• Laekjarhus Cottages

    Welcome to Guesthouse Laekjarhus!

  • Svartifoss in Skaftafell

    There are 20 km between Laekjarhus and Skaftafell National Park.

  • Blue ice at Jokulsarlon

    There are 37 km between Laekjarhus and Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon.

  • Puffins in Ingolfshofdi

    There are 4.7 km between Laekjarhus and the point of departure for Ingolfshofdi.

  • Oraefajokull and Hvannadalshnukur

    There are 6.8 km between Laekjarhus and the point of departure for Hvannadalshnukur.


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.


Skaftafell National Park in Iceland
Skaftafell National Park

Skaftafell is one of Iceland's greatest natural treasures!

Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon in Iceland
Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon

Jokulsarlon is one of Iceland's most popular tourist attractions!

Ingolfshofdi Nature Reserve in Iceland
Ingolfshofdi Nature Reserve

Cape Ingolfshofdi is an isolated headland with rich birdife!

Oraefajokull Glacier in Iceland
Oraefajokull Glacier

Oraefajokull is Iceland's highest mountain!