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Highly recommend a visit here. The black beach in indescribable with millions of rounded rocks of all sizes and caves carved over millennia from rock that I didn’t think could form as it did.
We built a family cairn on one of the walls, which...More
o my weather wasn't the best. 2 days of fog, rain, and high winds, but it didn't stop me from visiting here twice. Come early or after 5pm to avoid the large number of tourist buses. Marvel at the beautifully polished volcanic stones on the...More
The ride to here from Reykjavik is a full day because of the stops to me made along the way but this is certainly worth part of your day tour out of Reykjavik . The beach and the columns are quite impressive, like so much...More
a short visit is perfect to see these amazing vertical and horizontal basalt formations.
the beach is also lovely with all black sand but unfortunately its not advisable to swim here...sneaker waves! Nice to spend a short while here.
Overview: Located about 2.5 hours outside of Reykjavik (180 km/111 miles), Reynisfjara is Iceland’s most well known black sand beach. The beach is framed by basalt column cliffs that formed out of lava cooling/contracting from a volcanic eruption; basalt is one of 20+ types of...More
Adding this to our trip from Reykjavik made our trip almost 3 hours but it was worth it! This beach area is incredible! Black sand is really found at any beach in Iceland but this beach has the coolest rock formations! You see columns like...More
As opposed to the Reynisfjara beach around the corner at the basalt cliffs which is black pebbles, this is sandcastle-building sand in pitch black. Good luck getting your sandcastle to stand up in the howling wind though. Birds abound in the high cliffs above you...More
Reynisfjara, the black sand beach near Vik on the south coast of Iceland. It is mentioned in all of the guide books, and may be a bit over hyped, but it really is a must visit if you are in iceland. The Views from the...More