Deplar Farm: Iceland


Overview

Located in the mountainous, isolated Troll Peninsula in Northern Iceland, it truly does not get more off-the-grid than the Fljot Valley. This incredibly isolated and remote area of Iceland is a home base for some spectacular outdoor adventures like skiing, kayaking, heli-skiing, horseback riding, and of course, viewing the awe-inspiring Aurora Borealis.

Set on a converted sheep farm, Deplar Farm blends perfectly into the wild landscape with its black timber and living roof. Boasting 13 suites, Deplar Farm can accommodate up to 32 people. The stunning floor-to-ceiling windows throughout the property open up the space and allow for a truly incredible viewing of the famed multi-colored glowing night skies. While the location is remote, it is perfectly situated for adventurous travelers interested in heli-skiing or salmon fly fishing.

Accommodations

Deplar Farm offers 13 bedrooms. Five suites have king beds, four have king beds with queen sleeping lofts and balconies. There are also two suites with queen beds, one suite with a king bed and lofted lounge, and one bunk room with four double beds. The property is 28,000 square feet and can cater up to 32 people. If also includes an indoor/outdoor geothermal pool with a bar, indoor/outdoor hot tubs, sauna and steam room, media room, spa facility with two flotation tanks and three treatment rooms, conference room, two heli-pads, gym, and a bar/lounge.

Amenities

• Eleven Experience Guide
• Chef Prepared Meals
• Minibar
• House Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Beverages
• Round trip Airport Transfers to Akurevri
• Alvalanche Safety Gear
• Bar and Lounge
• Fat Bikes
• Fully Equipped Conference Room
• Geothermal Indoor/Outdoor Pool with Bar
• Gym and Yoga Room
• IFMGA and AMGA Certified heli-ski guides
• Indoor and Outdoor Hot Tubs
• Media Room
• Sauna and Steam Room
• Ski Gear and Equipment
• Spa (Two Flotation Tanks and Three Treatment Rooms)
• Surfboards
• Wet and Dry Suits

Activities

• Air Tours
• Dog Sledding
• Drangey Tour (Puffin Island)
• Heli-sking (March-May)
• Hiking
• Horseback riding
• Hot Spring Tours
• Fat Biking
• Flying Fishing (Atlantic Salmon and Artic Char) (July-September)
• Grimsey Tour
• Guided Ptarmigan Shooting (October-November)
• Kayaking (Lake, River and Sea)
• Lake Fishing (Char & Trout)
• Lake Myvatn Tour
• Lodge Activities (Archery, Laser Tag, Skeet Shooting and Frisbee Golf)
• Resort Skiing
• Siglufjördur (Chocolate, Coffee and Beer) Tour
• Spa
• Snowmobiling
• Snowshoeing
• Surfing
• Whale Watching
• Whitewater River Rafting
• Yoga (Hatha, Flow and Yin)

Eleven Experience

Eleven sets a new standard in experiential travel. Unprecedented adventures and authentic connections are at the heart of every trip. Their down-to-earth guides share a day in their life, so you get to know every destination like a local adventurer. Eleven Experience’s collection of off-the-grid hideouts are intimate in size and located in remote and remarkable corners of the world. Available for exclusive use, their lodges are ideal venues to focus on outdoor adventure pursuits and escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

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Location

NEAREST AIRPORT:
Keflavik International Airport (KEF)

Deplar Farm is located in the mountainous, isolated Troll Peninsula in Northern Iceland. International guests fly to Keflavik International Airport (KEF) and then connect for a 45-minute flight to Akureyri. For those arriving by car, the drive from Reykjavik to Deplar Farm is approximately 4.5 hours. It is advised to avoid driving to Deplar Farm between November-May due to snow and possible inclement weather.

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