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Grindavík, Iceland

Blue Lagoon

What’s the spa in a nutshell?

The Blue Lagoon spa in Grindavik, Iceland, is a geothermal marvel, offering a unique blend of luxury and relaxation in a setting of natural beauty. Known for its ethereal milky-blue waters, which maintain a cosy temperature of 39 °C (102.2 °F) year-round, the spa draws visitors from near and far. Rich in silica and minerals, the waters offer therapeutic benefits. The spa’s design complements its stunning environment, featuring sleek, modern architecture that harmonizes with the volcanic landscape.

What are the treatments like?

At the heart of the Blue Lagoon experience are the spa treatments, renowned for their soothing and therapeutic properties. Visitors can indulge in various therapies, including water massages and silica mud facials, which leverage the lagoon’s mineral-rich waters. These treatments are designed to relax and rejuvenate, catering to both physical and mental well-being. The Blue Lagoon’s signature silica mud is known for its positive effects on the skin, including alleviating conditions like psoriasis. The spa offers a range of packages, allowing guests to customise their experience to their preferences and needs.

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Blue Lagoon Suðurnes Iceland hot spring thermal bath
Blue Lagoon Suðurnes Iceland hot spring thermal bath
Blue Lagoon Suðurnes Iceland hot spring thermal bath
Blue Lagoon Suðurnes Iceland hot spring thermal bath
Blue Lagoon Suðurnes Iceland hot spring thermal bath
Blue Lagoon Suðurnes Iceland hot spring thermal bath
Blue Lagoon Suðurnes Iceland hot spring thermal bath
Blue Lagoon Suðurnes Iceland hot spring thermal bath

What else?

Beyond the therapeutic waters, the Blue Lagoon offers luxurious accommodations and dining options. The Retreat at Blue Lagoon and Silica Hotel provide guests with comfortable, modern lodging. The Retreat Hotel offers sophisticated and serene suites, while the Silica Hotel, set amidst a lava field, offers a more secluded experience with its private geothermal pool. For dining, the Lava Restaurant and Moss Restaurant offer gourmet cuisine, combining traditional Icelandic flavours with contemporary culinary techniques. Additionally, the Blue Lagoon’s skincare line allows guests to take a piece of the experience home, offering products infused with the same geothermal seawater that makes the spa so unique.

What’s the region like?

Suðurnes, Iceland’s captivating Southern Peninsula, welcomes travellers to a world of geological wonders, untamed volcanic landscapes, and soothing geothermal delights. As the gateway to Iceland, with Keflavík International Airport at its heart, the region invites visitors to bask in the rejuvenating embrace of the world-renowned Blue Lagoon, its milky blue waters offering solace amidst a stark lunar-like terrain. Wander through the vast lava fields, witness the awe-inspiring power of hot springs, and traverse the Bridge Between Continents, where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates meet. Complete your journey at the iconic Reykjanes Lighthouse, standing guard over dramatic coastal cliffs.

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Blue Lagoon Suðurnes Iceland hot spring thermal bath
Blue Lagoon Suðurnes Iceland hot spring thermal bath
Blue Lagoon Suðurnes Iceland hot spring thermal bath
Blue Lagoon Suðurnes Iceland hot spring thermal bath
Blue Lagoon Suðurnes Iceland hot spring thermal bath
Blue Lagoon Suðurnes Iceland hot spring thermal bath
Blue Lagoon Suðurnes Iceland hot spring thermal bath
Blue Lagoon Suðurnes Iceland hot spring thermal bath
Blue Lagoon Suðurnes Iceland hot spring thermal bath
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Blue Lagoon
Norðurljósavegur 9
Grindavík
Iceland

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Blue Lagoon
Norðurljósavegur 9
Grindavík
Iceland

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Photography courtesy of Blue Lagoon

Urban

Rural

Trendy

Classic

Happening

Serene

Affordable

Lavish

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