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Another great beach

Another very scenic places to visit. Because the entire Peninsula has all sorts of attractions, it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ulli B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Stunning nature

This is why I love Iceland. The unaffected place with wild rocks. You don't need 4x4 car to access... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Rezekne, Latvia
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“lava flow”(2 reviews)
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Hellissandur, Snaefellsbaer, Iceland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another very scenic places to visit. Because the entire Peninsula has all sorts of attractions, it makes sense to see this too.

Thank Ulli B
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This is why I love Iceland. The unaffected place with wild rocks. You don't need 4x4 car to access this place.

Thank joly111
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The thing I love about Icelandic beaches, is that they are all different and all made up of different materials. I dare to say it’s all of volcanic origin, but different consistencies and textures. Skardsvik, upon initial view, looks just like a tan sand beach.....More

Thank Stef4115
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Great spot to stop with your picnic lunch and watch the waves crash into the beach. It was a special place and one that not too many people know about it seems. Beautiful stroll on the beach after with all kinds of colors of little...More

Thank Kreber668
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Stop stop of paved road for those with small rentals not wanting to breach their insurance. Nice walk to the lighthouse/well at Öndveröames, the path for which is not so obvious the beginning. Head in the general direction and look for the cairns.

Thank Brendan492
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Located on small road through lava flow within national park. Nice surf. Basalt columns. Lava rock mollusks. Nice breeze. Wander around for 45 minutes

Thank 1RJL1
Reviewed 1 August 2018

I happened upon Skarðsvík Beach during my drive of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula while I was on my way to Svörtuloft Lighthouse. It really looks stunning to see a golden beach in a country full of black sand beaches, especially against the lava rocks background and...More

Thank Kim T
Reviewed 10 July 2018

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

Thank hollytrea
Reviewed 25 June 2018

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
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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