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Reynisfjara Beach

Route 215, Vik, Iceland
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“basalt columns” (195 reviews)
“black sand” (146 reviews)
“sea stacks” (39 reviews)
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Route 215, Vik, Iceland
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"basalt columns"
in 195 reviews
"black sand"
in 146 reviews
"sea stacks"
in 39 reviews
"be careful"
in 56 reviews
"sneaker waves"
in 32 reviews
"crashing waves"
in 30 reviews
"south coast"
in 29 reviews
"ring road"
in 34 reviews
"safe distance"
in 9 reviews
"warning signs"
in 14 reviews
"hour drive from reykjavik"
in 8 reviews
"giants causeway"
in 15 reviews
"huge waves"
in 19 reviews
"low tide"
in 10 reviews
"strong winds"
in 9 reviews
"puffins nesting"
in 8 reviews
"interesting rock formations"
in 10 reviews
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Reviewed today

Called here on our way to Vik A very popular place to visit and a nice restaurant close to the beach, not overly expensive and a good selection of food

Thank Malo1958
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Reviewed yesterday

This is an amazing beach with beautiful black sand, basalt block on the caves where all the tourists stand and incredible rock formations spitting out of the sea. The key is to walk away from the tourists to enjoy some incredible photo shoots opportunity. We...More

Thank Alain C
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Big free car park with a toilet, cafe & snack hut with the famous Icelandic Plysur (hot dog) The basalt columns down to the black sand are amazing but congested with people taking selfies! The sea crashes into the black sand & pebbles & you...More

Thank Karen M
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A beautiful and spectacular beach with black sand, basalt rocks and spectacular rock formations. The beach can be dangerous, because of the waves that can swollow you and take you to the sea. At least 5 warning signs tells you that on the way from...More

Thank Norvoll
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Stunning rock formations. It is worth to take your time and explore the area, especially in the direction to the Vik. Time it correctly and watch out the deadly sneaker waves!

Thank Łukasz B
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely beach with black sands and great scenery and the hexagonal rock formations was amazing! Quite unforgettable scenes from there!

Thank Vivian L
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I am in love with this place! I didn't expect it is so beautiful - the mysterious atmosphere, huge waves, black sand, specific caves and stones - everything sums up to a beautiful experience. Have a walk and look on the ground - the sand...More

Thank Agata327
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Impressive place to visit when in the Vik area. I like the black beach and the rock formations - it’s a very impressive place. Need to be wary of the waves ! We went on a grey misty day - very atmospheric !

Thank smith1265
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful beach with caves, rock formations, and really cool basaltic columns. They say it is a black sand beach, but it is more like gravel. It did make it a little challenging to walk along the beach. Columns are totally fun to climb and play...More

Thank Leslie L
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

it's a beautiful beach, but crowded and too cold to swim. it can also kill you, so maybe young kids should avoid the surf line.

Thank Erich K
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rebeccasomerville
February 28, 2018|
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Response from TampaTina | Reviewed this property |
It’s about 3-31/2 hours from Reykjavík depending on the weather. You can drive right up to the beach which is near Vik.
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pjkdenver
July 28, 2017|
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Response from Jan T | Reviewed this property |
Local people said that 7 a.m. should be OK. Or between 20-21 evening Puffins come back from fishing
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Westlandia
July 1, 2017|
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Response from Steve F | Reviewed this property |
The two beaches are separated by water, so you have to drive. The road is fine for all vehicles.
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