Guesthouse Geldingaholt is a nine-room guest house in the southwest Iceland countryside. Located on a horse and sheep farm with a riding school not far from the Golden Circle route - guests can enjoy their morning coffee while watching horses graze! The guesthouse restaurant serves a different delicious, homegrown meal every evening. The hosts are not only great cooks but are also very friendly. For a homely stay in a beautiful rural setting, check out Guesthouse Geldingaholt.
Location & Nearby
Guesthouse Geldingaholt is 62 miles (100 kilometers) east of Reykjavik. It's close to the Thjorsardalur ravine, a stunning valley rich with greenery and clear blue water. The guesthouse also boasts impressive views of the active volcano Hekla. The Secret Lagoon thermal baths are only 13.5 miles (22 kilometers) from the guest house.
Enjoy watching a mini geyser erupt as you soak in the hot geothermal water with a cold beer in hand. The Secret Lagoon is in Fludir, a town with several dining options. Hjalparfoss waterfall is 16 miles (26 kilometers) from Guesthouse Geldingaholt. It's a lesser-known waterfall featuring beautiful rock formations. While you are there, visit the nearby Commonwealth Farm museum with its turf roofs. This replica Viking-era farm is featured in "Game of Thrones."
It's a great spot for photo opportunities, and you can go inside the turf houses in the summertime. Kerid crater is a must-visit attraction in the area. It's a volcanic crater with a beautiful lake inside around 28 miles (45 kilometers) from the guesthouse. Walk up the volcano and down to the lake for gorgeous views. It's an easy walk if you have appropriate footwear. Geysir geothermal area with its impressive boiling mud pits and huge geysers is 29 miles (46 kilometers) away.
While you are there, visit the stunning Gullfoss falls. These powerful cascading waterfalls are a popular stop on the Golden Circle route. Thingvellir National Park is another area of outstanding natural beauty around 46.5 miles (75 kilometers) northwest of the property. Reykjavik Domestic Airport is 62.5 miles (101 kilometers) from Guesthouse Geldingaholt, and Reykjavik Keflavik Airport is 87 miles (140 km) away.
Facilities & Amenities
Choose from a single, double/twin, or triple room at Guesthouse Geldingaholt. Some rooms have a private bathroom. A delicious buffet breakfast is included in the price. The on-site restaurant is highly-rated, and a different homemade meal is featured every evening. Enjoy pan-fried cod with mashed cauliflower, fresh salad, and onion butter, for example; or perhaps creamy Mexican beef soup with Doritos or lamb steak with baked potatoes and fresh salad. The shared lounge provides a space for guests to relax. Sit down with a cup of tea or coffee in front of the television. Free Wi-Fi, parking, and a garden are other features of the property. Guests will also appreciate small touches like blackout curtains and towels. Your helpful hosts can arrange hiking, horse riding tours, and fishing in their small, private fishing lake.
Why Choose Guesthouse Geldingaholt?
Get ready for a peaceful stay in gorgeous surroundings. Fresh farm-to-table meals and a clean and comfortable stay at Guesthouse Geldingaholt await. It's the perfect place for horse lovers and anyone who wants to experience the Icelandic countryside. Guesthouse Geldingaholt is far from the masses yet close to many top attractions. Within 20-45 minutes, visitors can experience the Secret Lagoon geothermal baths, Kerid Crater, and the Geysir geothermal area. Check the latest prices and availability at Guesthouse Geldingaholt and book your trip today!