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Rental Houseboats Triton Aquanaut 1000 AK Jirnsum
Jirnsum
New

Triton Aquanaut 1000 AK (2018)

4
4
Without a skipper

From $200 per day

Rental Houseboats Florien Elite Noblesse 1220 Jirnsum
Jirnsum
New

Florien Elite Noblesse 1220 (2018)

4
4
Without a skipper

From $310 per day

Rental Houseboats Site-built Fientje Biesbosch
Biesbosch
4.5
 (13)

Kampeerbeleving op het Water (1960)

2
2
Without a skipper

Rental Houseboats Victoria Aquacraft 1400 Jirnsum
Jirnsum
4.8
 (1)

Victoria Aquacraft 1400 (2012)

10
10
Without a skipper

Rental Houseboats Bies Indus Sneek
Sneek
4.4
 (6)

Houseboats Bies Indus 50hp (1921)

6
6
Without a skipper

From $176 per day

Rental Houseboats Lady Bianca Kappa Jirnsum
Jirnsum

Lady Bianca Kappa (2012)

12
12
Without a skipper

Rental Houseboats Cobra Maestro 42 Makkum
Makkum
5.0
 (1)

Houseboats Cobra Maestro 42 170hp (2024)

6
6
Without a skipper

From $311 per day

Rental Houseboats Danny Elite Bonito 1500 Jirnsum
Jirnsum
4.6
 (2)

Danny Elite Bonito 1500 (2012)

6
6
Without a skipper

Rental Houseboats Banckert Linssen 36 Jirnsum
Jirnsum
New

Banckert Linssen 36 (2015)

4
4
Without a skipper

From $232 per day

Rental Houseboats Captain Willem Barentsz Elite Catfish 1300 Jirnsum
Jirnsum

Captain Willem Barendsz Elite Catfish 1300 (2012)

6
6
Without a skipper

Rental Houseboats Bies Jobke Sneek
Sneek
3.5
 (1)

Houseboats Bies Jobke (1921)

6
6
Without a skipper

From $100 per day

Rental Houseboats Condor Pikmeerkruiser 1200 Jirnsum
Jirnsum
4.8
 (3)

Condor Pikmeerkruiser 1200 (2012)

6
6
Without a skipper

Rental Houseboats Star of Grace Ankertrawler 1100 Jirnsum
Jirnsum
4.5
 (3)

Star of Grace Ankertrawler 1100 (2012)

6
6
Without a skipper

Rental Houseboats Lotus Elite Pedro Skiron 35 Jirnsum
Jirnsum
New

Lotus Elite Pedro Skiron 35 (2015)

2
2
Without a skipper

From $256 per day

Rental Houseboats Fiomar Type Aquanaut 1000 Jirnsum
Jirnsum
4.1
 (2)

Fiomar Type Aquanaut 1000 (2012)

4
4
Without a skipper

Rental Houseboats Neon 910 Makkum
Makkum
4.8
 (7)

Houseboats Neon 910 (2021)

6
6
Without a skipper

Rental Houseboats Bies Gienah Sneek
Sneek
4.2
 (3)

Houseboats Bies Gienah 50hp (1921)

6
6
Without a skipper

From $191 per day

Rental Houseboats Fantasy Elite Irnzor 1220 Jirnsum
Jirnsum
4.6
 (2)

Fantasy Elite Irnzor 1220 (2012)

6
6
Without a skipper

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Why should you rent a houseboat?

Renting a houseboat can be a unique and exciting way to experience the beauty of nature while enjoying the comforts of a home. Houseboats offer a unique and tranquil getaway experience that you simply can't get with other types of vacation rentals.

With a houseboat, you have the freedom to explore oceans, rivers, and lakes at your own pace while enjoying stunning views of the surrounding landscape. You can fish, swim, and partake in a wide range of water-based activities while staying in comfortable and spacious accommodations.

Renting a houseboat is ideal for bonding with family and friends. Spending time on a houseboat allows you to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of daily life and connect with the people who matter the most to you. You can share meals, play games, and explore the local area together. It's a great way to create lasting memories.

A houseboat charter can be an affordable vacation option. While there may be upfront costs associated with renting a houseboat, you can save money on accommodation and dining expenses by preparing your own meals and staying on the water instead of in a hotel. Explore a wide range of houseboats on Click&Boat to find the perfect one that serves all your needs!

The best destinations for a houseboat rental

In Berlin, you can rent a houseboat on the Spree River or one of the city's many canals, such as the Landwehrkanal. This allows you to see the city from a unique perspective, floating along the waterways and taking in the many landmarks, such as the Berlin Wall, Reichstag building, and Museum Island. There are also plenty of parks and green spaces to explore along the way.

Paris is another fantastic city for renting a houseboat, with the Seine River running right through the heart of the city. You can rent a houseboat and cruise down the river, taking in the stunning views of the city's famous landmarks, such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Louvre Museum. The city is also known for its romantic atmosphere, making a houseboat rental the perfect choice for couples looking for a unique and unforgettable experience.

Amsterdam is known for its picturesque canals, which are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Renting a houseboat in Amsterdam allows you to experience the city's unique charm and culture from a different perspective. You can cruise along the canals and take in the beautiful historic buildings, picturesque bridges, and colorful houseboats that line the waterways. It's also a great way to explore the city's many museums, cafes, and markets, and to enjoy the lively atmosphere that Amsterdam is famous for.

What is the fuel consumption of a houseboat?

The fuel consumption of a houseboat varies according to several factors, such as the size of the boat, its weight, its cruising speed, and the sailing conditions. In general, a houseboat can consume between 1 and 4 gallons of fuel per hour, depending on the model and the engine.

It is important to note that fuel consumption can be affected by the weight of the boat and load, the weather, the currents, and more. To limit fuel consumption, it is best to sail at a moderate speed and to plan your route to avoid unnecessarily long trips.

It is also possible to choose more fuel-efficient engines or to choose routes that avoid strong currents. By paying attention to these, you can minimize the fuel consumption of the houseboat and enjoy your vacation to the fullest.

How much does it cost to rent a houseboat?

The cost of renting a houseboat can vary depending on several factors. The size of the boat is one of the significant factors that can influence the price the most. Larger boats typically come with more amenities and space and are often more expensive than smaller ones. Other factors that can affect the price include the number of guests, the location of your travels, and the type of houseboat.

The season is also a crucial factor that can affect the price. During the low season, renting a houseboat can cost between $150 and $430 per day. For a weekly rental, prices can range from $1,350 to $2,600.

During the peak season, prices can increase to over $1,100 or more per day. For a luxury houseboat, the price can reach up to $4,700 or more per day.

The length of your rental can also impact the price. Short-term rentals may be more expensive per day than long-term rentals, which can offer a more significant discount. For more information on the cost of renting a houseboat and what's included in the price, reach out to the boat owners through the messaging system on our platform.

Do I need a license to rent a houseboat?

Whether you need a license to rent a houseboat depends on the location and the type of houseboat you are renting. In many places, you do not need a license to rent a houseboat, as they are often classified as recreational boats. This can vary from country to country so it's important to research the laws and regulations in your chosen destination before booking your houseboat.

It is also possible to charter a houseboat with a captain for a stress-free vacation. Reach out to local houseboat owners through our messaging system for more details and to answer any questions that you may have.

Why you should book a houseboat vacation

  • Unique experience: Staying on a houseboat provides a unique experience that you can't get from a traditional hotel stay. You can wake up to the sound of the water and have a new view every day.
  • Relaxation: Houseboats are a serene and tranquil environment, allowing you to disconnect from the business of everyday life on land.
  • Scenic views: Houseboats often are located in beautiful and scenic areas, giving you the opportunity to see stunning views and wildlife up close.
  • Cost-effective: Houseboat rentals can be a cost-effective way to vacation, as they often include amenities like a kitchen and dining area, saving you money on eating out.
  • Bonding experience: Sharing a small space with your loved ones can lead to quality bonding time and create lasting memories.


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