Watch seals in their natural habitant or take a short walk to the amazing Hvítserkur, a rock which some say resembles a prehistoric dinosaur
Osar is located on the Vatnsnes Peninsula, 25 km north of road no. 1. In the recent years the hostel has been completely renovated.Ósar ocean beach is full of life. Seals abound and also eider ducks and other birds, and the rock Hvítserkur, which resembles a prehistoric Dinosaur, is within walking distance from the Hostel.
The unspoiled nature, peaceful environment and a variety of recreation opportunities makes Ósar an ideal stop in an Iceland tour. In only about 5 min walk you are in unusually close contact with nature. Here guests can see a number of different birds and one of Iceland´s biggest colonies of seals , swimming only a few meters from the beach.
A superb place for nature lovers
Opening times (daily/weekly): 08:00 to 22:00
Opening times (over the year): May 1st - October 1st
Sæberg 53 km (ca. 40 min) - Broddanes 138 km (ca. 1 hour 40 min) - Akureyri 205 km (ca. 2 hours 30 min) - Siglufjörður 202 km (ca. 2 hours 20 min) - Dalvík 229 km (ca. 2 hours 40 min)
Distance from Reykjavík:
228 km (ca. 2 hours 45 min)