The Top 5 Hotels for a Honeymoon in Iceland

With awe-inspiring natural wonders like the Northern Lights, out-of-this-world outdoor pursuits, and a lively capital, it’s easy to see why Iceland ranks as one of our most popular European honeymoon destinations.

If you’ll be heading to the “land of fire and ice” for your ultimate getaway, drop your bags at any of these incredible hotels. Highlights include a brand new resort at the Blue Lagoon, an adventure hotel in the countryside, and boutique properties in Reykjavik.

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The Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland

Nearly every person who travels to Iceland makes time for a soak in the world-famous Blue Lagoon, a naturally forming geothermal pool surrounded by 800-year-old lava fields. This blue-hued hot spring is not only an Instagram-must, but it also supposedly has healing properties (the average 100-degree waters are rich in minerals like silica and sulfur).

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5 Activity Ideas for an Iceland Honeymoon

Traveling to the enchanting country of Iceland for your honeymoon? Add these once-in-a-lifetime activities and experiences to your list.

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Northern Lights by Boat

View the Northern Lights from the North Atlantic Ocean as you sail along the coastline outside of Reykjavik. Not only will couples have a jaw-dropping perspective of the aurora borealis, but also a prime vantage point of Iceland’s mountains and the beautiful capital lit up at night. Cozy overalls and warm beverages are provided as well.


Believe it or not, you can snorkel in Iceland. This one-of-a-kind experience at Silfra will have you floating between two continental plates in crystal-clear water. You’ll have an amazing perspective of the mesmerizing colors and features of this underwater world.

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Honeymoon Inspiration: Lagoon Bar in Blue Lagoon, Iceland

Traveling to Iceland for your upcoming honeymoon? Don’t miss out on the Lagoon Bar experience at the Blue Lagoon, easily Iceland’s most famous geothermal pool.

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On top of incredible scenery and rejuvenating aqua-blue waters, couples won’t even have to leave the water to enjoy a signature cocktail or glass of wine. Thanks to electronic wristbands, newlyweds can order drinks from the swim-up bar without the hassle of needing a credit card or cash.

To fully embrace your surroundings, be sure to try their “Into the Blue” drink, which is made with Bacardi Razz, blue Curacao, blueberries, lime, and 7Up.


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