Beach Resorts Makkum
  • Holiday at the IJsselmeer
  • Perfect for wingsurfing
  • Spacious accommodations

Wingsurfing while on holiday in Friesland?

You can! Beach Resorts Makkum is situated at the IJsselmeer, and that is the ideal place for the beginner wingsurfer. Wingsurfing, also known as hydrofoil surfing, is a relatively new sport that has grown in popularity hugely over the last years. With this new surfing technique, you are literally hovering over the water. In a few words, wingsurfing is fast, spectacular and a little dangerous. Made for true daredevils! Would you like to try this? The IJsselmeer is the perfect location Book a wingsurfing holiday in The Netherlands now!

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Wingsurfing from a holiday home in The Netherlands

Beach Resorts Makkum offers various holiday homes in Makkum. From a 12-person Beach Villa to a 4-person Dune villa, pet-friendly and pet-free, and even wellness is among the options. This means the offer includes a holiday home suitable for anyone. After an active day on the water, you can unwind at your holiday home with a spacious garden and enjoy something to eat at restaurant Strandhuys Makkum. What makes our holiday homes so perfect for a wingsurfing holiday in The Netherlands, of course, is their location right at the IJsselmeer. What makes the IJsselmeer so suitable for wingsurfing is the presence of enough deep water and a proper distance from the beach to ensure safety.

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Private beaches

Our park has several private beaches for you to enjoy during your stay.

The IJsselmeer

Thanks to the location right at the IJsselmeer, it is the ideal location for wingsurfing.

Enjoying culinary delights

Enjoy something to eat and a drink at one of our catering facilities. Have a seat and relax!

Large offer

From bungalows to large group villas with a private jetty, we have it all on offer.

Discover the area of Makkum

Although you can enjoy many hours on the water with wingsurfing and many other water sports such as SUP boarding, windsurfing and sailing, the area of Makkum has many more fun things to offer. Enjoy a day of shopping and get a taste of local culture at one of the Friesland cities of Sneek, Heerenveen or Leeuwarden. Did you know Leeuwarden was even awarded the title of cultural capital of Europe in 2018? This means there is plenty to see! In addition, there are many great museum and (indoor) play facilities in the area for the kids. Are you a wingsurfer or would you like to try it? Book your wingsurfing holiday in The Netherlands now!

The surrounding area:

  • Sneek - 20 minutes by car
  • Leeuwarden - 35 minutes by car
  • Friesland Museum Village - 6 minutes by car
  • Harlingen - 19 minutes by car

Frequently asked questions about wingsurfing on holiday:

What is the best place for wingsurfing in The Netherlands?

Wingsurfing is a new sport in which a person flies over the water at high speed on a surf board. This means it is important to have enough deep water and space. This is why the IJsselmeer is the ideal place for a wingsurfing holiday in The Netherlands.

What are some fun water sports to enjoy in The Netherlands

Wingsurfing is one of the most fun and trendy water sports in The Netherlands. On top of this, it is easily accessible for beginners. Other popular water sports are SUP boarding, sailing and, of course, kite and windsurfing.