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Forecastle KL
Rental from $206 Per night
Bridge View, next to the Hermitage
Rental from $767 Per night
Dokstroom - our hidden gem
Rental from $154 Per night
Light and bright room 'Beach'
Rental from $116 Per night

Sailing ships

Recent reviews

El Diamante - Central, spacious and luxurious houseboat

Phenomenal location, great accommodation, and the host is super awesome! We really had an amazing time, and it was largely due in part to how much we loved this place. As a group of 4, we felt super comfortable here. The fireplace at night was an added bonus and truly a spectacular addition to the experience.

John, the United States

Nina

The boat was very clean and tidy, both the bed and sofa bed were very comfortable, and the shower was spacious and hot. We really enjoyed our stay. The only extra thing I would have liked was some way to limit how much the windows opened, as we were staying with two children and the windows opened wide straight onto the water. All the cafes and shops of Javastraat were lovely to have nearby. Thank you, Nina!

Abbie, England

Kop Van Zuid - with roofed terrace

We came with 4 people and had a lovely and relaxing holiday. The landlord was very friendly and was able to explain everything to us in German.

Thomas, Germany

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"This platform is built from the love for living on the water and sharing this unique experience." Juul Steyn, co-founder Bookahouseboat.com


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We believe that where you stay is a big part of your holiday experience. We are proud to share the largest selection of boats, (sailing) ships, barges and yachts from around the world. Each and every one of these floating homes is unique and will surely contribute to an unforgettable vacation.


Your options are endless. Ever thought of a houseboat holiday in Amsterdam, a bed and breakfast boat in Paris or a relaxing luxurious floating getaway on the Thames in London? Each of these cities offers a wide variety of floating homes. Or why not rent an authentic spice boat in India, a luxury cruiser on one of the great lakes in America or a narrow boat in England? Experiencing your holiday from a houseboat is nothing like anything you've ever done before. Pick your holiday destination, hire a houseboat and be welcome aboard!


Why book with us?

We are specialized in houseboats and offer the widest selection of amazing houseboat rentals from around the world. Lots of them are exclusively available through us. At Bookahouseboat.com you're not only booking a place to stay, but also an experience. From wonderfully renovated traditional ships, barges or rafts to the most exclusive floating villa’s with hotel like experiences. Booking and paying for your holiday is safe and simple through our website. And remember, customer care is of paramount importance to us. Always glad to help!


Sailor Taylor Service

Choosing the right houseboat can be a challenge. Therefore we have a Sailor Taylor Service: tell us your needs and we will send you a handpicked selection. Just send us a message and share your requirements: which dates, how many guests, the city or country you would like to go to and any other wishes you may have. We look forward to finding the best possible houseboat for your trip!


What makes us stand out?

* Really great support before, during and after your stay.
* We know houseboats and love to share our experience with you.
* We pay the owner/host 2 days after check in, so your payment is 100% safe.
* Pay in 2 installments, depending on the time until check-in, the payment arrangements are 25-75%, 50-50% or 100%.
* Booking is easy, safe and simple - a great way to start your houseboat holiday.
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Thanks for booking with us. And wherever you go: we wish you an unforgettable houseboat holiday!

Peps Co-Founder Bookahouseboat.com

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