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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.

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            Multiple rentals Apartment #2334112
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              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                Excellent! 4.7/5
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                            Excellent! 4.6/5
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                            Apartment #1679083
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                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                  Apartment #1735267
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                                    Exceptional! 5/5
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                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                      Apartment #3908479
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                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                              Cottage #4223701
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                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                  House #2248068
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                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                    Farmhouse #325842
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                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                      Apartment #6223522
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                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                        Apartment #6262394
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                                                                                        Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                                                          House Boat #609317vb
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                                                                                          Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                            Chalet #6499393
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                                                                                            Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                              • 3 BR
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                                                                                              Apartment #2242965
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                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                (25 reviews)
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                                                                                                Cottage #1733962
                                                                                                25
                                                                                                Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                                                                  House Boat #6557405
                                                                                                  20
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                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
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                                                                                                    House #2404678
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                                                                                                      Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                                      (53 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • Studio
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                                                                      House Boat #1011313
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Bright, comfortable accommodation.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Well furnished and equipped apartment. Great restaurant close by and easy transport to museums and centre.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                                                                                                      Perfect location. Beautiful place to recharge and chill out watching the world go by.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      A truly wonderful place. Great to people watch and relax with friends on the balcony in the sun. Heaven.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017