The Blue Lagoon in Iceland is a extraordinary geothermal spa situated in the west Iceland’s youngest lava field, and is one of the most visited chill out spots in Iceland.
Once you’re here, you’ll find a variety of recreational opportunities like spa treatments, swimming and bathing in the milky blue water, or just walking about the Blue Lagoon´s magnificent surroundings.
The warm lagoon waters are abundant with minerals like sulphur and silica, which are said to give the waters restorative values for the skin. The water temperatures average a very soothing 37-39 °C, perfect for unwinding and relaxing after a fun day of exploring. The waters of the Blue Lagoon are fed every two days with water from the Svartsengi geothermal power plant, keeping it pure for all who those that come to enjoy the lagoon. Besides the amazing lagoon waters, most people visit because of its beautifully unique surroundings which make it the perfect place to relax.
You can join tours of the special chill out spots in the area including visiting the Reykjanes peninsula with its volcano systems, lava fields, lava tubes, rifts, hot springs and mud pool, truly amazing sights to see. For a really exceptional way to see the Blue Lagoon area, experience it on the back of an Icelandic horse, providing the feeling that you’re living some remarkable dream as you ride around the one of a kind hidden places that surround you.
If you feel the need for some real pampering and the perfect place to relax while doing so, the Blue Lagoon in Iceland is one of the best chill outs spots to consider. You can lean back in soothing waters of the lagoon and take in its breathtaking, unique setting, which makes you feel like you’re in a magical place, and you really are.
The Blue Lagoon Spa is situated in Grindavik, on a lava field on the Reykjanes Peninsula, roughly 13km from Keflavik International Airport.(a 20 minute drive). It is just 39km from Reykjavik (a 40 minute drive), the capital city.