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Varmahlíð Camping Ground

A peaceful and cozy camp site with toilet facilities, hot and cold running water and electricity. There is also a washing machine, tumbel dryer and a shower. A short distance to many activities. There are two football fields next to the camp site and only about 250 meters walk to the swimming pool. The swimming pool is 25 x 12,5 meters with a hot tub and a childrens pool. The childrens pool is a bit warmer with a small waterslider for the smallest guests. There is also a large trampoline for children.

A tourist information center is in the village where they provide all information on activities, walking paths, services, museums, churches and much more.

The camp sites in the town Sauðárkrókur, Hofsós, Varmahlíð and at Hólar are operated together. It is possible to stay the first night in one of these camp sites and pay less during the next night in some of the other camp sites. It is necessary to provide a receipt from the first camp site.

Opening time

13. May until late september, as weather permits.

Rates 2016

1.300 kr for the first night
1.000 kr for next nigths
Senior citizens and the disabled: 1.000 kr for the first night
Senior citizens and the disabled: 800 kr for the next nights
Electricity: 700 kr
Shower: 250 kr
Washing machine: 400 kr
Washing powder: 100 kr pr machine
Tumble dryer: 500 kr

Only paid for 12 years and older.

The rates do not include the accommodation tax, 100 kr pr unit pr night.

Varmahlíð Camping Ground

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GPS Points N65° 33' 20.320" W19° 27' 51.905"

+354 899-3231

Opening period 13/05 - 12/09
Service Waste tank discharge Dogs allowed Horse riding Public lavatory Walking path Hot pot Sports field Shower Play ground
Categories Camping

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