Located amid the wild landscapes of western Iceland, Hotel Husafell is a delightfully luxurious base for exploring Iceland’s greatest natural marvels. Spend action-packed days exploring the region’s glaciers, lava caves and waterfalls on hikes and horseback rides, returning to Nordic-inspired gourmet dining and cosseting rooms that pair modern comforts and works by local artist Pall Gudmundssson with stunning views across the valley surrounds. The hotel even comes with its own geothermal swimming pool and the world’s only GEO certified golf course.
A traditionally Nordic menu with international influences is served at the two Husafell restaurants, and the high quality of dishes is owed to the flavours of the locally grown produce used in every meal. For lunch, choose between light soups and salads, to main courses that range from hamburgers and steak sandwiches to chicken legs, served with potato puree, pickled button onions and Portobello mushrooms. Dinner can include up to five-courses, each course complimented by a perfectly matched wine. Perhaps begin with a wild game platter including a range of meats and cheeses, followed by ‘surf and turf’ beef tenderloin and langoustine, served with pearl onion and Jerusalem artichoke puree, and-if you have room- a dessert of white chocolate ganache, blueberry ice cream and roasted chocolate.
Standard bedrooms offer comfortable beds, en suite bathrooms and showers, televisions, bathroom amenities including a hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities and furnishings including the art of Pall Gudmundssson – Husafell’s very own world-renowned artist. An upgrade to a Deluxe room includes all the facilities of a Standard, with the addition of extra space, deep bathtubs, double basins, bathrobes and access to a terrace.
Both the hotel and location offer an abundance of activities to satisfy any adventurer. Hike in every direction; through the forests, lava formations and glaciers. Guided tours range from climbing Iceland’s second biggest glacier in a super jeep, to exploring its ice cave, lying 1200 metres above sea level. Other activities include golfing under the Midnight Sun, searching for the Northern Lights, flightseeing to spot Husafell’s most dramatic landscapes, or simply unwind and recharge in the geothermal pools of the hotel. What's more, the hotel is host to the world's only GEO certified golf course – the globally recognised mark of sustainability – for environmentally friendly rounds under the Midnight Sun.