Blue Lagoon

Currently Open [Closes at 08:00 pm]
  • Address: 240 Grindavík, Iceland, Grindavik
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 10:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +354-4208800
  • Ticket Price: 7027 ISK
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Restaurant, Spa, Family And Kids

Blue Lagoon - Review

One of Iceland's top attraction is the Blue Lagoon. A geothermal spa in the fishing town of Grindavik, Blue Lagoon is a man-made wonder. Considered as one of the top spas in the world, you are guaranteed to experience an unforgettable treatment that will rejuvenate your senses completely. This mineral-rich lagoon holds about 9000 million litres of geothermal water, that originates from 2000 metres deep inside the earth. The water is pleasantly warm at temperature between 37 degrees to 39 degrees Celcius, and remains the same throughout the year. Although, the same cannot be told about the air around, so be prepared for frozen hair, if you're brave enough to take a dip in the winters. The milky blue water here is literally miraculous. It is loaded with Silica, algae and minerals and works wonders on your skin. And the best part about this magic water, it is self-cleansing. So you don't need to worry in bathing in somebody else's muck, as the water cleans up itself every 40 hours. With the geological wonder around the lagoon, you can also go explore the lava field itself. And if you're appetite needs to be whetted, gorge on some authentic and traditional gourmet food, in restaurants overlooking the lagoon. Now that is nature at its best for you! 

Blue Lagoon Information

  • Guests are allowed to stay in the lagoon for 30 minutes after closing.
  • If you arrive without a pre-booked ticket, you are likely to miss out.
  • Blue Lagoon does not permit children below 2 years.
  • Children and teenagers from 2 to 16 years old must be escorted by guardians while visiting the Blue Lagoon.
  • Stay hydrated
  • Use conditioner
  • Remove the jewellery
  • Skip the goggles
  • Bring sunglasses

Blue Lagoon Ticket Prices

  • The given ticket price is for summer standard packages, for online booking.
  • Winter: 40 Euros for standard package.
  • Teenagers: 25 Euros
  • Children: Free
  • If you’d like to see the lagoon and explore the site, but you aren’t sure if you want to bathe, then you can get a visitor oass for 10 Euros that has to be paid on the spot.
  • For more packages and prices, visit official website.

How To reach Blue Lagoon by Public Transport

  • Rent a car

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TripHobo Highlights for Blue Lagoon

  • Blue Lagoon Address: 240 Grindavík, Iceland, Grindavik
  • Blue Lagoon Contact Number: +354-4208800
  • Blue Lagoon Timing: 08:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Blue Lagoon Price: 7027 ISK
  • Best time to visit Blue Lagoon(preferred time): 10:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Blue Lagoon: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Blue Lagoon

  • 95% of people who visit Grindavik include Blue Lagoon in their plan

  • 27.4% of people start their Blue Lagoon visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Blue Lagoon

Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Blue Lagoon

People normally club together Hopsnes Lighthouse and Bridge America - Europe while planning their visit to Blue Lagoon.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Blue Lagoon, Grindavik Reviews

  • Fantastic experience. I was very impressed by how well organized it was. The staff were helpful and the whole area clean. I loved that you could put your personal items in a locker. The only criticism is that the food, etc was very expensive. I brought my own sandwich but was not allowed to eat it in the cafe even if I bought a drink. Overall, a wonderful experience and well worth the price.

  • We landed early in the morning in Iceland and went straight to the Blue Lagoon from the airport. This place is amazing. The well organized system makes the process of registering very prompt despite it being busy. You can hear all languages spoken. We enjoyed our time soaking in and relaxing after our long flight from Vancouver... and especially loved the pool "Bar" where we ordered nicely chilled Prosecco. The baths are hot and the atmosphere is light. It's quite a large area so one never feels crammed. The changing facilities are outstanding and the attached restaurant offers standard Spa fares with prompt service. We truly enjoyed ourselves and recommend it as a must while in Iceland.

  • If you only have a few days in Iceland and want to experience something other than hiking, then the Blue Lagoon is great for that. It is probably the most "tourist-y" thing to do in Iceland, but it is still a great experience. My father and I left feeling very refreshed and relaxed after our 9 day drive/hike around Iceland. The restaurant and lagoon are both great, but a little pricey in my opinion. I wanted to buy some of their shampoo from the gift shop but couldn't constitute paying 30 US Dollars for a small-medium sized bottle.

  • One of the most wonderful stops along our tour of Iceland! We saved this for our last day there, to relax and thaw out from the week of extreme cold! Absolutely beautiful! Our time slot was just before sunset, and you can stay as long as you like once you're in. I saw many reviews where people skipped this attraction, but I believe it was well worth it and I would definitely go back. There are other "hot pots" around the island for less, but I enjoyed the included face masks and an included drink. We watched the sunset from the gorgeous blue water with a toast! The robes are worth it, keep an eye on your shoes or take a cheap pair of flip flops for the locker room. There is a before-you-go-in shampoo included. We wore our hair up most of the time and dipped it near the end, then did a rinse in the showers after and it was great!

  • What a treat! They take hygiene seriously so be ready to shower. The juices at the lagoon bar are tasty. The silica mask can get itchy so if you have sensitive skin, be mindful. The restaurant was nice but I’d pass. It seemed upscale but they allow people to dine in robes. I’d recommend as a first stop after landing, especially if you have a morning arrival since check-in to your accommodation is typically in the afternoon.

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