From 20.5.2020 there is the Texel app for downloadwhere you can see which places are currently not crowded.
The best accommodation in Texel for your luxury getaway
The best Texel Discovering luxury accommodation is not easy in island villages. The main town of the island, Den Burg, does not offer a luxury hotel. In De Koog, however, there are three of them. They are located behind the dunes but offer access to the beach. There is also a boutique hotel in the center of the island. If you do not want a full hotel service, you can also stay in luxury apartments in Oudeschild. Here we present the accommodations in detail. Not quite as luxurious, but in a wonderfully quiet location is the apartment hotel Bos en Duin. It offers well-equipped apartments where you can feel at home.
Boutique Hotel Texel
The Boutique Hotel Texel * Located on the road between Den Burg and De Cocksdorp in the northern part of the island. From here you can reach the lighthouse by car in a few minutes. From here you can explore the island perfectly by bike. Rental bicycles are available at the hotel. This is outside the village and therefore very quiet. The rooms are tastefully decorated. The bathrooms are a little reminiscent of the sheepfolds of the island with their wooden gate. This fits well with the rural surroundings in which the hotel is located.
In the small but fine spa you can treat yourself to a massage, a wool bath, a hair spa or an island beauty treatment. The opulent breakfast buffet ensures a good start to the day. In addition to a large selection of meat and sausage, homemade jams, bread and rolls, there are typical Dutch such as hagelslag (chocolate sprinkles) in various variations or salmon for breakfast. The kitchen of the restaurant is also impressive. From the farm to the table is the motto of the restaurant. Chef Robin Mosk uses mainly products from the on-site farm and local produce.
Apartment hotel Bos en Duin - Best Texel accommodation at Den Hoorn
Are you looking for a well-equipped apartment in the middle of nature? Then we recommend you Apartment Hotel Bos en Duin near Den Hoorn *, It lies on the edge of the Texel National Park. We liked this location very much. On one side you have a view of the fields and sheep pastures of Texel in the interior of the island. On the other side is the forest belt of the National Park, which protects the hotel from the strong sea breezes. From here you can make bike rides and hikes that start right at the hotel.
The castle, Den Hoorn or De Koog can be reached in a few minutes by car, but you can also easily get there by bike. The roads and roads are quiet and only rarely used. Therefore, walks and bike rides around this hotel are a lot of fun. At the hotel you can rent standard bikes with 7 gearshift. Upon request, the reception will be happy to reserve you an e-bike or a bicycle trailer.
The apartments are equipped with everything you need for a relaxing stay. The living room of our apartment was tastefully decorated with Texel decoration. We felt very comfortable in it. We really liked the fully equipped kitchen. We have extensively used them during our stay and we ourselves during this visit on the island itself. If you do not want that, Bos en Duin also offers a restaurant where you can use the breakfast buffet (price in May 2019: 14,75 € / adult and 7,50 € / child until 8 years). Dinner is also offered. A reservation is advised as the restaurant is very popular.
Dogs are allowed in some apartments in Bos en Duin. The dog owners must follow certain rules of conduct in order not to bother the other guests who do not own a dog.
Three Texel Hotels - Best Texel Accommodation in De Koog
In De Koog the choice of affordable luxury hotel is greater. After all, there are three four-star hotels in this place behind the dunes. However, you should know exactly what you want here. Elegance and wellness at its best, informal but stylish Hamptons accommodation or a family hotel where children and dogs feel at home. Three hotels for three different target groups can be found in De Koog.
Texel Wellness at Hotel Greenside
The elegant four-star superior Hotel Greenside Texel is located on the outskirts of De Koog, just a five-minute walk from the sea. The island atmosphere makes this hotel something special. Coupled with excellent food only from ingredients from the island and an overnight stay in a spacious room (between 33 - 75 m²), the luxury short vacation on Texel becomes a pleasant experience.
Texel Grand Hotel Opduin - Best Texel accommodation like in the Hamptons
Light-flooded rooms, lots of white, soft green and a light blue that reminds of the sky - the Grand Hotel Opduin evokes memories of the Hamptons in the US state of New York. New Yorkers are drawn there during the summer months. They want to spend their free time with the beach, sun and good food in a casual but stylish way. The four-star hotel in the dunes near De Koop awakens exactly this feeling. The whole is complemented by local and homemade food and drink and vintage furniture that evoke nostalgic memories of happy times. You think of country life, the sea, the beach and birds when you stay in this hotel. Here you like to let the fresh sea breeze blow your nose and then return to a cozy hotel where hot chocolate and slow food from the region are waiting for you.
Texel hotel with dog
The Hotel Kogerstaete Texel has been awarded several times by Zoover as the best hotel on the island - from 2012 to 2016 even as the best hotel in the Netherlands. The hotel is located near the pedestrian area of De Koog, right by the forest and only a nine-minute walk from the beach. Some rooms have their own terraces, ideal for dog owners who can take their dog for a walk before breakfast. Family rooms are practical for families and can accommodate up to four people. If you like wellness, you can spend the night in one of the wellness rooms. There is a separate wellness area with whirlpool, infrared sauna, shower with sun shower function, a steam shower cabin and a separate walk-in shower.
Texel holiday park - best Texel accommodation at the lighthouse
At Duinpark De Robbenjager you can expect modern equipped holiday homes and chalets where you live only 500 meters from the most beautiful place of the island. The lighthouse of Texel is virtually on the doorstep.
But also, what is behind the front door, can be seen. Each unit has a fully equipped kitchen, comfortable seating area, private modern bathroom, free Wi-Fi and cable TV. The restaurant serves Dutch cuisine. Brilliant are the large windows and the proximity to the beach. Here you can enjoy the nature in Texel north to the fullest.
Texel Apartment - Best Texel Accommodation in Oudeschild
A former warehouse on the harbor of Oudeschild has been converted into luxury suites, where you can live in a cozy mixture of tradition and modernity. Here you will find the best of three worlds. You stay in a tastefully furnished boutique apartment with extra privacy. The location at the harbor gives you the feeling of being in a summer house by the water. Plus there's the luxury and service you expect in a hotel suite. The three luxurious design suites can accommodate two, three or four people. Enjoy the magnificent view of the Wadden Sea in the rustic home with a glass of wine from your own wine cabinet in your room. Warm up after a walk on the beach under the warm rain shower. And enjoy fresh fish in the Restaurant 't Pakhuus with the magnificent view of the harbor.
In this selection of 4 star hotels or accommodations you are guaranteed to find the best Texel accommodation for your luxury getaway on the island on the North Sea coast. The Texel is located in the north of Holland and can be reached by ferry from Den Helder in less than half an hour. There are some small villages, many sheep and miles of sandy beaches on this island in the North Sea, These make a short trip to Texel varied and interesting.
More accommodations and information about the island of Texel:
- Discover the island of Texel on the North Sea - Texel Island travel guide with numerous Texel tips
- Texel - island of sheep and smart farmers
- Texel Tips for connoisseurs
- Other hotels and Luxury Apartment Texel *
- And if it does not need to be that luxurious, then you'll find it here
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Sheep farm (Schapenboerderij)
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