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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Restaurant
“Our favorite restaurant in town, there you can get everything from fish of the day, hamburgers, steaks, vegetarian (vegan) food. No matter what you choose to have, everything in Galito is good.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“After a day visiting Akranes it is a perfect end to the day to have dinner in this very good restaurant”
  • 7 locals recommend
Establishment
“biggest beach in Iceland, you can find Guðlaugu there. find Guðlaug in Facebook”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“At Langasandur beach you can bathe in the ocean and enjoy the view in Guðlaug, which is a hot pool located in the rockgarden of Langasandur.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
Point of Interest
“A visit to the Akranes lighthouses has become quite popular both for the view and spectacular acoustics. Recently chosen by The Guardian as one of the best travel discoveries 2018. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Down by the harbour in Akranes you will notice two lighthouses. The bigger one that is currently in use is open to the public so you can go up and enjoy the view from there and there is even a photography exhibition to enjoy in there.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Cafe
“This is a real gem. An organic cafe where you can order any coffee drink, ordinary or vegan, as well as delicious soups and freshly baked bread. The atmosphere is cozy and artsy and you can buy some organic products to take home with you ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Natural Feature
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
“In the sports stadium, you will find an outside swimming pool, hot tubs, a children's pool and water slide. All in all, an excellent health spa.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Establishment
“The Light house of Akranes is located close to the Johanna's house and is very pretty. This is a must see for tourist that visit Akranes”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Our favorite restaurant in town, there you can get everything from fish of the day, hamburgers, steaks, vegetarian (vegan) food. No matter what you choose to have, everything in Galito is good.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“After a day visiting Akranes it is a perfect end to the day to have dinner in this very good restaurant”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend

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