Zandvoort is the most popular seaside resort in the Netherlands and has an almost 9 km long sandy beach. On the beach are 40 pavilions that are open from early to late in the summer. Behind the beach is a nature reserve of many square kilometers of dunes with well-developed cycling and walking paths.
You can reach the center of Amsterdam in just 30 minutes by train and after a fun day in Amsterdam you can relax on the beach and enjoy the sunset and the delicious culinary delights of the various restaurants in the evening.
It is only 15 minutes to Keukenhof , 25 minutes to Alkmaar (cheese market), Zandvoort is quite centrally located. Zandvoort has a diversity of beautiful shops, restaurants and cozy cafes. An 18-hole golf course is also an option within a 5-minute drive. You can enjoy the flora and fauna in the beautiful nature reserve around Zandvoort by bike. The seaside resort is located in a 47 square kilometer dune park: the Zuid-Kennemerland National Park and the Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen.
And if you’re already on your bike, take a ride right away to historic and culinary Haarlem via the beautiful route through the dunes, for shopping, eating or for the cultural attractions of this city, which is only 10 km away from Zandvoort is located.
Of course you can also take the train from Zandvoort to Haarlem, within 12 minutes you are in the center.
In addition to the unique beach life, Zandvoort offers a wide range of other options, such as (electric) bicycle rental, (electric) scooter rental, walking routes, horseback riding, tennis, swimming, but also windsurfing, kite surfing, (deep sea) fishing, etc.
You will find all the information on the practical info page.
The center of Zandvoort is pleasant. The former fishing village has countless nice bars and shops, which are also open on Sundays, and cozy restaurants where you can eat deliciously.
Zandvoort is not only known for the beach, but also for the circuit where Formula 1 will make its return in 2021. About 20 events take place here every year!
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