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Blue Lagoon, Grindavik

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Thermal Spa · Spa
Melt away in the warm pools of Blue Lagoon, a manmade lagoon filled with water that's heated naturally by a nearby lava flow. True to its name, the lagoon's water reflects a nearly opaque shade of brilliant blue due to the high mineral content. Try the different pools of varying temperatures, and pamper yourself with spa treatments, such as mud masks, a sauna, or steam baths. Climb up to the viewing platform to see a view of the lagoon below and the rolling green hills set behind. Rich in minerals, such as silica and sulphur, the blue waters are said to be healing for skin conditions, such as psoriasis. A research center at the lagoon is working on developing cures for other skin diseases. Book your tickets in advance via the attraction's website and be aware that slots fill up days and even weeks beforehand during the busy season. Add Blue Lagoon and other attractions to your Grindavik trip itinerary using our Grindavik trip website.
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  • I have been here 3 times (March 2019, Jan 2020 and August 2020) and want to go back again! Sure it’s not the cheapest place but in my opinion it’s a must! One of the trips I booked it before the...  more »
  • Simply amazing, it was closed due to covid19, but we still got into the complex and felt the water..even more special it snowed at the same time  more »

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