Frequantly Askes Questions about Basecamp Ijmuiden

Basecamp develops a global network of eco-resorts on unique locations in the middle of nature, where sustainability and self-sufficiency are key. We build small-scale parks where you will find various playfully situated tiny houses, tiny offices, and event spaces in different styles and ecological designs.

Please find more information about our values, team and community here!

Where nature, sea and industry come together between the marina, the beach and the Kennemermeer in the dunes, you’ll find Basecamp.

Address: Kennemermeer 27 1976 GK IJmuiden Nederland

At this stage Basecamp has 33 Tiny Houses

It is more than just a small living space. It is a lifestyle with a clear phylosopy. Small and cleverly decorated houses of maximum 50-60 m2 with a small ecological footprint.

Basecamp is currently located in IJmuiden, the Netherlands, and The Unbound in Amsterdam will soon be transformed into a Basecamp Resort. In addition, keep an eye on the Basecamp Ecoresorts website, because it will not be long before new locations are created abroad.

Bookings

Online payments can be made by credit card or via iDeal. If you do not have a credit card, you can pay on location with debit card or cash.

Credit card payments need to be verified by the card owner before a payment can be charged. As soon as the payment is triggered you will receive a verification request via email send by our booking system. Just press varify and we are all set!

The longer you stay, the lower the price. Basecamp accepts reservations from 2 nights up to a maximum of 1 month. watch out; you may never want anything else after this experience!

You can amend your booking free of charge up to and including 7 days before arrival. A €25 administration fee will be charged for changing bookings with an arrival date within 7 days.

You can cancel your booking free of charge up to 3 days before arrival. 100% will be charged for canceling reservations with an arrival date within 3 days

Basecamp accepts all common credit cards.

Stay

Basecamp welcomes all kitchen princes and princesses with open arms! Almost all Tiny Houses have a fully equipped kitchen, except for the ÖÖD Suites. These luxureous Tiny Houses can best be compared to a hotel room.

How nice a joint dishwashing session, with bubbles flying around your ears, can be, some of the Tiny Houses have a dishwasher. Check in the description of the Tiny Houses if the specific house has one.

No, none of our Tiny Houses have a TV. Who needs a TV when you are sitting between the dunes and next to the Kennemermeer? At Basecamp we have the nature channel.

Does your engine run on caffeine? Don’t worry, all Tiny Houses have a coffee machine. This can either be an old school filter machine, a frenchpress or a perculator. The coffee powder is also included.

Yes, each Tiny House has its own WiFi router.

All Tiny Houses are equipped with bed linen, and both a small and a large bath towel per guest.

The final cleaning is included in your stay. If you would like an interim cleaning, this can be arranged for € 25. Get in touch with our team.

If Basecamp IJmuiden is mentioned on the package. It will be delivered at our reception. If no one was present at the time of delivery, there are two options. 1. The package has been delivered to the port at the office of Seaport IJmuiden. 2. The package has been taken to a collection point in IJmuiden.

Check in & Check out

Check-in is from 3 pm. If you want to come earlier to spend some time on the beach, that’s no problem. We cannot guarantee that your house will be ready before 3 pm.

Do you want to get the most out of your stay and move into your Tiny House on time? You can check in at 1 pm for an extra €25,-. Please note; the possibility of an early check-in is subject to availability.

You can check out until 10 am.

Don’t feel like getting up early? For an extra €25,- you can check out until 1 pm. Please note; the possibility of a late check-out is subject to availability.

FACILITIES

Basecamp rents out bikes for €12,- a day or electrical bicycles for € 25 per day. We also offer the option for a child-seat to put on the steer of the bike you’d like to rent. (Limited availability)

As bikes are limited, We recommend booking in advance. You can make a reservation by contacting our reception.

There is a washing machine and dryer on site. If you wish to use this, please contact the team. The costs are € 5 per washing or drying.

Yes, you can add a breakfast to your stay. Besides, our Tiny Bar has a variety of cold drinks, the best Barista coffee, snacks and ice creams available. The opening hours may differ depending on the day and season. Ask our team for the specific opening hours during your stay.

TRAVEL

The more the merrier. If you are coming with several cars, please inform the reservation team. The first car is included in the price. Each additional car is € 14 per night. For the payment and the registration of your parking ticket, please, visit our reception. Is the reception closed please sent us a Whatsapp message with a picture of the parking ticket and the number of the house.

Absolutely. Bus stop, ‘IJmuiden aan Zee’, is located right next to the site. This bus has a direct connection from Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station. From there, there are also direct trains from/ to Schiphol Airport.

The site is car-free. It is not possible to get to your Tiny House by car. The parking lot borders directly on the site. To make loading and unloading easier, we have a number of luggage trolleys at the entrance.

Other

Do you suffer from separation anxiety or is Basecamp the ideal place for your dog? For an extra €15, your four-legged friend is more than welcome in a number of Tiny Houses. Check this page for an overview of the Tiny Houses in which dogs are allowed.
When you make your reservation on our website, simply press the Add button under Dog surcharge.
Yes! However, the Tiny Houses at our Basecamp locations are only for sale from an investment perspective. This is therefore not for permanent residence, but it will be a combination of rental to guests and personal use. This way you will enjoy a financial return and have your own place for holiday or remote work!
Sounds good? Here you will find all the explanations about investing in a holiday home at Basecamp and the current investment options

COVID

At Basecamp we guarantee a contactless check-in. Before arrival you can check-in online via a link and enter your payment details. You are more than welcome at our reception for questions, however for check-in it is not crucial. We also work with key lockers. By means of a code you can get access to your key and enter your Tiny House directly.