The high snowy domes of nearby Langjökull glacier ensure cold, crisp, cloudless skies - perfect weather conditions for the Aurora Borealis.
The Húsafell Resort is prime Northern Lights territory, enjoying an average of three Aurora sightings per week during the winter months. Located in the remote wilderness of West Iceland and away from light pollution, Húsafell is situated at the heart of Iceland's Aurora Zone. In fact, the Northern Lights Institute is located nearby.
For those who want to maximize their chances at seeing the lights, guests staying in Hotel Húsafell are offered free Northern Lights wake-up calls.
The Northern Lights season, which is the period that the aurora is most frequently observed over Iceland, is from mid August to mid April.