Destination guide

The beachside setting of Petten is ready to explore

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Petten. This city has something for everyone. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Petten

Are you looking for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Petten a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Vlindertuin Vlindorado (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Golfbaan Ooghduyne (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Landgoed Hoenderdaell (9.9 mi / 16 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Petten

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Petten is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Callantsoog Beach (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Vlindertuin Vlindorado (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Noordhollands Duinreservaat (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Bergen-aan-Zee Beach (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Noordhollands Duinreservaat (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Egmond aan Zee Beach (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Petten

Fly into Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol), the closest airport, located 31.9 mi (51.3 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Petten?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,222 holiday lettings near Petten. From 667 Houses to 333 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Petten for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Petten?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Petten. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Den Helder Station: 813 holiday lettings
  • Castricum Station: 2,744 holiday lettings
  • Egmond aan Zee Beach: 2,074 holiday lettings
  • Hollands Kaasmuseum: 2,544 holiday lettings
  • Alkmaar Station: 2,360 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Petten listed on HomeAway 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 Petten?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 667 Houses in Petten. Our other popular types of Petten holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 333 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 96 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 96 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Petten?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 339 holiday homes with pool available in Petten. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.