On the Map

On the Map: Discover The Netherlands

24 May 2022

Famous for its flat, cycle-loving landscape, shimmering canals, and vibrant fields of technicolour tulips, there’s a lot to love about The Netherlands.

The life outdoors is certainly well-lived here, whether you’re whizzing through the lanes on two wheels, or browsing the many markets and gardens that pepper this beautiful country.

And did we mention the food? Gooey stroopwafel with coffee is a mid-morning staple, while cheese tasting in Edam has to be sampled at least once!

Experience The Netherlands in all their glory, with a quirky stay in one of these unique retreats.

Author: Nina Jervis
Main image: Little Pea at Culture Campsite

Harbour Crane

Harlingen, Friesland, Netherlands
Experience an out-of-this-world hideaway just moments from (and high above) the heart of historic Harlingen!
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
From
£285 / night

Amsterdam The Crane by YAYS

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Experience a taste of the high life in an iconic, refurbished crane offering luxurious living, an outstanding location and unbeatable views across Amsterdam East, North and the IJ-River.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
From
£265 / night

Bunker Pavilion

Vuren, Gelderland, Netherlands
For a piece of Dutch military history, an ingenious architectural transformation and a countryside idyll, quick march to The Bunker Pavilion.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 4
From
£125 (3 nights)

Crane Hotel Faralda

Amsterdam, Netherlands
View the beauty of Amsterdam from a unique position - a stylish and award-winning hotel at the top of a former crane!
Bedrooms: 1 per suite
Sleeps: 2 per suite
From
£934 / night

SWEETS hotel

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Take your pick from one of the unique bridge house suites, beautifully scattered along the canals of Amsterdam.
Bedrooms: 1 per house
Sleeps: 2 per house
From
£117 / night

Hayema Heerd

Oldehove, Groningen, Netherlands
Recreate fairytales of old at Hayema Heerd, a Dutch hotel made of straw, set on a peaceful farm in the north of the Netherlands.
Bedrooms: Varies
Sleeps: Varies
From
£80 / night (igloo)

De Bossche Kraan

's-Hertogenbosch, North Brabant, Netherlands
An architect-designed ‘luxury hotel room' in a crane nestled above the water, with rotational Old Town and city views from the south of the Netherlands.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
From
£171 / night

Cocondo

Hoek van Holland, South Holland, Netherlands
A historic World War Two telephone bunker, transformed into a sustainable and design-led family retreat with captivating stories to tell, secluded beneath the coastal dunes in Hook of Holland.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 2 (+2)
From
£117 / night

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