Located in one of the most beautiful places in Iceland, Black Beach Suites does complete justice to the name that they hold. It is situated in Vik, Mýrdalur that lies to the south of Mýrdalsjökull glacier. The accommodation is located only 4 km away from the black sand beach and provides a fabulous terrace view of the same. It is a couple of hours away from the capital city of Reykjavik and a great choice to stay when you come to explore the Southern wonders of Iceland. Renowned for its all-inclusive amenities, modern-day equipment, and comfy space to relax in, the Black Beach Suites will be an ideal choice of accommodation for you, with exquisite views and world-class service.
About the Accommodation and the Amenities
Each suite is a fully-furnished studio apartment equipped with all amenities for a private stay. The cleaning and such services are handled by the staff – mostly at the times when you step out for sightseeing so that you are not disturbed during the stay and can return to a spotless, fragrant apartment after a long day of traveling. Following is the list of amenities that the studio apartments feature:
- A small kitchen area attached to the room with two stove hobs, microwave, and a refrigerator
- Bathroom with working shower and toiletries and other supplies like towels
- Rooms with two 90-cm beds and a small coffee table by the window-side to enjoy the view
- Full-length windows with a view of the black sand beach & Dyrhólaey
- Ideally insulated floors
- Private parking space and entrance
- Private deck/verandah
- A flatscreen with free Netflix access
- Free high-speed WIFI connection
The apartments are very spacious and can accommodate up to 4 people at a time. Black Beach Suites are perfect for your trip if you are planning to stay in the area for a longer-term such as 2-7 days.
Things to Do in the Area
Located at a very convenient location, Black Beach Suites is ideally suited to take short one-day trips to many attractions of southern Iceland.
Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach
One of the most beautiful black sand beaches of Iceland, Reynisfjara is just 3.7 kilometers away from Black Beach Suites. It is a 4-minute long straight drive to the maximum with a sharp right turn in the end.
The southern-most point of mainland Iceland, Dyrhólaey arch viewpoint – a densely populated spot by Puffins – is located about 20 minutes away from Black Beach Suites.
Vík Village & Black Sand Beach
Many main attraction of Southern Iceland are located close by, and Vik village is only at a distance of 21 kilometres from this accommodation. On the way to Black Beach Suites you will also pass through the Sólheimasandur Plane Wreck site so, it can be included in your day trip as well.
Here is a list of some other spots, and their distance from the Black Beach Suites, that you can visit in a single-day tour:
- Sólheimajökull glacier – 27.7-kilometer-long ride to the parking area (25 minutes)
- Skógafoss waterfall – 30.6 kilometers – a 26 minutes long drive
- Kvernufoss waterfall – 31.1 kilometers (approximately 27 minutes)
We find the location of this accommodation to be one of the best features among its exemplary customer and room service. Not only you can easily access most of the top sightseeing locations in a matter of minutes, but you also get to come back to your apartment room which has an incredible view of Dyrhólaey. All the facilities including furniture, bathroom conveniences, kitchen equipment, and electronics like television and WIFI connections are no less than a luxury hotel experience and the fantastic bar works as a cherry on top of it all. The staff is attentive and is available 24/7 to assist you as well. Since Vik village is only about 7 minutes away, you can easily get the groceries to retire to a relaxing home-cooked meal at the end of a busy touring day.