Reykholt, Aratunga

The camp site at Reykholt is located in the village. There are toilet facilities as well as an access to electricity.

Services available

  • Playground
  • Hot water
  • Internet
  • Shower
  • Cooking facilities
  • Electricity
  • Toilets
  • Cold water
  • Swimming pool
  • Dogs allowed
  • Walking paths

Description of facilities

The camp site is in the village Reykholt. The camp site is divided into three large areas with several smaller groves. The camp site is sheltered with trees and has a good playground for children. There are cooking facilities as well as a shower.

The age limit is 25 years unless travelling with families.

A swimming pool, football field, Mika Restaurant, Bjarnabúð store and Friðheimar are all in a walking distance. It is also a short drive to Geysir, Gullfoss, Flúðir, Laugarvatn and the zoo Slakki (15 min) as well as all everything else the area has to offer.
We reccomend Húsið Guesthous and Blue View Hotel to those who wish to stay inside rather than camp.

The foundation to the village Reykholt was made in 1928 with the opening of the childrens school. This school was one of the first schools built in rural areas in Iceland. The population now is about 200.

Geothermal area was discovered in Reykholt in the first part of the 20th centurey and soon thereafter the population started to form.

The geyser at Reykholt, Reykholtshver, is an old geyser that erupts every 10 minutes and erupts about 14 l of 100 degrees hot water pr second and that water is used to heat the houses and green houses in the area. From Reykholt is a great view even though it is only 116 meters above sea level


Rates for 2023

Adults per night (18+): 1.800 ISK (Shower included)
Children 14-17: 500 ISK
Children up to 13 years old: Free
Electricity: 1.400 ISK