Practical information about your stay

All about Efteling Village Bosrijk

Will you be staying at Holiday Village Efteling Bosrijk soon? Here you will find practical information about your stay, the facilities and things for all of you to enjoy.

Arrival and departure

Check-in with the digital key

You will receive an e-mail 8 days before arrival to activate your digital key. This digital key is linked to the free Efteling app. On arrival, you can use the digital key on your phone to:

  • open the barriers at the Holiday Village Efteling Bosrijk car park
  • enter your accommodation (from 4:00 pm onwards). You do not need to check in or out at the reception.
  • enter the Badhuys indoor swimming pool

In addition to the digital key, the Efteling app also contains your entrance and parking tickets for Efteling Theme Park.

You didn't receive an e-mail or you prefer to use a key card?
Then you can also check in at the reception. The reception of Efteling Bosrijk is located in the Poorthuys and is open from 7 am to 10.30 p.m. A night service is available outside opening hours.


You must leave your accommodation by 10.30 am on the day of your departure. You do not need to check out at the reception.

You can make use of all facilities all day long, including Efteling Park, the Efteling Loonsche Land car park and the car park at the main entrance to Efteling Park.

Staying in a holiday home? 
We request that you put your rubbish in the appropriate bins and deposit the bin bags in the appropriate containers. Please place the cleaned tableware back in the cupboards. It is not necessary to strip the beds. 

Route and car park

By car

Plan your route now or enter the following address in your sat nav:
Eftelingsestraat 7
5171 RP Kaatsheuvel

Holiday Village Efteling Bosrijk is car-free. As a guest staying here, you may park in the nearby car park for free using your digital key. You can use this car park for the entirety of your stay. On arrival and departure days, you can enter the holiday park by car to bring your luggage to the accommodation and retrieve it upon departure. We kindly ask you to park your car in the car park after the loading and unloading of your luggage. For guests in an adapted holiday home, there is a parking space next to the house. Charging stations are available at a fee for electric cars. You must bring your own charging cable.

Public transport

The Holiday Village Efteling Bosrijk can easily be reached by public transport from anywhere in the Netherlands and Belgium. Find out which train or bus connection you need and plan your trip!

From the Efteling bus stop it is about a 14 minute walk to Efteling Bosrijk. You can also register for the free Shuttle Service to be taken from the bus stop to the reception. Please note: a minimum of three days advance booking is required.


Map Bosrijk

View the location of all the accommodations and facilities on the map. Have you seen somewhere nice? You are free to choose the location of your house! You can indicate your preferred location for €25.00 and we will reserve that great location especially for you. You can indicate this while booking.

View the map

Location of Holiday Village Efteling Bosrijk

Curious about the exact location of Holiday Village Efteling Bosrijk in relation to Efteling Park? Take a look at the full map of the World of Efteling. You can easily view the map during your visit via the free Efteling app, which also has up-to-date information on restaurants, shows and attractions.

Entrance to the Efteling theme park

Unlimited access

As a guest of Efteling Bosrijk, you have access to the Efteling Park on all days of your stay (including arrival and departure days). Booking a visit is not necessary.

Entrance & parking at the Theme Park

You can find the entrance tickets for the theme park 8 days before arrival in the Efteling app. Would you rather print them? You can also download them from your Efteling account 8 days before arrival. You can also use your entrance tickets for parking at the main entrance to Efteling Park.

Half an hour earlier access

As an Efteling Bosrijk guest, you have access to Efteling Park half an hour earlier. A number of attractions will already be open especially for you.

The staying guest entrance is just a 10-minute walk from Holiday Village Efteling Bosrijk. Follow the signs or navigate to this special entrance using the Efteling app. A shuttle bus also commutes between Bosrijk and Efteling Park. This shuttle arrives every 15 to 20 minutes every day from one hour before Efteling Park opens until one hour after closing time.

Facilities Bosrijk


Are you using your digital key? If so, you don't have to go to reception to check in. Do you have a question or want to make a reservation? You can then go to the reception in the Poorthuys. The reception is open daily from 7.00 am to 10.30 pm. A night service is available outside opening hours. You can go to the reception for:

  • Wheelchair rental
  • Extra high-chair (€5.00 per night)
  • Extra baby's bed (€12.50 per night)
  • Use of small lockers for valuable items

Badhuys indoor splash pool

The Badhuys is an indoor water play area with a paddling pool, a pool for toddlers, a 130 cm deep pool and various play items. Come and have fun in the hot water, let yourself be carried away by the currents or relax in the bubble baths.

Kleyn Waerenhuys grocery shop

In this shop next to the reception, you'll find a variety of treats, such as crisps, nuts and wine. The Kleyn Waerenhuys grocery shop is open at the following times: 8 am - 11.30 am & 4.30 pm - 9 pm

Efteling shuttle bus

A shuttle bus commutes daily between Efteling Bosrijk and Efteling Park. You can see where the stops are located on the map. The shuttle arrives every 15 to 20 minutes every day from one hour before opening of Efteling Park until one hour after closing time.

Souvenir Delivery Express

Have you bought a souvenir at Efteling Park? You can have them brought to the park exit or the Holiday Village Efteling Bosrijk reception free of charge! The Souvenir Delivery Express runs several times a day. For more information, please ask the staff in Efteling Park.

Meet Mr. Sandman

Mr. Sandman lives in the big sandcastle in the middle of the lake in Holiday Village Efteling Bosrijk and you can meet him together with his little helper. View all play times here. You will also find nightcaps and a story book in the accommodation. This means that you can still enjoy the most beautiful bedtime stories together. And at the end of your stay, you may take the nightcaps and story book home with you. 

Eating and drinking during your stay

Food and drinks during your stay

We are happy to provide you with delicious food and drinks during your stay. View the options below and get ready for a delicious visit!


Are you staying in a holiday home?
You can order a delicious breakfast delivery via the QR code in your accommodation. We will make sure that your order is delivered to your front door before 8.00 am.

Are you staying in a family room?
Breakfast is included in your stay. Have a seat in the Eethuys restaurant and enjoy a full breakfast with fresh products.

Please note: it is mandatory to reserve a time slot. Have you not done this yet? Please reserve a time slot in your Efteling account or contact us.


Lunch at Bosrijk
All staying guests at Holiday Village Efteling Bosrijk can make use of the lunch options at the Eethuys restaurant. How about a sandwich, bowl of soup or a fresh salad? Making a reservation for lunch is not necessary, but is possible at the reception.

Taking lunch with you or having lunch at Efteling
Do you prefer to bring your own lunch? The Kleyn Waerenhuys grocer's shop is open every day for freshly baked bread rolls, butter, cheese and other sandwich fillings. Or make the most of your day at Efteling and enjoy a delicious lunch in the park. The Kleyn Waerenhuys grocery shop is open at the following times: 8 am - 11 am & 4.30 pm - 9 pm.


Dinner at Bosrijk
As a staying guest, you can enjoy a sumptuous dinner in the Eethuys restaurant. Choose from appetizers, main courses and delicious desserts. A children's menu is also available. Making a reservation is desirable and can be done when booking your stay or afterwards in your Efteling account.

Pizza delivery
Would you like to dine in your accommodation? Order a freshly baked pizza or a salad and have it delivered. You can order between 4.00 pm and 9.30 pm via the easy order kiosk at reception or via the QR code in your accommodation.

Dining in Efteling 
In a number of restaurants in Efteling Park, you can sit down for dinner after closing time, for example at Polles Keuken or Pinocchio's pizza & pasta restaurant. View all restaurants >

Barbecuing and table-top grilling
Barbecuing is only allowed in the outdoors, with an electric barbecue. You can cook your own food indoors or outdoors using an electric table-top grill. Other types of barbecue and table-top grills are not permitted due to fire safety. If you wish to use a table-top grill inside, we recommend that you ventilate the accommodation well during meals so that the smoke detectors do not go off.

CARO, a wonderful Efteling show

A visual spectacle

Be amazed by CARO, the fantastic family show full of humour, music and acrobatics! Instead of the regular price of €26.50 p.p., you will pay only €12.50 p.p. as an overnight guest!

Book tickets
Reservations can be made while making your booking or afterwards in your Efteling account. The tickets can be found in the Efteling app. If you would prefer to print them, you can download them from My Efteling.

Book additional services

Make your overnight stay even more special

Choose from the many additional services, such as an enchanting Efteling gift or a grocery package full of treats. Do you have something to celebrate? Make your stay a true celebration with the delicious Bosrijkse Brouw beer, a party pack with bunting and a cream cake. Additional services can be added to your booking in My Efteling.


Payment and cancellation


It is possible to pay the full amount for overnight stays in Holiday Village Efteling Bosrijk in one go or to pay a deposit. The down payment consists of 30% of the total price and can be made up to six weeks in advance. You must have paid the entire amount six weeks before the check-in date. You can pay the remaining amount via your Efteling account.


Of course, it is possible to cancel your booking. However, please be aware, that if you do, you may be charged a cancellation fee. You can read more about cancellations in our terms and conditions.

Guests with disabilities

Guests with disabilities

Efteling Bosrijk has a number of adapted accommodations for guests with disabilities. These adapted accommodations have a parking space close to their homes. There is also an elevator present in the Poorthuys and Landhuys.

Do you have an auditory impairment? Then you can borrow a special alarm clock with a vibrating disk and flashes at the reception of Efteling Bosrijk.

Would you like to make use of the special facilities at Efteling Park for guests with disabilities? You can request a personal facilities card


Dogs in Loonsche Land

Your dog is welcome in most accommodations. If you would like to bring your dog, please indicate this in your booking. You pay €19.50 per house for the stay of two dogs at most. Dogs are not allowed in public places in Holiday Village Efteling Bosrijk, but there are dog walking areas there. Please keep your dog on a leash when you are walking through Holiday Village Efteling Bosrijk.

Dogs are not allowed in Efteling Theme Park. Efteling has no shelter where you can leave your dog during your visit. While you are visiting Efteling theme park, your dog may stay in your accommodation if they are in a cage. Please bear in mind that you will only have access to your accommodation from 4.00 pm on your arrival day and you must leave the accommodation at 10.30 am on your departure day.

Efteling Village Bosrijk

Experience the peace and tranquillity of Efteling Village Bosrijk after an exciting day at Efteling. Enjoy each other’s company in the heart of nature.