Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Velsen-Zuid

The lake and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Velsen-Zuid. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its golfing and restaurants. Nes and Zaanse Schans are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Velsen-Zuid

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Velsen-Zuid a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Artis (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Playcenter Silverstone (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Linnaeushof (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • NDSM Werf (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Amsterdam Dungeon (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Amsterdam Chinatown (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Velsen-Zuid

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Velsen-Zuid. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hortus Botanicus (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Artis (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Nationaal Park Zuid-Kennemerland (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Sloterpark and Sloterplas (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Zandvoort Beach (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Rembrandt Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Velsen-Zuid

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

How many holiday rentals are available around Velsen-Zuid?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,266 holiday lettings around Velsen-Zuid. From 418 houses to 596 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Velsen-Zuid?

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

  • Amsterdam City Centre: 476 holiday homes
  • Amsterdam South: 676 holiday homes
  • Amsterdam West: 393 holiday homes
  • Grachtengordel-Zuid: 270 holiday homes
  • Amsterdam North: 641 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Velsen-Zuid? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Velsen-Zuid. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Golfpark Spaarnwoude: 2,609 holiday lettings
  • Johan Cruyff Arena: 1,864 holiday lettings
  • Keukenhof Gardens: 1,861 holiday lettings
  • Amsterdam Central Station: 1,917 holiday lettings
  • Leidseplein: 2,025 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Velsen-Zuid listed on 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 Velsen-Zuid?

Yes, of course. offers 418 Houses in Velsen-Zuid. Our other popular types of Velsen-Zuid holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 596 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 45 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 606 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Velsen-Zuid?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 180 holiday homes with pool available in Velsen-Zuid. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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