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The Main Spa
In the heart of the freezing cold lava ﬁelds ofIceland lie the wonderfully relaxing, rejuvenatingwaters of The Blue Lagoon Spa. Surrounded byblack sandy beaches are the series of lakes,which contain health-giving minerals and algae: sogood for your skin and general health. Batherscome here for the health-giving properties of thewarm waters.Relaxing in the warm lagoon in a fascinating,steamy environment is a unique experience. Thewater temperature reaches 37 to 39°C, evenwhen the air is several degrees below freezing!The lagoon is famous for its special activeingredients and their effects on body and soul.Mineral salts balance and relax the bather whilstthe blue-green algae nourish and soften the skin.The white silica mud cleanses and removes deadskin cells from the surface of the skin.
n addition to the Main Spa there are otherexciting options for the visitor. Try standing undera refreshing waterfall which provides anenergising massage, or ﬁnd the cosy steam bathlocated in a lava cave. Skin treatments are alsoavailable by the lagoon side from our experiencedstaff.
When you have completed your spa experience,why not try the fresh, organic Icelandic food onoffer? Our restaurant is rated one of the top ﬁftyin the world.
The Blue Lagoon meeting room is equipped withmodern furniture as well as all the latesttechnological innovations, ideal for conferencesand meetings. Its view of the lagoon and thesurrounding lava ﬁeld is a delight for visitors.
The Blue Lagoon Shop
The shop offers a selection of our own BlueLagoon geothermal skincare products based onthe lagoon’s active ingredients. You can takehome a small sample of a skincare product orbuy gifts for your friends and family.
If you want to leave your car behind, there is abus from the main railway station in Reykjavik tothe lagoon every hour until 20.00 hours.When you return home you can visit us again atthe website
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The Blue Lagoon Spa