Where to stay around Alkmaar?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 873 holiday lettings near Alkmaar. From 431 Houses to 69 Bungalows, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Alkmaar is on HomeAway.

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:

  • Jordaan: 458 holiday homes
  • Amsterdam Oud-West: 494 holiday homes
  • Grachtengordel: 672 holiday homes
  • De Pijp: 303 holiday homes
  • Oud West: 402 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?

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

  • Hollands Kaasmuseum: 2,085 holiday lettings
  • Vismarkt: 2,122 holiday lettings
  • Alkmaar Station: 1,891 holiday lettings
  • AFAS Stadium: 2,447 holiday lettings
  • St Laurenskerk: 2,012 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 431 Houses in Alkmaar. Our other popular types of Alkmaar holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 69 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 47 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 28 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent beach rentals in Alkmaar?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 444 beach rentals in Alkmaar. You have also many other possibilities in Alkmaar area, including:

  • Waterfront rentals: 138 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 47 holiday rentals
  • Mountain rentals: 2 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Alkmaar?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 116 holiday homes with pool available in Alkmaar. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Alkmaar, Holland your home away from home

    Holidaymakers looking for a fun packed vacation near the coast in Northern Europe should pay a visit to Alkmaar in Holland. This wonderful city is located in the northern half of the country and has many things for holidaymakers to do. Visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas, apartments, cottages and campsites.

    Things to do on holiday to Alkmaar, Holland

    Alkmaar is close to a wonderful sandy beach at Egmond aan Zee en Bergen aan Zee, which is ideal for sunbathing and taking a swim in the sea. Watersports are popular on the Dutch coast, especially surfing. There are some very scenic areas for hikers to explore including the wide beaches and sand dunes of the west coast. Several trails can be found in the northern peninsula of Holland, which are ideal for hikers and cyclists. There are several golf courses in the area including De Noordhollandse Golfclub and Vermeulen Golf, where there are also tennis courts. Visitors can also try fishing, clay pigeon shooting, canoeing and mountain biking here. There are many bars, cafes and restaurants in the city with a variety of dining options including local dishes and some international cuisine too. A good range of shopping can be found in Alkmaar with many places for self catering holidaymakers to purchase food and drink with cheese a speciality here. Tourists will also find markets and stores selling gifts and souvenirs in the city.

    Places to visit on holiday to Alkmaar, Holland

    There are many interesting historic places to visit in and around Alkmaar such as churches, castles and windmills. The city boasts several museums too such as the cheese museum and the Alkmaar Municipal Museum. One of the most popular tourist attractions in the city is the cheese market at the Waagplein. The capital city Amsterdam and The Hague are within easy reach by car and are well worth a visit. In spring time a must see place is Keukenhof in Lisse, which is an 80 acre park of winding paths, gurgling streams, placid ponds and magnificent flowering bulbs including tulips, daffodils and hyacinths.

    Weather in Alkmaar, Holland

    The warmest time of the year in this part of Holland is July and August when the average high temperature is 21 degrees centigrade. Winters are cold with January and February averaging just a high of 6 degrees centigrade and a low of 1 degree. October is usually the wettest month of the year with an average of 100mm rainfall, but rain can fall any time of the year.

    Travel to Alkmaar, Holland

    Alkmaar is just 45 kilometres from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS). Flights arrive in Amsterdam from many international cities via various airlines including the largest one based here, KLM. Those cities include Athens, Berlin, Dubai, Geneva, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Lisbon, London

    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)

    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)