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It looks like an ordinary swimming pool from a distance, but there is more than meets the eye. A... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Littleton, Colorado
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Best pool in the world

I was skeptical reading all the rhapsodic reviews about this pool. I mean, it's a pool. Something... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Westfjords, Nordurfjordur, Iceland
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

Krossneslaug is a swimming pool directly near the ocean. Of course it's still something special to swim in a pool in such a location, but unfortunately it's no secret anymore. When I was there I counted at least 10 cars on the parking area and...More

2  Thank rdiet1
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

It looks like an ordinary swimming pool from a distance, but there is more than meets the eye. A soak there feels great on a body worn out from hiking and the ocean views from the pool are fantastic. It costs about $7 US, which...More

1  Thank UCanTrustMe2
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We went there during our stay at Urtindardur - it's nothing like a natural hotpool but it was really enjoyable. THE views are awesome and the staff is very friendly.

2  Thank Tina P
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

I was skeptical reading all the rhapsodic reviews about this pool. I mean, it's a pool. Something to take a dip and do a few laps in. How amazing can it be? Well. I was wrong . There's nothing quite like being in a pool...More

2  Thank XenMo
Reviewed 22 August 2017

No, there's no yoga involved; who needs it when you're soaking in thermal waters situated at the end of the world. Shed your cares and weary traveller's bones with a visit to this most scenic and relaxing locale. Entry costs approximately USD$5 for adults; it...More

2  Thank eunomian
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

An amazing view to the sea and the mountains around and far away. Friendly poolman and calm and relaxing admosphere.

1  Thank DonEllione
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We were staying in Norðurfjörður as part of a three day guided tour to Strandir and we spent both evenings at Krossneslaug before having dinner. It was the perfect way to relax after a long day of driving or hiking and the view out to...More

3  Thank Kim T
Reviewed 19 June 2017

A wonderful pool in the middle of nowhere! the winds coming off of the ocean were very strong the day we went, but the hot pot was sheltered. THe local kids didn't seem to mind the cold and wind!

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Reviewed 30 May 2017

A highlight of our trip to Iceland! An option on a cold, wet day, who would have thought it? Give it a go!

1  Thank nigel44bishop
Reviewed 1 January 2017

When people ask me about my favorite experience in Iceland, it's impossible to pick one - but this is the most surreal and breathtaking to describe. You drive through Holmavik, through the fantastic hotel in Djupavik, and then up north, circling treacherous gravel roads that...More

3  Thank flufci
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Michele K
4 November 2017|
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Response from eunomian | Reviewed this property |
You may enjoy it, but getting there in the winter can be challenging. I'd recommend a summer visit.
Doug C
27 May 2016|
Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
yes, the Urðartindur camping site. less than a km away. google it for the exact location as links cannot be given in these replies
25 February 2016|
Response from Northern_Traveler00 | Reviewed this property |
It's a long slog but you can get there in a 2wd as easily as a 4wd. Just be prepared for it to take a couple hours to get there. There is an unmanned gas station about 1-2 KM prior to the pool, if you need to fill up and... More