Family-friendly Country Cottage In South Iceland - middle of the Golden Circle

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Family-friendly Country Cottage In South Iceland - middle of the Golden Circle

4.5/5 Wonderful

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3 bedrooms1 bathroomSleeps 8

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Outdoor Space
  • Hot Tub
Bláskógabyggd, Southern Region

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGeysir Hot Springs5 min drive
  • Popular LocationBrúarfoss7 min drive
  • Popular LocationStrokkur8 min drive

Space details

3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 8
65 sq ft
Bedroom 1
    1 double bed
Bedroom 2
    1 double bed
Bedroom 3
    1 double bed
    1 bunk bed
Bathroom 1

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Family-friendly Country Cottage In South Iceland - middle of the Golden Circle

Family-friendly cottage in Bláskógabyggd with spa tub
Golden circle! Open year-round for travelers.

A fully modernized charming family owned cottage, located in a beautiful landscape only an hour´s drive from reykjavík.

The cottage is 65 sq. With three bedrooms, each with a double bed (160) and extra bunk beds (80) in one of them. Sleeps 4 -6 people. One bathroom with a shower is in the main house. Fully equipped kitchen. The kitchen, dining area and the living room are an open space. In the living room area is a beautiful fireplace on those cold winter nights. The cottage has a central heating all year round.
There is a terrace in front of the cottage where there is a charcoal grill and garden furniture from where you can enjoy the spectacular views, the midnight sun or the northern lights. On a lower deck you will find a great hot tub that is automatically heated for 8 people to relax. Parking is in front of the cottage for several cars.

Fantastic view over south iceland, Hekla and Eyjafjallajökull.
All the major nature pearls in south iceland - Gullfoss and Geysir, Thingvellir national park, Langjökull glacier, Kerið crater, Friðheimar tomato farm, Laugarvatn village are all in the neighbourhood. Northern lights can often be seen during winter time.
Conveniently located for a day´s trip to Landmannalaugar, Thorsmork, Skógafoss waterfall, Háifoss waterfall, Thjórsárdalur valley, Vatnajökull glacier, Skaftafell national park and jökulsárlón glacier lagoon.

In Laugarvatn village you will find grocery shop, medical service, bank, liquor store, swimming pool, spa, restaurants etc. In Fludir village you can buy fresh vegetables from the green houses in the area as well as the Secret Lagoon, supermarket and liquor store.

Hiking: various paths for short or long walks
Golf: several possibilities. 5 - 30 minute drive
Several swimming pools in the neighbourhood.
Horse riding
Guest accommodations at this cottage offer fireplaces and DVD players. Rooms open to patios. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, cookware/dishes/utensils, and dishwashers. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desk chairs and phones.

Recreational amenities at the cottage include a spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Heated pool
  • Spa tub


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Car required

Family friendly

  • Playground
  • Highchair


  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Blender
  • Toaster
  • Coffee grinder
  • Electric kettle


  • Dining table


  • 3 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Soap
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels provided

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Living room


  • DVD player
  • Stereo

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Washing machine

Work spaces

  • Desk chair


  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Phone

Location highlights

  • In a rural location
  • Near a hospital
  • In a village

Things to do

  • Golfing on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Power boating nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Horse riding nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke detector


  • Sleeps 8
  • Unit size: 65 sq ft (6 sq m)


  • Cycling
  • Ecotours
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Motor boating
  • Mountain biking
  • Mountain climbing
  • Rafting
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Snowmobiling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Swimming
  • Water skiing

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Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host (a party not acting within their trade, business or profession).
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

We should mention

A car is required for transportation to and from this property

About this area


Located in Bláskógabyggd, this cottage is in a rural area. Tungufell and Skalholt Historical Site are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Geysir Hot Springs and Brúarfoss. Scuba diving and snorkeling offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with horse riding and mountain climbing nearby. Guests love the property's central and quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Geysir Hot Springs - 5 min drive
  • Brúarfoss - 7 min drive
  • Strokkur - 8 min drive
  • Laugarvatn Fontana - 16 min drive
  • Secret Lagoon - 21 min drive


  • Réttin - 7 min walk
  • Geysir Glima - 7 min drive
  • Geysir - 7 min drive
  • Supa - 7 min drive
  • Kantina - 7 min drive

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 13 out of 19 reviews
5 - Excellent 68%
Rating 4 - Good. 3 out of 19 reviews
4 - Good 16%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 19 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 19 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 19 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

5/5 Excellent

Golden circle, glacier and northern lights getaway
Fantastic property to stay in for our first visit to the land of fire and ice. We hired a car and stayed here as a family for 8 days and found it very comfortable, very warm all day/night long and spacious. We self catered most nights and had all the amenities we needed to hand. The views from the property were amazing. We had a cosy fire most nights with free logs supplied throughout our stay. We used the hot tub and spent hours chatting amongst the stars and were lucky enough to see the northern lights three times from this property (look north). Fantastic location if the northern lights is something you wish to see, this was one of our highlights of our stay. We did lots of excursions and visited glaciers and the golden circle, secret lagoon, hiked to a thermal river. We also visited South too but it is a bit of a drive so requires some planning ahead as we used to get about 6hours of daylight per day. The local shop is 15mins drive away, so not too far to stock up on food and supplies. Our hosts were available on the phone if we ever needed them. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this property. Thank you kindly for an amazing trip to your beautiful country.
Stayed 8 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Beautiful cabin, very spacious! Warm and welcoming, everything you need for a family stay. Amazing hot tub! Super hot, couldn’t turn it down so we had to put snow in it, which added to the fun! No microwave or oven which we didn’t really mind. Definitely recommend this beautiful place!
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2019

4/5 Good

a very cosy cottage with plenty of room for the 8 of us.
the cottage is in a gorgeous rural non comercial area. we stayed during the height of winter so it was very snowy. we struggled finding the cottage but the owner was available on the phone to patiently guide us to the house. the house is a warm and cosy family home. the hot tube was either roasting or a bit too cool but that may have been our lack of experience in managing it. a real beautiful experience for us all, fire on every evening with plenty of fuel at the cottage.
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2019

5/5 Excellent

Great location, with everything we needed
The cottage is up in the hills with a handful of neighbours. Great views, especially at night (if you like stars!). We went in October and there was some snow, so 4WD / winter tyres essential for getting up/down the lane. Well placed for the major attractions, although everywhere is a bit of a drive.
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2018

5/5 Excellent

Cozy little cottage with beautiful views
Great cottage. I wish I could have stayed longer. Oddny and her family are very sweet and accomadating especially when we had to leave early am.. our last day.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2018