Bookings for 2014
We are now busy preparing for the summer season of 2014. Bookings for the coming year, as well as the year 2015 are going well for all our services, hotel rooms, restaurant and private arrangements such as weddings and birthday parties. We also advise people to book horse riding in advance as any other service we supply, if you have certain dates in mind and want to be sure to get what you want. We still have vacancies in most weeks but they are.........
Christmas Greetings from Leirubakki
To all our colleagues, customers and employees around the world;
Thank you for a very pleasant..........
Riding tours 2014
We have already started to book our very popular horseback riding tours for the year 2014. As always, we offer a wide variety of tours, for beginners as well as riders with more experience. You can choose everything from 1 hour up to a whole day tour, and we offer 6 – 7 different day tours. We ride in the spectacular landscape on all sides of the farm; in beutiful pasture land, or over lava..........
Nature around - Landmannalaugar
The Fjallabak Nature Reserve, Peaceland between the mountains.
The pearl of the central highlands, Landmannalaugar, and its surroundings are too colorful and magnificent to..........
Northern lights - Aurora borealis
We had guests at the hotel yesterday, watching the northern lights for 3 hours, until they went to sleep.
But what exactly are the northern lights? It is the sun that lies behind the formation of the auroras. During large solar explosions and flares, huge quantities of particles..........
In the middle of South Iceland
Hotel Leirubakki is well situated in the middle of South Iceland, short from the highlands, like Landmannalaugar and Hekla. It is ideal to stay in Leirubakki for several days, travelling daytours in all directions, going horse riding and having a good time relaxing in our hot tubs at nights. See the distances in km. from Leirubakki to all the attractive locations in our part of the country.
Riding tours at Leirubakki
Most of our half-day tours and day tours as well as the short 1 – 1,5 hours tours we offer all year round. Everyone, individuals and groups, can experience
the variety of the landscape, the history, the culture and the wonderful Icelandic horse and the very special gait – TÖLT – one of the 5 different gates the Icelandic horse is so well...........
British school-children visiting Leirubakki
Every year there are thousands of British school-children visiting Iceland in the autumn- and spring breaks of their schools. These are children and teenagers at various ages, staying a few days in Iceland, residing in hotels or guesthouses, visiting a number of the most popular tourist attractions. At this time of the year, many school groups visit Leirubakki.................
Quiz on Facebook - winner
Our quiz game in Desember on our Facebook site, ended with one winner, which had all 5 answers right. It was an Icelandic woman who will receive a gift card from Hotel Leirubakki.
View our slideshow from Leirubakki
Leirubakki is only 100 km from Reykjavík, on good, paved road the whole way. It lies in the heart of South Iceland and most historical sites and natural wonders of this part of the country are within one hour's drive.
Hotel Leirubakki and the Hekla Center welcome guests all year round. The area is renowned for its natural...............