We are a family of three living 20 minutes away from Akureyri on a small hobby farm with horses and few sheep.
At our place there is good opportunity to go riding, hiking and enjoy amazing nature. If you go to Akureyri there are many different things to do in the area every day. There are excellent swimming pools with hot tubs and saunas, a theater, cinema, coffee shops, bars and galleries
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Learning about new environment
Improved social and sometimes English skills
Make new friendships and relationships
We have some musical instrument: guitar, electrical guitar, ukulele and piano
I´m always up for teaching my travelers how to knit an Icelandic sweater
Cleaning inside our house
Light stable tasks during winter months-animal care
Gardening in the summer
Some cooking if you like cooking
Video making (we love to have good memories from riding
Social media (good advice on social media are appreciated)
*We have a small Airbnb apartment but travellers do not provide any help with cleaning the apartment.
*The travellers do not provide any work taking tourist riding.
If you love horses, they will be thrilled if you want to ride them in your own free-time ;) and we especially welcome people with good knowledge of horses because we are allowing you to ride our horses when you like.
You would usually have a private bedroom but everything else is shared. You are always welcome to the fridge and at our table as we want you to feel at home.
There is contiguous open area around Akureyri where the biosphere and landscape are extremely diverse, and vegetation in many places is especially lush. In the urban area there are also interesting natural features, and on the hills of Akureyri there are many intriguing plants.
Within the Akureyri town limits there are many interesting recreation areas and hiking paths. The Akureyri Botanical Garden is known far and wide for its beautiful walking paths and luxuriant flora. One of Akureyri's gems, it was founded in 1912, and it contains nearly every plant found in Iceland ca. 450 and nearly 7,000 foreign plants. The town has many museums, galleries and exhibitions who offers insight in the diversity of the culture and the nation as a whole.
Selection of activities and tours are offered with everything from tours to local villages and national parks, northern light tours, visit to the small island in the fjord and to tours with emphasis on local food.
Akureyri and the surrounding area offers a number of annual events as well as many occasional concerts, exhibitions, theater and et cetera.
We are easy going people with lots of friend in a happy environment. We hope you can easily get to be a part of the family as long as you are going to stay with us :-)
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 5 hours per day 5 days a week
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