There are many good reasons to choose Texel Island for your next holiday. With lots of fun activities and attractions, you will never be bored. A holiday rental home on Texel Island will put you close to many of the most popular attractions and will provide a comfortable place to return after a day full of adventure.
The beaches provide the backdrop for many of the activities in and near Texel Island. Boat tours, guided fishing excursions, sailing and windsurfing are a few of the choices. Cycling and hiking are also quite popular. Bikes are available for rent on the beach and in other locations throughout Texel Island. The bird watching is quite good in the area, and those serious about birding often travel just to try and spot a particularly elusive species.
With many interesting museums, fascinating historical sites and lots of family-friendly attractions, you will find that there is no shortage of things to do whilst on holiday to Texel Island. Have you ever tried your hand at metal detecting on the beach or just stumbled across an interesting item that someone left behind? The Maritime and Beachcombers Museum is dedicated, in part, to stuff that has been found on the nearby shores. The museum, which is located in an old beach house, also has kid-friendly activities. Historic structures, such as For de Schans, which was built in 1599 and has been visited by Napolean, also dot the landscape.
A holiday rental in Texel Island is also a great base for trips to Amsterdam. If your prefer you can also rent one of our Amsterdam apartments and make your short break memorable.
Texel Island winters are chilly and the summers are warm and pleasant. During the winter months, the average low temperatures are between 1° and 2° C and the highs are between 5° and 6° C. During the spring, the average low temperatures are between 6° and 9° C and the highs are between 13° and 17° C. It warms up even more during the summer when the average low temperatures are between 12° and 15° C and the highs are between 20° and 22° C. There is some rain each month. The most occurs during the winter months with up to 21 days per month. The least occurs during the summer with about 14 days per month.
The closest airport to Texel Island is Dan Helder De Kooy Airport (DHR), which is located about 14 km away. Another option is Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS), which is located about 90 km from Texel Island. There is a railway station in Dan Helder, 14 km from Texel Island. It is recommended that you have a car for use during your stay.