Location & Nearby
Laxhus is in a remote North Iceland location, 5 miles (9 kilometers) south of Husavik. The cabins have truly spectacular ocean and mountain views. The low light pollution and gorgeous scenery make it a great place for watching the northern lights in the winter, or for sitting up in the midnight sun in the summer.
The cabins are a 35-minute walk from the beautiful Aedarfossar waterfall, and there are other good hiking options in the area too. During the summer, guests can explore the mountains above Husavik on foot. In the winter months, there are ski slopes here, so it’s also a great destination for winter sports enthusiasts.
Husavik is a charming fishing village known for its fantastic whale watching. The waters here are often teeming with humpback and blue whales, as well as dolphins and porpoises. Head out on the water for a day of whale watching, then return to the town for dinner at one of several good restaurants.
Laxhus is also only 40 miles from Akureyri, the unofficial capital of North Iceland. In this town, you’ll find beautiful botanical gardens, good nightlife, and the striking Akureyrarkirkja church.
The cabins at Laxhus are in a fantastic location for travelers who want to drive the Diamond Circle tourist route. Godafoss waterfall is only 24 miles (37 kilometers) away, while Lake Myvatn is 30 miles (47 kilometers) away. The most powerful waterfall in Europe, Dettifoss waterfall, is also within driving distance – it’s about 60 miles (100 kilometers) from Laxhus.
Facilities & Amenities
There are four cabins available to rent at Laxhus. Each is equipped with a private bathroom and a small kitchenette, which has a toaster and a microwave for heating up breakfast or a light dinner. The cabins sleep a maximum of two people, with a choice of one double bed or two single beds. Each unit has a flat-screen TV, and there’s free Wi-Fi available so you can stay connected.
The cabins are situated on a family-run farm, so guests can see sheep wandering around the grounds. The farm and the cabins themselves have breathtaking mountain views. Some cabins even have an outdoor terrace – the perfect spot for watching the northern lights or basking in the midnight sun!
The units are clean and cozy, and very private. This is a fantastic choice for couples in search of romance. The cabins are all soundproofed, and there’s good heating to keep you warm if you’re traveling in the winter months.
Why Choose Laxhus?
The cabins at Laxhus are an ideal choice of accommodation for couples or pairs of travelers exploring the Diamond Circle in North Iceland. Guests can enjoy stunning views and a cozy atmosphere in their own private and secluded cabin. Enter your preferred dates to see what’s available and to book your stay.