Varmahlid is situated approximately 70 miles (113 kilometers) west of Myvatn and about 120 miles (193 kilometers) northeast of Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland.
See firsthand why Iceland is so popular by travelers, by experiencing the numerous man-made and natural attractions surrounding Varmahlid. If you're looking for other places to check out, you'll find Blonduos, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the east, and Bakki 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the west.
While you are here in Varmahlid, why don't you visit Akureyri. Approximately 40 miles (64 kilometers) away, this regional transport and shopping hub is where you'll find Jon Sveinsson Museum, Sulur and University of Akureyri. Don't head back to Varmahlid until you've visited Akureyri's Hlidarfjall, Akureyri Church and Akureyri Botanical Garden.
If you are not the type of traveler to take a break purely to shuffle between the pool and the buffet, the Varmahlid area offers plenty of adventure pursuits like hiking and caving.
Trying local food is a great way to learn the area in which you are traveling. So stop by some of Iceland's eating establishments. Locals in this part of the world commonly make use of lamb and root vegetables such as rutabagas and carrots in their cooking. Follow the lead of the locals and enjoy saltfiskur (dried and salted fish) or harofiskur (jerky type fish). When it is dessert, you should try mondlukaka (almond cake).
Your time in Iceland will provide you with spectacular photos and wondrous memories to keep forever.