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Aurora Borealis, the northern lights seen in dark and clear sky
Warm and cosy in winter and summer Unobstructed view over the farmers fields and mountains from an enormous veranda
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Aurora Borealis, the northern lights seen in dark and clear sky
Warm and cosy in winter and summer
Unobstructed view over the farmers fields and mountains from an enormous veranda
Summer wedding in Viking Villa
Tom Cruise's helicopter landed at Viking Villa during the filming of Oblivion (2013 film)
Open plan living, kitchen, dining room and living room all in one space
Bright and comfortable lounge with log fire
Peace and tranquility. A good night's sleep in a heavenly bed.
Bedroom upstairs
By the fire in the bright summer night
Self catering - Very well equipped kitchen, modern appliances
Flying in a private airplane in the mist of Gullfoss, available for our guests
Crib available
Children are welcome in Viking Villa. We have a trampoline in the summer.
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Private super jeep tours available. Experience the highlands, the glaciers, the back roads of Icelan
In the observation tower
Veranda furniture
Hiking with or without guide in stunning landscape
In the middle of the Golden Circle, Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir hotspring and Þingvellir/Thingvellir
Thingvellir national park was accepted on the World Heritage list for its cultural values
Hrunalaug, a natural geothermal pool, just minutes away.
Welcome to Viking Villa in South Iceland, near the friendly little village; Fludir
Private grounds, chicken, ducks and wild birds ramble around
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Fludir, South Region

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KellyStDe...
Brantford, Canada
1 review
“Luxurious, comfortable Home away from home”
Reviewed 30 July 2013 for a stay in May 2013

A wonderfully clean, excellently appointed home in a gorgeous setting. We stayed here for our entire week's vacation in Iceland and enjoyed every minute of our stay. The location is central to many of the well known landmarks such as Geysir, Gullfoss and Reykjavik city, all within short distance drive. The home is comfortable and cozy, with all the modern amenities. The landlords were attentive to every detail of our stay. The added bonus of farm fresh eggs from the nearby chicken coop was wonderful. The mountainous views and nearby fields of Icelandic horses were awesome. We can easily recommend this place!

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Liked best: The house
Liked least: Nothing, it was all great!
Travelling group: Young Children
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Bydgoszcz, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland
Reviewed 18 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
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RFB1
London
2 reviews
“Perfect villa, location & hosts”
Reviewed 3 March 2013 for a stay in February 2013

We've just returned from a fantastic trip to Iceland, staying in Maggnus & Inga's Viking villa. What a place. Maggnus collected us from the airport, stopped at a supermarket & showed us round Fludir. He's a wealth of Icelandic information! The villa is great for 6 people & is perfectly located in the Golden Circle - close to Reykjavik, spectacular waterfalls (Gullfoss), explosive geysirs (Stokkur) & dramatic countryside. If you're on for a longer drive, go to Jökulsárlón - the glacial lagoon & ice boulders on the black volcanic beach are worth the journey. We had a really memorable holiday & would highly recommend staying at the Viking villa.

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Liked best: The fact that the Viking villa (and Iceland) exceeded all expectations
Liked least: Nothing!
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 35-49
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Long Lawford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2013 for a stay in January 2013

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Liked best: Location and Property Standard
Liked least: Only staying 3 nights!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
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ScottandS...
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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“A beautiful villa in a stunning country”
Reviewed 16 January 2013 for a stay in January 2013
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The villa was superbly appointed in a frankly stunning location offering all the amenities of home and some much needed solitude.
Only an hour away from Reykjavik with Gulfoss and the original Geysir and hot pools all within a twenty minute drive. Pingvallir national park is nearby and we even managed a trip down to Vik, passing through what can only be described as astonishing scenery.
In the middle of winter it's very cold outside, which just made it all the more difficult to leave the warmth of the gorgeous villla, and it was always a pleasure to come back after a long day sightseeing to rest, eat and recharge in luxury.
Maggnus and Inga were great hosts, even collecting us at the airport and driving us to the villa after our flight (we rented on of their cars directly), and when we met a flu-weary Maggnuss on our return home he went out of his way to show us around Reykjavik and Keflavik to take in a selection of sights we would never have even known about ourselves ; our two year old particularly loving the Troll house built into a harbour wall!
A spectacular country to visit, great people, and such a warm welcom from Maggnus and Inga (and Maggnus Jnr!) mean we will definitely return to see more.

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Liked best: the fantastic advice and from Maggnus and Inga, not to mention the quality of the villa
Travelling group: Young Children
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Hinceroon...
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
“Couldn't imagine staying anywhere else in Iceland.”
Reviewed 7 January 2013 for a stay in December 2012

This house is magnificent. It is warm, very well equipped and perfectly located as a jumping off point to see many of Iceland's attractions.
The owner and builder of the house, Magnus Viking - is very welcoming and informative. He and his wife take great pride in the property and that shines through in every detail.
Unfortunately it was too cold for the chickens to lay eggs during our 5-day stay, but normally guests can use the fresh eggs available in the nearby chicken coop.
We were lucky enough to see the northern lights 4 out of 5 nights as this house is well situated to view them with minimal light pollution.
The town of Fludir is very small but had everything we needed - including a geo thermal pool and a bottle shop that is cusiously only open between 5pm and 6pm each day.
(If you haven't been told this before - buy your beer and wine at dutyfree in Reykjavik airport when you arrive because alcohol is very expensive in the resty of Iceland and subject to strict licencing laws).
Iceland was absolutely stunning - but knowing we had a comfortable and cozy house to return to after a full day of geysirs, snowmobiles and black-sand-beach walking made it even better.
Thank you Viking Family. PS: We hope your son passed his driving test!

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Liked best: Great kitchen for cooking meals.
Liked least: We'd wished the stereo had an iPod dock.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
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Wendy H
Christchurch, England, United Kingdom
1 review
“Top Quality”
Reviewed 8 November 2012 for a stay in October 2012

Fabulous apartment in the centre of the 'Golden Circle' We were able to take trips to Reykjavik (whale watching and shopping); to Gulfoss (Giant waterfall) also in the same day Geyser - great spectacle. Caving and Snorkelling (in the snow) in Pingvallir national park. On a day when the wind was so strong (Hurricane Sandy decided to join us from New York) and we had to stay in (relaxing) we didn't mind at all because the accommodation is first class. TV with Sky and wonderful views all around. We even got to see the Northern lights. Magnus the owner was an absolute gem and because it was so windy took us around to see some local sites which we would never have seen if we had not been with him. We saw what looked like a very modern Stonehenge but was actually a massive sheep pen for annual sheep mustering, maybe Stonehenge was really made to count and divide sheep! We also took a walk up a mountain (hill near Sellfoss) with natural hot springs where you could bath in the slightly dammed parts of the stream. It was plenty hot enough (in October) but a bit chilly changing after! The furthest we went was a Glacier near Vestern Island (Which we hear would have been great to visit) we were intending to do some ice climbing on the glacier but that due to hurricane Sandy was cancelled. We did see the ice and walk around a bit. A great experience.
Magnus picked us up from the airport as he said he would and drove us to the accommodation (best shower ever and most comfortable bed I have ever slept in) at the end of the week we met Magnus and Inga again to give them back their car (they had hired it to us as well) Magnus then drove us to the airport via one last museum so that we could see as much about Iceland whilst we were there.
Fantastic accommodation even better host and totally genuine people. In fact all the Icelander's we met were lovely and spoke excellent English. I could not even manage thank you in Icelandic!

FYI we used Arctic adventures for all of our activities. Their selection was great we also got a discount for booking lots in one go

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Liked best: comfy bed and log fire
Travelling group: Teenagers
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