Two cottages with double beds that sleep two (15 m2 / 161.5 ft2) and a bathroom with shower. Linen and cleaning included in the price.
A small kitchenette with microwave, a hot plate, fridge, toaster and a coffee maker. Free Wi-Fi.
The cottages are self-catered although you can order breakfast in advance. In Hvolsvöllur town, only 8 minutes drive from Dægra you will find a grocery store and a wide selection of restaurants, Eldstó restaurant, Midgard adventures, Katla Mathús, Hlíðarendi, Björk and a pizzeria.
Service and recreation
In Hvolsvöllur you will find a bank, a post office, a tourist information center, restaurants, shops, a pharmacy, a health care center, a fully equipped sports center, a swimming pool, car services, a rescue team, gas stations and other businesses and public services in Hvolsvöllur. The bus to Þórsmörk stops in Hvolsvöllur as well as the official bus routes (Strætó) no. 51 and 52.
Dægra cottages are located in an area where nature lovers, outdoor types and history enthusiasts will have a lot to choose from and ideally located for day tours to most of the attractions in the south coast of Iceland.
We recommend you check the following link https://www.south.is/en where you will find information on numerous places whether you are into nature, outdoor activities, history and culture or something else.
In the vicinity
It is difficult to differentiate between places nearby as so many natural pearls are close by such as Þórsmörk, Landmannalaugar, Reynisfjara, Dyrhólaey, Fjaðrárgljúfur, Skaftafell, Þingvellir, Gullfoss, Geysir, Skálholt and Westman Islands. Hvolsvöllur and Dægra are within Katla UNESCO global geopark, for further information see http://www.katlageopark.com/.
In Hvolsvöllur you will find the Lava Center which was opened in June 2017, an interactive, high-tech educational exhibition depicting volcanic activity, earthquakes and the creation of Iceland over millions of years. Njál's Saga Centre which is fitting since all around town is the scene of action for one of the most famous Icelandic Saga.
Day tours and nature experience. Dægra cottages are ideally located for several day tours around the south coast of Iceland, into Þórsmörk and Landmannalaugar beautiful natural pearls, Drumbabót, Eyjafjallajökull, Hekla area, Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss two of the most beautiful waterfalls in Iceland, Landeyjahöfn from where the ferry towards Westman Islands has daily departures and also Þingvellir, Jökulsárlón, Skaftafell and many more.
For those that are more into history you also have a lot to choose from such as Keldur, Skálholt, Íslenski bærinn, Eldheimar in Westman Islands and many more.
Hosts: Elín Margrét Hjelm and Ágústa R. Jónsdóttir