Where to stay around Ameland?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 314 holiday lettings near Ameland. From 117 Condos/Apartments to 98 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ameland is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Ameland?

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

  • Groningen: 75 holiday homes
  • Terschelling: 118 holiday homes
  • Municipality of Leeuwarden: 20 holiday homes
  • Sneek: 233 holiday homes
  • Harlingen: 110 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Ameland! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Ameland?

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

  • Sneek: 233 holiday lettings
  • Harlingen: 110 holiday lettings
  • Kûbaard: 144 holiday lettings
  • Franeker: 105 holiday lettings
  • Holwerd: 181 holiday lettings

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Ameland?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Ameland. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Hannemahuis Museum: 350 holiday rentals
  • Bolsward Martinikerk: 442 holiday rentals
  • De Boschplaat: 152 holiday rentals
  • Landal Ameland State: 332 holiday rentals
  • Friet Museum: 470 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ameland listed on HomeAway 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 accommodations.

Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Ameland Island, Holland your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for a fun packed island vacation in Northern Europe should pay a visit to Ameland Island. This wonderful place is located off the north coast of Holland and has many things for holidaymakers to see and do. Visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, apartments and B&Bs.

Things to do on holiday to Ameland Island, Holland

Ameland Island has a beach making it a pleasant spot for sunbathing and taking a swim in the North Sea. Some watersports are popular off the island such as windsurfing and sailing. There are some very scenic areas for hikers and cyclists to explore on the island including the beaches, dunes and woods. Golf fans will be pleased to know there is a nine-hole course on Ameland Island, while visitors can also try fishing, tennis, roller blading and mountain biking here. There are a few bars, cafes and restaurants with a variety of dining options including local dishes and some international cuisine too. Several stores are open for self catering holidaymakers to purchase food and drink as well as gifts and souvenirs.

Places to visit on holiday to Ameland Island, Holland

For a relatively small island there is a surprising amount for visitors to see here. On the west coast at Hollum is the lighthouse, which visitors can climb and get a great view from the platform just below the light. Holidaymakers may like to visit the two museums located in Hollum, which are the Sorgdrager museum and the Abraham Fock rescue museum. Another museum is located in the main village of the island, Nes. Guided tours of the island are available where visitors learn more about the animals, plant life and dunes on the island. Nature lovers should visit Hon, het Oerd and the Lange Duinen.

Weather in Ameland Island, Holland

The warmest time of the year in this part of Holland is July and August when the average high temperature is 21 degrees centigrade. Winters are cold with January and February averaging just a high of 6 degrees centigrade and a low of 1 degree. October is usually the wettest month of the year with an average of 100mm rainfall, but rain can fall any time of the year.

Travel to Ameland Island, Holland

Holidaymakers can fly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS). Flights arrive in Amsterdam from many international cities via various airlines including the largest one based here, KLM. Those cities include Athens (ATH), Beijing-Capital (PEK), Berlin-Tegel (TXL), Geneva (GVA), Lisbon (LIS), London-Heathrow (LHW), Madrid (MAD), Moscow-Sheremetyevo (SVO), New York (JFK), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Rome-Fiumicino (FCO), Tokyo-Narita (NRT), Toronto-Pearson (YYZ), Vienna (VIE) and Washington-Dulles (IAD) amongst many others. Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, National Car Rental and Sixt are the car hire firms located at Schiphol Plaza behind the arrivals halls. From the airport holidaymakers will need to take a journey to Holwerd, which takes approximately two hours by car. From Holwerd a ferry service takes passengers to Ameland, which in turn takes about 45 minutes.

Exploring the natural features in Ameland Island

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Ameland Island. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Nes Beach (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Hollum Beach (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • De Boschplaat (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Prinsentium (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Schiermonnikoog Island (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Terschelling Island (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)