- The Blue Lagoon has drawn visitors to Iceland for decades; a thermal pool, fringed by moss-covered lava fields and with mysterious restorative qualities. Now one of the country’s most ambitious luxury resorts has opened on site, promising a rarefied spa experience without compare.
- Encompassing a subterranean spa, a geothermal lagoon, a restaurant that reimagines Iceland’s culinary traditions, and a 62-suite hotel encircled by the Blue Lagoon’s mineral-rich waters.
- Each suite offers spectacular views of the surrounding landscape, whether unique lava fields or the blue waters of the lagoon.
- The Retreat is a place where guests can leave the world behind and enter a timeless realm of relaxation, rejuvenation, and exploration.
- After spending your days bathing in the lagoon’s mineral-rich water or underground spa, indulge at Moss restaurant, where Icelandic tasting menus and a world-class wine list await, while you look out over the Northern Lights.
- The resort’s star amenity is its cavernous spa, a world-class wellness facility segmented by multiple relaxation zones; a dimly lit chamber offering the Blue Lagoon’s hammam-like cleansing ritual; and access to a calm, enclosed section of the lagoon.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
Beyond the wonders of the water, there are many things to do at the Retreat. From the mindful to the physical, discovery is a touchstone of the Retreat journey.
Each morning, there is a guided yoga session based on various styles of yoga such as Hatha, Vinyasa, and Kundalini.
There are also guided hikes that bring you closer to the landscape, enabling you to explore the striking geological features of Blue Lagoon’s volcanic surroundings.
With an 18-hole golf course just 3 kilometers from Blue Lagoon, golfing is an enticing option during the warmer, brighter months—particularly when the Midnight Sun is shining.
There is also a wide array of adventures available at the Retreat’s doorstep: Tour the stunning volcanic phenomena of the Reykjanes Peninsula in a chauffeur-driven luxury sedan; Experience Iceland from the sky in a private helicopter; Ride an ATV across black sand beaches, sprawling lava fields, and extinct volcanoes. Whether you wish to remain close to the Retreat or venture deeper into Iceland, your host can arrange a tour that suits you.
Overlooking rugged lava fields and surrounded by the healing waters of Iceland’s iconic Blue Lagoon, The Retreat at Blue Lagoon effortlessly combines nature and luxury to create the ultimate spa destination, perfect for relaxation and rejuvenation. Set in an other-worldly scene of moss-covered lava and bright blue geothermal waters, The Retreat lives up to its name, offering a luxurious escape from Iceland’s wild and rugged landscapes. Comprised of 62 suites, The Retreat has been designed to provide the utmost in comfort while feeling like a real home away from home. Decorated in neutral tones, every suite acts as a soothing, relaxing sanctuary, with luxurious materials and a private terrace or balcony, overlooking either the rugged lava fields or the private stretch of lagoon. A selection of suites even offer access to their own private heated lagoon, the perfect place to unwind in the healing waters at any time of day or night.
While the suites provide a tranquil atmosphere, the spa at The Retreat is the star attraction. Nestled within an 800-year-old lava flow, the spa incorporates the surrounding nature and its health-giving properties into its treatments and facilities. Winding through the lava is The Retreat’s private lagoon, where guests are able to enjoy a peaceful experience soaking in the mineral-rich waters, although the spa also offers direct access to the main Blue Lagoon. Warm up in the sauna or steam cave, enjoy the view from one of the comfortable hanging nests, or enjoy one of the revitalising treatments on offer. The Retreat provides 4 dining options which also incorporate Iceland’s natural products, with many dishes featuring local seafood. Choose from the relaxed Lava Restaurant, offering delicious Icelandic cuisine, the Spa Restaurant for lighter fare, or Moss Restaurant, where 5 to 7 course fine dining tasting menus are on offer in stylish surroundings.
Comprised of 62 suites, The Retreat at Blue Lagoon has been designed to provide the utmost in comfort while feeling like a real home away from home. Decorated in neutral tones, every suite acts as a soothing, relaxing sanctuary, with luxurious materials used throughout and blackout curtains to block out the Midnight Sun, ensuring a good night’s sleep during the summer months. Each suite also boasts a private terrace or balcony, overlooking either the rugged lava fields or the private stretch of lagoon surrounding The Retreat. A selection of suites even offer access to their own private heated lagoon, the perfect place to unwind in the healing waters at any time of day or night.
The timeless majesty of the moss-covered lava fields—radiant, pristine, ever-changing. The exquisite tranquility of two rooms that unlock the harmonic interplay of design and nature. Each Moss Suite becomes the centerpiece of an otherworldly perspective and a transformative experience.
Moss Junior Suite
Walls of glass open up to panoramic vistas of ever-changing moss. Sweeping lava fields unfold into the volcanic horizon. With timeless design that channels the forms and colors of the enchanting landscape, each Moss Junior Suite becomes one with nature—creating a place of profound comfort. Adjoining rooms available.
Lava Junior Suite
Carved into the earth, this suite brings you face-to-face with frozen-in-time layers of historic lava. From your terrace you can reach out and touch the once-molten flow. These shapes and colors are embodied by the suite’s interior design, creating the sublime interplay of nature and comfort.
Lagoon View Junior Suite
Spacious. Cozy. Simple. Elegant. With concept and design inspired by the serene blue waters and multi-colored lava that lie just beyond the floor-to-ceiling windows, each Lagoon View Junior Suite creates harmony between luxurious interior and sublime exterior.
Floor-to-ceiling windows dissolve the boundary between interior and exterior, transforming this two-room sanctuary into an experience of the geothermal waters that surround the Retreat. From the relaxing comfort of each Lagoon Suite, the mineral-rich warmth of your own private lagoon is just a step away.
The Retreat at Blue Lagoon provides 4 dining options which also incorporate Iceland’s natural products, with many dishes featuring local seafood. Choose from the relaxed Lava Restaurant, where delicious Icelandic cuisine is served throughout the day, the Spa Restaurant for lighter fare, or Moss Restaurant, where five and seven-course fine-dining tasting menus are on offer in stylish, contemporary surroundings.
Recommended by the 2019 Michelin Guide, Moss occupies the highest point at Blue Lagoon Iceland, offering stunning views of the volcanic horizon. With menus that move effortlessly from the mountains to the rivers to the seas, each dish opens the door to the diverse delights of Iceland’s endless bounty of nourishment. Everything is prepared with an affection for this island and a deep awareness of when and where ingredients are the freshest and most desirable.
Showcasing the savory highlights of Icelandic cuisine, our menus are based on the finest, freshest local ingredients.
Before, during, or after your spa journey, enjoy the restaurant’s enchanting ambience and savory nourishment. Fulfill yourself on the restaurant’s light delicacies as you gaze out at the mineral-rich waters and the centuries-old lava.
Offering a delicious range of snacks and refreshments, the café features stunning views of the Blue Lagoon.
Taking a journey from the restaurant into the earth, we enter the Wine Cellar—a cavern of multi-hued, frozen-in-time lava that erupted in the year 1226. The striking colors in this geologic wonder evoke sensations of cave paintings, but these walls— lined with wines from all over the world—were painted by the volcanic hand of nature.
Carved into the volcanic earth, the spa at the Retreat brings you into harmony with nature. Incorporating a mineral-rich lagoon bounded by remarkable lava walls, the spa is an underground realm of inspiring design, enchanting geology, and radiant wellness.
Nestled within an 800-year-old lava flow, the spa incorporates the surrounding nature and its health-giving properties into its treatments and facilities. Winding through the lava is The Retreat’s private lagoon, where guests are able to enjoy a peaceful experience soaking in the mineral-rich waters, although the spa also offers direct access to the main Blue Lagoon. Guests can choose to relax in a huge variety of spots in the spa, many of which have combined contemporary architecture with the towering walls of lava. Warm up in the sauna or steam cave, enjoy the view from one of the comfortable hanging nests, or enjoy one of the revitalising treatments on offer. Each guest can also benefit from the Blue Lagoon Ritual, a relaxing therapy making use of the Blue Lagoon’s unique natural properties – mineral salt, silica and algae.
The library features a curated selection of books and magazines, a wood-burning fireplace, a stunning view of lagoon, and an honesty bar.
There are yoga sessions conducted at 9:00 each morning in a room on the hotel’s upper level. You also have the option of booking a personal yoga instructor.