Types who love undisturbed beauty and adventure.
Sitting in the outdoor hot pool, sipping a Brennivín (Iceland's signature distilled beverage) under the falling snow, while watching the Alias Aurora Borealis.
Best Visiting Months
Visit October to March, If you're after the Northern Lights. However, most outdoor activities are available while the temperatures are mild during the high Season in the summer, June to August.
Ion is a luxury adventure hotel. Award-winning Northern Lights bar and the Lava Spa provides the atmosphere necessary to "recharge, reflect and rejoice".
Ion's location by the “Golden Circle” route, makes it the perfect starting point from which to explore Iceland's rich heritage. Start with seeing the enormous geyser Strokkur (erupting every 5-7 minutes), following the scenic Gullfoss. Hike to the top of a dormant volcano, go glacier hiking, ice climbing and rafting, then sit in a thermal hot spring, or swim in the Blue Lagoon. The possibilities are endless in “the land of fire and ice”.
Sophisticated and fresh Icelandic food - try the cured Arctic char and chef's signature dish - skyr crème brûlée.
Ion Hotel is set on the edge of Thingvellir National Park in the region of Nesjavellir in southwest Iceland. It's 85km from the Reykjavik-Keflavik airport and 42km from downtown Reykjavik. We recommend renting a car to have the freedom to explore.
Do not pack light! Iceland's bipolar weather can change in a matter of minutes. Make sure to bring your parka and warm hiking boots, even in the summer months.
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