Laden with numerous natural and man-made wonders, the island nation of Iceland surely has everything that every tourist will enjoy. It is truly an exciting experience visiting Iceland, especially with its amazing festivals, tourist destinations, culinary spots, shopping areas, and places for kayaking. The island is very diverse and has a number of volcanoes, thermal pools, breathtaking landscapes, and dramatic glaciers. Aside from that, the capital city of Reykjavik also offers a lot of modern amenities, amazing architecture, and great shopping areas that everyone will surely love before venturing to the other parts of the country. Make your stay in the island country even more exciting by staying at a glamping spot. Here’s a list of the top glamping spots in Iceland.
1. Private accommodation with a garden (from USD 359)
Located right in the heart of Iceland’s capital city of Reykjavik, the Reykjavik Domes offers a very central location to all of the best destinations within the city. Each of their private accommodations come with a minibar, a satellite television, ironing facilities, bay windows, a CD player, and a private bathroom with a shower and a bidet. A pillow-top mattress and down pillows are also provided for your utmost comfort. There’s also free parking, a golf course, barbecue facilities, and a safety deposit box available within the property. For your dining options, you’ll also find plenty of places to eat breakfast in Reykjavik.
Parking Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Free parking Internet services
2. A unique glamping spot with sea views (from USD 343)
Camp Boutique is a very unique glamping hotel that is situated right on the Iceland countryside along the Skjálfandafljót river. Each of their glamping tents come with a heating system, free Wi-Fi access, carpeted flooring, ironing facilities, and a private family bathroom. Guests also get to enjoy free parking within the premises, a storage facility, and spectacular views of the sea from the balcony. A continental breakfast is also served in the morning to start your day right while in Iceland.
Camp Boutique - Original North
Address: Vað 1 Þingeyjarsveit
Parking Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services BBQ facilities Heating
3. A quaint camp surrounded by lush farms (from USD 212)
Camp Boutique is a charming and quaint tent hotel at the Loftsstaðir-Vestri, located along the south coast of Iceland. Just a 40-minute drive away from Reykjavik, the camp consists of Bell tents, where each of them comes with a unique interior, a well-equipped kitchen, a comfy living room, and a private bathroom. The camp is surrounded by lush farms and is only a five-minute walk away from the black sand beach that is known for its amazing birdlife.
Address: Loftsstaðir - Vestri
Parking Pets allowed 24-hour front desk Garden Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services
4. Beautiful glamping tent with amazing fjord views (from USD 211)
Nestled in a beautiful location, in the middle of the hills across a fjord, is this Mongolian yurt that comes with three beds that can sleep up to five people. Wake up every morning with the sound of the birds, raindrops, and a great view of the mountains and the fjord that surrounds you. You’ll also get to enjoy the local wildlife, one of the things Iceland is famous for. All of these natural wonders are available without being too far from the city. Each of their private yurts come with a toilet, a sink, electricity, and free firewood. There’s also free parking, free breakfast, toiletries, a barbecue grill and other basic necessities provided for every guest to enjoy during their stay on this beautiful glamping yurt.
Stay in a yurt just outside Akureyri, great viewAkureyri, IcelandSuperhost
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:very cozy with lots of warm bedding and pillows comfortable bed as wellthe outside toilet is warm and the path to it is well lit up
Cleanliness:very clean and close to cityRead more reviews
Location:the location and yurt are fantastica amazing location will be exceptionnal with shower facilitieswe really can recommend this placethis place is just amazingthis place is truly amazing
5. Unique glamping experience in a secluded island (from USD 106)
Get to visit the very amazing yet secluded island of Traustholtshólmi when you are in Iceland. Make your stay at this private island even more memorable by staying at one of the three traditional Mongolian yurts on the island. Fall in love with the breathtaking panoramic views of the natural scenery that surrounds you. You will also love the authentic Icelandic cuisine being served to you every day, especially as it is cooked using the freshest and the most authentic ingredients that are locally sourced and freshly picked. The yurt itself comes with everything you need for a comfortable stay, like toiletries, towels, linen, a fireplace, heating facilities, and free Wi-Fi. Your host is also very glad to serve you food three times a day for the whole duration of your stay.
Traustholtsholmi *Unique Mongolian Yurts*Selfoss, Iceland
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:the bathroom is a normal toilet and sink in a shed also perfectly cleanthe yurts are works of art; beautiful and spotless
Host:hákon was an amazing hosthe was the perfect host; attentive but not intrusivehákon is a great hostespecially would recommend a dinner by hostnot only was hakon super helpful and knowledgeable of the area he was an amazing cookRead more reviews
Location:wonderful place for romantic trip
6. Luxury glamping at a farmhouse (from USD 158)
If you’re fond of farm stays, then sit back, relax, and enjoy your accommodation at one of these luxurious glamping tents offered by the Farmhouse Lodge. Start your day right with amazing views of the grass field that surrounds you every day. Each of their tents has a very spacious interior that comes with full-sized beds and wool blankets for every guest. You also get access to their big barn, where you can cook, buy some food, sit and relax. Relax at one of their benches and tables and enjoy their complimentary Wi-Fi connection. There’s also a shower and bathroom for their guests to use during their stay. The tent also comes with an additional sleeping bag, a 12-volt USB port for you to charge your gadgets, hardwood flooring, a coffee maker, a teapot, fresh milk, and a gas grill.
Luxury Glamping, South Iceland at FarmhouseSkeidflot, Iceland
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:the only complaint is that the bed warmer auto shuts off and it can get pretty coldwe loved the heated mattresses although i think i might have preferred a space heatergoing to bed with the aurora borealis and waking up with the amazing viewsurprisingly comfortable (and heated) bedsthe barn area had a full kitchen area and coffee which was an awesome perk i didn’t expect
Cleanliness:fun stay clean and comfythe tent was clean and the items included helped us keep comfortable and warmthe shower and bathroom was nice and clean and you can experience a beautiful sunsetthe tent and bathroom was clean and ready when we got there
Host:staff were friendly and be aware that these tents are on a working sheep farmthe tents are gorgeous beautifully lit and all kinds of cozytents are a little closer than expected but the staff is very nice and friendlyRead more reviews
Location:it is definitely a unique stay in a great location between vik and skogafoss waterfallreally cool location yummy breakfast friendly staff
7. Camping units with mountain views (from USD 87)
Located right at the heart of Vestmannaeyjar town in Iceland, you will surely love staying at Glamping and Camping. Enjoy amazing views of the mountains, especially when you wake up. Each of their camping units comes with their own seating area, heating, a personal computer, and ironing facilities. There’s also a shared bathroom, a shared kitchen, laundry facilities, a clothes dryer, and a sun terrace available on the property. It is also near a golf course, the Landlyst Museum, and the pier going to the Westman Islands.
Glamping & Camping
Parking Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Free parking Heating Non-smoking throughout
8. Stay amidst nature in a comfy tent (from USD 81)
Stay and sleep right in the middle of the beauty of nature at one of the comfortable and luxurious glamping tents at the Stafafell Sacred Garden. Located in Stafafell, just a mere 30-minute drive from Höfn, the property offers toilets, showers, electricity, and cooking facilities to all of their guests. But the real deal on this property is the experience of staying in a very natural environment for a night.
Stafafell Sacred Garden
Address: Stafafell Nature Park
Parking Garden Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services Hiking Cycling Horse riding
See the wonders of Iceland now
Iceland, indeed, is blessed with a lot of natural and man-made attractions that both locals and tourists love and enjoy. If you’re planning a vacation here, you’ll find a plethora of things to do during the summer holidays. The island nation is truly a must-visit destination for everyone, especially to those looking for a whole new experience in Europe. While there are plenty of spa hotels that offer fantastic amenities, make your stay in the cold, snowy country even more memorable and unique by staying at one of the top glamping spots in Iceland.
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