Cuisine

Discover Iceland - self-catering accommodation

Iceland is a fascinating island in the North Atlantic, just about a three-hour flight from the UK. Year after year the island attracts more curious and adventurous tourists. Our Iceland accommodation is perfect for anyone looking for something different during their next self-catering holidays in Europe. The island is 400 meters above the water level, with only around 336 thousand inhabitants. When we think of Iceland it summons images of the capital Reykjavík as a hip city, the thermal swimming pool of the Blue Lagoon in the volcanic rock at Grindavík, to glaciers, geysers and some of the most stunning wild landscapes in Europe in the continent's most sparsely populated country. Browse and select from our range of self-catering Iceland accommodation and get in on the adventure of this amazing country.

Self-catering Iceland with NOVASOL

For nature lovers, any one of our self-catering holiday homes in Iceland is the perfect way to get to know the country, spending wonderful days in the beautiful landscape. Find rest and relaxation, breathe pure, clear air and get to know the friendly the friendly Icelandic people; immersing yourself in their cuisine, culture and the history of Iceland. What's more is that when you book your Iceland accommodation with NOVASOL, you can be sure that you will always have a comfortable and well-equipped holiday home to come back to after a day of exploring!

Self-catering Iceland - Cuisine and diet

It has actually been said over recent years that the Icelanders have one of the healthiest diets in the world! Stay in our self-catering Iceland accommodation and live like the Icelandic people do during your holiday, reaping the benefits of this healthy way of life. The fact that the country is just south of the Arctic Circle and so isolated from the rest of Europe, the people source and make the most of all they can from the land and sea, utilising the landscape, often preserving things in innovative ways so as to make them last through the cold winters; the most unusual examples of this would be Puffin jerky!

Icelandic cuisine - apartments in Iceland

During your stay in our options for holiday accommodation in Iceland, including Iceland apartments available to rent, you will be able to enjoy great, quality, fresh produce. Sample Iceland's fantastic dairy products, including fantastic cheeses and yoghurts from grass-fed cows during your stay in our self-catering holiday accommodation, as well as exceptional seafood from clean waters and caught using the traditional line and pole method. As a result of its geographical location and the fact that the governments imposes strict regulations on the production of food, Iceland produces some of the world's purest food.

Iceland holiday homes to rent - food and culture

As a result of the abundance of fresh, organic produce of Iceland alongside a national love of being outdoors and making the most of that spectacular landscape; Icelanders have on of the longest life expectancies in the world. They are also consistently ranked among the happiest nations in the world. Try some traditional dishes, which have been around for centuries, or visit the avante garde restaurants of Reykjavík - Iceland has both! Experience the unique Icelandic culture for yourself whilst staying in one of our holiday homes to rent in Iceland.

Holiday accommodation in Iceland - typical dishes

As we have mentioned, Iceland is one of the world's leading producers of organic and pure foods. Dairy is a mainstay of the Icelandic diet and its quality is incredible, a uniquely Icelandic yoghurt - called Skyr - is the perfect way to fuel up for day spent out in the natural beauty of Iceland. No stay in our holiday accommodation in Iceland or Iceland apartments would be complete without sampling some of these healthy, honest and often locally farmed products. You will find many lamb dishes, as well as lots of fish rich in omega-3. One dish which really is only for the brave hearted is the infamous fermented shark!