Holaskjol: Cabin 2
Discover the rugged natural beauty of South Iceland with a stay at Holaskjol: Cabin 2. This rustic, cozy accommodation is ideal for those who like to get off the beaten track and explore the great outdoors.
Location & Nearby
Holaskjol: Cabin 2 enjoys a peaceful location in Lamskardsholar, surrounded by Icelandic nature. The accommodation is situated by an old lava field created during the eruption of Eldgja from around 934 to 940 AD.
A short walk up the lava field will take you to a beautiful waterfall. The waterfall doesn’t have an official name, but many call it Silfurfoss or Litli-Gullfoss. If you want to go further afield, there are many other hiking trails in the area for you to explore on foot.
If you prefer cycling, you’ll also find trails here suitable for bicycles.
Around 3.4 miles from the cabin (5.5 kilometers), you’ll find Eldgja volcanic canyon, the largest in the world. It is about 25 miles (40 kilometers) long and is approximately 1,969 feet (600 meters wide) at its widest point.
At Eldgja, you’ll find Ofaerufoss, a two-stream waterfall that flows from the river Ofaera. You can hike to this waterfall. You can also visit the Lakagigar craters, formed in an eruption in 1783. There are 25 dramatic craters in a row surrounded by lava.
Facilities & Amenities
Accommodating up to four people, Holaskjol: Cabin 2 is ideal for families or groups of friends traveling together. You can choose whether to bring your sleeping bags, or bed linen can be provided to save you room in your luggage.
Inside the cabin is a kitchenette with a fridge, hob, and kettle. There is everything you need here to prepare basic meals and enough tableware for four people to use.
If you’re visiting during summer, a charcoal barbecue is also available for al fresco dining. Sit in the garden or terrace and enjoy the incredible mountain and river views.
In winter, use this space to seek out the northern lights.
There is a toilet inside the cabin as well. Guests also have access to shared shower facilities outside the house in a separate hut.
Wi-Fi is available throughout the cabin, so you can check your emails, update your social media channels, or catch up on some work during your stay.
Why Choose Holaskjol: Cabin 2?
Holaskjol: Cabin 2 offers basic but comfortable accommodation in beautiful surroundings. It has an ideal location for your explorations of South Iceland and the stunning nature that this region is home to.
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