Iceland – The Blue Lagoon 1

Well, what a start….. and … relax 🙂
At 12.30 pm today I was still in Manchester, what surprised me was that I ended up in this volcanic water paradise of Iceland within 4 hours. The fresh air and paradise in the geothermal waters of Blue Lagoon Iceland. Absolutely relaxing and to think you are surrounded by the pure Icelandic, volcanic countryside.

Iceland - The Blue Lagoon

How does it work? Well the seawater goes 2000m underground and meets the the heating force from deep inside. At this depth the temperature is 240°C/464°F and the pressure is 36 times the pressure on the earth’s surface. The geothermal seawater comes into contact with cooling magmatic intrusions and captures the earth’s minerals, resulting in this unique natural source known for its healing power and actives.

The Algae in the water is very special too. Unique to the Blue Lagoon it is part of what makes up the special nutrients here for the care and nourishment of the skin.

Iceland - The Blue Lagoon

Iceland - The Blue Lagoon

I must admit I found myself in the position of putting my phone and camera down and enjoying the calm, air and relaxing. As if that wasn’t enough, the exclusive lounge area brings a whole new experience. Private changing room and shower, relaxing music, a private deck, refreshments and … a private lagoon leading out into the open area. There is much much more too and a list here would prove too much. It really isn’t too expensive at all. Memorable for all.

Iceland - The Blue Lagoon

Iceland - The Blue Lagoon

Iceland - The Blue Lagoon

One strange thing 🙂 It is 11 pm here and the blue skies have come out ready for the midnight sun. Sunglasses on, nearly midnight… Love it 🙂

Iceland - The Blue Lagoon

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17 Comments

  1. Joanna Psarski says:

    Your pics are reminding me of wonderful time I had in Iceland The walking is very difficult as your feet sink into the surface

    1. Paul Steele says:

      hi, yes an amazing and unique country for walking isn’t it?

  2. Tony Eezisit says:

    Looks a fantastic place – often thought of Iceland, but just never got there. Maybe it should come to the top of my to visit list.

  3. Very cool – each time I see ANYTHING about the Blue Lagoon whether it’s pictures or words, I am infatuated. Can’t wait to see it for myself! Thanks for sharing!!

  4. Julie Summers says:

    I’ll be there at Thanksgiving! Seriously can’t wait!

  5. Vincent Morand says:

    Awesome place. I was there at about the same time last year!

  6. Анатолий says:

    Мне 58, но Я сюда хочу !!!!

  7. Debbie Kelly says:

    Awesome Paul, thanks for sharing. This is going on my bucket list now.

  8. Adventure Traveler says:

    Outstanding shots! The color of the water is just amazing

    -Nick

  9. Jigme Tsuendrup says:

    great pictures Paul. I would love to visit these places one day.

  10. Laura, World Out There says:

    Brilliant pics – I've been to the Blue Lagoon and it's fantastic. Floating around, covering yourself in mineral mud… and there was a steam room in a cave too. Great place to relax, detox and pamper.

  11. Nikita Hengbok says:

    Wow… So beautiful!

  12. Cathy Kennedy says:

    Great pics and info Paul – looks gorgeous – seems like you are having a whale of a time ;-))

  13. Thanks for the post, Paul. This so makes me want to go to Ireland. On top of that, much of the food they use, is grown their and Organic. Just awesome.

  14. Joyce Cherrier says:

    what a beautiful and enchanting place Paul! Thanks for sharing all the great pics and info!

  15. The Redhead Riter says:

    One of the most unusually beautiful things I have ever seen or heard about…Wow!

  16. Wonderful pictures Paul! I lived in Iceland for a short period when I was younger but I don't recall much of it. I am told I have been to the Blue Lagoon but I don't remember it. I would LOVE to go back soon.

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