Blue Lagoon is located in the heart of the Reykjanes UNESCO Global Geopark and is one of the 25 natural wonders of the world. The bright pearly-turquoise geothermic waters are rich in minerals, with several spa amenities that make it one of the most relaxing natural areas to visit.
Blue Lagoon is one of Iceland’s most dedicatedly preserved natural wonders. Guests come from all over the world to experience the hot geothermic water and the lava mud masks while sipping Prosecco in one of the most beautiful places in the world.
The Retreat Hotel at Blue Lagoon is a luxury hotel situated on the edge of Iceland’s natural wonder, where guests can experience a unique and extended stay in one of the most magnificent places in the world.
The Retreat Hotel
The Retreat Hotel offers 62 rooms with understated styles and magnificent views. There are three different types of suites to choose from, including the Lagoon, Lava and Moss suites. Each room offers a wide array of outlooks into nature, with breathtaking views of the lava fields and the lagoon. Each room has floor-to-ceiling windows and an outlook area to soak up the natural beauty.
The resort features award-winning architecture, sleek Nordic furniture and the ideal amenities to unwind after visiting the lagoon. Guests wander through the serene surroundings clad in bathing suits and white robes, ready to hop in and out of the hot geothermic pools.
The Silica Hotel is another luxury accommodation option for those wanting to spend a few days immersing themselves in the luxury treatments at Blue Lagoon.
The Retreat Lagoon
The access to the lagoon is much more serene and relaxing from the hotel than visiting the public visiting areas of Blue Lagoon. Blue Lagoon has large crowds coming to visit the geothermic pools worldwide and has boisterous energy.
In comparison, the Retreat Lagoon has a no cellphones policy, ensuring that guests can immerse themselves in relaxation, privacy and solitude while staying at the hotel. There are hidden canyons and coves to explore while finding the perfect spot to enjoy the natural hot springs.
There are several places to find excellent meals at Blue Lagoon amidst the massage therapy and dips in the geothermic pool. These include the Spa Restaurant, Lava Restaurant, and the five-star dining experience available at Moss. The restaurant offers the most magnificent views from the highest point of the Retreat, showing off Blue Lagoon’s volcanic horizon.
The Retreat Spa Treatments
Blue Lagoon is well known for offering guests a purifying lava mud face mask, which many tourists will take advantage of and enjoy. But for those wanting a more intense spa treatment, the Retreat Spa offers a wide range of treatments that will detoxify and rejuvenate the skin.
The Ritual is a signature three-step treatment that showcases the Blue Lagoon’s exclusive skincare products made from the lagoon itself. Guests will leave treatment with stunning, glowing and rejuvenated skin. The hotel’s spa features saunas and steam rooms throughout and an in-water massage in a secured area of the lagoon. It is a one of a kind spa treatment that uses restorative elements of the lagoon to release wellness in the mind, body and spirit. Mineral infused massage oils are used o