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What's better than ending a good day in a hot tub and sauna? Discover spas in Austurland.

Baðhúsið – SPA
Baðhúsið – SPA is situated on the ground floor of Gistihúsið – Lake Hotel Egilsstadir. It features a comfortable, indoor hot tub (40°C) and a mild sauna which combines the comforts of the steam room and the dry sauna. Its humidity is around 60% and it warms up to 65°C. There is also a cool sitting pool at 10°C. Relaxing areas are both indoors and outside. The view from Baðhúsið – SPA across the lake Lagarfljót is very beautiful. We want our guest’s visit to the spa to be an enjoyable experience of tranquility, relaxation, and rejuvenation. Bathrobes and towels are provided in the dressing rooms. Pool service can be provided at your convenience from our special Baðhúsið – SPA menu. Please observe that the hotel does not guarantee the security of valuable items, such as jewelry, in the dressing rooms at the Baðhúsið – SPA. Age limit for the Baðhúsið – SPA is 12 years of age.
Blábjörg Resort
Blábjörg Resort is located in the idyllic fishing village of Bakkagerði in Borgarfjörður eystri. Surrounded by beautiful mountains and unique nature, various hiking trails and outdoor activities can be found here both during the summer and winter seasons. Rising out of the village is the mystical Elf City, Álfaborg, where the elves watch over the town and its visitors. Hafnarhólmi, the puffin colony, is buzzing with birdlife from early April to the middle of August and is unique to experience.  At Blábjörg, we have a variety of options available for your stay. Blábjörg features a guesthouse with shared facilities, hotel rooms with private facilities, luxury apartments, a restaurant, and a spa. Frystiklefinn, our restaurant, puts great effort into our menu and includes fresh local ingredients in all our dishes. Musteri Spa offers a variety of treatments, both for your body and spirit. Our guesthouse offers 11 small, but cozy rooms with three shared bathrooms, together with the new hotel building with nine deluxe double rooms, all with private bathrooms, balconies, and picturesque views.  In addition, we offer four self-contained apartments - two studio apartments with an ocean view, a 2-bedroom apartment, and a 3-bedroom apartment.
Vök Baths
Vök Baths is a geothermal destination on the beautiful Lake Urriðavatn in East Iceland. Located only 5-kilometres northwest of Egilsstaðir, the largest settlement in the East, Vök Baths is an essential stop on any visit to this part of the country.
Gistihúsið - Lake Hotel Egilsstaðir
Gistihúsið – Lake Hotel Egilsstadir is an established, family-run hotel in a farming district. It meets all modern standards of services and amenities, quality, sophistication, and comfort. Yet it faithfully maintains its ethnic origins as the hotel was founded in 1903, providing its unique atmosphere. Guests can choose between residing in rooms decorated in a romantic style with antiques in the older part of the hotel or furnished in a stylish contemporary way located in the more recent part. Gistihúsið – Lake Hotel Egilsstadir is built on the river banks of the great and beautiful Lagarfljót by the town of Egilsstaðir and is as such centrally situated in East-Iceland. It is comfortably located for transport via air or by land; only a stone's throw away from main route one and Egilsstaðir airport. Baðhúsið – SPA is situated on the ground floor of Gistihúsið – Lake Hotel Egilsstadir. It features a comfortable, indoor hot tub (40°C) and a mild sauna that combines the comforts of the steam room and the dry sauna. Its humidity is around 60%, and it warms up to 65°C. There is also a cool sitting pool at 10°C. Relaxing areas are both indoors and outside. The view from Baðhúsið – SPA across the lake Lagarfljót is breathtaking. We want our guest's visit to the spa to be an enjoyable experience of tranquility, relaxation, and rejuvenation. Bathrobes and towels are provided in the dressing rooms. Pool Service can be provided at your convenience from our special Baðhúsið – SPA menu.Please note: The hotel does not guarantee the security of valuable items, such as jewelry, in the dressing rooms at the spa. The age limit for the spa is 12 years old. Eldhúsið - restaurant, the hotel's restaurant is innovative and ambitious. Eldhúsið offers Icelandic as well as international cuisine. The service is personal, cooking ingredients are fresh, local, and always of the very best quality for each season. Like the hotel itself, its cuisine is rooted in solid tradition. Still, the ingredients are now introduced with subtle changes and serve its meals with a new perspective, resulting in memorable culinary experiences. We value the quality of ingredients, and most of it is Icelandic, organic, and grown locally. Gistihúsið - Lake Hotel Egilsstadir has cross-country skis for rent during the winter. Multiple cross-country tracks are located in close proximity to the hotel. Ask in the reception which tracks are available during your stay.
Wilderness center
Wilderness Center of Iceland - Center of Recreation The Wilderness Center is an authentic and peaceful hideaway, located right on the edge of Northern Europe´s most extensive wilderness. One can experience the spirit of the past through a variety of services, such as unique accommodation, local food, exhibitions, horse riding and hiking, stargazing/Aurora station, day tours, escorted tours, super jeep tours, and tailor-made tours. The center's tranquil and pleasant location, as well as the distinct choice of accommodation and unique setting both indoors and out, will draw guests into adventures of the past and offer a unique atmosphere. Delicious food from local ingredients is cooked from scratch in the open home-style kitchen. Cakes and bread are also home-made. The Center offers a variety of activity and services. One can go hiking along waterfalls, cross the river on a cable-bridge, go horseback riding, rent mountain bikes, go fishing, gaze at the stars in the stargazing hut or visit the creative museum about the history of the Icelandic wilderness, where one can walk into the adventures of the Icelandic wilderness and be touched by the dramatic struggle between the forces of nature and the Icelander´s fight to survive. Many different day tours can be made from the Wilderness Center either self-drive or escorted. For example to Hengifoss, Laugarfell hot springs, Snæfell area, Hafrahvammagljúfur canyons and many more. Multi-day, tailormade tours can also be arranged, all year around. MUSEUM - HIKING - RIDING - MOUNTAIN BIKING - FISHING - STARGAZING - ACCOMMODATION - LOCAL FOOD - GUIDED TOURS TEL: +354 440 8822 / info@wilderness.is / www.wilderness.is