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Luxury at Blue Lagoon: Reasons to Choose The Retreat

Luxury hotel Blue Lagoon Iceland

From superstars like Kim Kardashian and Beyoncé to blog owners, influencers as well as also arbitrary acquaintances from high school, it appears that everybody has actually been heading to this Nordic hotspot.

And now, there’s a totally brand-new, ultra-luxe way to experience Iceland’s most prominent visitor attraction and here I am talking about the most luxurious 5-star hotel from Iceland, The Retreat at Blue Lagoon.

The Retreat at Blue Lagoon luxury hotel has 62-suite and was opened in April 2018 being the first 5 star resorts open across Iceland.

Retreat Lagoon Blue is actually built right into an 800-year-old lava flow, and it took 4 years to finish the construction.

The outcome was well worth the extremely expected wait, with the structure effortlessly blending right into its natural environments.

Elements of jagged, moss-covered lava areas as well as the lightblue healing waters of heaven Lagoon can be found also inside the resort.

Design and concept of The Retreat

Yet it’s not simply the exterior that’s an astonishment; the property’s insides are just as excellent as you probably expect.

Flaunting an easy and minimal design, floor to ceiling windows throughout offer guests with unrivalled sights of the enchanting landscape.

Not to forget to mention its natural marvels consisting of access to the resort’s private lagoons, exclusively readily available to visitors and secluded from the heaps of other vacationers.

Bathed in natural light, The Retreat luxury hotel Blue Lagoon Iceland includes streamlined concrete walls and warm wood panelling.

Unique items constructed from once-molten lava can be found all over the place and their main role is to enable the area to naturally integrate with its unique setup.

Luxury hotel Blue Lagoon Iceland

Luxury hotel Lagoon Iceland

Yet what makes each keep really feel much more unique is that every collection provides amazing views of the Reykjavik Peninsula.

One more main concept behind The Resort was to introduce a raised and intimate method to friendliness. Upon going into the large entrance hall, everyone is welcomed by an individual host.

This point person functions as an individualized guide as well as assistant throughout the visitors’ stay. He can assist you and organize plans, verify scenic tour reservations, offer understanding into neighbourhood culture or organize any other special demands.

The objective is to stimulate a familial feeling so visitors can absolutely take a break and also feel at home.

Dining at Blue Lagoon luxury hotel The Retreat

This luxury hotel also houses several eating concepts. Moss Restaurant provides an ever-changing food selection of the best regional and seasonal ingredients in a creative, multi-sensory experience, along with outstanding views of the volcanic horizon. You can choose from set menus, vegan menu and chef’s table experience.

Lava Restaurant uses another culinary option, featuring diverse delights of Iceland like birch and also juniper cured frozen char as well as ástarpungar (an Icelandic doughnut that literally converts to “love spheres”) coupled with sugar delicious chocolate mousse and vanilla gelato.

Facilities of the Retreat luxury hotel Blue Lagoon Iceland

Of course, wellness treatments are the most important part of the general experience, and no visit to The Retreat at Blue Lagoon luxury hotel would be complete without visiting The Retreat Spa. The Spa has an amazing steam room and a lot of individual rooms for different face and body treatments.

The subterranean spa provides a full range of treatments, including their signature in-water massage, which occurs in the healing geothermal waters of the Blue Lagoon.

The Blue Lagoon Ritual is another medspa experience that can not be missed. It allows guests to try a wide collection of therapies that incorporate the hotel’s 3 natural wonders: silica, algae as well as minerals.

After a relaxing massage, take a swim in The Retreat’s private section of the Blue Lagoon, or delight yourself at The Spa


The most important task was the inception of Blue Lagoon Iceland in partnership with a variety of leading specialists and also style groups across the globe, including Basalt Architects.

This is the company that developed the facility together with Design Team Italia, the firm that conceived and also executed The Retreat Luxury hotel Blue Lagoon Iceland.

Spending a night at Blue Lagoon luxury hotel The Retreat is definitely a unique experience, a thing which I recommend you to do when visit Iceland.

Not to mention that The Retreat at Blue Lagoon is a great place to see northern lights during the winter season as it is far from any light pollution.

Waking in the morning at Retreat Lagoon Blue and seeing the lava field and the blue water from your lagoon suite is something you will not forget soon, that’s for sure!