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Top homes for a summer vacation in Iceland

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Top-rated guest suite rentals in Iceland

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Guest suite in Árskógssandur
Waterfront Fjord House - Guest Suite with Seaview
Sea and mountain view from this cozy space facing the fjord of Eyjafjörður. It consists of a comfy bedroom with a kingsize bed, a dining area and your own private bathroom. It has its own entrance and a key box for easy check-in and check-out. The space also offers a coffee machine, a washing machine and dryer for guests to use. Delicious continental breakfast optional.
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Guest suite in Ísafjörður
Comfortable accomodation
You have the whole place just for you. I live next door so you can always ask me questions. You have access to kitchen, bedroom, living room and bathroom with shower. In the bedroom are two beds for 3 persons. In the living room is a pull out couch where 2 persons can sleep. A private entrance is for guests. Ground floor
Guest suite in Kirkjubæjarklaustur
Fjosakot apartment
Dæmi um það sem er nálægt eigninni minni: miðbær/mikil þjónusta. Mikil náttúrufegurð. Það sem heillar fólk við eignina mína er staðsetningin og þorpið. pör og fjölskyldur (með börn) njóta sín vel í eigninni minni.
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Top apartments for a summer vacation in Iceland

Rental unit in Akureyri
Amazing view - Moderne apartment
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Rental unit in Akureyri
Beautiful studio with great view
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Rental unit in Akureyri
Beautiful place with great view
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Rental unit in Akureyri
Hoepfner Historical house - Three-Bedroom Apartment - 300
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Rental unit in Reykjavík
Admire the Rugged Landscape at a Nature-Inspired Coastal Pad
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Rental unit in Reykjavík
Stroll to Reykjavik Harbor from a Cozy Apartment
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Rental unit in Reykjavík
Enjoy the Panoramic View at this well Located Base
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Rental unit in Vogar
Ocean Front Villa-Near Blue Lagoon
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Rental unit in Ólafsfjörður
Warm and welcoming apartment
Rental unit in IS
Duplex w/ fantastic views, ideal for a long stay
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Rental unit in Grundarfjörður
Berg Horse Farm Apartment
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Rental unit in Reykjavík
City Center 1st Floor with Ocean View, Walk to All

Top guest suites for a summer vacation in Iceland

Guest suite in Húsavík
Skógar Sunset Guesthouse
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Guest suite in Laugar
Guesthouse Hvítafell 2
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Guest suite in Reykjahlíð
Little Rosa, Skútustaðir 2a by Lake Myvatn-south
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Guest suite in Húsavík
Adorable 2-bedroom place nearby the harbor
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Guest suite in IS
Guest House Svetlana
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Guest suite in Husavik
Cozy apartment at Stórutjarnir Farm
Guest suite in Árnessýslu
Cosy house with 3 bedrooms and kitchen
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Private room in Hrífunesvegi
Flaga 2 - Guesthouse - Room nr. 3
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Guest suite in Laugar
Guesthouse Hvítafell 1
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Guest suite in Laugar
Guesthouse Hvítafell 3
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Private room in Sauðárkrókur
Large Excavation Outer 1
Guest suite in IS
Greystone Horsefarm Hella

Guest suite rentals in Iceland

Guest suite in Kópavogur
Cozy one bedroom private studio apartment
Guest suite in Grundarhverfi
Northern lights and bright summernights
Guest suite in Reykjavík
A tiny house in the center
Guest suite in Hafnarfjörður
Cosy 1 bedroom apartment in Hafnafjordur
Private room in Flúðir
Room with private entrance. Vesturbrun 3, Flúðir
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Guest suite in Hafnarfjordur
A brand new and quiet place in Hafnarfjordur
Guest suite in Hella
Small 45m2 apartment-2 bedrooms in the countryside
Guest suite in Akranes
H39 studio apartment in Akranes
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Guest suite in Reykjahlíð
Studio apartment at Geiteyjarströnd 4
Guest suite in Húsavík
Skógar Sunset Guesthouse St.room 1
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Guest suite in Akureyri
Hearts 11
Guest suite in Djúpivogur
Trap

Your guide to Iceland

Welcome to Iceland

An island born from violent volcanic activity more than 16 million years ago, Iceland’s rugged natural beauty has become globally synonymous with adventurous travelers in search of an off-the-beaten-path holiday. And indeed Iceland’s landscape rewards the curious and intrepid, with all roads and trails seemingly leading toward yet another spectacular Arctic lagoon, geyser, black sand beach, jagged lava field, steaming hot spring, verdant valley, or spiraling mountain top to explore (often without another soul in sight). In winter the dazzling Northern Lights flicker and shimmer overhead, and in summer days stretch without end. With so much natural beauty around, it’s sometimes easy to overlook the capital city of Reykjavík. Host to one of Europe’s most vibrant art and design hubs, Reykjavík’s dining and nightlife scenes play prominently in the lives of locals and visitors alike. And of course, when you’ve hiked too far or danced too much, geothermal-heated milky-blue pools await to soothe sore muscles back to health.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Iceland?

Iceland’s primary seasons of summer and winter offer diametrically different but equally stunning experiences strongly influenced by its proximity to the Arctic Circle. In summer, daylight lingers for up to 24 hours, a Northern Hemisphere phenomenon known as the midnight sun, offering visitors the unusual opportunity to experience neverending daylight around the clock (peaking in June), with numerous agencies offering guided hikes and whale-watching tours illuminated by the nighttime sun. The summer months are also optimal for staying in one of the area’s homes and spending the days investigating the island’s diverse and unique ecosystems — vivid woodlands, pristine ice-blue lakes, craggy peaks, moss-covered coastline, and majestic waterfalls. In winter the days become shorter and the temperatures dip considerably, requiring layered attire. Yet many will tell you Iceland in winter is the best time to visit, with fewer travelers around, inviting an unforgettable sense of solitary silence, the world muffled to a memory by the pristine white snow that covers the landscape. It’s also the season to catch the spectacular Northern Lights.


What are the top things to do in Iceland?

Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon

Also known as Feather River Canyon, a coat of emerald moss covers almost every inch of this remarkable scar across the South Coast destination during summer months. Created by thousands of years of streaming deep-blue glacial water cutting through dark bedrock, the resulting ravishing ravine is popular with hikers and photographers. If you experience a certain sense of familiarity here, it may be because you’ve seen it as the backdrop in a very famous cable network show set within an imaginary realm of fire and ice.

Rauðasandur Beach

With 10 kilometers of golden red-tinged sands to explore during low tide, Rauðasandur Beach is a beachcombing paradise of epic proportions. Known for its red sand and tranquil remoteness, this is a place where migrating whales can be spotted offshore alongside the occasional whale bones onshore. Be prepared to drive carefully along a steep and narrow gravel road to the beach, one requiring constant attention and slow speeds.

Hornstrandir Nature Reserve

If peace and quiet rank high on your list and you identify as a capable backcountry backpacker, this nature reserve offers the opportunity to experience a section of Iceland left mostly untouched by human habitation for the last 70 years. Home to the country’s largest colony of Arctic foxes, alongside a unique abundance of endemic flora and fauna, Hornstrandir Nature Reserve’s ecosystem is popular with birders and nature photographers. Camping gear and proper attire are required before entering, as there are no shops available in Hornstrandir.

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