Destination guide

Head to the adventurous city of Seltjarnarnes

The northern lights and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Seltjarnarnes. This city's cheese shops, cycling and coffee shops attract many visitors, as does its relaxing and welcoming location. Hallgrimskirkja and National Museum of Iceland are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Seltjarnarnes

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Seltjarnarnes a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Vesturbaejarlaug Swimming Pool (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Sundhollin (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Laugardalslaug Geothermal Pool (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Reykjavik Park and Zoo (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Ishestar Riding Tours (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Kopavogur and Gardabaer Golf Club (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Seltjarnarnes

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Seltjarnarnes is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Reykjavik Pond (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Oskjuhlid Hill (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Grasagardur Botanical Garden (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Elf Garden (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Hellisgerdi Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Seltjarnarnes

Fly into Reykjavik (RKV-Reykjavik Domestic), the closest airport, located 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Reykjavik (KEF-Keflavik Intl.), which is 21.6 mi (34.7 km) away.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Seltjarnarnes?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Seltjarnarnes:

  • Downtown: 231 holiday homes
  • Norðurmýri: 165 holiday homes
  • Old West Side: 143 holiday homes
  • Reykjavík 101: 255 holiday homes
  • Teigar: 35 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Seltjarnarnes?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Seltjarnarnes. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Grotta Lighthouse: 398 holiday lettings
  • Museum of Medical History (Nesstofa): 398 holiday lettings
  • Reykjavik Harbour: 306 holiday lettings
  • Solfar: 397 holiday lettings
  • Reykjavik Park and Zoo: 399 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Seltjarnarnes listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Seltjarnarnes?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 62 Houses in Seltjarnarnes. Our other popular types of Seltjarnarnes holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 268 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 5 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Seltjarnarnes?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 49 holiday homes with pool available in Seltjarnarnes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.