Deplar Farm is a luxurious retreat hidden in the depths of northern Iceland's Troll Peninsula. With comfort at the forefront of the lodge's design, this home away from home is the perfect place to relax after an adventurous day in the wilderness.
The 13 rooms can be taken individually or together for an exclusive-use Icelandic retreat
Meals and activities are included, so guests can choose their own itinerary according to their personal tastes
A farm-to-table mentality ensures every dish is fresh and delicious
High levels of attention to detail and personalised service means each stay is seamless and carefree
Once a sheep farm in the heart of the scenic Troll Peninsula, today Deplar Farm is a remote getaway with added luxury, and the perfect place for an Icelandic adventure. Surrounded by mountains, lakes and rivers, the wilderness of northern Iceland is right on the doorstep and waiting to be explored.
Deplar Farm is home to 13 rooms, all of which boast a contemporary Nordic style and impeccable design. Natural colours are used throughout to ensure rooms feel bright and airy, and the distinct character of the farm can be felt in each room. While the décor is fairly minimalist the rooms are still warm and welcoming thanks to plush fabrics and a bed you'll sink into. Thanks to Deplar Farm's secluded location each room offers fantastic views, whether of the dramatic mountains or the peaceful lake.
In Deplar Farm's dining room the meals are designed to recharge you after your exhilarating adventures while bringing the surrounding nature to your plate. Fresh produce is provided by local farmers and ingredients are locally-sourced, resulting in a contemporary Icelandic cuisine that celebrates the natural resources of the country. If you're too busy exploring over lunch time, fear not - you'll be provided with a gourmet picnic to help fuel your adventure.
While it may be tempting to spend your whole time enjoying Deplar Farm's extensive facilities, a stay here is all about exploring the rugged landscape of Iceland and discovering unique adventures. Whether you're a fly fishing aficionado or you'd like to try your hand at cross-country skiing, there's something for everyone at Deplar, no matter what time of year. Winter guests can explore on snowmobile, try snowshoeing or tubing, and during the summer guests can try sea kayaking, mountain biking or hiking.
Your time at Deplar Farm can be as adrenaline-fuelled or as laid-back as you'd like, and your personal experience manager can arrange and alter your itinerary to your liking. Spend your down-time relaxing in the spa, soothe your muscles in the Jacuzzi and unwind in the steam bath. And for the ultimate Icelandic experience, float in the geothermally-heated outdoor pool under the midnight sun or watch the Northern Lights dance across the sky.
When to visit
The toasty pool is heated year-round and is the perfect place to relax after a day of activities - if you find yourself thirsty just swim up to the bar for a drink and appetizers.
Plan your tripPlan your trip
Deplar Farm is located in northern Iceland's Troll Peninsula, within the Fljot Valley.
Icelandair fly direct from Gatwick and Heathrow to Reykjavik, with a flight time of approximately three hours. Regular internal flights operate daily from the domestic airport of Reykjavik to Akureyri. From Akureyri Airport it is approximately a one-hour 30-minute road transfer to Deplar Farm.
Bathing in the Blue Lagoon
One of the world's most unique spas, Iceland's Blue Lagoon is an outdoor, geo-thermally heated spa providing an amazing experience that cannot be missed when visiting Iceland.
Glacier helicopter tour
Jump in a helicopter for a truly unique adventure to one of Iceland's incredible glaciers. Enjoy the incredible view from above before landing on Langjokull glacier and venturing inside the bright blue ice tunnels.
Horse riding in Iceland
Known for their distinctive trot, Icelandic horses offer a unique horse riding experience. A completely pure breed, introduced to the island during the Viking settlement, these horses are perfect for both beginners and advanced riders alike.
Lake Myvatn tour
A true natural wonder, Lake Myvatn is an other-worldly landscape of natural hot springs, volcanic craters and bubbling mud pools. The ever-changing scenery of the lake is simply breathtaking and a must-see in Northern Iceland.
Sea kayaking in Siglufjordur
Take in the beautiful scenery of Siglufjordur from a new perspective, aboard a kayak. Paddle through the crystal clear waters of the tranquil fjord and admire the fantastic views of Iceland's magical northern coast.
Snorkelling with puffins
Puffins are numerous in Iceland and have become one of the country's main attractions. Although not the most elegant flyers, puffins are graceful swimmers and can dive to incredible depths. Swim alongside these fascinating birds for a unique adventure.
Snowmobiling in the Troll Peninsula
Explore the mountains of the stunning Troll Peninsula on the back of a snowmobile, taking in the incredible views as you speed across the snow. During the winter, look out for the Northern Lights dancing through the sky above.
Whale watching in Eyjafjordur
Eyjafjordur is Iceland's longest fjord, home to breathtaking scenery as well as resident whales and dolphins. Take to the water with your expert guide to try and spot these beautiful creatures swimming below.