Iceland's largest hot tub located in the new Holuhraun lava field, central highlands
By Staff |Sep 21 2015
What's most likely Iceland's largest hot tub has formed in the middle of the Holuhraun lava field, central highlands. Filled with warm glacial water from Dyngjujökull glacier that seeps from under the hot lava rocks, the pool allows hikers to relax and soothe their weary limbs in the warm waters.
The pool has expansive views of the Holuhraun lava field and, according to mountain guide Hörður Jónasson, its water is usually a cosy 35 to 40 degrees Celsius (95 to 104 Fahrenheit) but has been known to reach a more dangerous 50 degrees (122 Fahrenheit), so guest need to show caution. Hörður also advises hikers not to enter the pool barefoot."The lava is very sharp and guests need to wear shoes while bathing to prevent cuts and gashes," Hörður told newsagent Vísir.