Did you know that you are already on the picturesque Kaageiland after 20 minutes cycling? The island is very easy to reach by ferry *. On Kaageiland you can take beautiful walks along the calming water and the extensive meadows. In addition, with its many terraces on the water, the Kaag is a good base for a delicious lunch, picnic or cup of coffee.

The Kaagse Boer

When you visit Kaageiland, don't forget to visit De Kaagse Boer. De Kaagse Boer is a farm from 1850 and is at home in all markets. In addition to keeping livestock, this farmer also makes cheese and has its own cheese museum. Pay a visit to De Kaagse Boer and discover the history of the cheese factory and what makes the Boeren Leidse Kaas so special. After the tour you can enjoy a coffee or a delicious sandwich with homemade cheese on the terrace, with a view over the Kaag.

Sailing on the Kagerplassen

Curious how beautiful the Kagerplassen are up close? Rederij van Hulst is happy to show you how beautiful their home port is. Atmospheric villages are interspersed with nature reserves. For more information, visit the website of Rederij Van Hulst.

The harbor of Olympia Charters is only a 5-minute drive from Hotel Sassenheim. The luxury sloops that they rent are ideal for a day on the water. A boating license is not required to rent a sloop. Moreover, after a reservation you can always cancel free of charge in bad weather. Sail through the beautiful canals of Leiden or get a breath of fresh air on the Kagerplassen or on the Braassemermeer.

Read more about sailing on the Kagerplassen.

The ferry

To visit Kaageiland you can take the ferry, Veer Buitenkaag. From our hotel you can reach the ferry within 10 minutes. It is possible to take the ferry to Kaageiland with or without a car.

Rent a bike

You can easily rent bicycles at the reception of our hotel. We offer both regular bicycles and e-bikes, with which you can explore the area. In 20 minutes you can already reach the ferry by bike!

Book one of our packages now and enjoy our hotel and its beautiful surroundings!

* We recommend that you bring some cash.