Beach Resorts Makkum
Sailing on the IJsselmeer

An unforgettable sailing vacation in Friesland

  • Sailing on the IJsselmeer
  • Luxury accommodation
  • Sailboat rental
  • Sailing through Friesland and the Wadden Sea

Enjoy a luxury sailing vacation by the IJsselmeer

Sailing with a sailboat across the IJsselmeer right from your luxurious accommodation along the IJsselmeer. That sounds like the perfect sailing vacation in the Netherlands for every water sports enthusiast. At Beach Resorts Makkum, you can fully enjoy the water whenever you want. And all this is in the Netherlands at our vacation resort in Friesland. Are you tired of sailing in Friesland and looking for other ways to unwind and have fun with your friends, partner, or family? Then, in addition to sailing, there are plenty of things to do in the area surrounding Beach Resorts Makkum!


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Luxury accommodation during your sailing vacation in the Netherlands

In addition to various luxury accommodations, Beach Resorts Makkum also offers bungalows during your sailing vacation in Friesland. Each accommodation features its own unique design and appearance, but they always have a spacious layout and all the modern conveniences. Needless to say, you will have your own berth that can accommodate sailboats. Do you not have your own sailboat? You can rent a sailboat in Makkum. This way, you can sail straight onto the water from your bungalow. Needless to say, you can also use the "tender" of the boat to sail to the resort during your sailing vacation by the IJsselmeer. There are plenty of things to do in the area surrounding Beach Resorts Makkum. You can take a walk along the promenade for a lovely dinner or drink, take an extended walk on the beach, or plunge into the water for a swim. Furthermore, you can build wonderful sandcastles on the fine sandy beach with shallow and sweet swimming water: perfect for children.

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Catamaran rental

Sailing with a catamaran is a spectacular form of sailing. You can rent them on the beach.


Boat rental

 Rent a sailboat, boat, canoe, catamaran, or SUP board and discover the stunning surroundings of Makkum.


Beach and IJsselmeer

Our resort is located by the IJsselmeer and has private beaches, making it perfect for a beach vacation. 


Private berth

Vacation homes with private berths so you can bring your own boat or a rented boat.


Explore the surrounding area during your sailing vacation

Friesland has many charming and culturally rich villages and cities. Seven of the Frisian Eleven Cities are located in the IJsselmeer region. You have the perfect opportunity to visit them during your sailing vacation in the Netherlands. You can spend a day sailing in Friesland and visit the nearby West Frisian Islands of Terschelling and Vlieland from Harlingen. Beach Resorts Makkum is located in the Frisian fishing village of Makkum, which is situated right on the IJsselmeer. When you arrive here, you will completely unwind in nature and on the water. Do you not have time for a whole vacation? At Beach Resorts Makkum, you also have the option to spend a weekend sailing in Friesland.

What does the surrounding area offer?

  • Charming sidewalk cafes
  • (Kite-)surfing schools
  • Delicious restaurants
  • Beach library
  • Various museums

Frequently asked questions

Where can I rent a vacation home with a private jetty?

At Beach Resorts Makkum, you can rent a vacation home with a private jetty during your sailing vacation in Friesland. Beach Resorts Makkum offers several luxury villas and bungalows with a private jetty where you can moor your sailboat.

Can I rent a boat during a sailing vacation by the IJsselmeer?

It is certainly possible to rent a sailboat at Beach Resorts Makkum during your sailing vacation in Friesland. In addition to sailboats, you can also rent electric boats, paddle boats, canoes, SUP boards, and life jackets here. Bikes & Boats is open Monday through Sunday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Sailing in Friesland