Hot water springs at lake Urriðavatn
Vök Baths is a new destination opened in summer 2019 by lake Urriðavatn, just northwest from Egilsstaðir, in Eastern Iceland. The water at Vök streams from hot springs deep under the lake. Years ago, during the long arctic winters, the locals noticed that the lake ice always melted in the same place. Our name, Vök, is the Icelandic word for these melted ice holes. Today, these hot springs supply all of the hot water for the surrounding area.
The hot spring water is so clean you can drink it, making it the only certified drinkable hot spring water in Iceland. Our café-restaurant will serve tisanes, soups, hot dishes and cakes made with organic ingredients from local producers.
Enjoy a day of pampering at a scenic location – Vök Baths in Egilsstadir. Guarantee your spot and avoid long waiting times in ticket lines by pre-booking your admission in advance. There’s plenty to do on a site including thermal pools, floating pools, a pool bar, and a cafe-restaurant. Cold tunnels and sauna will be ready soon.
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Standard rate includes admission to Vök Baths and a tisane brewed from the spring water & local herbs at the infusion bar.
Comfort rate includes admission to Vök Baths, a tisane brewed from the spring water & local herbs at the infusion bar and a drink at the outdoor pool bar.
Premium rate includes admission to Vök Baths, a tisane brewed from the spring water & local herbs at the infusion bar, a drink at the outdoor pool bar and tasters from the restaurant.
What to bring
Swimming suit and towel. It is also possible to rent a towel and swimming suit at the reception.
Meeting point Vok Baths – Urridavatn , Egilsstadir, IS
Duration 1 hours30 min