Deplar Farm

Troll Peninsula, Iceland

A luxury lodge that takes remote even further off the map.

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Property Overview

Once a historic sheep farm, Deplar Farm is camouflaged by a living roof and roaming sheep which outnumber humans by 2:1. Permeated with notes of its rugged legacy, the space holds Icelandic literature, driftwood from the nearby sea, and stones from the Fljótaá River. Guests are promised an experience that goes far beyond expectations, from exceptional amenities like a geothermal open-air pool to helipads that launch skiers into world-renowned alpine terrain.


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  • A day spent viewing nesting puffins at Drangey Island followed by a helicopter ride to fish some of Iceland’s most exclusive stretches of water is a must.
  • After a day of adventuring, return to Deplar Farm for a once-in-a-lifetime sashimi snack served in the swim-up bar.

Rooms & Suites

Deplar Farm’s 28,000 square feet are enclosed with floor-to-ceiling windows, striking its visitors with unimaginable views of peaks towering over the immaculate Fljót Valley. With thirteen en suite bedrooms, guests enjoy a selection of king suites with mezzanine-style lofts. Each feature hammocks and lounging beds, as well as a variety of Nordic queen and bunk room accommodations. The bedrooms envelop guests in a cozy cocoon, blanketed in sheepskin, Moroccan wools, and textured walls. All rooms are equipped with steam showers that emit geothermally-heated spring water. An entertainment area with billiards, foosball, and a ping pong table complements guests’ stay, providing a 360-degree experience.

Pool & Gym

Deplar Farm invites guests to enjoy the Northern Lights from lounge seating built into the outdoor geothermal pool, which is coupled with a swim-up bar and indoor section contained by floor-to-ceiling windows. For the ultimate soaking experience, guests can also benefit from indoor and outdoor hot tubs, a Viking sauna, and a cold plunge. Deplar Farm’s wellness team exceeds guest expectations with targeted fitness sessions and yoga flows, held in the stunning workout facility featuring sweeping views of the surrounding scenery. Coupled with a plethora of guided outdoor activities like surfing, kayaking, fat biking, cross country skiing, and heli-skiing, Deplar Farm goes above and beyond to design guests’ ideal day of movement.

The Spa

Eleven Life, Deplar Farm’s approach to health and wellness, covers nearly 10,000 square feet including three treatment rooms, two Isopod flotation tanks, a premium sauna and steam room, and a sound therapy room. No matter guests’ inclination, Deplar Farm’s menu of carefully crafted science-based offerings immerse its visitors in a world of all-encompassing revitalization.

The Restaurant

Deplar Farm’s remote setting emphasizes onsite meals prepared by Iceland’s 2018 Chef of the Year, Garðar Kári Garðarsson. In keeping with the Icelandic classics, Arctic char, Atlantic salmon, and skyr are top of the menu. Brennivín and fermented shark are traditional dishes many guests enjoy tasting from the family-style seating of the dining room. Local ingredients always fill the table, as farmers and fishermen make frequent visits to share their crops and catch.
  • The Bar
    Deplar Farm has no shortage of après hangouts. Favorites include the swim-up pool bar and the offsite bar at the Ghost Farm outpost, an intimate, picturesque mountain hideout accessed by snowmobile. For an unforgettable night, the lodge’s main bar animates guests with a lofted stage equipped with over thirty instruments, laser lights, and a smoke machine. A regionally-inspired menu of unique cocktails, a wide range of craft beers from local breweries, and a variety of wines from the extensive cellar offer guests a beverage selection that impresses even the pickiest of palates.
    Deplar Farm entices travelers from all over the globe who seek an enchanting getaway. Those with a taste for over-the-top amenities, high-caliber outdoor adventures, and exceptional spa offerings frequent Deplar Farm’s intoxicating scene.
  • Location
    Deplar Farm is located on Iceland’s Troll Peninsula, known for housing Iceland’s largest peaks and celebrated for its 14th-century farming history. Encompassed by nearby black sand beaches, seaside fjords, and volcanic shores, Deplar Farm boasts an ancient grandeur that is as storied as the memories being made there today.
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