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Holidaymakers searching for holiday rentals in South Iceland also enquired about apartments in Reykjavik, cottages in Northwest Iceland and cottages in Iceland southern peninsula

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

Holidaymakers looking for somewhere different to travel to in the far north of Europe should pay a visit to South in Iceland. Although not thought of as a popular tourist destination, this part of Iceland has many fantastic things to do providing a fantastic vacation. Visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas and apartments.

Things to do on holiday to South, Iceland

The winter season offers some good skiing for holidaymakers in the south of the country with several ski areas to choose from. When the lakes freeze over visitors can try a spot of ice skating too. Outside the winter period there are many scenic areas for holidaymakers to go hiking, cycling and horse riding.

Swimming in the hot pools is a must when visiting the South with the Nauthólsvík Geothermal Beach near Reykjavik especially popular. Various boat trips are available to provide tourists the chance to see puffins, whales and other types of marine life. Approximately 10 kilometres from Reykjavik is a highly rated 18-hole golf course.

Several bars, cafes and restaurants can be found in this part of the country with a variety of dining options including plenty of seafood and Scandinavian dishes. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drink from grocery stores and supermarkets. Tourists will also find stores selling arts and crafts that make for good souvenirs and gifts.

Places to visit on holiday to South, Iceland

This part of Iceland has some great places to visit including Europe’s largest national park. Skaftatell National Park has wonderful peaks, glaciers, rivers and waterfalls and is a very popular destination for locals and tourists alike. Holidaymakers should also take a trip around the volcanic islands of Vestmannaeyjar. A ferry service provides daily connections to Þorlákshöfn on the mainland

A short drive will take visitors to the nation’s capital city, Reykjavik. There are many fantastic places to visit here including museums, buildings and natural features. Museums here include the Art Museum and the ASi Art Museum. The Botanic Gardens here 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.

Weather in South, Iceland

The mildest time of the year in the south of the country 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 South, Iceland

Keflavik International Airport (KEF) is approximately three kilometres west of Keflavik in south west Iceland and 50 kilometres from the capital city, 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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Exceptional! 5/5
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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Excellent! 4.7/5
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Multiple rentals Apartment #1703579
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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Excellent! 4.7/5
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Exceptional! 5/5
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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Excellent! 4.6/5
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Excellent! 4.5/5
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Excellent! 4.4/5
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Apartment #3005215
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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Excellent! 4.6/5
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
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Excellent! 4.7/5
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Excellent! 4.4/5
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
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Excellent! 4.7/5
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Exceptional! 5/5
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
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Exceptional! 5/5
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Villa #4143748
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
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House #4154429
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  • 4 BR
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House #2042295
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Exceptional! 5/5
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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House #3533304
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Exceptional! 5/5
(22 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
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Cottage #4159969
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House #2599196
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #4244543
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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