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Grindavík (GPS 63°51’3.03″N 22°25’56.95″W) is a fishing village on the south cost of Reykjanes peninsula. It has a population of 3000 people. The distance from Reykjavík to Grindavik is approximately  50 km ( 32 miles ). There is a daily scheduled bus service from Reykjavik to Grindavik.

Accommodation

A list of hotels, guesthouses, hostels, airbnb, and camping sites can be found at : (http://tjalda.is/en/grindavik/) .

Services and leisure

Services and leisure activities include restaurants, swimming pool, 18 hole golf course, tourist information centre which is located at The Icelandic SaltfishMuseum in Grindavík. Interesting places to visit near Grindarvik are Gunnuhver hot spring, Brimketill, Blue Lagoon, and Krísuvík.

Annual Festival

Sjóarinn síkáti

The Fishermen´s day festival “ Sjóarinn síkáti” takes place on the first weekend in June every day. This is a family festival with activities for everyone. The scheduled program for “Sjóarinn síkáti” 2018 can be seen here: http://www.grindavik.is/gogn/2018/Dagskr%C3%A1-sj%C3%B3arans-s%C3%ADk%C3%A1ta-EN.pdf

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