Suður-Bár



Suður-Bár

Guesthouse at a farm by bay Grundarfjörður, centrally located on the northern Snæfellsnes peninsula, about 8 km (5 mi) from the diverse, yet small, town Grundarfjörður. This is an area rich with natural beauty and beautiful mountain and ocean views. Here you can enjoy hikes, golfing close to the guesthouse, riding tours, sea angling and whale watching. Snæfellsjökull National Park is close by. Try sea tours on Breiðafjörður fjord, and travel by ferry to island Flatey and on to the West Fjords. Minumum stay 2 nightsOpen all year. 

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Amentities

  • Shared bathroom with hand basin (Cat.II)
  • Private bathroom (Cat.III)
  • Family rooms 3+
  • Working farm
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet access
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Walking / Hiking trails
  • Open vouchers

In the area

  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Grundarfjörður 7 km
  • Restaurants and swimming pool in Grundarfjörður
  • Ólafsvík 30 km
  • Birdwatching tours and the ferry Baldur from Stykkishólmur 40 km
  • Snæfellsnes Glacier National Park 40 km
  • Borgarnes 102 km

Accommodation

Eight rooms for two to three people, some en-suite and some with a washbasin and access to a shared bathroom. The studio flat in a separate building by the guesthouse is ideal for four adults or two adults and two children, with a kitchenette, dining area and bathroom. Free Wi-Fi.

Minumum stay 2 nights all year.

 
Board

The dining room at the guesthouse, where breakfast is served, has a splendid fjord view. Head to town Grundarfjörður for diners and restaurants. Kitchenette in separate house.

 
Service and recreation

The farm rents out horses, and close by is a nine-hole par 72 golf course, Báravöllur.

Golf course length:
Yellow tee: 5,206 metres (5,693 yards)
Red tee: 4,392 metres (4,803 yards).

From the course, you have spectacular views over fjords Grundarfjörður and Breiðafjörður. Refreshments and light meals are sold at the clubhouse. Try some of the lovely hiking routes by the seaside, through the farmlands and the region. Head to town Grundarfjörður for some whale watching and sea angling, where you will also find the play area “Ólátagerði”. For birdwatching and island sailing, journey to Stykkishólmur (40 km / 25 mi). Grundarfjörður is the nearest town with shops, restaurants and a swimming pool (8 km / 5 mi).

 
A hiker’s paradise

Grundarfjörður is renowned for natural beauty and memorable mountains, such as the much-photographed Kirkjufell. Those who enjoy nature, recharging in the calm quiet of the outdoors, should have plenty to choose from, like climbing the mountain across from the fjord from Suður-Bár (Stöðin), walking around Kirkjufell, hiking on mountain Grábrók or marvelling at waterfall Grundarfoss. The History Centre in Grundarfjörður can provide you with maps and information about other good hikes and climbs in the area. A little further east, in Hraunsfjörður (14 km / 9 mi to the Berserkjahraunsvegur crossroads) you will find an oasis of tranquillity, for example at Árnabotn, where you can hike and enjoy the great outdoors during a lovely summer’s day.

 
Cured shark meat, a volcano museum and the magic of Breiðafjörður fjord

Town Stykkishólmur, a quaint and beautiful trade centre and fishing town, as well as the region’s largest town, is 40 km (25 mi) away from Suður-Bár. On the way, you can make detour to the Bjarnarhöfn Shark Museum (23 km / 14 mi), where the toughest will of course sample the infamous cured shark meat. In Stykkishólmur you will find an interesting district museum in the “Norwegian House”, the Volcano Museum, as well as an interesting museum about different variants of water found in Iceland’s nature. Sailing around the fjord’s islands is an unforgettable experience, where you can learn about the rich birdlife and sample freshly caught delicacies. Ferries sail regularly form Stykkishólmur, across Breiðafjörður and to the West Fjords.

 
Snæfellsjökull National Park

This national park is on the very edge of the Snæfellsnes peninsula, and about 40 km (25 mi) from Suður-Bár, along a beautiful route by the northern shore. This park is unmatched for beauty, where the ocean waves have carved out works of art in the cliffs. It also reminds us of hardships of the past centuries, where old fishing stations tell the tale of survival during the hardest of winters. Snæfellsjökull glacier watches over the park, shrouded in mystery and an almost tangible energy. Keep an eye out for the many marked hiking trails, and head to Hellnar to visit the local service centre. During the summer season, tour operators offer glacier trips on either snowmobiles or snowcats that depart from early in the morning and until late in the evening, under the glowing guard of the midnight sun.



Host:  Marteinn

Prices

The accommodation at Suður-Bár is available on request. Please fill out the booking request form to make a booking.

 
 Room type
 Summer 2017 
 1 May - 30 Sep 
  Winter 2017 - 2018 
 1 Oct - 30 Apr  
 Single room with shared bathroom and hand basin | Category II   €158 per room    €118 per room
 Single room with private bathroom | Category III  €197 per room  €148 per room
 Double or twin room with shared bathroom and hand basin | Category II   €196 per room  €128 per room
 Double or twin room with private bathroom | Category III   €258 per room  €158 per room
 Family room for 3 persons with shared bathroom and hand basin | Category II    €294 per room  €192 per room

Prices are per night.

 

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