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This beach near Vik and an absolute must-see destination!
First of all, the basalt columns are amazing. They will make you feel like you're on another planet, they really blew me away.
I was beyond fascinated by the sand itself, it's so black, the texture...More
Reynisfjara is the most famous black sand beach in Iceland with its wild and dramatic beauty of roaring waves from the Atlantic Ocean. It is also the ideal place to meet the Icelandic trolls (rock formations in the ocean with a mythological-like story). Note: the...More
This beach in Vik is definitely worth the stop! The black sand on the beach is beautiful, and the horizon is amazing at sunset. Be careful of the "deadly sneaker waves"! The signs warn of these dangerous waves, and they are no joke!
When you see the sign saying it's dangerous, please, please believe it! You can have 20 waves coming in and they all finish about the same place then you get a HUGE wave - and people are caught out (especially the ones more interested in...More
A must see spot when going to Iceland. It is not too far from Reykjavík, located in Vik. The place does get busy but not as much in off season. There is also a cafe and washrooms, though you have to pay for the washrooms...More
One of the main reasons I wanted to come to Iceland and it didn’t disappoint. Amazing views. Just a fascinating place with the basalt formations. Well worth the trip. Waves are winds are strong, but a great walk along the beach. Stay safe!