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Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach of this little village is so nice, the waves are so strong, the wind pick-up's the top of the wave and you can see all that water been sweep away, so powewrfull. The wind is so powerfull and strong, quite an experiemce. You...More

Thank b0b2145
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good spot to enjoy the beach and see some interesting and unique rock formations. There is also a cafe here with pretty good views, a gift shop and toilets. However beware of the riptide and waves as these are very rough.

Thank Global_Traveller11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a small parking area and a short trail to the beach. Black sand beach, basalt cliffs and a small cave. A couple of sea stacks off the shore. HUGE waves with danger signs posted everywhere, yet people are totally oblivious to the danger...More

Thank Patrice D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This entire area is just stunning. The black sand beach, the cave, the basalt columns, the sea and of course the rock formations. Be sure to walk over to the rock formations to see them closer. They really are impressive. Be careful, we saw during...More

Thank chemie71
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to the community of VIK (Veek) and walked the black sand beaches and saw the cliffs and the cutback small caves. We also saw an extremely violent Atlantic Ocean. Combined, it was a picture perfect spot. As said by other reviews, there was...More

Thank Pheenom38
Reviewed 1 October 2018

This was the best example of basalt columns that we found in Iceland. They looked like a pipe organ. Just need to be patient if you don't want a bunch of strangers in your photos of the columns. It was a beautiful day so we...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 30 September 2018

The cliffs used to reach out to where the sea stacks are. Over time, the cliffs eroded, but the stacks stood tall, giving us the stacks we call Reynisdrangar. With the nearby cliffs, black sand beach, crashing waves, and bird life nearby, this area makes...More

Thank m s
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The beach is different with its black sand, but not too much attractive to my taste. If you are in the area a short stop is enough.

Thank seasonedvisitor
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This is a must see. The rock formations are incredible, the black sand beaches are gorgeous, and puffins fly overhead. Come early if you want to avoid crowds.

Thank madeline t
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Very busy spot but we were able to find parking then headed out to the beach. Beautiful coastline. Look up on top of the basalt column structure and you might see puffins nesting!

Thank JarMarJHM
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