door.

Description of the area in more detail:

Our cottages sit right under the majestic Pétursey mountain and provide a fantastic view in all directions. There are numerous attractions and points of interest nearby, for example the famous Eyjafjallajökull glacier volcano which erupted in 2010, the Mýrdalsjökull and Sólheimarjökull glaciers with the possibility of a glacier jeep tour or a glacier walking tour, the beautiful Dyrhólaey peninsula which is one of the most famous landmarks of Iceland and a favorite nesting areas for the cute puffins in the summer months, as well as beautiful black beaches, basalt columns and sea stacks. 20 km east of Pétursey is a sweet little village of Vík with a supermarket, post office and a gas station, while 16 km west of Pétursey is the famous Skógar folk museum and a waterfall. You are welcome to take a pleasant walk to the beach or take a ride down there on the back of a renown Icelandic horse which you can rent on the neighboring farm. If you prefer to visit us in winter, there is a high possibility that you will be treated to a spectacular northern lights show.

And if you would rather take it slowly and just relax in the cottage and on the premises of the farm, you are welcome to sit on a patio and read a book, grill outside or have a picnic, walk up to the top of the Pétursey mountain or visit the sweet calves in our cow house and maybe feed them fresh carrots from our own carrot fields.

- Please book bed linen/towel or bring your own.
You can also bring a sleeping bag.

- The key to the cottage can be picked up on the farm, in the white house on the left. Just come to the door where we will greet you and hand you the key with any extra information you might need.

Good to know

Check-in time: 16:00
Registered: 27 Jun 2012
Last update: 28 Apr 2024
Size: 46 m2
Check-out time: 11:00
Minimum stay: 0 nights
Location of keys: from the owner (white house)



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

Cancellation policy


A reservation can be cancelled with 72 hours (3 days) or more prior to the scheduled arrival date and 100% of the full rental price will be repaid.

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Martin Holy
10 Feb 2023

02 Feb 2023
Very nice cabin in front of the ocean. Well equipped. Perfect for visit the Vik area, beach and waterfalls. The host was always avalaible even thoug he had a very hard work cleaning the huge mass of snow

Helgi Sigurðsson
21 Oct 2022

Laura Hayward
17 Oct 2022
This was a stunning place to spend 3 nights and use as our "home base" while our family of 4 explored areas along the south coast. Easy 15 minute drive to Vik, beautiful views from every window, lovely hosts, welcoming cows and sheep, and great space (2 bedrooms, kitchenette, dining area, living room, bathroom). We would stay there again in a heartbeat!

Qiqiong Li
06 Oct 2022

Martina Schrank
20 Sep 2022
The location of the house is perfect to visit the close glaciers. The house is good equipped with eyerything what you need. The host is very friendly. We enjoyed our stay a lot. Thank you very much. Ralf with family from Munich in September 2022.

Regina Schultz
23 Aug 2022
Very nice and cosy house in a very nice place.We enjoyed the time very much.The house was very clean and everything was well .
The hosts are very friendly,thanks for the nice time we spent.

Hadewijch Degryse
23 Aug 2022
Very clean. Very friendly owner.

Christoph Reinhart
06 Aug 2022
Me and my family stayed 4 nights in the cottage at Pétursey. The cottage has 2 bedrooms with one double and two single beds. The cottage was rather spacious and the kitchen was equipped really good.

Katie kilborn
06 Aug 2022
The cabin is wonderful! Clean, comfortable, and beautiful.

Saul Newman
06 Aug 2022
Great location to be near sites near Vik. Nice view from the cabin. The cabin is very clean and nice. Kitchen has a stovetop but no oven although there is a propane barbecue on the deck.

Kristinn Magnús Oskarsson
06 Aug 2022
Wonderful location and comfortable accommodation

P. Vermeer-De Klerk
06 Aug 2022
The cottage was in a good location to admire all the natural beauty in the area. It was very quiet and had a view of the farms and the ocean.
It is a spacious cottage for 4 people with good beds. We were not satisfied with the kitchen equipment as there was no frying pan, two cups had a crack/broken ear and the handles of one pan were broken. The kitchen could also have been cleaner, as we still encountered a lot of crumbs in the cabinets.
Upon arrival you can call the owner, who will then come from the nearby farm and bring the key.

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Saul Newman
06 Aug 2022
Very nice, simple cottage. Nice view and location. No oven but there is a stovetop and barbecue.

Theresa Nevling
16 Aug 2021
We ended up in a different bungalow with cows right behind us. Location was great for many sites especially the puffins in season! The unit is very clean, nicely decorated and very bright and sunny (we had great weather), had one of the biggest shower stalls in Iceland but would be most comfortable for 4 or less people as my son said the futon was not too comfortable, as we had 5 people. It had a coffee maker with pods included as well as tea bags. Owner, Bergur, was very nice!

Hulda Guðjónsdóttir
30 Jul 2021
The house was great, clean and all we needed. We had a very nice stay there and we reccomend it for others. The owners were very nice and polite. Thank you

Carsten Gruen
06 Jul 2020

Lukas Gargulak
11 Sep 2019

Wendy Fairman
10 Sep 2019
Lovely place to stay near Vik. We stayed at the end of August. Easy to find with Google maps.
Clean & plenty of space.

Owner did not respond to email / text but answered when we phoned so if you need to contact best to do by calling him.

GUILLEMOT Jean-Fran?ois
09 Sep 2019

Peter Tudor
05 Sep 2019
We had a wonderful stay in this spacious cosy cabin just outside of Vik, within easy reach of the black sand beaches and their puffins. Vik apparently averages the highest rainfall in Iceland, and when the views of the glacier disappeared behind the clouds we enjoyed a warm evening tucked up in our cabin watching the weather raging outside. The cabin was warm, well equipped and peaceful, with a very helpful host.

Jeff Conley
22 Aug 2019
Beautiful location and very pleasant cabin. Small, but good facilities and everything you need.

Huard Marianne
14 Aug 2019
Très jolie maison lumineuse, calme, bien agencée. Cadre magnifique.

Annarita Prette
14 Aug 2019
Beautifulll cottage in a beautifull landscape. Well equipped. The host was very nice.

Mirjam Lasthuizen
09 Aug 2019
Beautiful cottage, spacious, clean, great beds, fully equipped, amazing surrounding area, close to Vik and Skoga. Best cottage we stayed in during our Iceland holiday.

Ekaterina Remizova
22 Jul 2019

Tuula Lehtimaa
11 Jul 2019
Nice clean cabin at a farm. Close by the ring road.

Carolina Sacco
25 Mar 2019

Nikolaus Blöchlinger
17 May 2016
Nice cottage, only one kilometer off the ringroad. Clean, fullfilled our expectations

Fred Zethof
20 Jul 2015
Vesti Petursey 2 is een ruime woning met goede voorzieningen. Het ligt in een rustige omgeving,centraal gelegen voor het maken van dagtrips. Bij mooi weer heb je vanaf het balkon een mooi uitzicht op de gletscher.

04 May 2015
Amazing owners, very helpful and welcoming and truly great summerhouses with all you need, even a high chair and travel cot!

Broc Hendershott
21 Apr 2015
We are so happy we got to stay at this property. It was SUCH a beautiful location and we loved being able to visit the cows and sheep and see an Icelandic farm in action. The cabin itself was perfect. Warm when we arrived and very clean. Our hostess was very welcoming.

Silja Hlín Guðbjörnsdóttir
11 Nov 2014
The hosts were so nice and helpful and the location was great. I would recommend it to anyone.

29 Sep 2014
We really enjoyed staying here, the bungalows are cosy and situated on a farm, with great access for hiking trails. We saw the Aurora above the Katla icecap behind the bungalows. We stayed here with a toddler, and although no specific facilities for kids we had no problems with him in a normal bed, and the owners let him see cows in the milking shed! Would definitely stay again.

Ryan Lawrence
23 Sep 2014
I had a great stay at this property. The cottage has a well equipped kitchen and plenty of space for a couple of friends. It is located in a beautiful and serene setting that is an ideal base for visiting Vík and the surrounding attractions. There is a convenient continental breakfast available at the guest house across the street. The hosts are extremely friendly & helpful and have a very cute dog. I only wish I were able to stay longer!

27 Jun 2014
We liked the bungalo a lot. It is nicely located at the bottom of a mountain plus sea view, well equipped, and remote enough to ensure a traffic-free, relaxing stay.

Rogotneva Victoria
09 Mar 2014
very much it is pleasant to stop in this place, there were already 4 times. Close to capes, an ideal arrangement for photographers.

24 Feb 2014
We stayed with friends two February nights in this lovely cottage, hosted by friendly family running small farm nearby, and their dutiful dog. The house was clean and warm, with enough space for four (five) people to stay comfortable, and kitchen with all necessary utensils. Location of the property was just right to see the beach and waterfalls round Vik. If you'll need to stay in the vicinity, and this place will be available - look no further!

05 Nov 2013
Faultless. Stayed for two nights in Oct. Fantastic location, stunning views. The cabin was perfect, warm, comfortable, and spotlessly clean. Would love to stay again.

24 Sep 2013
Two nights in a beautiful place. Cottage was ok and owners very friendly. Very recommendable.

08 Sep 2013
Cozy Place to stay

02 Jul 2013
The best we've stayed.a TV would be nice.

24 Nov 2012
Great place! Very nice and accomodating owners. The cabins are beautiful and well equipped. Think the cabins were a good price and value.

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08 Oct 2012
Nice house with great views. Glacier on one side and the Atlantic on the other. Friendly and helpful owners. New and clean but house was quite small and not many places to sit in the living room. We were out all day long so it didn't bother us, but in bad weather it will be very snug for 4 people.