Destination guide

The friendly city of Zaandam awaits you

Experience the unique character of Zaandam with a stay in a vacation home rental. This city's shopping, restaurants and spas attract many visitors, and its welcoming and romantic location add to the charm. Nes and Zaanse Schans are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Zaandam

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Zaandam a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Artis (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • NDSM Werf (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Playcenter Silverstone (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Amsterdam Chinatown (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Amsterdam Dungeon (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Linnaeushof (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Zaandam

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Zaandam is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hortus Botanicus (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Artis (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Westergasfabriek Culture Park (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Sloterpark and Sloterplas (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Herengracht Canal (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Rembrandt Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Zaandam

The nearest airport is in Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol), located 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Zaandam Station or Zaandam Kogerveld Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Zaandam?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,442 vacation rentals near Zaandam. From 440 Houses to 20 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Zaandam for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Zaandam:

  • Jordaan: 460 vacation rentals
  • Amsterdam Oud-West: 648 vacation rentals
  • De Pijp: 286 vacation rentals
  • Westerpark: 441 vacation rentals
  • Grachtengordel: 578 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Zaandam?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 440 Houses in Zaandam. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Zaandam include:

  • Bungalows: 20 rentals available
  • Cabins: 20 rentals available
  • Cottages: 20 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Zaandam?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 344 vacation rentals with pool available in Zaandam. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.