What to do in Dalvikurbyggd

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What to do in Dalvíkurbyggð - 2019 

 

Accommodation

1. Hótel Dalvík in Dalvík is a comfortable hotel with a wonderful view over the town and nearby mountains. The Swimming pool is only 600m from the hotel. Further information or bookings by calling +354 466-3395, on the hotel website or via e-mail, info@hoteldalvik.is.

2. Dalvík hostel is a local family business in Dalvík. There you can book rooms with a private or shared bathroom or a 104 years old renovated romantic house. All further information by calling +354 699-6616 or via e-mail, vegamot@vegamot.net

3. Húsabakki guesthouse is a beautiful guesthouse in the heart of Svarfaðardalur valley. Very comfortable athmosphere and wonderful view. You can also find a camping area at this place. Further information by calling +354 859-7811 or via e-mail, husabakki@husabakki.is

4. At Ytri-Vík cottages in Árskógsströnd you will find breathtaking view both into and out the fjord. For further information please contact Sporttours by calling +354 894-2967/+354 899-8000 or via e-mail, sporttours@sporttours.is. With Sporttours you can book your lodge or cabin and enjoy amazing tours in the area blended with Iceland's spectacular nature, relaxation in geothermal water, excellent food and good accommodation.

5. At Syðra-Holt you get to experience a country feeling.  The Farmhouse homestay is a relaxing stay out in the country side close by Dalvík, about 30 min drive from Akureyri. In the neighborhood of whale watching, bird watching, horseback riding, skiing, hiking, tracking etc. Further information via e-mail, stiklur@stiklur.is.

6. Dalvík Campsite is based to the left when you enter Dalvík. At the camp site there is hot and cold running water, 2 showers and toilets, electricity as well as facilities to wash the dishes. Further information by calling +354 625-4775.

7. Camping site at Hauganes is just beside the hot tubs by the ocean. At the camp site there is hot and cold running water, shower and toilets, electricity and just a few steps from the Baccalá bar. Breathtaking views. All further information at Baccalá bar or by calling +354 620-1035.

Beer Bath and Beer Brewery

1.  The Beer spa is placed in Árskógssandur. There you can pamper yourself by going to the beer bath and spa or by enjoying the outside hot tubs in the spectacular view in and out the fjord. All further information are available by calling +354 414 2828 or via e-mail, bjorbodin@bjorbodin.is 

2. At Kaldi brewery you’ll have a walkthrough the brewery, hear the story and you get to taste their variation of beers. To book a tour you can fill out a form here and they will contact you as soon as possible. You can also call +354 466-2505 or send an e-mail to bruggsmidjan@bruggsmidjan.is

Community Halls

1. Félagsheimilið Rimar is placed next to Húsabakki guesthouse in Svarfaðardalur. Árskógur community hall is placed nearby the corner of the Route before you turn right to Hauganes. These two places are the perfect location for example family reunions, weddings or other celebrations. 
All further information about Rimar in +354 859-7811.
All further information about Árskógur in +354 861-8865 or via e-mail jona@dalvikurbyggd.is 

Golf

1. Our golf-course in Svarfaðardalur valley is named Arnarholtsvöllur. This is a hidden pearl in the golfcourse-culture in Iceland. There you can rent all equipment needed and play 9 holes in the spectacular view of Svarfaðardalur valley. You will find all further information on the website of Hamar Golf club

Hiking

1. In Dalvíkurbyggð we have a lot of very nice hiking routes. Since Dalvíkurbyggð is placed on the Troll Peninsula, which is the largest joint mountain area in Iceland, there are many mountains for you to climb.  We have hiking routes for the beginners and the experts. Here you will find a map of possible hiking routes in the area.

Horseback riding

1. Tvistur horse rental offers you shorter and longer riding tours in the beautiful nature of the valley Svarfaðardalur, for all kinds of groups.  You can order trips and have more information by calling +354 861-9631 or via e-mail ebu@ismennt.is

Restaurants and Coffee shops

1. Á Gregor's is a restaurant/bar in the center of Dalvík. Very cozy place opposite the culture and information center Berg where you can get fresh local food every day during the summer. There you can try the taste of Iceland for fresh fish and Icelandic lamb is the chef's specialty.   All further information by calling +354 847-8846 and on their Facebook-page.

2.  At Baccalá bar you can sit down in a lovely and relaxing environment and enjoy some savoury fish soup, delicious meals or a sip coffee with delicious pastries. Very cozy place by the sea. All further information for example about the menu or table orders you get by calling +354 620-1035 or on their Facebook-page.

3. Basalt cafe+bistro is placed in the entrance of the culture and information center Berg. There you can enjoy a sip of very good coffee and a slice of delicious cake with wonderful view over the harbour. Further information about opening hours and orders by calling +354 868-1202 and via e-mail basaltbistro@gmail.com

4. Kaffihús Bakkabræðra - Gísli, Eiríkur, Helgi is placed in Dalvík. They offer loaded fishsoup and salad every day with homemade bread from the local beer Kaldi. You can also enjoy sitting outside with a good cup of coffee and a slice of delicious cake. Further information by calling +354 666-3399

5. At the BeerSpa you will also find a restaurant in the unique view of the fjord, Eyjafjörður. They offer a variety of dishes in a cozy atmosphere. All further information by calling +354 414-2828 and via e-mail bjorbodin@bjorbodin.is

6. Norður restaurant is placed in Dalvík. There you will find variety of dishes, from salads to fish/meat courses. They also have great tasting pizzas. For further information about opening hours, table reservation or restaurant menu please call +354 466-1224 or contact nordur@blagryti.is

Adventure snowmobile rides

1. Tarzan Backcountry have a wide range of tours around the Troll peninsula for all groups, both beginners and the more experienced. With them you can rent all gear needed for the ride. All further information is found on their webpage www.tarzan.is or at their facebook page.

Swimming pool and nature baths

1. Dalvíkurbyggð runs a swimming pool and a gym. The sports center is placed in Dalvík. It is a perfect place to go for those who need good gym time, for the swimmers and even for the relaxers who will just enjoy the good hot tubs in the fantastic view up to the mountains and into the valley.

Opening hours:
Monday-Thursday: 06.15-20.00
Friday: 06.15-19.00
Weekends: 09.00-17.00

2. The hot tubs in Sandvíkurfjara at Hauganes are perfectly placed by the sea. Giving you the possibility of going for a swim in the ocean but also to enjoy the natural hot water in the hot tubs. Near the hot tubs they have a changing area and a toilet near the camp-site.

Skiing

1. The skiing area in Dalvíkurbyggd is the placed closest to the sea in the world and therefor unique worldwide. The views from Böggvistaðafjall mountain is dreamy and it is so easy to spend a wole day at the area in the wintertime. All gear is available for rent and further information you will find at their website.

Whale watching

In Eyjafjörður fjord you have a very good possibility of seeing a whale and in Dalvíkurbyggð you can choose between two companies that specialize in whale watching. 

1. In Dalvík you will find the Whale watching company Arctic Adventures. They offer rides on oak boats (3 hour tours) and rides on a RHIB boat (1,5 hours tour). All further information and bookings on their webpage, by calling +354 771-7600  or via e-mail arcticseatours@adventures.is

 

2. In Hauganes you will find the oldest running whale watching company in Iceland, Whales Hauganes, formed in 1993. They offer oakboat rides from the village of Hauganes. All further information on their webpage, by calling +354 867-0000 or via e-mail whales@whales.is

Other information

The information center in Dalvíkurbyggð is placed in Berg culture house. If you want further information about something specific or if you find somethings missing from this post, please contact the information center. 

If you need to see a doctor or a nurse while you are here, please contact +354 432 4400  - but in case of emergency please contact 112

We welcome you to our little pearl that is Dalvíkurbyggð and hope you will enjoy the stay in our beautiful views in and out the fjord of Eyjafjörður.