During your stay at Van der Valk Hotel Lelystad, would you like to enjoy a day out with your family, children or friends? Then an amusement or entertainment park is a good idea! With many attractions and facilities for all ages, a visit to an amusement park or entertainment park is the ideal outing for all groups. In the vicinity of Van der Valk Lelystad there are plenty of amusement and entertainment parks. Dive into the wonderful world of fairy tales at Sprookjeswonderland, take the kids on a trip to the Lelystad Adventure Forest or enjoy the underwater world at the Dolfinarium. Be inspired by the highlights below and make your stay at Hotel Lelystad unforgettable.

Experience forest Lelystad

On the outskirts of Lelystad, near the IJsselmeer, lies the Belevenissenbos: the largest play forest in the Netherlands. With over 40 acres of land and 140 pieces of playground equipment, the Belevenissenbos guarantees hours of fun. A wonderful place where children can let off steam and parents can enjoy nature. The largest play forest in the Netherlands has hundreds of playgrounds, dozens of play leads and miles of hiking trails and exciting water features. The special feature of this park is the "natural play. In fact, at the Belevenissenbos in Lelystad, children play on playground equipment made from natural materials. The ideal outing with children!

Hansel and Gretel

Nibble, nibble, nibble, who nibbles my house? In the middle of the beautiful Flevoland polder landscape, fairy tales come true at the Hansel and Gretel play park. In the candy house, children play out the exciting fairy tale of Hans & Gretel, romp around with their friends in the big haystack, race each other on the huge go-kart track or seek coolness in the water park around the Witch Tree. Or follow the Breadcrumb trail where you can experience the fairy tale of Hansel and Gretel for yourself. Besides food, you can also go to Hansel and Gretel for a tasty pancake. But beware, it is not a standard pancake house. Here, rooms are turned upside down, floors go back and forth and you'll find bewitched tables. Before you know it, you'll have your neighbor's pancake on your plate.

Walibi Holland

At Walibi Holland in Biddinghuizen you will experience a crazy day with the whole family, relatives or friends. Scream your lungs out in the longest roller coaster in the Benelux, enjoy an exciting splash battle with the whole family or admire the magic of Merlin the magician in his castle. The real thrill seekers can indulge in one of the 11 thrill rides with terrifying heights. This park has not been voted the most spectacular amusement park in the Netherlands for nothing. But Walibi Holland also thinks of the little ones with a special children's area. In short, a day at Walibi Holland is suitable for young and old! And all this is less than a 25 minute drive from Van der Valk Hotel Lelystad.


Discover the wonderful world of water up close during a day out at the Dolfinarium. Nowhere else in the Netherlands can you enjoy so many special marine mammals as at the Dolfinarium. This special park has not been proclaimed the largest marine mammal park in Europe for nothing. Meet the dolphins up close and learn everything about this clever species, enjoy the heaviest resident; the walruses, be surprised by the fast sea lions or get acquainted with the slippery rays. Or take your chance to learn all about the animals during one of the shows. At the water attractions you feel like a fish in the water. Enjoy splashing yourself after watching one of the shows. Slide down one of the 7 fast water slides, splash in the water or enjoy a nice drink on the terrace. A splashing day for young and old.

Fairytale Wonderland

The wonderful world of fairy tales is the theme of Sprookjeswonderland in Enkhuizen. The place where magical fairy tales come to life. Jump by Witch Hupsakee on her flying carpet, float on a ladybug over the water or follow the Pied Piper of Hamelin on his adventure. In addition to all the magical attractions, the Fairytale Forest is where fairy tales come to life. Dive into the world of Sleeping Beauty, the Seven Goats, Snow White and other fairy tales. Peek through the windows in the Gnome Village and discover how the many gnomes live, be surprised during one of the performances or go to the playground completely in fairy tale theme.

Need more inspiration for fun outings during your stay at Van der Valk Hotel Lelystad? Then check out our tips for the surrounding area.