What to do

in the Christmas holidays

Christmas holidays 2024 on Texel

In December, the whole island gets into the Christmas spirit. The days become shorter and everywhere there are little lights and candles. Time for good food, presents, but above all.... Time for each other! Below you will find a selection of the many fun activities that take place on Texel during the Christmas vacation. Enough reasons to get away from it all at Christmas and New Year!

Christmas holidays Texel style

At the end of the year, there is nothing nicer than escaping the everyday grind. And what better way to unwind than spending a few days on Texel! How about: 

  • Get a breath of fresh air on the beach. Your dog can come along and run free in many areas. 
  • Beachcombing and afterwards making the most beautiful crafts in your accommodation.
  • Drink hot chocolate in your accommodation or in a cosy beach bar.
  • Enjoy a game of indoor 'glow in the dark' miniature golf or laser gaming.*
  • Take beautiful winter walks or bike rides through nature. Here you will find some beautiful winter walks.
  • Children up to 12 years old climb and clamber around in the indoor play paradise.*
  • Take a refreshing dip in the swimming pool with its many water attractions.*
  • Join in the fun activities of the recreation team: Christmas crafts, biscuit baking, dance fun, lantern parade, bingo, winter games and much more!*
  • Reserve a table in one of our restaurants or order a complete breakfast or gourmet package and enjoy a nice long dinner with your favourite company.*

* These activities can be found at Holiday Park De Krim. You are very welcome here, even if you are staying at one of our other parks (some activities are charged).


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Holiday home with Sauna

After a long winter walk you can enjoy the sauna even more. Treat yourself to a moment of wellness. Enjoy your own private sauna in your accommodation, without having to go anywhere. You can use the sauna at any time, whenever you want. Enjoy the luxury and relaxation. Book a chalet with sauna at Camping Loodsmansduin, a luxurious villa with sauna at Bungalowpark 't Hoogelandt or at Villapark De Koog, a chalet/holiday home with sauna at Holiday Park De Krim or an appartment at the Residentie Californië.

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Camp inexpensively

Winter camping offers a unique experience. Leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind and embrace the tranquility of Texel's nature. Winter camping offers the luxury of peace and quiet. You can also book a pitch at Camping De Krim in winter. The heated toilet blocks are very pleasant in winter, and with 10-ampere electricity on your pitch, you can also use your heater in the caravan or motorhome without worry.

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Recreation programme in the Christmas spirit

Will you be at Holiday Park De Krim this Christmas vacation? We offer a varied Christmas recreation program for young and old. Create warm memories and celebrate Christmas with us. For example, make your own winter mug, join the lantern parade or plan a visit from Santa Claus. Have you already ordered your tickets for the Great Christmas Bingo?

View the programme

Delicious food during the Christmas Holidays

Do you want to enjoy these days off in a relaxed way and not spend hours in the kitchen? During the Christmas vacations, you can let yourself be pampered culinarily at Holiday Park De Krim.

Top Texel tips for the Christmas holidays

During the Christmas holidays, the picturesque villages of De Waal, Oosterend, Den Burg and Den Hoorn on Texel are completely in the Christmas spirit. Great for shopping and doing your last Christmas shopping! Various atmospheric Christmas markets and other fun Christmas activities are also organised during this period. You will find more great tips for the Christmas holidays below.



De Koog

 Are you looking for an exciting and educational day out? Then come and visit Ecomare! 

Escape Tours

Escape Tours

Multiple locations

Follow in the footsteps of Neeltje and Cornelis and try to leave Texel within 2 hours!

Het Alloo

Het Alloo

De Koog

Visit nature reserve Het Alloo and spot beautiful birds and wild horses! 

Wool bath

Wool bath

De Cocksdorp

Woolness combines wellness with Texel wool. You are wrapped in wool and left to relax in a manger.

Swimmingpool De Krim

Swimmingpool De Krim

De Cocksdorp

The pool with a lovely indoor climate, various spectacular attractions and an outdoor pool with sunbathing area.  

Calidris bird safaris

Calidris bird safaris

Multiple locations

Spot beautiful birds during a safari with bird expert Klaas de Jong!

Art and Craft

Art and Craft

Den Burg

Beating copper, hand engraving or enamelling, from your creativity during a workshop at JC Crafts! 

Museum Waelstee

Museum Waelstee

De Waal

See how people lived and worked on a farm on Texel 100 years ago.

Frequently asked questions Christmas holidays

You can enjoy many activities on Texel during Christmas. Take a beautiful winter walk or bike ride through various nature reserves. Wander on the beach or roam through various Christmas markets over the entire island and get into a true Christmas spirit! View all activities available during the Christmas holidays. 

During the Christmas holidays, you can go camping at Holiday Park De Krim and Camping De Krim. At Camping Loodsmansduin, you can hire a camper van pitch. Simply book your pitch online.

If you want to bring your dog(s) during the Christmas holidays, you can indicate this under travel party when deciding which accommodation or pitch to opt for. A filter will be applied and the options shown will be the ones where your dog is welcome. The additional costs are listed on your bookings overview while making the booking.

Pets welcome: 

  • Holiday Park De Krim (except for hotel chalets)
  • Hotel Molenbos (maximum 1 pet per room)
  • Villapark De Koog
  • Bungalow Park 't Hoogelandt 
  • Campsite Kogerstrand (except for hiker’s cabins)
  • Campsite Loodsmansduin (except for hiker’s cabins) 
  • Campsite De Shelter

Strictly no pets: 

  • Holiday Park De Krim: Hotel chalets
  • Residentie Californië: Apartments
  • Campsite Kogerstrand: Hiker’s cabins
  • Campsite Loodsmansduin: Hiker’s cabins 

Book your Christmas holiday on Texel

Christmas is the time of year when time for each other prevails. And what could be more fun than to celebrate this party together on Texel? Book a cozy chalet, a comfortable hotel room or a luxurious family villa. It's time to make memories.

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Update: January 8, 2024 10:13

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