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Blue Lagoon Iceland
Ranked #1 of 13 things to do in Grindavik
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Named in 2012 as one of National Geographic's “25 Wonders of the World," Blue Lagoon has evolved from its infancy as a reservoir of geothermal runoff into a world of geothermal wonder. The unique properties of its waters provide not only an enchanting lagoon experience, but also the patented, active ingredients in Blue Lagoon skin care: silica, algae, and minerals. Blue Lagoon is located in a sprawling, 800­ year ­old lava field in the heart of the Reykjanes Peninsula – a UNESCO Geopark. Just 20 minutes from Keflavík International Airport and 50 minutes from Reykjavík, Blue Lagoon is simultaneously remote and easily accessible.
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We arrived late from our flight into Keflavik, but they still honored our time we booked. You do need to book ahead, people were being turned away at the door. The line was long to get an armband, but it moved quickly. The spa is very relaxing, and has a swim up bar.

Thank Betsy W
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Many people of course but a real advantage is that you have to book a time in advance. So its crowded but not to much. We were there for 4 hours and it was great.

Thank Kent J
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

We started our trip out at the Blue Lagoon and it was great. We landed at 5:15am and had plenty of time to get a rental car and get to the lagoon in time for the 7am opening that we booked. We did a comfort package and found it to be great. We got a towel and a free drink and a silica face mask. The water is amazing and our skin was like silk all week. We didn't see the need to stay in the water more than a couple of hours--left when our skin started getting a little wrinkly. It was refreshing and lovely to shower and blow dry after the visit to start our day off driving around the country. We did not have time to visit any other pools like this, but we will next time. I would also go back to Blue Lagoon in a heartbeat, we loved it.
Tip: if you want to buy spa products, do it at the airport on the way out of town--cheaper and same stuff at the airport Blue Lagoon store.

Thank lowens311
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

Remember your locker number! There are three huge locker/shower rooms for women...yes....they are not private but oh well...Do not forget your locker number! The women's area was crowded....tour buses coming in regularly...lots of people milling about trying to get in line, get the arm bracelet (don't loose it), finding their way about....confusing but we are helped along by friendly staff.
As far as the lagoon....it is huge! Well worth the money! I would go again. If you get the silica mask (free with admission) be careful it doesn't get in your eyes...it dries and the breeze blows it off...gets into eyes easily! Take off jewelry! Minerals will effect silver! Overall a wonderful experience.....DON'T Forget locker number!

Thank OregonDoglady
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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

We visited the Blue Lagoon on a 20 hour stop over and figured it was a great way to spend our time. The water and surroundings are beautiful and soaking in the silica rich waters while feeling the crisp cold and steamy air was definitely a one of a kind unique experience. I also received a 30 minute massage which is given while floating in the water. This was a truly wonderful massage and I definitely recommend paying extra for this treatment. As for the cost vs the conditions of the facilities, it seems very high for the conditions of the solarium, changing rooms, restaurant etc... more like a cheap bathhouse than a four star resort. The food and drinks offered were also very poor in quality and very expensive. With no outside food allowed , what they offer is the only option. As well as the one towel you receive upon entering which gets wet and cold pretty fast with no replacement towels available or at least not readily accessible. Overall I am glad we stopped here but I would not return again... I rather seek out another hot spring experience.

Thank Harmony Sage F
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