Iceland is famous for its many geothermal Hot Springs and overflow of natural hot water, and of course Skagafjörður is host to some of this geothermal Hot Springs.
We are proud to have several beautiful natural Hot Springs here in Skagafjörður, all at beautiful places. So if you want to enjoy a bath in a natural Hot Spring and overlook the ocean, or sit on the edge of a waterfall while enjoying a bath in a Hot Spring, then this is the place!
Whilst on holidays, going swimming is both refreshing and relaxing, during the summer months all seven swimming pools, located throughout the district are open. Swimming pools are located in Sauðárkrókur, Hofsós, Varmahlíð, Steinsstaðir, Bakkaflöt, Hólar and Sólgarðar. The ones in Sauðárkrókur, Hofsós and Varmahlíð are open all year round. If you just want to relax you will find that all pools have natural hot tubs for you to relax in after a good site-seeing tour around the fjord.
Opening hours, Winter 2016/2017:
Monday - Friday 07:05 - 13:05 & 17:15 - 20:15
Saturday & Sunday 11:00 - 15:00
Opening hours, Summer 2017 (June 1- August 31):
Everyday 09:00 - 21:00
The hot tubs at Sauðárkrókur are considered extremely good. Two tubs both with massage and differing temperatures. Sauna and sunbeds. The pool is a 25m natural hot water outdoor pool.Opening hours, Winter 2016/2017:
Monday - Thursday 06:50 - 20:30
Friday 06:50 - 20:00
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 - 16:00Opening hours, Summer 2017 (June 1 - August 27):
Monday - Friday 06:50 - 21:00
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Opening hours, Winter 2016/2017:The swimming pool at Solgarðar is closed over the winter time.
The pool is a divided outdoor pool. One section is 12.5 x 25m and the other 12.5 x 8m children?s pool. In the latter the water is a tad warmer than in the larger lap pool and also has a small slide. This is a very popular family pool. The pool also has a hot tub with massage jets.
The swimming pool is connected to the sports hall which has a sauna.Opening hours, Winter 2016/2017:Monday - Thursday 09:00 - 21:00
Friday 09:00 - 14:00
Saturday 10:00 - 15:00
Sunday ClosedOpening hours, Summer 2017 (June 1 - August 27):Monday - Friday 10:30 - 21:00
Saturday & Sunday 10:30 - 18:00