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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 3 days ago via mobile

We bought discounted tickets at the information campground in town and headed back to the baths. We rented the slippers and robe from the entrance station and were glad we did as it was a chilly day. The lockers operate with a token that can...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 3 days ago

What does one do when in Akureyri? One goes to Myvatn Nature Baths. And that's what we did. It's a lovely drive to get there, giving an impressive of the stark beauty of northern Iceland. OK, back to Myvatn. The water is about 38 degrees,...More

Thank Tanja S
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you like smaller pools, you will like this more. for $50cdn, my friend and I got access to the pool and towel each. What i hated about it was that the pool is divided into two: the warm pool and the cool pool. The...More

Thank Grizel F
Reviewed 5 days ago

Came here 20 years ago and loved the Blue Lagoon. Now I wouldn't go near it with its pricey spa, high end restaurant, and bars in the hot bath pools. Myvatn is a great alternative and like Blue Lagoon once was. No clay masks here,...More

2  Thank MainePeg
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Unless you need your 'posing picture' done and tick off your list....Don t bother ! Busy, noisy, not very clean and expensive !

Thank Christine V
Reviewed 6 days ago

The student discount for this nature bath was 2700isk, which is an amazing price for those traveling on a student budget. The bath was just the right temperature, we went when it was raining outside slightly and we did not feel cold at all. There...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Whenever I imagined visiting Iceland a visit to a hot spring was absolutely top of my wish list. I visited Myvatn Nature Baths in an evening in April and it was exactly as I pictured. The baths have really good facilities - very clean, good...More

1  Thank NicF_17
Reviewed 6 days ago

When we planned our visit to Iceland we decided to visit these nature baths rather than blue lagoon and i could not be happier that we did. The place is out of this world, as a Scotsman the thought of a naturally warm body of...More

Thank Kieran T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had driven here in hope of finding a more genuine hot poll experience compared to the blue lagoon. It looked very similar upon arrival. Tour buses, long lines, steep prices - around $40, even for teenagers. They are building up facilities around it. After...More

Thank Marwie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was overcast and misting so our hiking was cut short. We opted to go swimming at Myvatm Nature Bath. After a quick shower we entered the warm pool and swam for about an hour. The mineral water was very nice and quite crowded. After...More

Thank mikesabirder
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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