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The Remote Iceland Lighthouse You Can Sleep In  --  This Fall Only

It's called Dyrhólaey lighthouse, Iceland, and it's a solitary, century-old lighthouse on a cliff overlooking a black beach that stretches farther than you can fathom. It's a primal, elemental landscape that will make you feel as if you're teetering on the end of the earth.
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NAME: Dyrhólaey lighthouse, Iceland.

SCENE: A solitary, century-old lighthouse on a cliff overlooking a black beach that stretches farther than you can fathom. It's a primal, elemental landscape that will make you feel as if you're teetering on the end of the earth.

LOCATION: Just west of Vik, about two hours south of capital-city Reykjavik via the scenic Ring Road.

WHY HERE: As a day-tripper, you come for the kind of legendary views that inspire poems and paintings. But this fall? The lighthouse has been temporarily reimagined as a one-of-a-kind lodging (complete with dinner prepared by private chef) as part of Iceland Air's Stopover offer.

From the team at Spot.com.

2015-09-14-1442255219-2952872-Spot_dyrholaey_lighthouse_2.jpgYour abode for the night (lighthouse-keeper experience not required).

2015-09-14-1442256914-7347661-Spot_Dyrholaey_landbridge.jpg Who needs standard-issue amenities with views like these? In the summertime, puffins nest in the cliff faces.

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