Luxury ION Adventure Hotel vacations

ION Adventure Hotel

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Emerging from a dramatic landscape of lava rocks and illuminated by the radiant Northern Lights, the ION Adventure Hotel is the last word on five-star adventure travel in Iceland. Around an hour’s drive from Reykjavik, the hotel is the perfect place to explore the country’s interior after a stay in the quirky capital.

The ION Adventure Hotel began life as an abandoned inn, that in the decades prior had served as a shelter for the workers of the nearby Nesjavellir Geothermal Power Plant. Since then, the imposing concrete structure has been radically transformed into a chic retreat that looks more like a crash-landed spaceship than a former watering hole for tired geothermal workers. Throughout the property, guests will find interiors comprised of driftwood and recycled materials, and an overall approach to design that seeks to amplify the gorgeous Icelandic surroundings. The main allure of the ION Adventure Hotel is its offerings of truly unforgettable adventure experiences, which range from cave exploring to kayaking and horse riding.

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  • Isolated location
  • Mountain views
  • Great breakfast
  • Nature trails
  • Ultra-modern design
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows in rooms

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.


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Luke Matthewman

Luke Matthewman

Luxury Travel Expert

"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

Maria Gardner

Luxury Travel Expert

"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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