New oceanfront geothermal lagoon to open in Iceland in 2021

Attractions and hospitality company Pursuit has unveiled plans to expand its collection of travel experiences with the development of an oceanfront geothermal lagoon.

Located in Kársnes Harbour, Kópavogur, minutes from Reykjavik city centre, Sky Lagoon will showcase expansive ocean vistas.

The lagoon’s design draws inspiration from the landscapes of Iceland, creating an oasis within the city. Its unobstructed 70m (230 ft) infinity-edge will produce a visual effect that will blend into the ocean landscape. Further design elements are influenced by Icelandic culture, creating a distinctive guest experience modelled after Icelandic turf houses and its restorative spa-like ritual rooted in Icelandic tradition.

Other facilities will include cold pool and sauna experiences, an in-lagoon bar, dining experience and retail offerings.

"We are thrilled to unveil plans to develop a remarkable geothermal lagoon experience along one of Iceland's most stunning oceanfront locations," says Dagny Petursdottir, general manager, Sky Lagoon. 

"The rejuvenating and relaxing retreat, situated against the dramatic backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean yet so close to Reykjavik's vibrant urban centre, will enable guests to connect with mind, body and spirit through the radiant powers of geothermal waters while taking in such impressive ocean views."

The facilities around the geothermal lagoon experience are currently in construction, and are anticipated to open spring of 2021.  

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