Destination guide

The friendly city of Mosfellsbaer awaits you

The northern lights and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Mosfellsbaer. Travellers especially like the local tours, shopping and cheese shops in this welcoming and relaxing city. Hallgrimskirkja and Thingvellir National Park 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.


Sightseeing in and around Mosfellsbaer

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Mosfellsbaer a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Skalafell Ski Area (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Varmarlaug Swimming Pool (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Lagafellslaug (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Hlioavollur Golf Course (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Korpa Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Grafarholt Golf Course (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Mosfellsbaer

Travellers love Mosfellsbaer for its northern light views and magnificent mountain views. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mosfellsbaer is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Thingvellir National Park (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Alafoss Waterfall (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Ulfarsfell Mountain (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Grasagardur Botanical Garden (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Oskjuhlid Hill (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Mosfellsbaer

Fly into Reykjavik (RKV-Reykjavik Domestic), the closest airport, located 10.4 mi (16.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Reykjavik (KEF-Keflavik Intl.), which is 33 mi (53.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Mosfellsbaer?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 388 holiday lettings around Mosfellsbaer. From 49 houses to 292 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

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 Mosfellsbaer:

  • Hlíðar: 177 holiday homes
  • Miðborg: 206 holiday homes
  • Norðurmýri: 168 holiday homes
  • Heimar: 22 holiday homes
  • Teigar: 58 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 Mosfellsbaer? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mosfellsbaer. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lagafellslaug: 405 holiday lettings
  • Alafoss Waterfall: 413 holiday lettings
  • Varmarlaug Swimming Pool: 411 holiday lettings
  • Gljufrasteinn-Laxness Museum: 426 holiday lettings
  • Laxnes Museum: 418 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mosfellsbaer listed on 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 Mosfellsbaer?

Yes, of course. offers 49 Houses in Mosfellsbaer. Our other popular types of Mosfellsbaer holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 292 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 9 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 Mosfellsbaer?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 40 holiday homes with pool available in Mosfellsbaer. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.