Vestrahorn / Stokksnes - Hotel Rangá - Luxury Hotel in South Iceland

Vestrahorn / Stokksnes

Photo by Ingibjörg Friðriksdóttir

Drive from hotel

4.15 hrs





Stokksnes is a peninsula in the far east of Iceland, best known for the mountain Vestrahorn. It’s a photographer’s paradise with a black sand beach and a majestic mountain. In calm weather, the mountain’s reflection can be seen in the nearby shallow ocean. A trip to Stokksnes peninsula is a great opportunity to explore Iceland’s fantastic natural beauty. The beautiful setting offers photographers a great opportunity to get the perfect shot.  

FAQ about Vestrahorn / Stokksnes

On our social media channels we frequently post tips, tricks & fun facts about Iceland with the hashtag #knowIceland.

No, there is a small fee you pay at the parking lot in front of the cafe.

The shape of the mountain reminds some visitors of the superhero Batman.

Yes, there is a great little coffeehouse called the Viking Cafe at Vestrahorn/Stokksnes. There are also many great restaurants at Hofn village.

Absolutely! Hofn village is a beautiful fishing village with a great view over the ocean and Vatnajokull glacier. It offers delicious fishing restaurants and majestic landscapes all around.

Distances: Stokksnes/Vestrahorn

It takes approximately 4 hrs. and 15 min to drive from Hotel Rangá to Stokksnes/Vestrahorn. 

It takes approximately 3 hrs. and 15 min to drive from Vík to Stokksnes/Vestrahorn. 

It takes approximately 5 min to drive from Höfn to the Stokksnes/Vestrahorn.

It takes approximately 5 hrs. 35 min to drive from Reykjavík to Stokksnes/Vestrahorn.

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