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Hostel Heeg

If you want more from your break

Stayokay Heeg is situated on a former island on the edge of Heegermeer, the largest lake in Friesland. The hostel has its own ANWB-certified sailing school, ‘It Beaken’, as well as a harbour with authentic Frisian tjotter flatboats. It’s the perfect spot to learn how to sail, rent a boat to sail yourself or sail with a the help of a skipper. And are you looking for some Frisian conviviality? The hostel has a cosy brown café and a restaurant with a splendid view of the meadows and water.



General Luggage storage, bicycle racks, wheelchair accessible
Services Bicycle rental, meeting facilities, children's beds, highchairs
Internet Free! In the hostel wireless internet (wifi) is available in all public area's.
Parking Free public parking is available at/close to the hostel.

Hostel Rules

Check-in 15:00 - 22:00
Check-out 08:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Breakfast 08:00 - 09:00 a.m. Read more about breakfast.
Dinner 17:30 – 18:30. Read more about dinner.
Cancellation and advance payments You pay for your stay at Stayokay in advance. Cancellation terms & conditions apply in the event of a cancellation.
Children and extra beds Free! Children aged 2 years or younger stay at Stayokay for free. No surcharge is payable for baby beds for children aged 2 years or younger. A maximum of one baby bed is permitted per room. Extra beds, children's beds or baby beds are subject to availability and confirmation by the hostel.
Pets Pets are not permitted.
Bed linen You will be given bed linen on arrival to make up your own bed. Please bring your own bed linen for children's beds.
Towels are not included. These can be rented at the hostel.

What is there to do in Heeg?

The surroundings of Stayokay Heeg offer unlimited possibilities. Be inspired by beautiful nature, discover cultural highlights and enjoy the best activities. And all of this right near the hostel!


  • On the Heegermeer, Friesland’s largest lake
  • Between meadows and forests
  • The IJsselmeer is within easy reach

Culture & city

  • Water sports village Heeg boasts charming restaurants with waterside terraces
  • Historical shopping street with a lot of character
  • Fun souvenir shops
  • Discover Frisian culture through a visit to one of the 11 Elfstedentocht cities


  • Rent an electric boat, a sail boat, canoe or Polyvalk and discover Friesland from the water (rental is available at Stayokay Heeg)
  • Take a sailing class and learn how to sail!
  • Rent a bicycle and explore the surroundings
  • Great group activities

Stayokay Heeg is located at an ideal place at the edge of Heeger Lake. From the warmth of the traditional Dutch pub you can watch the boats sail by. If you want sail or have sailing lessons, no problem; the hostel has its own sailing school: ‘t Beaken.

Facilities in the hostel

The hostel consists of the main building and a holiday residence and has a total of 39 rooms. All rooms have their own bathroom facilities.


  • Bar and restaurant
  • 182 beds
  • Arrangement of rooms: 11 x 2-person / 9 x 4-person / 14 x 6-person / 5 x 8-person
  • 3 recreation, rehearsal and conference rooms


  • Pool
  • Table-top games
  • Darts
  • Table tennis
  • Video games (for a fee)
  • Table football

Around the hostel

The hostel’s extensive grounds offer a wide range of things to do:

  • Terrace
  • Garden with lawn and barbecue area
  • Bicycle racks
  • Parking for car and coach (free)
  • Volleyball court and soccer pitch
  • Bicycle rental
  • Water sport, dinghy and canoe hire
  • Sailing course

Actively out and about in and around Heeg

Discover the gorgeous surroundings. There are all sorts of things to do!

  • Swimming, inflatable power boats, water skiing
  • Cycling and in-line skating routes
  • Various playing fields, including soccer pitches and artificial turf pitches
  • Ice rink (Thialf Stadium)
  • Attraction: Sybrandy's Relaxation Park
  • Museums: Sneek Maritime Museum, Leeuwarden Frisian Museum

                   Specific information for your group

Fancy some water fun? Stayokay Heeg is a fantastic location for school camps or work weeks, package deals and tailor-made (water sports) programmes. Read all about the possibilities.

Do you fancy going sailing (“skûtsjesilen”) on Heeger Lake with your sports team or club? Then come along to this unique group accommodation! All water sports are possible and the welcoming hostel offer all the facilities you need for an unforgettable stay.

Rehearse in the relaxing surroundings of Stayokay Heeg. With the lovely halls and the wide range of facilities, your rehearsal is certain to be a hit.

A weekend away with friends or a bachelor party, anything’s possible. Come along and enjoy water sports, the countryside or pay a visit to the genuine Frisian towns of Heeg, Sneek, Drachten or Leeuwarden.

Hold a meeting away from the office at Stayokay Heeg. It’s also perfect for team outings, workshops or staff parties with a break for sports. Have a look at the halls and facilities that the hostel has to offer.

Public transport

From Sneek station take bus 46 in the direction of Gaastmeer. Get off at the ‘De Skatting’ stop. Before the bridge take a left. Follow this road until you see the bridge at the end. Take a right and cross the bridge (dead end) and walk until the gate in front of the Foekema yacht basin. Take a left, the hostel is at the end of this street. To plan the train trip we recommend to use www.ns.nl.

Private transport

From the Sneek ring road continue in the direction of Woudsend. Follow the road until the Hommerts exit, towards Heeg. Drive through Osingahuizen, over the bridge, towards Heeg. At the roundabout continue on straight and then take the first exit left. Continue over the bridge, and follow the fork to the left. This is the Tollewei. Continue over the bridge (onto the dead end street) until you reach the gate in front of the Foekema yacht basin. Take a left, the hostel is at the end of this street.




't Eilân 65
8621 CT Heeg
tel +31 (0)515 442 258
fax +31 (0)515 442 550


From November 2014 until March 26, 2015, the hostel is only open on request on weekdays for groups from 10 or more people. Make a request!

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Includes breakfast

A full breakfast buffet is always included with a night’s accommodation. The buffet consists of organic bread, meats with a Beter Leven quality seal, fresh fruit, different kinds of fresh juices, dairy products, and various spreads.

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