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?

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

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

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

Where to stay

Spend a night by the beach in an industrial crane, safari tent or sea-view apartment.

Watch this video: Dutch dunes

Did you know...

that the Zeeland oyster is a true delicacy?

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Category: Discover

Holiday by the sea

The Dutch seaside is wonderful in every season. Learn all about about the Dutch beaches, discover our popular beach resorts and find seafront accommodations

Category: Discover

Discover the Delta Works

Read all about the Delta Works in Zeeland. This structure was built after the 1953 North Sea Flood and is well worth a visit.

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Popular towns in Zeeland

Discover the best towns in Zeeland, such as Domburg, Yerseke, Goes, Renesse, and Oostkapelle. Also book one of countless fun holiday homes or hotels in your preferred town.

Events at the coast

Category: Event

Flag Day

June 17, 2023 Scheveningen
Category: Event

Scheveningen New Year’s Dive

Jan. 1, 2024 Scheveningen

Where is what?

Frequently Asked Questions