Svartsengi Travel Guide

Articles about Svartsengi

By Kelly Lack

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This geothermal lagoon just a short drive from Reykjavik claims healing powers in its mineral-rich waters. One of those only-in-Iceland destinations, the world-famous Blue Lagoon attracts 400,000 visitors annually to its warm, fluorescent-blue waters.

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Iceland’s 1.6-million-gallon cure-all, the Blue Lagoon, where people flock for soothing heat and an abundance of minerals, also has a bar. Of course, in the spirit of healthfulness, the Lagoon Bar does a nice trade in fruit and skyr (thick Icelandic yogurt).