The Dutch coast with great seaside towns like Domburg and Noordwijk aan zee -
Zandvoort beach
Zandvoort beach
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Why go?

Holland is well known for its splendid beaches. The Dutch coastline offers unlimited opportunities for water sport fanatics, nature lovers and beach fans. The beaches of the Netherlands can be divided in three groups: the Wadden Islands, the coastline of the provinces North-Holland and South-Holland, and Zeeland.

See & do

Eating & drinking

If you love fish, explore the Dutch coast. From deep-fried fish to halibut, fish are served almost directly from the sea and countless Michelin-worthy dishes are created in the eateries. Have you ever tried oysters from Yerseke or one of Zeeland’s other briny snacks?

Dutch cuisine

Salty flavours from Zeeland

Everything you need to know about the tastiest seafood from Zeeland.

Dutch cuisine

Fresh fish from the North Sea

Taste the best North Sea fish, from the sea direct to your plate, caught by Dutch fishing fleets.

Seasonal Food

Taste the season: Hollandse Nieuwe herring

You can eat Hollandse Nieuwe herring on the Dutch coast in June!

Where to stay

Watch this video: Dutch dunes


Holiday by the sea

Holiday by the sea? Discover the many options here.

Discover the Delta Works

Read more about the unique structure built after the 1953 North Sea Flood or Watersnoodramp.


Popular towns in Zeeland

Discover the best towns in Zeeland, such as Domburg, Renesse, Oostkapelle, and other places.


Where is what?

Frequently Asked Questions