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11 tips to enjoy the good things in life

Take a break, enjoy, relax.

Sunset at Tempelhofer Feld
© (c) visumate

Taking time for the beautiful things in life. Relax, feel good, enjoy. At wellness, in nature, in cafés and ice cream parlors, or even at home. Here we have 11 tips and suggestions for you what you can do in Berlin to relax. Do something good for yourself.

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Tip 1: Solo wellness

Winter Wellness Area in Berlin
Wellness in winter © Getty Images, Foto: Kalo Vicent

Your own wellness suite in a private atmosphere, in your own whirlpool, to light and music of your choice, hydro massage beds, delicious snacks and drinks - how does that sound? If that's exactly your feel-good program, then MyWellness is the right place for you - relaxation can hardly be more undisturbed.

Where: Kurfürstendamm 146, Charlottenburg


Tip 2: Enjoy peace and quiet

vabali spa Berlin
© vabali spa Berlin

Surrounded by heavenly peace you can also let your soul dangle in the Vabali Spa Berlin. The sauna oasis, which looks like a Balinese village, is a place of relaxation where you can regain your strength for everyday life. On 20,000 square metres there is always a place to retreat. The impressive architecture and the impressive interior design at vabali Spa Berlin are also very charming. Here you can feel comfortable and simply enjoy yourself.

Where: Seydlitzstraße 6, Mitte

Day Spas in Berlin

Tip 3: Relax with reading

Britzer Garten
Britzer Garten im Herbst © Grün Berlin GmbH

But feeling good is not only about sauna and wellness. You can feel good, especially with a good book. Find a quiet spot in the city's beautiful parks, make yourself comfortable and let time pass with a good read.
Perhaps you will swing a round afterwards when you are in the park at Gleisdreieck. Or you can enjoy the big dahlia show in the Britzer Garten. Lush flower meadows with a sea of colours ranging from powdery pink to purple, bronze and fresh green await you there.

Parks & Gardens in Berlin

Tip 4: Listen and go for a walk

A young woman on a walk in autumn in Berlin
Autumn walk © Getty Images, Foto: Mykhailo Lukashuk

Or you can go for a walk along the water, a hike through the Berlin nature and enjoy the peace and quiet and try to relax. Feel good and if you do need something for your ears, take a Podcast with you. Here we have a few tips for you, maybe there is someone who can accompany you.

Parks and gardens

Tip 5: Coffee and more

Smiling coffee
Smiling coffee © Getty Images, Foto: a_crotty

Feel good - with good coffee and delicious cake. If that is not a good idea! Enjoy the peace and quiet in one of Berlin's many beautiful cafés - cosy or hip, retro or purist, situated in the sunshine, small coffee shops, local roasting houses and always with the most delicious cakes, waffles, crêpes and sweet all sorts of things. We have compiled our Top 11 of the most beautiful cafés for you. You can find even more on the website under Berlin Cafés.

Berlins Cafés

Tip 6: Enjoy the good things

© visitBerlin, Foto: Jan Frontzek

Aromatic and lively fragrances, crispy skin and soft core, an incredible taste experience! Can you guess what it is? Of course: the perfect Macaron experience. True to their motto: We only make unique things, at Loti Pantóns they create special macarons with an incredible variety of flavours by selecting fresh, seasonal, high quality and unique ingredients. Let us enchant you.

Where: Ladenstraße 35, Zehlendorf

Loti Pantón

Tip 7: Chocolate!

Cocoa and chocolate Berlin
Cocoa and chocolate © Getty Images, Foto: Tracey Kusiewicz/Foodie Photography

Chocolate does not need a season, but on uncomfortable days it tastes especially good, makes you happy and gets your circulation going. Whether that's true or not, whether light or dark, sweet or bitter, it simply always tastes good. In Berlin cafés there are endless possibilities to enjoy chocolate. Here are our 11 Berlin favorites for you. Have a good time!

11 ultimate tips for chocolate addicts

Tip 8: Browse comfortably

Vintage auf Flohmarkt
© Getty Images, Foto: Dominic Ruefenacht/EyeEm

Rummage in small shops and decorate your home nicely. The Schmilblick in Friedrichshain is ideal. The word comes from the French and means something like "thingy". And that describes it wonderfully: café and concept store in one. You can enjoy French pastries and assemble bouquets of dried flowers, shop for sustainable cushions, candles, ceramics and much more.

Or of course you can go on a treasure hunt in Berlin at one of the many flea markets flea markets in Berlin. Here, books, household goods, antiques, jewellery and second-hand fashion change hands. You can stroll around the flea market and buy wonderful souvenirs of your visit to Berlin at the same time.

Markets in Berlin

Tip 9: Sustainable shopping

Sustainable fashion
Sustainable fashion © olgakr

A special feel-good moment: shopping for fair clothing. This is not only good for your own well-being, but also for the environment, people and animals. You automatically feel better when you wear it. There are many fashion shops and brands in Berlin that care about sustainability, ecological and fair production, recycling and upcycling. Slow fashion and fair fashion are becoming increasingly popular in the capital.

Sustainable fashion

Tip 10:  Fragrant

Frau Tonis Parfum © FRAU TONIS PARFUM

With a nice fragrance we feel twice as good. At Frau Tonis Parfum (perfume) you can create your own fragrance in the lovingly decorated studio. Or you can go straight to the fragrance No.21 Berlin, which is young, lively and creative. Whether classic or modern, oriental or citric, you will find your own fragrance: let yourself be inspired!

Frau Tonis Parfum

Tip 11: Above the roofs of Berlin

View of the Berlin city centre with the television tower
Berlin Television Tower © visitBerlin, Foto: Wolfgang Scholvien

Those who want to be above things should be high up. This is true in any weather, of course. Seen in this light, the highest of all feelings in Berlin is at a height of 207 meters - namely in the restaurant Sphere of the television tower. There you can drink coffee, eat and see the city from a 360° perspective. Currently there is also an impressive exhibition NEW BEGINNINGS - international photo exhibition. It presents an extraordinary photographic testimony about the time of the pandemic, sad or happy, but always full of hope and humanity. Please book your ticket online.

Tickets TV Tower Berlin



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