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Solitude, ocean and glacier.

Solitude, ocean and glacier.

4 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
1.5 baths
4 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
1.5 baths

The house " Marbakki" stands on the shore, close to the glacier Snæfellsjökull. The bird life is idyllic, and the solitude is perfect.
Close by are the most beautiful sights that Iceland has to offer. Swimming pool, & horse rental 5 min. away.
Birds-seals and the Arctic fox are your closest neighbours.


Laptop friendly workspace
Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 single bed
Bedroom 3
1 single bed, 1 floor mattress

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check-in time is flexible
Check out by 12PM (noon)


Wide doorway to the home’s entrance
Step-free access to the bathroom

38 Reviews

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Polly User Profile
February 2018
There are no words to express how special this incredible place is. Everything is the ultimate experience in solitude, beauty and location. Porunn was so helpful and immediately available if needed. I was searching for a quiet, pristine spot to relax and it was everything I expe…

Agata User Profile
December 2017
We have enjoyed the place like no other. It's perfect solitude. The ocean by high tide gets very close. It feels like heaven for brain to be there. I could get a perfect rest there. The house is tastefully decorated with many beautiful objects. There are on the shelves many boo…

Vanessa User Profile
November 2017
What an amazing property in the middle of nowhere! We managed to come at a wonderful time - we got to see the Northern Lights three nights in a row! This was a truly memorable trip for us and our children who will remember this for the rest of their lives.

Gerardo User Profile
October 2017
One of the most beautiful homes we have ever had the privilege to visit. For peace, sublime nature and wonderful hospitality this is the very best you will encounter :-)
Þórunn User Profile
Response from Þórunn:
Thank you for your kind words, always welcome again. And Thank You again for the respect that you showed when leaving the house in such perfect state.
October 2017

Jenny User Profile
October 2017
This is a magic place! We felt the peace and power of nature all time... Located directly on the beach, it provides a good starting point for exploring Snæfellsnes peninsula. The house is clean, fully equiped, very cozy, and provides everything needed for a pleasant stay. Þórunn …

Alexander User Profile
October 2017
It was a really beautiful place to stay and the perfect stay in Iceland! Thank you for everything! It was just great!

Gillian User Profile
August 2017
Thórunn's house Marbakki is a wonderful place to stay and she is a very nice hostess. My husband and I stayed for seven days in August, and everything about our trip was perfect! We walked and rode horses on the beach, we saw the Northern Lights, and we travelled to beautiful nea…
Þórunn User Profile
Response from Þórunn:
Dear Gillian, I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay at Marbakki, it is truly a magical place. I will give Elisabet your regards. Best, þórunn
August 2017

Hosted by Þórunn

Reykjavík, IcelandJoined in December 2012
Þórunn User Profile
53 Reviews
Icelandic, diplomats, happy and problem free. Middle aged. This used to be our pied a terre in Iceland, now for our kids and airbnb when not occupied.
Languages: Dansk, English, Français, Norsk, Svenska
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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Snæfellsbær, West Iceland, Iceland

20km to the nearest shopping centre in Ólafsvík. There are two very good restaurants close by ( 5.min by car). A swimming pool, golf course, horse rental, nature parks, beautiful hikes at Arnarstapi a…

Getting around

The house is situated 200 km from Reykjavik and is easily accessible by car.

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