Landhotel de IJsvogel is a small hotel in the middle of the countryside offering generous rooms, fine cuisine, hypermodern multifunctional spaces and various sports facilities in a beautiful location in the Frisian Lake District near Sint Nicolaasga and the famous water sports village of Langweer.
The beautiful surroundings are inspirational. There are endless recreational possibilities in the local areas full of lakes, rivers, woods, and traditional villages. There are beautiful walks in adjacent Vegelin Woods from the hotel, and it is also the point of departure for lovely bike rides over an extensive cycle route network, and wonderful sailing trips. Sint Nyk Golf Club is right in front of the hotel. The 18-hole golf course is known for its beautiful fairways and greens with plenty of space, and strategically placed obstacles, including ponds.
Joure Museum, which is composed of nine buildings and a large garden, provides a glimpse into the workshops of traditional artisans, such as that of the clockmaker and the goldsmith. At the Friesland Shipping Museum (Fries Scheepvaartmuseum) in the heart of Sneek, you can find out everything about shipbuilding and shipping in Friesland, from the seventeenth century to the present day. The Jopie Huisman Museum in Workum is the place to get acquainted with the life's work of the Frisian painter and rag trader of the same name.