Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of IJmuiden

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in IJmuiden. Travellers appreciate the cafes in this welcoming city. Nes and Zaanse Schans are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around IJmuiden

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes IJmuiden a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Artis (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Playcenter Silverstone (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Linnaeushof (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • NDSM Werf (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Noordwijkse Golf Club (13.3 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Amsterdam Dungeon (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in IJmuiden

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 19°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of IJmuiden

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, IJmuiden is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hortus Botanicus (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Artis (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Nationaal Park Zuid-Kennemerland (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Zandvoort Beach (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Sloterpark and Sloterplas (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Egmond aan Zee Beach (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around IJmuiden

The nearest airport is in Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol), located 12.5 mi (20 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around IJmuiden?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 700 holiday lettings around IJmuiden. From 341 houses to 242 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 IJmuiden?

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 IJmuiden:

  • Amsterdam City Centre: 490 holiday homes
  • Amsterdam South: 685 holiday homes
  • Amsterdam West: 401 holiday homes
  • Grachtengordel-Zuid: 282 holiday homes
  • Amsterdam North: 651 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 IJmuiden? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in IJmuiden. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Keukenhof Gardens: 1,870 holiday lettings
  • Amsterdam Central Station: 1,924 holiday lettings
  • Leidseplein: 2,167 holiday lettings
  • Lighthouse Noordwijk: 1,099 holiday lettings
  • Dam Square: 922 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 341 Houses in IJmuiden. Our other popular types of IJmuiden holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 242 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 25 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in IJmuiden?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 160 holiday homes with pool available in IJmuiden. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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