Bakkaflot is located by road number 752 about 10 kilometers from road number 1 at Varmahlíð.
We offer rafting tours in the Austari Jökulsá river and the Vestari Jökulsá river.
We also provide accommodation.
18 rooms, all with wash basins, a summerhouse and camping site at the banks of Svartá river.
Breakfast, lunch and dinners available.
Licenced bar, soft drinks, candies etc.
Hot tubs and a small outdoor swimmingpool.
3 and 7 hour white water rafting tours available May through September. Please contact for prices and booking information for tours as well as accommodation.
The guesthuse/youth hostel is run jointly with the Café Hjá Marlín. It is located in two houses, one of which has 5 rooms and the other 10 double- and triple rooms. Accommodation capacity totals 33, available either as ready-made beds or sleeping-bag accommodation. Breakfast-service is an option but cooking facilities are at hand.
In summer the hostel offers boat trips for angling or bird watching as well as short sight-seeing trips with a driver-guide. Internet-, laundry- and bar service available. Please contact for prices and booking information.
Wireless internet, laundry service, great food at reasonable price and a bar. Please contact for prices and booking information.
Guesthouse / Hraunbrún: Sleeping bag accommodation in four beds rooms without private bathroom. Shared well equipped kitchen, dining room, wc and showers.
Small huts: Private huts – 6 huts, 5 9m2 each with two beds and 1 14m2 with four beds, facilites – wc and kitchen available 50m away.
Big huts-Apartments: Summer houses – 50m2, sleeping 6 persons in 2 bedrooms and a sleeping attic, bathroom, kitchen and a livingroom with beautiful vista over the Mývatn area.
Hotel rooms: Guesthouse – 9 double rooms with private facilities. Small lounge for making tea and coffee all day.
Camping place: The Hlíð camping is conveniently located on the northern shore of lake Mývatn, by the village of Reykjahlid. It´s only 5 minutes walk from the Tourist info and supermarket. From the camping there is fantastic view over the lake and the lavafield. We offer good facilities for tents and trailers and electricity is accessible. Warm showers are free of charge for guests and laundry service is available as well.
Hlid offers all kinds of entertainment, such as bike rental, playground for children and barbeque. It´s perfect to rent a bike for the day and ride around the lake. The distance is 37km, mostly flat road, with great views of the area, lake and birds. There is also the possibility of hiking in the area. There are many different trails, for short or longer walks. We provide you all necessary information for these hikes. There is an information center for tourists in the area that is well worth visiting. There is also a swimming pool, nature baths, golf course , cafés, restaurants and bars.
Hotel Staðarborg is an accommodating and recent hotel with 30 rooms, located in the heartland of eastern Iceland in the valley Breiðdalur. The hotel is by the Ring road no 1, some 625 km. from Reykjavík and 100 km from Seyðisfjörður. This makes it a suitable resting place for those travelling on the ferry Norraena. Recreational opportunities for traveller abound in this beautiful area
Staðarborg opened in June 2000. It is situated in the eastern part of Iceland, in the valley Breiðdalur, between Egilsstaðir and Höfn. The building is a former schoolhouse which has now been thoroughly renovated. The hotel can accommodate 54 people in 30 spacious rooms complete with private facilities and television.
The hotel restaurant offers meals a la carte, refreshments are available throughout the day. Facilities at Hotel Staðarborg include a jacuzzi and a grassy sports field. Also available: Sleeping bag accomodation and a camping site.
English and Spanish spoken.
English and Spanish spoken.
Please contact for prices and booking information.