Laekjarhus Guesthouse offers accommodation in cozy cabins at Hof in Oraefi. This is a sleeping bag accommodation but bedding can be provided for a reasonable fee. Each cabin sleeps up to four people and includes a bathroom with shower, small kitchenette with basic kitchen tools and free wireless internet. Perfect for those willing to self-cater!
The area around Laekjarhus offers wonderful nature and scenery as the Oraefi district is famous for its unique natural beauty and the dramatic contrasts in its landscape. The Oraefajokull glacier towers above the area with Iceland's highest peak - Hvannadalshnukur, the black sands in front stretch out towards the waves of the Atlantic Ocean, Skaftafell National Park offers a natural wonderland of majestic waterwalls and vibrant woodlands, Ingolfshofdi Nature Reserve is a home to thousands of seabirds and the mystical Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon is close by.
It is safe to say that the Oraefi district is a paradise for nature lovers and it's no wonder that the area has become one of Iceland's most visited places.
Laekjarhus is located in a small village called Hof, some 20 kilometers southeast of Skaftafell National Park. For those coming from the west: When you pass the entrance to the Skaftafell Park you'll have to drive for 15-20 minutes to reach Hof. For those coming from the east: When you pass Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon you'll have to drive for 30-35 minutes to reach Hof. Click here to see our location on Google Maps.
Skaftafell is one of Iceland's greatest natural treasures!
Jokulsarlon is one of Iceland's most popular tourist attractions!
Cape Ingolfshofdi is an isolated headland with rich birdife!
Oraefajokull is Iceland's highest mountain!