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Winter Getaway Amsterdam Light Festival

Experience Amsterdam during the most colorful months of the year!

Every year from the end of November until the 19th of January, the Amsterdam Light Festival (ALF) takes place. The lights brighten up the city and gives it that cozy winter glow! 

The Amsterdam Light Festival Getaway includes: 

  • 3 nights in fully accessibe 4-star hotel in Amsterdam
  • Accessible Room or Standard Room for 2 persons
  • Breakfast every morning
  • Amsterdam Schiphol Airport transfers
    • wheelchair accessible or standard vehicles
  • Light Festival Canal Cruise at night 

This package can be booked for the following periods:

  • January 9 - 12, 2020 (3 nights)
  • January 16 - 19, 2020 (3 nights)


Day 1. Arrival at Schiphol Airport, pick up by private driver from Schiphol Airport Assistance desk (STA-desk). Check-in at hotel. 

Note: If you live in Amsterdam or any other city in the Netherlands, or if you do not need adapted airport transfers, we can offer you return transfers on Day 2 or Day 3 from your accommodation in Amsterdam to the city centre in Amsterdam.

Day 2. Enjoy your day at leisure or book our optional Guided History Tour of Amsterdams' oldest part of the city centre. Our local guide will take you along the highlights during this 3 hours tour. The tour guide will make you familiar with navigating the city centre of Amsterdam. In the evening, enjoy the Light Festival Cruise before or after dinner. We can make restaurant recommendations! 

Day 3. Head to Museum Square to visit one of the famous museums, such as the Rijksmuseum or Van Gogh Museum. Skip the Line tickets can be included in the package. We will discuss the matter of transportations with you personally. Complete your day with souvenir shopping at Leidse Square, a peacefull stroll in the Vondelpark or a Canal Cruise during the day. 

Day 4. Check-out from your hotel. Accessible transfer to Schiphol Airport. The driver will meet you in the lobby of the hotel. 

Accessible restaurant or terrace Elevator Wheelchair accessible bathroom Wheelchair accessible parking Guide dog allowed Wheelchair accessible room Wheelchair accessible toilet 

Where will I stay?

This package price is based on a 4-star hotel outside the city centre of Amsterdam.

This hotel is located South-West of the city centre of Amsterdam and is one of the most accessible hotels in Amsterdam. This wellness hotel has a swimming pool (with hoist), a Finnish sauna, an Indoor beach room, Hammam and Vitality Bar with healthy smoothies. 

The hotel has easy access to the city centre of Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam RAI Convention Centre. The tram or metro can take you (within 25 minutes) to the canal cruise dock. 

The hotel has accessible rooms with (electric) double or twin beds that will suit your accessibility needs, whether you will stay with limited mobility, with a wheelchair, electric wheelchair or mobility scooter. 

The Accessible Rooms at this 4-star hotel are equipped with:

  • a double or twin (electric) bed
    • with space of more than 90 cm next to the bed on both sides
  • a television
  • a locker
  • a small fridge
  • coffee and tea facilities.

The bathrooms provide:

  • a step-free and spacious shower,
  • a shower chair
  • a toilet with grabrails
  • an alarm. 

This hotel is not the only option to stay for this package. We can select alternative hotels for you, according to your budget and accessibility needs. 

Accessibility information

The transfers and Light Festival Cruise included in the package are wheelchair accessible.

How to get there?

Transfers from Schiphol Airport to the hotel in Amsterdam city centre are included. During your stay accessible taxi's can be arranged to go to the centre or the hotel. 

In case you do not need airport transfers, we can organize your transfers from your accommodation in/near Amsterdam to the city centre.

What activities can I do?

This package includes the Light Festival Cruise in Amsterdam. Apart from this cruise, additional tours and activities can be included. The following tours can be pre-booked;

  • Guided tour of Light Festival highlights in Amsterdam (3 hours)
  • Guided History Tour of Amsterdam (3 hours)
  • Canal Cruise during the day (75 minutes)
  • Driving tour to Volendam and Zaanse Schans windmill village (4 hours)
  • Driving tour to Volendam and Marken (4 hours) 
  • Transfers to wonderful big or smaller type Christmas markets in Amsterdam, Haarlem, Dordrecht, Maastricht or Deventer. 
Amstel River Illuminated flower shop Bridge in Amsterdam Blue and pink colors Colors in the water

Terms and conditions

  • After sending your booking request, we will contact you within 48 hours. We will discuss the booking request and provide you with the details of the itinerary.
  • Transfers to Christmas Markets are not included, but can be added to your booking.
  • We can also provide information and options for other accessible hotels.
  • Rates depend on season and availability.
  • This offer is covered by the STO Garant guarantee. You can find the conditions for this guarantee scheme on STO Garant’s website (
  • Click here to read the General Terms and Conditions.STO Garant logo

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