Bloemendaal aan Zee has everything you need for a great day on the beach. It's one of the most popular coastal towns in Holland. Especially in the summer, when people come by car or public transport from Amsterdam to the lovely coastal town.
- Experience a marvelous day at the beach in Bloemendaal aan Zee.
- Discover why Bloemendaal aan Zee is also known as the Dutch Ibiza.
- Bloemendaal aan Zee is famous for its beach pavilions.
Highlights of Bloemendaal aan Zee
A visit to Bloemendaal aan Zee is a major highlight. The reason for this is the beach! Some of the best beach pavilions in the Netherlands can be found in Bloemendaal aan Zee; large beach parties are often organized here. A major beach party is often organized in several beach pavilions together. Bloemendaal aan Zee is the Dutch answer to Ibiza. However, it's not just party people who will be happy here. Nudists will find their own nude bathing area (north of Bloemendaal aan Zee, in the direction of Velsen), and dog owners can let their four-footed friends run around on the dogs' beach (between the nudist beach and the Parnassia beach access).
Sightseeing in and around Bloemendaal aan Zee
As well as the fantastic long beach, the sights of Bloemendaal aan Zee also include the city villas, which are enthroned by the hills of the North Holland dune landscape. It is also perfectly situated near the famous Zuid-Kennemerland National Park, where fallow deer, Scottish Highland cows and wild Konik horses wander. The coastal town of Bloemendaal aan Zee is also a perfect starting point for cultural trips into the surrounding cities of Haarlem (10 km) and Amsterdam (35 km), and to the famous mills of the open air museum Zaanse Schans.
Bloemendaal aan Zee: easy to reach!
The name of Bloemendaal aan Zee is a giveaway: the place is directly located on the North Sea, and idyllically housed in a dune landscape not far from the North Holland towns of Haarlem, IJmuiden and the coastal town of Zandvoort. Bloemendaal aan Zee can be reached quickly, whether by train or bus from Amsterdam, or in your own car. After an enriching day in the magical historic city of Haarlem, you'll be in Bloemendaal in only 10 minutes by car, where you can directly leave your car in a large parking lot directly by the beach. A train will also bring you from Haarlem Station to Bloemendaal aan Zee.
Visit Bloemendaal aan Zee
Bloemendaal aan Zee invites the young and the old on a summer vacation. If you're in Amsterdam and the weather is good, you can easily take a bus to the beach from Bloemendaal aan Zee. You can enjoy the sunshine after half an hour. Or you can stay a little longer in the lovely North Holland coastal town. Among the many accommodation types, there's a hotel or B&B to suit everyone. For example, how would you like a stylish stay on a historic country estate in the Zuid-Kennemerland National Park, which also has a fantastic restaurant?
Staying in Bloemendaal aan Zee
Are you looking for a small boutique hotel in the center of Bloemendaal, and within walking distance of the station? Or do you prefer a trendy vacation apartment directly by the beach (sometimes with a sea view!)? The most popular accommodations in Bloemendaal aan Zee include the Sea Lodges Bloemendaal: small, comfortable and modern vacation homes in the dunes and near the beach. In Bloemendaal aan Zee, you'll find the right accommodation for every taste and every budget. Take a look at our extensive offer, and book your ideal vacation here!