The best camping getaways in the Netherlands

The Dutch love camping year-round. But for people who prefer camping during the better weather within the Netherlands, here are some great spots to pitch your tent.

Once shortly, we yearn to escape it all with our loved ones. We yearn for an escape where we are able to understand the great thing about nature, benefit from the simple things of life and merely be! Believe to get this done than to follow the Dutch enthusiasm for camping to create an easy transition from work and obligations to relax and relaxation. Plus, it does not cost over a traditional holiday!

The Netherlands is divided into 12 provinces which have the ability to their share of campsites to match all tastes in addition to age ranges. Here's my pick of camp destinations.

Groningen province

Marenland-Recreatie Winsum (Winsum)

Situated around the outskirts of the picturesque village of Winsum, Marenland-Recreatie offers canoeing and has plentiful walking and cycling routes, in addition to giving a front-row seat to some scenic landscape.

Friesland province

Watersportcentrum Tacozijl (Lemmer)

Rent a motorboat and revel in cruising the Friesian lakes and IJselmeer -exhilarating family fun!

Recreatiecentrum De W^aldsang (Bakkeveen)

De W^aldsang is situated in the center of a nature park and is also known for its wonderful woodland, dunes, and moors.

Kampeercentrum De Hooge Veluwe (Arnhem)

This campsite is situated in the center of the woods, at the front from the National Park De Hoge Veluwe and it’s also just three miles in the Burgers Zoo. The Open Air Museum is also nearby, just Twenty minutes by bus from the bustling centre of Arnhem.

Noord-Holland province

Klein Varnebroek (Heiloo)

This recreation park offers anglers the opportunity to fish in many lakes while hikers can enjoy a number of beautiful rambling paths.  You may also burn off steam or just float in the park's heated pool. There are many play areas for children and also a recreation room for tiny tots.

Zuid-Holland province

De Wijde Blick (Noordwijkerhout)

Bungalow- and caravan park De Wijde Blick (the Wide View) is situated at Noordwijkerhout. Pure natural splendor in the form of long stretches of beaches and sand dunes in addition to undisturbed forest areas.

Zeeland province

Camping in de Bongerd (Oostkapelle)

Just outside the cosy village of Oostkapelle, this park provides a carefree holiday space encompassed by trees. Set amidst the characteristic polders of Walcheren, it is only a motorcycle ride from the vast North Sea beaches.


Vakantiecentrum De Zwarte Bergen

De Zwarte Bergen is really a 25-hectare campsite nestling in the middle of rustic villages and unspoiled countryside. It provides facilities include Wi-Fi, a café and restaurants, a supermarket, in addition to a pool and play areas for the kids.

Camping de Paal

Awarded Beste Europese Kindercamping (Best European Children's Camp) in '09, Camping de Paal comes with an indoor subtropical pool that the kids won't be able to get enough of; sports facilities for football, volleyball, basketball, and badminton; a children's farm having a number of animals; as well as theatre performances from Pipi Langkous to Pocahontas. Camping de Paal is only one big playground for kids of every age group.

Limburg province

Camping Den Driesch (Valkenburg a/d Geul)

A camp site especially suitable for motorhomes, which is ideally situated 500 meters from the centre of Valkenburg — the historic town centre is rich in culture, architecture and cuisine.

Klein Vink (Arcen)

A spacious recreational park situated around a 30-hectare lake, peaceful and in natural surroundings, but not too taken care of. Make the most of this beautiful park campsite in natural surroundings with Klein Vink‘s spacious camp areas, a bathing beach, and also various sports facilities.

The Netherlands is really a country that has a plethora of activities, culture, and history that unwind and invigorate. Whichever camping haven, activities and facilities you choose, following a Dutch camping route will certainly fly out the cobwebs and provide you with a new lease of life.

Readers’ recommendations

Located within the Dunes in Bloemendaal:

Campingsite Delftse Hout in Delft – received 2010 best city campsite award. Buses get you both to and from the train station along with the center.

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