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Coloumns

The black basalt coloumns of Skardsvik beach are beautiful. Lava fields reach all the way to the... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2019
RudyMarietjieVisser
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Bredasdorp, South Africa
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Not quite so nice on a very windy and rainy day but even then you can appreciate what is seen and... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2018
sophia27
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 5, 2019

The black basalt coloumns of Skardsvik beach are beautiful. Lava fields reach all the way to the sea, Very windy

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RudyMarietjieVisser
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

Not quite so nice on a very windy and rainy day but even then you can appreciate what is seen and wonder how much better it would be on a nice day.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sophia27
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Another very scenic places to visit. Because the entire Peninsula has all sorts of attractions, it makes sense to see this too.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

This is why I love Iceland. The unaffected place with wild rocks. You don't need 4x4 car to access this place.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank joly111
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

The thing I love about Icelandic beaches, is that they are all different and all made up of different materials. I dare to say it’s all of volcanic origin, but different consistencies and textures. Skardsvik, upon initial view, looks just like a tan sand beach.....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stef4115
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Great spot to stop with your picnic lunch and watch the waves crash into the beach. It was a special place and one that not too many people know about it seems. Beautiful stroll on the beach after with all kinds of colors of little...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Stop stop of paved road for those with small rentals not wanting to breach their insurance. Nice walk to the lighthouse/well at Öndveröames, the path for which is not so obvious the beginning. Head in the general direction and look for the cairns.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brendan492
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Located on small road through lava flow within national park. Nice surf. Basalt columns. Lava rock mollusks. Nice breeze. Wander around for 45 minutes

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 1RJL1
Reviewed July 31, 2018

I happened upon Skarðsvík Beach during my drive of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula while I was on my way to Svörtuloft Lighthouse. It really looks stunning to see a golden beach in a country full of black sand beaches, especially against the lava rocks background and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kim T
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This beach is amazingly beautiful. The bright colored sand against dramatic black rocks, and blue water. It was like no other beach I have ever seen before. It was also a pretty peaceful place. Its the kind of place one could sit for hours and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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