Burg-golf club Purmerend disposes of a 36-holes championship course and a 9-holes par-3 course. The holes have been spaciously put up and they provide beginners as well as more experienced players with a challenging round.
If you're a film enthusiast, don't forget to pay a visit to "Eye Amsterdam". Here, you'll find four cinema rooms, a large hall for changing exhibitions, the Eye shop, a bistro and the permanent exhibition in the Panorama. Adjacent to the EYE you'll find the A'DAM LOOKOUT. It's an observation deck featuring an unrivaled panoramic view of Amsterdam. You'll be able to see the historic center of the city, the dynamic port, the unique polder landscape, and you can spot the famous canals. Are you brave enough to take a seat on Europe's highest swings?
The fortress at Spijkerboor is the largest fortress in the scaffolding of the city of Amsterdam. Being a part of the scaffolding of Amsterdam, the fortress at Spijkerboor is a world wide recognized culture monument. For this reason it has been placed on the UNESCO- list of world inheritances in 1996.
The Beemster golf-links have a 9 holes course, training-greens, a driving-range, locker-space, a clubhouse/restaurant, a hotel, a golf-shop and a golf-school at their disposal . Both members and non-members are welcome here.
With 66 holes, divided into seven courses, the golf-inks of Spaarnwoude are the largest golf-links in Europe. As the golf-links of Spaarnwoude are public links (which means that they are accessible for everybody), everyone can take advantage of the huge surface area to play golf.
Rent a bike with us at the resort and go on a nice trip, for instance to the peninsula of "Marken". Here, you can go on a wonderful bicycle tour over the long dike along the harbor, all the way to "Het Paard van Marken", the island's characteristic lighthouse.
The "Hollow Plump Tree " in the town of Tuitjenhorn is providing 1100 square meters of indoor thematized playing pleasure for the benefit of kids in the age of zero up to and including eleven years old. In the "Hollow Plump Tree", the giant tree is immediately drawing attention and invites the kids to climb upwards into its branches. From the kitchen garden the parents can keep an eye on their kids while they're enjoying a bite and/or a drink.
Science Center NEMO takes you into the world of those everyday things that still are very special. Every visitor, young or old, can experience scientific knowledge here. For example, discover how bridges work, why you sometimes see things that aren't there and how lightning is created by getting started with the interactive exhibits. Workshops, films and demonstrations complete your NEMO day. A crackling sweater or a rainbow: After a visit to NEMO, you will look at the world through new eyes. Photo: Digidaan
For young and old there is a lot to experience in the vicinity of villa park "De Rijp". Between the towns of Alkmaar and Bergen playground "the Batavier" is situated. Here it seems that the time has been standing still for a while. In the middle between the trees you're gliding down from a real old fashioned high gliding chute and all of you are sitting together on the family swing. The "Batavier" is offering a lot of fun and adventure to young and old.
From the 1st of April until the end of October you can access the outdoor playground in Monnickendam. A beautiful place where children can play and the parents can relax on the terrace. This playground is 10 minutes away from the resort (by car). There is also a challenging mini golf course for older children.