2017 Registration Details

Registration for the Iceland Writers Retreat 2017 is processed by Iceland Travel through their secure website.

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The fee is ISK 289,000, including four nights’ accommodation at the retreat venue, Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura (with free internet access and breakfast included).

The fee for two participants who sign up together and share a twin or double room is ISK 519,988 total (ISK 259,994 each).

The fee excluding accommodation (and transportation to receptions) is ISK 208,874.

Your credit card will be charged an initial deposit of ISK 60,000 with the remaining balance automatically charged two months before the Retreat begins, on 5 February, 2017.

Your registration to the retreat includes:

  • Attendance at five small-group workshops led by featured authors (please visit “The Event” tab to see availability for the various workshops. Some workshops are full.)
  • Attendance at author Q&A panel and author reading
  • Coffee/tea and refreshments during workshop days
  • Lunches on Thurs 6, Fri 7, Sat 8 April.
  • Conference program and materials
  • Welcome dinner and pre-dinner drink
  • Literary walking tour of Reykjavík
  • Exclusively-designed, all-day guided tour in the Icelandic countryside, led by an Icelandic writer. Includes lunch and reading(s) by local authors. Choice between literary-themed Golden Circle tour or literary Borgarfjörður. Read more details about the tour options.
  • Transportation to all events on the itinerary not held at the hotel (only for those who have booked with accommodation).
  • New events as added

The optional “Relax & Write” two-day extension includes:

  • Two additional nights’ bed and breakfast accommodation at the hotel (it’s also possible to book without accommodation).
  • Dinner on Sunday, April 9
  • Dinner and open mike night on Monday, April 10
  • The extension costs ISK 65, 670 with accommodation.
  • Click here for further information on this extension.

Prices exclude airfare and airport transfers. (Depending on where you’re traveling from, it should be possible to arrive and depart on the days the retreat begins / ends. Please check the Frequently Asked Questions page for further details.)

Room upgrades and a spouse/partner package are available, or your partner can also attend as a full participant; further information is on the registration page. The fee for a partner who does not participate in the workshops is ISK 85,000.

Cancellation policy:

Cancellations made more than four weeks prior to arrival will be refunded in full except for an administration fee of ISK 15,000. A cancellation made less than four weeks but more than two weeks prior to arrival will be charged 50% of total payment. A cancellation made less than two weeks prior to arrival will not be refunded.

Stack Entry


Per Person

  • 1 Free Entrance
  • Regular Seating
  • Custom Swags
  • Free Wifi

Student Pass


Bulk Order

  • 20x Free Entrance
  • 20x Regular Seating
  • Custom Swags
  • Free Wifi

VIP Pass


VIP's only

  • VIP Entrance
  • VIP Seating
  • Custom Swags
  • Free Wifi