The Ormurinn Cottages are a set of spectacular log cabins on the edge of Lake Lagarfljot in east Iceland. Anyone looking for a rustic escape with unbelievable nature views should ensure they book their stay here.
Location & Nearby
The Ormurinn Cottages line the edge of Lake Lagarfljot, a lake steeped in fascinating folklore. On the other side of it, just seven minutes’ drive away, is the capital of east Iceland, Egilsstadir. Here, you can stock up on groceries and find a wealth of other services, and explore attractions such as Hallormstadaskogar, the country’s largest forest.
The cottages are also just a 40-minute walk from a serene geothermal spa, the Vok Baths.
Travellers to east Iceland, regardless of whether they are visiting the region exclusively or on a Ring Road adventure, will find the Ormurinn Cottages a fantastic base from which to explore the Eastfjords. This coastal area is one of the country’s most remote and breathtaking, with unmatched views and a wealth of wildlife.
Specifically, you can reach fjords such as Seydisfjordur, Eskifjordur and Borgarfjordur Eystri in half an hour, 45 minutes and an hour respectively.
Facilities & Amenities
The Ormurinn Cottages have one main bedroom, a sofa bed in the cosy living space, a small kitchenette for self-catering, and a bathroom with a shower. Though small, their sloping ceilings and wooden decor provide a wonderfully welcoming ambience. Smaller cottages can accommodate three adults and a child, whereas the larger ones can accommodate an extra guest.
All the cottages have a terrace overlooking the lake with barbecue facilities. Furthermore, all have access to free Wifi.
Each cabin is spaced a fair distance from the others, allowing for an ideal sense of seclusion and privacy that so many come to Iceland seeking.
Why Choose Ormurinn Cottages?
The Ormurinn Cottages should be considered by any looking for a rustic experience amongst Iceland’s gorgeous nature. Check availability by choosing a date.