Located in the south of Iceland and serving as the ideal launch pad to discover the region, Hella is a small town less than 100 kilometers from the capital Reykjavik. With the growth of tourism in Iceland, Hella, like many other small towns, has been witness to growth and development in recent years.
Travelers to the south of Iceland can explore a multitude of unique landscapes and geographic formations. The icelandic highlands, the glacial lakes of Jokulsarlon, the majestic glaciers of Vatanajokull, the infamous volcano of Mount Hekla, black sand deserts of Jokulheimar and Tungnaa, lively fishing villages of the Westman Islands, the magnificent Seljalansfoss and Gljufrabui waterfalls, hot springs in the Kerlingarfjoll Mountains, historical places of Keldur, Oddi and Skalholt are just a sample of the wonders of southern Iceland.
The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis, have been drawing travelers to the nothern countries just for a chance to watch this breathtaking show of lights. The south of Iceland is a region that has its fair share of tourists visiting for this purpose, taking advantage of a rural setting without light pollution to overshadow the natural spectacle. In Iceland the Aurora Borealis season runs from August through to May.
Hotel Ranga offers four star luxury accommodation, found in the breathtaking country side of southern Iceland in the town of Hella. Located just and hour from Reykjavik, this wonderful resort gives way to beautiful panoramic views and Icelandic scenery. The resort is of countryside style and has acquired an excellent reputation for its food, accommodation and friendly service. The rooms provide a relaxing and warm atmosphere with luxurious amenities and the hotel offers an acclaimed riverside restaurant, lounge and bar, meeting rooms, game rooms, massage facilities and outdoor hot tubs.
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Photos: Hotel Ranga