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“Macigal!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon
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US$93.67*
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Blue Lagoon Spa with Roundtrip Transport from Reykjavik
Ranked #1 of 11 things to do in Grindavik
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This geothermal lagoon has a comfortable temperature averaging 104 degrees Fahrenheit (40C) with mineral-rich waters rumored to have curative powers.
Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Macigal!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2012

The Blue Lagoon is better than I thought it would be. The landscape is fairylike and weird, like something from another planet. The spa and the pool is magical. The steam from the hot pool makes everything look surreal and otherworldly. And it is so relaxing to float around in the water. There are small bridges you can swim under and a cave you can enter. They have a smart system so you can buy beverages without bringing money to the pool. I got a nice skyr smoothie, my boyfriend got a beer. We got a facial and an algae mask, witch was fun. There are free face mask with white silikats you can get at the other end of the pool, to. The white-faced people swimming around contributed to the surreal experience. I don´t know if it does anything for the skin, though (c;

A great bonus for us, was that the facilities probably is the most universal accessible spa we have been to. They had a pool wheelchair and a pool lift, and a separate wardrobe for people with disabilities. The only drawback was that many of the employees had not received the training to operate the lift, so they were quite clumsy...

The restaurant had a good lunch buffet, with nice maki, smoked salmon and gravalax, where you could eat in your bathrobe.

An amazing experience. I would definitely come back. Also, very romantic.

Visited August 2012
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Southern Finland, Finland
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Nice place to spend few hours”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2012

Positive: The place was very beautifull and the free facialmasks were great. Negative: maybe too much people to relax enough.

Visited August 2012
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Monrovia, California
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“just ok!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2012

the place is amazing. the restaurant / cafe in the blue lagoon is very expensive .for a small plate of cesar salad will cost you nearly $30.00. the water is very relaxing . i advice that you shouldnt dip your hair to the water for it gets really sticky and hard to comb after you take a shower coz of the high content of sulfur in the water.

Visited May 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Relax any weather”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2012

Fab relaxing place weather cold and wet but added to experience. Cafe expensive. Must do trip whilst in Iceland. Children 13 y and under free.

Visited August 2012
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The Netherlands
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Overrated...”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2012 via mobile

Number 1 on your visit to Iceland....but on our opinion the "Blue Lagoon" is way overrated, because the price is high (40 euros for a big bathtub, some stuff to put on your face and a sauna), people can eat and drink in the lagoon wich we think is not very hygienic. The empty cups and icecream-sticks are all over the place. We recommend to go to a pool just on the side of the road.... "Thats Icelandic"

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