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Myvatn Nature Baths, Iceland

The stress relief and health-related properties of bathing in geothermal pools like Myvatn Nature Baths are well known worldwide. Iceland is a very fortunate country as there are plenty of geothermal energy sources lying under the earth's crust.


Thanks to that, you can enjoy dozens of geothermal pools and hot springs in Iceland. Icelanders learned well how to use this energy source's beneficial properties and built many artificial swimming pools and spas in places where it finds its way out to the ground. As there are so many of them, it is worth focusing on the most noteworthy ones during your road trip around Iceland. One of the most amazing hot springs that you will find here is the Mývatn Nature Baths.


smoky turquoise waters of the Myvatn nature baths in Iceland

Where is Myvatn Nature Baths located?


Myvatn Nature Baths are located in North Iceland and are often referred to as the north version of the Blue Lagoon. When you are already in the Myvatn Lake area, access to the spa is pretty straightforward.


You will have to use the Ring Road, road number 1, and then turn into the Þjóðvegur to get to the Baths. Watch for the signs, or just put them into your navigation program. You can avoid getting lost as the directions are not complicated to follow. There is quite a big parking lot available for the visitors at the destination where you can safely leave your vehicle.