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Luxury 'viskotter' on UNESCO island with Fort

Luxurious hotel experience on a ship with a beautiful interior. Located at a UNESCO Fort. Throughout the year. Show original

Excellent! 5/5 (2 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. Luxury and Comfort
  2. Modern Decor
  3. Free WiFI
  1. Romantic
  2. Nature experience at UNESCO Fort
  3. Contactless check-in

Houseboat summary

Sleeping in wonderful beds, Rituals products, fresh flowers, linen sheets, taking a dip in natural water, drinking a glass of wine by a crackling fire in the wood stove, enjoying the beautiful view, cooking in the fine kitchen, enjoying the evening sun... that's a stay at the Luxury 'viskotter' on UNESCO island with Fort. Throughout the year. And don't forget, stargazing through the glass roof!

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Houseboat description

Suppose you even want to get out of it completely. Romantic together, with friends or with the whole family. Relaxing away from it all, taking time for yourself from each other, memories, wallowing in comfort and luxury... then the Luxury 'viskotter' on UNESCO island with Fort is for you. Be varied by the luxurious, fluffy towels, bedding products, fresh flowers, linen sheets and down comforters. A true hotel experience.

A stay on the water is special and offers something for everyone: drinks on deck, swimming, boating, fishing. The Luxury 'viskotter' on UNESCO island with Fort is located on a UNESCO island where you can swim. Next to the island is also a beach with a nice restaurant. The North Sea, Amsterdam and Leiden are nearby. Enjoy the setting sun from the hammock of a Fatboy beanbag. Not nice weather for a while? There is central heating and a wood burning stove. Our 'star-gazing roof' provides an outdoor experience... also indoors.

The houseboat is completely private during your stay.

You can use a key box yourself and immediately enjoy your stay. A manual and information about the area are available on the boat. Do you need us? Even calling is enough.

- Sailing with the Luxury 'viskotter' on UNESCO island with Fort is not allowed.
- Receiving visitors, holding parties and playing amplified music is also not allowed.
- This accommodation is intended for those seeking tranquility. You are not only a guest at our Luxury 'viskotter' on UNESCO island with Fort, but also at the UNESCO Fort.

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Property type

Moored yacht

Payment policy

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

Cancellation policy

Security deposit

Not required

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



  • Central heating
  • Bedroom with spacious 2 bed and skylight.
  • Bedroom with spacious double bed and floor lighting.
  • Dining area.
  • sitting around.
  • Modern full kitchen with refrigerator, stove, small oven and coffee / facilities.
  • Bright living room with glass roof (stargazing)!
  • Wood stove (1 bag of wood included, extra wood can be purchased).
  • Luxurious bathroom with rain shower, jets, radio, soft towels, bathrobes, Rituals products and a modern design.
  • Smart TV and WiFi.
  • Spacious illuminated stairs (dimmable).
  • Outdoor shower.
  • Hammock, Fatboy and outdoor seating.
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Number of bathrooms: 1
Number of toilets: 1

Holiday type

Rural / countryside
Lake / riverside



Fully equipped kitchen
Linen provided
Towels provided

Hair dryer
Dining table & chairs


Satellite / Cable tv
WiFi / internet

Internet access

Indoor facilities


Outdoor facilities

Terrace / balcony
Sun loungers

Outside shower

Heating / cooling

Central heating

Open fireplace


Close to the shops

General information

Free parking

Child friendly

Activities nearby

Swimminig / watersports
Walking / hiking

Cycling / mountain biking




9 km


1 km


25 km

Golf course

8 km


2 km

Night club

4 km


1 km

Super market

1 km

Train station

4 km

How to get there

Parking is available nearby. A bus stop is a short walk away. (7 minutes). For your schedule, visit

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About the area

Enjoy natural beauty, enjoy water sports or simply relax: the Westeinderplassen is a large and unique water sports area with many marinas, restaurants and a real Surf Island in the bay. A versatile recreation area where you can completely relax, or just let off steam. Let yourself through the undiscovered area of the Randstad.


Fort bij Kudelstaart had the function of defending the Herenweg and Westeinderplassen. Many interior elements have been preserved in the main building. The fort at Kudelstaart was completed in 1906.

In addition to the two blown up turret buildings, there are two concrete artillery positions in the front wall. The wooden benches of the shelters are still there.


There are many cycling and walking opportunities in the vicinity of the Westeinderplassen. For hiking enthusiasts, there are various routes to be found at Visit Aalsmeer.

The boat is also located on the Vuurlijnpad hiking trail, so you can start your hiking route directly from the Luxury 'viskotter' on UNESCO island with Fort. More info: Heerlijk-wandelen-langs-vuurlijnpad


You can connect to the bicycle junction network from the boat. You can easily map out your own route on the website and via the Fietsroutenetwerk app. You can take into account the length and duration of your trip. There are a number of places where bicycles can be rented to see the most beautiful places in the area.

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Houseboat owner


The sea, rivers, lakes, streams: as soon as we can, we sprint straight to the nearest water source we can find. Why? Because water has the ability to turn chaos into calm.

Boating and being on the water typifies us and our family. Together we run a nightlife in the center of Bodegraven. A busy life, but with ease we let go of the hustle and bustle in nature and on the water.

We have known from an early age: as soon as you sail, the daily grind is gone. The wind in your hair, taking a dip in natural water, drying in the sun, playing games while the rain patters against the windows or watching the storm with a good glass of red wine.

You can experience nature to the fullest by the water: water relaxes.

We are ready for you
For many of our guests, sleeping on a boat is a new experience. Our boats are equipped with extensive information. Our guests rate us highly. Due to our small-scale setup, we always guarantee a personal approach.

A malfunction or defect during your stay can occur. The technology in every ship is complex and largely self-sufficient. Unfortunately, a defect cannot always be foreseen, despite careful maintenance. Although a defect is fortunately rare, we have always succeeded in solving it on the same day. As entrepreneurs, we can organize our time flexibly and because of our experience we often know how to solve the malfunction ourselves.

Experience it yourself: just add water

How it started…
The Gloria
When our company had to close in 2020 due to the corona measures, we decided that we would like to share our water experience with others. We started building the Gloria in the first lockdown. From a completely old hull to a self-sufficient boat. We did this ourselves with lots of love and with the whole family. After months of many jobs, our project was completed and the Gloria can show our guests in all its glory every day how beautiful she is.

The Omega
In the summer of 2020, our company was allowed to partially open again. But we foresaw another major lockdown in the winter. Because sitting still does not suit us, we were looking for a new project. It became the Omega. In 4 full sailing days from Groningen to Bodegraven. 300 kilometers and in the 90 bridges and locks. Armed with sleeping bags, a lot of technology and water, we went on the adventure again with the whole family.
And indeed, in the autumn there was another lock-down and we set our teeth in this old Viskotter. Full of wonderful ideas, we are converting this boat into a true wellness boat with a wood-fired sauna.


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Response time
Normally within 2 hours
Language spoken
Dutch, English

2 Reviews - Luxury 'viskotter' on UNESCO island with Fort

Excellent! 5/5

  1. Charlotte L - France

    07 Jun

    Great stay

    We had a great time on the Gloria boat. It is in a beautiful location. We loved the sunrise and sunset, the walk around Brassemermeer, the decoration in the boat and the touches of attention. The neighbors of the other boats were lovely. The nearby Wagenaar bar and restaurant is a very good address. We had some issues with the hot water in the shower but I guess that's usual on a boat. The bedding was particularly comfortable. I loved my road trip in NL and staying at the Gloria was part of this great experience. Dutch are much more welcoming than French and I can't wait to come back to visit the other part of the country (south and north-east). And why not booking another of your boats? Thank you for everything!

  2. Claudia W - Germany

    16 Aug

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    We had a wonderful stay on this lovingly furnished boat. It was a special experience. And the location is also perfect for excursions of all kinds. We will definitely be back again. Many thanks to the lovely hosts.

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