The De Krim Holiday Park is located just outside of Cocksdorp near the northern tip of Texel.
It’s a huge holiday organisation with hundreds of holiday houses for rent, and there also appears to be space for campers, caravans, and possibly tents too.
It appears that each of the houses is privately owned, but hired out to the public when the owner is not looking to occupy the property themselves.
This also accounts for why the houses come in every size and variety of shape, and if the gardens are anything to go by, some seem to have many more owner visits than others.
A very large on-site restaurant and a multitude of activities, plus the nearby beaches, mean that this is clearly an extremely popular summer holiday destination.
Of course coming here for a pre-summer season long Easter weekend break means that many of the activities are not yet open, but there is so much to do on the island that we find the opposite problem, too many things to see and do and not enough time. Now at least we have the advantage of a look around without the summertime hordes, and plenty of peace when the others take the kids out and I retreat for daily naps. Both Kiwi Daughter and Little Mr say that they like Texel.. who knows, we might be returning some time.