If you want to get to know the Icelandic horse while travelling in Iceland you have come to the right place. Skeiðvellir is a family run horse breeding and training farm which is home to around 100 horses. They offer a unique chance to get to know their remarkable icelandic horses and explore the beautiful landscape on horseback.
Laugaland is only 15 km away from the hotel. Wonderful country swimming pool with everything that a family needs after an amazing day. Hot tubs, water slide and a pool. Winter openings from 1. October Mondays to Wednesdays from 19:00 – 21:30 Thursdays 16:00 – 20:00 Saturdays 14:00 – 17:00 Closed Fridays and Sundays.
In proximity of the hotel, you will find Thjorsardalur. A valley quite flat but full of different lava formations after repeated eruptions of Mount Hekla. The magical Gjain is worth seeing, combined together from small waterfalls and underground lava water, that create this beutiful basis Gjain.
Mount Hekla is approximately 50 km from the hotel. Mount Hekla is among the most active volcanos in Iceland with more than 20 eruptions since 874. Hekla is a popular destination for hikers. The trail leads most of the way to the summit, and takes about 3 to 4 hours to walk.
Landmannalaugar is one of the hidden pearls of Iceland, a truly magical place. The People´s Pool, as it’s often called, is one of our most popular tourist attractions in Iceland. Here you can see extraordinary nature with breath taking colorful mountains in all directions. Many hiking trails are around the area for a perfect day hike.
A short drive from Landhotel you can visit Fljotshlid, where you can take a fantastic 2 hour walk to the top of this beutiful mountain. The view at the top is breathtaking, you can see Eyjafjallajokull , Emstrur, and Godalandjokull along with our most beutiful camping site Thorsmork and Basar.