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Hotel op Terschelling tijdens Oerol

Sleep overnight on a ship during Oerol

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Unfortunately, Oerol has also been canceled this year. But if you have booked a cabin with Slaapschepen: the ships are ready to receive you on Terschelling during the Oerol period!

Oerol on Terschelling

Hotel Terschelling - Every year the island is changed for ten days into one big stage for theater, dance, street theater, visual arts and music. Hundreds of artists come down to here to present their new acts.

The performances are special, often on the spot, for the unique location on the island, thought. You can see maby different performances: great spectacles mime, intimate musical theater and hilarious circus performances, westerns or interactive installations. And the stage can be anywhere: somewhere in the dunes on the beach, in the woods, dykes, in barns or on the street.

The festival has grown into an international phenomenon with thousands of visitors. You should have seen it once! Many guests come back every year.

Great hotel on the island

During Oerol you can sleep a special hotel stay books. Various charter ships sail specifically to Terschelling to offer extra accommodation options for an attractive price. Book your own room with a made-up bed plus breakfast.

The hotelships are located in the harbor of Terschelling, near the activities in the village. From here you can visit the shows by bike and experience the best atmosphere on the island.

In the unlikely event that a ship can not moor on the shore due to the full port, the ship will anchor at the port entrance. You will then be taken to and from the island with a dinghy. As soon as there is space again, the skipper sails into the harbor. So far this has only occurred once.
Also keep in mind that on Friday a ship can arrive later than 17.00 hours. In that case, you can temporarily store your luggage on another hotelship, so that you can already start exploring the island.

Corona 2021

The organization reports that Oerol will continue in 2021, albeit in a modified form. 

Visitor capacity will be limited to prevent the spread of the corona virus. A maximum of fifty visitors may be present at all program components at the same time and a XNUMX meter distance between households will also be guaranteed.
There are also no large festival grounds this year, but there will be three smaller 'hubs' spread across the island. The program covers several themes. It will include theater pieces, art and talk shows.

Conditions Sleeping ships regarding corona government measures for overnight stays during festivals:

Sleeping ships assumes that everyone at this time is aware of the corona measures applicable at that time when confirming a booking request. Everyone's own responsibility is called upon. Both for the provider (Sleeping ships) and for the buyer (customer).

  1. If the booking cannot go through due to Corona government measures, the booking will be canceled free of charge and the travel sum will be refunded.
  2. You want to cancel yourself, but if the booking is allowed to proceed according to the applicable government measures, the usual cancellation costs apply. See general conditions article 9.
  3. If the festival is canceled, but the overnight stays may take place on the Sleeping Ships according to government measures, and you nevertheless wish to cancel, the usual cancellation costs apply. See general conditions article 9.
  4. Spending the night with 2 or more people in a cabin is only permitted if there are residents with the same home address. If you book a cabin in advance with several people who do not live at the same home address, the risk is for the customer, if this measure is still in force at the time of the festival. The additional costs for any rebooking are for the customer (subject to availability).


Slaapschepen.nl also offers the possibility to sail from Harlingen on the Wadden Sea to the festival and back from Terschelling. A few weeks before Oerol starts we know when the ships will make the crossing. Everyone who books a room automatically receives information about this via the mail. You can also travel with Slaapschepen.nl without spending the night. Click here you will find an overview of all the sailing packages.

Sail arrangements

In addition to hotel stays, there are also complete sailing packages. A combination of sailing and a multi-day visit to Terschelling. Also look at Oerol sailing packages.

More information about Oerol

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