SÍMA Hostel is located at Flateyri in Önundafjörður, in the heart of Westfjords of Iceland. We offers good rooms and spacious and well equipped kitchen and livingroom on both floors. Free internet connection. Brekfast is available in nearby Café.
What is there?
In Flateyri you will find a small shop with basic necessities, a resturant, indoor swimmingpool and outdoor sport facilities. two museums, an old bookshop where you can buy book by weight. The town is located in middle of northern Westfjords area and you can visit others towns within 20-35 min. drive.
What to do and see?
There are great hiking paths, short and long aroundFlateyri. You can rent a kayak, go sea angling for half a day or longer, or go fishing in rivers, take a ride on the famous Icelandic pony, or spend some time on the white sandy beach in the fjord for all kind of sea sport.
In Flateyri you find convinience store, coffeshop, resturant, sea angling store and more.
Public swimming pool.
It is refreshing to go sea angling.
Old chimney is a landmark approaching Flateyri.
The old commercial store is now a Dry fish museum.
Traditional "Hjallur", where fish is dried naturally in the winter.
You can go on a kayak.
Bright spring sun
Why not sailing on the white beach near Flateyri?
In the summer, from Mai till end of July the sun never set. There fore we have blind screen in all our sleeping rooms :-)
From Flateyri are 20-35 min. drive to all other towns in north Westfjords.
The fauna is rich of wild berries and herbs used in the old days as medicine.
In the fjord you will find hiking paths for all, beginners and highly trained mountain climbers.
Flateyri´s old bookstore is part of a museum where you can buy books by weight and old fashion candies.
After the autumn comes winter. It is the time were boys are tested as men.
It is often beautiful days in the winter.