Swimming pools

  • Hofsós swimming pool at night
  • Varmahlíð swimming pool - winter
  • Hofsós swimming pool

Whilst on holidays, going swimming is both refreshing and relaxing, during the summer months all six swimming pools, located throughout the district are open. The swimming pools in Sauðárkrókur, Hofsós and Varmahlíð are open all year round. If you just want to relax you will find that all six pools have natural hot tubs for you to relax in after a good site-seeing tour around the fjord. Swimming pools are located in Sauðárkrókur, Hofsós, Varmahlíð, Steinsstaðir, Bakkaflöt, Hólar and Sólgarðar.

Tour operators

  • Sauðárkrókur Swimming Pool
    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 - 16:00
  • Varmahlíð Swimming pool
    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                             Closed
  • Hofsós Swimming Pool


    Opening hours, winter 2016/2017

    Monday - Friday          07:05 - 13:05 & 17:15 - 20:15 
    Saturday & Sunday      11:00 - 15:00

  • Solgörðum Swimming Pool


    The swimming pool at Solgarðar is closed over the winter time.

Contact Us

Tel (+354) 455 6161

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Akureyri - Skagafjordur 118 km

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