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Blue Lagoon – Best Geothermal Spa in Iceland

Jan, 07 | |

Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa

Located in a lava field on the Reykjavik Peninsula and with close proximity to the Keflavik International Airport, the Blue Lagoon is a major attraction in Iceland that draws hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. A visit to the Blue Lagoon offers that ultimate relaxation you’ve been looking for.

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What Blue Lagoon is?

It is a geothermal spa where you can enjoy a spa treatment, experience a water massage or take a dip in the warm waters. the waters at the Blue Lagoon are rich in minerals such as sulfur and silica, and most locals and tourists alike believe that bathing in the warm waters serves as a cure to people suffering from psoriasis, one of the common skin diseases. The temperature of the water in both the swimming and bathing area at this amazing place averages 37–39 °C.

Here, you will also find a research and development facility where researchers work all day long to find remedies to a wide range of skin diseases using the mineral rich water. This man-made lagoon usually gets its own supply of water from the geothermal power plant, Svartsengi, and is usually changed every two days. Ponds dug in the grounds close to a lava flow are about 50 cm to 1 meter thick to get superheated water which are used to run turbines that produce power. After the water must have gone through the turbines, and through a municipal water heating, then it is fed into the lagoon for medicinal and recreational activities. The exploration done at this location is known to have little or no impact on the environment.

With an incredible mix of nature and science, the Blue Lagoon massages and spa trreatments is one of its kind. Your time spent here will, without doubt, be memorable, making you feel relaxed and comfortable. The outdoor spa covers a massive area, making it possible for loving couples to experience this rejuvenating treatment at the same time. There is a wooden bench built specifically for the in-water spa treatment. Guests are also provided with blankets to keep their body warm. Taking a dip in the mineral rich water offers and amazing experience and makes you feel rejuvemated. Before going into the water, you must wash yourself.

Tours & Excursions

The blue lagoon is included on a lot of organized bus tours within the city. due to its close proximity to the airport, many visitors stop by to have a unique experience just before departure or on arrival at the airport. Are you looking for a cozy accommodation with close proximity to the lagoon? You don’t need to go through a lot of stress for that, the Blue Lagoon Clinic Hotel is the place to experience comfort at its best. Ther rooms are massive and well equipped with several amazing and high quality amenities.

The Blue lagoon sells its own top quality skin care products and also features a swim-up bar, a sauna and steam room. Overall, if you are heading to Iceland, then this incredible attraction is one of those expeirince that should not be missed. There’s no better place in the world where one can relax amid beautiful scenery and refreshing air than the Blue Lagoon in Iceland.

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