Life Changing Views in Iceland

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There is a reason Iceland is chosen to be in so many music videos. The Island of Iceland is full of geothermal hot springs, explosive geysers, and lush green fields. A getaway to Iceland is sure to nourish and refresh, with healthy and delicious foods, friendly people, and once-in-a-lifetime views for your soul. Whether you want to soak in the luxurious Blue Lagoon, snack on healthy Icelandic skyr at a cozy cafe in Reykjavik, or travel to each spot around the famous Golden Circle to hunt rainbows in towering waterfalls and see water explode from a geyser- we have the list for you. We are big fans of the healthy and refreshing lifestyle that Iceland offers, and we left no lava rock unturned in curating this list of life-changing views and experiences available in the land of fire and ice.

  • Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon

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      Fjadrarglujufur is a massive canyon in the southeastern part of Iceland which has the Fjadra river flowing through. This canyon dates back to the ice age and was formed due to progressive erosion by water. Fjadrarglujufur is a popular tourist destination on the island, featuring breathtaking views of mossy green rocks clashing with powerful freshwater rushing through.

  • Dyrhólaey in Vik, Iceland

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      This is one of the only places you can travel to see a beach with black sand from lava rocks. Along the southern coast of Iceland lies this dreamlike peninsula with lush green and harsh lava rocks. Visiting Dyrholaey truly feels like a fairytale experience, with fresh air and ocean surrounded by vast sprawls of land and an adorable little beach town nearby named Vik.

  • Ice Cave Tours

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      Ice Cave tours of Vatnajokull are available for every season and offer a truly spectacular experience. Found in southeastern Iceland, Vatnajokull forms new variations of ice caves every season to provide one-of-a-kind ice caves that are scouted by guides and experts to provide a top-notch tour. Explore beneath sunlight reflections and intense shades of blue while surrounded by snowy wilderness in these castles of bright ice.

  • Seljalandsfoss

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      Seljalandsfoss is a circular waterfall in southern Iceland. Speckled with rainbows and surrounded by moss and fields of green, this otherworldly spectacle is a must for your Iceland plans. This is arguably one of the most picturesque waterfalls in all of Iceland and is a part of the famous “golden circle” of awe-inspiring natural features that are frequented by both Icelandic people and tourists throughout all seasons.

  • Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Boat Tours and Cafe

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      Jokulsarloon is a glacier lagoon spotted with icebergs in southeast Iceland. Glistening icebergs reflect intense colors and create a beautiful and rare sight that is once in a lifetime at every angle. A fun fact about Jokulsarloon is that the icebergs are made up of ice that is over 1000 years old.

  • Skógafoss

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      Located in the southern part of Iceland, Skogafoss is one of the largest waterfalls in the country. When you stand close, Experience being engulfed by splashing water and the awe-inspiring sight of rainbow reflections. There are also steps leading up to an observation deck to enjoy the sight of the waterfall from a new breathtaking perspective.

  • Reykjavík

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      Reykjavik is the center of civilization in Iceland with a bustling nightlife culture, elegant shopping, adorable cafes, and world-class restaurants. Beneath the famous symmetrical architecture of the Hallgrimskirkja church lies brightly colored buildings, adorable local shops, modern nordic architecture, and the tastiest ice cream in the world. No trip to Iceland is complete without at least one day trip to this vibrant and fashionable city.

  • Strokkur

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      Erupting every few minutes, keep your eyes trained on this explosive Geyser, Strokkur is one of the very few geysers which erupt reliably enough that you know you will get an awesome picture. Along with Strokkur, the natural beauty of the crystal clear rock formations, inactive geysers, and sprawling land around the geyser is what seals Strokkurs place as a must-see tourist destination in Iceland.

  • Laugarvatn Fontana

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      Located in the center of the Golden Circle, Laugarvatn Fontana is a natural geothermal hot spring that has provided nourishment and healing since 1929. Iceland is full of natural hot springs, so what sets Laugarvatn Fontana apart? We love that at this spa you can actually bake fresh bread by burying the dough in the ground using the natural bubbling heat of the hot springs. Watch the butter literally melt as soon as it touches the fresh bread. In Iceland, you will be craving some warm and healthy comfort food and Laugarvatn Fontana will provide genuine satisfaction.

  • Blue Lagoon

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      Imagine a massive natural hot spring of milky blue water crafted with lava rocks, and then add in luxurious skincare. One of the 25 wonders of the world, The Blue Lagoon is used in research to unlock the benefits of geothermal seawater. Including the famous natural silica face-masks, an elegant lounge, and tasty pool-side cocktails, we are big fans of this nourishing experience.

Life Changing Views in Iceland

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There is a reason Iceland is chosen to be in so many music videos. The Island of Iceland is full of geothermal hot springs, explosive geysers, and lush green fields. A getaway to Iceland is sure to nourish and refresh, with healthy and delicious foods, friendly people, and once-in-a-lifetime views for your soul. Whether you want to soak in the luxurious Blue Lagoon, snack on healthy Icelandic skyr at a cozy cafe in Reykjavik, or travel to each spot around the famous Golden Circle to hunt rainbows in towering waterfalls and see water explode from a geyser- we have the list for you. We are big fans of the healthy and refreshing lifestyle that Iceland offers, and we left no lava rock unturned in curating this list of life-changing views and experiences available in the land of fire and ice.
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  • Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon
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    • seeker Fjadrarglujufur is a massive canyon in the southeastern part of Iceland which has the Fjadra river flowing through. This canyon dates back to the ice age and was formed due to progressive erosion by water. Fjadrarglujufur is a popular tourist destination on the island, featuring breathtaking views of mossy green rocks clashing with powerful freshwater rushing through.

         
  • Dyrhólaey
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    • seeker This is one of the only places you can travel to see a beach with black sand from lava rocks. Along the southern coast of Iceland lies this dreamlike peninsula with lush green and harsh lava rocks. Visiting Dyrholaey truly feels like a fairytale experience, with fresh air and ocean surrounded by vast sprawls of land and an adorable little beach town nearby named Vik.

         
  • Ice Cave Tours
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    • seeker Ice Cave tours of Vatnajokull are available for every season and offer a truly spectacular experience. Found in southeastern Iceland, Vatnajokull forms new variations of ice caves every season to provide one-of-a-kind ice caves that are scouted by guides and experts to provide a top-notch tour. Explore beneath sunlight reflections and intense shades of blue while surrounded by snowy wilderness in these castles of bright ice.

         
  • Seljalandsfoss
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    • seeker Seljalandsfoss is a circular waterfall in southern Iceland. Speckled with rainbows and surrounded by moss and fields of green, this otherworldly spectacle is a must for your Iceland plans. This is arguably one of the most picturesque waterfalls in all of Iceland and is a part of the famous “golden circle” of awe-inspiring natural features that are frequented by both Icelandic people and tourists throughout all seasons.

         
  • Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Boat Tours and Cafe
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    • seeker Jokulsarloon is a glacier lagoon spotted with icebergs in southeast Iceland. Glistening icebergs reflect intense colors and create a beautiful and rare sight that is once in a lifetime at every angle. A fun fact about Jokulsarloon is that the icebergs are made up of ice that is over 1000 years old.

         
  • Skógafoss
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    • seeker Located in the southern part of Iceland, Skogafoss is one of the largest waterfalls in the country. When you stand close, Experience being engulfed by splashing water and the awe-inspiring sight of rainbow reflections. There are also steps leading up to an observation deck to enjoy the sight of the waterfall from a new breathtaking perspective.

         
  • Reykjavík
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    • seeker Reykjavik is the center of civilization in Iceland with a bustling nightlife culture, elegant shopping, adorable cafes, and world-class restaurants. Beneath the famous symmetrical architecture of the Hallgrimskirkja church lies brightly colored buildings, adorable local shops, modern nordic architecture, and the tastiest ice cream in the world. No trip to Iceland is complete without at least one day trip to this vibrant and fashionable city.

         
  • Strokkur
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    • seeker Erupting every few minutes, keep your eyes trained on this explosive Geyser, Strokkur is one of the very few geysers which erupt reliably enough that you know you will get an awesome picture. Along with Strokkur, the natural beauty of the crystal clear rock formations, inactive geysers, and sprawling land around the geyser is what seals Strokkurs place as a must-see tourist destination in Iceland.

         
  • Laugarvatn Fontana
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    • seeker Located in the center of the Golden Circle, Laugarvatn Fontana is a natural geothermal hot spring that has provided nourishment and healing since 1929. Iceland is full of natural hot springs, so what sets Laugarvatn Fontana apart? We love that at this spa you can actually bake fresh bread by burying the dough in the ground using the natural bubbling heat of the hot springs. Watch the butter literally melt as soon as it touches the fresh bread. In Iceland, you will be craving some warm and healthy comfort food and Laugarvatn Fontana will provide genuine satisfaction.

         
  • Blue Lagoon
    See & Do
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    • seeker Imagine a massive natural hot spring of milky blue water crafted with lava rocks, and then add in luxurious skincare. One of the 25 wonders of the world, The Blue Lagoon is used in research to unlock the benefits of geothermal seawater. Including the famous natural silica face-masks, an elegant lounge, and tasty pool-side cocktails, we are big fans of this nourishing experience.