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"- Make sure you book your tickets for the Blue Lagoon months (yes, months) in advanced, as they do fill up ahead of time! I've linked the ticket site below. - There are several ticket options, but I recommend sticking to the 'Comfort.' It is the cheapest option, comes with a free drink and mud masks. I don't think it is worth the money to pay for the higher tiered packages. - SO IMPORTANT: The geothermal water contains high concentrations of minerals, such as sulfur, silica, and magnesium. While these are great for your skin, they can seriously damage your hair. Prior to entering the lagoon, the staff makes you shower and provides free conditioner. Make sure you apply a ton of conditioner and leave it in your hair while you're in the lagoon. This will help to keep your hair hydrated and protected from the effects of the geothermal water. Even though your probably want Instagram-worthy pics with your hair looking nice, it is not worth it! Just use the conditioner. I also wouldn't recommend fully submerging in the lagoon -- keep your head and hair above water. - There are several water taps and cups located around the lagoon so you don't need to worry about drinking water during your visit. - Bring a waterproof sleeve for your phone so you can take pictures in the lagoon. - I recommend spending about 2 hours here, but depending on how long you want to relax for, you could spend up to 4+ hours! - The staff will store any luggage for you for a small fee, so if for some reason you go straight here from the airport without picking up your van/car first, you'll have a place to safely store your stuff. "
"Reservations required ahead of time. You can book them online or call in advance. We did the Premium Package, which we would highly recommend! We paid $82 USD each for the following: - Entrance to the Blue Lagoon - Silica mud mask - Two additional masks of your choice - Use of towel - 1st drink of your choice - Use of bathrobe - 1 glass of sparkling wine if dining at Lava restaurant We liked this package because since it was chilly outside, the bathrobe was very nice to have and the 3 masks made it feel like we got the full experience. Other package options include the Comfort Package for $63 USD: -Entrance to the Blue Lagoon -Silica mud mask -Use of towel -1st drink of your choice This is your most basic package. PHOTO TIP: They charge an insane amount of money for commercial photography here, but we asked and they do allow personal cameras/tripods. We just set up our tripod near the closest outlet of the lagoon to the entrance of the pools for a short amount of time and snapped quickly. It's very crowded here so you'll likely have to remove people from your photos if you visit mid day. We highly recommend bringing a Go Pro and Waterproof Case for your phone!"
"***One of the top 5 things to do in Iceland*** Journey through the famous Golden Circle of Iceland. See the site of the first Icelandic parliament and the stunning Oxarafoss waterfall in Thingvellir National Park. Next, head to the geothermal area known for Geysirs and watch one erupt! After warming up by the Geysirs you'll head to the stunning Gullfoss waterfall- one of the most powerful and awe inspiring waterfalls in Iceland. Next stop a 3000 year old volcanic crater- Kerid, after which you journey through vast lava fields and cone volcanos in the Reykjanes Penninsular to the iconic Blue Lagoon where you enjoy 2 hours soaking away and relaxing in pure bliss. Top top: This tour is for if you don't have your own car, if you have your own- drive to each location and check them out independently so you can go at your own pace. "

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