Storaborg Holiday Home
Storaborg Holiday Home is a cozy cottage with a hot tub near the scenic town of Borgarnes that is open all year round. The cabin is perfect for groups who want to explore the cultural and natural sites of West Iceland, including the Snaefellsnes Peninsula, and for winter travelers who want to see the northern lights away from the city.
Location & Nearby
Storaborg Holiday Home is located in West Iceland, home to a fantastic array of natural and diverse sites, 53 miles (85 kilometers) from Reykjavik.
The cottage sits outside the busy towns and villages of the region, allowing you an escape from the big crowds. Its location away from the city lights also allows for better viewing of the northern lights, especially in winter—just the perfect combination for a relaxing viewing experience.
The nearest town to Storaborg Holiday Home is Borgarnes, 7.8 miles (10.9 kilometers) away. It has two grocery stores, Netto and Bonus, where you can shop and refill your supplies. Borgarnes also has a restaurant serving a daily buffet and traditional Icelandic dishes such as mashed fish and lamb.
Two places you should not miss when you visit Borgarnes are its two museums, the Settlement Center and Center for Puppet Arts. The former highlights Iceland's cultural heritage with exhibitions on the Settlement Era and the Saga of Egil, and the latter reveals Iceland's quirky culture.
Further west of the cottage, 60 miles (97 kilometers) away, is Snaefellsnes, a peninsula stretching from West Iceland. The Snaefellsnes Peninsula earned the nickname "Iceland in miniature" due to its diverse natural features, with volcanoes, glaciers, basalt cliffs, mountains, and waterfalls.
The most famous features here are Snaefellsjokull volcano and Kirkjufell mountain. Snaefellsjokull provides the setting for Jules Verne's novel, "Journey to the Center of the Earth," while, Kirkjufell mountain featured in the Game of Thrones TV show.
Facilities & Amenities
Storaborg Holiday Home's location offers a fantastic view of nearby mountains, with a beautiful garden view just outside the cottage. You'll also find an outdoor hot tub, allowing you a relaxing dip while surrounded by natural beauty.
Storaborg Holiday Home has three comfortable bedrooms that can accommodate up to six people. Travelers and families can choose to sleep on bunk beds or large double beds.
Meanwhile, its private bathroom has a shower, a spa bath, and a hairdryer.
Furthermore, the accommodation has a fully equipped kitchen giving you the freedom to cook. Moreover, in case you'd like to have a barbecue party, there are barbecue facilities you can use.
Apart from the beautiful scenery around Storaborg Holiday Home, you can also do fun activities while in the area. The accommodation has a playground with a trampoline for families traveling with kids. You can also do more exciting activities such as horseback riding or fishing for an extra fee.
Wi-Fi is free and travelers with cars can park on a street parking.
Why Choose Storaborg Holiday Home?
Storaborg Holiday Home's location is the perfect place for your West Iceland exploration, starting with the Snaefellsnes Peninsula. At the same time, its remote location is ideal if you want to see nature at its best, including the northern lights.
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