Hvammsvík
Kjósarhreppur
276 Mosfellsbær
Iceland
[email protected]
+354 5105900

Our Facilities

Choose Your Experience

Our changing facilities are a reflection of our deep connection with nature, drawing inspiration from the simplicity of old barracks and infused with understated luxury. Immerse yourself in the natural rhythm of our surroundings; take your time in the hot springs as the tide rises, and you might even discover the joy of swimming alongside seals in the Atlantic Ocean. As our guest, you enjoy unrestricted access to our poolside bar, the geothermal steam room, the allure of black beaches, and breathtaking views. It’s an invitation to embrace the beauty around you, with every element designed to complement your immersive experience in nature.

The Traditional Icelandic Way

Do like the locals and try the natural outdoor locker room. We ensure you that the changing facilities are covered and heated. You’ll get a set of keys to lockers to keep your items safe. The showers have natural shampoo, conditioner, and body wash from the Hvammsvik At Home collection. Enjoy full access to our eight hot springs, rejuvenating steam room, and after a soak in the hot springs we recommend you grab a bite to eat at our bistro.

The Classic Way

The Classic Way allows you to enjoy our rustic yet modern changing facilities. You will receive your own locker in which you can put your personal items in whilst enjoying the hot springs. The changing rooms feature private lockers, personal showers, and exclusive changing rooms. Elevate your bathing ritual with our Hvammsvík shampoo, conditioner, and body wash, with a Hvammsvík scent to refresh your hair and skin. Enjoy full access to our eight hot springs, rejuvenating steam room, and after a soak in the hot springs we recommend you grab a bite to eat at our bistro.

Upgrade

If you choose the upgraded stay at Hvammsvík Hot Springs you will have access to a few of our amenities, including complimentary towels, wading shoes for those seeking adventure in the Atlantic Ocean, a refreshing glass of sparkling wine or an alternative beverage of your choice, and of course full access to our eight hot springs and steam room. The changing rooms feature private lockers, personal showers, and exclusive changing rooms.

Explore our Bistro and Bar

After unwinding in our Hot Springs, consider treating yourself to a satisfying culinary experience with our array of light dishes. Our menu features delicious options inspired by the local environment, with standouts like our well-loved fish soup and traditional Icelandic breads crafted from herbs and ingredients sourced from the Walefjords. For a taste of the authentic flavors that define our region, take a look at our menu HERE. It’s a straightforward invitation to enjoy a hearty meal influenced by the richness of our surroundings.

FAQ

Hvammsvik Hot Springs are open daily from 10am to 10pm

(last entry at 8.30pm).

Restrictions may apply at certain times. These are reflected in the availability of open slots on those days as seen in the booking engine.

Hvammsvík Hot Springs are only a 45 minutes drive from downtown Reykjavík. See further information on how to best get here on the How to find us section.

You need to book your ticket online in advance with a credit card or a gift card code. Hvammsvik Hot Springs is a cashless location, but we accept all major cards.

The age limit is 10 years old. Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a guardian (18 years or older).

There is a parking area reserved for guests at Hvammsvík Hot Springs. You cannot enter the area or the parking without a prior booking that allows you to enter the property gate.

At Hvammsvík Hot Springs we offer you to stay as long as you like after entry. Just make sure to stay hydrated! When you feel that it is time to exit the pools you can continue to enjoy the location and surroundings at our Bar & Eatery while enjoying a warm seafood soup and other refreshments.

Icelandic weather is notoriously unpredictable. Hvammsvik Hot Springs generally stay open, as long as the roads that will lead you to us are open. But it does happen on occasions that The Icelandic Road and Coastal Administration closes roads due to bad weather or severe weather forecasts. Information on road closures in and around Hvammsvík can be found here.

If we foresee closures we will do our best to contact guests with bookings on those dates and reschedule as possible.

You can rent a towel at Hvammsvík Hot Springs. We also offer swim shoes for rent if you prefer to use them when navigating the different surfaces of Hvammsvík Hot Springs. As the hot springs are in a completely natural setting, there can be sharp and slippery edges on the rocks, paths and beaches. You can add a towel and/or swim shoe rental to your ticket as you book or you can request it at reception as you check-in.

Yes, the cleaning fee for the rental of the barn house is 75.000 kr.

Yes, but there is a bottle fee for each bottle that is opened during the day. 3.500 kr. for wine and 500 kr. for beer and sodas.

Guests are permitted to stay in the barn house until 22:00.

Yes, in our barn house we have high speed internet, a 65” tv screen with both HDMI and Apple TV connected as well as a Bluetooth speaker.

No we do not offer any discounts on food or drinks, however, our prices have been thought out with larger groups in mind.

We cannot guarantee entry if you arrive at a time different from your booking. There is limited availability at Hvammsvík Hot Springs at each point in time, to ensure as a unique and authentic experience as possible for our guests. Tickets do however have a one-hour window of flexibility around the reserved entry time.

Due to new SCA regulations that took effect in the EEA in 2021 you might face an issue when making payment if you have not set up customer authentication on your card. Should you experience this issue please call us on +354 5105900 so we can assist you in making a reservation over the phone.

You are welcome to if you want, but you can also simply show your e-ticket on your mobile device.

We strongly recommend booking in advance of your arrival to avoid wait times or disappointment. We do accept walk-in guests provided we have availability at the time. To check availability and book, please click here.

All guests are welcome at Hvammsvík Hot Springs regardless of their gender identity. At this time we have female and male gendered change rooms and shower facilities. Guests are free to choose the changing room they feel most comfortable using.

If you require a more private changing area, please alert a staff member at the reception and they will go through options we can offer. There is a private area in the changing rooms that can be used to change in and in the shower facilities there are some shower cubicles with doors.

Guests at Hvammsvík Hot Springs are required to wear swimwear in and around the pools at all times, including the steam room. If you forgot to pack your swimwear – don’t worry, we’ve got you covered as you can rent swimwear at our reception.

Hvammsvik Hot Springs has eight pools of varying temperature that are situated right by the Atlantic ocean. Water levels of some of our natural pools fluctuate with the tides and the temperatures of those pools vary greatly between high and low tide. Below is an overview of the expected temperatures of our different pools:

Lounge Pool – 38°C/100°F
Upper Rock Pool – 37°C/98.5°F
Lower Rock Pool – Ocean temperature to 37°C/98.5°F depending on the tides
Ocean Plunge Pool – Ocean temperature
Tidal Pool – Ocean temperature to 35°C/95°F depending on the tides
Old Hot Spring – 40°C/104°F
Upper Beach Pool – 38°C/100°F
Lower Beach Pool – 36°C/97°F

The deepest area at Hvammsvík Hot Springs is around 1m/3.3ft. However the area is exposed to the open ocean that varies in depth depending on the tides, and can quite unpredictably become quite deep. Therefore utmost caution should be kept in and around the ocean at all times.

The pools at Hvammvík Hot Springs are all shallow, with the deepest area being around 1m/3.3ft. However the area is exposed to the open ocean that varies in depth depending on the tides, and can quite unpredictably become quite deep.

Guests that do not know how to swim should stay clear of the pools that are exposed to the open ocean and never enter the ocean! However, the Lounge Pool, Old Hot Spring, Higher Rock Pool and Higher Beach Pool should not pose any danger to non-swimmers.

Contact the staff at the reception should you wish to borrow a flotation vest for added safety.

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How to find us

Hvammsvík,

276 Mosfellsbær, Iceland

Hot Springs

Come Find Us

Hvammsvík is a truly unique location, only 45 minutes drive from Reykjavik city center.

Hvammsvik Hot Springs are open daily from 10am to 10pm (last entry at 8.30pm).

Tickets need to be purchased online ahead of your visit. A booking is needed to enter the Hvammsvík estate grounds, so please make sure to check availability and book before you stop by.

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