Amsterdam has one of the best international airports with quick and easy options for travel into the city center. Travel by taxi (£££) or train (£), which runs directly into Centraal Station. Once in Amsterdam, the city is very walkable or you can take the local trams which offer day passes as well as multi-day, perfect for a long weekend. Top tip, be alert when crossing the roads as dedicated bike lanes criss-cross the city!
Zoutkeetsgracht ApartmentsSituated in a peaceful, authentic neighbourhood, surrounded by a quiet canal and historical drawbridges, this luxurious apartment captures the very essence of postmodernism. Previously a warehouse, the property has been given a contemporary chic makeover, with the original character still palpable. The floor to ceiling windows offer charming views of the canal and streets, making the property a perfect destination for urbanists seeking to experience the real Amsterdam away from fellow tourists.
Keizersgracht CanalSituated in the heart of the historic centre of Amsterdam, this one bedroom apartment is the place to be for true connoisseurs of Dutch luxury. Decorated and furnished in a unique style, to reflect the works of a famous Dutch artist, the property overlooks the picturesque Keizersgracht canal and has its own private garden, making it an ideal destination for couples wishing to escape for an urban getaway.u0026nbsp;
Explore Hortus BotanicusVisit the green oasis in the heart of the city, one of the oldest botanic gardens in Europe. Wander amongst the tree tops in the Palm House, get up close and personal with the butterflies in the greenhouse, and enjoy tea in the Orangery overlooking the immaculate garden.
A fresh breakfast biteWith all day pancakes, it’s hard not to love the Insta-famous restaurant Pluk. From smashed avocado toast to colourful fruit bowls, there’s something for everyone, not to mention whimsical sweet treats and home decor, Pluk has the aesthetic and quality spread that’ll leave an impression.
Dinner at De Kas’Chic garden conservatory serving Mediterranean dishes made from organic ingredients grown on-site.’This unique Michelin star restaurant is located in a complex of greenhouses dating back to 1926, a core component to the experience as the daily menu is fixed based on the harvest of the nursery, supplemented by additional local ingredients. With 8-metre high glass walls and ceilings, spectacular views are enjoyed during the day and is beautifully lit in the evening. The menu consists of small varied dishes served as individual courses. The presentation is simple, while the flavours are light and exciting.