EuroParcs bought the Laag Kanje holiday park in Maarn on 1 May, taking the total number of EuroParcs resorts in the Netherlands to 15. EuroParcs has already made significant investments at the resort: holiday chalets and luxury holiday villas are being built at the site and there are plans for an indoor swimming pool. Besides upgrading the holiday park, it has also been renamed: EuroParcs Resort De Utrechtse Heuvelrug.
Acquiring the holiday park in Maarn has enabled EuroParcs to better position the geographical spread of their resorts. "There is great market demand for this region near Utrecht, as we can well understand. Not only is it in the middle of one of the most beautiful natural areas in the country, the location is also very central. The city of Utrecht in a short distance from EuroParcs Resort De Utrechtse Heuvelrug. Not to mention all the fantastic facilities at the resort and the Henschotermeer recreational lake adjacent to it", explain directors Wim and Wouter Vos.
The ‘rich’ environment of Maarn
The surroundings of Maarn is an absolute picture as it is. Enjoy the panoramic view across the heath... Walk or cycle up (and down) the many hills, such as the Zonheuvel, the Maarnse Berg, the Sint-Helenaheuvel and de Doornse Kaap... Relax and unwind by the lapping water surrounding the boulder island in Zanderij Maarn... Find inspiration in Maarn, the last authentic garden village in the Netherlands. Or at the many monuments with a high 'wow!' factor, such as Kasteel Maarsbergen, a stately home in the village of the same name, Kasteel Geerestein and the Groenewoude stately home and coach house in Woudenberg, Huis Doorn and Kasteel Moersbergen in Doorn... Another eye catcher is the 17-metre Austerlitz Pyramid in Woudenberg, built by Napoleon's soldiers. In short, anyone travelling within a ten to fifteen kilometer radius of EuroParcs Resort De Utrechtse Heuvelrug will often return very positively surprised. In short, the holiday park in Utrecht has a lot to offer.
Holiday park close to Utrecht and Amersfoort
Do you also enjoy the buzz of city life? Then EuroParcs Resort De Utrechtse Heuvelrug is the perfect location for you because you are only a little more than a twenty-minute drive away from both Utrecht and Amersfoort! Both cities boast a historic centre, ample shopping facilities and a rich cultural life in the form of museums, galleries and theatres. Amersfoort also has a large zoo, housing Siberian tigers, lions and other 'big cats’, a Japanese garden, elephants and bears.
Many thanks to the former owner
Lastly, EuroParcs would like to thank former owner Olav Petram. Wim and Wouter Vos: "He has offered new owners EuroParcs, and both returning and new guests to the developing resort, an opportunity to enjoy all the recreational fun EuroParcs Resort De Utrechtse Heuvelrug has to offer.”
Welcome to our holiday park in Maarn: comfort with a versatile nature experience! Forest, heathland, sand drifts, water, grassland and height differences that lend themselves to beautiful holiday adventures!