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Vacation in a holiday home at Lake Yssel

Lake Yssel, also known as Ijsselmeer, is an artificial freshwater lake in central Netherlands. Holiday-makers can spend an entire day here soaking up the sun while sailing a yacht or simply lazing around at their holiday rentals. Finding the perfect holiday apartment near the lake shore is easy as there are plenty of holiday houses to choose from.

Discover charming locations

Day-trippers can ride bicycles along the quaint paths to explore picturesque locations. The bike trail on top of the Afsluitdijk dam, which formed Lake Ijssel, offers impressive views. It is well-marked, and detailed maps are available at tourist offices. The dam lies between the North Holland and Friesland provinces. Holiday-makers can also stay near the lake by renting holiday homes or holiday apartments in these regions.

Many species of water birds can be spotted here, especially the great cormorant. Visitors can also set up camp on one of the region's campsites. While most are open only during spring, some operate all year round. There are plenty of holiday apartments and houses available through all 12 months.

Spend time leisurely

There are several museums near the lake, including the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum. Holiday-makers can rent a holiday home nearby to add a cultural dimension to their vacation.

A vacation in a holiday home offers an array of opportunities for activities. Travellers can rent a yacht from one of the many yacht clubs at Lake Yssel to unwind, enquiries for which can be made at their holiday houses. During winter, ice skating on the frozen Lake Yssel is a popular activity. In summer, the sight of the melting ice is splendid. Guests can also fish at the lake.

Book holiday rentals well in advance to experience the best of Lake Yssel.


  • Property no. 871217
    + 4 more
    from GBP 640
    for 1 week

    Makkum, IJsselmeer

    Holiday home for max. 5 adults + 2 children

    Approx. 100 m², 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pets are allowed (on request), satellite TV, Complete Wifi coverage, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, sandy beach approx. 500 m, sauna,
    5.0 out of 5
    11 Customer reviews
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  • Property no. 1461027
    from GBP 959
    for 1 week

    Zeewolde, IJsselmeer

    Holiday home for max. 6 adults + 2 children

    Approx. 185 m², 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pets not allowed, TV, Wifi, washing machine, dishwasher,
  • Property no. 1598257
    from GBP 649
    for 1 week

    Idskenhuizen, IJsselmeer

    Holiday home for max. 6 persons

    Approx. 200 m², 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 2), cable TV, Wifi, dishwasher
  • Property no. 1337826
    from GBP 966
    for 1 week

    Bovenkarspel, IJsselmeer

    Holiday home for max. 6 persons

    Approx. 70 m², 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, cable TV, Complete Wifi coverage, washing machine, dishwasher, sandy beach approx. 5 m, sea approx. 40 km,
    4.9 out of 5
    13 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 977673
    from GBP 485
    for 1 week

    Makkum, IJsselmeer

    Holiday home for max. 5 persons

    Approx. 100 m², 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pets not allowed, cable TV, Complete Wifi coverage, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property
    4.5 out of 5
    11 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 1626892
    from GBP 1,037
    for 1 week

    Bovenkarspel, IJsselmeer

    Holiday home for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 70 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, cable TV, Complete Wifi coverage, dishwasher, non-smoking property, grass beach approx. 10 m, sea approx. 1 m,
  • Property no. 358938
    from GBP 374
    for 1 week

    Makkum, IJsselmeer

    Holiday home for max. 6 persons

    Approx. 110 m², 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 2), beach approx. 500 m
    4.4 out of 5
    13 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 1673493
    from GBP 818
    for 1 week

    Bovenkarspel, IJsselmeer

    Holiday home for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 130 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, TV, Internet, Wifi, dishwasher, non-smoking property, sea approx. 47 km, ,
    4.9 out of 5
    8 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 831881
    from GBP 689
    for 1 week

    Hindeloopen, IJsselmeer

    Holiday home for max. 2 persons

    Approx. 90 m², 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 1), cable TV, Wifi, washing machine, dishwasher
    4.8 out of 5
    9 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 1458902
    from GBP 1,008
    for 1 week

    Zeewolde, IJsselmeer

    Holiday home for max. 12 persons

    Approx. 190 m², 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, pets are allowed (max. 1), TV, Wifi, washing machine, dishwasher, sauna,
  • Property no. 940885
    from GBP 541
    for 1 week

    Medemblik, IJsselmeer

    Holiday home for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 64 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 1), satellite TV, non-smoking property, sandy beach approx. 500 m
    4.9 out of 5
    46 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 127445
    from GBP 465
    for 1 week

    Oudemirdum, IJsselmeer

    Holiday home for max. 6 persons

    Approx. 100 m², 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, cable TV, Wifi, washing machine, dishwasher
    5.0 out of 5
    4 Customer reviews
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