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Unique accommodation by the coast

With so many choices available, visitors to Holland are increasingly opting for unusual and inspiring accommodation that makes the most of every minute of their stay. These coastal retreats go far beyond the ordinary, offering guests the chance to spend the night in a safari-style tent, an apartment with sweeping sea views or a renovated industrial crane.

  • Explore the natural beauty of the Dutch coastline
  • Choose from a variety of amenities and price ranges
  • Experience the authentic character of Holland’s cities and villages


Nestled on the tranquil Schiermonnikoog island in the north of Holland, guests at Koningskaars apartments can wake up and step directly onto the beach. The apartment has a luxurious modern design and guests can unwind in the indoor pool, sauna and various spa facilities at the Strandresort Schier resort next door. The ultimate escape from city life, the remote island is accessible only by ferry and presents the perfect opportunity for a relaxing stay immersed in nature.

Safari Tent Camping Corfwater

The Safari Tent Camping Corfwater experience brings the excitement of an African safari to the Dutch coastline. The spacious safari tents offer a glamping-style stay, combining the thrill of the wilderness with the comfort of full-sized beds, a modern bathroom and well-appointed kitchen for your morning espresso. The tents are located directly on the beach in Petten so your group is mere moments away from sun, sand and surf.

Bij de Bootbouwer

The Bij de Bootbouwer apartment is lovingly decorated in a seafaring theme, allowing guests to get right to the heart of the port city of Harlingen. The unique accommodation is a playful combination of historic shipping artefacts and modern design elements that make guests feel instantly at home. Miniature boats line the walls, along with a curated assortment of sea chests, navigational tools and curiosities.

Sea Lodges Bloemendaal

Bloemendaal aan Zee, located near Haarlem and Amsterdam, is a stretch of sandy coastline with an especially vibrant atmosphere during the summer months. Sea Lodges Bloemendaal apartments are ideally located for making the most of the relaxed environment and enjoying the bars and restaurants nearby. The apartments are equipped with luxury furnishings, have an open-plan layout and are positioned with entrances facing away from each other for extra privacy.

Poort Beach Hotel Apartments

Poort Beach Hotel Apartments are located just steps away from the sandy dunes and crashing waves of Bloemendaal beach. The apartments are luxuriously furnished and flooded with natural light, thanks to the floor-to-ceiling windows and the building’s striking architectural design. Inside, guests are treated to sweeping views of the North Sea and modern neutral furnishings to make them feel at home.

Hotel van Oranje

Hotel van Oranje elevates a casual beachy getaway to an indulgent experience for the most discerning guests. Positioned directly on the beach in Noordwijk, the hotel is the perfect base for exploring Amsterdam, The Hague and the flower growing region of Holland, although the selection of high-end restaurants and bars onsite means guests needn’t venture far from the hotel. The luxury amenities include Europe’s largest heated indoor wave pool, a sauna, jacuzzi, fitness centre and spa providing beauty and wellness treatments.

Havenkraan van Harlingen

For a night like you’ve never experienced before, book a stay in the Havenkraan van Harlingen bed and breakfast. This industrial crane has been renovated into a stylish apartment with the best views of Harlingen (placing you directly in the harbour). The crane has been maintained in perfect working order, allowing guests to manoeuvre it into position, adjusting their panoramic view. The entrance to the apartment is via a round elevator that adds to the industrial charm.

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