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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.

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Reykjavik Holiday Apartments & Homes (237)

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    Good! 3.8/5
    (5 reviews)
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    • 1 BA
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    Apartment #4267036
    5
    Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.8/5
      (18 reviews)
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      • 3 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 6
      Apartment #3962359
      18
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        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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        • Studio
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 4
        Apartment #3572398
        18
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          Exceptional! 5.0/5
          (34 reviews)
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          • 3 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 5
          Apartment #3669871
          34
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            Exceptional! 5.0/5
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            • 3 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 8
            Apartment #3736474
            7
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              Excellent! 4.7/5
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              • 3 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Sleeps 6
              House #1992367
              7
              Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                Exceptional! 5.0/5
                (6 reviews)
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                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 6
                Multiple rentals Apartment #6799203
                6
                Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
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                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 3
                  Multiple rentals Apartment #6799203
                  Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                    (14 reviews)
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                    • 3 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 8
                    Apartment #3005215
                    14
                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                      (51 reviews)
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                      • 1 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Apartment #258725
                      51
                      Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                        Exceptional! 5.0/5
                        (15 reviews)
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                        • 2 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Separate Toilet
                        • Sleeps 8
                        Apartment #4178755
                        15
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                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                          (13 reviews)
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                          • 1 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Apartment #755112
                          13
                          Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                            (8 reviews)
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                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Multiple rentals Apartment #51869
                            8
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                              Excellent! 4.4/5
                              (17 reviews)
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                              • 1 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Multiple rentals Apartment #51869
                              17
                              Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                Excellent! 4.6/5
                                (10 reviews)
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                                • 1 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Apartment #4021898
                                10
                                Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                  (5 reviews)
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  Apartment #4231316
                                  5
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
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                                    • Sleeps 9
                                    House #4266405
                                    2 Reviews
                                    Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Excellent! 4.5/5
                                      (26 reviews)
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                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      Apartment #3783481
                                      26
                                      Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                                        (67 reviews)
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                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 8
                                        Apartment #412243
                                        67
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                                          • 3 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 6
                                          Apartment #1095517
                                          1 Review
                                          Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 5
                                            Apartment #6509945
                                            1 Review
                                            Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Excellent! 4.6/5
                                              (13 reviews)
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 5
                                              Apartment #1746395
                                              13
                                              Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                • Studio
                                                • 1 BA
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                                                Studio #4267517
                                                Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                  (5 reviews)
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                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                  Condo #4021888
                                                  5
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                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
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                                                    • Sleeps 7
                                                    House #858532vb
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                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
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                                                      Apartment #3904280
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                                                        Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                        (8 reviews)
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        Apartment #3864838
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                          Apartment #4311451
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                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                            Apartment #1087368
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                                                            Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                              (18 reviews)
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 7
                                                              Apartment #687336vb
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                                                              Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                House #1761312
                                                                9
                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  Apartment #6560567
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                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                    (8 reviews)
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                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #1703579
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                                                                    Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Multiple rentals Apartment #1703579
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                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                                        Apartment #4244543
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                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                                          Apartment #4259925
                                                                          2 Reviews
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                                                                            • 1 BR
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                                                                            Apartment #418304
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                                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                                              Apartment #4299800
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                                                                                • 1 BR
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                                                                                Apartment #6775032
                                                                                1 Review
                                                                                Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                  (6 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                                                  Apartment #1807731
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                                                                                    Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                    (9 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                                    Apartment #1729018
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                                                                                    Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                      (17 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                      Apartment #298340
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                                                                                      Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                                                        Apartment #1516698
                                                                                        1 Review
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                          (12 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                                          Apartment #3888742
                                                                                          12
                                                                                          Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                            (47 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 5
                                                                                            Apartment #3786463
                                                                                            47
                                                                                            Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                              (5 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              Apartment #3993879
                                                                                              5
                                                                                              Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                                (5 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 7 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 16
                                                                                                Villa #1877022
                                                                                                5
                                                                                                Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                  (47 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  Apartment #1399154
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                                                                                                  Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Apartment #3954612
                                                                                                    11
                                                                                                    Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                                      (5 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Apartment #6801480
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      perfect location for our family

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The apartment was perfectly located for our stay in Iceland. We are a family of 5, including 3 teenagers. We fit comfortably in the apartment and enjoyed its amenities. There are 2 bedrooms and a pullout bed in the family room. The living area is spacious, the tv had netflix (which our children enjoyed) and the wifi was strong. My favorite part about the apartment was its location. It is located very close to both the Harpa and the main tourist street which contains several restaurants, coffee houses and even a grocery store. It is also less than a block from a wonderful bakery where we had breakfast every morning. We did not have a car and were able to walk everywhere we needed to go.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Nov 2016

                                                                                                      Amazing Property

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This was our first time to Iceland and we wanted a base that all of us (7 Adults and 2 children) could stay at together. The house was just perfect, very large with a bedroom each, very comfy and all the mod cons. It was a home from home. The kitchen area was very well equipped and the large dinning table allowed us to eat in style every night. It was lovely and warm and very clean. Very modern and attractive and the owner was amazing at giving us all the info you could need on the local area for eating, shopping and sights to see. We used her recommendations lots. We hired two cars to tour round the area and the drive was big enough for both vehicles. It also has an amazing hot tub outside that we used a few times (once in the snow). Was just perfect and I would highly recommend.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 23-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Nov 2016

                                                                                                      Great location

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      This apartment was great for our group of six. We could walk to many different restaurants, bars and shops in the area. It has a nice view of the waterfront and even the Harpa. The beds were comfortable and the little balconies were nice to sit out on. We even saw the Northern Lights from them one night! The kitchen was equipped with the basics which was enough for us to have a nice breakfast everyday at "home". Communication was quick ,and any question we had was answered quickly. The only drawback was the parking spot. We had rented a van and the parking spot is in a courtyard that has a tight turn to get into. There was also a big construction site across the street that had made the road a bit narrower, so that made it a challenge. Overall the apartment was great. Thanks so much!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 02-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016