Location & Nearby
Asolfsskali Cottage is situated in South Iceland, about 85 miles (140 kilometers) to the east of Reykjavik. The cottages are perfectly located for Ring Road travelers, as Route 1 is just 1.2 miles (2 kilometers) away. The farm makes an excellent base for travelers who want to explore the best attractions of South Iceland, including the world-famous Golden Circle. Thingvellir National Park is just 80 miles (130 kilometers) from the property, so you can easily spend a day on this popular tourist route. There are plenty of other nearby sights, too. Skogafoss waterfall is just 11 miles (18 kilometers) away — drive down the Ring Road and stop off at Rutshellir caves on the way. The town of Vik, the southernmost settlement in Iceland, is just 30 miles (50 kilometers) from Asolfsskali Cottage. From here, you can easily visit Dyrholaey Lighthouse and the beautiful black-sand beach at Reynisfjara. Other attractions near the property include Thorsmork mountain ridge (ideal for hikers) and Myrdalsjokull glacier. If you feel like getting out on the snow, you can even hire a snowmobile from a local company for a day of thrilling fun. The closest village to Asolfsskali Cottage is Hvolsvollur, 21 miles (35 kilometers) northwest of the farm. Here you’ll find a grocery store, a gas station, and restaurants. There’s also a restaurant just 0.5 miles (0.8 kilometers) from the cottages, so you won’t have to venture far for dinner.
Facilities & Amenities
At Asolfsskali Cottage, you can enjoy easy access to South Iceland’s best attractions or simply relax in your secluded cottage. Accommodations actually consist of two cottages, set within a working cow farm (you can take a tour if you want!). Each has two bedrooms, plus an attic area with a comfortable mattress on the floor. The cottages can sleep up to seven people, so this is a great choice if you’re traveling in a group. The cottages have everything you need for a relaxing stay: a well-equipped kitchenette, barbecue facilities, a private bathroom with a shower, and a comfortable living area. The real highlight of this property, though, is the outdoor patio area, complete with a private hot tub. There’s nothing better than soothing your sore muscles after a long day hiking or starting the day with a relaxing soak! The cottages have beautiful views of Eyjafjoll mountain, and there are hiking trails that start right on the farm, too. Explore the mountain’s gorges and enjoy the wonderful views right from your room.
Why Choose Asolfsskali Cottage?
Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or fantastic family fun, Asolfsskali Cottage is a perfect choice. Guests of all ages love making use of the private hot tub, especially after a long day of exploring the best sights in South Iceland. Just a stone’s throw from Route 1, the cottages are ideally located for Ring Road travelers at the start or end of their Icelandic adventure. Check availability for your preferred dates to see the latest prices and book your holiday!