Destination guide

The historical city of Alkmaar awaits you

Enjoy the area's cathedral, history and museums with a rental holiday home in Alkmaar. This city's cheese shops, cycling and shopping draw many visitors. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Alkmaar

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Alkmaar a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Vlindertuin Vlindorado (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Landgoed Hoenderdaell (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • NDSM Werf (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Playcenter Silverstone (17.1 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Golfbaan Ooghduyne (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Alkmaar

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Alkmaar. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Noordhollands Duinreservaat (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Noordhollands Duinreservaat (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Bergen-aan-Zee Beach (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Egmond aan Zee Beach (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Vlindertuin Vlindorado (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Callantsoog Beach (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Alkmaar

The nearest airport is in Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol), located 22.3 mi (35.9 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Alkmaar Station or Alkmaar Noord Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Alkmaar?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 966 holiday rentals around Alkmaar. From 481 Houses to 302 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Alkmaar is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Alkmaar?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Alkmaar:

  • Amsterdam-Centrum: 583 holiday homes
  • Museum Quarter: 534 holiday homes
  • Waterland: 30 holiday homes
  • Jordaan: 427 holiday homes
  • Westerpark: 415 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Alkmaar?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Alkmaar. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • National Biermuseum: 2,205 holiday rentals
  • Alkmaar Station: 2,043 holiday rentals
  • DSB Stadion: 2,566 holiday rentals
  • AFAS Stadium: 2,554 holiday rentals
  • Waag: 2,218 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Alkmaar listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Alkmaar?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 481 Houses in Alkmaar. Our other popular types of Alkmaar holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 302 holiday houses
  • Chalets: 30 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 78 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Alkmaar?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 214 holiday homes with pool available in Alkmaar. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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