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Afternoon Cottages Near Hella, Hekla & Landmannalaugar

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What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Keldur Turf House
    43 min drive
  • Popular Location
    75 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Hekla Volcano
    94 min drive

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    About this area


    This cottage is located in Rangárþing ytra. Local points of interest include Hella Golf Course.

    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Lava Centre - 39 min drive
    • Keldur - 41 min drive
    • Keldur Turf House - 43 min drive
    • Hjalparfoss - 75 min drive
    • Hekla Volcano - 94 min drive

    Getting around

    • Reykjavik (KEF-Keflavik Intl.) - 141 min drive

    About this property

    Afternoon Cottages Near Hella, Hekla & Landmannalaugar

    Spacious cottage, well located in southern Iceland. The cottage is near Hekla, Landmannalaugar, Fjallabakur and many more famous places. Only 20 min drive from Hella and the highway. In the winter there is a possibility to see the famous northern lights. We're on Google maps: Search for "Afternoon Cottages". Cozy cottage surrounded by a nice nature. You have almost everything you need in this cottage. It's just like a studio apartment. Well equipped kitchen with a small fridge, 2 element ceramic cooktop, microwave, toaster, coffee machine and all the kitchenware that's needed. You can use all the coffee and tea you need. Large bed for two people, 32" TV on the wall to watch Netflix or the local TV station (RÚV). Duvets and duvet covers will be ready along with a sheet on the bed. Two cozy armchairs for chilling. The dining table can be upsized (doubled) if you have friends staying in the other houses to have meal with you or just a chat over a cup of coffee. Private bathroom with a toilet, shower and a nice lighting mirror over a sink. Towels are included. Hand- and bathsoap is ready to be used.

    Entire place

    You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

    Property amenities


    Internet access

    Parking and transportation

    Onsite parking


    Coffee/tea maker


    1 bedroom
    Bed sheets provided


    1 bathroom
    Bathtub or shower
    Towels provided

    Living spaces

    Dining room




    No pets allowed


    Smoke-free property


    Sleeps 2
    Unit size: 269 sq ft (25 sq m)


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    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor

    5/5 Excellent

      Great Stay in Iceland

      Great place to stay in Iceland, great property, exceptional conditions. Would visit again.

      5/5 Excellent

        A True Gem Away from it All

        Afternoon Cottages was a delightful find. The property is new and, as such, I entered into the reservation wondering if the property would live up to its billing. It most certainly did! There are three separate cottages on the property - close to each other but sufficiently set up to allow for privacy. Cottage 3, in which I stayed, looks down the embankment toward the river with mountain views to the east. The cottage is well-appointed and has lovely finishing touches for a "tiny living" space. Overall, the cottage was bright and airy. It comes with a small refrigerator, a two burner stove, microwave, coffee maker, and tea kettle. The kitchen is stocked nicely allowing for cooking - not gourmet meals for sure - of simple breakfasts and easy dinners. The cottage has a TV with access to Netflix and comes wifi enabled. Keep in mind that you are a good 20-30 minutes drive from any town of any size...and there is wifi! (That's Iceland for you). The bed is comfy. The bathroom is generously sized for a small living space and comes stocked with shower gel/shampoo and wash clothes (wash clothes being a rare find in my three trips to Iceland). There is a small deck that surrounds two sides of the cottage. As mentioned, the cottage is a distance from any town so one should be prepared with groceries which can be bought easily up on the Ring Road whether coming from the east or west. Reaching the cottages requires driving paved and improved gravel roads. A regular car can make the trip easily in the summer; not sure what winter travel would be like down the roads. If you are looking for seclusion, outside of the other cottages next to you, you shall have it. Elvar, the owner, is responsive and was open to my suggestions on how to take the cottage from a 5 star to a 6 star. I absolutely loved staying in this little space and would return in a heart beat.

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