Astronomers. Hikers. Riders.
Remote log cabin vibes. Having a drink in the hot tub while watching the Northern lights. Gourmet dining facing Iceland's salmon river. Exploring far corners of the world.
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.
Hotel Rangá is a remote luxury hotel in southern Iceland, perfect for stargazing, chasing the Northern Lights and exploring the far corners of the country of fire and ice.
There are 51 rooms, including suites designed after each of the seven continents, facing the East Rangá River or the Mt. Hekla volcano. Spend the night with the universe by looking through Ranga's high quality astronomical telescopes at their one of a kind observatory (A 14 inch Celestron Edge HD Schmidt-Cassegrain reflector and a TEC 160ED APO refractor on a Astrophysics 900 mount). Finish the day with a soak in the riverside hot tubs after a day full of discovery.
Hotel Rangá is a mid point between the Golden Circle and the Glacier Lagoon(Jökulsárlón), making it the ultimate starting point for your Icelandic adventure. Explore glaciers and volcanoes, visit black sand beaches, stunning waterfalls and secret hot springs. See the countryside by riding Icelandic horses or view the country's rugged landscape from above with a private Helicopter tour.
Warm up with Brennivín, Iceland’s signature liquor. Try the lamb or arctic char, and finish the meal with carrot sorbet. The restaurant prides itself on local, seasonal and masterfully prepared food.
Hotel Ranga is two hour drive from the Keflavík international airport. Rent a 4x4 and get ready 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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