Get holiday proof in just 20 minutes with Pure Tans
Do you envy the ladies with perfectly tanned legs?
I normally use protection with F50 and I can tell you… that doesn’t bring you those tanned leggs. Luckily for me I discovered the secret about 6 months ago. And I think I was one of the last ones on the planet. But hey, you can’t be an early adopter on every matter ;-).
The best kept beauty secret to me is called spray tan… Something I probably wouldn’t have thought about a few years ago, but once you’ve experienced it I’m sure you want to do it again. It gives me the confidence to wear shorts on my first day of vacation instead of on the last :-).
And if I had discovered spray tan earlier in mu life I would have never gone to the tanning bed. Now I just schedule an appointment with Asia of Pure Tans and within only 20 minutes my skin is caramel coloured. Pure Tans is a beauty secret in Amsterdam I like to share with you!
Before every trip where I have to show my legs and wear a bikini I go to Pure Tans. Or I should frame it different… Pure Tans comes to me! It’s one of the first beauty salons that offers treatments on delivery. To your home or your hotel room or any other location that works best for you. I always book the spray tan before almost every trip that I make. I think it’s ideal, the tan lasts for over 4 days and fades slowly after that.
Pure Tans is a mobile spray tan studio and Asia comes to your home or hotel room for the treatment. But in the case that you don’t have an address in Amsterdam you can also book the the appointment at Asia’s house in Amsterdam City Center. Do you want to read more on what to expect? Read more on the website of Pure Tans.
Pure Tans Amsterdam
PS: Pure Tans sprays many international celebrities when they’re in Amsterdam!
THINGS TO DO:
⋙ Canal Cruise by day or in the evening
⋙ A bike tour through Amsterdam OR Rent a bike by yourself
⋙ The best view over Amsterdam from the A’DAM Lookout
⋙ Visit Artis Royal Zoo
⋙ Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
⋙ Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
⋙ Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
⋙ MOCO Museum for street art
⋙ Photography museum FOAM
⋙ Amsterdam Light Festival (during winter months)
⋙ Cruise like a local with your own boat (great with good weather!)
ONE OF A KIND:
⋙ Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
⋙ Red Light District tour
⋙ Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn
| TIP: Buy an I amsterdam City Card. Save money on entrance fees to museums and attractions, public transport and profit from discounts on everything from restaurants to concerts. You can also skip some lines to make the most of your time in Amsterdam! You can buy a card for 24 hours up to 120 hours. Check the prices here >>
Our favourite hotels:
AFFORDABLE // €
☾ Generator Hostel: the best poshtel of the city located in a park.
☾ The Student Hotel: budget proof in trendy East.
☾ Het Volkshotel: affordable and with a cool rooftop bar.
☾ CitizenM: all you need is that XL bed (location near Amstel is great).
☾ Motel One: budget design hotel with locations at
VERY VERY NICE // €€
☾ Hotel V: with two locations and a great restaurant, in the city center and East.
☾ Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam.
☾ Sweets: a unique stay in former bridge houses.
☾ Park Plaza Vondelpark: located next to Vondelpark and beautifully renovated.
☾ Hotel Dwars: small scale around the corner of the trendy Utrechtsestraat.
☾ Pillows Anna van den Vondel: great hotel close to Vondelpark.
☾ Hotel Mercier: new hotel in the cosy and historic Jordaan district.
☾ INK Hotel: lifestyle hotel in the heart of the city.
☾ The Hoxton: favourite lifestyle hotel right on the canals.
☾ Morgan & Mees: boutique hotel in Amsterdam West.
☾ Conscious Hotel Westerpark: in a beautiful building at the industrial Westergas area.
☾ QO Amsterdam: eco design hotel with a great skybar.
TOP LUXURY // €€€
☾ Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: if you have something to celebrate this is the one.
☾ Pulitzer Amsterdam: on the canals at the border of the Nine Streets and the Jordaan.
☾ L’Europe: this hotel has the best spa with a view in Amsterdam.
☾ Conservatorium Hotel: located in one of the most beautiful buildings in town.
☾ W Amsterdam: with great restaurants and a rooftop bar with swimming pool.
Let’s get social
I really hope you enjoy your time in Amsterdam! On my Instagram account @yourlbb you can find more recommendations and new hotspots in town.
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Amsterdam (Amsterdam City Center)
Anne de Buck
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