Art & Nature Retreat in Iceland - The Crib Rocks
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The spacious design of The Crib Rocks is great for family stays, reunions with friends and creative retreats and is suitable for 6 guests. This Mid Century Modern home boasts 180° expansive views of extinguished volcanoes and glaciers.  

Discover mind blowing nature on the myriad of nearby rural hiking paths that lead you to epic landscapes.  The Crib Rocks is a perfect home-base to explore sites in all directions.  We are at the gateway to the magical continually changing Snæfellsnes peninsula that flaunts the most geological diversity of anywhere in Iceland, with formations from nearly every epoch in Iceland's geological history. Discover, relax, and rejuvenate                   

During the summer months complimentary art lessons are offered.  Be sure to make an appointment at the time of booking.


Cancellation within 48 hours of booking will result in a full refund.

For a 50% refund of accommodation fees, cancellation must be made 7 full days prior to listing’s local check in time (or 3:00 PM if not specified) on the day of check in, otherwise no refund. For example, if check-in is on Friday, cancel by Friday of the previous week before check in time.

If the guest cancels less than 7 days in advance or decides to leave early after check-in, the nights not spent are not refunded.
DESIGN AND COMFORT  The wood paneled walls are adorned with original artwork, framed geological and hiking maps of the region, and a classical and acoustic guitar. The living and dining rooms are beautifully furnished with comfortable sofas and a large dining table that overlook the estuary and ocean. The bedrooms are furnished with comfortable beds, blankets, linens, & sheets. And the bathrooms are equipped with natural Icelandic soap, shampoo and towels. The kitchen is fully stocked with an array of spices, vinegar and oils.

IN AND AROUND TOWN  Borgarnes boasts innovative and traditional cuisine at the The Settlement Center Restaurant and Englendingavík (the English Mans Cove).  Both locations are unique for either their historical experiences or legendary views and are farm to table restaurants. The Geirabakari Kaffihus was the towns famed filming location of Papa John's in the film The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and also famous for their love sacks - an Icelandic sweet cake. The Blómasetrið - Kaffi Kyrrð serves mouth watering home-made waffles in a cozy living room setting. The Ljómalind Farmers Market sells ice cream from the local diary, farm fresh eggs and traditional Skyr.