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Coliving in Iceland

Nature rules all in the freezing, yet beautiful country of Iceland. An unusual long-term destination for any nomadic traveler, this may be the ultimate coliving experience. In Iceland, there is a chance to reconnect with nature via its epic volcanoes, warm springs, and burning lava fields. It is filled with Glaciers which will sweep you on your feet, and a population focused on being at one with the earth,

Most inhabitants of the island live in the capital Reykjavik, however, there are a few dotted towns across the country to venture out to. Most notably, Akureyri on the north side of the island. Perhaps this is a place to write your book finally, just like so many Icelanders do each year.

The darkness of winter brings about one of Iceland’s greatest draws for the 2 million who visit each year and that is the famed Northern Lights. Many struggle to catch the awe-inspiring Aurora Borealis but staying longer term will increase your chance exponentially. The country is also legendary for its Blue Lagoon geothermic spas, where the contrasting temperatures leave any visitors feeling rejuvenated and alive. An expensive country on the costing scale, yet it still resides on the bucket travel list for most.

From the Fjords to the ash deserts, the list of incredible sights only grows. Yet be warned of the ever-changeable weather. It is hard to predict how the island will treat you, so be prepared physically and mentally for it during your stay. Expect a welcoming population, who’s people are focused on protecting the planet not destroying it.

Get to know their culture, and why they believe in the more mystical elements of this world. Well, what are you waiting for, for Santa Claus to arrive?

Fun facts about Iceland:

- Iceland’s original name was 'Snowland Snealand'
- They are ranked the happiest people in the world
- 99% of Iceland’s energy is from renewable resources
- New family members don't receive hereditary last names

Finding affordable communal living in Iceland

Finding affordable housing in Iceland can be tough, especially in cities with high rent prices. One solution that many people turn to is communal living with shared spaces and roommates. This can be a cost-effective way to have a private room while still being able to afford rent in a desirable location. There are a few different options for finding a shared living arrangement in Iceland. One option is to look for a private room for rent in a coliving home. This can be a good option for people who want some privacy, but still want to be part of a community. Another option is to look for a shared room, where you'll be sharing a bedroom with one or more roommates. This can be more affordable, as you'll only be responsible for paying for your own bed. The downside is that you'll have less privacy, as you'll be sharing a bedroom with others. You can find both accommodation options on We can help you find a compatible roommate based on your preferences and lifestyle. Some hosts do background checks and eviction history checks to ensure that the roommates you're living with are trustworthy individuals. When looking for a shared living arrangement, it's important to do your due diligence and make sure that you're comfortable with the living arrangement and the people you'll be living with.

What is coliving?

Coliving is a new trend amongst millennials for renting shared apartments. Whether you're moving to Iceland for work or just looking for a new apartment, coliving in Iceland is a good way to save money and live with like-minded people. Co-living places people from different backgrounds together and encourages them to interact, collaborate and form new friendships. When compared to dorms, coliving is much more attractive, since it's relatively inexpensive, all-inclusive and allows you to rent a furnished room with an individual lease.

Affordable and social housing in Iceland

Looking for an affordable and social housing option in Iceland? Consider coliving, a trend in shared apartment rentals that brings together individuals from diverse backgrounds to live, work, and form new friendships. Coliving in Iceland is a cost-effective alternative to dorms, offering furnished rooms with individual leases and all-inclusive pricing.

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Why stay with us

  • Flexible Monthly stays Choose the convenience and flexibility of monthly stays – our short leases make it easy to relocate quickly if your job demands it.
  • Convenient Move-in-ready Don't move around with heavy furniture. All coliving spaces are fully furnished for comfort and convenience.
  • Affordable All-included Affordable rent without having to compromise on quality. Utilities, Wi-Fi, and cleaning costs are included in one price.
  • Social Built-in community Join a built-in community that is supportive and welcoming – Sharing with others helps you find meaning, belonging and acceptance in life.


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