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Myvatn Nature Baths (Jardbodin vid Myvatn)

Jardbadsholum, Lake Myvatn, Iceland
+354 464 4411
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Drawing on a centuries-old tradition, the tastefully designed complex offers bathers a completely natural experience that begins with a relaxing dip amidst clouds of steam rising up from a fissure deep in the Earth´s surface, and ends with a luxurious swim in a pool of geothermal water drawn from depths of up to 2.500 metres.Containing a unique blend of minerals, silicates and geothermal microorganisms, the warm, soothing waters of Mývatn Nature Baths are beneficial to skin and spirit alike, creating a sense of wellbeing which lingers on as a lasting memory of your visit to this spellbinding area at Europe´s outer limits.Facilities on offer include a reception area and restaurant seating 120 guests, changing rooms and showers for up to 300 guests, two natural steam baths accommodating up to 50 bathers at a time, and a 5000m2 geothermal bathing pool maintained at a constant temperature of 38-40ºC.
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Jardbadsholum, Lake Myvatn, Iceland
+354 464 4411
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The nature baths are Northern iceland’s Blue Lagoon. The nice thing is that it is easier to get into and less crowded. Once you are checked in, you must do an obligatory no suit shower with soap to cleanse three areas in particular. There are...More

Thank Cherie P
Reviewed 2 days ago

At the end of a long day of touring, we were taken to the Nature Baths. The guide told us that you want to go here instead of the Blue Lagoon near Reykjavik that is touristy and crowded. It was spectacular. We saw an incredible...More

Thank ForestBeach2017
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Myvatn Nature Baths are the north’s alternative to the blue lagoon. While still based mainly off of tourism, Myvatn is less crowded. There is a small cafe on site and a gift shop of sorts that sells a variety of spa treatment items, the...More

Thank JHChicago2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The baths offer a great view of the lake, while you dose off i the hot water. They serve beer, while you chill around and relax. Just keep it above water and it will stay cold indefinitely :)

Thank Clausjack
Reviewed 1 week ago

The baths were wonderful and cheaper compared to the Blue Lagoon. It was very relaxing and not that busy when we went (afternoon in July), although the water was a little bit chillier compared to the BL. We had a great experience with the baths...More

Thank Eat_Explore_Travel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a lovely dip in a hot pool and although the receptionist told us they were offering a 10% discount because the water was only a couple of degrees under its usual temperature...when we got in it was cold!!!!! The wind was...More

Thank Karayka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family stopped here on Jan 1 - FYI closed for New Years Day. We returned again on Jan 2 and had a lovely experience. It came to $98.00 CAD for my husband and I. There are a few different pools that are different temperatures...More

Thank BGarde
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely, not many people there when we went, they were having trouble keeping the pools warmso offered us a discount. Nice change rooms and sauna rooms, much better and cheaper than the blue lagoon

Thank Sheridan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped into the Nature Baths when I was in Myvatn. We drove for about an hour and a half to get there. This Bath has some really scenic view! Its a great place to relax in the hot tubs after a long day.

Thank Canicus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Similar to Blue Lagoon but smaller, less crowded, cheaper and with a 40+ degree hot tub, but no skyr based beverage :’(

Thank thimmyb
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6 July 2017|
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Response from Granny-Mae | Reviewed this property |
Possibly hire a car and self drive - there are a few great areas to visit around the lake.
1 May 2017|
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Response from Shirazee A | Reviewed this property |
If you can drive, driving around Iceland is way cheaper than getting a tour. And you can see everything on your own time.
24 April 2017|
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Response from koko1212 | Reviewed this property |
Senior Citizen rate was about the equiv. of $25.00