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lovely and relaxed atmosphere.

Our guest house the blue house B&B recommended us to go to the local pool just next door. Thank... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2019
Tom S
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Immersing in thermal pools with the locals

A short cab ride got us to Seltjarnarnes Swimming Pools on a peninsula just outside of Reykjavik... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
Pam W
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Palo Alto
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Reviewed April 3, 2019

Our guest house the blue house B&B recommended us to go to the local pool just next door. Thank god we listened to them because this pool offers a variety of pots with different temperatures. If you are brave enough try the cold water pot...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tom S
Reviewed September 17, 2018

A short cab ride got us to Seltjarnarnes Swimming Pools on a peninsula just outside of Reykjavik. Free entry for adults over 67 and a $6 fee for towels. Several large pools of varying temperatures, a water slide, steam bath, frigid water tub, a kiddie...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pam W
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

While many people pay 65 bucks for blue lagoon, you get a much better sense of Iceland but going to the public swimming pools. You might think there is a lot of swimming going on but no. The real point of the sundlaug is to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rob W
Reviewed March 3, 2018

The swimmingpool in Seltjarnarnes is a rather small one, but always nice and quiet, so you really can relax. It is one of the best places to go if you have children with you. There is a special pool for children warmer than the one...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank sigola12
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Great outdoor heated swimming pool and hot pots of varying temperatures with powerful massage jets. Not crowded and very inexpensive. More enjoyable than the over crowded Blue Lagoon and no hype or reservations needed !

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank LailaK999
Reviewed November 8, 2016

Staff was extremely rude and condescending - it ruined the whole experience. i would not go back to this pool.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank konesmango
Reviewed August 21, 2016

We thought about going back to the Blue Lagoon a second time on our way to the airport, but they were booked solid. And I'm glad - because getting to experience this local pool was a real treat. They offer towels for rent and have...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank lyeager
Reviewed July 9, 2015

The best and friendliest swimming pool in Iceland, three hot tubs, one cold tub and one children pool and also a water slide for the kids.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Þórir Jökull F
Reviewed July 8, 2015

Just outside downtown. Indoor and outdoor lap pools. Several hot tubs at various temperatures. Steam bath and sauna. Great water slide. Kids pool as well.

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank StinkyStan123
Reviewed June 11, 2015

This was a very enjoyable time spent soaking in the various temperature hot tubs and the very warm swimming pools. There is a water slide and a wading pool. There is a cold plunge and a steam room. This is a wonderful way to relax...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Ray-n-Sol
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