in the neighborhood
Zonneweelde is situated in an
unique part of Holland along the IJsselmeer. Oosthuizen is located
between Edam/Volemdam, Purmerend and Hoorn. The cities and villages
in the area have got a rich social history. This you can find
again in buildings and museums. All this information you can
get from our extensive folder.
Recreation possibilities, like
walking and cycling, are numerous because of the polders with
their reed and water-courses, where you can find particular vegetation.
But the pastures surrounding Oosthuizen are also worth while,
with exclusive species of birds.
Next to this there are many water-courses
like ditches, channels and canals that are suited for aquatics.
Naturally you can recreate in or along the IJsselmeer, such as
swimming, canoeing, surfing, kiting, fishing and other activities
our beautiful polder, with his canals and ditches, we give you
the possibility to make a boattrip. This way you can experience
the waterways of Noord-Holland, by which you get a different
view on the surroundings.
With a boat you can get to villages and areas which are difficult
to reach by car or bicycle. In the nature of Noord-Holland you
will come across various species of birds and other animals that
live in the polder.
When you reserve an apartment
at Zonneweelde or the Waterpoort in the months March, April,
May, June, September and October you can make a boattrip for
free. Do you reserve a midweek or weekend you can sail one hour
for free. Do you reserve a week or longer you can sail half a
day for free.
Zonneweelde is an excellent point to start a bicycletrip. Different
species of birds will greet you with their singing.
When you reserve at Zonneweelde, you can rent a bicycle for a
whole day. Information about the beautiful bicycletrips is available
at the boarding-house.
Bright lights, big city? Amsterdam!
A small capital with a big history. Its one of the most
beautiful historical cities, with a huge number of museums, restaurants,
shops and, of course, canals. When its happening, its
here. When its a little strange, its here.
Amsterdam is less than a 20 minute
drive from Zonneweelde.
Alkmaar is called the `cheesecity' or the city of cheese. It
dates from the middle ages and has got over 400 monuments.
The surroundings of Alkmaar offers plenty of variety, relaxation
and pleasure, and is excellent for a daytrip. The typical Dutch
landscape shows you polders with farmhouses, (wind)mills, water-courses,
bulbfields and villages such as De Rijp and Stompetoren, which
are really worth a visit.