RVK Horizon



RVK Horizon

RVK HoriZon is a unique located beautiful ocean front “country side home in the city” within 20 minutes drive to downtown Reykjavik. The house is fully furnished and with all the comfort needed. The house is situated on the tip of a narrow peninsula surrounded with ocean and magnificent view in all directions. Perfect location for Northern Light spotting in the winter. Vivid birdlife with nesting grounds for 25 species and regular sightings of over 40. A true nature & birdwatchers paradise. Minimum stay 2 nights. Open all year.

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Amentities

  • Apartment
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Cooking facilities
  • TV
  • Laundry facilities
  • Dishwasher
  • Playground for children
  • Walking / Hiking trails
  • Ocean view

In the area

  • Golf
  • Bessastaðir the Presidential residence
  • Reykjavík 12 km
  • Rich birdlife
  • Hafnarfjörður 6 km
  • Restaurants Hafnarfjörður 8 km 
  • Horse rental 8 km 
  • Swimming pool in Álftanes

Accommodation

The house is fully furnished, with all the comfort needed and fits 6 people perfectly. The house is well organised and cozy. The living room is on the ground floor approx 30m2, one 12 m2 bedroom is also on the ground floor with wardrobe and comfortable 150cm queen size bed. The loft is approx 20m2 with one 120cm electric bed and 3x90cm beds. Crip available. Ready made beds and towels are included. It has a fully equipped kitchen and laundry room with all appliances and utensils. Hardwood floors, heated tile floors in the bathroom, kitchen and laundry room. TV, DVD, Wireless Internet, Radio, CD player and LP/Record player.  It can also be rented in conjunction with Hliðsnes´ house which is next door and also sleeps six people.

Minimum stay 2 nights.


Board

The nearest grocery stores and restaurants are in the town of Hafnarfjörður (8 km / 5 mi).


Service and recreation

The view in all directions is magnificent and walking around in this small peninsula is great for nature and bird watch exploring. this location is great for northern light & sunset spotting. Sometimes seals show up on the shore and they are beautiful and fun to watch. Playground for children, and there are beautiful hiking trails in the surroundings. RVK Horizon is just a 10-minute drive to the nearest shops and a 20-minute drive to downtown Reykjavík. The fantastic Álftaneslaug geothermal swimming pool, with a large water slide, hot tubs, sauna and steam bath, just 5 minutes away by car or 30 minutes on foot. Also there are good 18-hole golf courses nearby in Hafnarfjörður, Garðabær and Reykjavík. 


Tranquillity in the capital area and sightseeing around southwest Iceland

Hliðsnes is an ideal place for anyone who wants to spend a few days enjoying Reykjavík’s attractions but would prefer to stay a little bit outside the hustle and bustle of the city. It is situated on the tip of a narrow peninsula with the ocean on one side and an ocean connected pond on the other. There is a fantastic view in all directions and vivid birdlife with nesting grounds for 25 species and regular sightings of over 40 species. A birdwatchers paradise. There is a beachfront, large empty fields and a playground for children. Nice walks. Aurora Borealis (Northern lights) and starry skies in the wintertime. It’s also an excellent base for sightseeing tours around southwest Iceland and day tours around Reykjanes peninsula, with attractions including the world famous Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa, the town of Grindavík, and from there along the south coast of the peninsula to Krýsuvík. It is also less than an hour’s drive to Þingvellir NationalPark and 1.5 hours to Gullfoss waterfall and the Geysir geothermal area, all must-sees for any visitor to Iceland.

Host: Vignir Skúlason

 

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