Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Zurich

Spa at the Dolder Grand
A 43,000-square-foot, Foster + Partners designed temple of zen calmness with fabulous treatments, a stunning pool and city views
The Spice Gourmet
Dursun
Boat Hire
Zürich can swelter in summer, so take to the lake to escape the heat
Labo
Traverse
Golf Park Otelfingen
Dolder Golf Club
Uetliberg Mountain
The top of Uetliberg mountain may be just 20 minutes by train from central Zürich, but it feels like  another world
Männerbad Schanzengraben
A tranquil swimming pool on the Schanzengraben canal next to the Botanical Gardens
Fitnesspark Münstergasse
Tucked away in Niederdorf is this wonderfully authentic hammam, located in the depths of the Migros Fitnesspark
Boat Trips
Take a ride around the lake to see the city in all its glory
Bicycle hire – Züri Rollt
Zürich is an excellent city to explore by bike, you can cycle around town or go for a gentle ride along the lakeside shore
Zoo Zürich
Perched high on Zürichberg, the Zoo is home to exotic animals from across the globe
Wildnispark Zürich
The Wildnispark spans the Sihlwald forest and the smaller Langenberg park
Walking
Skiing
From January-March, the city empty as Zürchers head to nearby slopes
Strandbad Mythenquai
Verdant, tranquil lake-side beach with 250-metres of sandy beach, and swimming and diving platforms in the lake
Schminkbar
Zürich's smartest nail bar has two locations, both a short walk from the Hauptbahnhof
Seebad Enge / Sauna am See
One of the most attractive of Zürich's badi, Seebad Enge is a popular pool by day and popular bar by night
Seebad Utoquai
Elegant, wooden 19th-century badi on the lake
Frauenbadi
A traditional wooden badi in the heart of the Altstadt, Frauenbadi is one of the oldest in Zürich
Labo Spa
The first day spa in Zürich, Labo Spa opened in 2005 and has picked up plaudits since, most recently 'Best Day Spa in Switzerland' in 2010
Laughing Lemon
Laughing Lemon's cookery courses range from seasonal cooking to taking an in-depth look at the cuisine of a region
Flussbad Oberer Letten
An extended concrete cube set on an island in the Limmat, Oberer Letten badi has a laid back atmosphere and cool crowd
Flussbad Unterer Letten
Attractive wooden swimming badi in the Limmat river
Air Yoga
This stylish yoga studio runs classes in all disciplines of yoga, from Ashtanga to Anusara
Hairdressers
Zürich has an abundance of hairdressers. The following are very popular and will have stylists who speak English

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