Amsterdam Hen Do Ideas
Amsterdam is a city famous for its gorgeous canals, Red Light District and coffee shops...
Of course this city is full of culture and history which is why it’s a go to for a hen weekend you’re not going to forget.
Amsterdam has everything you could want for a perfect hen weekend and is one of the most romantic and beautiful cities in Europe. Some class Amsterdam as the Adult Disney Land so why would you turn down this magical city for your last few days of freedom?
Amsterdam can offer everything for your hen weekend from the tulip fields to a floating flower market, a bunch of Amsterdam hen party ideas and even a vodka museum.
Where else could you find all these things in one city, plus unique Amsterdam hen party activities? This city although small offers all the same and more great sights and entertainment as any larger city, crammed with culture and history there’s no other city to compare to this for your final fling.
Must Know Info:
- Country: Netherlands
- Language: Dutch
Cost of vodka/mixer: €7-9
Airport: Amsterdam Airport
Flight duration: 1-2 hours
Amsterdam Hen Do - Eating Guide
Although Amsterdam doesn’t have traditional food as such it definitely lives up to its expectation on the restaurant front, this city offers amazing unique dishes whether you’re looking for tapas or Mediterranean, Indonesian or modern Dutch.
During your hen party in Amsterdam you will find that it is impossible not to find something you’ll love. The small city is also full of speciality bars through the whole city full of unique and inventive cocktails.
One type of Dutch food is a Stroopwafel which is two thin cinnamon flavoured waffles with caramel in the middle, it’s a food specific to Amsterdam.
This treat would go perfectly whilst on your canal boat trip through the city. Pancake houses are very popular within the city especially places like Pancake Bakery located on the Prinsengracht Canal, what’s a more perfect way of starting your hen do day of sight-seeing than pancakes for breakfast!
Everyone obviously goes to Amsterdam for its unique nightlife and unusual sights. If you want some cool Amsterdam hen party ideas to have a drink (literally cool) then why not try the Amsterdam Ice Bar?
It’s a must-see experience with a 35-minute stay where you get 3 drinks of your choice encased in a glass made of ice.
You could also have a more luxurious start to your night by going to the Double Tree Hilton Hotel rooftop bar for some hen do drinks before heading into the city.
This rooftop bar offers a panoramic view of the most energetic capital in Europe. At 9pm this bar turns into a club with thanks to their DJ’s and cocktail shakers and is then open till 1am and 3am on Saturday’s.
When it comes to Amsterdam’s nightlife and hen nights in Amsterdam, it’s when the city comes alive. Around Leidseplein and Rembrandtplein is where the main cafes, restaurants, clubs and casinos are.
Leidseplein is definitely a place you have to explore during your Amsterdam hen weekend, this area is one of the major centres of Amsterdam’s nightlife. Here you will find bars, clubs, pubs and cafes, and you will find that most are open until 5am!
Here you will find the streets are full of young people and party goers all looking for a great night out.
Considered as the heart of Amsterdam’s nightlife and a real hotspot to head to during your hen party in Amsterdam, especially since it is home to many of the city’s most popular clubs and bars!
Whether you’re after some great music, a place to dance away or somewhere to have a casual drink with the girls you will for sure find it all here during your Amsterdam hen weekend!
And of course there’s the infamous Red Light District, this is the oldest area in the city full of scenic canals, an abundance of sexy attractions and full of historic architecture.
You’d be lying if you said you weren’t even a slight bit curious to have a wonder through the most visited neighbourhood in the city.
Amsterdam Hen Weekend
An Amsterdam hen do is the perfect way for hens to relax in the day with boat trips and sight-seeing and then have some of the best nights they’ll remember when the night comes.
Top Sight-Seeing Spots:
- Anne Frank House
De Gooyer Windmill
As a smaller city it’s a lot easier to get around on foot so you’re really at one with your surroundings giving you the best experience of all the sights, sounds and smells Amsterdam has to offer your hen weekend.
if you want to be at one with the locals why not hire a bike? There are nearly a million bikes in the city!
As well as all this there’s endless amounts for you to see, do and experience in this historic and cultural city to help you have that unique hen party you’ve been dreaming of.
At the heart of Amsterdam is ‘the dam’ which was built in the 13th century in the river Amstel, which is how the name of the city was born and simply bursrting with Amsterdam hen party ideas.
In Autumn there is a festival called Turn on the Lights; This is a free event which kicks off the festive season and it takes place in the Dam Square. The performance is an illumination of thousands of LED lights and a fireworks display.
If you're Amsterdam hen do is in Winter, watch the city showcase their Light Festival which presents large scales illustrations made by lights which are dotted all over Amsterdam to highlight monuments.
If all that has inspired your very own hen party in Amsterdam, start your journey below and browse our eclectic Amsterdam hen party activities.