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Texel Island Holiday Guide

Texel island is one of a group of North Sea islands that stretch out from just north of the mainland region of Van Helder and flow out in the direction Denmark. They are known as the Wadden Islands, of which Texel is the largest. If ever there was a place to truly get away from it all and get back to nature, it is on this island. Texel Island cottages let you enjoy island life surrounded by a whole host of wild life. From any of the cottages in Texel Island you can see a vast expanse of open water and tranquil coastline, a far cry from more traditional tourist destinations.

Explore the Island of Texel

Take a walk around the island or cycle to see all of the features that it has to offer its visitors. At low tide you will be amazed at what the sea bed gives up, when the water is not there to hide her treasures. Apartments on Texel Island are few but no matter what kind of holiday accommodation in Texel Island that you do choose for your holiday, you can be sure that you will be spending in it comfort, just a few steps away from nature at her most beautiful and inspiring. If you are a creative person, a writer or artist for example this is a place that will get your creative juices flowing and fill your mind with ideas and inspiration.

Island Inhabitants - Things to do on Texel Island

The island is home to a whole host of wild life from different types of sea birds, to the birds that live around the island’s lake; with a large proportion of the island classified as a nature reserve during the winter months especially you will see many birds of prey who make their home here. At the ecology and visitors centre you will be able to see the seals being fed and learn about all of the wildlife that makes their home on the island. Holiday rentals in Texel Island offer a different kind of holiday to the more commercial destinations, yet holiday homes in Texel Island are always in demand because of the unique opportunities that they provide.

Holiday homes on Texel Island offer a unique experience of quiet relaxation, sports, nature, and a taste of an intriguing island culture. Its dune valleys are home to a wide variety of wildlife, and are tinted purple in June, with Sea-lavender, and red in October, with Common Glasswort. The only place in history where a navy was defeated on horseback, Texel is still quite a particular place, rich in activities for the whole family.

Things to do in Texel

Ask the ‘Sommeltjes’ gnomes for directions, and explore the walking and cycling tracks, which criss-cross through forests and dunes. Hire a bicycle, a tandem, or three-wheeled scooter to get around the island, and take evening beach walks on horseback. Rent a beach hut to store your kite and collect

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