Puur is an extremely stylish and comfortable self contained holiday home within a larger houseboat. The owner, Cor, lives in the other half of the boat and is as helpful a host as it is possible to find.
If anything the website understates the idyllic nature of the view and the setting. Storks nest opposite, the heron does a daily patrol and we spotted moorhens, cormorants and various ducks & geese - if we were better twitchers we would be able to tell you more.
The location is ideal for touring or visiting Amsterdam. There are nearby pubs/restaurants in Vreeland and Nigtevecht ( just the one closed on Tuesday but right on the river). Weesp is a revelation to anyone who only knows it from the A1 motorway with charming canals, a good selection of eateries and excellent shops from supermarkets thru deli's.
For us at least a package that is hard to beat. The bedroom/bathroom area is accessed by a typically steep and twisting Dutch staircase so potential... more