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Bedrooms 3
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Amazing private log cabin

2 bedroom, 1 loft and 1 bath 100m2 (1100sqft) modern log cabin that sleeps 8, 6 in beds and 2 on a pullout. The cabin is about 1 hour drive from Reykjavik in the valley of Helludalur. It comes completely equipped and has everything you need for your stay including an outside hot tub perfect for enjoying the midnight sun in summer or the northern lights in winter.

It truly is the perfect base for exploring The Golden Circle, The South Coast and the Highlands, in fact one of Iceland's most famous natural site the erupting geysers at Geysir is only a short 15 minute walk away. Relax in the cabin or get out there exploring, I’ll be more than happy to help you plan your stay before you arrive and if you would like to take advantage of the many activities around then the agencies will all pick up at Geysir (3min drive). My goal as a host is to make sure you get the absolute most out of your stay!

Renew your relationship with nature, soak up the scenic beauty and enjoy breathing the clean, fresh air while relaxing in warm geothermal water or cosying it up on the sofa enjoying the view of the peaceful valley.

Don't hesitate to contact me if you have any further questions and if you are ready to book then feel free to use the instant booking option.

Your host,

Runar .

More Details

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Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018

About Runar

I'm an outdoor enthusiast that loves living and traveling around Iceland. I have been guiding people around Iceland for years and now I'm offering them to stay in my cottage as well. I'll be on hand to help make your stay as memorable as possible and look forward to meeting you!

Runar purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Runar chose Southern Region

Modern and spacious and in the perfect location to explore the Southern Coast, Golden Circle and the highlands. Close to Iceland's most famous natural and historic sites.

What makes this cottage unique

Close to Reykjavik, multiple natural and historic sites close by but still private, the perfect getaway location!


Southern Region Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Resort
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Loft, open area - 2 double , 2 sleep sofa /futon , Semi Private, open loft
  • Bedroom 3 is on the loft, open area. Semi private.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • caves
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(89 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.898876 based on 89 reviews

Amazing cottage in icelands golden circle

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was beautiful and very clean, it had everything including high quality linen

The hot tub was amazing especially after a big day sight seeing and there was many things to see and do near the cottage

Kristin was on call to answer any queries we had, very nice to deal with

Thanks again


  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Terrific Cabin

  • 5 of 5

My family and I enjoyed a wonderful stay and were lucky to see an amazing display of the Northern Lights on our last night. As for the cabin, everything was exactly as described. The cabin was clean, spacious, and well-appointed. The hot tub was quite a treat.

There was a decent selection of DVDs for older kids and adults. FYI, DVDs from the United States are not compatible with non-US players. For our young kids, we were easily able to sign in to our Netflix account.

Thanks for a great vacation.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cabin in a stunning setting, perfect for a trip to SW Iceland.

  • 5 of 5

Great property, great setting.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Springfield, MO USA

Perfect cabin

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in several different places during our 8 day trip to Iceland, and this gem was definitely our favorite place of all. It was so well stocked with "extras" that it made cooking so much easier. Our only regret was not having enough time to just sit back and relax and walk around the area. It was so beautiful and serene. Hopefully we will be coming back to Iceland one day and this place will definitely be a place that we will stay at. We just got such a homey, warm, comfortable feeling while we were here. We unfortunately didn't have time to try out the hot tub....Next time!! Thank you for your hospitality! This is definitely a 5 star place!! - Karrie Brown Missouri, USA

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Parsons, Kansas

It is an amazing location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time staying in this cabin! The location was, indeed, amazing! We were so lucky to be able to view the Northern Lights both nights we stayed there! I can't imagine what the NL show would have been had we not had a nearly full moon in the sky as well, but it was awesome anyway! The cabin was very cute and comfortable. The beds were great and the living area was super comfortable and homey. We had everything we needed while staying there. The cabin is located about 90 minutes from Reykjavic or 2 hours from KEF airport, so if you're more inclined to do the city thing, this might not be your best location. But . . . if you enjoy being out in the beautiful countryside and the peace and quiet with a chance to view the Northern Lights, this is your place. The added bonus is that this cabin is a five-minute drive to Geysir and about ten minutes to Gulfoss. We toured both locations in the evening -- after the tour buses had left for the day -- and enjoyed both without the crowds. It was totally awesome to have these super sites almost to ourselves! We also drove to Reykjavic and back one day and toured several things in the city and still made it back before suppertime, so it is definitely doable from this location.

My husband, adult son and I had plenty of space in this cabin. We didn't use the loft area at all because we only needed the two downstairs bedrooms. The stairs to the loft are a little steep, so just be aware of this if you are staying in the cabin with young kids.

Communication was great and detailed instructions that included photos were provided to help with getting to the cabin, opening the lock box and door as well as how to fill/clean the hot tub. I found the instructions really helpful! I would suggest that instructions on how to use the stove/oven would be very helpful. The stove is older and the settings are a little worn off, so I had to guess where to set them when cooking. Everything else was great! We would definitely stay there on our next trip to Iceland! We loved it there and our stay was way too short!

Thank you for making your cabin available for travelers like us!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had everything we needed and somethings we didn't know we needed, all we had to do was explore. It was so nice to come back to our cozy cottage after a full day, fill the hot tub, and kick back knowing we were on our own time.

This place is definitely a do over.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Leif Eirikson
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Hotel Geysir
Car: recommended



Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning and laundry fee $124.07
Stay tax $1.24 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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