Natural pools

Iceland has a lot of geothermal activity. Here in Bjarnarfjörður we benefit from an abundance of hot water springs we use for rest and relaxation, as well as heating and bathing.

The Sorcerer’s Cottage

The three-room turf-roofed Sorcerer’s Cottage is part of the Museum of Icelandic Sorcery & Witchcraft in Hólmavík and shows what living conditions were like for the purported sorcerers.


When thinking of life at the Arctic Circle, cherries are probably not the first thing that pops into your mind.

Museum of Sorcery & Witchcraft

The multilingual displays at this award-winning museum brilliantly convey dark, dramatic tales.

 Hunting and fishing

Several hunting and fishing locations are located within a day trip from Laugarhóll. Our staff will be happy to provide information and assist you in accessing hunting and fishing licenses.

Hiking routes

Several remarkable hiking routes lie within a day trip from Laugarhóll.

Cross-country skiing

Hótel Laugarhóll has been very popular in recent years with both beginner and advanced cross-country skiing groups. The environment around Bjarnarfjörður and up to Árneshreppur is extremely versatile and fun to ski...

Day trips

Many remarkable places and natural wonders are located within a days trip from Laugarhóll. Here we mention a few examples...