A holiday rental home in the Southern Peninsula offers outdoor adventure and the chance to see amazing wildlife and spectacles of natures. Each home is well-appointed so you will have everything that you need to ensure a comfortable stay.
There are beaches on the Southern Peninsula, but most visitors are not going to venture into the icy waters to take a swim. Still, there is plenty of ocean related fun to be had. One very popular option is to participate in a whale watching expedition. This is a wonderful spot to see whales in their natural environment. There are many guided tours in the area including those that feature hiking or climbing. Take a beautiful coastal drive. Enjoy the scenery and do a bit of wildlife spotting. Bring your camera as there are absolutely amazing bits of scenery along the coast of the Southern Peninsula.
There are many fun and interesting sites and attractions to visit whilst on holiday to the Southern Peninsula. Not surprisingly, many of the most popular attractions involve nature. The lava fields provide a wonderful backdrop for a hike and for photography. Visitors to the Southern Peninsula can also see volcanoes, glaciers and take a dip in natural hot springs. Perhaps one of the biggest reasons that many choose to holiday to the Southern Peninsula is the opportunity to see the natural phenomenon known as the Northern Lights. The sky puts on a colourful light show that is truly amazing. This is truly a sight that you will not forget. There are organised Northern Lights tours that last from a few hours to a few days.
Winters are cold and summers are chilly, but then that is what one might expect when on holiday to the Southern Peninsula of Iceland. During the winter months, the average low temperatures are between -3° and -2° C and the highs are between 2° and 3° C. It warms up only slightly for the spring with average lows of 1° to 4° C and highs of 5° to 8° C. In the summer, the average low temperatures are between 7° and 8° C and the highs are between 11° and 13° C. There is some precipitation each month. The most occurs during the month of October and the least during the month of May.
The closest airport to the Southern Peninsula is Keflavik International Airport (KEF), which is about 10 km away. It is recommended that you have a car for use during your stay.