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The ultimate Top 25 nicest, most beautiful & best rated campsites in the Netherlands

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The ultimate Top 25 nicest, most beautiful & best rated campsites in the Netherlands

What are really nice campsites in the Netherlands? We did extensive research and selected the 25 nicest, most beautiful & best campsites in the Netherlands. From the most beautiful campsites by the sea in the Netherlands to the best campsites in Limburg , from nice Veluwe campsites to beautiful campsites in Friesland , Drenthe and Overijssel ! All campsites are all very popular and well rated (minimum 7.5 or higher on Zoover). The order is random, because the final choice is yours!

Nicest campsites in Limburg

Here are some of the nicest campsites in Limburg, with a swimming pool!

1. Recreational park De Leistert

  • Unique: Child-friendly with many facilities
  • Number of camping pitches: 1369
  • Rental accommodations: Cabins, chalets, (welness) bungalows, lodges and safari tents
Camping De LeistertCamping De Leistert

Recreation park De Leistert is one of the most popular campsites in the Netherlands. This large child-friendly five-star campsite is located in northern Limburg. The park consists of a bungalow park and camping site with an area the size of more than 200 football fields! Choose a quiet standard camping pitch or opt for the more luxurious spacious camping pitches with private sanitary facilities. De Leistert is a true play paradise with a bowling alley, indoor play jungle, subtropical swimming pool and outdoor wave pool and scores a big 8.4 on Zoover. Especially the child-friendliness, service and location are praised. In the summer season it is bursting with activities such as scavenger hunts, building huts, boot camp and campfires. In the area you will find Toverland amusement park and the Maasplassen, the largest natural water in the Netherlands.

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2. Camping/holiday park Klein Vink ★★★★

  • Unique: Located next to Thermal Bath Arcen
  • Number of camping pitches: 1040
  • Rental accommodations: Bungalows, villas, safari tents
Little FinchCamping Klein Vink

Klein Vink is a wonderfully spacious campsite and part of a holiday park with many facilities and also countless rental accommodations . This campsite receives good reviews in all respects, but especially the location, facilities and the friendly staff stand out. The pitches are in open fields but are surrounded by trees for some privacy. Young and old will enjoy themselves here in the (indoor) playground, fitness room, mini golf, sports fields and heated indoor swimming pool with paddling pool. Camping Klein Vink is located next to Arcen Thermal Baths, where you can enjoy massages, a beauty centre, thermal baths, solarium and saunas. Nearby is a recreational lake with a beach where you can swim, pedal boats and canoe. The perfect combination of action and relaxation.

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3. Panorama Camping Gulperberg

  • Unique: Located on the Gulperberg
  • Number of camping pitches: 178
  • Rental accommodation: The campsite rents out chalets, mobile homes and tents.
Camping GulperbergCamping Gulperberg

Who doesn’t love that beautiful South Limburg hilly landscape? At Panorama Camping Gulperberg you have a great view from your camping spot. Guests find the campsite very attractive and child-friendly. If you want something to eat, you can go to the cozy restaurant or visit the atmospheric town of Gulpen, here you will find many nice shops, restaurants and terraces. Cities such as Valkenburg, Maastricht and Vaals are also not far from the campsite. If you like walking and cycling, then this is the place for you. Be prepared because some routes have significant height differences. Panorama Camping Gulperberg is rightfully one of the nicest campsites with a swimming pool in Limburg ! For those who do not have their own tent or caravan: there are alsobeautiful bungalows for rent with stunning views over the hills!

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ALSO READ: 15x sights, outings & activities for your Limburg holiday

Most beautiful campsites on the Dutch coast

Here are some of the nicest campsites by the sea in the Netherlands!

4. RCN Toppershat ★★★★ (South Holland)

  • Unique: Within walking distance of the widest beach in the Netherlands
  • Number of camping pitches: 318
  • Rental accommodations: There are camping chalets, bungalows, mobile homes, luxury chalets and trendy dune lodges.
Camping RCN Toppers hatCamping RCN Toppers hat

Are you looking for a quiet family campsite with a personal atmosphere? Then RCN Toppershoedje is a good choice. The campsite is close to a beautiful North Sea beach, there are plenty of beach and water sports options such as sand yachting, kite surfing or blokarting. According to the reviews, especially families with children feel at home here. Guests often refer to the site as “a quiet place close to the sea”. RCN Toppershoedje is small-scale but does have a restaurant, snack bar and croissanterie. Explore the area on foot or by bike, for example to the village of Ouddorp.

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5. Molecaten Park Waterbos ★★★★ (South Holland)

  • Unique: Within walking distance of the beach
  • Number of camping pitches: 363
  • Rental accommodations: Luxury chalets with veranda, cabins and fully equipped tents
Camping Molecaten Park Waterbos

This campsite is ideal for nature lovers and families with children. Molecaten Park Waterbos is located on a large area with dunes, forest and beach. Rockanje beach is a short walk away, a wonderful place especially during the summer holidays. Prefer a little more rest? Then go in the spring and autumn and enjoy nature, the island of Voorne-Putten and the pleasant town of Rockanje. For a night out there is a wide choice of beach pavilions where you can eat or have a drink.

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6. Camping/holiday park Landal Sluftervallei ★★★★ (North Holland)

  • Unique: in the middle of Texel nature
  • Number of camping pitches: 57
  • Rental accommodations: Safari tents and mobile homes
Camping Landal SluftervalleiCamping Landal Sluftervallei

Have you always wanted to camp on the coast? At Camping Landal Sluftervallei you camp in the middle of nature on Texel , in the dunes! The beach is only 2 km away, where you will find cozy beach pavilions for lunch, drinks or dinner. Discover the charming villages, walk on the beach or go out by bike. Camping Landal Sluftervallei is part of a larger holiday park and has various games and sports facilities, a sauna, Turkish bath and an indoor swimming pool. Relax after an active day!

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ALSO READ: 20x special overnight stays by the sea in the Netherlands!

Nicest campsites Veluwe

7. Campsite / holiday park Ackersate (Voorthuizen)

  • Unique: Bizarrely well reviewed on Zoover!
  • Number of camping pitches: approx. 500
  • Rental accommodations: Bungalows, tiny houses, forest villas, safari tents, tent villas, hotel chalets, mobile homes, villas with private sauna
Ackersate . Holiday ParkAckersate . Holiday Park

An ideal children’s campsite with a swimming pool in the Veluwe for families with young and older children: Ackersate holiday park has a swimming pool with slides, playgrounds, (table) tennis, mini golf course, trampoline park, entertainment during the school holidays and much more! This campsite also calls itself a ‘holiday park’, because in addition to camping pitches, there are various rental accommodations, such as bungalows, forest villas, safari tents, hotel chalets, mobile homes and even luxury villas with their own sauna!

At the time of writing (*Dec 2020), Holiday Park Ackersate received an exceptional 8.7 average on Zoover! The campsite is praised as ‘Very nice, neat and beautiful campsite!’, ‘clean’, ‘complete and well organised’ and has ‘friendly staff’.

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ALSO READ: The top 5 nicest & best child-friendly campsites in the Veluwe!

8. Molecaten de Leemkule

  • Unique: spotting wildlife on the Veluwe
  • Number of camping pitches: 323
  • Rental accommodations: Bungalows, gypsy wagons and hikers’ cabins.
Camping Molecaten De Leemkule

Sleeping between the coniferous and deciduous forests, in the northeastern tip of the Veluwe , on beautiful car-free camping fields, that’s Camping Molecaten de Leemkule ! You are surrounded by nature, with a bit of luck you will see some deer jumping away in the morning. For children there is always a playground or sandbank near your camping pitch. Visitors love the area for walking and cycling, through the woods or along the nearby Hanseatic cities of Hattem (tip!) and Zwolle . The lovely outdoor pool is located right next to the terrace of the old thatched farmhouse in which the in-house restaurant is located; The beautiful Molecaten Estate is a short distance from the park!

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ALSO READ: Veluwe: all beautiful places, nice places & activities with children

Best campsites in Zeeland

9. RCN The Scotsman ★★★★

  • Unique: Water sports on the Veerse Meer!
  • Number of camping pitches: 876
  • Rental accommodations: Bungalows, apartments, (camping) chalets
RCN The Scotsman

The popular family camping site RCN De Schotsman is located directly on the Veerse Meer, a fifteen minute bike ride from Banjaardstrand. The campsite is a true paradise for water sports enthusiasts! There is even a sailing and surfing school on site and a real water ski course nearby. The park is very suitable for families with children of all ages. The campsite has various camping pitches, so you can choose from an open space by the water or just a bit more sheltered on a green field. Whatever you choose, there is plenty of space and the amenities (including indoor and outdoor pool with slides!) are not far away. There are different types of accommodations for rent at RCN de Schotsman, from an apartment to a modern holiday home or modest (camping) chalet. Nature lovers are also in the right place here, because the campsite is located in the beautiful nature reserve De Schotsman and a few kilometers from the Zeeland Banjaardstrand. Other nice trips in the area are the cities of Veere and Middelburg. There is a recreation team for kids from April to October at weekends and during school holidays.

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ALSO READ: Renting a house in the Netherlands: tips for cheap bookings!


10. Campsite/holiday park Dishoek ★★

  • Unique: At the foot of the Walcheren dunes
  • Number of camping pitches: 278
  • Rental accommodations: Bungalow or cottage
Camping DishoekCamping Dishoek

Dishoek beach in Zeeland is one of the most beautiful beaches in the Netherlands! Dishoek is also a very nice small-scale seaside resort, behind the high dunes of the Walcheren coast between Vlissingen and Zoutelande. At this family campsite you are right on the dunes, sea and beach. And not just any beach, but the sunniest beach in the Netherlands! There are sufficient facilities such as playing fields, playgrounds, restaurant, supermarket, pizzeria and snack bar. The ‘hospitality’ and ‘sports & animation’ are especially praised. You can also make free use of Zwemparadijs Park Hof Domburg. Camping Dishoek is a fifteen minute drive from the cities of Vlissingen and Middelburg and close to nature reserves where you can take beautiful walks. The ideal beach holiday!

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ALSO READ: The 10 best, nicest & most beautiful campsites on the Dutch coast!

11. Molecaten Park Hoogduin ★★★

  • Unique: Sleep directly behind the dunes
  • Number of camping pitches: 519
  • Rental accommodations: Beach house, bungalow, chalet, cabin or camper
Camping Molecaten Park Hoogduin

Another nice campsite on the Zeeland coast is Molecaten Park Hoogduin . You camp directly behind the high dune on spacious fields with every comfort. You can also bring your pet, there are special pet fields. The reviews speak positively about ‘the location’ and the ‘friendly atmosphere’. There are some good cycling and walking paths in the vicinity of Molecaten Park Hoogduin. Culture, traditional villages and the Zeeland cosiness are always nearby. Watch the sun go down, fly a kite on the beach and take a refreshing dip in the sea, the ultimate holiday feeling!

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12. Camping Roompot Beach Resort

  • Unique: Directly on the Oosterschelde
  • Number of camping pitches: 1427
  • Rental accommodations: Choose from a cottage, chalet or Beach House
Camping Roompot Beach ResortCamping Roompot Beach Resort

If you are looking for a large campsite full of facilities, then go to Roompot Beach Resort , on the Zeeland coast. The campsite is part of a large holiday park (including luxury beach houses and chalets ). There is plenty to do, such as swimming in the subtropical swimming paradise, windsurfing, kite surfing or gaming in the ChillZone. Children will not get bored easily here. The area is great for walking and cycling or for day trips to the historic towns of Veere and Zierikzee. Banjaardstrand is also nearby, which has been one of the cleanest and most beautiful beaches in the Netherlands for years. This park is less suitable for the elderly, but even more so for families.

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ALSO READ: The most beautiful beaches, places & places in Zeeland

Nicest campsites in Drenthe

13. RCN The North Star

  • Unique: Close to the Dwingelderveld nature reserve
  • Number of camping pitches: 506
  • Rental accommodations: In addition to group accommodation for 20 people, the recreation park rents out different types of bungalows for 4 to 8 people
Campsite RCN De Noordster

Camping & holiday park De Noordster is located on the edge of the Drenthe heath . The Dwingelderveld nature reserve is just around the corner, so you can walk straight into nature. De Noordster has cozy camping spots in open spaces in the forest with a lot of privacy. Sanitary facilities are always nearby and all camping pitches have electricity and WiFi. There are plenty of opportunities for fun activities, sports and games. There is an indoor playground for children, a planet-themed playground, a restaurant and a snack bar. Visitors are very enthusiastic about the ‘spacious pitches’ and ‘good facilities’. There is even the possibility to rent a tree house at your camping site, how cool is that!

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14. Hunzedal Holiday Park

  • Unique: Located around a recreational lake
  • Number of camping pitches: 590
  • Rental accommodation: Cottages, mobile homes, chalets, wooden houses with a tent roof and bungalow tents
Camping Holiday Park HunzedalCamping Holiday Park Hunzedal

Holiday Park Hunzedal is a well-arranged park with a camping area and cottages/chalets . The spacious camping pitches are located among greenery in beautiful surroundings on the Hondsrug. There are many amenities including a swimming pool, restaurant, cafe, play area, football pitch, bowling, mini golf and an indoor arcade. At this real family campsite, guests quickly feel at home. What to do: Within walking distance of Holiday Park Hunzedal you will find some Hunnebeds!

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15. Camping Bospark Lunsbergen

  • Unique: Next to the Gieten-Borger nature park
  • Number of camping pitches: 490
  • Rental accommodations: Spend the night in a chalet, cozy bungalow or safari tent
Camping Bospark LunsbergenCamping Bospark Lunsbergen

You can enjoy ultimate enjoyment in the wooded area of ​​Camping Bospark Lunsbergen . The campsite has spacious car-free fields where you can pitch your own caravan, camper or tent. There is, among other things, a restaurant, indoor swimming pool, playground and large sanitary building. In addition to camping pitches, there are also chalets, bungalows and safari tents for rent at the park. Camping Bospark Lunsbergen is ideally located for excursions in the beautiful surroundings. Walk along the Boomkroonpad, soak up culture in Assen and Emmen or go mountain biking through the Dwingelderveld National Park.

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ALSO READ: The most beautiful places, nice places in Drenthe

Nicest campsites in Overijssel

16. Camping De Lemeler Esch

  • Unique: Located directly on the Lemelerberg
  • Number of camping pitches: 190
  • Rental accommodations: Bungalow, lodge, safari tent, hiker’s cottage or forest villa
Camping De Lemeler Esch

Nature, tranquility and space can be found at nature campsite De Lemerer Esch . According to the reviews, guests are very pleased with the convenient location on the beautiful Lemelerberg, which is also a good starting point for hiking and cycling routes. Children can enjoy themselves in the heated outdoor pool, play pond and play forest. You can only camp for tourists on this campsite, so there are no permanent pitches or permanent residents.

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17. Campsite/holiday park Sallandshoeve

  • Unique: At the foot of the Sallandse Heuvelrug
  • Number of camping pitches: 234
  • Rental accommodations: The campsite has safari tents and bungalows for rent
Campsite SallandshoeveCampsite Sallandshoeve

Do you want to camp but with all the luxury and facilities of a holiday park? That is possible at camping Sallandshoeve , a nice park for families, nature lovers, walkers and cyclists. The campsite has spacious pitches (minimum 100 m²), some of which have private sanitary facilities. Go out with your own tent, camper or caravan and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the Sallandse Heuvelrug. You don’t necessarily have to leave the campsite for entertainment, the park has many sports facilities such as an indoor swimming pool, football fields, bowling, darts and pool billiards. Other sports such as tennis and golf are not far from the campsite.

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18. Camping and Holiday Park De Witte Berg

  • Unique: Near nature reserve Het Springendal
  • Number of camping pitches: 183
  • Rental accommodations: Chalets, bungalows and group accommodation de Heerdink Hoeve
Camping De Witte BergCamping De Witte Berg

Hours of fun in the outdoor pool, water fun in the swimming pond and relaxing on the sunbathing lawns are just a few of the activities you can choose from at De Witte Berg campsite . This family campsite is located in Twente’s nature and offers a good combination of relaxation and fun. The spacious pitches are largely located on the fishing and swimming ponds. The surroundings of Ootmarsum consist of streams, historic farms, heathland, hills and meadows, very nice to explore by bike.

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19. The Sand Stuve

  • Unique: More than 25 playgrounds
  • Number of camping pitches: 383
  • Rental accommodations: Spend the night in a bungalow, hiker’s cabin, safari tent, luxury lodge or chalet
Camping De ZandstuveCamping De Zandstuve

This cozy and popular family campsite is located in the Vechtdal in Overijssel. De Zandstuve has spacious camping pitches between the greenery or on an open field, the choice is yours. The camping pitches are comfortable and have electricity, their own water tap and a waste water drain. De Zandstuve is a true children’s paradise with more than 25 playgrounds to play in, and an outdoor pool with beautiful slides. This is also apparent from the reviews, where the facilities score very high. On less beautiful days you can go to the covered subtropical swimming pool or clamber in the indoor playground. In the vicinity of the campsite you can go hiking, canoeing or spend a day at an amusement park, which is great fun for the whole family!

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20. Beerze Bulten

  • Unique: Beautifully located on the river Vecht
  • Number of camping pitches: 615 (incl. rental accommodations)
  • Rental accommodations: Lodges, safari tents, bungalows and group accommodations
De Beerze BultenCamping Beerze Bulten

Familiecamping Beerze Bulten is a 5-star holiday park and campsite located in Beerze in Overijssel, in the middle of the nature of the Vechtdal and along the banks of the Vecht river. It is a very popular family campsite with all the facilities that go with it: Indoor play paradise, indoor and outdoor swimming pool, theatre, bowling, extensive entertainment and plenty of playgrounds.

For parents there is a beauty salon (with beauty and body treatments and relaxation massages), fitness, wellness. You can discover the River Vecht yourself by canoe, which can be rented at the park. Enjoy atmospheric food in our own Brasserie de Hagehorst, with a children’s play corner and sunny terrace. Or, fun for the kids: in Bultje’s Dining Room, in the indoor play paradise the Giga Rabbit Hole.

Tip: do you really want to sleep close to the Vecht? Then choose one of the Vechtglamping Lodges !

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Nicest campsites in Friesland

21. Camping It Wiid

  • Unique: In the middle of De Alde Feanen National Park
  • Number of camping pitches: 370
  • Rental accommodations: Spacious 6- and 8-person holiday homes
Camping It WiidCamping It Wiid

Camping right on the water in the middle of nature? That is possible at camping It Wiid in Friesland. On the large 28-hectare site you can bring your own tent, caravan or motorhome, some camping spots are even right on the water! There are several amenities including a heated outdoor swimming pool, football field and a playground. Tip: Explore the water by boat, at camping It Wiid you can rent sloops, canoes and motor boats.

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22. RCN De Roggeberg

  • Unique: On the edge of the Drents-Friese Wold National Park
  • Number of camping pitches: 914
  • Rental accommodation: The campsite offers a range of rental accommodation such as gypsy wagons, safari tents, wool lodges, mobile homes, chalets and various types of bungalows
Camping De Roggeberg

Get some fresh air in nature, cross the woods on your mountain bike or read a book at your camping spot, what are you going to do? Camping De Roggeberg has spacious camping pitches on well-maintained fields, perfect for a real outdoor holiday. You have enough privacy because of the bushes and trees that surround your camping spot. Despite the fact that the campsite is quite large, according to many guests, there is a personal and small-scale atmosphere. There is plenty to do in the vicinity of De Roggeberg, especially many outdoor opportunities.

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ALSO READ: 15x sights, outings & activities for your Friesland holiday

Most beautiful campsites in Utrecht, North Brabant & Achterhoek

23. RCN the Great Forest ★★★★ (Utrecht)

  • Unique: In the Utrechtse Heuvelrug
  • Number of camping pitches: 740
  • Rental accommodations: Various options such as a luxury mobile home or an attractive Finnish bungalow
Camping RCN Het Grote BosCamping RCN Het Grote Bos

Going out with the kids? Camping RCN het Grote Bos is located in the middle of a nature reserve in Utrecht with amusement parks, museums, historic villages and old castles, very suitable for a holiday full of variety. The campsite has a heated outdoor pool with slide, water play paradise, go-kart and bicycle rental, restaurant with terrace and a spectacular survival course. You can walk straight into the woods from your spacious camping pitch. Enjoy a nice breakfast in the morning and hit the road or… just do nothing at all!

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24. RCN de Flaasbloem ★★★★★ (North Brabant)

  • Unique: At the recreational lake ‘t Smokkelstrand
  • Number of camping pitches: 1129
  • Rental accommodation: Luxury Finnish lodges, bungalows, chalets, mobile homes and fully equipped tent lodges
Campsite RCN De Flaasbloem-2

If you would like a campsite with a swimming pool, then RCN de Flaasbloem is the right place for you. This park in North Brabant is located in the middle of the Chaamse forests and close to Recreational Lake ‘t Smokkelstrand. There is an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, fishing pond, sports field, animal pasture and jeu-de-boules court. You have a wide choice of shady camping fields, possibly with private sanitary facilities or your own tree house! If you want to go “back to basics”, choose De Wildenberg: a piece of untouched nature without paths and permanent camping pitches. Tip: Go to the Efteling for a fun day out.

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25. Camping/holiday park De Twee Bruggen ★★★★★ (Gelderland)

  • Unique: Near the border with Germany
  • Number of camping pitches: 656
  • Rental accommodations: Bungalows, mobile homes, chalets, lodge and safari tents
Holiday park De Twee Bruggen

This attractive campsite with private sanitary facilities is part of a holiday park. Camping De Twee Bruggen is located near Doetinchem and is surrounded by nature. Enjoy the outdoors but with a little extra comfort. The park is spacious and has an animal meadow, bowling alley, indoor swimming pool, wellness and sand playground. De Twee Bruggen is a popular family park in the Achterhoek , perfect for nature lovers, families with young children and seniors. Don’t have your own tent or caravan? No problem, at De Twee Bruggen you can rent fantastic ‘glamping’ accommodations such as chalets and lodge tents right on the river .

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ALSO READ: Camping on a river in the Netherlands? These are the 10 best!

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10 Best Cheap Hotels in the Netherlands

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1. CitizenM Schiphol Airport

Finding an ideal trendy hotel in Schiphol does not have to be difficult. Welcome to citizenM Schiphol Airport, a nice option for travelers like you!

You will be able to relax and enjoy your stay thanks to the flat-screen television, air conditioning and desk facilities offered in the rooms. You can also connect to the internet with free wifi provided by Citizenm Hotel Amsterdam.

This hotel offers a 24-hour reception, a cafe and outdoor furniture. CitizenM Schiphol Airport also provides breakfast facilities. Thus, you will be able to rest and refresh after a busy day.

Schiphol has plenty of seafood restaurants. During your trip, do not forget to stop by popular places such as Bubbles Seafood & Winebar and Happy Seafood and taste delicious dishes.

If you want to explore Schiphol, you can stop by The Panorama Terrace (0.5 mi). This place is a short walk from the Citizenm Hotel Amsterdam Airport Hotel.

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2. Hotel Aalders

Hotel Aalders is a great choice for those traveling to Amsterdam. With its affordability, comfort and convenient location, this hotel offers an enchanting setting and amenities thought for travelers just like you.

Travelers to Amsterdam can easily explore nearby landmarks such as Moco Museum – Banksy & more (0.1 km) and Concertgebouw (0.4 km) with a stay at Hotel Aalders.

Rooms are equipped with flat-screen TVs and desks. Connecting to the internet is also very easy thanks to the free wifi. Thus, you will be able to rest and refresh comfortably.

Hotel Aalders offers its guests a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage services. Also, as a valued Hotel Aalders guest, you can take advantage of the on-site breakfast. For guests arriving by car, paid public parking is available nearby.

While in Amsterdam, you can try Sea Palace, Restaurant Haesje Claes, or The Seafood Bar van Baerlestraat for local shrimp favorites.

Also, be sure to stop by parks like Vondelpark, Amstelpark, and Amsterdamse Bos during your trip.

For Hotel Aalders, the comfort and satisfaction of its guests always comes first. The hotel will be happy to welcome you on your trip to Amsterdam.

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10 Best Cheap Hotels in the Netherlands

3. Hampton by Hilton Amsterdam / Arena Boulevard

Hampton by Hilton Amsterdam / Arena Boulevard is a great choice for those traveling to Amsterdam. In addition to a quiet environment, the hotel offers many practical facilities to make your stay more enjoyable.

Travelers to Amsterdam can easily explore nearby landmarks such as Shirdi Sai Samaj Netherlands (2.4 km) and Amstelveld (2.8 km) with a stay at Hampton by Hilton Amsterdam / Arena Boulevard.

Hampton by Hilton Amsterdam / Arena Boulevard rooms feature flat-screen televisions, air conditioning and desks. Guests can also connect to the internet using free wifi.

In addition, you can enjoy the fitness center and free breakfast during your stay at Hampton by Hilton Amsterdam / Arena Boulevard. Are you coming with your vehicle? Hampton by Hilton Amsterdam / Arena Boulevard offers parking.

While in Amsterdam you can enjoy tapas at nearby restaurants such as Restaurant Girassol.

Do you want to go exploring? Johan Cruyff Arena (0.5 km) and Kinderboerderij Gliphoeve (1.9 km), which are some of Amsterdam’s most popular attractions, are within walking distance of the hotel.

Enjoy your trip to Amsterdam!

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4. Eden Hotel Amsterdam

If you are looking for a quiet hotel in Amsterdam, the Eden Hotel Amsterdam is for you.

Close to some of Amsterdam’s most popular landmarks, such as Het Rembrandthuis Museum (0.3 km) and Hagelswag (0.7 km), Best Western Hotel Amsterdam is a great destination for tourists.

Best Western Eden Hotel offers guests an array of room amenities, including flat-screen televisions, air conditioning and desks. Connecting to the internet is also possible thanks to the free wifi.

To make your stay more enjoyable, the hotel offers 24-hour reception, concierge and room service. The business also has a living room. Guests arriving by car can take advantage of the parking service.

While you’re here, be sure to try seafood restaurants like Foodhallen, The Seafood Bar van Baerlestraat, and Bridges Dining. All a short distance from the Best Western Amsterdam.

Also, don’t forget to stop by the Botanical Garden (Hortus Botanicus), Beatrixpark and Park Frankendael during your trip.

Eden Hotel Amsterdam looks forward to welcoming you during your next visit.

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5. Steigenberger Airport Hotel Amsterdam

Thinking where to stay in Schiphol? Then look no further than Steigenberger Airport Hotel Amsterdam, a family-friendly hotel that brings the best of Schiphol to your doorstep.

Rooms feature amenities such as flat-screen televisions. Guests can also connect to the internet thanks to the free wifi offered by the hotel.

Dorint Hotel Amsterdam offers room service and concierge services to make your stay more enjoyable. The facility also has a pool and breakfast. If you are driving to Steigenberger Airport Hotel Amsterdam, parking is available.

Close to The Panorama Terrace (4.0 km), a popular Schiphol landmark, Steigenberger Airport Hotel Amsterdam is a great destination for tourists.

If you want to go to the bar, Sports & Media, Cafe Rembrandt or Frames Bar & Bites are good options. Moreover, they are very close to Dorint Hotel Amsterdam.

We hope you enjoy your stay at Steigenberger Airport Hotel Amsterdam as you experience everything Schiphol has to offer.

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/wCXzWRMKnuJyXpXU9

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6. Hotel Sebastian’s

Welcome to Hotel Sebastian’s! Desiring to be a second home for you in Amsterdam, this hotel offers many different facilities to make your stay more enjoyable.

While staying at Hotel Sebastian’s, visitors can check out Dam Square (0.7 km) and Centraal Station (0.9 km), some of Amsterdam’s top attractions.

The rooms are equipped with amenities such as flat-screen TV, minibar and air conditioning. Guests can also connect to the internet thanks to the free wifi offered by the hotel.

Hotel Sebastian’s offers 24-hour front desk, concierge and luggage storage services to make your stay more enjoyable. The establishment also has breakfast.

While in Amsterdam be sure to experience local shrimp favorites at Sea Palace, Restaurant Haesje Claes, or The Seafood Bar van Baerlestraat. Moreover, they are only a short distance from Hotel Sebastian’s.

If you’re looking for things to do, you can check out Red Light District (0.9 km), Anne Frank House (0.6 km), or Jordaan (0.5 km), some of the top attractions among tourists. Moreover, they are all within walking distance.

Hotel Sebastian’s puts the best of Amsterdam at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable. Thus, you can relax and have a pleasant time on your holiday.

Location: https://g.page/HotelSebas?share

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7. Volkshotel

After a tiring day, everyone is looking for a pillow to rest their head on. Volkshotel, one of the Amsterdam hotels, is a very suitable option for resting and rejuvenating. Known for its charming setting and close proximity to great restaurants and attractions, Volkshotel makes it easy for guests to enjoy Amsterdam.

Volkshotel rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, air conditioning and desk. Guests can also connect to the internet using free wifi.

In addition, you can enjoy the jacuzzi and roof bar during your stay at Volkshotel. Are you coming with your vehicle? Volkshotel offers parking.

Travelers to Amsterdam can easily explore nearby landmarks such as Moco Museum – Banksy & more (2.1 km) and Hagelswag (2.3 km) with a stay at Volkshotel.

While in Amsterdam it’s a good idea to check out some restaurants within a short walk of Volkshotel such as De Kas (1.3 km), Zaza’s (1.4 km), and Cafe Loetje (1.9 km).

If you are looking for something to do, you can have a nice time by visiting the Rijksmuseum (2.0 km). Moreover, within walking distance of Volkshotel.

Whether the purpose of your trip is business or leisure, Volkshotel will make your trip to Amsterdam unforgettable.

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8. Hotel Casa Amsterdam

Welcome to Hotel Casa! Desiring to be a second home for you in Amsterdam, this hotel offers many different facilities to make your stay more enjoyable.

While staying at Hotel Casa, visitors can check out Het Rembrandthuis Museum (2.5 km) and Red Light District (2.9 km), some of Amsterdam’s top attractions.

Offering a flat-screen TV, refrigerator and air conditioning, the hotel will make you feel at home. Connecting to the internet is also very easy thanks to the free wifi.

During their stay at Hotel Casa, guests have access to the 24-hour front desk, concierge and roof terrace services. In addition, Hotel Casa offers breakfast facilities. This will make your Amsterdam trip even more enjoyable. Another convenience offered by the business to the guests is the parking service.

While in Amsterdam you can dine at nearby restaurants such as Sea Palace, The Seafood Bar van Baerlestraat, or Bridges Dining.

Also, be sure to stop by art museums like Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum and Moco Museum – Banksy & more during your trip.

Hotel Casa puts the best of Amsterdam at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable. Thus, you can relax and have a pleasant time on your holiday.

Location: https://g.page/HotelCasaAmsterdam?share

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9. Hotel CC

If you are looking for a quiet hotel in Amsterdam, Hotel CC is for you.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Dam Square (0.4 km) and Centraal Station (0.5 km), guests of Hotel CC can easily experience some of Amsterdam’s most well known attractions.

Hotel CC offers guests an array of room amenities, including flat-screen televisions, air conditioning and desks. Connecting to the internet is also possible thanks to the free wifi.

In order to make your stay more enjoyable, the hotel offers 24-hour reception, luggage storage and cafe services.

If you’re craving casseroles, The Pantry or Dauphine are good options for you. If not, you can look into Italian restaurant restaurants such as Foodhallen, Pasta e Basta or Eatmosfera Ristorante.

Best of all, those staying at Hotel CC can easily visit Vondelpark, Westerpark and Rembrandtplein, some of Amsterdam’s most famous when it comes to parks.

Hotel CC looks forward to welcoming you during your upcoming visit.

Location: https://g.page/hotelcc?share

10. Hotel Luxer

Welcome to Hotel Luxer! Desiring to be a second home for you in Amsterdam, this hotel offers many different facilities to make your stay more enjoyable.

Close to some of Amsterdam’s most popular landmarks, such as Centraal Station (0.4 km) and Dam Square (0.4 km), Hotel Luxer Amsterdam is a great destination for tourists.

Luxer Hotel is a good option for those looking for a charming hotel. Offering a flat-screen TV, air conditioning and desk in its rooms, the hotel also provides free wifi to its guests.

The hotel has a 24-hour front desk, concierge and luggage storage services. Guests can also make use of the lounge. This makes the business a favorite choice for those traveling to Amsterdam.

Amsterdam has plenty of Italian restaurants. During your trip, be sure to stop by popular attractions such as Foodhallen, Pasta e Basta, and Eatmosfera Ristorante and taste delicious dishes.

If you’re looking for something to do, check out the Red Light District (0.3 km), the Anne Frank House (1.1 km), and the Jordaan (1.3 km). Moreover, all of them are within walking distance of Hotel Luxer.

Hotel Luxer puts the best of Amsterdam at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable. Thus, you can relax and have a pleasant time on your holiday.

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The Fairytale Village of the Netherlands: Giethoorn

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The Fairytale Village of the Netherlands: Giethoorn

Giethoorn is a fairy-tale village located in the Dutch Province of Overijssel . Described as the Venice of the Netherlands, Giethoorn is a fairy-tale town where streets and streets are replaced by water channels, where no means of transportation other than electric boats enter, and houses are located on islands and islets. I think it’s one of the most amazing places in the world.

Giethoorn, whose name means ‘goat horn’, dates back to the 13th century. Only 2,620 people live in the village, which is made up of farmhouses, canals and bridges that impress. Giethoorn became especially famous after 1958, when Dutch filmmaker Bert Haanstra shot the village in the famous comedy Fanfare.

Giethoorn, Netherlands

The sentence ‘The loudest sound you can hear may be the sound of a duck or the sounds of other birds’ on the website of the town, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List, explains all this calmness. Although many tourists skip this wonderful part of the Netherlands, Giethoorn and its surroundings are definitely worth a visit.

Giethoorn, who took part in the special series of Monopoly game released in 2015, became a world-renowned place after taking part in the game. The town, which is visited by more than 200 thousand Chinese tourists a year, is a destination that those who come to Amsterdam add to their route. Special tours are also organized to this fairy-tale village, where the interest is increasing day by day.

The village, which had no roads before, could only be reached by boats. As the number of people started to increase, a road was built and a bicycle path was also added. Although there is road access to the village, most of the houses in the village can still be reached only by boats. Even the delivery of mail is carried out by boats called punta.

In Giethoorn, where the use of gasoline-powered boats is prohibited due to both environmental pollution and noise, houses and islands are connected by 180 bridges.

The boots used by the people living in the town to go to work, school or shopping in their daily life are also the favorites of those who want to visit Giethoorn. Vehicles called Whisper Boats operate almost silently.

Those who want to rent these boats are told how to use the engine and a map is given to avoid getting lost in the channels. Another option other than boats is the gondola-like punters. You move forward by pushing this vehicle with the help of a stick. You can also tour the village by renting a bicycle and shop at the souvenir shops.

You can take a walk or take a boat ride among Giethoorn’s fairy-tale houses, which look like they are from a fairy tale book, and you can rent a boat and wander the canals in the town. If you want to sit and just watch the village, you can take a pleasant break at the restaurants and cafes on the shore of the village.

Giethoorn Attractions

Those who want to visit the town meet different landscapes at different times of the year. Giethoorn, which is a wonderful alternative for those looking for a peaceful and quiet place, lives its best times in the spring months when the flowers start to bloom and the nature starts to color. In addition, the village hosts various events and festivals during the summer months, and the village has a magnificent atmosphere.

In August, the town is flooded with tourists. In winter, with the snowfall, Giethoorn turns into a painting. The canals freeze and turn into ski slopes ready for use by locals and tourists alike. When it comes to places to visit in Giethoorn, not much comes to mind. Still, the village has several museums where you can get an insight into the lives of people of past centuries.

Museum De Oude Aarde, opened by Rene Boissevain in 1969, is one of the must-visit museums in town. The precious stones and minerals that Boissevain collected by traveling to different parts of the world are exhibited in the museum. Every year, new pieces are added to the museum collection run by the Visser Family. The museum is open to visitors between 10.00-18.00 in March-October, and between 10.00-17.00 in November-March.

Mennonite Church, a church founded by Mennonites who were present in Giethoorn about 500 years ago. Mennonites are a sect of Christianity known for its religious rules that reject modern life. The history of the church, located on the main canal, dates back to the 1800s. Giethoorn grew up around this church. Its architecture is considered somewhat peculiar when compared to other churches of the period. It must be interesting to see how families arrive by boat for Sunday mass.

Giethoorn T Olde Maat Uus Museum is a museum displaying the daily life of a typical farmhouse in Giethoorn 100 years ago. The museum, which was opened after an old farmhouse was rebuilt in 1988 and decorated in an old style, is located right across the church. It’s a sight to behold in Giethoorn 100 years ago to give you an idea of ​​what everyday life was like. The museum can be visited from Monday to Saturday.

The Fanfare is Giethoorn’s most famous cafe. This place is very quiet, very calm and very beautiful, ideal for breathing. The popularity of this place is due to the fact that Dutch filmmaker Bert Haanstra shot part of his movie Fanfare in 1958 at the cafe.

Weerribben Wieden National Park is a park surrounding Giethoorn. Every corner of the village is actually a national park. Most canal sightseeing tours offer an extended tour at certain times to delve deeper into nature reserves. There’s more to see as you head to other corners of canals and lakes. Many bike trails run through this national park.

We rented a boat ourselves and toured as a group. My boat ride experience was great. It is not difficult to navigate the canals in a small and easy-to-drive boat. Those who wish can also join boat tours with captain. It is a great solution for families with children, those who are afraid to use their own boat and those who want to escape in rainy weather.

On these tours, the captain tells you the history of the village. This includes how thatched roofs were once a solution for the poor, but today they are a luxury for the rich. If you come across rare birds and animals while walking through the canal, it also introduces them.

It is necessary to stay at least 1 night in order to experience the peaceful atmosphere of Giethoorn, which is mostly visited on a daily basis due to its proximity to Amsterdam. For those who are considering accommodation, Hotel de Harmonie is located on the north side of one of the quietest areas of the town, right next to the canal. For those who do not want to spend a lot of money on the hotel, there are dozens of different rental homes on Airbnb.

How to get to Giethoorn

Giethoorn Village is located in the Dutch province of Overijssel. The village, which is part of the Steenwijkerland Municipality, is located approximately 5 km from Steenwijk in the south-west.

It is 120 km from Giethoorn to Amsterdam and can be reached in approximately 1.5 hours. You can also join the Giethoorn tour programs departing from Amsterdam to go to Giethoorn.

Amsterdam Central Railway Station Giethoorn, which can be reached by changing two or three trains from Amsterdam Centraal, is 114 km from Amsterdam. Depending on the number of trains and the time of departure, it takes between 2 and 3.5 hours to reach the village by train from Amsterdam.

The ring bus, which departs from the train station, drops the passengers at the point that is 10 minutes’ walk from the village. It takes 1.5 hours by private car from Amsterdam to Giethoorn.

Giethoorn , a village you could never imagine existed in the world, is a dream village with its fairytale houses, canals and bridges, away from the eyes of hungry travelers, from which you will not want to wake up. It’s your dream to take a walk along the canal, stand on a wooden bridge and watch the sunset, and take a boat ride among cute thatched farmhouses. This picturesque village should be at the top of your list.

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Visit to Veteran Windmills: Zaanse Schans

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Visit to Veteran Windmills: Zaanse Schans

Visit to Veteran Windmills: Zaanse Schans… Amsterdam is the first thing that comes to mind when it comes to traveling to the Netherlands, and this is one of the first places to visit in Amsterdam. Zaanse Schans is a place of fairy tale beauty beyond being a town in its own right… It is almost an open-air museum where you can taste the delicious Dutch cheeses, witness cheese making, and meet the village and farm life of the Netherlands.

Transport

About 20 km from Amsterdam, Zaanse Schans is connected to the city of Zaandam. There are many alternatives for transportation from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans. You can reach the colorful windmills in just 15-20 minutes with a bus ride that takes approximately 40 minutes, or with the Koog Zaandijk train departing from Amsterdam Centraal Station for those who say they don’t have time. When you come to Zaanse Schans, be sure to get a map and find your route. If you wish, you can also stop by the bike rental point and evaluate the long and short tour options.

History of the Region

When you see the historical windmills and wooden houses, you feel that this place has a history of hundreds of years. The town of Zaanse Schans, one of the first settlements in the Netherlands, was built in the 18th century. Many houses have moved. Until 1993, village houses, farms, windmills, tiny ports and roads were built. In those years, windmills provided water drainage in the Netherlands, most of which was below sea level.

In Zaanse Schans, which had more than a thousand windmills in its time, there are 10 windmills under protection today, each of which is used for different purposes. In addition to paint production, woodworking, oil and cocoa production, you can visit some of the windmills that serve as warehouses for free, and some for a fee.

In Zaanse Schans, which is completely outside our understanding of the “village”, you come across houses with well-kept and glamorous gardens, museums with surprising history, and tiny shops.

MUSEUMS

Albert Heijn Museum Shop

Amsterdam, you are probably the birthplace of the Albert Heijn grocery chain, which you will see on every corner! This wooden house from that time is a cute place with its furniture and green color that will create a wonderful backdrop for the photos. The entrance to the market, which was established in 1887 and turned into a museum, is free.

Honig Breethuis House

In this house , named after the Honig family who lived here in the 1800s, you have the opportunity to witness the local village life of the Netherlands up close. You can also examine the home decoration from those years with many details.

The Zaanse Time Museum

is a museum that deals with the “clock” culture, which has undergone changes from centuries ago to the present day. Those who are interested in watches should definitely see it.

Zaanse Museum

This is exactly where that delicious chocolate smell comes from! Those who want to take a closer look at the history of biscuit and chocolate should definitely visit.

Bakery Museum

You can visit the historical bakery to learn about Dutch pastries and taste the famous Zaanse Schans bread. Plus, admission is free!

Jisper House

I’ve come this far, and for those who want to have a moment with traditional clothes, fisherman’s cottage Jisper House will be the right address.

Windmill Museum

The museum, which will open again in 2020, contains a lot of information about the windmills in the region and in general.

Windmills

De Huisman

De Gekroonde Poelenburg

A windmill where you can buy a windmill while enjoying a wonderful view from the terrace floor and tasting all kinds of spices downstairs. 

De Kat

is still one of the most famous mills used in paint production. The entrance fee is 4 Euros to witness the production of paint with the power of the mill and to look at the view from the terrace.

De Zoeker

Mill used in oil, dye and cocoa production.

De Bleeke Dood

The oldest windmill in the Netherlands, not the region. Bakers used to work in this mill to grind flour. In addition to these famous mills that must be visited until Zaanse Schans, there will be other windmills you will see, Het Jonge Schaap, Mini – mills De Ooievaar, De Bonte Hen, De Os.

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