From Nauthólsvík geothermal beach. The hot tub will remain closed for some time.

Nauthólsvík Beach to Reopen Monday

News Tagged with “Swimming”
A colorful gathering.

Cold Start to New Year

2 Jan It has become increasingly popular to begin the year in Iceland by dressing up and going swimming in the cold ocean.

The group of students gathered by an outdoor chessboard by Reykjavík Harbor.

Crossing the Ocean to Learn to Swim

19 Sep They had never seen a horse before and never learned to swim.

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Jellyfish Swim across English Channel

11 Sep A group of six Icelandic female swimmers who call themselves Marglytturnar, meaning “the Jellyfish,” completed a relay swim across the English Channel last night.

Marglytturnar, with Captain Peter Reed.

Jellyfish Wait for Window to Open

9 Sep A group of Icelandic female swimmers, who call themselves Marglytturnar, meaning “the Jellyfish,” are hoping to be able to start their relay swim across the English Channel tonight.

President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, reaching shore with Marglytturnar.

President Enjoys Company of Jellyfish

13 Aug Swimming in the company of jellyfish is not something people generally do with a smile.

Haukur Bergssteinsson has now made 1500 swims across the Nauthólsvík cove.

Eighty-year-old Icelander swears by cold ocean swims

12 Apr 2017 A group of people gathered this week to see Haukur Bergsteinsson swim to shore to celebrate his 1500th swim at Nauthólsvík beach in Reykjavik. Bergsteinsson turns 81 this year and swears by cold ocean swims for good health.

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