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Duinrell Reviews

Duinrell Reviews

Duinrell Holiday Park

Set within easy travelling distance of Holland’s major cities, close to the town of Wassenaar, this park is a perfect destination anyone looking for an active family holiday that also offers easy access to city attractions such as shopping and museums. Arriving at the site you’ll be pleased to know that English is spoken at reception although if you are up for a challenge they also speak French, German and of course, Dutch. Wi-Fi facilities are also provided at reception if you can’t tear yourself away from work.

If you have a dog, you’ll also be pleased to know that Duinrell is dog friendly. You can bring up to two dogs as long as you are not staying in a tent.

Duinrell is a large park with more than 1,500 pitches to choose between. This means that there is always plenty going on the keep the family amused. Mobile homes and are allocated a pitch that is generous between 60 and 140 m2 meaning plenty of space to spread your wings.

There is an excellent range of accommodation to choose from. New for 2014 is a range of Vista Miffy, three bedroomed mobile homes.  There is also a wide range of two and three bedroomed cottages that come with all the mod cons you could think of including every kitchen gadget needed to feed a family on the go. Kitchens are well equipped with hobs, ovens and grills and all have a fridge which means that you won’t have to be tied to food shopping every day of your holiday. Expect to find a choice of facilities with the differing cottages that will include modern bathrooms, microwaves, stereo iPod docks and the all important barbecue for perfect family meals at the end of the day.

If you have the urge to get closer to nature why not try one of Duinrell’s classic tents. Sleeping up to six on real beds, with a kitchen with a grill and hob and a fridge sleeping under canvass is a complete change and will make a holiday especially exciting for your children

Facilities & Activities

The most popular attraction at Duinrell is the water park. Literally next door, with preferential entrance rates you have access to one of Europe’s best water parks. With eleven unique water slides (including the largest covered slide in THE WORLD), wave machines, and waterfall features this is one attraction you will find it hard to keep the kids away from.

There are three separate pools, two outdoor that are suitable for all the family and one warmer, shallower pool that is perfect for toddlers. If you are looking for a more relaxing experience you can head towards the spa where there is a refreshing whirlpool. Sun loungers are also on offer surrounding the pool and on the dedicated sun terrace.

Aside from the water park, mini golf, children’s playgrounds, tennis, soccer, squash and archery are just some of the sports available on site. Golf, scuba diving and boat trips are all available within 15km of the camp site.

You can feed your family in the new restaurant, the Duinrell Plaza which will feature a menu of appetising meals as well as a selection of food perfect for the little ones. For snacking on the go there is a take-away selling burgers, fries and pizzas as well as creperie that will offer the kids something they may not have seen before. Night time entertainment is based in the Irish Themed bar where they have regular karaoke nights and discos for both adults and children.

Local attractions also cater for a range of interests and make great alternatives to the water park. Amsterdam is less than 50km with its canals and museums. The Rijks Museum is a spectacular collection of great masterpieces by the likes of Rembrandt and there are also collections of dolls houses that are interesting to look at. Anne Frank’s house is a perfect destination to take children to, for a thought provoking visit. Delft is also nearby and is famous for its pottery is just 22km. Duinrell also has its own theme park. Open from the end of March to the end of October the park offers a host of thrills and spills rides including the Dragonfly roller, Splash and the toboggan run. For a more relaxed day out there is the Sea Life Centre at Scheveningen. Conger eels, sharks, large aquariums and observation tunnels all make this a perfect destination of the weather lets you down.

Five Reasons to Book a trip to Duinrell

  • Easy access to the water park
  • Just 20 minutes from Amsterdam
  • Close to Duinrell theme park
  •  Easy to get to Duinrell
  • Lively atmosphere with plenty going on

Family Travel Guide to Holland

Holland is a less popular holiday destination for most Brits but it is within easy travelling distance which makes it perfect for younger families who may not be up for travelling longer distances through France. Holland is a very friendly country and almost everyone speaks English which is another plus for us language impaired Brits.

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Comments

  1. Dan Ratcliffe

    It’s a monster holiday park but in a good sense, the site is well mapped out so you shouldn’t get lost. Cycling is very popular in the local area, the routes are safe and scenic – Wassenaar is lovely, nice shops and friendly locals, easily reached by bike. You’ve got everything onsite a supermarket and restaurants plus included in our stay was free use of the themepark, it’s not full of white knuckle rides and is very family focused, the kids loved it and so did we.
    Food onsite is nothing amazing but lots of top class outlets in the surrounding area if you fancy treating the family.

    We drove from Calais which went smoother than I thought it would. We will most certainly return to Duinrell.

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