The Almaz offers a spacious lounge, equipped with large windows for good views.
The Almaz has a length of 12.50
Near the kitchen is a spacious seating area.
2nd seating area.
The lounge with ample seating.
Houseboat 808 Amsterdam photo 5
The kitchen is equipped with a 4-burner cooker, a coffee maker and kettle.
At the back of the boat is the captains cabin with a double bed ().
In the captains cabin there is a sink and cupboards.
At the front of the boat is a double bed ().
The boat has a flydeck.
Electric toilet.
Shower cabin.
The boat is equipped with heating.
The boat is equipped with a spacious terrace.
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We offer 4 motor yachts in the same location.
The jetty at night.
Waterfront Restaurant.
A few minutes' walk from the boat is the restaurant.
Above view of marina and restaurant.
It is possible to take the small motorboat C'est la vie on a cruise with your host Gros. For information contact Gros
The C'est la vie is equipped with a toilet, small fridge and heating.
The C'est la vie offers seating for 4 to 5 people.
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Owner and host Gros welcomes you on board.
It is possible to rent a subboard at the marina.
It is possible to take e-foil lessons at the marina.


Houseboat / yacht Almaz close to the city center of Amsterdam

Excellent! 5/5 (19 reviews)


  • Your money is safe, we pay your host 2 days after check-in.
  • 100% refund in the unlikely event the host cancels.
  • Changing booking details is always free.
  • Access to urgent phone line during your booking.
  • Book Co2 positive, we compensate 3 times more than we emit.

Houseboat highlights

  1. Spacious, atmospheric and comfortable yacht.
  2. Equipped with all basic facilities.
  3. Equipped with a flybridge, 2nd deck.
  1. Situated on a lake with a beautiful view.
  2. Quiet area and 25 minutes from the heart of Amsterdam.
  3. On arrival you will receive snacks and drinks.

Houseboat summary

Make your visit to Amsterdam even more special, stay on your own private motor yacht 'Almaz'. The yacht offers all facilities and comfort and will make your stay unforgettable. A stay aboard the Almaz is a wonderful way to experience Amsterdam. This beautiful ship, a Spiegelkotter, is no less than 12.00 meters long and offers a lot of charm and cosiness. We can accommodate up to 4 guests. You have the whole ship to yourself, you do not share the boat with other guests. Of course, we have strictly implemented all the measures around the Covid19 hygiene protocol, so you don't have to worry about that. 

If this boat is not available, check out our other yachts - Private Yacht 20min from Amsterdam centerMotor yacht Amazone or the The Cozy Amsterdam Motor Yacht. Same location and host.

Houseboat description

As soon as you step aboard, you feel like a real captain, especially when you get behind the steering wheel. And although the yacht will remain in her port - unless you choose to plan a cruise with us during your stay, she will give you a real nautical experience. Not only because of the comfortable ship's interior, but also because of the many birds that swim by and the great view over the water.

The boat offers two bedrooms: the master bedroom with a double bed (197cm x 135cm) at the back of the boat and a second bedroom at the front with a V-shaped double bed (200x140). The master bedroom has its own washbasin with hot and cold water. Of course the boat is equipped with a shower and a toilet, and also with heating.

You also have a kitchen on board to prepare breakfast or a simple meal. But again: who wants to cook in a city with so many great places to eat and drink. And know that in our marina you will also find a beautiful restaurant with a terrace by the water and excellent food and drinks. Everything for a convenient and unique stay in Amsterdam!

The surprisingly large living room has glass all around so you can enjoy the landscape around you: the panoramic view over the water, the famous and ever-changing Dutch clouds passing by, the reflection of the water dancing on the ceiling. No hotel room offers that for sure.

Here is a quick overview of the facilities on board:

  • Free internet on board
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker (coffee and tea is on board)
  • Hair dryer
  • Kettle
  • Cooking facilities
  • Mini-bar (free drinks for the first day)
  • Heating

We also have a small motorboat with which we offer cruises on Amsterdam's canals at a reduced rate. We can send you the possibilities and rates.


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Property type

Moored yacht

Payment policy

25-75% or 50-50% or 100% (read more)

Cancellation policy

Security deposit


Check in/out time

Check in between 15:00 and 21:00.

Check out before 11:00.


2 Bedrooms, 4 Sleeps

Twin beds (2 linked single beds): 2


In the rear of the yacht is the master bedroom, with a comfortable double bed (195cm x 140cm). The cabin is also equipped with a washbasin and wardrobes. In the front of the yacht you will find a spacious double bed (180cm x 200cm). The boat has a shower cabin and separate toilet.

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Number of bathrooms: 1
Number of toilets: 1

Holiday type

Town / city
Lake / riverside

Fully equipped kitchen


Linen provided
Towels provided

Hair dryer
Dining table & chairs
WiFi / internet


Music system / CD player


Indoor facilities

Terrace / balcony

Outdoor facilities

Mooring sloop / boat possible

Electric fans

Heating / cooling

Oil heaters

Panoramic views


Close to the beach
Close to the ariport

Free parking

We offer cruises with the small motorboat C'est la vie at reduced rates.

General information

No pets allowed
Smoking not allowed
Child friendly

Long term rent available
Smoke alarm
Swimminig / watersports

Activities nearby

Walking / hiking

Cycling / mountain biking




11 km


0.1 km


25 km

Ferry port

5 km


3 km

Night club

4 km


0.1 km

Super market

2 km

Train station

2.5 km

How to get there

Of course you can take a Uber or regular taxi that will take you to the marina in about 15 minutes from either Schiphol Airport or Central Station.

When traveling with public transport, you should take the following times to get a good impression.

From Schiphol Airport it's a 27 minute trip by public transport: 4 minutes walking, 15 minutes by bus and about 8 minutes walking 

If you arrive at Central Station it's a 28 minute trip by public transport: 1 minute walking, 16 minutes by metro and then about 11 minutes walking. 

About the area

Our marina is located on the wonderful Nieuwe Meer, a large lake on the verge of the city and on the other side the famous 'Amsterdamse Bos'. This man made forest is a great place to wander around and enjoy nature, while on the other hand you have the energizing and buzzing inner city of Amsterdam. Lots of guest find this the perfect combination during their visit to Amsterdam. 

From 20 to 24 August 2025, Europe's biggest nautical event will take place; SAIL Amsterdam. During SAIL, Amsterdam will welcome more than 800 (inter)national (tall) ships. You can experience SAIL 2025 exclusively on aboard our small motor boat C'est la vie. We offer various sailing arrangements, you will have private use of the boat with your host as skipper. If you want to be sure of a special experience, book your cruise now.

On 27 October 2025, Amsterdam will be 750 years old. And the city will celebrate this in grand style, for a year, from 27 October 2024 until the actual anniversary one year later. The goal: a city that buzzes like never before!

If you would like more additional information, please do not hesitate to contact me.

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Houseboat owner


My work is my passion, I sail my whole life and currently as a skipper in the canals of Amsterdam. How nice is it to share this passion with guests and let them experience the unique and beautiful city of Amsterdam. As your host I will welcome you on board of Almaz and provide you with all necessary information about the boat and of course about Amsterdam.

Response time
Normally within 2 hours
Language spoken
English, German, Dutch

19 Reviews - Almaz

Excellent! 5/5

  1. Gabi K - Germany

    29 Aug

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    We thank Gros for his warm welcome and his constant willingness to help. He gave us the opportunity to experience and enjoy an eventful and extraordinary holiday. The Almaz is very welcoming and we felt very comfortable!

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  2. Jess - the United States

    06 Feb

    Great boat!

    Great boat and wonderful place to stay. Even better than the pictures!

  3. Gottfried W - Germany

    15 Jul

    Cozy ambience

    Perfect accommodation for a nice city trip.

  4. Wendy H - Singapore

    25 Nov

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    Our stay was fantastic and the boat house was cozy and lovely with nice view. It was something different from the usual hotel stay, which we were looking for. Gros was very welcoming and provided us with the needed information. We would definitely come back again in the summer month when we can do more activities.

  5. Bram - the Netherlands

    18 Sep

    Top location and top service

    Top location and top service. Highly recommended for those who want something a little different. Very smooth and correct communication!

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