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Skardsvik Beach

Hellissandur, Snaefellsbaer, Iceland
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Stunning! One of the best beaches

This beach is amazingly beautiful. The bright colored sand against dramatic black rocks, and blue... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
hollytrea
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State College, Pennsylvania
Drama and beauty!

This rare white sand beach in Iceland is enveloped by dramatic, basaltic black cliffs. When we were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Callisto S
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Natick, Massachusetts
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“paved road” (2 reviews)
“waves” (2 reviews)
“dramatic” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Hellissandur, Snaefellsbaer, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is amazingly beautiful. The bright colored sand against dramatic black rocks, and blue water. It was like no other beach I have ever seen before. It was also a pretty peaceful place. Its the kind of place one could sit for hours and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This rare white sand beach in Iceland is enveloped by dramatic, basaltic black cliffs. When we were there on a windy day in June, the surf was pounding dramatically in a gorgeous turquoise blue hue. Gorgeous place to visit!

Thank Callisto S
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

skardsvik beach has golden colored sand surrounded by basalt cliffs. A great place to stop, picnic, and enjoy the sounds and sights of nature. Plenty of places to park so find one that suits you.

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Where route 54 and 574 meet, this place is rural and quiet, but only the ocean, waves and lava rock. It can be very windy. If you drive further forward and all of a sudden, your eyes open up because you see golden sand beach...More

1  Thank itcheetam
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

We spent a good hour at the place watching the huge waves breaking against the rocks. It was not warm there at the beginning of April, but this was part of the experience. The beauty of this remote place is overwhelming. If you have enough...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Take route 579 from highway 574 at the west end of the Snaefellsnes area to find this beach. It is a shock to see a gold sand beach in a land of black sand beaches. You will drive to the end of a narrow paved...More

Thank CKT808
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