Badhoevedorp: one of the four largest villages in Haarlemmermeer

Badhoevedorp, with around 11680 inhabitants (2021), is one of the four largest villages in Haarlemmermeer. Badhoevedorp was named after Jacob Paulus Amersfoordt's model farm, which was built in 1854. He was the mayor of Haarlemmermeer between 1863 and 1869. The Haarlemmermeer city council proclaimed the former Badhoevebuurt as a village in 1936. Today, Badhoevedorp in Holland is a beautiful green village that is well connected to Amsterdam.
Foto Corendon-hotel bij Badhoevedorp. Hier staat een Boeing 747.

Iconic Farm 

In Haarlemmermeer, each town is characterized by an iconic building. You can recognize Badhoevedorp by its special farm, named Boerderij Badhoevedorp. This monument dates back to 1860 and is still used as a farmhouse today. There are three six-pane windows at the front of the farmhouse that give it its authentic appearance. Due to the typical Dutch architectural style, this farm is a protected monument. 

Things to do in Badhoevedorp 

There’s plenty to do in this cozy village. For example, you can go swimming in Badhoevedorp at Sporthoeve sports complex and kids can take swimming lessons at swimming school Vogel. There are several hiking trails in the village. Are you in the mood for a longer walk and some more nature? Forest Amsterdamse Bos is right next to Badhoevedorp. 

Restaurants in Badhoevedorp 

You can find several top restaurants in Badhoevedorp to enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner, such as restaurant Nobèl and brasserie La Bouche. In addition, one of the highlights in the village is the annual Streets golf tournament which takes place every September. 

In short, there is plenty to see and do in this cozy village! Admire the historic monument or come and have a bite to eat in one of the excellent restaurants of Badhoevedorp.