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Iceland’s Blue Lagoon: One of World’s Ten Best Spas

The Condé Nast Traveller magazine recently included Iceland’s Blue Lagoon in a listing of the world’s ten best spas and presented it with the 2009 Readers’ Spa Awards as the winner of the “Medical/Thermal Spa” category.

The award ceremony took place at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park in London on Monday last week.

The Blue Lagoon. Photo by Páll Stefánsson.

Readers were asked to rate spas according to various criteria, such as ambience/decor, body treatments, cuisine and service. The Blue Lagoon received a score of 94.44 out of a possible 100.

According to a Blue Lagoon press release, the spa saw a 14 percent increase in visitors in January compared to the same month last year with more than 17,000 people visiting the spa. The number of native visitors increased by 29 percent year-over-year.

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