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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Reykjavik, Iceland your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for a fun vacation in the far north of Europe should pay a visit to Reykjavik in Iceland. Although not thought of as a popular tourist destination, Iceland has many fantastic surprises to provide a fantastic vacation. Visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas and apartments.

Things to do on holiday to Reykjavik, Iceland

The winter season offers some good skiing for holidaymakers with three ski areas close to Reykjavik. The lake freezes over in the winter and encourages people to go ice skating although there is also a skating hall in the city too. The summer also offers many activities including hiking, cycling and horse riding.

Swimming in the hot pools is very popular here with the Nauthólsvík Geothermal Beach especially popular as sand has been imported from North Africa. Various boat trips are available to provide tourists the chance to see whales, puffins and other marine life. Some 10 kilometres from the city is an 18-hole golf course.

Reykjavik has several bars, cafes and restaurants with a variety of dining options including plenty of Scandinavian dishes and other international cuisine too. A selection of shops and supermarkets can be found here with a few places for self catering holidaymakers to purchase food and drink. Tourists will also find stores selling gifts and souvenirs in the city.

Places to visit on holiday to Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik is blessed with many fantastic places to visit including museums, buildings and natural features. Museums here include the Art Museum, the Museum of Photography and the Vikin Maritime Museum. There are several art galleries here too including the ASi Art Museum, Kling & Bang and the National Gallery of Iceland. Visitors may like to see some interesting old buildings in the city with some of the oldest houses lining Ingólfstorg square.

Another interesting piece of architecture to be found here is Fríkirkjan í Reykjavík, which is a church. The Asmundur Sveinsson Sculpture Garden is well worth a visit too as is the Botanic Gardens, which houses over 5,000 species of subarctic plants. A visit to Iceland would not be complete with visit to the natural springs and the Volcano Show. Walking and boat tours are also available to give visitors a good trip around the city.

Weather in Reykjavik, Iceland

The mildest time of the year in Reykjavik is July and August when the average high temperature is approximately 13 degrees centigrade. The coldest month of the year is January when the average minimum temperature is approximately -3 degrees centigrade. Precipitation is quite evenly spread throughout the year. October is usually the wettest with an average of 85mm of rainfall spread over 14.5 days.

Travel to Reykjavik, Iceland

Keflavik International Airport (KEF) is approximately 50 kilometres from Reykjavik. Flights arrive here from various international airports including Amsterdam (AMS), Berlin-Tegel (TXL), London-Gatwick (LGW), London-Heathrow (LHW), New York (JFK), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Stockholm-Arlanda (ARN), Toronto-Pearson (YYZ) and Vienna (VIE) amongst others. Several car hire firms are located at the airport including Avis, Budget, Car Rentals, Europcar and Hertz.

Exceptional! 5/5
(11 reviews)
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  • 1 BA
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Apartment #4358557
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
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Apartment #3572398
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Excellent! 4.6/5
(74 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
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Apartment #412243
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Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(25 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Multiple rentals Apartment #1703579
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Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(13 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Townhome #3850353
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Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(11 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Apartment #4021898
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Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(18 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Multiple rentals Apartment #6799203
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Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(26 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #3009075
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Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(9 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Apartment #51869
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Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(42 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #355577vb
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Exceptional! 5/5
(24 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Apartment #3005215
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  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Multiple rentals Apartment #6799203
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Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(42 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #362094
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Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(15 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #3864838
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Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(24 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Multiple rentals Apartment #1703579
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Exceptional! 5/5
(22 reviews)
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Studio #3961960
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Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(20 reviews)
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Multiple rentals Apartment #99209
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Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(14 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Apartment #3736474
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Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(19 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #755112
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Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Apartment #3954612
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Excellent! 4.5/5
(30 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Apartment #3783481
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Excellent! 4.4/5
(19 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Apartment #51869
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Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(10 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #3904280
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Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(13 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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House #457410
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Viewed 74 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(8 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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Apartment #2585044
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Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(42 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Apartment #3669871
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Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(25 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Apartment #687336vb
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Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #920732vb
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
(39 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
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Apartment #160900
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Very Good! 4.1/5
(13 reviews)
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  • Studio
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Apartment #4267036
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Excellent! 4.5/5
(10 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #4311451
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Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6892346
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Excellent! 4.6/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
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Apartment #923224vb
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Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(14 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #4040142
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Exceptional! 5/5
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Apartment #6801480
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Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(13 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Apartment #710093vb
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Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
Good! 3.8/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Townhome #4440440
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Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(31 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1674842
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Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(12 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Apartment #6590483
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Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #4244543
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Very Good! 4.2/5
(30 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #3759783
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Viewed 48 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(24 reviews)
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  • 6 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 10
Multiple rentals Apartment #99209
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Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Studio #4095981
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Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #923194vb
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Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #4271660
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  • Studio
  • 1 BA
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Apartment #4166806
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Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(8 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6787510
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #4332655
Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #4168558
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Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Condo #4021888
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Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
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Reykjavík Holiday Apartments & Homes (300+)

 

Recent Reviews

Very enjoyable stay

5 of 5
I had a 3 night stay in June with my parents. The apartment was flawless, and the owner was very helpful before and during our stay. The location of the flat was ideal, a short walk to the downtown area of Reykjavik.
  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

Perfect accommodation Host very helpful and welcoming flat exceeded my expectations.

5 of 5
Wonderful spacious period features very well equipped and comfortable good beds and bathroom. Brilliant location. We had marvellous time.
  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017