Destination guide

The friendly city of Zaandam awaits you

Learn about the unique charm of Zaandam with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city's shopping, restaurants and spas attract many visitors, as does its welcoming and romantic location. Nes and Zaanse Schans are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Zaandam

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Zaandam a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Artis (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • NDSM Werf (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Playcenter Silverstone (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Amsterdam Chinatown (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Amsterdam Dungeon (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Linnaeushof (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Zaandam

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Zaandam is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hortus Botanicus (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Artis (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Westergasfabriek Culture Park (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Sloterpark and Sloterplas (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Herengracht Canal (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Rembrandt Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Zaandam

The nearest airport is in Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol), located 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Zaandam Station or Zaandam Kogerveld Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Zaandam?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,377 holiday rentals around Zaandam. From 628 holiday houses to 586 flats & 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 Zaandam is on Stayz.

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

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 Zaandam:

  • Nieuwmarkt en Lastage: 219 holiday homes
  • Amsterdam City Centre: 487 holiday homes
  • Waterland: 22 holiday homes
  • Amsterdam West: 393 holiday homes
  • Burgwallen Nieuwe Zijde: 316 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 Zaandam?

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

  • Czar Peter House: 2,464 holiday rentals
  • Monet Atelier in Zaandam: 2,461 holiday rentals
  • Zaantheater: 2,472 holiday rentals
  • Montelbaans Tower (Montelbaanstoren): 2,461 holiday rentals
  • Zaans Museum: 2,424 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Zaandam 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 Zaandam?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 628 Houses in Zaandam. Our other popular types of Zaandam holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 586 holiday houses
  • Villas: 176 holiday houses
  • Bed & breakfasts: 53 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 Zaandam?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 346 holiday homes with pool available in Zaandam. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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