Invite in the space, calm, and silence of the Arctic Nature in Langanes peninsula, Iceland

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Rest, Relax & Restore

We invite you to join us in Ytra Lón for silence and solitude, for your retreat in the Arctic. Totally immerse in nature, feeling it’s healing power and become one with the Icelandic spirit. Return home feeling revitalized, refreshed and healed.

Are you a retreat leader & would like to offer an Arctic destination to one of your trips? Co-create an Arctic retreat with us!

7 days

Arctic Energizer

The ‘Well-Deserved-Rest-And -Energize’ Retreat. Just let go…and trust.

7 days

498.000 ISK

7 days

Self-guided retreat

Self guided individual retreat in Arctic nature

162.900 ISK

7 days

5 days

Self-guided retreat

Self guided individual retreat in Arctic nature

130.900 ISK

5 days


Studio Apartments

Ytra Lón Farm Lodge offers studio apartments equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay. Enjoy the patio with garden furniture and the hot tub with relaxing massage jets. Perfect after a day’s hike or tour.

We may be remote, but you can still keep in touch. Wifi is available in all studios.
In the evening the Ytra Lón bar welcomes our guests, so you can share your stories, interests, and unique Iceland experiences.

25 square meters

1-2 person apartment

We offer studio apartments equipped with a bathroom, kitchen, and everything you need for a comfortable stay.

2 single beds

Fully equipped kitchen

Private bathroom w. shower

Flat screen TV

Free Wifi

25 square meters

3 person apartment

Studio apartments equipped with a bathroom, kitchen, and everything you need for a comfortable stay.

2 single beds

Fully equipped kitchen

Private bathroom w. shower

Free Wifi


Energy Healing

Purify your energy, so you can stay grounded and stable and avoid all the noise around you, which means you live your life with ease and without getting exhausted.
(This works even if you have no experience with energy healing and have no idea how it works)
Did you know that we can suffer from energetic pollution? It leaves you confused, jumpy and tired. Luckily, it’s easy to tap into pure, calming Arctic energy sources to restore yourself and raise your energy levels.

Are you a retreat leader & would like to offer an Arctic destination to one of your trips? Co-create an Arctic retreat with us!


Our tours

Want to explore the Langanes Peninsula and its wildlife? Curious about the bird species and nature? Ytra Lón can provide fully guided hiking, birdwatching and 4×4 transport tours. Visit the coastline, mountains and old lighthouses, discover the culture and history of the area and experience the Stóri Karl seabird colony. We provide a series of guided tours every day from May to August, for a minimum of 2 people. Make sure you reserve your spot in advance.

Hero Experience

Join Arctic farm life

Join Arctic farm life, a different way of living! Unwind and discover remote nature. Join lambing and learn about sheep farming. Taste local food and learn how to cook it.

27. May 2022

3 days

48.900 ISK per person

Sigth Seeing

Excellent Birding Sites

Visit this hidden treasure of Iceland, bird cliffs full of puffin, guillemot, razorbill, kittiwake, and fulmar. The best place to see Europe’s third-largest Northern Gannet colony.

1. May - 15. August

2 ½ hours

13.500 ISK per person


Hiking hidden trails

A trip through a peaceful settlement that once was and a deserted village with a great history, passing lively bird cliffs all the way to the outer tip of Langanes peninsula.

5 days

5 days

134.900 ISK per person

Sight seeing

Stóri Karl & Skálar

Travel lonely seascapes and shorelines teeming with puffins, northern gannets, guillemots and other seabirds. Feel the memories of life in the old times.

1. May - 31. August

3 ½ hours

18.900 ISK per person

Jeep Ride

The lighthouse at “World’s End”

Abandoned farms and untouched nature, beaches filled with driftwood, and some of the best birdwatching cliffs in the country all the way to the lighthouse at Fontur. A trip to the ‘End of the World’.

1. May - 31. August

5 hours

24.900 ISK per person

Food & Drinks


Start your day with a delicious Icelandic breakfast buffet with local and homemade products, including delicious smoked meat and fish and home-made rhubarb preserves. Served in our restaurant.
For dinner there is the choice of organic lamb from our farm or
plump pink trout from the lake.
Lunches are provided ready-packed for you, so that you are free to
spend all day exploring.

About us

Farmlife & retreat

Hi, we’re Mirjam and Sverrir and we’re lucky enough to live in one of the purest places on earth, Iceland. Welcome to Ytra Lón retreat and farm!

Ytra Lón is in an area known for its birdlife and quiet, Langanes, in the far North East of the country. In the winter it’s blanketed with snow, in the spring it’s teeming with birds and in the summer it’s covered with flowers.

You can be sure of a warm welcome when you arrive and great service and a stunning natural environment while you’re here. What’s more, you’ll leave feeling completely refreshed.

At Ytra Lón you can take tours of the local area, stay in our studios and enjoy a restful retreat.


What our guests say


‘’Langanes is a very special region of Iceland. It is not on the map of the average tourist looking to check Iceland off her bucket list. People who come to this far-flung outpost have specific interests and goals - birds, quietude, a sense of isolation, wide open spaces, interest in local history.

Ytra Lón comes as a surprise. It is a working farm. The rooms are large, fitted with a mini kitchen and fridge, and tastefully furnished. To find this level of comfort in such a remote location is a blessing.

Highly recommended.’’

Perfect oasis of peace

‘’I really enjoyed my time in this charming place when staying in a spacious studio apartment. I appreciated a peaceful environment, liked my evening stroll along the river and a nice talk with my hosts. I even had a chance to explore their farm, meet horses and watch the sheepdog training.

I recommend joining one of the Langanes tours organized from Ytra Lón. It was amazing to listen to the stories of local farmers, discover more about Icelanders in general and on top of that admire a huge colony of gannets nesting on cliffs in Skoruvíkurbjarg. ‘’

Amazing place to stay!

‘'Wonderful place, lonely and hauntingly beautiful. Delightful studio, comfy bed, amazing set up, welcoming host and delicious food with many homemade delicacies. A place to remember and to recommend without reservation.''

The location

Langanes peninsula

Find solitude at the Arctic Coastway

Ytra Lón Farm & Retreat is situated in the midst of Langanes Peninsula, on the far reaches of one of Iceland’s most remote corners. As far as one can get from Iceland‘s capital.

The peninsula stretches for 40km into the ocean and culminates with Fontur at its very tip. Popular with bird watchers, hikers, and seekers of solitude, Langanes boasts the third largest gannet nesting site in the world. It is also here that thousands of kittiwakes, puffins, and guillemots fly in every year in May and June to breed and congregate along the towering cliffs that make up their summer breeding grounds.

Langanes Peninsula is a wonderful walking country, with spectacular scenery and routes for all abilities. There are hiking trails leading directly out from Ytra Lón, some less than 2 hours, others taking several days.

There is so much to see along the peninsula. Tackle the 719m tall Gunnólfsvíkurfjall, the area’s highest peak. Or climb the “Misty Mountain” or Heiðarfjall, where the remains of an old NATO radar station still stand from the Cold War.

The abandoned village of Skálar, once a prosperous fishing settlement, is worth exploring too. At the peninsula’s tip stands the Fontur lighthouse, dating back to 1910. It provides mariners guidance along the perilous cliffs, where many ships have been wrecked. The Engelskagjá (English Gorge) there commemorates a group of English sailors who died after their ship crashed against the dangerous rocks.

Most important of all, here you experience wild nature, with the birds, foxes, and lambs, With Trolls, Elves and Fairies. With an abundance of medicinal plants. With the healing water of the river and the ocean. With the powerful energy of the mountains. Your senses regenerate and expand. Your mind rediscovers natural contentment and peace.


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