Lava Resort Escape

Discover Iceland's folklore and relax with a geothermal bath surrounded by lava fields

Embark on an exclusive and captivating journey through the magical landscapes and rich cultural tapestry of Iceland’s Snæfellsnes Peninsula.

Departing from Grundarfjörður, your journey commences with a mesmerizing drive across the majestic Berserkjahraun. This ancient lava field, shaped by lava flows that occurred 3,000-4,000 years ago, features a historic pathway marked by old stone cairns that have guided travelers for over a century. Here, amidst the vast lava strewn expanse, delve into the lore and legends rooted in the Icelandic sagas, capturing photographs and exploring hidden enclaves like what the locals call “The Elf City”.

As you venture deeper, discover a breathtaking panoramic viewpoint that offers a complete 360° perspective over the lava field. This view reveals the stunning interplay of red volcanic craters and the vibrant green of moss-covered formations—a visual storytelling of Iceland’s fiery nature.

This exclusive tour culminates at the tranquil Lava Resort, situated on the southern part of Snæfellsnes Peninsula, within ancient lava fields. Here, you are invited to engage in an enchanting walk through the lava fields, guided by a local storyteller that will share her knowledge on the the mythical Hidden People of Iceland and folkloric tales that animate this landscape, providing a deeper connection to the mystical Icelandic environment.

After the walk, refresh with light snacks and enjoy a geothermal bath, central to Icelandic wellness traditions. A sauna is also avilable, as well as a cold lake for those looking to cool down after the hot tub.

This exclusive experience from Grundarfjörður does not only showcase the breathtaking beauty of Iceland but also supports the local communities and preserves the cultural integrity of the region. Our tours are meticulously planned to ensure they leave a lasting impression while promoting sustainable travel practices that benefit our local partners.

Practical Information


31.675 ISK per person

Minimum Age

16 years old

Departure Location

Grundarfjörður Harbour, to the right of where you disembark from your ship/tender

Drop-off Location

Grundarfjörður Harbour


Approximately 4 hours

Group Size

Maximum 15 people

Distance Driven

87 km/ 54 mi

Know before you go

Towels are included.

There are changing rooms and showers next to the hot tub.

Make sure you bring your own swimsuit. It is not possible to rent it at the Lava Resort.

It is advisable to bring slippers.

You will get a sandwich and coffee at the Lava Resort. Additional food or drinks are not included.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation fee of 5% is charged if cancelled anytime after booking, to cover our transaction fees. Cancellation fee of 100% is charged if cancelled 1 day or less before the event. In case of no-port, we will provide a full refund.

We require a minimum of 10 participants to proceed with the tour. Should this threshold not be met, the tour may be subject to cancellation.

Please note that the tour itinerary is subject to change without prior notice due to factors such as changes in the ship’s departure schedule, adverse weather conditions, or road conditions.