Swimming pool Hofsós
Swimming pool Hofsós

Swimming pool Hofsós

The calm hamlet of Hofsos, nestled among the gorgeous scenery of Iceland’s North Coast, has a hidden jewel that promises a rejuvenating escape: its wonderful swimming pool. Prepare to enter an oasis of calm, stunning scenery, and warm geothermal waters as you go to Hofsos. In this post, we’ll take you on a virtual tour of Hofsos’ lovely swimming pool, where you may unwind, rejuvenate, and absorb the tranquil splendor of Iceland’s natural treasures.

Immerse yourself in the soothing thermal waters while admiring the panoramic vistas that will leave you speechless. The vast Skagafjörur fjord stretches out in front of you, its crystal blue seas and distant mountains providing a wonderfully stunning backdrop. It’s a visual pleasure that helps you relax and adds a magical touch to your swimming experience.


Please be aware that before entering the water, all visitors must take a full shower without wearing a swimsuit.

While visiting Hofsos’ swimming pool, take the opportunity to explore the charming town and its surroundings. Stroll along the harbor promenade, wander through the narrow streets lined with colorful houses, and soak in the rich cultural heritage of this coastal gem. Don’t miss the chance to savor fresh local seafood at one of the quaint restaurants in town.

Size and facilities



Swimming pool in Hofsós has one outside pool with size 25 x 20,5 meters.

In addition to the main pool, there are:

  • 1 hot tub
  • 1 pool for kids

Prices and tickets

Price list

  • Adults: 1 175 ISK
  • Kids (6 – 18): 350 ISK
  • Disabled people: 350 ISK
  • Kids (younger 6 years): FREE
  • Rent of swim suit/towel: 760 ISK

Opening hours (for summer 31.5-29.8.)

  • Monday: 9:00-21:00
  • Tuesday: 9:00-21:00
  • Wednesday: 9:00-21:00
  • Thursday: 9:00-21:00
  • Friday: 9:00-21:00
  • Saturday: 9:00-21:00
  • Sunday: 9:00-21:00

Opening hours (for autumn 29.8.– 25. 9.)

  • Monday: 7:00 – 20:00
  • Tuesday: 7:00 – 20:00
  • Wednesday: 7:00 – 20:00
  • Thursday: 7:00 – 20:00
  • Friday: 7:00 – 20:00
  • Saturday: 11:00 – 18:00
  • Sunday: 11:00 – 18:00

Opening hours (for winter 26. 9. – 31.5.)

  • Monday: 7:00 – 13:00 and 17:00 – 20:00
  • Tuesday: 7:00 – 13:00 and 17:00 – 20:00
  • Wednesday: 7:00 – 13:00 and 17:00 – 20:00
  • Thursday: 7:00 – 13:00 and 17:00 – 20:00
  • Friday: 7:00 – 13:00 and 17:00 – 20:00
  • Saturday: 11:00 – 16:00
  • Sunday: 11:00 – 16:00

Adress, location and contacts


Getting to the swimming pool in Hofsos, Iceland is a delightful adventure that takes you through picturesque landscapes. If you’re traveling from Reykjavik, the capital city, you can hop on a scenic drive along the Ring Road (Route 1) towards the north. The journey takes approximately 4-5 hours, offering breathtaking views of Iceland’s diverse terrain, including volcanic mountains, cascading waterfalls, and vast open spaces.

As you approach Hofsos, follow the signs directing you to the swimming pool. Situated near the town center, the pool is easily accessible and impossible to miss. Just park your vehicle, head towards the entrance, and prepare to embark on a soothing and invigorating experience in the heart of Hofsos’ natural beauty.

  • Adress: Suðurbraut 15, 565 Hofsós
  • Contact: sundhofsos@gmail.com


Alternatives: Swimming pools, hot springs and lagoons nearby

Read more: What to do in Hofsós, Iceland

Sauðárkrókur Swimming Pool

Located approximately 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of Hofsós, Sauðárkrókur offers a modern swimming pool complex with various indoor and outdoor pools, hot tubs, and a steam bath.

Fosslaug hot spring

Found around 85 kilometers (53 miles) southeast of Hofsós, near the village of Varmahlíd. Fosslaug is a charming geothermal hot pot area that features private hot tubs where visitors can enjoy the natural hot springs in a tranquil setting.

Swimming pool in Blönduós

Located approximately 70 kilometers (43 miles) northwest of Hofsós, in the town of Blönduós, this swimming pool offers a range of facilities including indoor and outdoor pools, hot tubs, and a steam bath.


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