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You absolutely must stop here if you're anywhere nearby, it's less than 10 minutes off the ring road. Awesome black sand beach and spectacular basalt rock formations along with nesting puffins and gulls. Iconic Iceland.
It is a beautiful site to behold once you eat around the throngs of people who are trying to take exactly the same photos as you.
It was a bit stormy the day we went and as with the rest of Iceland, strong winds are...More
You won't see anything like this anywhere else, even in Iceland. The basalt columns here are HUGE and I have never seen them as impressive except in northern Ireland at Giant's Causeway. The black sand beach here is different than others--tiny rounded pebbles instead of...More
Honestly the rock formations here are incredible. There is a cave (that was in GoT for fans out there) and around the cave more jutting out rocks. They're in such unique formations and patterns, it really is cool. Oh and the sand is black. It...More
Don’t miss this unusual sight if you’re anywhere near Vìk. The black sand, the basalt columns and formations, puffins nesting, Dyrhólaey in the distance are so interesting. But, be sure to stay back from the water’s edge, and never turn your back on the ocean....More