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Vacation rentals in Akureyri

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Popular amenities for Akureyri vacation rentals

Stay near Akureyri's top sights

Akureyri Church36 locals recommend
Botanical Garden Akureyri61 locals recommend
Kjarnaskógur39 locals recommend
Akureyri Backpackers26 locals recommend
Akureyri Fish & Chips9 locals recommend
Bautinn Restaurant22 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Akureyri

  • Total rentals

    410 properties

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    90 properties have a dedicated workspace

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    80 properties allow pets

  • Family-friendly rentals

    220 properties are a good fit for families

  • Total number of reviews

    18K reviews

  • Nightly prices starting at

    $20 before taxes and fees

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Akureyri?

    The weather in Akureyri varies throughout the year. In the summer, temperatures typically rise to around 15°C (59°F), while winter temperatures can drop to -5°C (23°F) or lower. Winter visitors should be prepared for snowy conditions, which provide excellent opportunities for winter sports.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Akureyri?

    In Akureyri, you can explore the bustling city center, visit museums and art galleries, or enjoy outdoor activities like hiking and skiing. Whale watching tours are also quite popular, as are trips to the nearby Mývatn Nature Baths.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Akureyri?

    Many visitors choose to travel to Akureyri during the summer months of June to August. During this time, the town hosts the Summer Arts Festival, a celebration of music, art, and culture. However, winter is also popular for those interested in skiing and other winter sports.

  • What are the best places to stay in Akureyri?

    Many visitors choose to stay in the city center, close to numerous restaurants, shops, and attractions. Hafnarstræti, the main street, is often recommended for its vibrant atmosphere. If you prefer quieter surroundings, the residential areas of Brekkugata and Þórunnarstræti are frequently suggested.

  • What are the best places to visit in Akureyri?

    In Akureyri, you may want to explore the Akureyri Church, known for its unique architecture, and the Akureyri Botanical Gardens, home to a wide variety of Icelandic plant species. For those interested in art, the Akureyri Art Museum displays a collection of modern and contemporary works.

  • What are some hiking trails in Akureyri?

    Akureyri has several hiking trails worth exploring. The Súlur Mountain trail is a challenging hike offering panoramic views of the town and surrounding fjords. For a more leisurely hike, consider the Kjarnaskógur Woods, with its 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) of trails and picnic spots.

  • What are some family activities to do in Akureyri?

    Families in Akureyri can enjoy outdoor activities like hiking in the Kjarnaskógur Woods or visiting the family-friendly Arctic Botanical Gardens. The Akureyri Geothermal Pool, with its hot tubs and water slides, is also a popular spot for families.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Akureyri?

    From Akureyri, you can take a day trip to the volcanic wonderland around Lake Mývatn, explore the Mývatn Nature Baths, or visit the nearby fishing village of Húsavík. Whale and puffin watching tours are also popular day activities.

  • How much does it cost to stay in apartment rentals in Akureyri?

    Experience the best of Akureyri with our apartment rentals, starting at about $20 per day, before taxes and fees. Embrace comfort and style while staying within your budget in your home away from home.

  • Are there family-friendly vacation rentals in Akureyri?

    Akureyri has more than 220 family-friendly stays. Amenities on the property may include high chairs, travel cribs, or strollers.

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