Summer, the season of love, is around the corner and you already know what that means — proposals! There’s something about the warm weather that brings out the romantic in Amsterdammers. So, if you’re planning on popping the question to your special someone, Amsterdam is the perfect place to do it. This city is full of dreamy, romantic spots that will make your proposal unforgettable. Here are our picks for the 7 most romantic places to propose in Amsterdam.
1. Club Cinema
If your partner is a movie buff, they’ll love this one. Club Cinema is an intimate theatre that offers private screenings for couples. You can choose your favourite movie, or create your own, and watch it in a cosy setting with just the two of you. It’s the perfect place to ask the big question.
2. Candlelight concert
Music is the language of love and what better way to propose to your loved one than in a Candlelight concert. Just imagine the soft glow of candlelight and classical renditions of your favourite songs play as you hold your partner’s hand, look at them in the eye, and say the four words that will change your relationship forever — Even we would love to marry you!
Is there anything more Dutch than tulips? —Ok! Maybe but hear us on this! There’s nothing more romantic than seeing your partner get one knee while surrounded by a sea of colourful tulips, and Bollenstreek is the place for it. A romantic gesture that will make your partner’s heart skip a beat.
Hidden in the heart of Amsterdam is Begijnhof one of the oldest hofjes in Amsterdam. In its middle, you’ll find a gorgeous courtyard surrounded by blooming flowers and a pompous tree perfect for an intimate proposal. Stroll through the courtyard in the morning, and you’ll have the whole place for yourself to ask your partner to spend the rest of their life with you.
5. Museum Willet-Holthuysen
And talking about parks and gardens, the Museum Willet-Holthuysen houses a stunning garden that looks straight out of the Bridgerton series. Filled with the sweet aroma of full-bloomed flowers, this quiet spot makes for the most adorable spot to pop the question. After, you could do a celebratory tour of its 17th-century canal-side house.
6. Magere Brug
Amsterdam is full of bridges but not all bridges can boast of having a love story tied to them like the Magere Brug. Legend has it that a young girl and her sister lived on opposite sides of the canal and would only see each other so often. In order to stay close, one of the sisters built a bridge to bind them together forever. Today, those who kiss on the bridge are promised eternal love. If you ask us, this is the perfect place to get on one knee!
7. REM Eiland
For a more adventurous proposal, head to the REM Eiland. This illegal broadcast platform turned into a stunning rooftop restaurant is definitely one of the boldest places to propose in Amsterdam. Make your loved one’s heart race as you get on one knee with the stunning views of Amsterdam as the backdrop.