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Silica Hotel

3 nights for £860 PP inc flights 5 nights for £1,440 PP inc flights 7 nights for £2,010 PP inc flights

Silica Hotel

Grindavik, Iceland
3 nights for £860 PP inc flights 5 nights for £1,440 PP inc flights 7 nights for £2,010 PP inc flights
Think of Iceland and images of hot springs, striking natural scenery and snow are sure to enter your mind. Silica Hotel has you right in the heart of all of this. Located in the town of Grindavik, you’re only a 10-minute walk away from Blue Lagoon and as a guest you also receive premium access to this top Icelandic attraction.
 
Rooms at Silica Hotel are stunning, with modern interiors framed by wonderful views courtesy of the large windows. Get closer to the vistas by taking advantage of the private veranda, or alternatively take a dip in the waters of the onsite lagoon which is often quieter than its more popular neighbour. There’s a fitness centre if you want to pump up the adrenaline before exploring the area, while the chance to indulge in a spa treatment or two is also available. Foodwise, devour the traditional treats of the Blue Lagoon restaurant which you also have access to.
 
  • Fantastic location in Grindavik with nothing but lava fields and lagoon waters surrounding you
  • Spacious and modern rooms act as wonderful bases
  • Enjoy complimentary entry to The Blue Lagoon
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Best for: Adventure, Christmas, Couples, Ski, Sports, Wellness
Style: Contemporary

DETAILS:

  • Best for: Adventure, Christmas, Couples, Ski, Sports, Wellness
  • Style: Contemporary
  • Currency: isk
  • Board Basis: Bed & Breakfast, Room Only

Best Time To Travel

Average Temperatures
Jan: 0°c   Feb: 0°c   Mar: 0°c  
Apr: 3°c   May: 6°c   Jun: 9°c  
Jul: 11°c   Aug: 11°c   Sep: 7°c  
Oct: 4°c   Nov: 3°c   Dec: 2°c  

Our Expert View:

“Make sure to have a stroll along the various walking paths around Silica Hotel. There’s nothing quite like hiking through ancient volcanic lava fields and snow. It’s sure to be a story to tell loved ones back home,”
 
Charley Curwood, personal travel executive

Charley, Personal Travel Executive

Amenities:

  • Fitness Centre
  • Swimming Pool
  • Concierge Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Spa Treatments Available
  • Spa Access
  • Lagoon
  • Lagoon Access
  • Restaurant Access
  • Breakfast Buffet
  • Complimentary Breakfast

ACCOMMODATION

35 rooms make up the accommodation choices at Silica Hotel. Comfortable, modern and minimalist, you won’t want to leave whichever option you go for especially as the views of the lava fields, geothermal resource park or volcano are spectacular. Interiors are modern in design with common earthy tones and a white colour palette. If that wasn’t enough, premium entrance to the Blue Lagoon and Silica Lagoon is also included.

Lava Deluxe Room

  • 280ft2
  • Lava Field Views, Geothermal Resource Park Views
The Lava Deluxe Room is a simple and modern choice that ensures a marvellous stay. You have a choice of either a king-size bed or two twins, and each come with a private veranda to relax on. Views of the lava fields or the geothermal resource park are easily the star of the show, and the large windows ensure you can see such beauty wherever you are in the room. Amenities include a cable television and a walk-in shower.
  • 280ft2
  • Lava Field Views, Geothermal Resource Park V...

Mountain Deluxe Room

  • 280ft2
  • Volcanic Horizon Views
Walk into the Mountain Deluxe Room and you’re greeted with expansive views of Iceland. The private veranda ensures you have the best spot to see the sunset, and the premium entrance to Blue Lagoon and Silica Lagoon guarantees rest and relaxation of the highest standard. A walk-in shower can be found in the bathroom, decorated in a modern style in-keeping with the rest of this choice.
  • 280ft2
  • Volcanic Horizon Views

Silica Deluxe Room

  • 280ft2
  • Lagoon Views
Sublime serenity is on the cards when staying in the Silica Deluxe Room. Surrounded by the mineral-rich waters of the lagoon, you can really cut yourself off from the world and focus on me-time.  Premium entrance to the Blue Lagoon and Silica Lagoon come as standard, along with a complimentary breakfast and use of the fitness centre. 
  • 280ft2
  • Lagoon Views

Location

  • Secluded enough to enjoy some peace and quiet yet close to some of Iceland’s top attractions, Silica Hotel is in the perfect location. Just 45-minutes from Reykjavik International Airport and a 10-minute walk to Blue Lagoon which all guests receive access to, you’ve hit the jackpot here. The geothermic area of Krýsuvík is 30-minutes away by car while the Gunnuhver Hot Springs are only a 25-minute drive away. Alternatively, for some urban adventures head to the town of Keflavík, 20-minutes away by car, or the capital city of Reykjavik which is an hour’s drive.

    Secluded enough to enjoy some peace and quiet yet close to some of Iceland’s top attractions, Silica Hotel is in the perfect location. Just 45-minutes from Reykjavik International Airport and a 10-minute walk to Blue Lagoon which all guests receive access to, you’ve hit the jackpot here. The geothermic area of Krýsuvík is 30-minutes away by car while the Gunnuhver Hot Springs are only a 25-minute drive away. Alternatively, for some urban adventures head to the town of Keflavík, 20-minutes away by car, or the capital city of Reykjavik which is an hour’s drive.
  • How to get there:
    45-minutes by car from Reykjavik International Airport
  • Currency:
    isk

DINING

While there are no restaurants or bars at Silica Hotel, you do have access to the two eateries at Blue Lagoon, just a 10-minute walk away. Devour Icelandic dishes at Moss Restaurant and Lava Restaurant, and you can even enjoy lunch in your robe at the latter, which serves traditional cuisine. The café is perfect for quick dishes that ensure you won’t be going hungry, too. Back at Silica Hotel, breakfast is served in a dining room off the hotel lobby that overlooks the lagoon. 

Moss Restaurant

  • Icelandic
  • Smart/Casual
  • No
  • Yes
Traditional Icelandic cuisine is top of the menu at Moss Restaurant. Standing proud on the highest point of Blue Lagoon, panoramic views of Grindavik are the perfect accompaniment to your meal. The restaurant was recommended in the 2019 Michelin Guide and award-winning cuisine is sure to whet your whistle. Choose from either a five or seven-course set menu, with vegan options available, or alternatively reserve a spot on the Chef’s Table and embark on a culinary journey across seven dishes.

Lava Restaurant

  • Traditional
  • Relaxed
  • No
Open for lunch and dinner, Lava Restaurant is sure to please your palate. Showcasing only the best Icelandic cuisine, you can enjoy dishes either from the set or á la carte menu with all tastes catered for. Freshly caught fish and local ingredients are used throughout, but make sure to save room for dessert as you can enjoy delights such as crème brûlée or mango chocolate mousse with vanilla ice cream and salted caramel. The restaurant itself is built into an 800-year-old lava cliff on the west bank of the Blue Lagoon, so the views are incredible.

LEISURE

Relaxation knows no bounds here. With the hotel having its very own lagoon for a secluded soak as well as the chance to experience Blue Lagoon, one of Iceland’s most popular attractions, the ultimate unwind always on the cards. What’s more, Silica Hotel also has a fitness centre where you can retain your current routine with a treadmill, Stairmaster and free weights. 

Serenity at Silica

Let the natural rejuvenating properties take over when bathing in the mineral-rich waters of the Silica Lagoon. Open from 9am to 10pm every day, whenever you need to relax, you’re able to do so in style. Views of lava fields and the stunning local area of Grindavik are the perfect complement. The hotel also offers the chance to have a salt body scrub here or a foot and leg massage. Ideal for aches and pains, you’ll be feeling on top-of-the-world in no time.
 

Soak up the TLC

If you’re staying at this hotel then you can upgrade your premium entrance to the Blue Lagoon with a treatment or two at The Retreat Spa. There’s a range of facials, massages and body rituals available, all of which utilise the revitalising powers of geothermal seawater and the stunning volcanic landscape.
  
The Blue Lagoon Ritual is yet another top selling point of this hotel. An exhilarating experience that takes you on a journey through the elements, you’re taken to a chamber and provided with silica, algae and minerals to use and relax with. Rejuvenating and detoxifying the skin, you’ll be feeling on top of the world in no time. The Retreat Lagoon is also found here. Flowing from the same spring of geothermal seawater as the Blue Lagoon, a soak in these waters is sure to revitalise.
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