Visiting Iceland is really a striking experience and regardless whether you are traveling solo or have some people with you, exploring the Iceland itself is a delight with its picturesque natural bliss and exquisite culture. Featuring Northern Lights, polar climate and remarkable culture, Iceland has an abundant number of features that have been intriguing tourists from regions worldwide and people often enjoy compiling their voyage to Iceland by visiting the Blue Lagoon. A spellbinding geothermal spa located between Reykjavik and Keflavik, Blue Lagoon is a major attraction itself and have been receiving thousands of tourists every month soon after they get off from their flights to Iceland. In case, you too feel like exploring this awesome attraction of the Iceland, then here we are with the visitor’s guide to the Blue Lagoon that will surely increase your curiosity towards this magnificent natural phenomenon:
- When to Visit the Blue Lagoon
The magnificent geothermal spas of Blue Lagoon remain with the same temperature floating around 104 degree Fahrenheit throughout the year which gives the tourists an experience across all seasons to enjoy in the Blue Lagoon. However, if you are planning on exploring the bewitching natural surroundings with clear accessibility, it is advised to visit Blue Lagoon during the season of summer as the weather conditions remain enjoyable and you can take a long dip in the Blue Lagoon without catching a cold or enjoy the surroundings of the lagoon in your robes only.
- What to Pack for the Blue Lagoon
In case you are planning on visiting the Blue Lagoon as the very last thing to do in Iceland, we advise you to pack your swimsuits, shampoo, conditioner and dry clothes separately from other luggage to save time and energy at the locker room provided by the resort. The resort offer a high-tech locker service that can only be accessible through the bracelet given to you at the time of check-in and has enough space to put your belongings safely. For those who are traveling from Keflavik to Reykjavik or vice-versa, we recommend to pack a couple of fresh pair of clothes, towel, swimsuits, toiletries and other things you require in order to save as much time as possible and keep your hairs safe from the lagoon’s minerals and silica.
- Major Activities in the Blue Lagoon
The biggest thing to do in the Blue Lagoon is the bath in the geothermal spa that is told to be a healthy experience as the minerals in the waters are able to cure many skin related disorders. The water temperature remains near 104 degree Fahrenheit throughout the year and give you the relaxing experience in this part of the Iceland. Apart from the bath, you can put the pack of minerals filtered and sanitized by the resort authorities to give your skin a little extra pampering while enjoying your dip. To offer a little more luxury, the massage and spa services are also available in the resort that are really a magnificent experience to have right after a bath in such a refreshing water.
- Gastronomy around the Blue Lagoon
The Blue Lagoon has a couple of eating joints that offer great quality of food and snacks to its customers (at a splurged price of course) where you can enjoy a quick bite between your swim time or can have a perfect meal whilst adoring the beautiful surroundings of the resort with the people you love. The Lava Restaurant and the cafeteria that offer a range of menu to its guests along with a fine variety of spirits and potations to set the mood. Trying smoothies, beer and wine are the best experience you can have while savoring yourself with a quick and delicious bite of hot dogs. Needless to say, the prices are not as cheap as you can find at any other food joint in the city, but are reasonable when compared with the restaurants and food joints available in a theme park.
- How to Reach the Blue Lagoon
The Blue Lagoon is less than an hour drive away from the Reykjavik and less than 30 minutes of drive away from the Keflavik. Travelers are often found to visit here right after getting de-board from their flights to Reykjavik or Keflavik that gives the quickest access possible with less time and more joy. The connectivity from both cities are available through buses, taxis, rental cars and even the shuttle services available from the airport as well as your hotel (check if the hotel provide the transfer to and from Blue Lagoon in advance). Please note that taking taxis from your destination city can be expensive as the taxi drivers tend to charge a good fortune for their waiting time till you are in the resort.
The Blue Lagoon is one of the most awesome attractions for the tourists visiting Iceland and giving them the experience of lifetime with a laid-back delight along with marvelous skin treatment sessions and pampering facilities available in a fully-functional and highly equipped resort sort of area. In case, you too have been thinking to have a vacation in Iceland and looking forward to have similar sort of experiences, then all you need is to get some cheap flights to Reykjavik or Keflavik from Travelation and have a drive of less than an hour to enjoy this spellbinding geothermal spa that came into existence accidentally and become a popular attraction of the Iceland.