A cosy guest house with panoramic views in a renovated old farmhouse in the beautiful and historic area of Fljótshlíð in South Iceland. Individually decorated double rooms and self-catering apartments. Warm and personal service, terrace with hot tub, organic breakfast and walking and cycling tours available. Open all year.

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  • Accommodation ID: 651
  • Type: Bed & Breakfast , Self Catering
  • Seasons: Summer
  • Regions: South
  • Shared bathroom (cat.I/II)
  • Cottage
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hot tub
  • Washing machine
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Walking / Hiking trails
  • Glacier view
  • Open vouchers

In the area

  • Geothermal swimming pool and restaurants in Hvolsvöllur 5 km
  • Icelandic Saga Center in Hvolsvöllur 5 km
  • Seljalandsfoss Waterfall 30 km
  • Eyjafjallajökull Glacier
  • Hekla Volcano
  • Katla Volcano in Mýrdalsjökull Glacier
  • Þórsmörk
  • Landeyjahöfn ferry terminal to Westman Islands 38 km
Fagrahlíð is a small and cosy guest house in a renovated old farmhouse located in a peaceful hillside setting in Fljótshlíð in South Iceland.

Accommodation is in double rooms and self-catering apartments during summer and self-catering apartments only in winter.  The 3 double rooms have handbasins and share a bathroom with shower, kitchen/dining/living room and balcony (extra bed available in one of the rooms). The studio apartment sleeps 4 people in twin beds and a bunk bed and has a private/en-suite bathroom and kitchen/dining/living room. Another apartment sleeps 6 people in two bedrooms (one with double bed, one with two bunkbeds) and has a private/en-suite bathroom and kitchen/dining/living room - please note that this apartment has a rather low ceiling (2.05 m2). During summer there is only access to cooking facilities when staying in the apartments. Guests staying in the apartments during winter can order breakfast on arrival.
Fagrahlíð guest house is a renovated old farmhouse originally built in 1934. Each room and apartment is individually decorated with modern furnishings. Emphasis on warm and personal service. Free Wi-Fi, outdoor hot tub and furnished terrace with barbeque facilities for guests. During summer a daily breakfast buffet is provided featuring healthy organic produce as well as homemade bread and cakes. Breathtaking panoramic views from the living room and terrace towards Eyjafjallajökull Volcano, Mýrdalsjökull Glacier and Vestmannaeyjar (the Westman Islands).

Nature walks, cycling tours and hiking trips on Mt. Þrihyrningur are available from Fljótshlíð. Bicycle storage and drying room on-site.

The surrounding scenery is both famed for this beauty and loaded with medieval history; Fljótshlíð is the site of one of the most popular Icelandic Sagas, Njál's Saga. Northern lights can often be seen in winter. Excellent walking trails and hiking routes, many museums and opportunities for horse riding, golf, fishing and swimming nearby. The location is also ideal for day excursions to Vestmannaeyjar (the Westman Islands) and Þórsmörk and Landmannalaugar in the highlands.

Fagrahlíð in Fljótshlíð is located about 105 km from Reykjavík.
Host: Bergþóra

Farm animals: the dog Bella, horses

Open:  Apartments all year, B&B 01.05-15.09