House swap in Reykjavik

Swaphouse is a free platform to exchange homes with remote workers. An affordable, fun and unique way to travel in Reykjavik and live (and work) like a local!

Discover new places

Work during the day and explore your new location in the evenings and weekends. Save vacation days by combining both!

Free accommodation

We don’t require (expensive) memberships. Swaphouse is 100% free. No money is exchanged in the entire process.

All the amenities you need

All homes feature fast WiFi and dedicated workspace(s). You can expect everything you need to live and work from there.

About Reykjavik

Reykjavik follows Greenwich Mean Time (GMT, UTC).
Main language
Subarctic / Oceanic
Cool summers and cold winters with long daylight variations.
Closest airport
Keflavík International Airport, the largest in Iceland and located near Reykjavik.
Near beach?
± 5km
Reykjavik is near the coast; however, the beaches are cold and often rocky.
Near mountains?
Reykjavik is surrounded by mountains and volcanic landscapes.
Local Cuisine
Dried fish, typically haddock or cod, a classic Icelandic snack.
Icelandic Króna
Icelandic Króna (kr - ISK)
Must see
Modernist church known for its unique architecture and panoramic views of the city.
Hidden gem
Harpa Concert Hall
An architectural gem with a stunning glass facade inspired by Iceland's natural landscapes.
Water quality
Known for its pristine tap water sourced from nearby springs, without any treatments or additions.

Ready to swap your home?

Join Swaphouse by creating an account. You can list your home in a few simple steps. Once that's done, begin exploring homes around the world for an exciting new and affordable workation adventure!

Need more information?

Many questions are covered in our FAQ, but please don't hesitate to reach out if you have questions about Swaphouse, creating an account or swapping your home.