Recreatiepark De Scherpenhof
Boat vacation the Netherlands

Sailing vacation Gelderland

  • With a private marina
  • Situated at the river IJssel
  • Camping, glamping, and vacation homes

Boat vacation in Gelderland by the IJssel

You can go on a sailing vacation in the Netherlands in various areas. The IJssel river flows through Gelderland and Overijssel and forms a great destination for your next sailing vacation in the Netherlands on your own boat. You'll find many points of interest and beautiful cities and towns along the river. Most of the Dutch Hanseatic cities are on the banks of the IJssel, for instance. Recreatiepark De Scherpenhof is right in the middle of the IJssel and forms the perfect base of operations for a boat vacation in Gelderland and Overijssel. At our park you can camp or rent a glamping accommodation or vacation home. And all our facilities, including a marina and indoor and outdoor swimming pool, make your vacation by the water with your boat a success!

Camping with your boat

You can easily combine a sailing vacation in the Netherlands with a camping vacation by the water. At De Scherpenhof we offer various camping spots, including spots which are located by the water. The camping spots are spacious, measuring around 100 m², and additionally are all equipped with 4 ampere power and central water tap points on the pitch. You will also have good sanitary facilities within walking distance when you are on vacation in the Netherlands with your boat

  • Camping pitches at or near the water
  • Spacious pitches with 4-amp electricity
  • Good sanitary facilities

Vacation home by the water

You can also easily combine going on vacation with your own boat in the Netherlands with renting a vacation home. At our vacation park by the IJssel you can rent various accommodations. From cool glamping tents to chalets, and from linked bungalows to a group accommodation for 12 persons. There is something for everyone for your sailing vacation in the Netherlands! Our accommodations are suitable for up to 4 to 12 persons.  

  • Suitable for a maximum of 12 persons
  • Some houses right at the water
  • Pet-friendly option

Impression of your boat vacation in Gelderland 📸

Tips during your sailing vacation in the Netherlands

During your sailing vacation in the Netherlands with your own boat, there is plenty to do. If you choose to stay moored in the marina for a day, Recreatiepark De Scherpenhof offers lots of fun! We have an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, sauna and steam bath, recreation lake, kidsclub, indoor playground, bike rental, convenience store, and you can find various tasty restaurants and challening sports and games activities at the park during your boat vacation in the Netherlands.

Will you sail out onto the IJssel waters? You cannot miss the Hanseatic cities of Deventer, Zutphen, Doesburg, and Zwolle! All cities are located on the banks of the IJssel, and also allow you to moor your boat while on vacation in the Netherlands. From our campsite you can also easily reach the Hoge Veluwe, where you can go on beautiful hiking and cycling trips and where you can also visit the Kröller-Müller Museum. What do you prefer when you are on vacation in the Netherlands with your own boat?

You'll find our campsite by the IJssel for a sailing vacation in Gelderland here ⤵