Destination guide

Travel to scenic Selfoss

The waterfalls, northern lights and countryside are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Selfoss. Travellers especially like the hiking, horse riding and chocolate shops in this scenic and welcoming city. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Selfoss

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Selfoss a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Urridafoss Waterfall (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Hella Golf Course (16.1 mi / 25.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Selfoss

Selfoss is famous for its northern light views and pristine countryside. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Selfoss. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Thingvellir National Park (24.5 mi / 39.5 km)
  • Geysir Hot Springs (25.2 mi / 40.6 km)
  • Urridafoss Waterfall (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Geothermal park (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Reykjadalur Valley (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Almannagja (24.5 mi / 39.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Selfoss

The nearest airport is in Reykjavik (RKV-Reykjavik Domestic), located 39.2 mi (63.2 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Selfoss?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 231 holiday lettings around Selfoss. From 106 Houses to 73 Cabins, 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 are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Selfoss?

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

  • Kerid Crater: 178 holiday lettings
  • Selfoss Church: 129 holiday lettings
  • Nesjavellir: 205 holiday lettings
  • Thingvellir National Park: 106 holiday lettings
  • Geysir Hot Springs: 69 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Selfoss 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 Selfoss?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 106 Houses in Selfoss. Our other popular types of Selfoss holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 73 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 73 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 73 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Selfoss?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 34 holiday homes with pool available in Selfoss. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.