Bungalowpark Het Verscholen Dorp

The lake, Het Veluwemeer

Around park: 3km


The "Veluwe" has everything you could possibly want, including swimming, boating, surfing, and fishing. Water is a great attraction to water lovers, and some people love it so much, that they come back every summer. The Hanseatic towns of Harderwijk, Elburg, and Spakenburg have had a connection with water for a long time. When the ‘IJsselmeer’ (lake) wass still sea commerce and shipping were the main livelihoods. Around the year 1500 Harderwijk had the largest fish market located in the ‘Zuiderzee’. You can still find reminders of those times in the streets of the old city. 


Windsurf & Kitesurfing

The small beach of 'Strand Horst', situated between Harderwijk and Ermelo, is considered to be one of the best surfing locations in the Netherlands. You will find surfers there throughout the entire year. Even the best international players are often found there. Of course, you can swim or sunbathe at 'Strand Horst' as well. This area offers numerous opportunities for a relaxing and enjoyable day. You wil find a wide rage of facilities at 'Strand Horst', such as kiosks, toilets, a volleyball court, Paintball, a small harbor, and a ferry to the other side of the lake. Take surfing lessons lessons, rent surf equipment and take the latest tests at Telstar Beach Center, exit Horst-Noord. Interested? Please call +31 341-413960.

Sailing and fishing

Are you looking for an unforgettable experience? From late April to late September, you can sail with an original sail ship (Botter) from 'Elburg' and 'Spakenburg'. Interested? Go to the reception of Bungalow park Het Verscholen Dorp for more information. Harderwijk is an ideal destination for anglers! Enjoy the great fishing adventures you can have here! 

Boat Rentals 

Boat rental options are at the Marina Strand Horst at the organization "Le Boat". The ships range in length from 9 to 15 meters, they are fully equipped and you do not need to have a certificate. 


Standing-up paddling (SUP) is fun acitivity to do. In order to move across the water, you must paddle and stand up on a board. It is a highly popular water sport, and for good reasons. Paddling allows you to relax, but you are doing a form of surfing at the same time. Can it be more fun? It can! Additionally, you can do this fantastic activity with your dog!  You can SUP together with your dog and experience double water fun. It will be eplained step by step how you can SUP together as safe and pleasant as possible during a private lesson for 1 or 2 people. For further information, visit the website Supandgo, water fun guaranteed!

Pitch & Putt Golf, is a great game for everyone! 

A sport that is affordable and accessible. The game is played at small 18-hole golf course. Pitch & Putt Golf is good for both new and experienced golfers. Upon receiving a brief instruction, anyone can play golf. Minimum age is 8 and equipment is included in the price package. Pitch & Putt Golf Horst is situated Strand Horst-Zuid. More info on www.pitch-putt.nl