Realign your senses with nature in the heart of the Sonian Forest. Take part in our ample options for leisure and relaxation in Brussels, whether by relaxing with a good book or going for an adventure on a complimentary bicycle. From badminton to basketball to cultural immersion, we offer recreational activities for everyone. Learn more about our large selection below.

Things To Do and sightseeing

  • Forest Activities

    Life Amongst Trees

    Stroll in the Forest - Become one with nature on a stroll through the Sonian Forest. Our trails will encourage you to embark on an inspiring journey of exploration in an ancient forest.

    Bike Ride - Embark on a 2-wheel adventure through the Sonian forest with our mountain bikes. A secure and covered bike room is available free of charge. Bike hire rates for 2 hours:

    • Bike: €10 
    • Electric bike: €20

    Discover our routes

  • Wellness Centre

    All Around Wellness & Relaxation

    Indoor Pool - Take a swim in our indoor pool heated at 29°C

    Opening hours : 6am - 9pm on weekdays and 6am - 10:30pm on weekends 

    To guarantee your comfort and safety, access to this area is limited to 15 people per 30-minute session by reservation only.

    This area is regularly disinfected for 30 minutes. The hammam and sauna remain closed.

    FREE for residential guests until check-out every day

    Click on "Learn More" for extra information such as rules and closing dates.

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  • Group Classes

    During the summer, recharge your body and nourish your mind with our group classes facing nature.

    Aquagym : Every Tuesday at 11am

    Yoga or Pilates : Every Thursday at 10:30 (in rotation)

    These group classes are accessible for Dolce Zen Club members according their subscription.

    For non-members, a fee of €15 per class is applicable and a reservation must be made by contacting the Cinq Mondes Spa: +32 (0)2 290 99 01 or

  • Sports and Recreational Activities

    FREE for residential guests

    Tennis - Give your best forehand on our two outdoor tennis courts. We provide rackets and balls at reception.

    Badminton - Mini courts dedicated to this racket sport are located on our e-coffee lawn. Shuttlecocks and rackets are available at reception.

    Table Tennis - 2 points apart, that's all you need to win each set. 2 Ping-Pong tables are at your disposal. We provide rackets and balls at the reception.

    Basketball - Dribble to the opposing team's basket on our e-coffee terrace reshaped into a mini basketball court. Balls are at your disposal at the reception.

    Kicker (Table football) - Feel the excitement of a football game from the lobby.

  • Fitness Room

    Fitness - When it comes to fitness, our gym has everything you need to work up a sweat.

    Opening hours: 6am-11pm

    In order to respect sanitary measures, access to the fitness room is limited to 10 people per 1 hour session, by reservation only.

    We invite you to disinfect the equipment after each session.

    The changing rooms are not accessible. We thank you for your understanding.

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    Share In Our History

    Solvay Park - A large and beautiful park perfect for picnics, strolls, and family gatherings.

    Folon Foundation - Get to know the fascinating works of Belgium's world-renowned artist Jean-Michel Folon first hand.

    Waterloo - Known as the site of Emperor Napoleon I final defeat, in 1815, Waterloo offers a rich history and beautiful setting.

    Hergé Museum - This museum is dedicated to the life and work of Belgian cartoonist Georges Remi, who wrote stories such as The Adventures of Tintin under the pen name Hergé.

    Africa Museum - Scientists at the Africa Museum study the past and present societies, biodiversity, and geology of Africa. See the museum's unique collections and collaborative networks with African institutions.

    Villers Abbey - This beautiful piece of history is Belgium’s best-kept secret. Monks first settled at Villers Abbey in the 13th century, and recent renovations allow visitors to take a step back in time.