The view is amazing. There's also hexagonal rock formations that look amazing. Must see if you are in the area.
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The Black Sand Beach is great to visit. It was super windy, but Iceland is windy in general. The rock formations are fascinating. Cool place to visit when near Vik!
Keep in mind that the most exciting Blacksand beach is Reynisfjara, about 15 minutes west of the town of Vik. That's where most of the basalt columns and caves are. In Vik it's self, you can drive/walk down to a portion of black sand beach...More
The beach was truly black sand with tremendous waves (DANGEROUS SNEAKER WAVES - WAS THE WARNING). There were gorgeous views, amazing rock formations and just so, so different from anything we've seem 9at least on the US East Coast). Worth the side trip.
The only thing that I can say about Black Sand Beach is WOW! My husband and I have done a fair amount of traveling and have never seen the stark beauty that exists at Black Sand Beach. The sand, the caves and the rock formations...More
Black sand beach is home to the famous basalt formations (not unique to this location though...there are other places in iceland you can find them). There are a lot of the columns so even if it is crowded, you can find a spot to take...More