Steenwijk is home to the quietest and loveliest villages in the Netherlands, including Giethoorn, Nijeveen, and Wolvega. This is where you should go if you long to have a blissful encounter with nature.

Steenwijk also boasts of several nature reserves, such as Weerribben-Wieden National Park, Dwingelderveld, and Drents-Friese Wold. To make your stay unforgettable, there are several accommodations, hotels, boathouses, and Airbnb in Steenwijk.

Below are just five top-rated Airbnb options by super hosts who are ready to accommodate you.

Gezellige voormalige boerderijwoning Die Voorhuis

Meet your superhost, Margot, and have a beautiful home entirely to yourself. It is an attractive holiday home on what used to be a farm. 

This space promises comfort, as you get to use a fully equipped kitchen, a cozy lounge, and two spacious rooms.

One room is perfect for two, while the other bedroom could accommodate four guests. It also has a private garden and a large backyard with sitting areas. You can use the garden generously, along with a BBQ and furniture.

Come with your children for a relaxing week or weekend in beautiful Nijeveen in the province of Drenthe. Nijeveen, a quiet and relaxing village, has its bakery, supermarket, beach, and animal meadow.

Photo from Airbnb

B&B De Nachtzwaluw

Meet your superhost, Ria, as you step into this attractive detached holiday home in De Hoeve, Friesland. It used to be a farm, which means you have plenty of nature to enjoy and an amazing view of the surrounding meadows and forests.

Photo from Airbnb

The guest house is ideal for nature lovers, cyclists, and hikers as it is near the Weerribben-Wieden National Park, Dwingelderveld, Drents-Friese Wold, and Giethoorn. The quaint village of Giethoorn in the province of Overijssel, which is known for being car-less, quiet, and very peaceful. It is a perfect getaway for tourists and families.

The ground floor and bedroom of B&B De Nachtzwaluw are entirely heated, promising a warm winter and pleasantly cool summer. There is a private parking space and a garage where you can stow your bicycle and charge your e-bike. Behind the cottage is a large covered barn, where you can enjoy a lovely breakfast or barbecue.

The bedroom is equipped with a king-size double bed and a baby cot. Pets are welcome in the cottage.

Plompeblad Suite Giethoorn

Meet your superhost, Martin, as you take control of the entire home inside one of the most attractive villages in the world – Giethoorn. Experience this quaint village, known as “Dutch Venice”, as you stay at this chic detached suite. It is clearly one of the most beautiful, stylish, and luxurious accommodations in Giethoorn.

Space is nestled on the first floor of the detached barn with a classic and rustic interior. It can comfortably accommodate two persons but could take on another guest upon requesting an additional bed.

In Plompeblad Suite, you get to enjoy an extremely comfortable Swiss Sense Royal Class electric bed, spacious designer bathroom with a large shower and bathtub, sink, and toilet, as well as a spacious living and sleeping area that overlooks the village of Giethoorn. You can also use free Wi-Fi and a large (electric) fireplace.

Finally, this luxury suite has two beautiful private terraces with a view of the village canal.

Je B&B Giethoorn, Contactloos verblijf

Meet your superhost, Dennis and Jessica, as you occupy this lovely apartment in Giethoorn all to yourself. It is situated near the centre of the village and on the edge of the Weerribben-Wieden National Park. This means you are just a short walk or bike-ride away from the best that Steenwijk has to offer.

Photo from Airbnb

The space is an independent apartment with its own entrance, a luxurious bathroom and living room with a kitchenette on the ground floor, and a terrace. Behind the house is a beauty salon where you can book for a real personal wellness moment.

Je B&B Giethoorn, Contactloos verblijf is for adults only. It has free Wi-Fi for your convenience.

Cosy apartment near forest and village

Meet your superhost, Corine, as you step inside this farmhouse and enjoy the entire space to yourself. Located in the village of Wolvega, you are sure to have peace and quiet, and some alone time with nature. Not far are other lovely villages including Giethoorn, Blokzijl and Vollenhove, as well as nature reserves Lendevallei, Rottige Meente, Weerribben and the Frisian Lakes.

Photo from Airbnb

The farmhouse-turned-apartment can accommodate 1-4 guests, with a living area, kitchen, a sleeping sofa for two, and a bedroom for two.

About your Superhost

An Airbnb super host is an experienced, highly-rated host who is committed to providing great stays for guests. You are guaranteed that the house, apartment, or farmhouse is clean and ready for you. Superhosts follow Airbnb’s five-step enhanced cleaning process in consultation with former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy, and based on guidance from public health agencies like the World Health Organisation and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Such steps and procedures are considered for your convenience.

Do you want to know more about Steenwijk? Find the best contents here at Ask the Dutch Guy!


Amsterdam beautiful scenery
seeing the big church in steenwijk
steenwijk square market
park ramswoerthe in steenwijk
spijkervet stallen in steenwijk