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Reykjanes

Reykjanes Peninsula


Blue Lagoon - Icelandic Wellness at its Best

Rejuvenate your mind, body and spirit at the Blue Lagoon, a unique geothermal spa on the Reykjanes peninsula only a 40 minute drive or bus ride from Reykjavik. This must-see attraction is famous for the healing qualities of its silica mud and mineral-rich geothermal waters, which glow a radiant blue in stark contrast to the moon-like lava formations surrounding the area. Optional in-water massages are available, and other amenities include a center for skin treatments and CranioSacral Therapy, an exclusive lounge, a restaurant and café and gift shop with the full Blue Lagoon skin care line.


Garður - A Charming Fishing Village

The townsfolk  of Garður have built their livelihood on fish processing through the ages and the Garður Peninsula Historical Museum, located on the peninsula, tells the story of the local fishermen and the interesting history of the people who lived and worked in the community.


Grindavík - Home of the Saltfish Museum

Not far from the Blue Lagoon is the fishing community of Grindavík, located on the south side of the Reykjanes peninsula. This is a pleasant area to do some hiking followed by a refreshing swim at the local pool. The also boasts the interesting Saltfish Museum, dedicated to the town's main commodity.


Reykjanes - Capital of the Peninsula

The Town of Reykjanes is an attractive town located at the Reykjanes peninsula in southwest of Iceland. It was established in the year 1994 when Keflavík, Njarðvík and Hafnir merged into one municipality, and now bears the name as the Capital of Reykjanes.