Luxury House with Hot Tub close to Snæfellsnes National Park *Iceland top five*

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Entire home

Luxury House with Hot Tub close to Snæfellsnes National Park *Iceland top five*

5.0/5 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor Space

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Sheets and towels washed at 140°F
  • Contactless check-out
Borgarnes, Western Region

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSkallagrimsgardur14 min drive
  • Popular LocationThe Settlement Centre14 min drive
  • Popular LocationBorgarnes Transportation Museum16 min drive

Space details

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8
1399 sq ft
Bedroom 1
    1 king bed
    1 twin/single bed
Bedroom 2
    2 twin/single beds
Bedroom 3
    1 king bed
Bathroom 1
Bathroom 2

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About this area


Located in Borgarnes, this cottage is in a rural area and on a river. The Settlement Centre and Borgarnes Transportation Museum are cultural highlights and Husafell Swimming Pool is one of the area's attractions. Fishing and swimming offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with cycling and mountain biking nearby.

What's nearby

  • Skallagrimsgardur - 14 min drive
  • The Settlement Centre - 14 min drive
  • Husafell Swimming Pool - 15 min drive
  • Borgarnes Transportation Museum - 16 min drive
  • Agricultural Museum of Iceland - 25 min drive


  • La Colina — 12 min drive
  • Hyrnan — 14 min drive
  • Grillhúsið — 14 min drive
  • Geirabakarí — 15 min drive
  • Matstofan — 15 min drive

About this property

Entire place

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

Luxury House with Hot Tub close to Snæfellsnes National Park *Iceland top five*

Family-friendly cottage with water park and spa tub

This house is licensed and registered to accept Guests in Quarantine. We provide services such as food and wine delivery while in quarantine. The second corona test is performed in Borgarnes, only about 10 min drive from the house. Also we help our Guests with all their questions and inquiries they might have during the process. High performance disinfection process will be performed between Guests according to the Icelandic Health Department and EU legislation.

Helluskógur is a perfect base for your Icelandic holiday. Have a memorable day at Snæfellsnes National Park with a snow scooter trip on top of the amazing Snæfellsjökull glacier, a visit to a natural hot spring like Deildartunguhver, or amazing waterfall like Hraunfossar. Other interesting places to visit are, the active volcano Grábrók, the crater Eldborg, historical viking landmark Reykholt, and taking a walk into the glacier Langjökull. You can stroll through the nearby cozy town of Borgarnes and drop by the cafe’s, museums, shops and restaurants. Take a drive to the capital Reykjavík with all its glory, nightlife and culture. Make a day trip on the Golden Circle and see the exploding Geysir with all its natural power, and drop by the historic Thingvellir National Park, and view close up the beautiful Gullfoss waterfall. In the evenings you will always come back home to this modern architecturally designed house in Helluskógur and the first thing you might do is, relax in the hot tub with a glass of red wine and enjoy the Northern Lights in the peace and quietness after a memorable day.

The house has an open kitchen-living room with a large kitchen island. It is very spacious and ideal for family and friends preparing a good meal together. The kitchen has all necessary tableware and high quality equipment for cooking and baking. The living room has floor to ceiling windows and an amazing view. Even if you are inside it feels like you are still completely connected to nature. In the living room you will find books and magazines to read, films to watch on the large flat screen TV. The bedrooms are cozy and comfortable with high quality beds and a beautiful view. The bathroom is spacious with a long wooden countertop and a large shower room.

The design of the house is outstanding and well thought out. It has floor to ceiling windows, open space, hardwood floor, natural stone tiles, designed lighting and with one of the most advanced and environmentally friendly floor heating systems installed in houses today. The heating system is perfect and we can guaranty you a warm and cozy house in the winter time. The house is designed by one of our best architects, Sigurður Hallgrímsson who designed many of our spectacular modern houses in Iceland.

On the large patio surrounding the house is a nice hot tub that fits up to 7 people, outdoor shower, barbecue grill and comfortable outdoor seating. The patio is perfect for making a good meal and relaxing in the peaceful environment. Beside the house is a grass lawn which is surrounded by a birch forrest, ideal for kids to play.

We have been connected to Borgarfjörður since childhood and would like to share good advice and information about the house or the area so don´t hesitate to send us an e-mail request about anything you would like to know and we will do our best to help you.

***If this property is booked over the period you want to stay, see our other Great Luxury properties***

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Air-conditioned accommodations at this cottage offer coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Accommodations are furnished with dining tables and kitchen islands. Smart televisions are featured in guestrooms. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers.

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

Recreational amenities at the cottage include a water park, a spa tub, and a sauna.

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

Property manager

Speaks English, Norwegian, Swedish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Shared/communal pool
  • Spa tub
  • Sauna


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Car recommended

Family friendly

  • Playground
  • Crib/infant bed available
  • Highchair
  • Children's games
  • Children's toys
  • Children's books
  • Travel crib
  • Children's dinnerware


  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Spices
  • Kitchen island


  • Dining table


  • 3 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Jetted bathtub
  • Toilet paper
  • Soap
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided
  • Shampoo

Living spaces

  • Dining room
  • Living room


  • Smart TV with cable/satellite service
  • Music library
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Books
  • Video library

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Near laundromat

Work spaces

  • Desk
  • Desk chair


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • On the river
  • In the mountains
  • In a rural location
  • Near a hospital

Things to do

  • Water park
  • Golf privileges
  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Golfing on site
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hunting nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain climbing nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Cycling nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector
  • Deadbolt lock


  • Sleeps 8
  • Unit size: 1399 sq ft (130 sq m)

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Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 25


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
Cribs (infant beds) are available

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business
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
Long-term renters welcome
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and a deadbolt lock
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 recommended for transportation to and from this property

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 69 out of 72 reviews
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5/5 Excellent

Great memories
This was a beautiful home to use as our base camp as we discovered Iceland. It was well stocked, the beds were great, communication with the property owner was immediate and the home very comfortable. The heated floors were amazing! Would highly recommend this home.
Stayed 5 nights in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

An Epic Experience Outside Borgnares
For my second trip to Iceland, I was looking for a different experience in a different area of the country. I looked north to Borgarnes and found this inviting property outside the city. The pictures do perfect justice and tell the story of a lovely home with warm touches and comfortable furniture in a rural yet lush landscape, The hosts provide all the amenities you need and then some, are communicative, and provide plenty of information on the home and regional destinations, restaurants and businesses. The hot tub was very nice (if a touch to hot for our tastes) and the outdoor grilling area would be perfect n the warmer months. My only recommendation is that the dryer may need replacing as it takes forever to dry the laundry, especially towels. Perhaps I didn't use the proper cycle though :) I highly recommend this home and on next trip we will book one of their other properties in a different area if they will have us. Brian G
Stayed 6 nights in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Iceland - Snaefellsness Peninsula House
This was a great place to stay. The property was exactly as described and the location is great for exploring the region. Far enough out for privacy but only 15-20 min from food and groceries in Borgarnes. Would definitely recommend! Phil and Karen B.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Great luxury rental
What a nice stay we had here. The house is very well equipped, we enjoyed the hot pot and the wonderful view of northern lights. We cooked several meals and it was very comfortable. The lockbox and key were a bit difficult to operate, and I wish there was a colander in the kitchen, but otherwise it was perfect :-)

5/5 Excellent

Perfect in all ways.
We stayed at both Bakki and Holt and both properties exceeded our expectations. They are quiet, surrounded by incredible nature, and so lovely. Both properties are fully equipped and were expertly cleaned. Heidi is responsive, friendly, and extremely helpful! If you’re visiting West Iceland, you’ve found your perfect place to stay. :)
Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2020