Normally the average time people spend in the lagoon itself is around two hours. After that you can have lunch at our Blue Café or LAVA restaurant. Most of our visitors take 3-4 hours to fully enjoy Blue Lagoon. You should consider visiting Blue Lagoon the day you arrive in Iceland.
The warm waters are rich in minerals like silica and sulfur and bathing in the Blue Lagoon is reputed to help some people suffering from skin diseases such as psoriasis. The water temperature in the bathing and swimming area of the lagoon averages 37–39 °C (99–102 °F).
The Blue Lagoon is not a natural phenomenon. While Iceland is a country brimming with natural hot springs, the Blue Lagoon isn't one of them. The land is natural, as is the lava that shapes the pool, but the water is actually the result of runoff from the geothermal plant next door.Jun 1, 2012
The water from the Blue Lagoon is a direct result of the geothermal plant found right next door. ... The warm waters are rich in minerals like silica and sulfur and bathing in the Blue Lagoon is reputed to help some people suffering from skin diseases such as psoriasis.Mar 5, 2012