Destination guide

The historical city of Alkmaar awaits you

Enjoy the area's cathedral, history and museums with a rental holiday home in Alkmaar. This city's cheese shops, cycling and shopping draw many visitors. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Alkmaar

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Alkmaar a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Vlindertuin Vlindorado (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Landgoed Hoenderdaell (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • NDSM Werf (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Playcenter Silverstone (17.1 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Golfbaan Ooghduyne (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Alkmaar

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Alkmaar. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Noordhollands Duinreservaat (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Noordhollands Duinreservaat (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Bergen-aan-Zee Beach (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Egmond aan Zee Beach (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Vlindertuin Vlindorado (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Callantsoog Beach (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Alkmaar

The nearest airport is in Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol), located 22.3 mi (35.9 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Alkmaar Station or Alkmaar Noord Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Alkmaar?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 991 holiday lettings around Alkmaar. From 227 flats & apartments to 528 houses, 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 Alkmaar?

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 Alkmaar:

  • Amsterdam-Centrum: 538 holiday homes
  • Jordaan: 399 holiday homes
  • Waterland: 25 holiday homes
  • Amsterdam-Noord: 714 holiday homes
  • Grachtengordel: 514 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 Alkmaar? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Alkmaar. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Vismarkt: 2,446 holiday lettings
  • Hollands Kaasmuseum: 2,427 holiday lettings
  • Alkmaar Station: 2,262 holiday lettings
  • Cheese Market: 2,418 holiday lettings
  • Noordhollandse GC: 1,988 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Alkmaar 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 Flats in Alkmaar?

Yes, of course. offers 227 Flats in Alkmaar. Our other popular types of Alkmaar holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 528 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 39 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 85 self catering accommodations

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 Alkmaar?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 133 holiday homes with pool available in Alkmaar. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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