Galtalækur 2 Cottages and fishing in Iceland
Galtalækur 2 Cottages and fishing in Iceland
Galtalækur 2 Cottages and fishing in Iceland
Galtalækur 2 Cottages and fishing in Iceland
Galtalækur 2 Cottages and fishing in Iceland
Galtalækur 2 Cottages and fishing in Iceland
Galtalækur 2 Cottages and fishing in Iceland
Galtalækur 2 Cottages and fishing in Iceland

Accommodation

Galtalækur 2 is a farmstead in South Iceland offering accommodation services. Operating the year round, it offers a pleasant stay in a great location at affordable rates.

  • Accommodation in 5 cottages for approx. 28 people.
  • Each cottage features a small kitchen, WC, hot and cold water.
  • Sleeping-bag accommodation is offered.
  • Breakfast is served in the farmhouse if requested.
  • Campsite offering sanitary facilities, shower and electricity.
  • Spacious grassy area well-sheltered by trees and vegetation.
  • Also ideal for small groups, as there is a pavilion on the site for family get-togethers etc.

Galtalækur 2 is ideally located for day trips to many of the main sights in South Iceland. The majestic Mt Hekla is one of its closest neighbours. You can drive up to Hekla and go hiking from the parking area. The popular Landmannahellir and Landmannalaugar are also on the route to Hekla. Note that you will need a four-wheel drive vehicle for these trips. Optionally taxi round trips can easily be arranged for these ventures. Daily bus trips are scheduled in the summer. Please take care not to drive onto closed roads and trails.

North of Galtalækur 2 is Mt Búrfell, alongside which runs the river Þjórsá. The main sights around Búrfell are Þjófafoss, Tröllkonuhlaup, Hjálparfoss, Þjóðveldisbærinn and the Búrfell Hydropower Station. The Háifoss waterfall is also nearby.

The towns Hella and Hvolsvöllur are about an 40-60 minutes? drive south of Galtalækur 2. These towns offer additional services and activities such as grocery shopping, ATM?s, nice swimming pools, museums etc. The volcano Eyjafjallajökull towers over the neighbourhood and the beautiful waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss are in the vicinity, right by the highway.

Please note
Pets are not allowed in cottages.
Roaming is not allowed for pets.

We welcome you.
Please enjoy your stay at Galtalækur 2 and get home safely.

If more information is required, please contact:
+354 861 6528 (mobile) or +354 487 6528
You can also send an e-mail: gl2@simnet.is