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Eirð is an exclusive water front retreat on Iceland's south coast. This vacation rental is uniquely located on a peninsula by lake Gislholtsvatn and provides extra privacy with connection to nature and an opportunity to practice mindfulness.

Eirð consists of one main building and three spacious guest houses, mixing together an old scandinavian lodge style with modern scandinavian architecture.

The main building boasts three bedrooms, two bathrooms with a shower, a large kitchen, a library with a wood burning stove, a dining area with a direct south facing lake view, a fireplace nook off the dining area and a hot tub.

Each of the guest houses has two single beds (or one double), a bathroom with shower, extra sleeping space upstairs and a work station. A coffee maker and speakers are found in each of our guesthouses.

In total Eirð currently has 6 bedrooms and is therefore well suited for up to 12 people. Extra beds can be arranged for another 3 people, but 15 really is the maximum number of guests we currently accept.


Local activities

Eirð itself offers kayak (to use directly on Gislholtsvatn lake) and mountain bike (for bike tours in the immediate vicinity) special request. 

Within 30-70 minutes from Eirð you will then find major tourist attractions such as: Geysir, Gullfoss, Mount Hekla, the infamous Eyjafjallajökull volcano (modern visitor center at Hvolsvöllur), river rafting on the river Hvítá, horse back riding, Kerið crater and Þórsmörk highlands.

At Eirð you will find a more detailed guide to restaurants and tourist attractions in the vicinity. This guide can be emailed to you as a pdf upon order confirmation, to help with the planning of your trip.



Eirð requires booking of the whole property which includes the main house and three guesthouses. Pricing can easily be seen on our booking site but we charge nightly. Cleaning fees included in pricing

For more information about rental rates please contact us via email.

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Eirð Retreat

Gíslholtsvatn Eystra, Near Hella 851

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