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 1,020 holiday rentals around Alkmaar. From 255 flats & apartments to 719 holiday houses, 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:

  • Nieuwmarkt en Lastage: 224 holiday homes
  • Amsterdam City Centre: 489 holiday homes
  • Waterland: 23 holiday homes
  • Amsterdam West: 400 holiday homes
  • Burgwallen Nieuwe Zijde: 318 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:

  • DSB Stadion: 2,543 holiday rentals
  • Dutch Cheesemuseum: 2,016 holiday rentals
  • Op Art Museum: 1,887 holiday rentals
  • Vismarkt: 2,030 holiday rentals
  • AFAS Stadium: 2,550 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 Condos/Apartments in Alkmaar?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 255 Condos/Apartments in Alkmaar. Our other popular types of Alkmaar holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 719 holiday houses
  • Chalets: 43 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 88 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Alkmaar?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 107 holiday homes with pool available in Alkmaar. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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