MENU mobilemenu

The Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon is one of the most visited attractions in Iceland.  In 1976 the Lagoon was formed at the site from the waste water of the geothermal power plant that had just been built there.  In 1992 the Blue Lagoon company was established and the bathing facility was opened for the public.  The Lagoon is located in southwest Iceland, approximately 20 km from the Keflavík International Airport and 39 km from the capital city of Reykjavík.  Bathing in the Blue Lagoon is reputed to help people who are suffering from skin diseases such as psoriasis.  The Lagoon holds 6 million liters of geothermal seawater which is renewed every 40 hours.  The waters temperature is 37-39°C / 98-102°F.  The lagoon is mostly shallow, but the deepest part is around 1,60m / 5,2ft. The lagoon is designed for relaxed bathing.   Welcome to Blue Lagoon Iceland

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Share This