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Lake Myvatn, Iceland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful watery views set in a volcanic landscape. So much to explore in this area. Beware the mosquitoes!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SueH4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enough for everyone to admire.Beautiful views, home to waterfalls, caves, hot springs, nature baths, geologic features of every stripe.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Timothy O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

big area & not so many tourist so that it is peaceful. the lake itself getting particular geological. good for picture

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank iamface
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although am sure it’s beautiful here we had very low cloud rain and snow whilst here so couldn’t actually see anything. So come when weather prospects are better

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KatrinaN711
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Lake Myvatn has many interesting geological feature around it and while lake is lake, the surrounding features make it great. Of course, there are lots of birds, swans and small hiking places so keep some a day's time for the area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kaushiks_MA
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

At first sight the lake doesn’t look all that impressive but if you have the time to drive around there are some beautiful views to be had.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Global_Traveller11
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

There is a lot to do in this area. Exploring via car is the best way to see all of the sights. Wear your hiking shoes or not. Check out places to see in this area before you arrive.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Retiredhappy15
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Serene and crystal clear shallow waters that reflect the islets and clouds. Watch out for the midges though. Be sure to bring a head net, since these small nonbiting insects like to crawl up your nose or into your ears.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Smiles963
Reviewed 13 October 2018

I camped on the edge or the lake which made for a beautiful sunrise! Some great places to eat nearby but beware, places close early even in summer. Nearby blue lagoon and hot caves make this lake a great central location hub.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank adamreebel
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful lakes in Iceland and that is saying a lot. Take in a bath while you are there at the geothermal springs. Scenic views are definitely worth stopping for.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linsey H
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sburkeman .
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Response from 502deborahr | Reviewed this property |
You will not have any problems here with heights.
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Response from HiHonu808 | Reviewed this property |
You can buy tickets at the baths.