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Reykjavik: Sky Lagoon Pure Pass With 7-Step Spa Ritual

1. Reykjavik: Sky Lagoon Pure Pass With 7-Step Spa Ritual

Immerse yourself in the warmth of an oceanside geothermal lagoon, where the dramatic North Atlantic Ocean stretches out before you. Connect with Icelandic traditions and relax your mind, body, and soul. Complete the 7-step ritual to fully immerse yourself in Icelandic bathing traditions. Step 1: Slow down and relax in the lagoon Step 2: Cool down with the cold plunge Step 3: Relax and enjoy the views in the sauna Step 4: Refresh in a cold fog-mist Step 5: Invigorate and exfoliate with a rejuvenating body scrub Step 6: Chill out in the steam room Step 7: Shower and relax in the lagoon

Reykjavik: Sky Lagoon Admission with Transfer

2. Reykjavik: Sky Lagoon Admission with Transfer

Get to and from the Sky Lagoon easily with city center transfers from BSI terminal included. Immerse yourself in the new geothermal pool in Reykjavík. Sky Lagoon is a thermal spa inspired by both nature and local culture. The dramatic North Atlantic Ocean stretches out before you in the infinity pool with views over the Reykjanes Peninsula and the presidential residence at Bessastadir. Visit the turfhouse for a 7-step spa ritual, included in your entrance ticket. Enjoy an unmissable unique spa experience. Sky Lagoon really feels like a natural oasis, far removed from anything urban or even human. Cliff walls, grottoes, and coves are all designed to make the surroundings both beautiful and natural, and the dark textures highlight the Lagoon’s tranquility. This is definitely a one-of-a-kind luxury destination. Choose between the standard Pure Pass with shared changing facilities or upgrade to the Sky Pass which includes private changing facilities and the Sky signature body lotion. Alternatively you can choose the Sky Lagoon ticket which includes the 7 step spa ritual, use of towel, shared changing facilities, and pickup from Skarfabakki cruise port.

Sky Lagoon: Sky Pass with 7-Step Spa Ritual

3. Sky Lagoon: Sky Pass with 7-Step Spa Ritual

Book your Sky Pass at Sky Lagoon to connect with Icelandic traditions and relax your mind, body, and soul. Take advantage of an elevated pass option that includes a 7-step spa ritual and focuses on privacy and vitality. Enjoy the sauna, lagoon, steam room, and more. Immerse yourself in warmth at an oceanside geothermal lagoon, as the dramatic North Atlantic Ocean stretches out before you. Feel yourself relax and unwind as you take in the dazzling sunsets and moody skies. Get access to a private changing facility that provides a relaxing and comfortable space and includes signature body products for usage during your visit. Follow the 7-step ritual for a perfect pampering experience: Step 1: Slow down and relax in the lagoonStep 2: Cool down with the cold plungeStep 3: Relax and enjoy the views in the saunaStep 4: Refresh in a cold fog-mistStep 5: Invigorate and exfoliate with a rejuvenating body scrubStep 6: Chill out in the steam roomStep 7: Shower and relax in the lagoon

Reykjavik: Day Trip to Golden Circle and Sky Lagoon

4. Reykjavik: Day Trip to Golden Circle and Sky Lagoon

Experience the raw natural beauty of Iceland's Golden circle with this day tour from Reykjavik. Feel the rush of watching the Strokkur geyser erupt. Take a swim in the warm relaxing waters of the Sky Lagoon geothermal spa. Be picked up in Reykjavik and take in the country landscapes as you are transported to Thingvellir National Park. Walk between two continents at the location where the Eurasian and American tectonic plates meet. Hear stories about Viking history at the site of the first Viking parliament. Next, head to the geyser geothermal area where you can see the geyser Strokkur erupt every few minutes.  Marvel at Strokkur as the geyser sends boiling hot water up into the sky. Continue to the Gullfoss waterfall to watch as millions of gallons of ice-cold, glacier-fed water plunges 30 meters into a canyon. Finish your day with a trip to the Sky Lagoon geothermal spa. Experience Icelandic bathing culture first-hand with a relaxing swim in a 250-foot infinity pool. Admire views of the dramatic coast as you lie back in the warm soothing waters. Have the freedom to swim up to the cave bar for a refreshing cocktail. Try the revitalizing Icelandic 7-step ritual that includes a fog misting, an indulgent body scrub, and a trip to the steam room.

From Reykjavik: Sky Lagoon Pure Pass with Transfers

5. From Reykjavik: Sky Lagoon Pure Pass with Transfers

Enjoy a dip in the geothermal pool at the Sky Lagoon with this attraction ticket that includes pickup and drop-off from your accommodation in Reykjavik. Take in ocean views as you let the geothermal waters soothe you.   Be picked up at your hotel in Reykjavik and sit back and relax on the trip to the brand new Sky Lagoon. Collect your towel and make you way to the infinity pool which looks out over Faxaflói Bay. Immerse yourself in Icelandic traditions with the 7-step ritual. Start by relaxing in the pool and then take a cold plunge in a chilled pool. Next, visit the sauna before engaging your senses with a cold fog-mist. Experience a deep cleanse with a body scrub and unwind in the steam room. Complete your ritual with a shower and another soak in the lagoon. After 2-hours at the Sky Lagoon, return to your hotel in Reykjavik.

From Reykjavik: South Coast & Sky Lagoon Admission Day Tour

6. From Reykjavik: South Coast & Sky Lagoon Admission Day Tour

Leave the city of Reykjavik behind to step into a world of wonder on a day trip to the South Coast and the Sky Lagoon. Walk up a winding path leading behind the Seljalandsfoss waterfall and view the mighty Sólheimajökull glacier. Watch the waves on Reynisfjara beach and wind down at the Sky Lagoon. Make your way to the bus stop in the morning and head out towards the South Coast. Admire breathtaking scenery passing by your window on the drive and get ready to be blown away by what's to come. Arrive at the Seljalandsfoss waterfall and feel the power of its roaring waters. This unique waterfall has a walking path that leads all the way up and behind the flowing tide. Climb up and take the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to pose for a photo or see if you can find the hidden Gljúfrabúi waterfall. Continue on to the magnificent Sólheimajökull glacier and learn about the importance of these geological behemoths. Walk towards the ice wall and wonder at the lagoon formed at its base and fed by the meltwater. Take a break for lunch in the picturesque coastal town of Vik and explore the charming streets. Look out onto the imposing basalt sea stacks of Reynisdrangar where the sea disappears over the horizon. Cross the short distance from Vik to the renowned Reynisfjara black sand beach. Listen carefully to the directions and warnings of your guide as this wild and windy beach is utterly beautiful but also dangerous. Experience surreal views of the beach from a safe distance and look out for the waves. Tick-off another monumental sight of the South Coast at the Skógafoss waterfall. Hear the deafening roar of the 60-meter falls from below or climb up 370 steps to the top for idyllic views of your surroundings. Head back towards Reykjavik and make your final stop of the day at the trendy thermal spa Sky Lagoon. Immerse yourself in the 7-step ritual program and renew your body, mind, and soul after a tiring day of sightseeing with the warm waters of the infinity pool.

From Reykjavik: Thingvellir National Park & Sky Lagoon Trip

7. From Reykjavik: Thingvellir National Park & Sky Lagoon Trip

Set off on the experience of a lifetime with this breathtaking tour of Iceland’s famous Golden Circle. This is your chance to walk between continents, get up close to a gushing geyser and feel the phenomenal power of a roaring two-tier waterfall. As well as that, you’ll also visit a dazzling multi-colored volcanic crater and warm yourself in the soothing waters of the spectacular Sky Lagoon. Your memorable Golden Circle tour will begin with a short drive from the city to Þingvellir National Park (Thingvellir). You’ll discover a dramatic rift valley where the American and Eurasian tectonic plates pull apart along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Here you can walk between two continents and visit the site of Iceland’s Viking parliament, which met here for a thousand years! The next stop on your journey is the Haukadalur geothermal area. The most spectacular spot is the hot spring, Geysir, which is Icelandic for “gush”. This is where you’ll find Strokkur, an “old faithful” that sends boiling water spouting high into the air every few minutes! It’s a thrilling place, where you’ll feel the raw power of nature rumbling under your feet! Gullfoss is next, a short drive further inland. This glorious waterfall thunders over two tiers into a deep ravine, powered by meltwater from the second-largest glacier in Iceland. The “Gold Falls” are a magical sight, with several viewing platforms to enjoy - look out for rainbows on sunny days! Before we return to the city, we have one more special sight to enjoy - the colorful volcanic crater at Kerið. This stunning 3000-year-old crater is streaked with red rocks, dark green mosses and a blue lake, which makes Kerið very memorable. Your Golden Circle adventure will end with an extraordinary experience - a visit to the Sky Lagoon! One of Iceland’s newest geothermal spas, you’ll enjoy a soothing soak in an incredible 250-foot-long heated infinity pool with a swim-up bar and ocean views. You’ll have the opportunity to select one of two options with different access levels - the Pure Pass or the Sky Pass.

From Reykjavik: Golden Circle Tour and Sky Lagoon Bath

8. From Reykjavik: Golden Circle Tour and Sky Lagoon Bath

Set out on a wondrous day trip that combines the most popular tour in Iceland, the Golden Circle, and relax in the geothermal bathing site at the Sky Lagoon. Explore the staggeringly raw beauty of Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss waterfall, and Geysir Geothermal Area. Start the Golden Circle tour to discover Iceland's most spectacular natural attractions with a visit to Thingvellir National Park. Find out about the place where Iceland’s ancient parliament was born and the country’s dazzling tectonics are on display. Next, at Gullfoss, witness one of Iceland’s most powerful waterfalls. Move onward to the Geysir area to see (and smell) an erupting hot spring and other geothermal features. After a day of exciting sightseeing, unwind in a typically Icelandic way with a soak in the Sky Lagoon. Experience a brand new bathing experience with luxurious facilities and stunning panoramic views of the ocean

Reykjavik: Private Golden Circle Tour with Sky Lagoon Entry

9. Reykjavik: Private Golden Circle Tour with Sky Lagoon Entry

On our Private Golden Circle tour, discover Iceland's unique natural beauties, and finish the day with a visit to Reykjavik's newest geothermal spa, the stunning Sky Lagoon! In one breathtaking day, you'll see gushing geysers and golden waterfalls, stroll between continents, and learn about Viking history. 1. The Kerid Crater in the Golden Circle, a volcanic crater lake that developed roughly 3000 years ago, will be our first stop. Kerið is an iconic volcanic crater of 55 meters depth. 2. Your next adventure will take you to Geysir, which is located in the Haukadalur valley geothermal area. The Icelandic term geysir means "gush," and this gushing hot spring is the source of gushers all around the world. Geysir Geothermal Area is a treat for those who always dreamed of witnessing a live hot spring. Located in the Haukadalur Valley, this spot is the oldest known geyser in the world. 3. Gullfoss is the next location on Private Golden circle tour. Gullfoss (the "Gold Falls"), one of Iceland's most famous waterfalls, is supplied by millions of gallons of frozen meltwater from Langjokull, Iceland's second-largest glacier. Gullfoss Waterfall originates from Langjökull, which is Iceland’s second-largest glacier. There are multiple viewpoints to enjoy the view of this elegant waterfall. What else could travelers ask for in their tour? 4. Thingvellir National Park is your next stop after leaving Reykjavik. Massive fissures in the Earth's surface can be seen as you look across this amazing terrain. Thingvellir National Park is UNESCO’s World Heritage site with a lot of significance in terms of historical importance. Guess what, this site has the world’s oldest existing parliament. There are crystal-clear lakes and volcanic terrains to enjoy here. 5. You might believe you've seen everything Iceland has to offer after witnessing these three geological wonders. However, we have one more amazing adventure in store for you! The Sky Lagoon, barely 10 minutes from downtown Reykjavik, is the newest of Iceland's geothermal baths. For the Sky Lagoon: Bring a swimsuit.

Reykjavik: Golden Circle, Friðheimar & Sky Lagoon Day Trip

10. Reykjavik: Golden Circle, Friðheimar & Sky Lagoon Day Trip

This tour begins with our free pickup service in central Reykjavík. The first stop of the day is to Kerið, a volcanic crater formed after an enormous eruption over 1000 years ago. Enjoy the view along the crater top walkway or descend the steps to the lake below. Great photo opportunities are to be found from each vantage point. The next stop is to Friðheimar farm which has a greenhouse, horse farm and restaurant. Here you will meet the tiny icelandic horse and see a horse show demonstration of their unique gaits. Next up you will be taken on a tour of the greenhouse where tomatoes and cucumbers are produced to an impressive scale. Here you will also have a table reservation for lunch though please note that lunch itself is not included in your ticket price. Later you come to Geysir geothermal park, home of the eponymous Geysir, though it is its younger sister Strokkur that now erupts regularly. You will have time to witness several eruptions as it erupts every 7-10 minutes or so. Take a leisurely walk around an see other bubbling pools with the distinctive sulfur smell lingering heavily in the air. Just a short drive from Geysir, lies the immensely powerful waterfall, Gullfoss. This waterfall lies on the Hvitá river which itself is fed by meltwater from Langjökull glacier to the north. Here you are met first by the water mist from the falls before you even see them. Take the walking path down to the falls or stay to the higher path for a bird´s eye view. There is no wrong choice here. The final sightseeing stop of the day is to Thingvellir National Park. Here Icelanders met in an ancient parliament assembly, the longest continuous assembly is the world, though now located in Reykjavík. But perhaps more significantly here one can visibly see the continental rift between the american and euroasian tectonic plates, a rift increasing in size by the year. Walk between the continents! The final part of this fantastic day will be spent at Sky Lagoon where your Pure Pass tickets gives you access to both the lagoon itself with it´s awe-inspiring infinity affect sea view as well as the 7-step Ritual Experience. This includes one of the world´s most stunning sauna with floor to ceiling sea view, body scrub, cold plunge pool and steam bath. After a couple of hours here, you will be dropped back to your respective pickup locations in the downtown area.

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What people are saying about Kópavogur

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 88 reviews

The sky lagoon is wonderful. I would highly recommend it. We went at 11am and it was very quiet for about the first 15 minutes before it became much busier later on. The sauna is amazing. Good value for money (for Iceland anyway!).

We Went to The Sky Lagoon, after we had been to the Blue Lagoon, (2 in 1 day) both have there perks, we just love the infinity pool, its so lovely and warm and we even did the 7 step ritual, it definitely was an amazing experience.

Went here for my birthday in May. Best gift to ever experience! From the Sky Lagoon to the spa treatment, I practically melted away into relaxation heaven. Definitely a place worth coming back to.

Greate experiance! Everything was on big level. I have nothing to say that was less good. I will recomented to everyone.

Loved the infinity wall and the warm waterfall and the bar. Much better than Blue Lagoon