Top wellness experiences in Amsterdam
We all deserve some “me time” once in a while and with the Dutch famous for prioritizing their work-life balance, there are plenty of enticing options for you to choose from to treat yourself, work on your fitness, or just simply enjoy a moment to yourself.
House of Rituals Mind & Body Spa
With its location on Spui, not only is the new House of Rituals a sight for sore eyes, where you can browse Rituals’ latest products and even personalise your own fragrance, but it is also home to the world’s very first Mind Spa. The Rituals Mind Spa is a place to get a taste of mental relaxation, meditation and how mindfulness can improve your life. From meditative experiences in the Mind Studio, to a state-of-the-art Brain Massage, or breath sessions led by Wim Hof in the Breathing Bubble, discover the range of experiences here.
Take a Moment in Nature
Where better to enjoy a moment to yourself than the great outdoors? Amsterdamse Bos or the Amsterdam Forest, is one of the largest city parks in Europe and is beautiful at any time of the year. Follow the cycling or walking routes and get lost in the forest, taking in the endless nature views along the way. If you are more of a water baby, head to Zandvoort or Noordwijk and discover the beaches of Amsterdam that line the Dutch coastline, just a short train ride away. As each city rolls into the next, the vast beaches continue as far as the eyes can see.
Koan Floating Pods
Float all your worries away at Koan Float located in the charming Nine Streets of Amsterdam! Discover what it’s like swimming in the Dead Sea or experiencing zero gravity, with a floating session in a Koan Floating Pod. The Koan pods are filled with warm, Epsom-salted water and offer the perfect moment to soothe the body after a busy day exploring Amsterdam. Find out more.
Check out a new Fitness Studio
For fitness enthusiasts among us, the Netherlands is not short of exciting Studios. Shake up your fitness routine by paying a visit to one of the following Studio. For spinning, Rocycle offers a club-like atmosphere to get the blood pumping. Boxing fanatics can check out Round11 for a boxing and strength inspired workout with energetic music to keep you going. Finally, for those wanting an all-round body burn, check out Saints & Stars to certainly be pushed to your fitness limits in a fun atmosphere. Fancy something more leisurely? The Netherlands is not short of green spaces to take yourself out for a run. Or, why not try Absolute Yoga’s weekly free yoga session in Vondelpark itself!