Skipalaekur combines all the advantages of rural and urban residency.This peaceful heaven in the Fell region -which boasts some of the most splendid views East Iceland has to offer – is but a stone´s throw away from all the service centres of Fellabær and Egilsstaðir. The Skipalækur camping place has all the facilities required for a successful and enjoyable stay. If this camping are doesn’t satisfy your needs and necessities, you should check Husavik Camping Ground.
Skipalækur offers full-fledged overnight stay or sleeping bag accommodation in rooms of three categories:
Rooms without bath and shared living room, WC and cooking facilities. Suitable for up to 10 people.
Bed w. linen in single or double rooms, w/without breakfast
Family rooms for 4 people w. private WC and sink, shared shower-, cooking- living room facilities.
Bed w. linen, w/without breakfast, children 2-11 years pay half-rates.
Room w. bath – refrigerator and kettle in room but no cooking facility at hand.
Bed w. linen in double rooms along with breakfast buffet. Extra bed is optional.
The five Skipalækur chalets, situated on the banks of lake Lögurinn, offer exceptional view. Each chalet comes with furniture, bathroom and shower, a small kitchen w. stove and a refrigerator. TV, radio and a grill comes with every chalet. Three of the chalets can accommodate four guests while two are tailored to the needs of two persons. Each hut has space for two extra persons. Bed linens are available upon request. Cleaning is not included. On the following link you will find all information you need from the best travel guide to Iceland.
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Hestheimar horse farm offers accommodation in a cosy guesthouse, ideal for those who would like to get to know the Icelandic horse or enjoy a country stay.
In the main building there are 6 double rooms with private bathroom, 2 with shared bathroom, access to a hot pot.
In the Gueshouse are 2 double rooms with private bathroom and 2 with shared bathroom. A hot pot and cooking facilities.
There are also two, new cottages, as ideal family rooms with private bathroom, kitchen facilities and veranda with a beautiful view. Made up beds for 42 persons.
A cosy barn loft for maximum 20 people in sleeping bags with a fully equipped kitchen and good bathroom and washing facilites. Full board available, all cakes and bread homebaked. Spacious dining hall, which seats up to 180 people, opens out into a riding hall. Ideal for special events such as horse shows, dining, line dancing, incentive activities , etc.
Horse rental is open all year; various, beautiful riding paths in the area. Longer riding tours available in the summertime, from 1-8 day riding tours in Iceland’s magnificient countryside, tailormade for each group. Horse sale all year. Riding lessons by professional riding teachers, English, German and Scandinavian speaking. Visits to other breeding farms in South Iceland. Farm stay; guests can stay at the farm and experience the farm life. Horse shows for groups with coffee buffet or country style BBQ. Weekend riding clinics for 4-12 riders. Incentive tours for groups; teambuilding activities, dining included.
English, Scandinavian and German spoken, as well as a bit of French.
How to find?
Hestheimar is by road no. 281, 3 km off road 1. Only 50 minutes drive from Reykjavík.
From Selfoss: Leave Selfoss heading to Hella on road no. 1. Stay on for around 23 km. Turn left on road no. 281, flags and sign by the road. Stay on for around 3 km, there you will find the farm Hestheimar.