Sure there are hot springs all around the island that you can pay for but why do that when you can swim in the country’s oldest pool that can be found in the middle of it’s own little paradise?
This is probably one of the main draws for coming to Iceland and depending on the time of the year, your chances of seeing the Aurora Borealis is very high.
They call it the “5 million star hotel” and with 5 bubbles in their collection, this is your chance to get away from the city lights and situate yourself right along the Golden Circle route.
It’s a surreal landscape that provides an endless number of photo opportunities. Just be prepared for the 50 minute hike each way since cars are no longer able to drive right up to it.
One of my favourite thrilling landscapes is this one in the Snaefellsnes peninsula which features twin waterfalls and the giant Gandalf hat mountain of Kirkjufell as the backdrop.