The Amsterdam Mamas Recommend awards shine a spotlight on the best family activities, events, and services in the city for all budgets, ages, and interests. Nominated by parents; voted for by parents.

Presenting the winner of the category Best Relaxation/Spa for Parents in Amsterdam:

Spa Sport Hotel Zuiver 

Spa Zuiver offers the ultimate spa experience in its beautiful facility on the edge of the Amsterdamse Bos. Step out of your daily routine and pamper yourself. Alone. With a friend. With a partner. Experience this Amsterdam institution with one of several 10-year Spa Zuiver anniversary packages. Get a massage. Take a sauna. Treat yourself to a healthy and delicious meal. Our community has been recommending Spa Zuiver for years. Never forget that to look after others, you need to also look after yourself. For those members of our community not quite ready to go the full Dutch, take note, Tuesdays and Thursdays are swimwear days. 


Honorable Mentions:


Doctor Feelgood 

Amstel Hotel 

Look for the Mamas Recommend window sticker, certificate, or online logo around the city, and you’ll be sure that the business or service you are using is tried and trusted by the Amsterdam Mamas community!

Photo credit: Spa Sport Hotel Zuiver 

Rachel Perry

Rachel Perry is the British mama of three grown-up and almost grown-up half French children and has lived in the Netherlands since 2006, after spending her earlier life in the United Kingdom, Luxembourg, France, the USA, and Spain. Formerly Editor in Chief at Amsterdam Mamas, she has a PhD in Architectural History and is a translator specialising in English, French, Dutch and Spanish and writer.