Frequently asked questions for Vakantiepark Giethoorn

Below you will find answers to the most frequently asked questions from our guests. If your question is not listed here, please contact us by telephone or write us an email. We will answer your question as soon as possible.

You are welcome to enter the accommodation from 16:00 on the day of arrival. If you arrive earlier, you can go to the restaurant for a cup of coffee or tea or an extensive lunch. 

You will find a coffeemachine (coffee cup machine) in every home at Vakantiepark Giethoorn.

It is possible to book several houses next to each other. You can indicate this in the online booking process, or inquire with one of our employees. We do, however, charge preference costs for this.

No. Bed linen is part of the mandatory costs. You are required to pay €9.75 per person in bed linen. Unfortunately no exceptions are made.

A pet is allowed in some accommodations. You must specify your pet when making a booking (maximum 1 pets per home).

You are required to pay a deposit. This is €65,- for the holiday home (type Kraaiennest €115,-) and €35,- for the electric sloop. If you leave the house chalet and / or sloop clean and without any damage, you will receive the deposit refunded to your account within 14 day.s 


In general, you can book a weekend (Friday to Monday), midweek (Monday to Friday) and week (Monday to Monday or Friday to Friday). Adjusted data possible in consultation. Check-in is possible from 3 p.m. You must check out before 10:00.

The rent includes the rent of the accommodation, reservation costs and final cleaning. You also have to pay: bed linen, tourist tax and deposit. When you book through the online booking module, this is automatically processed. For more information you can contact an employee.

There are no cots available in the houses. You can reserve this with us for € 7,95 per stay. You can also reserve a high chair. 

Towels are not included in the price. You can book a towel package for €6,95 per package (good for one person). A package contains one small and one large towel. 

Yes, it is possible to book a certain property. You can choose a home at a special location (at the lake) or a specific home number. You pay preferential costs, so that we reserve the property for you.

On the indicated departure day you must check out before 10 a.m. No exceptions are made here.

When you go fishing at the holiday park, you can do this without a fishing license. When you go fishing outside the holiday park, you need to buy a fishing license. For more information, visit the website.

If you indicate in advance that you will arrive later, we will put the key ready for you. We can coordinate with you how this works. You can contact us by phone or email. 

Free WiFi is available in your vacation home. You will find the WiFi code in the kitchen cabinet under the sink.

Upon arrival you will receive a park magazine, you can fill in the departure information on the last page. Then you can leave the magazine and the keys in the mailbox at the reception. If there is no damage or defects to the property, your deposit will be refunded within 14 days.

If you come by own transport to Holiday park Giethoorn, you can park at restaurant 't Vonder.
Address: Binnenpad 14
8355 BR Giethoorn
The restaurant is about 400 meters walk from the vacation park. Giethoorn is car-free. Before arrival you need to send your license plate number through the online portal or by mail.
You can park one car for free. The group accommodations can park 3 cars for free. Additional cars pay €8,50 - per day. 

You can reach us 24 hours a day on the telephone number: 0521-361332.

Yes, if your visit stays overnight, you must report this. The guests then pay bed linen and tourist tax.

If you have not received the full deposit back, your property is not left in the correct condition. Consider the activities listed on the departure envelope. It is also possible that a defect has been detected.

For stays from February 1st till 1November 1st October, a sloop/boat is included free of charge with your stay. This applies to all homes, except for the Tiny House & Lepelaar type. Outside of this period you can rent a boat at various companies in Giethoorn.

We do not recommend visiting the holiday park if you have difficulty walking. Giethoorn is known for the (sometimes steep) bridges and parts of the village can only be reached on foot. To get to the holiday park you have to walk over a bridge. The centre of Giethoorn is car-free, you have to walk 400 meters from the parkinglot to your holiday home. If you are unsure whether the holiday park is suitable, please contact one of our employees.

When you book in the period from February 1 through November 1, a sloop is included in your stay. You can use the sloop when you have received the keys to the house. The sloop is included with all homes, except for Tiny House & Lepelaar type.

If you charge the boat all night, you can sail the boat for about 5 hours.

When you park in the parking lot at restaurant 't Vonder (Adress: Binnenpad 14), you can use the luggage trolleys. You can also choose to collect your luggage with the sloop. A sloop
is included with your stay in the period from 1st of April till 1st of November, except for Watersnip & Leplaar type..