Where to stay around Schiermonnikoog?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 188 holiday lettings near Schiermonnikoog. From 82 Condos/Apartments to 53 Bungalows, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Schiermonnikoog area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Schiermonnikoog?

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

  • Germany: 83,379 holiday homes
  • Groningen: 75 holiday homes
  • Drenthe: 224 holiday homes
  • Ameland: 314 holiday homes
  • Weser-Ems: 5,071 holiday homes

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

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

  • Holwerd: 181 holiday lettings
  • Buren: 242 holiday lettings
  • Anjum: 213 holiday lettings
  • Dokkum: 140 holiday lettings
  • Opende: 51 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 Schiermonnikoog?

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

  • Fiskerhuske Museum: 304 holiday rentals
  • De Kruidhof Botanical Gardens: 322 holiday rentals
  • Bunker Museum: 241 holiday rentals
  • Schiermonnikoog Lighthouse: 204 holiday rentals
  • Lauwersmeer National Park: 275 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Schiermonnikoog 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 Schiermonnikoog Island, Holland your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for a fun packed island vacation in Northern Europe should pay a visit to Schiermonnikoog 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, B&Bs and a campground.

Things to do on holiday to Schiermonnikoog Island, Holland

Schiermonnikoog Island has a delightful sandy beach making it a pleasant spot for sunbathing and taking a swim in the North Sea. The only way to get around on the island is by walking, horse riding or cycling and there are some very scenic places to explore here. Some watersports are popular off the island such as windsurfing, surfing and sailing. Visitors can also try out some fishing, roller blading and mountain biking here. There are a handful of bars and restaurants here with a variety of dining options including local dishes and some excellent seafood. A few stores are open for self catering holidaymakers to purchase food and drink as well as gifts and souvenirs.

Places to visit on holiday to Schiermonnikoog Island, Holland

This is a very small isolated island but was the site of the Netherland’s first national park, with the eastern side featuring a very important nature reserve. It is a great place to see wonderful flora and fauna as well as many different species of birds. One of the most striking buildings on the island is the red lighthouse. Back on the mainland visitors can take a 50 minute drive from the ferry to the province capital of Leeuwarden, where there are a couple of great museums and some fine buildings to see.

Weather in Schiermonnikoog 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 Schiermonnikoog 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 Lauwersoog, which takes approximately two hours and 20 minutes by car. From Lauwersoog a ferry service takes passengers to Schiermonnikoog Island, which in turn takes about 50 minutes. Tourists are not allowed to take their cars across to the island and must leave them at the Lauwersoog parking lot.

Exploring the natural landscape of Schiermonnikoog

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Schiermonnikoog is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Schiermonnikoog Island (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Lauwersmeer National Park (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • De Kruidhof Botanical Gardens (16.9 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Nes Beach (20.4 mi / 32.8 km)