A lovely cottage on the banks of the river Laxá

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1 bedroom, Internet, bed sheets
Fridge, oven, stovetop, coffee/tea maker

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A lovely cottage on the banks of the river Laxá

5.0/5 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Hot Tub
Hvalfjarðarsveit, Western Region

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLeynir Golf Club13 min drive
  • Popular LocationLangisandur14 min drive
  • Popular LocationAkranes Lighthouse15 min drive
  • AirportReykjavik (RKV-Reykjavik Domestic)44 min drive

Space details

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 4
506 sq ft
Bathroom 1

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About this area


Located in Hvalfjarðarsveit, this cottage is by the sea. The Settlement Centre and Borgarnes Transportation Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Akranes Lighthouse and Ullarselid -The Wool Hut. Fishing offers a great chance to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with horse riding, mountain climbing, and hiking nearby.

What's nearby

  • Leynir Golf Club - 13 min drive
  • Langisandur - 14 min drive
  • Akranes Lighthouse - 15 min drive
  • Skallagrimsgardur - 18 min drive
  • Agricultural Museum of Iceland - 25 min drive

Getting around

  • Reykjavik (RKV-Reykjavik Domestic) - 44 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.

A lovely cottage on the banks of the river Laxá

Adults-only cottage with spa tub and sauna
Laxárbakki is situated on the banks of the Laxa river in Hvalfjord. Only an hour drive from Reykjavik, Laxárbakki offers a professional accommodation close to some of Iceland's most interesting sights. This Cottage is new and comfortable. With double bed in the bedroom and Sofa bed in the living room. It´s equipped with a kitchen where you find all you need for a regular cooking session. Furthermore, there is a washing facility on site, making it an ideal stay for longer periods. There is a hot tub for our guests to enjoy, along with a restaurant and bar. The surroundings have everything to offer. Only a few minutes drive and you are in Hvalfjord, one of Iceland's most attractive fjords. The country's highest waterfall, Glymur is to be found at the bottom of the fjord and it is well worth the trip to see it. Laxárbakki is close to Snæfellsnes which hosts Snæfellsjökull glacier, the setting for one of Jules Verne's most famous books, "The journey to the center of the earth". A stay at Laxárbakki has much to offer and it is sure to be comfortable.
Guest accommodations at this cottage offer hair dryers. Rooms open to balconies. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, cookware/dishes/utensils, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is provided on request.
Recreational amenities at the cottage include a spa tub and a sauna.

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

Property manager

Brynjar Sigurdarson
Speaks English, Danish, Norwegian

Property amenities


  • Spa tub
  • Sauna


  • Internet access

Parking and transportation

  • Car recommended


  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee/tea maker


  • 1 bedroom
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Sofa bed


  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels provided
  • Hair dryer

Living spaces

  • Living room


  • Books

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony


  • Washing machine


  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Housekeeping (on request)

Location highlights

  • Near the sea

Things to do

  • Golfing on site
  • Mountain climbing nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke detector


  • Sleeps 4
  • Unit size: 506 sq ft (47 sq m)
  • Property does not allow children

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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

This property welcomes adults only

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 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 recommended for transportation to and from this property

Property is also known as

Lovely Cottage Banks Laxá River Akranes
Lovely Cottage Banks Laxá River
Lovely Banks Laxá River Akranes
A Lovely Cottage On The Banks Of Laxá River Cottage
A Lovely Cottage On The Banks Of Laxá River Hvalfjarðarsveit
A Lovely Cottage On The Banks Of Laxá River Cottage
Een Heerlijk Huisje aan de Oevers van de Rivier de Laxá
A Lovely Cottage On The Banks Of Laxá River Hvalfjarðarsveit

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Overall score and ratings



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5/5 Excellent

Great stay!
We had a great trip! Place was clean and Brynjar was friendly.

5/5 Excellent

Convenient to Glymur and picturesque location
Property is adjacent to a river with beautiful scenery. The staff is very friendly. The hot tub is shared (not part of the cottage). Easy access to Glymur. Cottage was clean and spacious.