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£217
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Holiday rental for 9 people, with garden
9 pers., 3 bedrooms
4.5
(16 reviews)

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£117
per night

Holiday rental for 6 people, with garden and ocean view, with pets
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 120m²FREE cancellation
5.0
(20 reviews)

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£101
per night

Holiday rental for 4 people, with pets
4 pers., 1 bedroom, 5km to the beach
5.0
(7 reviews)
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£163
per night

Holiday rental for 3 people
3 pers., 1 bedroom

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£63
per night

Holiday rental for 2 people, with garden, with pets
2 pers., 1 bedroom

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£383
per night

Holiday rental for 1 people
1 pers., 1 bedroom

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£92
per night

Holiday rental for 5 people, with balcony
5 pers., 1 bedroom
4.8
(52 reviews)

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£91
per night

Holiday rental for 2 people
2 pers., 1 bedroom
4.7
(88 reviews)

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£286
per night

Holiday rental for 6 people, with sauna and hot tub as well as garden
6 pers., 3 bedrooms
4.9
(13 reviews)
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£124
per night

Holiday rental for 8 people, with garden, with pets
8 pers., 2 bedrooms, Pets allowed
4.7
(37 reviews)

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£86
per night

Holiday rental for 2 people, with garden, with pets
2 pers., 1 bedroom, Pets allowed
4.8
(15 reviews)

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£109
per night

Holiday rental for 6 people
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, Pets allowed
4.0
(23 reviews)
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£230
per night

Holiday rental for 12 people, with sauna and hot tub as well as garden, child-friendly
12 pers., 5 bedrooms, 220m²FREE cancellation
4.8
(20 reviews)

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£82
per night

Holiday rental for 6 people, with hot tub and garden as well as pool
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 50m²FREE cancellation
4.9
(20 reviews)

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£124
per night

Holiday rental for 6 people, with ocean view and garden, with pets
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 200m²FREE cancellation
4.7
(20 reviews)
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£120
per night

Holiday rental for 2 people, with sauna
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 12.9km to the beach

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£115
per night

Holiday rental for 2 people
2 pers., 1 bedroom
4.8
(70 reviews)

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£308
per night

Holiday rental for 11 people, with garden
11 pers., 5 bedrooms
4.7
(7 reviews)
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£120
per night

Holiday rental for 7 people
7 pers., 3 bedrooms
4.5
(4 reviews)

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£102
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Holiday rental for 7 people
7 pers., 2 bedrooms, 6.6km to the beach
4.8
(14 reviews)

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£188
per night

Holiday rental for 6 people
6 pers., 1 bedroom
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Highlights in Iceland

  • Spectacular volcanoes
  • Geothermal lakes
  • Glaciers and icebergs
  • Northern lights

Most popular in Iceland

Internet 693
Balcony/Terrace 396
TV 731
Garden 388
Parking 784
Washing machine 480
View 153
Hot Tub 230
Heating 584

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Prices and availability

Prices

May
June
July
August
September
£184
17 Apr - 24 Apr
£162 per night
24 Apr - 01 May
£162 per night
01 May - 08 May
£160 per night
08 May - 15 May
£159 per night
15 May - 22 May
£160 per night
22 May - 29 May
£166 per night
29 May - 05 Jun
£172 per night
05 Jun - 12 Jun
£177 per night
12 Jun - 19 Jun
£177 per night
19 Jun - 26 Jun
£179 per night
26 Jun - 03 Jul
£180 per night
03 Jul - 10 Jul
£179 per night
10 Jul - 17 Jul
£180 per night
17 Jul - 24 Jul
£178 per night
24 Jul - 31 Jul
£180 per night
31 Jul - 07 Aug
£181 per night
07 Aug - 14 Aug
£181 per night
14 Aug - 21 Aug
£182 per night
21 Aug - 28 Aug
£182 per night
28 Aug - 04 Sep
£184 per night
04 Sep - 11 Sep
£178 per night
11 Sep - 18 Sep
£171 per night
18 Sep - 25 Sep
£171 per night
25 Sep - 02 Oct
£165 per night
Average price per week

Availabilities

May
June
July
August
September
56 %
17 Apr - 24 Apr
36 %
24 Apr - 01 May
38 %
01 May - 08 May
49 %
08 May - 15 May
48 %
15 May - 22 May
46 %
22 May - 29 May
47 %
29 May - 05 Jun
47 %
05 Jun - 12 Jun
48 %
12 Jun - 19 Jun
44 %
19 Jun - 26 Jun
44 %
26 Jun - 03 Jul
41 %
03 Jul - 10 Jul
43 %
10 Jul - 17 Jul
43 %
17 Jul - 24 Jul
38 %
24 Jul - 31 Jul
36 %
31 Jul - 07 Aug
37 %
07 Aug - 14 Aug
42 %
14 Aug - 21 Aug
48 %
21 Aug - 28 Aug
51 %
28 Aug - 04 Sep
51 %
04 Sep - 11 Sep
54 %
11 Sep - 18 Sep
56 %
18 Sep - 25 Sep
56 %
25 Sep - 02 Oct
53 %
Percentage of available lettings

Holiday rentals and lettings in Iceland

Iceland, a force of nature

Iceland’s capital city, Reykjavik, is on the coast in the south-west of the island, and while most of the country’s residents make their home here, do make sure to venture out further – much further! Holiday rentals in Iceland are available for you almost everywhere outside of the Vatnajökull National Park, giving you the chance to explore the whole of this extraordinary island. Consider booking your holiday in the villages around the outer edges of the country to experience the true Iceland and to access the many incredible natural phenomena it has to offer.

Traditional Icelandic holiday rentals

Iceland is breathtaking, and it’s also cold, so it’s natural that the holiday lettings are built both with large windows to give the greatest vista of the staggering beauty of the country, and cosy, warm and comfortable interiors. Many Icelandic holiday rentals are made from wood, as this is a common building material in Iceland. Reykjavik features attractive, modern and, of course, warm properties in the centre of this fascinating city. Don’t delay – book today and visit this country of outstanding natural beauty.

Holidays in Iceland

The area and getting around

Explore this county of natural beauty

While it’s possible to reach the island of Iceland by water, it’s a 47-hour ferry journey from neighbouring Denmark, and while this is an incredible journey in itself, and arguably one we should all make in our lifetime, it’s not how most visitors arrive! The majority fly to Keflavik Airport just outside Reykjavik, but don’t worry if your final holiday destination is on the other side of the country, as Iceland is well set up for internal flights. What we can promise is that no matter where you choose in Iceland, you’ll see some of the planet’s most spectacular natural features: glaciers, geothermal and volcanos, and if you visit outside of summer –the Northern Lights – don’t forget your camera!

A land of fire and ice

The natural incongruity of fiery volcanoes and the icy glaciers make Iceland unique, and truly extraordinary. Ever wanted to jump into a warm water lake and then get out and roll in snow? Here’s your chance! Hike across ancient volcano flows and marvel at glacial rivers, then visit one of its peculiarly beautiful jet black beaches.

Travellers and activities

Iceland for adventure lovers

Stepping off the beaten track in Iceland must be done with care, and a guide. But the rewards are amazing and the memories you’ll make will last a lifetime. Iceland is an incredible place for hikers of all fitness levels – just ensure your guide knows what you are capable of. For those interested in watery adventures, consider diving or snorkelling in the Silfra rift, where you can swim between two tectonic plates, that of North America and Eurasia – the only place on the planet where this is possible!

Iceland for couples

If romance blossoms in beautiful surroundings, you’re going to be in the perfect location for love in Iceland. Take a tour around Gullfoss where a truly spectacular waterfall, viewable on two levels, sparkles with a colourful rainbow when the sun shines through the spray. Nauthólsvík geothermal beach in Reykjavík has soft, golden sand and a warm lagoon and hot tubs – a relaxing way to spend your day together. Finish your day with a delightful Icelandic meal then when the night falls, and from late August to mid-April, watch the Northern Lights dance across the sky!

Most of Iceland’s population live in its capital city, Reykjavik, and the city runs almost entirely on eco-friendly geothermal power!

Top 5 travel tips in Iceland

1. A beach of diamonds?

Iceland’s famous ‘diamond beach’, known locally as Breiðamerkursandur, is a jet-black beach scattered with glittering pieces of ice as big as rocks, washed up from the passing icebergs. Visit this stunning beach for an unforgettable experience!

2. Experience the iceberg lagoon of Fjallsárlón

Take a guided boat trip across Fjallsárlón lagoon and come up close and personal with icebergs as they drift around the lake. With the Öræfajökull glacier, Iceland’s tallest volcano, soaring above the lake this is an incredible example of Iceland’s ‘Fire and Ice’.

3. See the stunning Seljalandsfoss waterfall

Seljalandsfoss is a 60 metre high crashing waterfall with a spectacular aura when the sun shines. Visitors can reach a cave behind the waterfall for amazing views of the crashing waters.

4. Watch as The Great Geysir erupts

The Great Geysir is the first ever known to have been recorded in print and it gives its name to all the other geyser’s in the world. Although it sometimes falls silent, when active its spectacular eruptions of boiling hot water can reach as high as 170 metres!

5. Unwind in the Myvatn Nature Baths

Drawing on the natural magic of Iceland’s geothermally heated waters, Myvatn offers visitors the opportunity to swim and relax in the natural mineral spa.

FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Iceland

What is the average price of holiday lettings in Iceland?

Considering the average price of £178.24 per night, Iceland lies at the upper end of the price range for holiday rentals in Europe.

What time of year offers, on average, the best holiday rental prices in Iceland?

Travellers who want to be budget-friendly should travel to Iceland in January, February, and March which are the months that offer the best discounts, with average prices of £140.29, £146.91, and £148.91 per night, respectively, based on data collected in 2020.

When does the price of holiday rentals in Iceland go up the most?

Following the data observed in 2020, the cost per night for accommodation is usually higher, on average, during the months of July (£297.83), June (£219.56), and August (£206.13).

Is Iceland a good location for a last-minute getaway?

In order to not have problems finding accommodation in Iceland, we recommend you to think ahead, as 55% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.

What time of the year can I find more available holiday rentals?

The most available months, on average, are May (with an availability of 59.8%), April (57.25%), and June (54.5%), according to the trends observed in 2020.

During which months are there fewer rentals available in Iceland?

The month with the highest average booked rental figures is August (only 30% of properties were available on average in 2019). Followed by July (34.75%), and September (39.25%).

How many holiday rentals does Holidu have in Iceland?

Our inventory features around 1800 properties from 10 partners.

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