Travel Tuesday: Top 4 Icelandic natural spas that captivate guests

Here are the top 4 natural spas in Iceland that draw tourists for a therapeutic session.

Updated on Aug 15, 2022 12:06 PM IST  |  37.9K
Hot spring in Iceland
Travel Tuesday: Top 4 Icelandic natural spas that captivate guests

Iceland is famed for its seemingly infinite supply of geothermal activity and is peppered with volcanoes, so it shouldn't be surprising that this country is a hub for hot springs. These geothermal spas frequently stay open past midnight, offering visitors comfort, luxury, and stunning views of the evening sky. For visitors to this country, taking a bath in this geothermal water is a remarkable and therapeutic experience. Finding natural springs in the countryside is a lot of fun, and the many hot tubs across the nation are fantastic locations to relax and meet new people.

Here, we present to you the top 4 Icelandic natural spas that attract visitors for a relaxed therapeutic session.

1. The Blue Lagoon

There is a lot more to this geothermal spa than first appears. This could be one of your trip's most unforgettable visits in Iceland because of the warm water and great vibe. The products play a significant role in the Blue Lagoon's stellar reputation for skin treatments. It is most known for its healing mineral-rich, crystal-clear waters.

2. Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar, whose name translates to "People's Pools," is home to some of Iceland's most breath-taking scenery. After a long travel and landing in a foreign country, relaxing in a hot spring is a great way to start your holiday. And that's precisely what you can do here. It is renowned for its naturally occurring hot springs and its colourful rhyolite rock mountains.

3. Secret Lagoon

Gamla Laugin, also known as the Secret Lagoon, is one of Iceland's oldest swimming pools, having opened its doors in 1891. Although it is far less expensive than the Blue Lagoon, it should be mentioned that it lacks additional amenities like saunas, steam rooms, and therapeutic therapies. If you travel to Iceland in September, you may also take in the Secret Lagoon's beautiful backdrop and fall glow.

4. Reykjadalur Hot Springs

After a 45-minute drive from Reykjavik, it takes an hour of trekking to reach the scenic town of Hverageri, which is home to this natural spring. Offering the finest of both worlds is Reykjadalur. You can enjoy a fantastic natural hot spring here free from human intervention. The most vibrant geothermal moss can be found in the river when you return to the swimming area. Geothermal vegetation is quite vibrant here!

One of the numerous advantages of visiting Iceland is having access to warm, geothermal water, and the places mentioned above undoubtedly offer you this.

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