About Vinkeveen

You can see and do lots from Vinkeveen. The base itself is located in the popular summer holiday spot, Vinkeveen Plassen, great for water sports, swimming and lake-side dining. Amsterdam, is just 4.5hrs cruising to the north. To the southeast, the trendy university city of Utrecht is reachable in just 4hrs, while the famous cheese making towns of Gouda and Edam, the famous Keukenhof Flowerpark at Lisse and the iconic windmills at Zaanse Schans are all within 2 – 4 days of cruising from Vinkeveen.

From Vinkeveen it is:

  • 29hrs (12 locks, 11 lifting bridges) to our base in Hindeloopen

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What you get on the base


  • Toilets
  • Showers
  • Laundry

Extras & options for your cruise

The following extras are available to prebook or purchase locally at this base. A reduced fee will apply to items that are prebooked. Please see 'Vacation Extras' for more details about each extra. Restrictions apply.


Practical extras

Early check-in & late check-out

Boat cleaning

Parking (see 'Travel info' tab)

Eco cleaning pack

L.E.D. lantern

Top-deck cushions

Grocery packs

Fun extras

Bike hire

Special occasion gift baskets

Gas barbecues

Angling dinghy and outboard

Opening hours

Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat: 9am – 5pm. Tue and Thu: 10am – 4pm. Sun: Closed | If there is no one at the base at a specific time during these hours, the phone number below will be diverted and an alternative number will also be displayed at the base.


Le Boat Vinkeveen, Jachthaven De Wilgenhoek
Groenlands Kade 9 – 13
3645 BA Vinkeveen


+31 (0)294 269 198

Travel to Vinkeveen

By Train

Closest train station(s):

Abcoude: 8 km

By Road

Be prepared

It is your responsibility to familiarise yourself with local road rules and abide by them. Most European countries have a list of compulsory equipment that you must take with you. For driving advice and a list of the equipment you’ll need, please visit www.theaa.com/motoring_advice/overseas

Car rental 

Schiphol Airport, 1H30 from the base 


Parking is available onsite (50 meters). (Pre-bookable)

By Air

Closest airport(s):

Schiphol Airport: 24 km

To book a taxi to or from the base you can contact the number below:

Taxi Mannani +31 202 101 082 / [email protected]

Approximate price (4 passengers) from: Hindeloopen 190€

Arrival at Vinkeveen

For more details about:

  • when to arrive at our bases
  • what to expect when you arrive 
  • how to prepare for check-in
  • what happens on your final day when you return your boat

visit our 'arrivals' page.

Local info

Payment Means

Please note that payment of fuel, deposit & any extras booked and paid locally are required in the local currency of the base. Our bases accept Visa & Mastercard, but not American Express.


Villa Lokeend - Tel: +31 294 291 544

Fletcher Hotel Amsterdam - Tel. +31 (0) 203 113 670



Boathouse Vinkeveen - Tel. +31 (0) 297 212 067

Restaurant De Viersprong - Tel. +31 (0) 294 295 450

Restaurant Anders Vinkeveen tel +31 (0) 297 261 075




Albert Heijn Vinkeveen, 4 km Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday: 08:00 – 20:00 / Sunday: 12:00 – 18:00 

Jumbo Vinkeveen, 4 km Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday: 08:00 – 20:00 / Sunday: 12:00 – 20:00

Tourist Info

Herenweg 144 f

3645 DT Vinkeveen


Electric car charging points

NL MAB Exploitatie Charging Station, Groenlandsekade 1, 3645 BA Vinkeveen, Netherlands (300 m from the base).