Destination guide

Travel to friendly Watergraafsmeer

Enjoy the museums and other features of Watergraafsmeer. This welcoming and romantic city is known for its restaurants, bars and biking. Nes and Artis are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Watergraafsmeer

Are you hoping to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Watergraafsmeer a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Artis (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Amsterdam Chinatown (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Amsterdam Dungeon (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • NDSM Werf (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Playcenter Silverstone (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Vinkeveense Plassen (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Watergraafsmeer

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Watergraafsmeer is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Artis (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Hortus Botanicus (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Oosterpark (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Sarphatipark (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Amstelpark (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Herengracht Canal (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Watergraafsmeer

The nearest airport is in Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol), located 7.6 mi (12.2 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Amsterdam Muiderpoort Station or Amsterdam Amstel Station to see more of the city. Consider catching a ride on the metro at Wibautstraat Station or Amsterdam Amstel Metro Station to more easily navigate the city.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Watergraafsmeer?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Watergraafsmeer:

  • Amsterdam City Centre: 572 vacation rentals
  • Jordaan: 439 vacation rentals
  • Amsterdam Oud-West: 620 vacation rentals
  • Grachtengordel: 547 vacation rentals
  • Westerpark: 423 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I rent Houses in Watergraafsmeer?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 64 Houses in Watergraafsmeer. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Watergraafsmeer include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 424 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 2 rentals available
  • Studios: 441 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Boats and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Watergraafsmeer?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 12 vacation rentals with pool available in Watergraafsmeer. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.