OUR ULTIMATE COVID BOOKING GUARANTEE. FIND OUT MORE
Whether you visit Iceland’s capital in the frosty depths of winter for a soak in the steaming Blue Lagoon, or in summer to tour the Golden Circle’s geysers and waterfalls, compact Reykjavik entices with its stunning natural backdrop, coffee culture and nightlife. Get the inside track on the Icelandic way of life in an Airbnb-style stay; book one of the best today with Culture Trip.
The balcony of this sleek penthouse gives guests views of the mountains, the ocean and the famous Hallgrímskirkja. With sloping loft ceilings, concrete walls and floor-to-ceiling windows, this luxurious home is conveniently located in central Reykjavik, surrounded by bars, restaurants and shops. Start the day with a coffee from the espresso machine and enjoy the view of Reykjavik’s colourful houses from the patio.
Giving you the best of both nature and city life, this cosy wood cabin just outside Reykjavik is the ideal peaceful retreat after a day of sightseeing. Unwind in the rocking chair next to the fireplace or sit by the window and watch the snow fall outside in the surrounding woods. While you will need a car to access the cabin, staying here means you will be close to popular tourist attractions like the Golden Circle and Blue Lagoon. Thanks to its secluded location and the area’s lower levels of pollution, the cabin is an ideal place for nature lovers looking to see the Northern Lights.
Melanie Moore contributed additional reporting to this article.