We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
In one of the largest civil engineering works undertaken anywhere in the world during the 20th century, what was once a sea called the Zuiderzee, was turned into a combination of reclaimed land called polders and a huge lake, now known as the IJsselmeer. To fully appreciate the scale of this project, drive into town, first through the Flevoland polder to Lelystad. Then the approach to this beautiful town is via the 30-kilometer (19-mile) long dyke. You will not get a better impression of the scale of the work that took place. You first drive through mile after mile of reclaimed land, then on a road that goes right over the 'sea', with water on both sides. Enkhuizen itself was once one of the main operational bases of the East India Company (VOC). The town today is a water lovers' paradise. Boats abound; at times, every second street seems to be a canal. The Zuiderzeemuseum here has both an inside and outside section. It is devoted to the history of the Zuiderzee and the cultural heritage of the town.
Read more Read less
Want to save up to 30% on your Enkhuizen hotel?
We check up to 200 sites for the latest and lowest prices.
Airports nearby (1)
Plan your day of travel
Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport
35.5 miles from Enkhuizen
Low airfares recently found by TripAdvisor travelers
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
47° 39°
41° 33°
39° 32°
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Check In Check Out
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Are You a Enkhuizen Tourism Organization?

    Interested in Enkhuizen?
    Get updates with the latest deals and traveler reviews every week.
    Sign up
    Pricing Information

    *Prices are based on 1-21 day travel. These are the best fares found by travelers who searched TripAdvisor and a select group of our fare search partners in the past 72 hours. Ticket prices and seat availability change rapidly and cannot be guaranteed.