Holland is a region in the western section of the Netherlands, encompassing several cities: Arnhem, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht, and a handful of others. Of course, Gouda is historically the most important, being the birthplace of the variety of cheese with the same name. The area has historically featured a maritime culture, with most of the inhabited land being at or below sea level. Being situated on the North Sea, at the mouths of two rivers (the Rhine and Maas), constant drainage of water and the arrangement of dikes are required to prevent the area from flooding. This is evident in the type of architecture, and the numerous windmills that have become symbolic of the Netherlands as a whole. The intricate system of canals and waterways link areas of the region, where the old-school European flavor, historical aura, artistic culture, natural oases, and various adult-themed activities captivate people from all over the world. Here are the top 12 Airbnb vacation rentals in Holland, Netherlands. Read on to learn more.
Enjoy a unique stay at this penthouse that features glass windows all over the place. Anywhere you look, you will be able to marvel at the pretty views of Haarlem. Wake up to those views every morning but interestingly, you will never feel bored. The glass windows also let you watch the stars that shine so brightly at night. This penthouse features one bedroom for two people along with a modern bathroom, a terrace, a hot tub and an equipped kitchen.
Glass penthouse with suburb city viewHaarlem, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
A pleasant retreat from the crushing pressure of modern life can be had here in this garden cottage that’s about ten minutes from the Arnhem city center. There is enough room for two guests, and the house is right on the edge of the Veluwe, which is a forest-rich ridge of hills, and many different landscapes to wander about, including The Kröller-Müller Museum in the National Forest and the Arnhem Open Air Museum.
Nice gardenhouse near Arnhem Veluwe
If you enjoy cycling recreationally, or you want to prepare for future Tour de France appearances, this is the lodge for you. The two-bedroom studio apartment is about a half-hour walk uphill from the Arnhem city center, and adjacent to several mountain and biking paths that provide a scenic yet effective workout for travelers. Just don’t forget your helmet before venturing out on biking expeditions. There are enough sleeping arrangements to comfortably house up to three guests at a very modest price, with an additional daybed and a few other multifunctional spaces throughout the property. Use of the kitchen is permitted by the host.
STUDIO voor jou privé.
An airy, studio loft with eight skylights for the perfect ambiance and a rooftop terrace for Dutch-style tranquility can be had in the heart of Arnhem. The house was recently restored, has ample parking, and offers easy access to Velperpoort Station if you want to explore the surrounding neighborhoods.
Prachtige loft in hartje Arnhem
An entire villa is available to accommodate larger groups and is only ten minutes from the Arnhem city center and within a short distance of a number of natural museums. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen, and a sauna are accessible for up to 12 guests. There is a butcher, a supermarket, a restaurant, and some shops just a short walk away.
Stád,natuur:riante villa Arnhem
Traveling to Loosdrecht with your loved ones? It is a must to stay at this huge and spacious house that provides comfortable space for up to 12 people. Surrounded by beautiful lakes and woods, the house promises a countryside living experience unlike no other. You can enjoy modern facilities and amenities such as seven bedrooms, three bathrooms, a living room with a fireplace, a well equipped kitchen, a library and a pool table. You will also have access to the barbecue grill and tennis court.
Amazing house 20 min from Amsterdam
Savor the flavor of Old World Holland with the presidential treatment of today’s times, in this house that was built back in 1890 as a horse farm. Two beds, two bathrooms, a heated floor, and a short distance from the Arnhem’s commercial locales make this a real hotspot. Don’t forget to go “HAM” on the bottle of wine presented to welcome guests.
Luxe en zelfstandige woning in centrum Arnhem
Arnhem’s “Villa Diepenbrock” is luxurious enough to make you want to leave whichever country you happen to be from, and put in a special request to move in permanently. Eye-catching decorative accents include a spiral staircase connecting the top and bottom floors, a jacuzzi/sauna, a skylight through the central section of the house, a fireplace, and two large dining areas to accommodate up to eight guests. Guided tours of the city, led by knowledgeable and friendly locals, are available in town.
Villa Diepenbrock Arnhem
A newly refinished room on the second floor of an Arnhem mansion is available, with pleasant, creativity-inspiring decor and views of the botanical gardens in the residential area. There is a sleeping corner, a living room, and a workspace to hammer out those reports before your boss starts wigging out. Free parking is available at the end of the street, and breakfast can be made by the host on request. Additionally, this location is a great starting point for day trips to The Kröller-Müller Museum, which boasts the second-largest Van Gogh collection in the world (almost 90 paintings and over 180 drawings).
A Room With a View..!
An entire two-bedroom bungalow can be rented out for up to four guests in a Robert Frost-esque woodlands section of Arnhem. The property allows for peaceful seclusion just a short walk from the bustle of the city; and is down the block from a butcher, baker, (no candlestick maker, unfortunately) and also close to the National Park Hoge Veluwe, Royal Burgers’ Zoo, and the Open Air Museum. The signature detail is a nifty outdoor deck for some birdwatching, or just plain hanging out like champs in the Netherlands. Access to nearby highways allows you to explore the rest of the country at your leisure if you have a vehicle handy.
Overnachting in de natuur
The Arnhem neighborhood offers an avant-garde houseboat, which looks like a unique fusion between Noah’s Ark and a landscape from a Salvadore Dali painting. The owners live on the ground floor and have presented two private double rooms available; wonderfully decorated in the Scandinavian style (despite being Dutch), with breakfast included. Nearby attractions include the Royal Burgers’ Zoo, which showcases exotic animals in a simulation of their natural habitats, and the Van Gogh Museum if you’re in an artistic mood. After you’ve done the tourist thing, unwind on the inviting outdoor deck that sits atop the waterfront.
Ark 'Dans', B&B Gaudi-aan-de-Rijn
Place yourself in a real-life fairy tale, headlined by this bed and breakfast under the canopy of a Dutch forest. The best part is, you won’t have to worry about some antiquated witch or an annoying goblin from folklore ruining the romantic harmony of the moment. This rustic, one-bedroom fortress of solitude is less than a five-minute walk from the Royal Burgers’ Zoo and has its own private entrance.
B&B "Bed in het Bos"
Arnhem is an interesting, residential subsection of Holland, about an hour away, and a welcome change from Amsterdam. It’s home to many nature preserves/ attractions, mountain bike trails, hilly terrain, art museums, and institutes. It’s known for being the birthplace of Vincent Van Gogh. His art displays, as well as works from similar names from throughout the region, can be seen around town.
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