The Blue Lagoon is one of the greatest places you should visit in a lifetime but yes, it is a personal selection. There're many other things to do, many geothermal pools, etc. I always advise the Blue Lagoon to first time visitors as it's probably our most well-known attraction to foreigners. But the lagoon doesn't interest everyone.
What's the cost of Iceland's Blue Lagoon?
A ticket to Blue Lagoon costs $20 per person. At the time of Christmas and New Year, different fees are applicable. The blue water is a treat for the eyes and makes sure you are totally calm!
Is the Blue Lagoon warm?
The Blue Lagoon is a spa located in Iceland and is open throughout the year. The usual temperature of the water is about 39°C. The Blue Lagoon is a man made lagoon which was built in 1976. The warm seawater is full of minerals such as silica that do miracles for your skin.
What is the best month to visit Iceland?
The cosy and warmer temperature makes summer the perfect season to travel to Iceland. Even though hikers will like to go in July and August as it is the good time to visit Iceland whereas February, March, September and October are mostly the perfect time to check out Iceland for the Northern Lights.
What is the coldest month in Iceland?
The coolest month in Iceland is January but in some spots, specifically north, February is the coolest. The average temp for Reykjavik in January which is the iciest month is around 0 C°, but in the south the average temperature in January is +2-3 C°.
How many days do I need in Iceland?
Generally, we would suggest our readers to travel to Iceland at least for a week or 8 days as you will then have enough time to check out the tours and famous spots in Iceland and Reykjavik.
Is the Blue Lagoon deep?
The deepest area of the Blue Lagoon is 1.4m/4.7ft deep, but most areas are flatter. Nevertheless, the base of the lagoon is naturally uneven, making circumspection an essential. An outline map of the lagoon, stating depths and temperatures, is placed at the lagoon entrance.
How long can you stay at the Blue Lagoon?
We would say that most people stay for about 2 hours at the Blue Lagoon but for many 90 minutes is more than enough
Is the Blue Lagoon better day or night?
The lagoon looks like it's lit on the bottom, yet it's just its natural colour. If you plan to visit the Blue Lagoon at night, you better book early. Most people would choose to see it at night. You'll still have plenty of privacy though.
Where should I stay when visiting the Blue Lagoon Iceland?
Enjoy breakfast at hotels near Blue Lagoon
Hotel Duus by Keflavik Airport
Hotel Jazz by Keflavik Airport
Hotel Grásteinn - Airport Hotel
Eldey Airport Hotel
Park Inn by Radisson Reykjavik Keflavík Airport
Hotel Asbru by Keflavik Airport
Hotel Keilir by Keflavik Airport
Hotel Berg by Keflavik Airport
Is there a time limit at the Blue Lagoon?
Most people spend almost 2 hours at the Blue Lagoon. But as said, there is no time restriction and it is your own choice to stay late or leave sooner.
Is Blue Lagoon man made?
Many consider the mineral-rich waters to be a natural wonder, but they are actually man-made. The water in the lagoon is run-off from a nearby geothermal power plant that was built in 1974
What can you do at the Blue Lagoon?
The Blue Lagoon has a number of spa amenities available to all guests. These include the silica mud mask, sauna and steam rooms, a man-made waterfall, a cave to relax inside, and an in-water bar, the option to book an in-water massage and an indoor relaxation area with a view over the lagoon itself.
What are the things to do at the blue Lagoon?
Here is the list:
The Blue Lagoon's voluminous dining room feels like a banquet hall, but views to the lagoon are peaceful, the staff at the restaurant are amazing and the menu holds Iceland’s favourite dishes served with well-cooked fresh food.
Gourmet tasting menus are provided in the top part of the Retreat Hotel where you can check out volcanic views out of the floor-to-ceiling windows. Repeatedly varying dishes are made using fresh, local stuff available in Iceland.
Based at the Northern Light Inn, Max's Restaurant prides itself with a sprinkling of Nordic fare from lamb fillets to fish and traditional Icelandic meat soup. The food area has got a very huge glass window looking out over lava and lagoon.
Decent, cafeteria-style eating at the Blue Lagoon which offers smoothies, sandwiches, baked salmon and rice, vegetable trays and pre-made sushi is very soothing and relaxing.
What airport do you fly to for Blue Lagoon?
Blue Lagoon is almost 20 minutes from Keflavík Airport and 50 minutes away from Reykjavík.
How far is Blue Lagoon from Reykjavik?
The distance from Blue Lagoon to Reykjavík is approximately 39 km. The road distance is 47.4 km
Do you need to book Blue Lagoon in advance?
Well mostly, the entry to the Blue Lagoon is completely booked across the year. In order to book your required date and time, it is essential to pre booking
What should I wear to the Blue Lagoon?
You can carry out a simple top or a tee and shorts over your swimsuit. Similarly, swimwear, bathrobes and slippers can be rented.
What time does the Blue Lagoon open?
The Silica Hotel lagoon is open from 09:00 AM to 10:00 PM every day.
What time of day is best for Blue Lagoon?
The morning time from 10am to 2pm is the peak time to visit the Blue Lagoon, with lunch time being the most active period of the day. If you reach at this time, it's very likely there will be a queue to enter.