Eskifjordur Swimming Pool | Sundlaug Eskifjörður

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Eskifjordur Swimming Pool | Sundlaug Eskifjörður
Address
Dalbraut 3a
Eskifjordur, Eastern Region IS-735
ICELAND
Telephone
476-1218 or 476-1238

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
ISK 900. [May, 2019]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m, 4 lanes , outdoors , heated , 27ºC (81ºF)

Location

County/Region
Eastern Region
GPS
65.077496, -14.037824

Teams That Use This Facility

We have no web links or contact information for teams that train at this facility.

Facility Notes

The facility also has a Facebook page.
The local tourism website also has a page about the pool, with some nice photos but, when we visited in May, 2019, the admission prices were well out of date. See it HERE.

Facility Reviews

Photographs really do not do this place justice. The setting is extraordinary, with steep fjord walls on either side bedecked with braided waterfalls. I paid ISK 900, which included a lockable locker. Shoes off before entering the locker room! Shower nude, scrubbing all of the public-health-important parts of your body – see diagram in shower – with soap and hot water. The 25 meter pool is somewhat shallow at the shallow end and can be divided into four lanes, although at the time of my visit it was only divided into two narrow and one wide. A waterslide in spirals adorns a smaller children’s pool and there are two or three smaller soaking tubs at higher temperatures than the lap pool. No swim cap is required. Unlike many pools in Iceland, this one has backstroke flags. At the bottom of the pool there is the unavoidable windblown volcanic grit, but the water is crystal clear and exceptionally clean.
[May, 2019]