Blue Lagoon is one of the most visited and popular attraction in Iceland. Being the top destination in the world right now, everyone is yearning to see the splendour of Iceland!
When planning to visit Iceland, one shouldn’t miss the blue lagoon which is on each traveller’s bucket list! Luckily, RDV Voyage can help you plan your trip to Iceland and make a stop at the famous blue lagoon.
Not only is the blue lagoon a sight for the eyes, the geothermal spa also has water’s skin healing.
Blue lagoon visitor reviews varies from unforgettable experiences to a tourist trap. Fortunately for you, RDV Voyage will give you tips on how to make the most out of your visit to the blue lagoon and we’ll give you details on what to expect so your visit will be an unforgettable experience.
The average temperature of the water in the Blue lagoon is 38 degrees Celsius, but from the source (which is over 6,500 feet below the surface of the Earth) the water begins at a blistering 240 degrees celsius!
Time To Visit
The blue lagoon geothermal spa is a good place to relax and unwind. It is advisable to visit this place after a day of a hike to Víðgelmir cave – the largest natural lava caves in the world or after snow mobiling adventure at Mýrdalsjökull glacier. (TOP THINGS TO DO IN ICELAND)
A visit to the blue lagoon after these activities will surely end your day with a calm and relaxed mood.
COAT YOUR HAIR WITH A BUNCH OF CONDITIONER
When you visit the blue lagoon, we suggest that you tie up your hair and put a bunch of conditioner on your hair as a protective coating. Although there are different reactions to different types of hair but we have come to learn that the silica in the water will possibly dry out your hair and the conditioner will help keep the moisture in your hair. The compounds of the silica in the water from the minerals of the rocks might dry out your hair but it’s great for your skin because of it’s anti-bacterial effect.
DO NOT WEAR CONTACT LENSES
Although it is only a myth that contact lenses will melt in your eyes due to the heat, it is still not advisable to wear them on the blue lagoon. For reasons that the silica might get in your eyes which can be very painful. Also, due to the heat and steam of the blue lagoon, your contact lenses might dry out quickly.
DO NOT WEAR JEWERLY
If you don’t want to damage your jewelry then don’t wear them to the blue lagoon. The silica, algae and minerals can do irreversible damage to your jewelry so we advise you not to wear them or keep them in the lockers so they can be safe.
SAVE MONEY ON THE ADD ONS
You’ve come a long way to visit the blue lagoon and spent some money while travelling, we don’t want you to spend on things you can save so avoid paying rental fees for bathrobes, towel, flip flops, and bathing suit. You can bring all of these during you visit!
BOOK A TREATMENT
Maximize your relaxation by booking a treatment or massage. The blue lagoon spa has a lot of benefits based on research. It stimulates the lymphatic system to rid the body of toxins, and slow down and allows the body to regenerate. The body wraps can re-mineralize the body, recharge the body with nutrients and elements, boosting moisture in the skin, helping to rejuvenate and relax the body and mind.
Booking a retreat spa and the hidden spa packages will give you a chance to experience the lagoon away from the public where you can have your own lagoon, wood-burning fireplace, kitchen, butler, on-call chef, on-call masseuse, and even an on-call yoga instructor! How relaxing is that!
MUST DEFINITELY TRY THE FREE SILICA MUD MASKS
At the blue lagoon, they have free silica and mud masks that you should definitely not miss! It’s great for your skin!
This is a thick white spa substance that is you can slather over your body and face. This can cleanse and strengthen your skin.
In addition to the free silica mud mask, you should also try:
The lava Scrub – This is the perfect way to renew your skin by the great lava scrub made by the blue lagoon, leaving it smooth!
Algae Mask – They know this mask for its anti-aging benefits. It will leave your skin feeling years younger. This is one reason why a lot of people don’t want to miss visiting the blue lagoon!
Also, the blue lagoon heals different skin conditions. Here are a few things visiting to blue lagoon can help with:
• Treating Psoriasis
• Skin Improving Eczema
• Revitalizing the Skin
• Strengthening of the Skin
• Aging of the Skin
We need a break, to relax our mind and body. So, experience the uniqueness of wellness in the blue lagoon, geothermal spa, one wonder of the world.