Ýmir (center) and Hrefna (far left), in the company of friends and the founders of California Wine Masters.

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From the Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland.

Blue Lagoon Retreat among World’s Best

26 Apr 2019 The Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland has been selected by the US travel magazine AFAR as one of the world’s 27 best new hotels.

The Retreat is a new luxury hotel and spa at the Blue Lagoon.

New luxury hotel at Iceland's Blue Lagoon opens

4 Apr 2018 A new five star hotel opened this Easter at the Blue Lagoon, one of Iceland's most visited tourist attractions.

Hotel Ion is situated in Nesjavellir, a geothermal area near Þingvellir national park in South Iceland.

11 best boutique hotels in Iceland

20 Jun 2017 Website The Culture Trip has selected the 11 best boutique hotels in Iceland with diverse mentions from the swanky 101 hotel in downtown Reykjavik to the country luxury of Hótel Rangá.

Kjós is a lush farm area of Iceland, west of Reykjavik behind Mount Esja.

Family from Singapore to open luxury country hotel near Reykjavik

1 Jun 2017 An extremely wealthy family from Singapore, the Pang family, have purchased the farm Þúfa in the Kjós area which is about half and hour's drive from Reykjavik. The hotel is going to be a luxury hotel for wealthy travellers.

The famous Sandholt bakery is on the left hand side and the hotel is located in the entire row of buildings.

New luxurious hotel opens in historic building in city centre

29 May 2017 A new boutique hotel, Sandhótel, opens on Thursday in seven adjoined buildings on Laugavegur offering 53 rooms. Between the buildings is a new square where people can enjoy snacks from the famous Sandholt bakery next door.

Volcanoes, skyr and the Panama Papers: a 2016 Iceland retrospective

1 Jan 2017 As the new year begins, Iceland Monitor takes a look back over 2016 and some of its most popular news stories for each month. Which is your favourite?

ADVENTURE! Explore Greenland from Iceland

14 Dec 2016 North Iceland tour operator North Sailing has announced a brand-new tour concept for the 2017 Iceland summer season – an eight-day sailing and hiking expedition in East Greenland led by polar explorer Vilborg Arna.

Reykjavik’s five-star Marriott EDITION to open late 2018

10 Oct 2016 Iceland’s first five-star international hotel, a Marriott EDITION in Reykjavik, is set to open in late 2018.

The new resort will feature beer-baths like this one.

Soak in a 38°C beer bath at Iceland’s new beer spa resort

28 Sep 2016 The idea comes from similar beer spas in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, says CEO of Icelandic beer manufacturer Agnes Anna Sigurðardóttir.

Profits at Iceland’s Blue Lagoon up over 36%

27 Sep 2016 The company running Iceland’s famous Blue Lagoon spa resort has posted profits of €15.8 million (approx. ISK 2 billion).

Paltrow took her children on an Iceland adventure this summer.

Gwyneth Paltrow blogs about Iceland trip

16 Sep 2016 Hollywood actress and health guru Gwyneth Paltrow has published a blog on her Goop lifestyle webpage called Five Days in Iceland with GP.

Computer-generated image.

Work begins on new North Iceland spa resort

14 Sep 2016 Work begins today on a brand-new spa resort near the North Iceland town of Húsavík, which is expected to welcome 40,000 visitors in its first year of operations.

Forget mini golf – Iceland has midnight golf!

7 Sep 2016 The number of foreign players enjoying Icelandic golf courses is rising fast – bringing valuable revenue to Iceland’s golf clubs and bringing business at times when locals tend not to play.

The Pacific Princess arrived in Reykjavik yesterday.

Record numbers of tourists expected again in 2017

6 Sep 2016 Records for numbers of people coming to Iceland by air and sea have been falling year on year, and 2017 promises to be no exception.

Iceland's famous Blue Lagoon.

The best of Iceland travel – World Travel Award winners

6 Sep 2016 This weekend saw the conclusion of the 23rd World Travel Awards,with major players in the global travel and tourism industry being rewarded for excellence.




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