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Iceland

Dazzlingly dramatic landscapes littered with unique natural phenomena such as hot springs, waterfalls, glaciers, and geysers, Iceland is an adventurer’s wonderland waiting to be discovered. This is a destination that truly has it all, whether you’re looking to relax beside thermal spas or explore landscapes shaped by centuries of volcanic activity, you’re guaranteed an unforgettable experience in Iceland.

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Iceland is a land of contrasts, where modern city life meets rugged natural beauty. In Reykjavik, visitors can enjoy a vibrant culinary scene and lively nightlife. But the real magic of Iceland lies in its natural wonders, like the stunning Thingvellir National Park, the majestic Gullfoss waterfall, and the otherworldly geothermal area of Geysir. Whether you’re looking for relaxation or adventure, Iceland has something for everyone.

Whether you prefer a cozy boutique hotel or a secluded lodge in the wilderness, Iceland has it all. One of the most popular ways to unwind in Iceland is by soaking in the country’s famous hot springs, or even better, from the comfort of your own private hot tub. And if you’re lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of the breathtaking Northern Lights dancing across the sky. All of this while surrounded by the serene beauty of Iceland’s natural landscapes.

At Out Of Office we specialize in curating bespoke itineraries that are tailored to you and informed by our expert knowledge of Iceland and it’s best luxury properties. We can take care of every detail, and love adding special moments that truly elevate your trip. From snowmobiling over glaciers to taking a helicopter ride to a towering waterfall – if you can imagine it, we can realize it.

A very special and memorable paradise awaits you here. Each activity feels truly unique. Soak away an afternoon in the famous Blue Lagoon oasis, go out on nighttime expeditions to spot the Northern Lights, or go hiking amongst majestic waterfalls and dramatic mountain vistas. It’s a true playground for nature lovers.


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"Iceland has a reputation as one of the most sought-after luxury travel destinations. With bubbling thermal spas and some of the world's most breathtaking scenery, it's a truly unmissable country."

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Maria Gardner

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"There's something magical about Iceland. In Reykjavik, you can sample authentic Icelandic cuisine before heading into the frozen wilderness to explore the otherworldly natural environment."

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Travel Information

The Golden Circle is a popular tourist route in Iceland that showcases some of the country’s most breathtaking natural wonders. One of the highlights is Thingvellir National Park, where visitors can witness the unique geological phenomenon of the rift valley between the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates. Another must-see attraction is the stunning Gullfoss waterfall, which cascades down two tiers into a deep canyon. And no trip to the Golden Circle is complete without a visit to the geothermal area of Geysir, where visitors can witness the spectacular eruptions of the hot springs. From charming boutique hotels to lavish lodges surrounded by untouched wilderness, there are plenty of options for those seeking a high-end tour of The Golden Circle. Take a dip in natural hot springs or indulge in personalized spa treatments while admiring the breathtaking beauty of Iceland’s natural landscapes.

Reykjavik, the capital city of Iceland, is a bustling hub of luxury travel experiences. With its vibrant atmosphere, world-class restaurants, exclusive shopping, and endless cultural experiences, Reykjavik is the perfect destination for those seeking a luxurious escape. Whether you’re looking to indulge in fine dining or explore the city’s rich history and culture, Reykjavik has something for everyone. A private tour of the city allows you to explore at your own pace and discover hidden gems such as the Harpa concert hall and the charming old town with its colorful houses.

Known for being one of the most LGBTQ+-friendly countries in the world, same-sex marriage has been legal in Iceland since 2010, and the country was the first in the world to elect an openly gay head of state. Discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity is illegal, and the country has a vibrant LGBTQ+ population.

Things to do in Iceland

Seljavallalaug Hot Spring

Nestled in a secluded valley, the Seljavallalaug Hot Spring is a true hidden treasure that promises a serene and distinctive experience. Constructed in 1923, this is one of Iceland’s oldest swimming pools, and it is supplied by a natural hot spring. The pool is enveloped by breathtaking mountains and is an ideal spot to unwind and appreciate the splendor of Iceland’s countryside. It’s worth mentioning that the pool is not maintained by the government, and it’s the responsibility of visitors to keep it tidy.

Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon

Nestled in Iceland lies a hidden treasure known as Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon. This natural wonder offers a one-of-a-kind hiking experience, with breathtaking views that will leave you in awe. The canyon stretches for about 2 kilometers and is up to 100 meters deep, with a river flowing through its base. As you hike along the canyon’s edge, you’ll be treated to stunning vistas of the surrounding mountains and waterfalls.

Hraunfossar Waterfall

Nestled in the western region of Iceland lies the stunning Hraunfossar Waterfall, a true hidden gem waiting to be discovered. This natural wonder is composed of a series of small waterfalls that cascade out of the lava fields, creating a breathtaking sight to behold. The falls are surrounded by lush greenery, providing a tranquil and serene environment for visitors to enjoy. Wooden walkways allow for easy exploration of the falls from various angles, making it a photographer’s dream and an ideal spot to unwind and soak in the beauty of nature.

Iceland is a prime destination for those seeking to witness the awe-inspiring Northern Lights. The best time to catch this natural phenomenon is during the months of September to April when the nights are the longest and the skies are clearest. To fully experience the beauty of the Northern Lights, it’s best to venture away from the bright lights of the city and head to locations such as Skaftafell National Park, Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, and the remote Westfjords.With a variety of deluxe accommodations to choose from, including private cabins, boutique hotels, and lodges with breathtaking views, you can indulge in the ultimate level of luxury during your Northern Lights experience. Some of these accommodations even offer unique amenities like private outdoor hot tubs or observatories, allowing you to witness the beauty of the Northern Lights in style.Iceland is a land of adventure and relaxation. While the Northern Lights is a must-see attraction, there are plenty of other thrilling activities to enjoy. Take a ride on a dog sled, hop on a snowmobile, or hike across a glacier. If you’re looking for a more laid-back experience, treat yourself to a luxurious spa treatment or soak in one of Iceland’s many natural hot springs. Whatever your preference, Iceland has something for everyone.

  • January

    -3°C - 3°C

    January is right in the middle of the winter season, so expect cold temperatures of around -2°C and around 4 hours of sunlight during the day.

  • February

    -2 - 2°C

    February is similar to January in the sense that it is still very cold, however, the hours of sunshine increased to around 6 hrs.

  • March

    -2°C - 2°C

    Temperatures are still cold, but again the total ours of daylight increases to around 10 hours.

  • April

    0°C - 5°C

    April temperatures pick up a little with the daily average in Reykjavik reaching 3°C (still very cold!). On average, the sun will rise at 06:50 and set at 20:20 so daylight sunshine increases further.

  • May

    3°C - 9°C

    May sees a further increase in temperature as we get closer to the summer months. May also sees more rainfall than previous months with around 40mm of precipitation throughout the month.

  • June

    7°C - 11°C

    June brings more hours of lovely sunshine, with total hours of daylight reaching around 20 hours. Average temperatures in Reykjavik are around 9°C.

  • July

    9°C - 13°C

    July is very similar to June, long sunny hours of sunshine, with very little rainfall and mild to cold temperatures.

  • August

    8°C - 13°C

    Temperature wise, August is similar to the other summer months with an average of around 11°C. Daylight sunshine starts to decrease slightly down to 18 hours.

  • September

    5°C - 9°C

    The daily hours of sunshine continue to decrease in September down to 16 and a half. Temperatures also fall with this to an average of 7°C. September also sees an increase in rain precipitation as well.

  • October

    2°C - 6°C

    October sees around 10 and a half hours of sunlight each day with daily averages hitting 4°C. From October to April is the best time to see the Northern lights, you want complete darkness for the best views.

  • November

    0°C - 5°C

    In November the weather starts to enter the winter season, the snow will start to fall and temperatures will drop to sub-zero.

  • December

    -1°C - 4°C

    In December daylight hours decrease down to 5 hours and with this brings a decrease in temperature and some snow. It is a great time to visit if you want picturesque scenery.

If you’re planning a trip to Iceland, flying is the easiest and most popular way to get there. The country has two main airports: Keflavik International Airport, which is located about 50 km from Reykjavik, and Reykjavik Domestic Airport, which is situated in the city center. Keflavik International Airport is the primary hub for international flights, with many airlines offering direct flights from major cities in Europe, North America, and Asia. Some of the airlines that fly to Iceland include Icelandair, WOW Air, Delta, United, and British Airways.

For those seeking a more unique and picturesque way to travel to Iceland, ferries are a great option. Smyril Line is the primary ferry operator, offering a weekly service from Denmark to Iceland with stops in the Faroe Islands. The journey takes approximately three days and provides breathtaking views of the North Atlantic Ocean. While there are occasional ferry services from other countries like Norway and Germany, they are less frequent and may require multiple transfers.

While Iceland does have a public transportation system, it is limited compared to other countries. The main form of public transportation is buses, which operate in and between cities and towns. The largest bus company is Strætó, which offers both local and long-distance routes.

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