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A holiday home in Egmond aan Zee

Egmond aan Zee is an idyllic place at the Dutch coast. Here you can unwind in a hospitable atmosphere and enjoy the sun, wind and sea. Fondness of children has a great tradition in Egmond aan Zee: The fresh air, extensive beaches, the low water at the shores and the exciting range of trips ensure for lots of great days. In the evening the family can get cosy, cook something tasty or barbecue and let the day come to a nice end. Not without reason was Egmond aan Zee selected as our “best holiday resort 2013” – atraveo customers rated the place extremely positive.

Vacation in a holiday home in Egmond aan Zee

Egmond comprises of the districts Egmond aan Zee, Egmond aan den Hoef and Egmond-Binnen. The most well known is Egmond aan Zee. Here you can find typical Dutch architecture, the renowned romantic lighthouse from the 18th century, holiday parks and apartment houses.
Spend your vacation in a holiday house in a quiet side road, in a terraced house or summer house. Sometimes the entrance fee for the dunes is included in the rental price. One can also find holiday houses in Egmond aan Zee that welcome dogs. Or alternatively spend a vacation in a chalet in a holiday park. Here you are amongst other vacationers and still are able to enjoy the privacy of a small house. A heated pool, playground and children entertainment provide fun for the little ones. The apartment complex at the boulevard of Egmond aan Zee offers modern amenities and a view of the sea from the spacious and wind protected balcony. With atraveo you are sure to find the suitable object for your vacation.

Typical Egmond aan Zee: Sea and nature

The large lovely beach of Egmond aan Zee is surely the number one tourist attraction. Relax on the sun loungers or beach chairs, watch the kids swim, play around or build sand castles. Let kites go up at the activity beach or go windsurfing. The offer at the beach is first class: Lifeguards, sanitary facilities and of course a beach cafe makes the time spent here a joyous time. Directly next to Egmond aan Zee the beautiful Noordhollandse Duinreservaat starts which is a reserve with varied grown landscape where one can enjoy lovely hikes, rides and bicycle tours. The smooth dunes overgrown with grass alternate with the red coloured heath and rustic forests with gnarled oaks and pine trees. Everywhere one can observe birds and other animals that are at home here in this diverse landscape.

Enjoy and discover Egmond aan Zee from a holiday home

Despite it being quite contemplative in Egmond aan Zee there are many very good restaurants and  cafés, numerous bars as well as the 'Club 5' for young people. There are also good shopping options available in Egmond and surrounding area. There are a lot of small shops which have long opening hours with some even open on Sundays. Every Thursday morning there is a weekly market in Egmond aan Zee. Egmond aan den Hoef was formerly the home of the Count of Egmond. The ruins of the moated castle are very worth seeing. In Egmond Binnen particularly the abbey with candle manufactory and pottery as well as the church with wall paintings are worth seeing. Also there are a number of events organised in the music pavilion.

Trips around Egmond

Nice towns in the neighbourhood of Egmond are Bergen and Alkmaar but also Amsterdam and Haarlem are just 50 minutes away by car. In Bergen aan Zee there is a lovely sea aquarium – a worthwhile trip even if it rains. Every Friday the famous traditional cheese market takes place in Alkmaar where massive cheese wheels are stacked, sold and in breathtaking speed loaded at the market place. Who wants to witness this spectacle must get up very early and best come by bicycle as there are always a lot of visitors. But even without the cheese Alkmaar has its lure. Equally enticing is a boat trip across the tight canals or shopping tour through the numerous streets. Also the cheese museum as well as some historic patrician houses and romantic drawbridges are worth seeing. Only 30 minutes from Egmond in Zaandam one will come across the Zaanse Schans district. Here you can visit a windmill in full operation. Furthermore there are countless traditional houses with craftsman’s establishments and shops that take you back to the Netherlands of the 18th century. If you would like to do something relaxing on the return journey and are driving past Arnhem then you could visit Burgers Zoo. Here many animals are housed in enclosures that recreate a natural habitat. Plants and animals that get along with another are placed together – a very special zoo.

Location reviews

Total rating of Egmond aan Zee

4.4 out of 5 (399 Customer reviews)
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This is what holiday rental customers wrote about Egmond aan Zee 

  • 4.0 out of 5
    An atraveo-customer wrote
    on 15/10/2018, travel period: September 2018

    “OK”

    This review has been given for property no. 322104 The review of the location has been automatically translated from German. Back to the original language

  • 4.0 out of 5
    An atraveo-customer wrote
    on 15/09/2018

    “Good location, there are many recreational opportunities. Sufficient restaurants and cafes and shopping. Negative: very many dogs and therefore unfortunately many impurities.”

    This review has been given for property no. 1405634 The review of the location has been automatically translated from German. Back to the original language

  • 5.0 out of 5
    atraveo customer Ulrike wrote
    on 14/09/2018, travel period: September 2018

    “Cozy little place with many small shops and a beautiful beach. Very dog ​​friendly.”

    This review has been given for property no. 495465 The review of the location has been automatically translated from German. Back to the original language

  • 4.0 out of 5
    A guest wrote
    on 29/08/2018

    “It's all good and easy to reach. Alkmaar is very nice and also only 15-20 car minutes away.”

    This review has been given for property no. 322104 The review of the location has been automatically translated from German. Back to the original language

  • 5.0 out of 5
    atraveo customer BB wrote
    on 27/08/2018, travel period: August 2018

    “Egmond aan zee is a place with a lot of charm and charisma; nice shopping, a supermarket, which is open in the summer months 7 days a week, that is, always fresh bread :-))
    The beach pavilions are very nice - from self-service to classy - all inclusive; Several restaurants also in Egmond aan zee itself - from Italian to local everything.
    Dogs can also be on the beach without any problems; However, they should be leashed near the beach pavilions because there is a lot going on and not everyone likes dogs ;-)) But as soon as you walk a bit towards Castricum aan or Bergen aan zee, it's a paradise for dogs!
    Egmond aan zee is simply a beautiful place to relax and recover from daily stress! We were already for the 5th time in Egmond aan zee :-)) We have already tried other places in Holland and Egmond is definitely one of the most beautiful !!!”

    This review has been given for property no. 321146 The review of the location has been automatically translated from German. Back to the original language


This is how holiday rental owners described Egmond aan Zee

Egmond aan Zee is the best known of the three Egmonds.
It started off as a fishing spot but since the beginning of this century it has been clearly recognisable as part of the scene.
The Jan van Speyk lighthouse stands prominently on the boulevard and can be seen from ...
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thoughout the villige. The wide lovely beach offer numerous facilities such as pavillions and oppertunities to sail and surf.
The village offers the holiday-maker plenty of entertainment.
Terraces, restaurants, a sub-tropical swimming paradise, sports facilities and a shopping district with something for everybody.
Where the buidings of Egmond aan Zee give up, the natural beauty of the Noord Holland Reserve (2 N.P.'s) begins.
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Photos of the town

  • Property no. 322104
    + 2 more
    from USD 222
    for 1 week

    Egmond aan Zee, North Holland (Egmond-Bergen-Schoorl)

    Holiday home for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 45 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, WLAN, beach approx. 1 km,
    4.2 out of 5
    5 Customer reviews
    There are 2 further property types with 2 accommodations for this complex
  • Property no. 1250502
    from USD 1,122
    for 1 week

    Egmond aan Zee, North Holland (Egmond-Bergen-Schoorl)

    Holiday home for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 64 m², 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, TV, WLAN, washing machine, dishwasher, beach approx. 200 m,
  • Property no. 1190484
    from USD 909
    for 1 week

    Egmond aan Zee, North Holland (Egmond-Bergen-Schoorl)

    Holiday home for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 49 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, TV, WLAN, dishwasher, beach approx. 1 km,
  • Property no. 924338
    from USD 879
    for 1 week

    Egmond aan Zee, North Holland (Egmond-Bergen-Schoorl)

    Holiday home for max. 4 persons

    2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, TV, Internet, WLAN, washing machine, dishwasher, sea approx. 10 m,
  • Property no. 1190471
    from USD 639
    for 1 week

    Egmond aan Zee, North Holland (Egmond-Bergen-Schoorl)

    Holiday home for max. 4 persons

    2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 1), TV, WLAN, dishwasher, beach approx. 100 m,
    2.5 out of 5
    2 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 481790
    from USD 267
    for 1 week

    Egmond aan Zee, North Holland (Egmond-Bergen-Schoorl)

    Holiday home for max. 3 persons

    Approx. 50 m², 2 bedrooms, pets not allowed, non-smoking property, beach approx. 500 m
    4.5 out of 5
    39 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 1190473
    from USD 687
    for 1 week

    Egmond aan Zee, North Holland (Egmond-Bergen-Schoorl)

    Holiday apartment for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 85 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, TV, WLAN, washing machine, dishwasher, beach approx. 600 m,
    5.0 out of 5
    1 Customer review
  • Property no. 924337
    from USD 793
    for 1 week

    Egmond aan Zee, North Holland (Egmond-Bergen-Schoorl)

    Holiday home for max. 3 persons

    1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, TV, Internet, WLAN, washing machine, dishwasher, sea approx. 10 m,
  • Property no. 1190480
    from USD 609
    for 1 week

    Egmond aan Zee, North Holland (Egmond-Bergen-Schoorl)

    Studio for max. 2 persons

    Approx. 30 m², 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, TV, WLAN, beach approx. 500 m,
  • Property no. 1392041
    from USD 1,368
    for 1 week

    Egmond aan Zee, North Holland (Egmond-Bergen-Schoorl)

    Holiday apartment for max. 5 persons

    Approx. 120 m², 3 bedrooms, pets not allowed, TV, Internet, washing machine, dishwasher, beach approx. 100 m
  • Property no. 1190472
    from USD 489
    for 1 week

    Egmond aan Zee, North Holland (Egmond-Bergen-Schoorl)

    Holiday apartment for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 65 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, TV, WLAN, beach approx. 100 m,
    3.0 out of 5
    1 Customer review
  • Property no. 1311126
    from USD 729
    for 1 week

    Egmond aan Zee, North Holland (Egmond-Bergen-Schoorl)

    Holiday home for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 45 m², 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, TV, non-smoking property,
    3.2 out of 5
    5 Customer reviews
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