Welcome to Skalatjörn Guesthouse
Experience the real Icelandic countryside with Skálatjörn , little family hotel located on a serene and quiet goat farm in Skálatjörn, Iceland. This farmstay offer comfortable accommodations complete with free Wi-Fi, views of the most famous volcanoes in Iceland, Eyjafjallajökull and Hekla and close to attractions. Skálatjörn is perfect for travellers who love nature, animals and the calming countryside. Your lovely and welcoming hosts, Helena and Stefan, will make you feel at home and will tend to your needs to make your stay the best possible. Meet their friendly goats and furry friends that live on the farm, it is truly a great place to stay for your Icelandic vacation.
Why We Recommend Skálatjorn
We recommend Skalatjorn because of Helena and Stefan´s amazing hospitality and uniqueness. Staying on this farm you will have the pleasure of meeting their friendly goats, dogs and cats. Nature lovers will love this accommodation as the surroundings are picturesque and full of serene ambience. You will feel a bit isolated but still close enough to attractions, activities and grocery stores. Helena and Stefan´s excellent online reviews with nothing less than 5 stars show how happy past guests have been with their stay. The guest´s rating on booking.com is 9.4.
Helena and Stefan’s comfortable house was built in 2006 and is fully modern. They enjoy having people at their own house and offer two bedrooms equipped with two single beds and free Wi-Fi is also available. If you want to stay in a cozy apartment they also offer one apartment above the stable with stunning views of Hekla volcano and Eyjafjallajökull volcano, equipped with 2 double beds, 1 sofa bed. This apartment is good for a small family with kids. They also have six studio apartments equipped with a private bathroom, kitchenette with microwave, stovetop, and beautiful views of the mountains.
Your hosts, Helena and Stefan, are proud goats farmers that moved from Reykjavik city in 2014 after living there for the past 30 years before deciding to move to the countryside. Helena worked as a teacher and hairdresser with her own salon. Stefán worked as a carpenter and bricklayer. They look forward to welcoming their guests and give them a touch of what it is like to live in the countryside. Your hosts will make you feel at home, comfortable and safe. We’d love to have you visit us.
Skalatjorn works towards protecting the population of goats in Iceland and has the ambition to maintain the goat as a farm animal in Iceland. Send us a e-mail or give us a call and we’ll book a guided tour around our farm. For a Guided Tour we charge 1500 ISK per adult and 750 ISK per kid. The farm is open from 1 juni to 1 sept and upon special reguest.