Nutrition, fitness and mental wellbeing are top of the agenda at the Peninsula New York this summer. For this feature, we’ll look at what the renowned hotel has in store to help guests achieve a refreshed mind and fitter body during their stay in the Big Apple.
New York boasts some bountiful green spaces, alfresco entertainment, warm weather and scenic views, making it an ideal urban escape. The Peninsula New York is located in the heart of the city’s most prestigious shopping, entertainment and cultural district on Fifth Avenue. It offers elegant luxury and an extensive collection of newly launched wellness resources for its guests, inviting them to experience “Life Lived Best” this summer.
As well as brand-wide initiatives including a dedicated Wellness Portal and 24-hour Wellness Concierge service; Life Fitness in-room fitness gear and video programming; and a Breethe meditation app partnership for guided in-room meditation and relaxation, The Peninsula New York will offer guests a multitude of destination-focused experiences to help pursue their fitness, mindfulness and nutritional goals.
Physique 57 @ The Peninsula: Experience the best of New York City-founded Physique 57 and Pilates with core-centring, energising classes at The Peninsula New York. Delivered by world-class trainers, this adrenaline-pumping, body-sculpting programme is proven to supercharge.
Core Pilates with Physique 57: Experience the best of Barre & Pilates with a fun and fiery group class format at The Peninsula New York. Core chisels every muscle with powerful ab-focused moves and superchargers from the inside out. Complimentary to guests.
Central Park Run Club: The Peninsula New York Run Club meets every Wednesday, and the group runs together around the iconic Central Park, taking in the most beautiful scenic spots. Guests can run with the group and make some new friends along the way. The running group coach is Ms Sibel Canlar, an RRCA (Road Runners Club of America) certified running coach who is First Aid, and CPR certified. $30 per person.
Fifth Avenue Walking Tour: Experience iconic Fifth Avenue like a local on the Fifth Avenue Secrets and History Tour. Guests can learn about the neighbourhood’s incredible history with stops inside famous landmarks and some hidden gems. $36 per person.
Sunset Sound Bath Experience: Relax and bathe in the soothing sounds of crystal and Himalayan singing bowls. Join The Peninsula New York in their monthly deeply immersive and meditative journey into sound, hosted by MNDFUL every other Thursday at 7:30 pm. Complimentary for guests.
Restorative Bath Ritual: From the comfort of their own suite, guests at The Peninsula New York can select and book their own bespoke Bath Ritual, featuring mineral-rich salts and aromatic products from Subtle Energies.
After a long journey or day of sightseeing, good sleep will be needed. The good news is each guest will be given a sleep patch and essential oil from Subtle Energies to help them to get it.
The Forbes Five-Star Rated Peninsula Spa is an urban oasis high above the hustle and bustle of midtown Manhattan, with therapeutic, timeless treatments that offer an ideal retreat from the demands of the city.
New plant-based menus
For the past 15 years, The Peninsula Hotels has offered Naturally Peninsula, a collection of health-conscious and delectable menu options for guests dining at its hotel restaurants. As part of the Life Lived Best initiative, Naturally Peninsula is relaunching with a new focus on plant-based cuisine. The new plant-based dishes – which employ locally sourced seasonal produce, nutritious oils, and non-refined sugars – reflect The Peninsula Hotels’ ongoing commitment to increasing sustainability.
By prioritising meat-free, organically and naturally produced ingredients from local producers, the Naturally Peninsula offerings aim to benefit hotels’ local communities simultaneously and reduce their collective environmental footprint. Naturally, Peninsula menus are available at all Peninsula New York hotel restaurants.
Stay at The Peninsula New York in a Superior Room from $695 per night on a room-only basis. For more information, visit www.peninsula.com/new-york/.
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