Beach Resorts Makkum
Christmas vacation in Friesland

Christmas holiday in Friesland

  • Christmas holiday in Friesland
  • Pleasant accommodations for up to 12 persons
  • Get a breath of fresh air at the IJsselmeer

Spend Christmas at the IJsselmeer together

Are you looking forward to Christmas as much as we are? Gather round the Christmas tree with your loved ones. Enjoying a delicious Christmas dinner and a winter walk. Who knows, there might be snow this year! How great would it be to spend Christmas with the whole family at a holiday home at the IJsselmeer this year? Spend a pleasant night together at a comfortable and luxurious villa, bungalow or apartment. There is plenty to do for the entire family during your Christmas holiday. Play some games in the spacious living room for instance, or prepare the most delicious Christmas dinner in the fully equipped kitchen. But the diverse area offers lots of options as well. For instance, you can visit the eleven cities of Friesland. When will you book a Christmas holiday in Friesland?

Christmas activities

πŸŽ„ Santa run: Santa run across the beach resort! (+/- 3 km) Running across the park, an official start and finish, and a deserved medal after finishing! Register at Beach Resorts Makkum's reception desk. The fee is €1.50.

🍷🍴Enjoy the Christmas dinner at Strandhuys Makkum! On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Strandhuys Makkum has a special 3–course Christmas menu, and on Boxing Day a great Christmas buffet is waiting for you, with live music by Weima & van der Werf.

🌟 Winter scavenger hunt: hunt across the park... Will you find all the letters that are hidden throughout the park? Quickly pick up your scavenger hunt at the reception!


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Your overnight stay during the Christmas holidays

At our resort, you can enjoy an overnight stay during the Christmas holidays at various accommodations, such as an apartment, bungalow or villa. Can you picture it yet? Sitting around the Christmas tree in the living room with your family, playing games and waiting for Christmas dinner to be ready. The Christmas dinner will be prepared for you at your fully equipped kitchen. After dinner, you can go for a wonderful walk along the beach of the IJsselmeer. Did you know you can find it on the edge of your accommodation or at walking distance from it? Have you cooled down completely after your walk and would you like to warm up and relax? Book an accommodation with wellness facilities during the Christmas holidays in Friesland.

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A selection of our facilities:


Beach and IJsselmeer

Our park is situated at the IJsselmeer and has private beaches, making it ideal for a winter walk.Β 


Bicycle rental service

Β Rent a bicycle, electric bicycle or an e-chopper and discover the beautiful area of Makkum.


Ice skating

This might be the year when ice skating is once again possible at our holiday park!


Food and drinks

Beach Resorts Makkum has a stylish restaurant where you can warm up during the Christmas holiday.


The greatest activities during the Christmas holiday

There are many things to do during your Christmas holiday in Friesland. Do you have children? Visit Children's Play Paradise Ballorig or subtropical swimming pool Swimfun. Or watch a Christmas movie at the movie theater. The area also has various cities like Harlingen, Bolsward and Sneek you can visit. Are you crazy about Christmas markets? If so, you should definitely not skip a visit to Christmas Market Blokhuispoort in Leeuwarden. There are various museums such as the Casemate Museum you could visit as well. For beautiful walks during your Christmas holiday in Friesland, MakkumersΓΊdwaard is the place to go. What will you do during your Christmas holiday in Friesland?

The best activities for the whole family

  • Afsluitdijk Mudflats Center
  • Street Jump Leeuwarden
  • Movie theaters
  • Children's Play Paradise Ballorig
  • Subtropical Swimming Paradise Swimfun

Frequently asked questions about a Christmas holiday in Friesland

Where can I book a Christmas holiday?

You can book an ideal Christmas holiday in Friesland at Beach Resorts Makkum. We have various luxurious accommodations for you to enjoy a stay at with your family. Did you know we have accommodations with wellness? Now that is what we call relaxing during the Christmas holidays.

What is a fun destination for a Christmas holiday?

Friesland is an ideal location for a Christmas holiday. During your Christmas holiday in Friesland, you can go for beautiful winter walks, visit Christmas markets and get a taste of Friesland culture in the famous Friesland cities. Beach Resorts Makkum is an ideal starting point for these things.


Our guests rate this accommodation with an average of 9.4.

Christmas holiday at the coast