The Blue Lagoon

This Lagoon is maybe the most famous attraction in Iceland. Don`t hesitate to take a break in the lagoon.

Iceland is world famous for the most relaxing spa you'll ever have at the Blue Lagoon, surrounded by magical lava fields and snow-capped mountains. The Blue Lagoon is a unique geothermal spa in a lava field south of Reykjavik.

In Reykjavik, many guests from all over the world prefer to take a break in the Blue Lagoon on their holiday. Related to the good and flexible transport options to the Lagoon it is a very convenient activity, but also a good way to meet the locals.  

Why is the water blue

The geothermal water originates 2,000 metres below the surface, where freshwater and seawater combine at extreme temperatures. The water picks up silica and minerals on its way to the surface and when the water emerges the temperature is generally between 37°C and 40°C (98-104°F). 

The blue colour from the ingredient silica in the water reflects the sunlight.The water featuring altogether three active ingredients – Silica, Algae and minerals. During summer there can also be a hint of green in the water. This is the result of the algae, which multiplies quickly when exposed to direct sunlight.



240 Grindavík
Reykjavik, Capital Region
+354 420-8800

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  • Lattitude: 63.880124
  • Longitude: -22.449367