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Where The Locals Will Hang Out In Amsterdam This Summer (PHOTOS)

Posted: 06/06/2012 7:00 am

The average Amsterdam local isn't graced with subtropic temperatures very often so, when desirable temperatures arrive, it seems like every last person takes a day off work. Fortunately, there are tons of options for summer afternoon loitering, browsing and eating.

Here are a few very happening spots where you'll find Amsterdam locals relaxing under the sun:

Spotted by Locals is a series of blogs, PDF city guides and iPhone apps with up-to-date tips by handpicked local writers in 41 cities in Europe. The Amsterdam guide is updated regularly by six city-loving-locals, with tips on what to do and see.

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This a relatively new spot that's great for relaxing on the sand and in the sun.

Local Lauren Murphy says: "It's like a beach venue minus the beach crowd, a safe haven between all the huge industrial constructions and rusty boats at the NDSM shipyard."

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