Skip to content

Camping

Campgrounds can be found all around the Westfjords, near towns as well as in smaller areas. 

SjavarSmidjan
The Seaweed baths introduce a cosy blend of health and relaxation while enjoying a great view of the sea and countryside. At Sjávarsmidjan we welcome our guests to a traditional atmosphere in an old workshop that has been restored to preserve its characteristics. Our guests have the possibilities of combining both the seaweed baths and café or just simply relaxing over a cup of coffe and waffles with an intriguing view of Breiðafjörður. Guests also have the possibility to rent swimwear and towels, which makes it easier for anyone who passes by to drop in with out much notice.. The Café offers a simple menu with drinks and waffles alongside products from the nearby region and in connection with sea and seaweed.
Hotel Flókalundur
Hótel Flókalundur is a small family-run hotel in Vatnsfjörður, on the south coast of the Westfjords. The hotel was built in 1966 by the Local Region Association Barðstrendingafélagið, but prior to that, a restaurant was in operation on this location since 1961 and Vatnsfjörður has always been a popular visiting place for tourists in the area. Hotel Flokalundur has 27 single or double bedrooms and one suite. All rooms are equipped with a bathroom. All rooms are fully furnished and breakfast is included in the price. One room is accessible by wheelchair. A small Restaurant is located at Hotel Flokalundur and is open every day from 7:30 till  23:00 for all guests in the area. A Breakfast Buffet is served from 07:30 till 10:00. Lunch is served from 11:00 till 14:00 where the Meal of the Day is available, along with a menu of small dishes that can be ordered through the whole day. Dinner is served off the Dinner Menu from 18:00 till 21:00 with emphasis on fresh seafood, local game and other meat dishes. The Restaurants offers a selection of alcoholic beverages. The bar is open until 23:00. The Camping Site, with it’s beautiful view over the fjord, is situated close to the Hotel. On the Camping Site there is ample space for tents and camping trailers. There is access to electricity and in a Facility Hut there are WC, hot and cold water faucets, showers and facilities for dishwashing. The Camping Site is open from June 15th till September 10th. Next to the hotel we have a small fuel station (automatic pumps) and a minimarket that is open between 11:00 and 18:00 during the summer.
Tungudalur Camping Ground
The camp site is about 900 m away from Skutulsfjarðarbraut. Bunárfoss passing through the area and divide it into two parts, the second part is intended for campers, caravans and trailers and the other part is intended for tents. The area has good access to electricity, smooth surface and the area is very sheltered in. There are two service buildings. The upper house is the reception, toilets and showers. Lower house was built in 2011, is to find women and men grading, showers, bathrooms with shower deemed disabled and washing machine and dryer. There is also a kitchen with hob, microwave, toaster, pressure cookers and dining area.  There is also a playground for children.  Free wifi.    
Bolungarvik Campsite
The camp site of Bolungarvik is near the Bolungarvík swimming pool. A service house is attached to the camp site, where there is a dining room for guests of the camp site with cooking facilities. There is also laundry facilities in the service house with a washing machine and dryer and toilet and toilet facilities, but during the opening of the swimming pool you can also use the toilet and the bathroom. The camp site has electricity, outdoor cables and a coal grill.
Rauðsdalur
Rauðsdalur Guesthouse is a nice place in the southern Westfjords. We offer accommodation all year round in 12 rooms with shared bathroom facilities. There are cooking facilities for guests and a traditional Icelandic breakfast for those who request during summertime. We offer accommodation in made-up beds and also sleeping bag accommodation. Our guesthouse is conveniently located for passengers of Baldur, the Breidafjord ferry, as we are only within a 5km driving distance from the ferry docks in Brjánslæk. Below our farm is a unique sandy beach which is perfect for late summer night walks. At Rauðsdalur there is also traditional farming, primarily with sheep and cows. Rauðsdalur is located by road 62, 50km from Patreksfjörður and 85km from Látrabjarg. Two swimming pools are nearby - 6km to Krossholt and 10km to Flókalundur. Both places also have natural hot pots
Hotel Laugarholl
Ghosts, trolls and sorcerers To Icelanders the Strandir region is wrapped in an aura of mystery. According to lore it’s not only home to ghosts, elves and trolls, but many thought witchcraft was rampant here, used for both good and evil. Hotel Laugarholl is a peaceful and comfortable family-run country hotel located in the green and sparsely populated valley Bjarnarfjordur, perfectly situated for exploring the remote and beautiful wilderness of mysterious Strandir. We have single, double and triple rooms with private or shared facilities, a cosy living room with free internet access and a restaurant with special emphasis on fresh and tasty homemade local food as well as global cuisine. Next to the hotel you will find The Pool of Gvendur the good, a naturally warm geothermal outdoor swimming pool (32°C) and adjacent natural hot pool (42°C), perfect for relaxing after a long day on the road or hiking in the wilderness. The camping site is open from 1. June - 1. September From Reykjavik 258 km, from Stykkishólmur 190 km, from Ísafjörður 250 km, from Akureyri 360 km.
Flateyri Camping Ground
The town Flateyri is a typical Icelandic fishing village that has based its income and survival from the sea. In Flateyri travelers will find all the service they need. Swimming pool, sports hall, shopping and restaurants are all within 5 minutes walking distance from the camp site. The camp site is located right below the avalanche protection wall. The inner area of this wall situates a sheltered area for outdoor recreation and grilling facilities. From top of the Avalanche wall, the view is breathtaking over Flateyri and Önundarfjörður.
Urðartindur Travel Service
Urðartindur is a family run guesthouse and camping site in Norðurfjörður, in the Icelandic Westfjords. Occupying a stunning position amid fertile farmland at the head of the fjord of the same name, the views are dominated by the mountain Kálfatindar (646m) to the east. The Urdartindur camping site is located at Nordurfjordur. It has a spectacular view over the fjord and surrounding mountain ridges. Not far from the site you’ll find a sandy beach where you can listen to the sea while the kids play in the sand. Camping site rates 2016: Rates for adults: 1.200 Isk. kr.Rates for children: Free of charge. Opnunartími June 1st – September 15th
Tálknafjörður Swimming pool
Tálknafjörður swimming pool has to offer many activities. There is an 25 meter outdoor pool, two hot tubs, sauna, cold tub, baby pool and waterslide. There is also a lift for disabled people to assist in entering and exiting the pool. In the building you can find a gym. Next to the swimming pool is the towns campsite, which is open from 1st of June – 1st of September. On the campsite you can find kitchen around the clock, outside barbecue, toilets and showers. There is also a washing machine and a dryer available for small price. Everybody is always welcome, there is coffee on the house. Contact us: Telephone: 456-2639  Email: sundlaug@talknafjordur.is  Facebook homepage, please click here.  Winter openings: Monday - Friday: 08:00-20:00 Saturday and Sunday: 11:00-14:00 Summer openings: Every day: 09:00-21:00 Please note: We stop selling into the pool 30 minutes before closing. Kindly leave the pool 15 minutes before closing time.
Bíldudalur Camping Ground
In the town Bíldudalur is diverse activities. There is the unique Monster museum as well as the music museum. It is possible to take shorter and longer trips by boat, sailing or fishing. There are also many beautiful and interesting attractions close by such as the valley Selárdalur and the museum about Jón Sigurðsson in Hrafneyri. The beautiful nature offers many possibilities to go on your own but there are also many planned excursions close by. Attractions close by are for example the waterfall Dynjandi, a hot spring in the fjord Reykjafjörður, the beach Rauðisandur, the largest bird cliffs in europe Látrabjarg and much more.  Rates 2019 (in ISK):Adults (15 and older): 1.850 Children 15 years and younger: Free 3 night stay: 3.100 6 night stay: 6.050Week stay: 7.200  Electricity: 1.300 per dayWashing machine and dryer: 1.400 per load  Accommodation tax will be added to the price.
Patreksfjörður Camping Ground
The town Patreksfjörður has a good selection of restaurants and coffee houses plus retail stores and other services.  The sports center also has a swimming pool that has one of the best view in the country. The magnificent nature in the area offers many possibilities both on your own and also in planned excursions. A touirst informatione center is also in the area. Close by is the famous beach Rauðisandur where you can find some seals, the largest bird cliff in Europe Látrabjarg, the famous valley Selárdalur and one of the more beautiful waterfalls in Iceland Dynjandi. Rates 2019 (in ISK):Adults (15 and older):  1.850 Children 15 years and younger:  Free 3 night stay:  3.100 6 night stay:  6.050 Week stay:    7.200  Electricity:     1.300 per dayWashing machine and dryer:  1.000 per load  Accommodation tax will be added to the price.
Þingeyraroddi Camping Ground
The Þingeyri campground offers excellent facilities in a brand new, wheelchair acessible service building with a kitchen and showers. The campground also offers electriciti and lavatory disposal for motorhomes, as well as a beach volleyball court and a play area for children. Visitors can also access a washing machine and a dryer. The campground is located next to the swimming pool and sports hall where visitors can enjoy swimming, or simply relax in the hot pool or sauna. Those who are more actice can workout in the gym, use some of the numerous hiking routes in the area, rent a bike nearby or go for a horse riding tour.  Þingeyri and the neighboring area is also the home to a florishing cultural life with museums and cafés.  The town also has one hotel and a minimarket at the N1 petrol station. 
Hotel Heydalur
Hotel Heydalur is located in the beautiful valley of Heydalur, around 320 km from Reykjavík and 130 km from Ísafjörður. The hotel offers 59 beds in 19 rooms (all with private WC) as well as three summer cottages. The hotel restaurant is renowned for its delicious, local food which is served in the old barn. The hotel also operates a campsite (open from June 1 until the end of October) with warm showers, flushing toilets and ample electricity plugs for RVs and trailers. Heydalur has recently been nominated as the best bathing site in the Westfjords area.  Near the hotel you will find two outdoor, geothermal hot tubs, as well as a small pool inside a tropical greenhouse. On the other side of the river Heydalsá you will find yet another natural hot tub. The opportunities for recreation and activities are almost endless. The hotel has a playground for children and youth, but also offers guided kayaking and horse riding tours that are suitable for most people. There are numerous hiking routes available, birdwatching is excellent during summer and freshwater fishing is also possible. During winter, visitors can enjoy snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and, of course, the magic of the northern lights.  
Grettislaug
The historic Grettislaug geo-thermal pool, named after Grettir the Strong, gives you an opportunity to relax while surrounded by the ocean and a black sand beach. In Húsavík, you can unwind in hot seawater at GeoSea geothermal sea baths. While the warm sea works its miracles, you can enjoy the view of the mountain range to the west and Skjálfandi Bay beneath the cliffs, in close proximity to the Arctic Circle.  Opening hours:June 1st - August 31st: Weekdays: 14:00-22:00 Weekends: 10:00-22:00 September 1st - May 31st: (Closed Wednesdays)Weekdays: 16:00-20:00 Weekends: 14:00-18:00 Closed on Christmas, New Year, Good Friday and Easter. Other holidays, open for 4 hours.Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult.Campsite open all year round.

Other (13)

Hotel Bjarkalundur Reykhólasveit 380 Reykhólahreppur 5621900
Miðjanes Reykhólasveit 380 Reykhólahreppur 690-3825
Grunnavík Travel Service Grunnavík í Jökulfjörðum 401 Ísafjörður 456-4664
Hotel Reykjanes Reykjanes 401 Ísafjörður 456-4844
Reykjarfjörður Travel Service Hornstrandir 415 Bolungarvík 4567545
Súðavík Camping Ground Túngata 20 420 Súðavík 450-5900
Korpudalur HI Hostel Kirkjuból í Korpudal 425 Flateyri 4567808
Hnjótur Travel Hnjótur Örlygshöfn 451 Patreksfjörður 456-1591
Melanes camp site Melanes, Rauðasandi 451 Patreksfjörður 783-6600
Hotel Breiðavík at Látrabjarg Látrabjarg 451 Patreksfjörður 456-1575
Númi guesthouse Núpur 470 Þingeyri 844-0064
Hólmavík Camping Ground Jakobínutúni 510 Hólmavík 451-3560
Drangsnes camping site Aðalbraut 520 Drangsnes 844-8701