Find the best place to stay — North Holland

Where to stay around North Holland?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,927 holiday lettings near North Holland. From 1,174 apartments to 1,114 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 North Holland is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in North Holland?

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

  • Amsterdam: 1,592 holiday homes
  • Dam Square: 1,763 holiday homes
  • Jordaan: 441 holiday homes
  • Municipality of Haarlem: 36 holiday homes
  • Centrale Markt: 196 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in North Holland! 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 North Holland?

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

  • Amsterdam: 1,592 holiday lettings
  • Alkmaar: 895 holiday lettings
  • Amsterdam-Zuidoost: 1,166 holiday lettings
  • Bergen: 885 holiday lettings
  • Hoorn: 191 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to North Holland?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in North Holland are:

  • Amsterdam Centraal Airport (ZYA): 1,721 self catering accommodations
  • Schiphol Airport (AMS): 1,917 self catering accommodations
  • Hoofddorp (QHZ): 1,890 self catering accommodations

For other airports, 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 in North Holland?

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

  • Dam Square: 1,763 holiday rentals
  • Amsterdam Central Station: 1,720 holiday rentals
  • Leidseplein: 1,796 holiday rentals
  • Vondelpark: 1,785 holiday rentals
  • Red Light District: 1,726 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around North Holland 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 property in North Holland your home away from home

North Holland is a wonderful, traditional province of the Netherlands, whose capital is Haarlem. Amsterdam, the countries capital and Holland’s most famous tourist destination is found in North Holland, and more than half of the area is actually below sea level! North Holland is a defined province of the Netherlands, not to be confused with the area of the Northern Netherlands which includes North Holland, Friesland, Groningen and Drente.

Things to do in North Holland

The northern region of North Holland is an area of amazing scenery, with intertwined stretches of land and water market by delightful little towns and villages which delight visitors with their relaxed yet vibrant atmospheres and unchanged, traditional architecture. The larger cities are filled with fascinating attractions, from the huge cheese market in Alkamaar, Holland’s’ cheese capital to the ancient harbour of Hoorn.

There are huge swathes of delightful sandy beaches all around North Holland, from which sailing, fishing, walking and kite surfing can be practiced with ease. There are many excellent beach resorts in North Holland, from the activity centres on Texel Island to the oldest Dutch nude beach in Callantsoog.

Cycling holidays in North Holland also thrive, with cycling routes throughout the area crossing dykes and following barge routes across waterways. Taking a bicycle through the open air Zuiderzee Museum, a working traditional village where you can see traditionally clothed Dutch craftsmen working authentically and living in the traditional way is an unrivalled experience.

Places to holiday in North Holland

Located on the reclaimed Koegraspolder, Julianadorp aa Zee is a favourite beach destination in North Holland. It is blessed with beautiful, wide sandy beaches which remain quiet and relaxing even during the height of the summer. A North Holland property in Julianadorp aa Zee is a great place to explore the natural environment, walk and ride along the beach. The beaches here have all been awarded the European Blue flag for cleanliness and safety.

Texel Island is the largest of the Wadden Islands in North Holland, connected to the mainland by hourly ferries. Due to many centuries of isolation, Texel Island has a wonderfully unique culture and appearance, with excellent shopping and wonderful wildlife, from bird life to seals. Texel Island has many fine beach resorts, the best of which is De Koog, where you can enjoy windsurfing, canoeing, sailing, cycling and sky diving.

Amsterdam is the most famous place to take holiday accommodation in North Holland. People have been flocking to the city for its amazing mix of culture and nightlife, with many excellent museums and attractions found throughout the city.

Weather in North Holland

The climate of North Holland is very similar to that of the UK, with four distinct seasons and average temperatures ranging from 2°C in January to 17°C in July.

Travel to North Holland

North Holland is particularly well serviced by Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS), which receives frequent flights from almost anywhere in the UK. There are many airlines which provide cheap flights to North Holland, and reaching your North Holland holiday property should be remarkably easy from wherever you live in the UK.