A full fitness center, some outdoor sports, a few table games, and some extras make up the fitness regimen on the ship.
Deck 10 wraps around most of the ship. There are tables and loungers aft, starboard and port. At mid-ship are Club HAL and The Loft, areas devoted to kids and teens.
Table tennis is found near the kids areas.
The Green House Spa is an attractive facility with lots of light, comforting colors. In keeping with Nieuw Amsterdam’s modern trappings, the reception desk is stylish with a red counter, limited seating in something like metal garden chairs, and a few statues. Behind reception is the hair and beauty salon, which has its own relaxation and waiting area.
Treatment rooms are either interior or ocean-view, some have showers (for mud therapies) and others are set up for hydrotherapies, including massage rooms designated for couples treatments.
HAL encourages to book spa appointments in advance, but also offers specials during the cruise.
A fully equipped, moderate size Fitness Center is located in back of the spa, with treadmills, stationary bikes, stair climbers, rowing machines, weights and weight machines. Most of the treadmills have a sea view over the bow of the ship. Fitness classes include yoga, pilates, indoor cycling and Cardio Ki-Bo Circuit Training, all supervised by trained instructors. Classes are $12 each ($40 for four); personal trainers are also available—$85 for one session or $209 for three.
The minimum age for guests to use the fitness center is 16 years. A hydrotherapy bubbling pool with warm, therapeutic seawater is also available, for a fee.
Some treatments include facial therapies, massages with fragrant oils, therapeutic water treatments, steam and herbal baths. You can partake in hot stone massages, pedicures, facials, hair styling, and acupuncture; just about everything you can imagine for beauty and relaxation.
Massage therapy comes inspired from cultures around the world, from Hawaiian Lomi Lomi to Chinese Tui Na.
Treatment prices start at $109 for sunless tanning, $125 for a tri-enzyme facial, $149 for a 50-minute aroma stone massage, and go up to $265 for an absolute spa ritual that includes both a facial and a massage.
In the hair and beauty salon, you can get extensive hair styling from $35, to a jewel foot ritual with pedicure for $70, to tooth whitening for $149. They also have treatments specifically for the men-folk.
Basketball, ping-pong, tennis, volleyball are available at the sports court on Deck 11.
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