Kaldá-Lyngholt Holiday Homes

Kaldá-Lyngholt Holiday Homes

Lovely cottages in the beautiful Fljótsdalshérað region, 10 km east of Egilsstaðir. The cottages are located by Road 95, a short distance from Vallanes Farm and Lagarfljót River. Charming and cosy cottages with a veranda. The area is ideal for hiking and birdwatching and the cottages are ideally located for exploring the area to Borgarfjörður-Eystri and the northern part of the Eastfjords. Open all year.

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  • Cottage
  • Hot tub
  • Sauna / Spa
  • Cooking facilities
  • TV in rooms
  • Golf course nearby

In the area

Egilsstaðir 9 km
Hallormsstaðaskógur Forest 18 km
Hengifoss Waterfall 27 km
Skriðuklaustur 32 km
Seyðisfjörður 37 km


Three cottages. Each one has a small double bedroom, a sitting area with a sofa bed, TV and DVD player. A well-equipped kitchenette and bathroom with a shower (toiletries included). Veranda.


Each cottage as a kitchenette (pots, pans, pizza oven, freezer, toaster, sandwich grill, gas barbecue, and electric kettle). Guests have the option to buy breakfast. Please note that breakfast needs to be booked in advance. The nearest supermarket is in Egilsstaðir (9 km). The nearest restaurants are in Egilsstaðir, Hotel Hallormsstaður and Skriðuklaustur. On Vallanes Farm you will find a store where you can buy organic food and health goods grown and made by the farmers (open Mon-Fri. from April to Oct.)

Service and recreation

There is a common hot tub and a sauna by the cottages; guests reserve time when they book their stay or when they arrive. During the summer Útnyrðingsstaðir (4 km) offers horse riding tours (1-2 hours). The nearest swimming pool is in Egilsstaðir (10 km) and there you will find all sorts of service and recreation. In Ekkjufell (12.5 km) you will find a 9-hole golf course, par 35. Egilsstaðir domestic airport is 1 hour-drive away and Seyðisfjörður port, where the Norröna ferry ports is 37 km away.

Interesting places in the area

Guests at Kaldá-Lyngholt have various options for hiking and you can get a hiking map in the information centre in Egilsstaðir. There are many places of interest in the surrounding area like Hallormsstaður Forest and Atlavík Cove, a recreation paradise for the whole family, and the beautiful Hengifoss Waterfall (Iceland’s third highest waterfall). We also recommend a visit to Skriðuklaustur culture and information centre.

Day tours through the past and present time

The fjords south of Fljótsdalshérað are an enchanting world waiting to be explored. Seyðisfjörður (37 km) is a pretty village under steep mountains, the road through Fagridalur Valley leads you to Reyðarfjörður (44 km) and from there you’ll only have to drive 15 km to reach Eskifjörður. Both are very traditional Icelandic fishing villages with interesting museums. From Reyðarfjörður you can drive through a tunnel to Fáskrúðsfjörður (17 km), a small village in a stunning fjord where you will find a unique museum depicting the story of and artefacts from French sailors who set base there in the 18th century.

Borgarfjörður Eystri, Stórurð boulders

Borgafjörður Eystri (78 km) is a charming place, known for exceptional beauty and mountainous setting. A marked hiking trail leads to Stórurð Boulders, one of Iceland’s most stunning wonders. A visit to this fjord by the outernmost ocean is an unforgettable experience.


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