Stracta Hotel is strategically located in the South of Iceland, in the outskirts of the town of Hella. The hotel is just about an hour and a half drive from Reykjavík city and in close proximity to some of Iceland´s most famous and most frequently visited natural phenomena. Nature in all its splendor surrounds the hotel and the area is etched in history and culture too.

Staying at Stracta Hotel you can choose from various activities in the neighborhood such as, horseback riding, golf, swimming, hiking, kayak and cave exploring.  Furthermore, there is a small airstrip in Hella for small airplanes. Contact our reception for further information and booking.

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Here you can choose from various activities in the neighborhood as well around Iceland such as, horseback riding, snowmobiling tours, whale watching, hiking, kayak and cave exploring and many more activities. 

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Interesting places

Nature in all its splendor, surrounds the hotel and the area is etched in history and culture, too.

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Northern Lights

Stracta Hotel is an ideal place to explore the Northern Lights. The lights at Stracta are special designed and faced down to avoid light pollution. Our guests can stay in the Jacuzzi in the garden and enjoy the fabulous view of the sky. We also offer a Northern Lights wake up call, so that you'll never miss the splendor of the auroras.

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Horseback riding

The Icelandic horse is unique with its 5 paces. No other horse race has the fifth pace called “tölt”. Riding an Icelandic horse on tölt you can hold a glass of champagne without spilling a drop. From Hella there are various tours to choose from, long and short tours. Please contact the reception for further information.

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Geothermal Bathing

For centuries the Icelanders have used the geothermal water for bathing and recreation. In the hotel garden there is a steam bath and jacuzzi available for all our guest´s. 

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Golf

A Stone throw away from the hotel is an 18 hole golf course. It is an amazing experience to play golf and have a view to Mt. Hekla and Mt. Eyjafjallajökull, Vestman Island and picturesque mountains in the north and west. 

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Kayaking

For those who want to experience something special, Kayaking is a challenge. We arrange a tour for you to Stokkseyri (45 km) where there is a possibility to sail on a Kayak in some spectacular surroundings. Please contact the reception for further information.

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Frisbee golf

In Hella there is a Frisbee golf course available for our guests. Contact the reception for further information about location.

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Whale whatching

Whale watching has become one of the most popular activities in Iceland. We arrange a tour for our guest´s from Reykjavík or Keflavik. Please contact the receptions desk for further information and booking.

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Scheduled tours

From Hella there are various scheduled tours to Landmannalaugar, Þórsmörk and Jökulsárlón. The City bus stops at Hella on its way along Road 1 which goes through Hella.   

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