Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Texel Island

The parks and island views create a pretty picture of Texel Island. This city's biking, bird watching and kitesurfing draw many visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Texel Island

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Texel Island has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ecomare (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Golfbaan Ooghduyne (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Landgoed Hoenderdaell (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Texel Island

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Texel Island is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dunes of Texel National Park (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • De Koog Beach (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Vuurtorenweg Texel Beach (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Callantsoog Beach (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Texel Island

The nearest airport is in Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol), located 53.7 mi (86.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Texel?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 158 vacation rentals near Texel. From 47 Houses to 37 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Texel for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Texel?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Texel. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Sint Maarten: 1,245 vacation rentals
  • Friesland: 766 vacation rentals
  • Schoorl: 1,164 vacation rentals
  • Terschelling: 103 vacation rentals
  • North Sea: 14,916 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Texel! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Texel?

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

  • Sint Maarten: 1,245 rentals
  • Schoorl: 1,164 rentals
  • Sint Maartensbrug: 889 rentals
  • Callantsoog: 860 rentals
  • De Cocksdorp: 158 rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Texel?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Texel. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Den Helder Station: 860 rentals
  • Schoorlse Duinen: 1,561 rentals
  • Radboud Castle: 1,172 rentals
  • Callantsoog Beach: 1,549 rentals
  • De Koog Beach: 507 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Texel 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.