Country Hotel Rauðaskriða, located in the beautiful and peaceful Aðaldalur Valley, offers 28 spacious and well appointed rooms with private facilities, one of which accommodates 3-4 people. Also 5 double rooms with shared facilities and one cottage accommodating 3 people. All accommodation has been recently built to high quality modern standards.
Bright and cosy, fully licensed bar and restaurant. Great views, two large outdoor hot tubs for guests.
The surrounding countryside offers many interesting walking and cycling routes. Free use of mountain bikes for guests. Abundant birdlife, berry picking in autumn, goose hunting.
Excellent birdwatching at nearby Laxá River and Lake Mývatn, also bird hide on-site. Birdwatching tours available.
Hotel Rauðaskriða is ideally located for trips to some of Iceland‘s most spectacular natural attractions such as Goðafoss Waterfall, Lake Mývatn, Ásbyrgi Canyon and Dettifoss Waterfall.
Horse riding tours are available from neighbouring farm Garður and whale watching and deep sea angling tours are available in nearby Húsavík town.
Hotel Rauðaskriða is Nordic Swan eco-labelled and is a non-smoking hotel.
> Hotel Rauðaskriða was Farm of the Month in May 2012. Farm of the Month is a special recognition based on customer feedback and an assessment by the Icelandic Farm Holidays staff of demonstrated outstanding quality, service and innovation.
Open: All year
Shopping/Golf: Húsavík 28 km, Akureyri 65 km.
Horse rental: Garður 7 km.
Swimming pool: 25 km.
Farm animals/pets: Horses, cat
German, English, French and Danish spoken.
How to find?
Rauðaskriða is by road nr. 85
From Akureyri: Leave Akureyri heading to Mývatn on road no. 1. After about 46 km you need to turn left onto road no. 85. After about 20 km (just after the bridge over Skjálfandafljót River) you need to turn right into the driveway to Hotel Rauðaskriða.
From Húsavík: Leave Húsavík heading to Akureyri on road no. 85. After about 20 km road no. 85 takes a right turn, take that turn and stay on road no. 85. Continue for about 7 km before you need to turn left (just before passing the bridge over Skjálfandafljót River) into the driveway to Hotel Rauðaskriða.