Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Texel Island

The parks and island views create a pretty picture of Texel Island. This city's cycling, bird watching and kitesurfing draw many visitors. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Texel Island

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Texel Island has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ecomare (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Golfbaan Ooghduyne (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Landgoed Hoenderdaell (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Texel Island

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Texel Island is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dunes of Texel National Park (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • De Koog Beach (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Callantsoog Beach (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Texel Island

The nearest airport is in Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol), located 53.7 mi (86.4 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Texel?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 140 holiday rentals near Texel. From 43 Houses to 38 Bungalows, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Texel for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Texel?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Texel. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Municipality of Súdwest-Fryslân: 408 holiday rentals
  • De Cocksdorp: 141 holiday rentals
  • Schagerbrug: 743 holiday rentals
  • Sint Maarten: 1,200 holiday rentals
  • Sint Maartensvlotbrug: 837 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Texel! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Texel?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Texel with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • De Cocksdorp: 141 holiday homes
  • Schagerbrug: 743 holiday homes
  • Sint Maarten: 1,200 holiday homes
  • Sint Maartensvlotbrug: 837 holiday homes
  • Groet: 1,042 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Texel?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Texel. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Callantsoog Beach: 1,507 holiday rentals
  • Wadden Sea: 962 holiday rentals
  • Dunes of Texel National Park: 513 holiday rentals
  • Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach: 245 holiday rentals
  • De Koog Beach: 510 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Texel listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.