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Hestahof

Hestahof, guesthouse and horse farm, is conveniently located in KALDAKINN, only in ca 1 hours´drive from Reykjavík, as well as from the main attractions in South Iceland, such as: The Golden Circle, Seljalandsfoss, Þórsmörk, Landmannalaugar and Thingvellir. The view from Hestahof is breathtaking with clear view of landmarks such as: The Westman Islands, the Eyjafjallajökull volcano, and the well-known mountains of Búrfell, Tindfjöll and volcano Hekla. Hestahof, is a family owned horse farm, ideal for those who would like to get to know the Icelandic horse or enjoy a country stay. Accommodation is in 1 Guesthouse with 4 double rooms with sleeping bag accommodation, fully equipped kitchen, shower and WC as well as a living room. Longer riding tours available in the summertime, 1-8 days riding tours in Iceland's magnificient countryside, tailormade for each group. 5 volcano Hekla ridingtours in summer 2018, as well as Reykjaík riding tour and Landsmót riding tour. Horse sale all year. Free Wi Fi in all rooms and buildings in Hestahof in Kaldakinn.

English, Scandinavian and German spoken, as well as a bit of French.

How to find?
Hestahof is by road no. 271, 10 km off road 1, on Road 26. Only 65 minutes drive from Reykjavík.

From Selfoss: Leave Selfoss heading to Hella on road no. 1. Stay on for around 30 km. Turn left on road no. 26, by the gas station. Stay on for around 10 km, on Road 271, until you see a sign saying: Kaldakinn, then 100 meters on turn right by the sign saying: Árbær. There you will find the farm Hestahof/ Kaldakinn on your left.

Staying at Hestahof/ Kaldakinn offers a variety of family-friendly activivites, such as riding, hiking, bicyckling , enjoying the company of the farm animals: horses, foals, the dog: Pollý and the cat: Tíska, often kittens.

Booking now ! Longer riding tours: Volcano Hekla ( 1-5 days, optional), Reykjavík Riding tour, 8 days and Landsmót riding tour 8 days. More information and bookings: hestahof@hestahof.is

, www.hestahof.is

Welcome to Hestahof in Kaldakinn, where riders in all ages enjoy life !

Lea and Marteinn, owners of Hestahof in Kaldakinn.

We welcome all guests, riders and non-riders alike ! Come to Hestahof in Kaldakinn and enjoy good atmosphere, friendly humans and horses, beautiful nature and brilliant location !

Please contact us for pricelists, bookings and offers for groups.


Hestahof

Kaldakinn

GPS Points N63° 54' 7.576" W20° 31' 23.413"
Accommodation 12 Rooms / 44 Beds / 1 Aparments / 6 Houses / 20 Sleeping bags
Opening period All year
Service Horse riding Smoking not allowed Walking path Sleeping bag acc. Cooking facilities Internet access Hot pot Family zoo Credit cards accepted

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