Spotlight on Deplar Farm
The ultimate wilderness retreat awaits you in the remote Fljot Valley in Northern Iceland
Combining adventure and solitude with five-star facilities, Deplar Farm offers a totally unique experience in the mountainous Troll Peninsula. Whether you are looking for an adrenaline-fueled heli-skiing package, a remote off-the-grid escape or the chance to see the Northern Lights from an outdoor, geothermal infinity pool, Deplar Farm is nothing short of breathtaking.
Converted from a sheep farm into a lavish lodge, Deplar Farm is tailor-made for relaxation with a stylish lounge, fully-equipped bar and a dining room where you can enjoy delicious Icelandic cuisine with a modern twist. Floor-to-ceiling windows showcase the rugged peaks whilst a wrap-around deck overlooks the indoor-outdoor infinity pool, Viking sauna, Fljota River and lake.
Despite the short nights you are sure to get quality sleep in one of the thirteen bedrooms which feature remote-controlled electric blackout blinds, king-size beds with luxurious linens and ready-made music playlists switched on or off at a touch of a button.
There is certainly no shortage of entertainment either – an oversized TV, pool table, foosball, darts, game consoles and a large gaming collection is sure to satisfy all ages.
Designed to rejuvenate mind, body and soul, the Deplar Spa not only has a Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room but also a yoga room, gym, two isopods and three massage rooms, complete with a personal therapist to pamper you.
Serving food that celebrates your surroundings, you can expect to dine on locally sourced fish and meat such as north Atlantic salmon and mountain lamb as well as locally brewed craft beers. The farm believes in clean eating, meaning only the freshest ingredients are used and the farm’s mission is to become fully self-sustainable, harvesting their own vegetables and becoming truly source-to-fork.
WINTER AT DEPLAR FARM:
Sure to be an unforgettable experience, Deplar Farm offers a four day heli-skiing trip of a lifetime. Sweeping valleys, ocean views, huge couloirs and vast valleys beckon and with Iceland’s unique weather and long daylight hours you can ski until it’s time for dinner.
Step outside Deplar’s back door and take a short steep cat ride up the mountain where you can enjoy some of the Troll Peninsula’s famous backcountry.
Enjoy exhilarating ascents or scenic cross-country routes across one of the world’s most remote areas.
SUMMER AT DEPLAR FARM:
Rods at the ready from June to September, the best time of year to hunt for the huge north Atlantic Salmon and Arctic Char. Join expert guides equipped with everything you will need in serene surroundings which include some of the best rivers in Iceland.
Off-shore & Lake Fishing:
Catch cod and haddock on the Arctic Ocean with an experienced captain, before heading back to base and enjoying your spoils. You can also enjoy a peaceful summer’s day on the lake catching Arctic Char and Brown Trout, surrounded by mountain and ocean views.
With a beautiful backdrop of endless valleys, incredible cols and dramatic cliffs dotted with waterfalls you will be hard-pressed to find a more stunning area for trekking. Catch glimpses of the North Atlantic Ocean on the horizon whilst soaking up the solitude of your surroundings. Guides can show you secret spots and arguably the best lunch-with-a-view on the planet.