Amsterdam’s hottest spots for summer 2016!

These are the best 2016 summer hotspots in Amsterdam!

Enjoy the summer in Amsterdam. Warm weather, packed terraces and everyone is having a great time! There are many hotspots in Amsterdam that are perfect for warm weather days. From urban beaches to beach style restaurants and rooftops. In this article we share 11 of the best summer hotspots in Amsterdam to enjoy a day on your bike.


Waterkant Amsterdam is an absolute must visit during beautiful summer days. Are all the picknick tables taken? Then sit along the quay, where there’s always enough space!


A green restaurant and bar hotspot in Amsterdam North on the waterfront. Cafe de Ceuvel is very laid back for drinks during the day on the weekends.


Just new, but already a good summer hang out. The big terrace along the water, the flags and the lightning make Meneer Nieges a fresh hangout during hot summer days.


On the rooftop of The Volkshotel is the new old new Canvas op de 7e. Here you enjoy the best view from the rooftop and the best drinks as well.


Pllek is a restaurant with a beach on the waterfront in Amsterdam North. A very relaxed place to go for a Sunday brunch or lunch. Great view on the Amsterdam skyline!


Hannekes Boom is perfect for any time of the day. It’s a beach club style restaurant close to Amsterdam Central Station. Surrounded by water this place is perfect to go to by boat!


Roest in Amsterdam East is a city beach in an industrial area. They have cool events going on almost every weekend.


Are you looking for the Woodstock of Amsterdam? Well, Dok is your place to go. This city beach in the Westelijke Havengebied has done everything to let you enjoy life the Woodstock style.


Overviewing the city from one of the highest rooftops in town while drinking a delicious cocktail. That’s possible at W Amsterdam. For the real dare devils they even have a swimming pool here. And extra plus: this spot in the middle of the city centre.


At Storm Amsterdam they just have one motto: ‘chilling and grilling’. And it’s all you need when entering this beach in North. There are always so many things to do here, you will easily forget that you’re still in Amsterdam.


Blijburg is a city beach close to IJburg. Much fun to go with kids! You can swim there too, and it's a nice bike trip :)


If you want to have a nice party on a sunday starting early in the day and ending at 23.00 at night, then Thuishaven is the spot! Every Sunday during the summer they have a cool line up playing the hotest tunes! Easy to reach on your Rent a bike bicycle :)