Once a small fishing village that is known to have existed as far back as 1100 B.C, Zandvoort is now a thriving town which is very popular with travellers of all ages. A Zandvoort holiday means that you can be close to all of the activities and attractions of Amsterdam without being caught up in the masses. A Zandvoort holiday rental house will not only provide you with all of the comforts of home, it will give you the opportunity to enjoy some of the most breath-taking sea views in the whole of The Netherlands.
A Zandvoort holiday is perfect for either those who want to get stuck in to a lot of exciting activities or for those who simply want to relax in moderately peaceful surroundings. You can choose to just relax and watch the sea or locals go about their daily lives from your comfortable Zandvoort holiday rental house; or you can indulge in a variety of activities such as walking, tennis, cycling, golf and horse riding. Zandvoort has a beautiful stretch of beach which makes it popular with those who love water sports such as sailing, surfing, fishing, swimming and windsurfing.
No Zandvoort holiday would be complete without a visit to Amsterdam which is approximately 45 minutes east of the town. Amsterdam has plenty of attractions and things to do but is most noted for its array of museums. Visitors should definitely make the time to visit the Rijksmuseum in the city, which has a vast collection of fine Dutch art. This includes pieces by renowned artists including Rembrandt, Ferdinand Bol and Bartholomeus van der Helst.
Should you be considering booking a fantastic Zandvoort holiday rental house then you can expect to enjoy a temperate climate, which means that there are cool summers and cool winters. The warmest months of the year to enjoy a Zandvoort holiday tend to be July and August when the temperature during the day can reach as much as 22°C. The cooler months of January and February can see the daytime temperature drop to between 1°C and 6°C. The annual rainfall amount for the town is 24 inches.
Travellers on a Zandvoort holiday can arrive at Schiphol Airport (AMS) which is approximately 14 miles away from the town. Airlines that offer affordable, regular flights to the area include Lufthansa, KLM, easyJet, British Airways and BMIbaby. Passengers can depart the UK from several airports such as London Heathrow (LHR), Liverpool (LPL), Leeds (LBA), Birmingham (BHX) and Edinburgh (EDI).