In the summer the locals often play football in the evening and usually welcome more people. Alcohol is often involved.
See the lake from a plane. Visit Myflug  at Reykjahlið airport.
The supermarket next to the N1 station offers plenty of options for self-catering.
Vogafjós Cowshed Café. Located just south of town, this unique cafe is located in the same building as a working dairy farm - a glass wall separates visitors from the cows. Arrive around 4PM if you're interested is watching the daily milking.
Hotels and guesthouses
Eldá Guesthouse, Helluhraun 15, 660 Mývatn, ☎ +354 464 4220, . This guesthouse has been offering accommodation in the area for over 30 years.
Helluhraun 13 Guesthouse, Helluhraun 13, 660 Mývatn, ☎ +354 464 4132, . Helluhraun 13 guesthouse offers three double rooms with breakfast in a very personal atmosphere.
Hotel Reykjahlíð, Hotel Reykjahlíð, 660 Mývatn, ☎ +354 464 4142 (firstname.lastname@example.org, fax: +354 464 4336), . A family-run hotel located just outside of town that includes a restaurant and tour operations. All rooms include private bath, breakfast, and free internet access.Single Room (2008 prices): 8200 ISK (low season) / 15200 (peak season).
Hótel Reynihlíð, ☎ +354 464 4170 (email@example.com, fax: +354 464 4371), . This four-star hotel has 41 rooms with private bath. The hotel also offers a restaurant, conference facilities, and includes buffet breakfast.Single Room (2008 prices): 10900 ISK (low season) / 17950 (peak season).