ION Luxury Adventure Hotel, Iceland.
An abandonded staff building , was transformed into a unique sustainable, luxury hotel just 30 km out of Reykjavic, next to Thingvellir National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and to a geothermical power plant. Ion’s Luxury Adventure Hotel looks like a concrete spaceship that landed over Iceland’s lava fields at the footprints of Mount Hengill.
45 sustainable rooms, a restaurant that embraces the country’s spirit serving delicious, sophisticated, fresh Icelandic dishes,, a Lava spa, are just few of the elements that make Ion an exquisite experience. Panoramic windows, stark concrete, wooden walls, minimalist furniture, largely monochrome. However , what makes it a must to visit is its unique location. The award winning Northern Lights Bar with its floor-to-ceiling windows, allows guests to see the spectacular Aurora Borealis while enjoying a cocktail.
Located between Eurasian and N-American tectonic plates who are drifting apart, Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss, two of Iceland’s most picturesque waterfalls, glaciers, hot springs and craters create a glorious scenery and the hotel , true to its name, caters to just about any appetite for adventure: river rafting in Hvítá glacial river , diving & snorkeling in Silfra Fissure, hiking, fishing.
Where Everything meets Nothing , but also Nothing to Everything the hotel offers an exquisite experience to its guests. Remote yet filled with warmth and adventure the hotel is linking people with all the power that surrounds the intire area. Nature enthousiasts for sure have found a true hot spot to visit!