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“Ok, a must see for Iceland, but maybe not worth all the hype.”

Blue Lagoon Iceland
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US$122.19*
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Blue Lagoon Spa Including Admission and Roundtrip Transport from Reykjavik
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Golden Circle, Kerid Volcanic Crater, and Blue Lagoon Day Trip from Reykjavik
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Viking Horse-Riding Tour and Blue Lagoon Including Admission Fee
Ranked #1 of 12 things to do in Grindavik
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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 17 February 2013 via mobile

Freezing gale whipping across the water so mad dash to get into the warm water. Then to keep head warm as its the only exposed part! Nice little "cave" bit where you can sneakily get in/out without being exposed to the arctic gales.
I enjoyed the time I spent there. Yeah it's expensive, the waters very salty, and the sludge of silica is full of other people's body hair, but you really should do this place once.
My main gripe/concern is... The actual lagoon is mostly very shallow, very few bits where you can stand up and be up to your shoulders in water. I spent most of the time kneeling, and there are lots of jagged rocks in the water which you can't see until you kick them. Heard lots and lots of "yelps" as people stunned toes, grazed knees etc. it's not for the infirm or unsteady on their feet..

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Reviewed 17 February 2013

I visited Blue Lagoon YEARS ago (as in, probably about 10 years ago!).
I can honestly say its one place i will never forget. Somewhere i keep meaning to go again and somewhere i will DEFINITELY be visiting again one day.
I spent literally a day in Iceland, where we spent 3 hours whale watching before visiting the Blue Lagoon and wow, all i can say is that its truly spectacular.
Something so natural and in a stunning setting. Loved every second.

Thank Hei2005
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Reviewed 17 February 2013

Reykjavik Excursions will pick up at most hotels take you to central bus, then to Blue Lagoon & the reverse. Blue Lagoon is very clean. Price is 6000 isk ( about $50.00) & you can rent bathing suit, towel & robe. after shower, you walk outside, quickly take off robe, hang towel & slip into 100+ water. there is bar where you can get a beer or an ice cream bar. If you go closer to area where the geyser water is coming out, temp raises but will not burn unless you touch as it comes out of ground. You can scoop mineral silica to place on face & massage to cleanse. There is a waterfall that you stand under to massage shoulders & neck. You can get a massage or other spa services. We were not able to book an appointment. I would recommend doing as soon as you land or even before you arrive. There is also a sandwich & drink section & place to stretch out overlooking pool. Great relaxing experience & would go again.

1  Thank edward02494
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Reviewed 17 February 2013

We stopped at the blue lagoon on the way back to the airport. A good way to spend the last few hours of a holiday. Entrance is not cheap, but similar to places like Bath spa in the UK. Very clean and well run, we thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

Thank Bernard K
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Reviewed 17 February 2013 via mobile

A visit to Iceland is not complete without Blue Lagoon. Spent about 2 hours here to soak. Felt refreshed. Price is about 40 pounds per person including return bus trip to hotel. Brought our own towel otherwise borrowing one would cost 5 euros. Worth a visit. Take many photos while bathing. The view is amazingly beautiful. Blue water and black rocks. Just make sure that you book in advance to avoid long queue.

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