Destination guide

The historic city of Alkmaar awaits you

Enjoy the area's cathedral, history and museums and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Alkmaar. This city's cheese shops, biking and shopping draw many visitors. With a vacation 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 vacation home and experience everything that makes Alkmaar a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Alkmaar. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Alkmaar

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

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

Where to stay around Alkmaar?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,141 vacation rentals near Alkmaar. From 612 Houses to 337 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Alkmaar for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Alkmaar?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Alkmaar:

  • Amsterdam-Centrum: 610 vacation rentals
  • Jordaan: 465 vacation rentals
  • De Pijp: 296 vacation rentals
  • Westerpark: 449 vacation rentals
  • Watergraafsmeer: 651 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Alkmaar?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Alkmaar. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cheese Market: 2,415 vacation rentals
  • Alkmaar Station: 2,237 vacation rentals
  • Vismarkt: 2,452 vacation rentals
  • AFAS Stadium: 2,741 vacation rentals
  • Waagplein: 2,413 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Alkmaar?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 612 Houses in Alkmaar. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Alkmaar include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 337 rentals available
  • Chalets: 27 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 96 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Alkmaar?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 380 vacation rentals with pool available in Alkmaar. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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