Amsterdam gets a good summer every year and this time is ideal for outdoor activities like camping. There are many spots in Amsterdam, which are great for camping. You can explore these places and have a memorable time by pitching your tents here. Below are a few of the best camping sites that you can visit when you tour Amsterdam.
The Vliegenbos campsite is one of the best camping sites in Amsterdam. One of the best things about this campsite is that it is only 15 minutes away from Amsterdam Centraal train station. It is located inside the forest in Amsterdam Noord and has its own share of a natural setting that the campers can enjoy.
Anyone looking for a break from the busy city life can crash here and spend a night outside with the natural elements. It will certainly be the break you needed. Besides, there are many facilities available to the visitors here, including modern kitchen and hangout area.
If you want to camp by the sea, then head to Camping Bakkum, which is, located a little north of the sea. This place allows you to camp at your own pace. There are many maple trees in the area whose shades offer a great shelter during the day.
You can also try your hand at one of the water sport activities at the beachside. At the same time, those who prefer a bit of luxury can stay in the beach cabins available here.
This is a little different from the other campsites, as it is a small island located in the IJmeer. It can be referred to as a community rather than a campsite due to the presence of an open outdoor kitchen, restaurant, and a supermarket. There is also a free-to-pick herb garden in the place apart from the weekly music shows and events.
The place also has interesting two to four person cabins. These are furnished, and well maintained, where you can stay for a night and enjoy a totally different experience.
Gaasper Camping is yet another natural place that is away from the city’s busy world, but not too far. It is located close to the city center and you can visit this place for a great camping trip with your friends or family.
This place also offers a range of outdoor activities like windsurfing, canoeing, and many more. You can make use of the gardens and playgrounds as well, which make it ideal for a trip with kids too.