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Vacation rentals in Akureyri

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Top-rated vacation rentals in Akureyri

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Bungalow in Sauðárkrókur
Hegranes guesthouse on a farm
We would like to welcome you to come and stay in our lovely guesthouse at our farm in the heart of Skagafjordur. Here you can relax and enjoy your evening in our hot tub, take a walk to visit our calm and gentle horses, we also own a beautiful lake and we are "forest farmers" i.e. we plant 10.000 trees each year and we can highly recommend a stroll through our young forest to the lake. There will be sheep, chicken, cats and dogs around and next to the house there is a beautiful old church:)
Jan 13 – 20
$93 per night
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Tiny home in Akureyri
Björg Hörgárdalur farm stay apt. B
These two beautiful apartments are located on our amazing farm. The view you have out of the apartment you're in is the best view you can ask for. Surrounded by horses, fresh air and icelandic nature you can't help but feel relaxed and at home. Next to the house is a hot and cold tubs. And to top it all of, you have access to the best water in the world, which comes straight from our mountain called Staðarhnjúkur. You are looking at apartment B, the one on the right side on the picture.
Oct 18 – 25
$155 per night
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Tiny home in Litli-Árskógssandur
Sunset (Sunset) Southern Peninsula
Peaceful and lovely cottage on the land of farm Syðri-Hagi with lovely ocean views. Located on the west side of Eyjafjörður, with majestic mountain ranges and welcoming valleys. The cottage Sólsetur (Sunset) is 25 square meters, built 2016-2017. The cottage has one bedroom with two beds and a sleepingcouch for two in the livingroom. The kitchen is fully equiped. Facilities for four persons. On the terrace there is a geothermal hot tub and a gas grill.
Apr 15 – 22
$121 per night

Popular amenities for Akureyri vacation rentals

Stay near Akureyri's top sights

Botanical Garden Akureyri61 locals recommend
Akureyri Church36 locals recommend
Akureyri Backpackers26 locals recommend
Kjarnaskógur39 locals recommend
Kaffi Ilmur17 locals recommend
Akureyri Fish & Chips9 locals recommend

Other great vacation rentals in Akureyri

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Cottage in Akureyri
Bakkakot 3 Cozy cabin in the woods
Jan 21 – 28
$94 per night
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Cottage in IS
Peace, elegance + stunning views from your hot tub
Oct 3 – 10
$241 per night
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Cottage in Akureyri
Private cottage, elegance & amazing view
Aug 23 – 30
$541 per night
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Farm stay in IS
Cozy getaway on a farm
Feb 6 – 13
$101 per night
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Apartment in Akureyri
Cozy studio apartment at a great location
Jun 5 – 12
$121 per night
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Apartment in Akureyri
Cozy Eidsvallagata 102 down town Akureyri
Apr 17 – 24
$160 per night
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Cottage in Akureyri
Cottage 1b (Cottage Lane 1b)
Feb 21 – 28
$115 per night
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Ice dome in Árskógssandur
Sky sighting Igloo (Stay'in Árbakki)
Nov 19 – 24
$184 per night
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Apartment in Akureyri
Asa´s comfortable, cozy nest in the north.
Oct 30 – Nov 6
$156 per night
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Cabin in Akureyri
Peaceful cosy cabin, amazing view
Jan 14 – 21
$260 per night
Condo in Akureyri
In the Center of Akureyri
Aug 24 – 31
$251 per night
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Apartment in Akureyri
Lovley cozy apartment
Dec 6 – 13
$145 per night

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Akureyri

Total rentals

390 properties

Rentals with dedicated workspaces

90 properties have a dedicated workspace

Pet-friendly rentals

80 properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

210 properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

18K reviews

Nightly prices starting at

$20 before taxes and fees

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Akureyri?

    The weather in Akureyri varies throughout the year. In the summer, temperatures typically rise to around 15°C (59°F), while winter temperatures can drop to -5°C (23°F) or lower. Winter visitors should be prepared for snowy conditions, which provide excellent opportunities for winter sports.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Akureyri?

    In Akureyri, you can explore the bustling city center, visit museums and art galleries, or enjoy outdoor activities like hiking and skiing. Whale watching tours are also quite popular, as are trips to the nearby Mývatn Nature Baths.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Akureyri?

    Many visitors choose to travel to Akureyri during the summer months of June to August. During this time, the town hosts the Summer Arts Festival, a celebration of music, art, and culture. However, winter is also popular for those interested in skiing and other winter sports.

  • What are the best places to stay in Akureyri?

    Many visitors choose to stay in the city center, close to numerous restaurants, shops, and attractions. Hafnarstræti, the main street, is often recommended for its vibrant atmosphere. If you prefer quieter surroundings, the residential areas of Brekkugata and Þórunnarstræti are frequently suggested.

  • What are the best places to visit in Akureyri?

    In Akureyri, you may want to explore the Akureyri Church, known for its unique architecture, and the Akureyri Botanical Gardens, home to a wide variety of Icelandic plant species. For those interested in art, the Akureyri Art Museum displays a collection of modern and contemporary works.

  • What are some hiking trails in Akureyri?

    Akureyri has several hiking trails worth exploring. The Súlur Mountain trail is a challenging hike offering panoramic views of the town and surrounding fjords. For a more leisurely hike, consider the Kjarnaskógur Woods, with its 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) of trails and picnic spots.

  • What are some family activities to do in Akureyri?

    Families in Akureyri can enjoy outdoor activities like hiking in the Kjarnaskógur Woods or visiting the family-friendly Arctic Botanical Gardens. The Akureyri Geothermal Pool, with its hot tubs and water slides, is also a popular spot for families.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Akureyri?

    From Akureyri, you can take a day trip to the volcanic wonderland around Lake Mývatn, explore the Mývatn Nature Baths, or visit the nearby fishing village of Húsavík. Whale and puffin watching tours are also popular day activities.

  • How much does it cost to stay in condo rentals in Akureyri?

    Experience the best of Akureyri with our condo rentals, starting at about $60 per day, before taxes and fees. Embrace comfort and style while staying within your budget in your home away from home.

  • Are there family-friendly vacation rentals in Akureyri?

    Akureyri has more than 210 family-friendly stays. Amenities on the property may include high chairs, travel cribs, or strollers.

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