• Retreat Hotel Gaze at the famous Blue Lagoon from its brand-new luxe accommodations.
  • Deplar Farm Iceland's A-list hideout in a remote valley with salmon fishing, heli-skiing and more.
  • Hótel Egilsen Quaint town living in serenely appointed rooms in sweet Stykkishólmur.
  • Magma Hotel Stay in your own turf-roofed chalet decked out with all the mod cons.
  • Icelandair Hotel Reykjavík Marina Natural materials and chic design combine at this harbourfront favourite.

Miles-From-Anywhere Retreats


  • Dalvík HI Hostel Cool design and friendly owners make this one of the best hostels in Iceland.
  • Hafaldan Old Hospital Hostel Sip coffee in the broad-windowed dining area while watching the weather move across the fjord.
  • Akureyri Backpackers Hip, central and happening, this is the place to be in Akureyri.
  • Loft Hostel Perfectly positioned for Reykjavík's killer nightlife, Loft also has a bar of its own.