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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
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    • 1 BA
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    Apartment #4358557
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      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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      • 2 BR
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      Apartment #1087368
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        Excellent! 4.6/5
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        • 3 BR
        • 1 BA
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        Apartment #412243
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          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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          Apartment #3572398
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            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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            • 2 BR
            • 1 BA
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            Apartment #1399154
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              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
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              Apartment #3786463
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                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                • 1 BR
                • 1 BA
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                Multiple rentals Apartment #1703579
                28
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                  Excellent! 4.7/5
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                  • 1 BR
                  • 1 BA
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                  Apartment #4021898
                  13
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                    Exceptional! 5/5
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                    • 1 BR
                    • 1 BA
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                    Townhome #3850353
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                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
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                      House #3009075
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                      Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 6
                        Multiple rentals Apartment #6799203
                        20
                        Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                          • 2 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Separate Toilet
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                          Apartment #362094
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                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
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                            Apartment #4230979
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                            Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                              Excellent! 4.7/5
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                              • 1 BR
                              • 1 BA
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                              Multiple rentals Apartment #51869
                              10
                              Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                Exceptional! 5/5
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 1 BA
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                                Apartment #3864838
                                16
                                Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 1 BA
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                                  Multiple rentals Apartment #1703579
                                  25
                                  Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                    • 1 BA
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                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #99209
                                    21
                                    Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Exceptional! 5/5
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                                      Studio #3961960
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                                      Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 8
                                        Apartment #3736474
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                                        Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Exceptional! 5/5
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                                          • 3 BR
                                          • 2 BA
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                                          Apartment #3904280
                                          13
                                          Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
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                                            House #457410
                                            14
                                            Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Excellent! 4.5/5
                                              (32 reviews)
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                                              • 1 BR
                                              • 1 BA
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                                              Apartment #3783481
                                              32
                                              Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                (21 reviews)
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                                                • 4 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                Apartment #3888742
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                                                Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                  • 1 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                  Apartment #3954612
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                                                  Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                    Apartment #6560567
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                                                    Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                      • 1 BR
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                                                      Multiple rentals Apartment #51869
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                                                      Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Very Good! 4.2/5
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                                                        • 2 BR
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                                                        Apartment #2585044
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                                                        Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                          (37 reviews)
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                                                          • 1 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                          Apartment #3643404
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                                                          Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
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                                                            Apartment #687336vb
                                                            26
                                                            Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                              (22 reviews)
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                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                              Apartment #755112
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                                                              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                (40 reviews)
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                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                Apartment #160900
                                                                40
                                                                Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                  (10 reviews)
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                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  Apartment #920732vb
                                                                  10
                                                                  Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                    (43 reviews)
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                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                    Apartment #3669871
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                                                                    Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                      (14 reviews)
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                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                      Apartment #4311451
                                                                      14
                                                                      Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                        (6 reviews)
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                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                                        Apartment #6892346
                                                                        6
                                                                        Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Very Good! 4.1/5
                                                                          (16 reviews)
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                                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                                          Apartment #4267036
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                                                                          Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                            (15 reviews)
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                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            Apartment #4040142
                                                                            15
                                                                            Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                              (33 reviews)
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                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                              Apartment #1674842
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                                                                              Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                (6 reviews)
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                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                                Apartment #923224vb
                                                                                6
                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                                  Apartment #1930417
                                                                                  7
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                    (13 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 7
                                                                                    Apartment #710093vb
                                                                                    13
                                                                                    Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                      (14 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                                                      Studio #3952759
                                                                                      14
                                                                                      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                        (12 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Apartment #6801480
                                                                                        12
                                                                                        Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                          (20 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          Apartment #298340
                                                                                          20
                                                                                          Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Good! 3.8/5
                                                                                            (8 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                                                            Townhome #4440440
                                                                                            8
                                                                                            Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                              (8 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Apartment #4263939
                                                                                              8
                                                                                              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                                (7 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Studio #4095981
                                                                                                7
                                                                                                Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                  (7 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 3
                                                                                                  Studio #361135
                                                                                                  7
                                                                                                  Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                                                                    (30 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                    Apartment #3759783
                                                                                                    30
                                                                                                    Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Very Good! 4/5
                                                                                                      (5 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Apartment #4244543
                                                                                                      5

                                                                                                      Reykjavík Holiday Apartments & Homes (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      A lovely place to stay

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      A lovely, comfortable property. Felt very private and quiet. Good location in a quiet area but a relatively short walk into the centre of town. Everything is there that you may need. Thank you Agust and Hulda - we had a great stay.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      Clean spacious nice quiet location

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      Quiet spacious nice quiet location
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 03, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017