Restaurants are starting to become fully booked. Florists
are preparing for their busiest time of the year. Card shops are awash with
hearts and flowers.
Oh yes, Valentine's Day is almost upon us. But if you're
really looking to treat a loved one to the most perfect date ever, why not
whisk them away for a romantic break in Amsterdam?
Here's a bit of help from
Hotels4u on planning that perfect day to allow the love to
08:30 - 09.30 - Wake
up in the Sir Albert Hotel
The other half is guaranteed to be blown away by a stay in a
luxurious hotel. And there's no better place to wake up in than Amsterdam's Sir
Albert Hotel. The soft bedding, elegant décor and fantastic service all add to
the romance. Obviously how long you stay in your hotel room is up to you!
09:00 - 10:00 - Breakfast
If you really want to treat them to the highlife, then
breakfast in bed is the perfect start to the day. You could even surprise them
with a glass of bubbly and a red rose delivered straight to your door.
10:00 - 13:00 - Spa
For rest, relaxation and a spot of pampering, the Sir Albert
Hotel offers its very own spa. Simply slip on a comfy robe and slippers and get
completely spoiled with a range of treatments. And the best thing about it? The
expert therapists will do all the hard work for you!
13:00 - 15:00 - Picnic
If you can bear to leave the hotel behind, then the romance
can be continued by heading to one of the many parks and gardens in Amsterdam
for a relaxing picnic. There are loads to choose from including Vondelpark,
Frankendael Park and Amstelpark, which are all perfect settings for some
quality time together.
15:00 - 17:00 - Canal
Next up, you'll be able to see many of Amsterdam's main sights
on a charming canal boat as you sit back and relax. There are a number of
departure points around the city and you can even hire your own boat if you
really want to splash out!
17:00 - 17:30 - Flower
No perfect date is complete without flowers. And the Bloemenmarkt
- a huge floating flower market - offers flora in abundance. Choose from
numerous colourful bunches including almost every variety of tulip imaginable.
17:30 - 19:30 -
After a lavish shower or bath back at the hotel, it's time
to get ready for a romantic evening, so put on your best outfit and set off on
a delightful night time wander. Walk hand-in-hand through the pretty cobbled
streets and winding canals as the bridge lights make the city sparkle and the
19:30 - 21:30 - Romantic
The choice of top-quality restaurants in Amsterdam is
dazzling, whether you're looking to dine on a boat or enjoy amazing views of
the canals. So book a table for two and really sweep her off her feet with
sumptuous cuisine and fine wine.
21:30 - Onwards
After a tasty meal, you're guaranteed to be suitably loved
up to enjoy the rest of the evening in Amsterdam. Just don't do anything we
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