Sustainable Luxury at The Retreat at Blue Lagoon
1 month ago - By Global Traveler
At once striking and serene, The Retreat at Blue Lagoon in Iceland emerges from the surrounding moss-enveloped Illahraun lava field in a way suggesting it's always been part of the landscape. The luxurious and intimately sized hotel comprises part of the complex associated with Iceland's famous and well-loved Blue Lagoon thermal pools. Designed and built with the simple objective of “harmony, not contrast,” the 62-suite hotel is a model of sustainability, utilizing geothermal energy for 100 percent of its heating, electricity and hot water needs. Lighting elements employ the concept of...
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