We are proud to say that Westman Islands / Vestmannaeyjar was chosen as a winner in 3 categories in the Best of Iceland Awards 2020 by Grapevine.
Winner: Must-See Spot in South Iceland
Westman Islands were chosen as a Must-See Spot in all of South Iceland.
Winner: Best Meal in South Iceland
the restaurant Slippurinn was chosen as one of the Best Meals in south Iceland. Slippurinn which is a family-owned restaurant, located in an old machinery workshop that used to serve the old shipyard was opened in 2012 ??? – by a local family in Westman Islands. Slippurinn offers fresh, sustainable, and local food along with cocktails and Icelandic beers.
Winner: Best Museum in South Iceland
Our amazing museum Eldheimar was chosen as the Best Museum. Eldheimar was opened in 2014 and since then has won all sorts awards for this amazing museum. The Icelandic eruption in Heimaey buried hundreds of houses and Eldheimar Museum was built around the remains of one of the houses and you can learn all about the Volcano eruption 1973 in Heimaey Vestmannaeyjar
Read more about the museum and book your tickets to Eldheimar here
Runner-up: Best Sightseeing Tour South Iceland
Of the Best Sightseeing tours, our boat tour around Heimaey was chosen as a runner-up where you can explore the islands from every side, you sail into echoing caves and you see puffins on the way.
In Westman Islands, we have 3 different boat tours that all have the same goal. For you to explore the wonders of Westman Islands from the sea and enjoy the amazing nature. klettar, fjöll, eyjur, fuglar, hvalir,
Newcomer: Best Bar of South Iceland
In the Best Bar section, the Brothers Brewery in Westman Islands were chosen as a newcomer. Brothers Brewery is a new bar in Westman Islands where you can go as a group or individuals for a tour around the brewery and see insight into the ingredients they use in their locally brewed beer. Afterward, you get to taste their wares
Best of Iceland Awards is a guide for the best places to visit, best hikes, hotels to stay in, best road trips, tours, shops, and where to eat in all Iceland.
Book your tickets to Westman Islands and come see for yourself!