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foot of the Eyjafjoll Mountains | Seljavellir, Skogar IS 861, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an "experience" - it is not a spa, it is not a hot lagoon - it is the opportunity to bathe in the beautiful landscape in a more peaceful setting. Come here to get away from the tourists! The water is pretty gross...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank samanthaanne89
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited in early November so the walk from the car park was easy. It would be easy to drive along the South coast and not even know this existed but I'm so glad it does. The surrounding hillside is so picturesque and the pool...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jvmeslilley
Reviewed November 13, 2018

We visited Iceland in the winter - which means it's cold, windy, and often rainy. Seljavallalaug, as far as I'm aware, isn't that popular an attraction, but the day we went there was practically nobody there. When you arrive in a car park at the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank James W
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Amazing experience well worth the walk. Not the hottest springs but an amazing situation and view!!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank climberdiver123
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Take my advice... visit Seljavallalaug first thing in the morning. It was the best decision we made during our entire trip in Iceland. We arrived at 6 am and got the pool all to ourselves. The moment was magical - sun peaking, mist over the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank killerqueenie
Reviewed October 30, 2018

While I did not swim because it looked to be filled with algae, I was glad I hiked back to this secret swimming hole with my friend. It is located in a beautiful setting with mountains on both side, clinging to the base of a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank MindyS3
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Takes about 30 minutes to arrive at the pool. It wasn't difficult to do. We arrived pretty late. 6PM. By the time we got there at 6:30 it was starting to get dark. Everyone was leaving and we decided to stay. We were the only...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bjeronimo
Reviewed October 11, 2018

So it's abandoned, it's not kept up, but come on, you're swimming in a geothermal pool in Iceland. I recommend going when there aren't alot of cars in the parking area. Wear your swimsuit in and bring an extra towel to put on the floor...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wnchgrl
Reviewed September 30, 2018

I caught a bit of a cold and it was 40deg F when we arrived, so I decided not to change to get in. My friends did, and they regret it. The changing rooms were filthy and they did everything they could to avoid touching...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank ms971
Reviewed September 29, 2018

This beauty is tucked away in the valley and hidden in the mountain. Well that said it does attract a lot of tourists! If you want some lone time then early bird gets the worm. I went there about 7 AM and there was only...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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peacelovesmiles11
September 9, 2018|
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Response from 807kathiel | Reviewed this property |
You could visit one of the modern public pools along the way(every town has one). They offer showers as well as more modern hot and cold pools, saunas and steam baths.
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Magdalena P
April 29, 2018|
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Response from Rgandhi11 | Reviewed this property |
I am so sorry for the late answer. We went on the 15th. Hopefully you had a better time than we did!
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czywanderlust
April 7, 2018|
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Response from RussellA668 | Reviewed this property |
I saw nothing to prevent access at any time. No gates, fences, etc.
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