This year I wanted to celebrate my birthday (no hints) somewhere close to nature but with bed and room service involved. I am not a fan of any outdoor sleeping facility such as camping or anything relevant.
A few months ago, I came across a magnificent picture on Instagram of a dreamy-looking place called Blue Lagoon in Iceland. Immediately, I knew that this is the place I wanted to visit and be on my birthday. I was lucky enough to make that happen and experience myself this magical place on earth.
The Blue Lagoon geothermal spa is located in a lava field in Grindavík, Iceland. When I visited the spa it was in January, it was snowing and the temperature was -3°C. Though it sounded a bit crazy the idea of wearing a bathing suit and swim in a lagoon under those freezing weather conditions, when I arrived and looked at the beauty of the snowy landscape and the warm, steamy lagoon I didn’t care about the cold anymore. All I wanted to do was to get in and feel the silky, blue water on my skin.
The water temperature of the lagoon averages 37-39°C. The warm waters are rich in minerals such as silica, which is the primary cause of their milky blue shade. The silicate minerals is said to help people with skin diseases.
In the lagoon there is a kiosk with silica mud mask for your face where you can go and help yourself to as much mud mask as you want. I was literally covered in silica mud mask the whole time. The Silica Mud Mask deep cleanses and strengthens your skin leaving it fresh and firm.
It was a divine experience and I totally recommend it.