Houses offering short or long stay accommodation are located about 8 kilometers from Schiphol Airport. Mostly in Aalsmeer. Aalsmeer is located at a big lake which has various water sports like, boat trips, boat hiring, small beach, surfing, swimming, cycling and walking paths. Restaurants are dotted along the lake and on the jetties. An indoor and outdoor swimming pool.
Many tennis clubs, fitness centers, football clubs, midget golf, parks, bike hiring, jogging tracks, art galeries, shops, restaurants, take away shops, bars, Petrol stations, free parking, hotels, churches and lots of monumental buildings, artecteur, not to mention its interesting history. Theres a market held on the square in Aalsmeer every Tuesday. The biggest flower auction in the world is in Aalsmeer. Very old picturesque place. Good bus service. Friendly International athmostphere. English is widely spoken because this area not only has the Big Flower Auction, but Schiphol Airport is so nearby and verious big International Industrail parks.