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Skógar is the perfect base for hiking trips like in Þórsmörk, Landmannalaugar and Fimmvörðuháls

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Hotel Skogar is situated at the Skogar settlement near the very tip of South Iceland. It is a 5 minutes’ walk from the world famous Skogafoss waterfall and rests at the foot of the Eyjafjallajökull and Myrdalsjökull glaciers. There are many places to visit and trips to be taken in the surrounding area, which we are happy to arrange for our guests. In addition to the fascinating Skogar Folk Museum, there are extensive hiking routes, horseback riding, super jeep tours and snowmobiling on the Myrdalsjökull glacier. The spectacular Dyrhólaey ocean cliffs, situated nearby, are a birdwatchers paradise. Hotel Skogar is a Quaint and luxurious hotel in an area of stunning natural beauty. We have 12 rooms, all with private facilities. Come to Skogar for a romantic getaway also favoured by writers and weary travellers wanting a little extra. Hotel Skogar has an excellent restaurant using all-local ingredients and an outdoor sauna and hot tub to enjoy.


Fossbúð is a service center for travelers in the Skógar area. The Fossbúð Restaurant seats up to 150 people and is ideal for Groups. It is the perfect place to stop for all travelers coming off the trail or exploring Iceland for a quick lunch or a meal, both sit in or to take away. We are well suited for bus parties and can provide for both small and large groups. We have well educated staff who know the area well and are readily able to assist you. It offers a varied menu including tasty burgers and sandwiches, not to mention great value lunch deals and fresh Soup


Along with our Restaurants and Hotels we also run outdoor activity centres where we can reserve a place for you on a guided tour of your preference.
The companies we have selected to operate the tours are trusted professionals who will ensure your safety and an enjoyable journey on our tours.


The staff of Hotel Skógar are familiar with the hiking trails in South Iceland. Especially those that are nearby. Laugavegur, from Landmannalaugar to Thorsmork is of course the most popular one. Also there are hiking trails in Thorsmork that we have helped hikers with, from Thorsmork to Alftavatn and to Fjallabak. One of the most popular hiking trail in the south is also around Hekla Volcano, we do have the trails market through GPS.

Tours & buses

At Árhús we have cooperation with the main bus companies that operate in South Iceland. Therefore, connecting our accommodation to Landmannalaugar, Thorsmork and Skogafoss. If you stay at our Base Camp Landmannalaugar, you have connections to all the main sights in South Iceland.

Riding horses

One of the most ancient forms of sightseeing in Iceland is on the back of the Icelandic horse. In South Iceland we have many horse rentals that offer the best guided tours. The seasoned guides can take you on some famous tours around the highlands or, if you prefer, around the local area.

Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking is becoming increasingly popular in Iceland due to the amount of great tracks available and their ease of access, for example biking around Hekla or Fimmvörðuháls.