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 features

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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Texel?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 130 holiday lettings around Texel. From 56 houses to 23 bungalows, 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.

Can I rent a beach property near Texel?

Don't just spend an hour or two at the beach. Wrangle your pals and crash as close as you can to it! The sound of crashing waves and unbelievable ocean vistas? Yes please! HomeAway has 196 beachside getaway homes to pick from. Open to other ideas? HomeAway has a bunch more property options to explore, including:

  • 153 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 69 resort holiday accommodation options.
  • 55 oceanfront holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house near Texel?

If you're seeking a home away from home this trip, renting a house is a fantastic idea. You and your crew will have the space you need for all your getaway activities. There are 210 houses currently on HomeAway. Prices start from £43 a night. Or maybe you'd rather choose one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Apartment: 75 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £64 per night.
  • Villa: 67 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £98 per night.
  • Bungalow: 40 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £64 per night.

Can I stay near Texel in a large group?

Whether you're heading off on a holiday with your relatives or spending a week away with your old school gang, it's always lots of fun staying under the one roof! The best news is that HomeAway has places to suit you. 88 house holiday rentals are listed. Currently, they're the most popular choice here for big groups. In and around the area, the properties that can accommodate bigger groups include:

  • On the lookout for properties that can house 6 people? We have 288 that will fit the bill. The prices start from £74 per night.
  • Keen to find a rental property for 8 guests? We have 60 that will work well. You can get one for as low as £86 a night.
  • Seeking out rental properties suitable for 5 people? You'll be pleased to hear we have 40 that will fit the bill. You can bag one from just £69 per night.

So don't fret! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your aunt, your cousin and all your mates to Texel.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals near Texel?

HomeAway is here to help you catch up with the people you hold dear. Listing heaps of value-packed holiday rentals, you're sure to find a fabulous pad that pleases everyone. Booking a holiday rental in Julianadorp aan zee is a great way to avoid burning a hole in your wallet. We have 97 options and the average cost is £121 per night.