Gimli is a big, beautiful house by the main street in the center of Dalvík, nicely situated above the harbour. From there its a short distance to grocery store, atm, cafe and restaurant among other things. Dalvík is a typical fishing village with around 1.500 inhabitants. The village is surrounded by the ocean, deep valleys and the high mountains of the Tröllaskagi peninsula. There are countless possibilities of things to do in Dalvík area; whale watching, museum, horse rental, swimming pool and gym, great hiking routs and areas for outdoor activity, birdwatching in a nature reserve, golf, skiing area and more! In Dalvík area there are great possibilities to watch the Northern lights during vinter time. From Dalvík the ferry Sæfari sails three times a week to Grímsey island which lies on the Arctic Circle. Sæfari ferry also sails two times a week to Hrísey, the Pearl of Eyjafjörður fjord.
Please note Gimli Hostel is situated in the middle of town/village. The cottages and the small old house are situated at the south entrance of town...by our home and garden. The distance between Gimli and our home is 500m.