Smáratún remains a functioning family operated farm and consists of 300 hectares of land. Produce such as potatoes, rhubarb and garden greens are cultivated but primarily cattle and sheep are our focus. Animal welfare is a priority and all our livestock enjoy a free range lifestyle. Our sheep are relocated to the highlands during the summer months to graze under the midnight sun.
Inspiring sustainable living
Smáratún farm has been our home for the past three generations and we are opening our home to you. We would like you to come and experience the Icelandic countryside, the quietness, glaciers views, northern lights or the midnight sun alongside our family and friends.
Farm to Table is important to us and much of what we produce is directly used for our guests in our onsite restaurant, The Barn. We grow potatoes, turnips, rhubarb, herbs and garden greens in our vegetables gardens. The beef, lamb and pork served is also reared on our farm.
During summer there are animals all around. We have sheep, cattle, horses, chickens, ducks, goats, Tumi the dog and Púki the cat. During lambing season (May) we offer our guests to join us to the sheep house.
During the summer months we offer horse riding though our pastures, tree planing to off set your carbon footprint and aid us in creating necessary wind breaks, strolls around the farm to see all the animals. We sell permits for seasonal hunting and fishing. And we can aid in the booking of ATV tours with the near by operator.
Homemade is Better
Made by us for you
Lamb & Beef
Free roaming – is what is so special about Icelandic meat. Our lambs are raised on grasses produced by the midnight sun and feast in the highlands all summer long. All the meat available on our restaurant menu is produced by our farm.
We still use grandma´s recipes for some of our breakfast delights – try our SKYR, jams, meat-toppings, breads, granola and much more on our breakfast buffet. All our guests are welcome to add breakfast to their booking on arrival.
Not only do we supply our own restaurant with products from our farm but we also sell gift baskets full with gourmet from our kitchen or from the local area. An unique foodie souvenir from the Icelandic country side.
Icelandic wool sweaters, socks, mittens and hats. Honey, chocolate, body scrub, and postcards are among the things that you can find in our hotel and all made locally or on our farm. A lovely gift for a friend back home – or to yourself!
A day in our Country Hotel
with real farm experience
Many hiking trails are to be found in a short distance from our hotel and the area is loaded with migratory birds. If you stay a couple of night in our hotel Fljósthlíð you can experience a sustainable farm lifestyle:
price per Person
Duration: 30 min
The lambing begins in May. Book a tour to our sheep house and meet the new born lambs.
Ride through our fields with Eyjafjallajökull for a view. From May to September in the mornings and evenings we go riding. Over the weekends and in the winter monts the horses are on a break. We offer one hour rides which can be adapted to beginner and experienced riders.
They are waiting. Just outside the hotel. For you and your riding adventures around the farm. We offer guided horse riding tours during summer. Explore the surroundings on the back of a horse. We have tours both in the mornings and the evenings. Book your encounter with our horses here.
They are here
Book your tour or an encounter with our horses right here.