Akranes gained municipal rights in 1942. The main activities are fishing, fish processing, commerce and industry. The Akranes football team ÍA has a strong influence on the inhabitants of the town and moods can swing according to who won the latest football game. Garðavöllur is […]


Akureyri is the second largest town, after the capital area of Reykjavík, and the centre of trade and services in northern Iceland. It is also a town of culture and education, often called a school town as it boasts many educational establishments, including a university. […]

Geosea Geothermal Sea Baths (S8)

GPS: 66.0522073 -17.3641579 www.geosea.is Geosea Geothermal Sea Baths takes pride of place on the top of a sea cliff next to a lighthouse. The naturally-heated sea water fills the infinity baths and runs as a waterfall back into the ocean. The mineral-rich water has healing […]

Krauma (S7)

GPS: 64.6644782 -21.4133744 www.krauma.is Krauma Geothermal Baths is situated in Borgarfjörður and is fed by the most powerful hot spring in Europe, Deildartunughver. It has five hot tubs, a cold tub, two saunas and a wonderful relaxation room. A panoramic view over the valley is an […]

Nauthólsvík (S6)

GPS: 64.12127 -21.92793 nautholsvik.is The geothermal at Nauthólsvík beach was opened in the summer of 2000 and the service center, with changing rooms, showers, hot tubs and refreshments, was opened the year after. In the most preferable circumstances the seawater in the lagoon is around […]

Laugarvatn / FONTANA (S5)

GPS: 64.21470 -20.73012 www.fontana.is Laugarvatn Fontana by road No. 37, only an hour drive from Reykjavík and a short distance from Þingvellir national park. Laugarvatn Fontana is where geothermal heat simmers directly from the ground and the landscape is painted with beautiful mountain ranges. For a […]

Jarðböðin (S4)

GPS: 65.63074 -16.84748 www.myvatnnaturebaths.is Myvatn Nature Bath (Jarðböðin) is located in Jarðbaðshólar, about 4 km from the village of Reykjahlíð by Mývatn in North Iceland. The Nature Bath offer bathers a completely natural experience that begins with a relaxing dip in clouds of steam rising […]

Hoffell (S3)

GPS: 64.39653 -15.34179 glacierworld.is Hoffell geothermal baths are in a beautiful area enveloped by mountains and glaciers. Hoffell is north of the Town Höfn in Hornarfjörður, by road No. 984. A visit to the geothermal baths is a perfect way to enjoy the contrasts of […]

Flúðir / Secret Lagoon (S2)

GPS: 64.13730 -20.30930 secretlagoon.is Secret Lagoon natural hot springs are located in the small village called Flúðir and are in the Golden Circle area, by road No. 30. The pools natural surroundings and steam rising into the air gives the place a magical feeling. The […]