Austurey Cottages in Laugarvatn on The Golden Circle
Relax and unwind at a comfortable cottage overlooking Lake Apavatn near Iceland’s famous Golden Circle. Each cottage has room for two and a private bathroom with a shower.
Austurey Cottages are perfectly located to explore Southwest Iceland, go birdwatching or spend a while beside Lake Apavatn. This cosy, single-bedroom cottage gives you all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay, with unobstructed views of the volcano Hekla and Eyjafjallajökull glacier as you stay toast-warm on the heated veranda.
This detached cottage's secluded location gives you privacy and a laid-back vacation.
Staying at Austurey Cottage B
Austurey Cottage B is tastefully furnished like a cosy studio. Its pre-made double bed is comfortable and includes bed linen, while the compact bathroom has a toilet, shower, sink and hairdryer. Towels and toilet paper are provided. A fully-equipped kitchenette is perfect to whip up quick meals and includes a fridge, microwave, toaster, coffee machine and kettle. There is a cabinet with a cutting board, pots, pans and spoons to make cooking convenient. The cottage also includes tableware to complement the small, round table for two beside a window.
In the living area are a comfortable, two-seater sofa overlooked by a floor lamp. A flat-screen TV and complimentary WiFi offer indoor entertainment when you're not exploring the region.
Outside the cottage, just beside the private entrance, is a lovely porch with a barbecue grill and furniture for outdoor dining. The Northern Lights are often visible at night from this vantage point.
Austurey Cottages lie within the Golden Circle and in close proximity to Lake Laugarvatn and the town Reykholt. The town of Selfoss is a 44-minute drive away if you need to stock up on essentials or enjoy a bit of town life. The Kerid Crater and the Raufarhólshellir lava tunnel cave are also nearby and definitely deserve a place on your itinerary.
A tour Geysir, Strokkur, Thingvellir National Park and the Gullfoss waterfall, better known as the Golden Circle, is a 230-kilometre drive and is worthy of a day trip.
Fishing is a common activity here, and you can get a discount on your permit to fish in Lake Apavatn. If you don't have a fishing rod, you can borrow one free of charge.
This cosy cottage is the perfect spot to rusticate and enjoy South Iceland in all its untamed glory. From majestic, volcanic mountains, breathtaking waterfalls and serene lakes, you get a glimpse of everything Iceland has to offer, right from this cottage.
Book your stay at the popular Austurey Cottage while it is still available and start planning your trip to South Iceland and the Golden Circle!