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Iceland – it’s out of this world
Visit Iceland, an island erupting with natural phenomena.
Iceland holidays will reawaken your senses. Tick off tumbling waterfalls, amble along the rift valley of Þingvellir National Park and watch The Great Geysir bubble and burst on a Golden Circle tour. Enjoy a luxurious soak in the Blue Lagoon’s famous geothermal pools or venture away from the crowds for a dip at the Secret Lagoon.
Begin your once-in-a-lifetime trip in the world’s northernmost capital, Reykjavik. See the highlights of the capital on a Reykjavik sightseeing tour, with a hop-on hop-off bus experience. Soak up the cosmopolitan charm of this colourful city, before venturing beyond to see some of the world’s most iconic scenery.
With regular flights to Iceland, you can arrive for any mesmerising season this island has to offer. Take advantage of 24-hour daylight in the summer when you see the magnificent cascades of Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls and tip-toe on the black volcanic sands of Vik along the south coast. Alternatively, savour the snowy onyx winter nights and discover rippling waves in the sky on a Iceland Northern Lights tour – this place is magical all-year-round.
Whether you want to hike over glaciers, trek around volcanoes, join a wild winter whale watching tour, walk over beaches covered in icebergs or roam the hills of the coastline to spot puffins in their natural habitat – you can in Iceland.
Holidays in Iceland
Our recommended Iceland holidays
Combine the culture of a city break with the excitement of outdoor adventures on unforgettable Iceland holidays. Be enchanted by the spectacular natural wonders of this beautiful country. Discover hot springs, waterfalls, famous geothermal pools and if you’re lucky the mesmerising Northern Lights. Reykjavik provides the perfect base for seeing the sights - this cosmopolitan city may be small, but it won’t disappoint.
3 star holidays
Take a weekend break in Reykjavik – or stay a bit longer and make it your base to venture into the wild. The Fron Hotel offers a simple stay in the heart of the action. Book a stay at the Skuggi Hotel by Keahotels for contemporary style close to the coast. Alternatively, choose the CenterHotel Klopp for its continental breakfast before big days out; it’s also a comfy place to rest your head.
4 star holidays
Check in to the Radisson Blu Saga and unwind in Mímisbar before dining in the Mímir restaurant, offering delicious Iceland produce. Fancy a retreat with a spa? The Nordic-style CenterHotel Midgardur offers a supremely tranquil spa. If you prefer, the luxurious and centrally-located Borg by Keahotels also houses a serene spa, in addition to a Jamie’s Italian restaurant branch.
5 star holidays
Choose between our most luxurious hotels. Stay at the plush and swanky Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel for its super chic rooms, beautiful bar and tantalising cuisine. Be sure to relax in the hotel’s Bathhouse at every given opportunity. Alternatively, the Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre oozes with boutique bliss. With its sensational location a short walk from the waterfront, it’s easy to see the best of the city from here.
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Iceland: The Land of Fire and Ice
What better way to explore the extraordinary landscape of Iceland, than by road tripping this mesmerising destination. Ride to volcano bases, geothermal pools or venture the beaten track to glaciers. With flights to Reykjavik from London three times a week, make your dates for the ultimate fly-drive.
Top things to do in Reykjavik
The natural wonders of Iceland are plentiful and Reykjavik is a capital to count on. From sightseeing extravaganzas to Icelandic comfort food that’ll warm your heart, cover all your bases as you explore this extraordinary city. Wander through the Old Harbour, stroll along the coastal paths and take in the spectacular scenery. Reap the rewards of this ethereal city, like no other.
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Hotels in Iceland
Our range of hotels in Iceland will surpass every expectation; they provide the perfect base for exploring the Icelandic capital and beyond. Choose a carefully selected hotel in Reykjavik that suits your budget, taste and requirements. Or book your flight + hotel or flight + car together and save money on your city break or fly-drive holiday.Book your stay
Things to do in Iceland
Whether you are planning a city break or a touring holiday, you’ll be spoilt by the variety of things to do in Iceland. Admire striking architecture and absorb the rich culinary choices and vibrant nightlife of Iceland’s capital. Tick off must-do experiences, the Blue Lagoon and Northern Lights. Or enjoy the ultimate Icelandic holiday adventure, the Golden Circle tour, which sees you follow a 300km circuit – passing dramatic scenery, waterfalls and more.Things to do
Car hire in Iceland
Hire a car in Iceland and enjoy the freedom and flexibility to see the sights at your own pace. Combine a city break in vibrant Reykjavik with a holiday exploring the surrounding areas. Get great rates and flexibility when you book car hire with British Airways, in partnership with Avis. And save even more when you book a flight + car package.Plan a road trip