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Holland’s beautiful capital is a feat of ingenuity and crackles with history, charm and Fun!

Amsterdam is the city of bikes, Rembrandt, Van Gogh, Anne Frank and the Dutch East and West India Trading Companies; there’s a whole world of amazing sights, fascinating stories, endless bike paths, and spellbinding art and architecture that has stood the test of time, and calls to the spirit of romance and adventure in everyone!

Where to Stay

Hotel De Hallen
Be transported literally by this dashing hotel situated in a historic train depot dating from 1902. Get onboard with this centrally located hotel and watch the wonders of Amsterdam unfold in this hotel where art meets design and inspiration meets creativity. View on Google.

The Dylan Amsterdam
Located in the heart of the “9 Streets” area, as you arrive at this prestigious hotel be prepared to choose from four separate and distinct room options that will suit any Amsterdam dream. The Dylan is an ideal home-base to discover the cities hidden treasures. View on Google.

Andaz Amsterdam
This stunning canal-side hotel is occupied in a former library and will immediately set you at ease with its attention to detail and comfort. Visually a work of art, it’s a best bet for the perfect Instagram story. View on Google.

Where to Eat

Buffet van Odette
This gem of a soup and salad spot is ideally located for a post museum bite. The salad bar is a utopia of natural goodness, and paired with one of Odette’s homemade scrumptious soups, it is a top contender in Amsterdam for garden-fresh, delicious and light. If you happen to be out late, the 3 course seasonal dinner should not be missed. View on Google.

Bakers & Roasters
Pop in to this cheery spot in the De Pijp neighborhood for a legit flat white and incredibly delicious pastries. Bakers & Roasters is a dream spot to start the day in Amsterdam, or to spend some hours working remotely with your sweetheart, all while sipping a great roast. View on Google.

After traipsing Amsterdam’s beautiful canal-ways or biking through picturesque alleyways, make a B-line for Foodhallen. This 21 stall food hall has everything your heart might be craving from crusty crab bao buns to local craft brew and beyond. This place is a food lovers visual feast. View on Google.

Where to Shop

P.C. Hoofstraat
This iconic street in Amsterdam’s Museumplein neighborhood is the most grand shopping street/district in Amsterdam, home to the usual suspects Chanel, Louis Vuitton, & Gucci, but also houses boutiques that can assist you in donning the perfect ensemble to match the hip and cool Dutch vibes. View on Google.

De Kaaskamer van Amsterdam
Located in the well known “9 Streets” area, this extraordinary cheese shop which would give the French a run for their money, is a revelation. With a plethora of cheesy options, this shop is sure to thrill you through the Dutch offerings of their most beloved food…cheese, as well as offerings such as sandwiches, salads and snacks that will beautifully appoint any picnic spot. View on Google.

The original of this growing empire of vintage fantasma, this discount collection continues to amaze locals and tourists alike. With stock that changes seasonally, this the ultimate spot to snag a rare find while in beautiful Holland. View on Google.

Best Place to Watch The Sunset

NEMO Science Museum
No filters needed here, this beyond picturesque views of reds and orange at dusk are more than Instagram worthy. No where can you get a better view of Amsterdam’s iconic skyline and the perfect place to steal a kiss from your sweetheart. View on Google.

Perfect Picnic Spot

A perfect sanctuary from the hustle, bustle and bikes, this 120 acre park in Northern Amsterdam is a terrific spot for a glass of bubbly and some seriously delicious Dutch cheese. In the summer you can catch a free concert at the open air theater or at the park’s bandstand. View on Google.

Date night idea

Food and Canal Tour
Jump onto a beautifully restored historic salon boat and cruise through Amsterdam’s World Heritage Canals all while dining on delectable Dutch delicacies. It’s truly food and a show, as the chefs introduce you to the iconic Dutch dishes and hear their fascinating food stories. View on Google.

Places to get lost in

Botanical Gardens (Hortus Botanicus)
Not a lot of people know that there is a botanical garden in Amsterdam, one of the oldest in the world, this locale is a stunningly romantic and peaceful spot. Take your beloved to this ancient escape and enjoy the more than 6,000 stunningly unique plants, and don’t miss the beautiful cafe located in the Orangery. View on Google.

Hidden Romantic Spot

Museum Van Loon
In the heart of the canal belt lies this lovely museum and private garden. This 17th century mansion was built during the Dutch Golden Age and offers a window into the life and history of Dutch aristocracy and grandeur. Be sure to sit a while in the garden with your love and enjoy the serenity and privacy of this ethereal Dutch haunt. View on Google.

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