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Holiday Rental House -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Vik, South Region
The cabins at Þakgil are only open during the summertime. Each cabin has sleeping-bag accommodation for 4 guests with two double bunk beds. Kitchen with a gas stove and refridgerator. W.C but only cold water on tab. There is a shower with warm water, at the campsite, next to the cabins.

Þakgil is located between Höfðabrekkuafrétti and Mýrdalssandur. The name Þakgil, þak meaning roof and gil meaning canyon, and as the name suggests the weather is usually very good. To get there you turn up from road nr.1 by Höfðabrekka (5 km east of Vík). The road up to the camping site used to be a part of hightway nr. 1 until 1955. Just follow that road and you will find a sign that ponts at Þakgil.

On site, there are a lot of bautiful hiking routes fit for everyone. Camping site, bathrooms and shower are available. The dining room...
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Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2014
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

We debated about whether to take the time to go to this place for just one night and boy, are we glad we did! It was an awesome campground in a spectacularly beautiful and isolated area, and was our favorite place we stayed on a...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank WWtripster
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I will recommend this campsite to everyone who goes to Iceland now, even though I don't want to see popularity take away its magic - it was an absolute trip highlight for us. The road is gravel and about a half hour drive at a...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Heather O
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

I'm writing about this beautiful campground because I want to relive how magical it was to stay here. We drove 14 km off Route 1 to get to this absolutely secluded campground that has a few cabins (one of which we rented) or grounds to...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Frantix
Management response:Responded 27 June 2017

Wow! Thank you so much for this amazing review. We are really glad that you enjoyed Iceland and our cabin. You are always welcome back!

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    Pets not allowed
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