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Holiday houses on the West Frisian Islands & holiday apartments on the West Frisian Islands

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Exploring the off the grid attractions in the West Frisian Islands

Located in the Wadden Sea, the West Frisian Islands are a chain of islands in the Netherlands. The sparsely populated islands are designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a great destination for holidaymakers who seek peace and solitude. Access to the islands is an adventure itself with mud flat hiking the primary mode of transportation in many of them.

Things to do on the West Frisian Islands

Each island has its own unique character based on its landscape, history and the different recreational activities available. Whichever island holidaymakers choose to book a holiday house or holiday apartment on frequent boats and ferries make exploring the region a breeze. Texel Island is a popular choice of holiday rental destination due to its many events and sightseeing opportunities. Visitors can enjoy the Dunes of Texel a national park with an exhibition devoted to underwater life and take pictures of the Moai style statue on Eierland Polder. Many visitors choose to rent a holiday home during the Round Texel Race, the largest catamaran race in the world, or the Ouwe Sundeklaas, a traditional costume festival for children. In addition to Ameland and Schiermonnikoog, Vlieland is another popular holiday rental destination in the West Frisian Islands. Despite being the remotest island in the chain, many visitors choose a holiday home on Vlieland for its historic buildings and the astonishing Vuurboetsduin, a high dune featuring a red lighthouse on top. Holidaymakers can choose an off the grid holiday house or holiday apartment in the woods or along the mudflats.

When to visit the West Frisian Islands

Holiday rental is popular amongst holidaymakers during the summer. From late May to August the weather is warm and pleasant, with temperatures ranging from 19°C to 22°C. Summer months are ideal for boat trips and other recreational activities. Popular outdoor activities include bird watching in the nature reserves, sunbathing on one of the beaches and cycling, making the West Frisian Islands an ideal place to rent a holiday house and relax in the heart of nature.

The top rated locations on the West Frisian Islands

  1. Buren
  2. Hollum
  3. De Koog
  4. De Cocksdorp

  • Property no. 1225584
    from GBP 1,369
    for 1 week

    De Koog, West Frisian Islands

    Holiday home for max. 8 persons

    Approx. 100 m², 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, pets are allowed (max. 1), cable TV, Wifi, washing machine, dishwasher, sea approx. 1.5 km,
  • Property no. 291747
    + 11 more
    from GBP 420
    for 1 week

    Schiermonnikoog, West Frisian Islands

    Holiday apartment for max. 6 persons

    2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (on request), Wifi
  • Property no. 627177
    + 29 more
    from GBP 348
    for 1 week

    Midsland, West Frisian Islands

    Holiday home for max. 6 persons

    Approx. 45 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (on request), Wifi,
  • Property no. 962401
    + 14 more
    from GBP 302
    for 1 week

    Oost-Vlieland, West Frisian Islands

    Holiday apartment for max. 2 persons

    Approx. 50 m², 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (on request), Wifi, washing machine
  • Property no. 313217
    + 115 more
    from GBP 256
    for 1 week

    De Cocksdorp, West Frisian Islands

    Holiday home for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 49 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (on request), Wifi,
    5.0 out of 5
    3 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 927440
    from GBP 563
    for 1 week

    Buren, West Frisian Islands

    Holiday home for max. 7 persons

    Approx. 120 m², 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, TV, Wifi, washing machine, sea approx. 800 m
    4.5 out of 5
    2 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 968472
    + 1 more
    from GBP 483
    for 1 week

    Buren, West Frisian Islands

    Mobile home for max. 5 persons

    Approx. 40 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, cable TV, Complete Wifi coverage, non-smoking property, sandy beach approx. 900 m,
    4.5 out of 5
    21 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 931656

    De Cocksdorp, West Frisian Islands

    Holiday home for max. 6 persons

    Approx. 55 m², 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (on request), Wifi
    4.6 out of 5
    5 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 690004
    from GBP 497
    for 1 week

    Ballum, West Frisian Islands

    Holiday home for max. 6 persons

    Approx. 120 m², 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 1), cable TV, Complete Wifi coverage, washing machine, dishwasher, beach approx. 800 m, sea approx. 1.2 km, sauna,
    4.2 out of 5
    9 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 1881233
    from GBP 483
    for 1 week

    Buren, West Frisian Islands

    Holiday apartment for max. 5 persons

    Approx. 40 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, cable TV, non-smoking property, sea approx. 900 m,
    0.0 out of 5
    21 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 718447
    from GBP 1,085
    for 1 week

    Nes-Ameland, West Frisian Islands

    Holiday home for max. 5 persons

    Approx. 100 m², 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pets are allowed (max. 1), cable TV, Complete Wifi coverage, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, beach approx. 500 m, ,
    4.0 out of 5
    6 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 291751
    + 2 more
    from GBP 328
    for 1 week

    Schiermonnikoog, West Frisian Islands

    Holiday apartment for max. 8 persons

    Approx. 80 m², 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (on request), Wifi
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