Escape to the mountain’s embrace at Vestrahorn

Discover the stunning beauty of Vestrahorn. Nest up at our family-run Viking Cafe Guesthouse or enjoy a warm cup of coffee and a delicious “Vaffla” at Viking Cafe. We look forward to welcoming you to our home!

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Viking Cafe Guesthouse

Discover a stunning and peaceful corner of Iceland. Relax and enjoy the cozy and scenic world of this majestic mountain. Nest up in at Viking Cafe Guesthouse so you can truly take in the inviting embrace of Vestrahorn.

About our Guesthouse
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Why visit Vestrahorn?

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Photography at Vestrahorn

‍Vestrahorn offers endless opportunities for creative photography. Here are some pointers for anyone who is inspired to capture Vestrahorn’s charm.

  • Check the weather forecast before you go and dress accordingly. You don’t want to miss the opportunity because of bad weather conditions.
  • Aim for the golden or blue hour, when the light is soft and warm. You can use the sunset and sunrise time above to plan your visit. Arrive early to find the best spot for your composition.
  • Look for reflections of Vestrahorn on the wet sand or in the lagoon. They can add depth and symmetry to your photos. You can use the high tide times and wind speed above to time your visit.
  • If you are lucky, you might see the northern lights above Vestrahorn. They can create a stunning contrast as they dance above the jagged peaks of the mountain. You can use the chances of seeing the northern lights above to decide when to go.

The many colors of Vestrahorn

Vestrahorn offers a variety of color compositions for photographers who want to capture its beauty in different seasons, weather conditions, and times of the day. Here below are some of our favorite colors of Vestrahorn.

Snow covered Vestrahorn Vestrahorn lit up by green norther lights Vestahorn in the purple and blue sunset light Grey and blue lit image of Vestrahorn beach and mountain Green lit image of Vestrahorn beach and mountain Blue image of Vestrahorn beach
An Icelandic Waffle with cream and rhubarb jam on top, served with a Coffee with foamed milk

Grab a freshly baked “Vaffla” at Viking Cafe

Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, making them the perfect complement to our rich and flavorful coffee. Whether you’re looking for a quick breakfast or a leisurely brunch

Our Viking Cafe is a cozy and friendly place with a fascinating story to tell about the Viking era and the folk stories from the area. You can relax and enjoy the breathtaking view of Vestrahorn mountain, with its jagged peaks, dark slopes, and radiant beauty.

Come and join us at our Viking Cafe and indulge yourself in a delicious and energizing treat!

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What our guests love about Vestrahorn

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Frequently asked question

Where do I buy admission tickets to Vestrahorn?

If you want to visit the stunning Vestrahorn beach, you can buy your admission tickets at the Viking Cafe during opening hours. There, you can also enjoy a warm cup of coffee and a delicious “Vaffla” while admiring the majestic mountain view. The admission fee is 1.000 kr. per person but free for children under the age of 16. If you come outside opening hours, don’t worry, you can still buy your tickets at the self-service kiosk outside of the cafe. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Do bookings at Viking Cafe Guesthouse include access to Vestrahorn beach?

Absolutely! Booking a room at Viking Cafe guesthouse or at our campsite means you can explore the beautiful Vetrahorn beach anytime you want. It’s just a short walk from our guesthouse, and you’ll love the scenery and the atmosphere.

Do I need a 4x4 to reach Vestrahorn?

Not at all, Vestrahorn is accessible by any type of car. The road is gravel, but you can manage it with any vehicle. However, if there is heavy snow in the winter time, you might need a 4x4 for safety reasons.

What time is check-in and check-out at Viking Cafe Guesthouse?

Check-in is from 14:00 to 19:00 on the day of arrival. We will try our best to accommodate you if you arrive earlier, but please understand that our latest check-out time is 11:00 and we need some time to prepare the rooms. Check-out is from 00:00 to 11:00 on the day of departure. We can’t guarantee late check-outs, but you are welcome to store your luggage with us after check-out.

How often can my Vestrahorn ticket be used?

Each ticket is valid only once, we implemented this policy to prevent misuse and ensure fairness. However, we understand that some visitors may wish to explore the area multiple times during the same day. To accommodate such requests, we encourage guests to engage in a friendly dialogue with our Cafe staff. They will be more than happy to assist and provide additional tickets for re-entry.

Do you serve breakfast at Viking Cafe Guesthouse and is it included in the room rate?

Yes, we serve a delicious and hearty breakfast that is included in the room rate. You can choose from a variety of options, such as bread, pastries, cereals, fruits, yogurt, cheese, ham, eggs and more. We also have coffee, tea, juice and milk to drink. Breakfast is served in our cozy dining room with a view of Vestrahorn.

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Watch our video of the Vestrahorn area

Start your Vestrahorn adventure now and book your room!

Escape the ordinary and discover the extraordinary at Vestrahorn. Stay at our family-run Guesthouse and experience the tranquility of nature.
We’ll make your adventure unforgettable!

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