Hestheimar horse farm offers accommodation in a cosy guesthouse, ideal for those who would like to get to know the Icelandic horse or enjoy a country stay.
Hestheimar, guesthouse and horse farm, is conveniently located only in 1 hours´drive from Reykjavík,as well as the main attractions in South Iceland, such as: The Golden Circle, Seljalandsfoss, Þórsmörk, Landmannalaugar and Thingvellir. The view from Hestheimar is breathtaking with clear view of landmarks such as the ar, the Eyjafjallajökull volcano, and the well-known mountains of Tindfjöll and volcano Hekla. A great location to enjoy the northern lights, far away from light pollusion. Hestheimar, is a family owned horse farm, ideal for those who would like to get to know the Icelandic horse or enjoy a country stay. Accommodation is in 12 double rooms with made up beds, 6 cottages with sun deck, apartment with kitchen or at the barn loft in sleeping bags. Yoga lessons and massage can be arranged. Full board available, homey cooking and all cakes and bread are homebaked. Horse rental is open all year; beautiful riding paths in the area. Longer riding tours available in the summertime, 1-8 days riding tours in Iceland’s magnificient countryside, tailormade for each group. Horse sale all year. Riding lessons by professional riding teachers. Visits to other breeding farms in South Iceland for groups. Farm stay; guests can stay at the farm and experience the farm life. Horse shows for groups with coffee buffet or BBQ. Riding clinics for 4-12 riders. Incentive tours for groups; teambuilding activities, dining included. Stable visits available all year. Free Wi Fi in all rooms and buildings in Hestheimar.
English, Scandinavian and German spoken, as well as a bit of French.
How to find?
Hestheimar is by road no. 281, 3 km off road 1. Only 50 minutes drive from Reykjavík. The Hestheimar´s buildings are visible from the main road.
From Selfoss: Leave Selfoss heading to Hella on road no. 1. Stay on for around 23 km. Turn left on road no. 281, flags and signs by the road. Stay on for around 3 km, there you will find the farm Hestheimar.
Staying at Hestheimar offers a variety of family-friendly activivites, such as riding, hiking, bicyckling , enjoying the company of the farm animals: horses, dogs and cats, often kittens.
Booking now ! 2 week long riding courses for kids summer 2016 !We only offer 2 week long riding courses for kids each summer and they are always both fully booked ! This year they will take place in June 12th-17th 2016 and June 19th-24th 2016. Each riding course costs: 59.000 ISK per person. Included is: Full board, accommodation in sleeping bag accommodation, riding lessons, horse, saddlery, helmet, riding tours, games, disco, 2 trips to swimming pools close to Hestheimar and more…. These riding courses are always fully booked, so do not hesitate to book now ! Students are from 8-12 years old and come from all over the world. Only qualified riding teachers and primary school teacher are working in these riding courses. Satisfied students, who attend these courses year after year, tell the whole story. More information and bookings: [email protected], www.hestheimar.is
Welcome to Hestheimar, where riders in all ages enjoy life !
Lea and Marteinn, owners of Hestheimar.
We welcome all guests, riders and non-riders alike ! Come to Hestheimar and enjoy good atmosphere, dining, nature and location !
Please contact us for pricelists, bookings and offers for groups.
Hestheimar 851 Hella
Open all year round.