Discover the Zaanstreek

From B & B Saenliefde in Wormer

Bed & Breakfast Saenliefde is a great starting point for visiting culture in the surrounding towns and villages such as Alkmaar, Purmerend, Edam, Volendam and Amsterdam.
But also the Zaanse Schans and the beaches of Wijk aan Zee or Castricum are within easy reach. An environment where you can also enjoy hiking or cycling in the coastaal dunes area.


The garden

B&B Saenliefde has a lovely garden with lots of space & nice seating areas. So if you don’t feel like going out, then a day in the garden is definitely not a punishment!



With us you are also welcome with your sloop! Enjoy a relaxing stay in one of our guest rooms and take a few nice day trips in the area. Are you on a multi-day tour? Then it is often also possible to book only one night. Sloopers prefer to register with us by phone or email.


Zaan Bend

Saenliefde is located in a quiet spot on the Zaanbocht. An area where more and more beautiful initiatives are being developed: For instance, the expansion of the shopping and catering, the construction of cosy terraces and the preparations of the pedestrian ferry between Wormer and Wormerveer.

Within walking distance of Saenliefde you can visit the Industrial warehouse wall of Wormer and settle down on the way for a snack or a drink.


Boat trip through the Eilandspolder

Rent a whisper boat at de Gouw or de Ouweland in the picturesque whale-fishing village De Rijp and explore the beautiful nature reserve of the Eilandspolder.

Or are you more interested in the historical village in the land of Leeghwater? Let yourself be amazed by the beautiful details during a circular walk.


Wormer-en Jisperveld & Kalverpolder

From visitor centre de Poelboerderij You can discover this one-off Peat meadow area, which is managed together with natural monuments and a large number of volunteers.

Excursions take place throughout the year in this beautiful area. You can also explore this place by canoe.

Rowing boats and canoe rental Prague at boederij De Zwethoeve.

From Canoe Centre Arjan Bloem ou can make various beautiful tours.


The Trekvogelpad

The longest nature trail of the Netherlands runs from Bergen aan Zee to Enschede. When you start in the North Holland Dune Reserve you will arrive on your journey through the Beemster, Schermer and the Eilandspolder, then enjoy the beautiful route through the Wormer and Jisperveld. A few hundred meters from the route you can spend the night in B & B Saenliefde and in the evening eat in one of the restaurants in the Zaan Bend.


Zaanse Schans & Bulb fields

The windmills and wooden houses of the Zaanse Schans are less than 5km from Bed & Breakfast Saenliefde.

Visit the various mills, the cheese dairy, the Tin foundry and the warehouse where clogs are made. Look around the shops or go on a bike or boat trip in the area and end the day in the Pancake Restaurant.

The bulb fields are in bloom from the end of March until the beginning of May. The Narcissus fields bloom from the end of March to mid-April, hyacinths from early April to the end of April and the tulips from early April to early May.


Fort Resort Beemster

Fort Resort Beemster is a stylish, sustainable and luxurious wellness Resort in the Unesco monument Fort on the Nekkerweg, located in the Beemster World Heritage site near Amsterdam. The fortress where soldiers were formerly stationed has now been transformed into a unique SPA & Wellness centre with special baths and saunas. There is also a delicious restaurant: Restaurant Poterne.

Let yourself be pampered in this delightful resort that guarantees a day of relaxation and conviviality.


A day in Amsterdam

From Wormerveer Station you are in 22 min. at Amsterdam Central Station. Plan your trip in the app:

From Saenliefde you can walk to the train station in 15 min. There is also free parking.

Enjoy a wonderful day in the city with museums, shops, theater, concerts and nice restaurants!



Beach and dunes

A day trip to the coast is perfectly doable from Wormer!

Lovely walking, sunbathing, cycling or enjoying in a nice beach bar: in half an hour you are by car in Castricum or Egmond aan zee,but this is also easy to do by bike!


Laag Holland

Laag Holland is a unique piece of real Holland just north of Amsterdam and is part of North Holland.

Picturesque pictures and real Dutch landscapes are interspersed with the best activities of today. Hop on your bike, walk through the streets or sail across the puddles.

Wormerland is surrounded by this beautiful region, so with Saenliefde as a starting point you can go in all directions!


Duck rally with Ducktrail

If you want to explore the area, book one or more Ducks yourself at Ducktrail. When the weather is nice, you drive a lovely convertible. You can easily roll off the roof yourself. You are immediately on holiday in your own country! This can be done with partner, family, friends or colleagues.

Ducktrail offers free routes, so you can immediately enjoy all the beauty that the Zaanstreek in North Holland has to offer from this comfortably suspension oldtimer.


Eating out in the area

Are you looking for a new culinary experience? Then book a table at the famous restaurant Mario in Neck and enjoy the surprise menu! If your wish we can arrange the transport from our location to the restaurant.

Other possibilities:



Overnight at the Zaan

Sleep well in a monumental warehouse. Sounds of water, birds in the garden. First class hotel linen, luxury towels and bathrobes. Don’t let anything be missing! Margreet and Ronald spoil you with the delicious breakfast: The local products we get from the polders in the area.

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