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Hotel Flatey is situated in the centre of the old village on Flatey, in the very heart of Breiðafjörður. The houses in the old centre are timber structures dating from the island's former times of prosperity, and most of them have been restored in their original style.

Hotel Flatey now offers 7 double/twin rooms, 2 family room (3 persons), 3 suites and 2 single rooms. In total 12 rooms with 23 beds. All rooms are with shared facilities. Breakfast is included in the price.

The hotel's dining room and guest rooms are in converted warehouses flanking the old market square. Guests can savour the unique ambience of the island in cosy and welcoming accommodation and enjoy choice food with a view over the village, the coastline and the nesting grounds of the arctic terns in Skansmýri.

Ghosts, trolls and sorcerers

To Icelanders the Strandir region is wrapped in an aura of mystery. According to lore it's not only home to ghosts, elves and trolls, but many thought witchcraft was rampant here, used for both good and evil.
Hotel Laugarholl is a peaceful and comfortable family-run country hotel located in the green and sparsely populated valley Bjarnarfjordur, perfectly situated for exploring the remote and beautiful wilderness of mysterious Strandir.

We have single, double and triple rooms with private or shared facilities, a cosy living room with free internet access and a restaurant with special emphasis on fresh and tasty homemade local food as well as global cuisine.

Next to the hotel you will find The Pool of Gvendur the good, a naturally warm geothermal outdoor swimming pool (32°C) and adjacent natural hot pool (42°C), perfect for relaxing after a long day on the road or hiking in the wilderness.

The camping site is open from 1. June - 1. September


From Reykjavik 258 km, from Stykkishólmur 190 km, from Ísafjörður 250 km, from Akureyri 360 km.

Products available: Smoked lamb.

Please contact for further information.

Dokkan is the Westfjords first and only brewery, that brews high class craft beer.

Our micro brewery is a small family business founded in Isafjorður in Octorber 2017 merely for the purpose to make local craft beer and the Westfjords really needed one. Then our first beer was made in the early summer of 2018. The brewery is located at Sindragata 11 and that's were all of our products are made.

The brewery welcomes guests at its location in Sindragata.

The Arctic Fox Centre is a non-profit research and exhibition center, focusing on the arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) - the only native terrestrial mammal in Iceland.

The Arctic Fox Centre was established on September 15th 2007 in Sudavik Westfjords. Founders were 42, mostly local people, tourist operators and municipalities in the Westfjords. All of which share their interest in the arctic foxes and believe in increasing ecotourism in Iceland. The idea of the Arctic Fox Centre comes from prof. Pall Hersteinsson, University of Iceland and he serves as a quality witness for the center.

The long term aim is to collect all available knowledge and material relevant to the arctic fox in past and presence.

We house an exhibition focusing on educating material:

  • About biology and history of the arctic foxes as a species.
  • About the war that has been waged between the man and the arctic fox, since the early settlement of humans in Iceland (1100 years).
  • About the status and specialities of the Arctic Foxes in Iceland and other regions of its distributional range.
  • About fox hunting as the oldest paid operation in Iceland, methods and materials, stories and descriptions.
  • About fox farming activities and it´s consequences for the wild population throughout the decades.

We emphasize on:

  • Participate in and promote research programs on Icelandic arctic fox populations, in collaboration with academic and research centers.
  • Participate in developing sustainable wildlife torism in Iceland, in collaboration with the authorities and other interested parties.
  • Stimulate development and manufacturing on handicraft and souvenirs, specialized for The Arctic Fox Center.

Open:

  • May 15 - Sept 30: 10:00-18:00
  • Oct 01 - May 14: Upon request

The Museum of Sorcery and Witchcraft was opened in the summer of year 2000 and attracts around 11 thousand guests every year.

The exhibition tells the story of the witchcraze in Iceland in the 17th century and how witchcraft is presented in our folklore. Guests will learn about certain witchcraft cases and about different witchcraft like necropants to gather money, find a thiefe and wake up the dead.

Location: Holmavik
Tel: (+354) 451-3525
galdrasyning@holmavik.is
www.galdrasyning.is

Open all year.
Summer hours: May 15th - September 3oth: 10:00-18:00
Winter hours: Oktober 1st - Mayl 15th: Mon-Fri 12:00-18, Sat & Sun 13:00-18:00

Accommodation in three rooms with a shared bathroom (2 wc 1 shower) in an old house built in 1912 as a priest's lodge. Surrounded by beautiful nature, ideal for hikes around the area.
In the same house you will find a café during the summertime, open between 12:30-17:00 o´clock.
We also produce and sell food from our own sheep farm.

The Environment Agency of Iceland's exhibition on the nature reserve Surtarbrandsgil (e. Lignite canyon) is on the bottom floor and is open daily from 10. June until 10. August. Exhibition on the fossils and lignite in Surtarbrandsgil, along with information about the settler Hrafna Flóki, who named our country Iceland.

In relation to the exhibitions opening hours, hikes to the canyon led by a land ranger are available during these times:
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 13:00.

Please note that hiking up the canyon is prohibited unless accompanied by a ranger. For further information, call 822-4080 or 831-9675.

Open: Daily 10-18 over the summer. At other seasons open upon request, tel. (+354) 456 1511.

Visit the local favourite, the CAFÉ at Sudureyri, at the heart of the town. It is a special place to be as it obtains its relaxed atmosphere and cozy environment not only from the people who work here, but also from the sum of historical parts and relicts it is made of.

Enjoy wonderful refreshments, surf the Internet, book your tour, buy local artwork and discover district relicts.

Dalakot is a small guesthouse in an old house that has hosted guests since the mid-20th century. In 2013 the young couple Anna Sigríður Grétarsdóttir and Pálmi Jóhannsson bought the guesthouse and gave it the name Dalakot. Since then they have worked hard on renovation of the house and the garden and they are still working.

The guesthouse has 9 rooms with accommodation for 19 people. They also have a small house by the beach that sleeps 6 people and is suitable for smaller groups or a family.

A restaurant and a bar is also located in the house where pizzas and hamburgers are the main dishes of the menu but also offers a few specials. Open daily from 12:00 to 21:00.

Please contact for prices and booking information.

Dalahyttur is a family run company and offers 9 rooms with accommodation
for up to 27 persons.

There are three 15m2
houses with facilities for up to 3 persons. Each house consists of sleeping
area with 90 cm beds, a kitchenette, dining area, a bathroom with a shower,
WiFi and car parking for each house.

We also have six 20m2 rooms
in three houses with accommodations for 3 persons in each room. Every room has
a separate entrance, 16 cm bed, 140 cm sofa bed, an en suite bathroom with
shower, armchair, coffee and tea, WiFi and free parking for each room.

Reception and a restaurant are located in a renovated Quonset house at
our premises. From the hut you can enjoy beautiful mountain view over three
valleys. In total darkness, late at night in the winter, it is nice to sit
inside or outside on the patio and watch the Aurora Borealis when they appear.

Dalahyttur is centrally located in the west part of Iceland and is well
suited for a few nights stay while enjoying day trips around West Iceland and
the southern part of the Westfjords.

For booking information, please contact us at:

Mobile: +354 869 8778

Email: gudrun@dalahyttur.is

Hótel Flókalundur is a small family-run hotel in Vatnsfjörður, on the south coast of the Westfjords. The hotel was built in 1966 by the Local Region Association Barðstrendingafélagið, but prior to that, a restaurant was in operation on this location since 1961 and Vatnsfjörður has always been a popular visiting place for tourists in the area.

Hotel Flokalundur has 27 single or double bedrooms and one suite. All rooms are equipped with a bathroom.

All rooms are fully furnished and breakfast is included in the price.

One room is accessible by wheelchair.

A small Restaurant is located at Hotel Flokalundur and is open every day from 7:30 till 23:00 for all guests in the area.

A Breakfast Buffet is served from 07:30 till 10:00.

Lunch is served from 11:00 till 14:00 where the Meal of the Day is available, along with a menu of small dishes that can be ordered through the whole day.

Dinner is served off the Dinner Menu from 18:00 till 21:00 with emphasis on fresh seafood, local game and other meat dishes. The Restaurants offers a selection of alcoholic beverages. The bar is open until 23:00.

The Camping Site, with it's beautiful view over the fjord, is situated close to the Hotel.

On the Camping Site there is ample space for tents and camping trailers.

There is access to electricity and in a Facility Hut there are WC, hot and cold water faucets, showers and facilities for dishwashing.

The Camping Site is open from June 15th till September 10th.

Next to the hotel we have a small fuel station (automatic pumps) and a minimarket that is open between 11:00 and 18:00 during the summer.

Stúkuhúsið café/restaurant has a great location in the middle of the town Patreksfjordur, right next to the pool.

The view from Stúkuhúsið is stunning, overlooking the fjord.

Available is soup of the day with freshly baked bread. Homemade cakes, espresso coffee and delicious local food.

For opening hours and further information, please visito our Facebook page or our website, www.stukuhusid.is.

Hotel Ísafjörður is a modern and comfortable hotel in the heart of Ísafjörður, the capital of the Westfjords with 36 double rooms. All the rooms are non-smoking and have private shower, TV, coffee/tea making facilities and free internet access. The hotel has a fully licenced restaurant with a fabulous view over the harbour where guests can enjoy a wide selection of seafood as well as other dishes. The hotel has well equipped conference facilities for meetings and conferece.

Hotel Heydalur is located in the beautiful valley of Heydalur, around 320 km from Reykjavík and 130 km from Ísafjörður. The hotel offers 59 beds in 19 rooms (all with private WC) as well as three summer cottages.

The hotel restaurant is renowned for its delicious, local food which is served in the old barn.

The hotel also operates a campsite (open from June 1 until the end of October) with warm showers, flushing toilets and ample electricity plugs for RVs and trailers.

Heydalur has recently been nominated as the best bathing site in the Westfjords area. Near the hotel you will find two outdoor, geothermal hot tubs, as well as a small pool inside a tropical greenhouse. On the other side of the river Heydalsá you will find yet another natural hot tub.

The opportunities for recreation and activities are almost endless. The hotel has a playground for children and youth, but also offers guided kayaking and horse riding tours that are suitable for most people. There are numerous hiking routes available, birdwatching is excellent during summer and freshwater fishing is also possible. During winter, visitors can enjoy snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and, of course, the magic of the northern lights.

Edinborg- Bistro,whether you want a taste of the Icelandic food culture, get some coffee and cake, or simply enjoying a cold one on the side. Then Edinburgh Bistro - Cafe - Bar is the place to enjoy.

Vestur restaurant is a family restaurant in Patreksfjörður that offers a variety of dishes, including soup, hamburgers, pizza, salad, tacos and more. We focus on using fresh, local ingredients as much as possible. We hava a bar and show football games and other sport events.

FLAK is a house of arts, a cultural orientated pub and fish-soup restaurant at Patreksfjörður harbour in the Icelandic West Fjords. Join us for some snacks and home brewed beer and you might even catch a live concert or something else from our busy event calendar.

The Leif Eiriksson Center prides itself of a new exhibition on the settlement of Nordic people in Greenland and the discovering of America long before the days of Christopher Columbus.

Two Icelandic sagas, the Saga of Greenlanders and Saga of Erik the red tell about the settlement of the Nordic people in Greenland, how Leif Eiriksson discovered America and of the first man of European origin who was born there.

More than a millennium later, archaeological research shows that the stories seem to have a good deal of evidence to support them.

The exhibition is in a beautiful location at the harbor in Búðardalur, a village in Hvammsfjordur, it has an exhibition with audio guidance on the second floor and on the ground floor there is a restaurant with light meals and good coffee.

Open between June 1st - August 31st, from 11:00-18:00.

Accommodation offered in 16 standard twin and double rooms, 8 junior suites and 4 superior king rooms. Furthermore a cozy restaurant, living room, hot tub and sauna.

Various hiking trails, beautiful nature and magnificent views.

Fisherman Hotel offers well equipped accommodation: Single rooms, double rooms and family rooms with or without private facilities. Bathrooms are positioned on all floors close to the rooms without private facilities. Wireless Internet connection is available free of charge. Please note that all rooms are a non-smoking environment. During the summer our coffee house is open where you can get food, cakes and more.

All our hotel guests get our Seafood Trail free of charge during the summertime. The Fisherman Seafood Trail, the company trademark and a guided tour, gives a unique experience of slow travel.
Indulge your senses with gourmet tastings, local history in remote, beautiful and sustainable Suðureyri and learn how the fishing industry has shaped Iceland's culture, past and present.
Daily departures during the summertime but please call ahead to confirm timing or contact the reception when you are here.

Please contact us for tours, prices and booking information.

Erpsstadir is a dairy farm in Northwest Iceland, run by farmer Thorgrimur Einar Gudbjartsson and his family. Erpsstaðir are best known for their ice cream but they also produce the Icelandic Skyr, caraway cheese, white and wet cheese and various other dairy products which the "Cream Shop" at Erpsstaðir processes. All the milk for the production is from the dairy cows on the farm. For other ingredient we strives to use local, seasonal flavors whenever possible, such as rhubarb, dandelion honey, and blueberries from the Westfjords. The farmers at Erpsstaðir are pleased to offer visitors the chance to take a closer look at the world of milk production by seeing and learning of different shape the milk can take. Here you can experience a real Icelandic farm and buy homemade artisan dairy products firsthand. We are not distributing the products widely so far the best bet is to access the products directly from the farm.

Open daily May 15th - June 14th from 13:00 to 17:00, 15th June - 14th August from 11:00 to 18:00, 15th August - 15th September from 13:00 to 17:00 and September 16th - May 14th open upon request.

At other times call 868 0357 to arrange a visit.