Reykjavik, Iceland's capital, is roughly 70 miles (113 kilometers) to the southeast of Hellnar, while Hella is 120 miles (193 kilometers) to the southeast.
Staying in this popular part of Iceland can be an adventure, so set aside some time to take to the road and explore a few of the other fabulous natural and man-made attractions dotted around Hellnar. If you are keen to experience more of the region, head 17 miles (27 kilometers) where you'll find Grundarfjordur. Here you can visit the Grundfjordur Public Pool and Kirkjufell Mountain.
When you are ready to venture further afield why not check out the nearest center. Reykjavik is around 70 miles (113 kilometers) away and features sights such as Laugavegur, Parliament House and Reykjavik Pond. Hafnarfjordur Free Church, Arbaejarlaug and National Cathedral are some more points of interest here that should be high on every visitor's schedule.
Tours are a good way to experience places only locals know. Sign up for one of the guided nature walks.
To truly get to know the area in which you are traveling, take the time to visit the region's restaurants and cafés. Often, these are the best spots to get to know people who live in the area as well as sample food that is commonly eaten here. Two of the region's best-loved ingredients are lamb and root vegetables such as rutabagas and carrots. Saltfiskur (dried and salted fish) and harofiskur (jerky type fish) are two much-loved choices sure to delight visitors' palates with a true taste of Iceland. Iceland is also renowned for its excellent mondlukaka (almond cake).
No matter how far you travel and no matter how long you have to spend here, great memories of Iceland will remain with you forever.