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Thermal bath Hofsos, Iceland

Rte 781, Hofsos 565, Iceland
+354 455 6070
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Lovely pool with amazing views

This is a lovely outside pool. You are on a grassy hill overlooking the water - and soaking in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
AWildtrout
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Wellington, New Zealand
Just Beautiful

Highly recommended if you are in the area, you will fill like floating in the fjord.Unique... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Margoxwz
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Sliema, Malta
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“blue lagoon” (10 reviews)
“swimming pool” (13 reviews)
“hot tub” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 21:00
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Rte 781, Hofsos 565, Iceland
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+354 455 6070
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"beautiful view"
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"rainy day"
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"worth a stop"
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"hotpot"
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"changing area"
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"pool closes"
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"nice design"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a lovely outside pool. You are on a grassy hill overlooking the water - and soaking in lovely warm water as well! It was a good size and not very crowded. We got there at 10:00 a.m. as we heard they close from...More

Thank AWildtrout
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Highly recommended if you are in the area, you will fill like floating in the fjord.Unique experience.

Thank Margoxwz
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The designer of the Blue Lagoon was the architect of this northern pool. It is not a hot spring but it is like an infinity pool from certain angles, the fjord beyond. There is a hot pool for a refreshing change as the main pool...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really fantastic experience, we were there on a Sunday morning and had the pool all for ourselves. Everything was clean and modern and the view unbelievable. And price really low.

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

This is a local outdoor swimming pool in a tiny Icelandic village. The pool is probably 20-25 meters with next to it a hot tub for 10 people. Water temperature is 38 degrees in the tub and 31 in the pool. I really liked the...More

Thank beograd72
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Skip Blue Lagoon and go to Hofsos. Quiet, less “touristy” and gorgeous. Feels as if you are swimming right into the Arctic. Locals go here!! Check their hours online; they are much more limited.

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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

After driving the entire ring road and visiting all the pools, The Hofsos pool is one of the best. The facilities are the newest of anywhere in Iceland (at the time of my visit) and very well maintained. The locker rooms and shower relay on...More

Thank JHChicago2014
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Went there early December on a Saturday - pool closes at 3pm so watch out for closing time. We were the only 2 in the pool (other than the 2 nice ladies working there) - yes, it's an infinity pool you are next the ocean...More

Thank khkchan
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

we arrived at 10am thinking the place closed at 11. it stayed open till 1pm, per normal, but it gave us extra time there. we were the only ones there when we arrived. large shower/dressing room, nice lady at the front desk, clean throughout, warm...More

Thank chrisnorley
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

First, can I say to the people giving one or two stars to this place because of poor operating hours? I don't mean to be rude, but I think you should have checked operating hours beforehand and it's not fair to give a poor review...More

Thank beckymichibata
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JeanTorpa_Norway
1 August 2017|
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Response from 66Showelhead | Reviewed this property |
Opening hours is 7am to 9 pm according to web side. It is along the main road (Hofsósbraut) through Hofsós and on left side if driving north direction. Hoogle: "Sundlaugin á Hofsósi"
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MissNim
5 February 2017|
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Response from daco1080 | Reviewed this property |
The water in the big pool has 33 degrees Celsius and the one in the small pool has almost 40. You can swim there even if outside is freezing. I would recommend a swimming cap because your head will be outside most of the... More
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cookingbarbie85
11 April 2016|
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Response from Laufey_Kristin |
The pool is heated with geothermal water so you can easily go for a swim in late August. The pool is open from 09:00am - 09:00pm every day of the week until August 26th. You can rent towels (for 600 isk) and swimmsuits (for... More
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