Boating holiday

Boat and bike holiday in Holland

Relaxing, active and varied holiday: Take the boat, sail over romantic waterways and explore the inland areas by bike. The Frisian lakes in Holland are an ideal spot for a vacation in the countryside. The extensive network of canals and waterways, the lakes on one side and the excellent cycle paths through pastures, villages and historic towns on the other. You can rent boats for a mere boat ride or you can book a complete package with boat, bike hire and tour information.

There is a range of boats for 2-12 persons. The start point is the historic town of Sneek, in the hart of the Frisian Lake District.


New in 2016: Motorboat CONDOR

For the coming season there is another boat for 4 persons from Sneek available. The very spacious "CONDOR" has a cabriocap, plenty of storage space and is divided efficiently at a length of 12 meters. With 2 rooms, a shower and a toilet ideal for a family or for a tour with friends. Bedlinen and towels are included.

More information over the boat "CONDOR"

New comfortable yacht for boating holidays 2015 in Holland

New to the fleet for the 2015 season is the MAURICE, a fully equipped boat with two cabins. The 14-meter yacht offers comfortable accommodation for 4 persons. The equipment leaves nothing to be desired: Both cabins have a double bed, private shower and toilet, TV and DVD. In addition to the latest navigation technology you find a fully fitted kitchen, oven, 2 fridges and a washing machine. Rent from 1150, - € per week. If you wish to combine the boating holidays with cycling tours you can choose to bring your own bikes or you book rental bikes.

More information: Motoryacht Maurice

Unique family holidays:
Share experiences on combined boat and bike holidays

Nov 3, 2014 | You are planning a unique and fun-filled holiday with the whole family? Combine active cycling holiday with relaxing boat trips through the scenic area of the Frisian lakes in Holland. You rent a boat that is also your accomodation during your stay in Friesland. Bicycles that can be transported on your boat. From each berth beautiful bicycle routes are possible every day, so you can explore the scenic inland areas and the historic cities together with your familiy. Driving the boat is not difficult after a short introduction (you don't need a licence in Holland for boats up to 15 m). After a short test drive at the charter base, the lines can be cast off and you start your holiday adventure.

During a 2-week trip you can visit by boat all 11 Frisian cities, a classic and famous route in Holland. Along the way, small islands invite you to a stop. For the nights you have the choice between a berth in the marina or in the middle of nature at one of the many free berths. Under the supervision of adults, children can be proved as helmsman, they can help mooring the boat as a little sailor and go swimming in the lakes to their hearts content.

The boats for families can accommodate 4 to 12 people. On the larger yachts and comfortable 2 families can go together on a long trip.

More information: Bike and houseboat holiday "Eleven City Tour Friesland"


Boats for rent in Holland by the Travelydays principle: Good, reliable and affordable

Good and reliable

March 6th, 14 | We have long experience with the rental of motor boats in Holland and know the destination very well. We rent boats that are optimally equipped for a carefree holiday on the water. The boats are solid renovated yachts and are regularly refurbished to meet the needs of our charter guests. The shipyard for maintenance is next to the marina. During your holiday on the lakes and canals in Holland is a 24 hour emergency service available, which quickly finds a solution in case of problems.


The charter boats are divided three different comfort categories: Budget, Standard and Elite Class. We have sharply calculated in order to offer you the most favourable rental boats. For more information on the categories and rental rates see the individual ship descriptions. Our special offer for 2014 and 2015: the final cleaning is included in the price - You save € 50, - .


In the off-season the boats are available at discounted prices. You will also receive 3% discount if you book for the coming year 2015 . As long as the new prices for 2014 have not yet been published, you're getting the old price and also receive the 3% discount for early booking. Depending on the price increase can thus be up to 6% of your benefit.

Boat and Bike Trip to Leeuwarden, the European Capital of Culture 2018

Feb 6, 2014 | Recently Travelydays, specialist in bike and boat tours in Europe, added a new route to Leeuwarden, the European Capital of Culture in 2018, to the program. This tour by bike and boat begins in Sneek. Via Grou you sail to Leeuwarden, where you can moor in the middle of the city at a green park, the Princentuin. From the berth in the city center you can explore the city on foot or by bike. Many cultural highlights are waiting in the future European Capital of Culture for you. Afterwards you take a long bike ride to Dokkum and on the way back to Sneek you visit Eernewoude and Terhorne. From these places you cycle through the beautiful Frisian Lake District.

In Sneek is a wide range of yachts for 2 to 12 people that can be chartered to ride the route. You have the choice between simple budget class boats, standard class and elite class yachts. There is no navigation licence needed. Particularly suitable for the new route are the Cormoran boats that offer maximum of comfort for the cycling and boating holiday in Friesland. You can rent the bikes or bring your own bikes.

More information on Leeuwarden and the route


Boating Holidays with new Kormoran Yachts

Nov. 15, 2013 | Starting from now three comfortable cormorant boats can be rented from Sneek for the 2014 season. The modern yachts in traditional style with bright interiors and a full range of equipment are among the most beautiful boats in the Netherlands.

Rent motorboats in the new budget class

Nov. 8, 2013 | With the start of the 2014 season, we offer a number of boats in the new, cheaper budget class. First and foremost, the difference between budget-class and standard/elite class is that guests bring their own bedding, bed linen and towels. In addition, these motorboats are somewhat simpler. The Els for 2 persons is the smallest of the budget-class boats and the cheapest in the fleet. (Unlike all the other boats Els has no bow thruster.)


However, the service is the same for all three classes of comfort: you will receive a briefing and final cleaning is included, 24-hour breakdown service is available for technical problems. Sheets and towels can be rented on a budget-class boat for 12.50 €, towels for 5.- € per person. Also on the budget-class boats you can book bikes or bring your own bicycles.

These boats are part of the new budget class:


New yachts from Sneek for 2014

Two yachts of great comfort

Oct 2, 2012 | With the Danny and the Mariska the fleet is expanded by two ships that offer exceptional comfort
The Danny has 3 cabins, each for 2 people and with its own shower and toilet, perfect for 3 couples or families with children.
The Mariska is set up for 8 people and is also of type River Line 1500 (15 m long), but somewhat differently divided. In the 4 cabins for 2 people, for example, two families have a comfortable base. The layout of the cabin is flexible on both motor vessels in part: In two rooms the beds can be converted into double beds or twin beds.
A special extra: All cabins of these ships have their own TV and DVD.

Elite Class

Most of our yachts are Elite Class-boats. This means that in addition to the complete basic equipment that you will find on all boats, some extras are offered:

  • Luxury chairs with cushions & outdoor table
  • LCD TV with DVD and DVB,
  • Luxury Service: Beds, fully equipped bathroom with extra towels, shampoo and soap
  • Nice gift on departure on boat.