Ölfus municipality is located on the south west coast of Iceland, approx. 50 km from Reykjavik capital. The population is slightly over 2000 inhabitants and is growing. Thorlakshofn is the largest town in the municipality with approx. 1600 inhabitants.
Ölfus offers a wide range of beautiful landscapes with black sand beaches, cliffs, lava formations, caves, geothermal areas and vivid hot springs.
From Thorlakshofn and all over the municipality you have sensational panoramic view over most of the south coast e.g. over the volcanoes Mt. Hekla and Eyjafjallajokull and to the Westman Islands.