No matter what season you travel to Iceland, an experience you must not miss is a hot spring. Iceland has two famous hot springs, one in the south and one in the north. In the south, there is the famous Blue Lake Hot Springs, and in the north, there is the famous Rice Lake Natural Hot Springs, both of which are rich in minerals. Although Rice Lake is not as big as Blue Lake, it is less crowded and more suitable for those who like peace and quiet.
Want to go to Iceland for a hot spring? Here are the most recommended niche and cost-effective hot springs in Iceland.
Places to soak in hot springs in Iceland:
1、Pools all over Iceland: There are basically hot spring pools in towns of all sizes throughout Iceland, and the entrance fee is only about 600-900 Icelandic kroner. It is highly recommended to experience more small hot springs. In Reykjavík, the capital, and in various towns, you can experience hot spring pools and make friends with Icelandic locals.
2、Pools near the capital area: Many famous hot spring pools are located not far from the capital Reykjavik, with good facilities, convenient transportation, beautiful scenery and good value for money. The top pools around the capital are Fontana Geothermal Spa and Secret Spa along the Golden Circle, and Krauma Spa in western Iceland.
3、Hot springs in northern Iceland: While the natural hot springs at Rice Lake in the north have long been famous, the GeoSea hot springs in the small town of Husavik are a latecomer. The unique Bjórböðin beer spa is also becoming increasingly popular: large wooden barrels filled with freshly heated beer, which is rich in yeast and other substances that have a magical effect on the skin, and a tap next to the barrel that can be unscrewed to receive a glass of cold, delicious Icelandic craft brew.
4、Hot springs in eastern Iceland: Vök Hot Springs in Ejstazi is one of the most popular attractions in the East Fjords of Iceland. The hot water springs from a spring at the bottom of the lake into the center of the lake, and the water is so refreshing that you can even drink it directly.
Where is Rice Lake Spa?
It is a shallow eutrophic lake located in the north of Iceland, about 90 kilometers east of Akureyri, in an active volcanic region.
Must experience when you come to Lake Mead Hot Springs:
1、Application of volcanic mud mask:
The steam bath at Lake Mee is unique in Iceland because the hot springs are located in the crater of the volcano, and the water vapor comes up directly from the ground. The hot water is rich in minerals, which has a very good skin care effect, so don't forget to apply a layer of mineral mud on your face as a mask when soaking in the hot spring.
Rice Lake hot springs are surrounded by volcanic landscapes, you can also see Krafla volcano, the surrounding scenery is very awesome.
Rice Lake hot springs tips:
1, when soaking in the hot spring, you should drink more water.
2, be sure to carry a waterproof camera or waterproof case for cell phones.
3, do not soak in the hot spring on an empty stomach or when you are too full to avoid dizziness or indigestion.
4, the mineral content of the hot spring water is relatively high, before soaking in the hot spring should remove all kinds of metal jewelry.
5, the time spent in the hot spring should not be too long, it is best not to be alone to avoid accidents.