Destination guide

Travel to friendly Watergraafsmeer

Enjoy the museums and other features of Watergraafsmeer. This welcoming and romantic city is well known for its restaurants, bars and cycling. Nes and Artis are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Watergraafsmeer

Are you hoping to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Watergraafsmeer a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Artis (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Amsterdam Chinatown (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Amsterdam Dungeon (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • NDSM Werf (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Playcenter Silverstone (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Vinkeveense Plassen (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Watergraafsmeer

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Watergraafsmeer is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Artis (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Hortus Botanicus (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Oosterpark (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Sarphatipark (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Amstelpark (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Herengracht Canal (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Watergraafsmeer

The nearest airport is in Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol), located 7.6 mi (12.2 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Amsterdam Muiderpoort Station or Amsterdam Amstel Station to see more of the city. Consider catching a ride on the metro at Wibautstraat Station or Amsterdam Amstel Station to more easily navigate the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Watergraafsmeer?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 512 holiday lettings around Watergraafsmeer. From 66 houses to 333 studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Watergraafsmeer?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Watergraafsmeer:

  • Frankendael: 52 holiday homes
  • Weesperzijde: 117 holiday homes
  • Middenmeer: 35 holiday homes
  • Transvaalbuurt: 57 holiday homes
  • Dapperbuurt: 55 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Watergraafsmeer? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Watergraafsmeer. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Amsterdam Amstel Station: 1,863 holiday lettings
  • Oosterpark: 1,869 holiday lettings
  • Spaklerweg Station: 1,867 holiday lettings
  • Science Park Amsterdam: 1,828 holiday lettings
  • Wibautstraat Station: 1,879 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Watergraafsmeer listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Watergraafsmeer?

Yes, of course. offers 66 Houses in Watergraafsmeer. Our other popular types of Watergraafsmeer holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 333 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 326 self catering accommodations
  • Boats: 42 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Houseboats and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Watergraafsmeer?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 13 holiday homes with pool available in Watergraafsmeer. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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