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Romantic boat
Rental from $327 Per night
Bridge View, next to the Hermitage
Rental from $767 Per night
Houseboat Blue Water
Rental from $211 Per night
Alpha
Rental from $151 Per night

Alpha

the Netherlands, Amsterdam 2 Sleeps, (43)

Light and bright room 'Beach'
Rental from $116 Per night
Dokstroom - our hidden gem
Rental from $154 Per night

Sailing ships

Tweemastklipper Avondrood
Rental from $1376 Per night

Tweemastklipper Avondrood

the Netherlands, Kampen 30 Sleeps, (New houseboat)

Summertime
Rental from $2094 Per night

Summertime

the Netherlands, Kampen 40 Sleeps, (New houseboat)

Sybaris
Rental from $1843 Per night

Sybaris

the Netherlands, Enkhuizen 30 Sleeps, (New houseboat)

Spacious clipper 'Posedeia' - Harlingen
Rental from Ask now!
Grietje
Rental from $1881 Per night

Grietje

the Netherlands, Enkhuizen 34 Sleeps, (New houseboat)

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

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

Galeforce One - Jordaan houseboat studio

Walking distance to everything, including the central train station. Accommodations are cute and cozy with a tiny deck. Renovations are still happening in the canal even though the booking says until May 2024, so that was the only disappointment as we traveled in June. We stayed on a weekend, so there was no work happening, which was a bonus. Still, it was lovely to sit outside and watch the boats go by. The host is very responsive and helpful.

Meghan, Canada

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