Best Beaches in The Netherlands
From the Best Wild Beaches in The Netherlands as Ameland Beach to the Top Child Friendly Beaches in The Netherlands or the Best City Beaches in The Netherlands as Scheveningen Beach, discover the Ultimate Guide of the Very Best Beaches in the Netherlands, the 8 Best Dutch Beaches.
Lesser-Known Beaches in The Netherlands but also the Best Beaches in The Netherlands for Summer Holidays, here is your 8 favourite Beaches in The Netherlands.
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1. Texel Beach
Texel - Texel Island
The largest of the Dutch islands is home to some of the Most Beautiful Beaches in The Netherlands.
Come discover these beautiful beaches just two hours drive from Amsterdam. Do you prefer public transport? It takes 3 hours to reach Den Helder Station from Amsterdam Station.
Once at the Den Helder station you can walk to the harbor (30 minutes on foot) or take bus number 33 (12 minutes). The ferry crossing is very fast to reach the beautiful island of Texel and its beach ranked among the Best Duch Beaches.
How to get there: Book your flights to Amsterdam and join Texel by car (2h or by public transport (2h) + ferry.
Where to stay: "Hotel Molenbos Texel" is a beautiful 3-star hotel. Its restaurant makes unique dishes with local ingredients.
2. Domburg Beach
Domburg is one of the most famous, beautiful and oldest seaside resorts in Zeeland and Domburg Beach one of the 8 Best Beaches in The Netherlands for Summer Holidays.
You will only have a few metres to walk to cover the distance that separates its beautiful historic centre from its Wild & Sandy Dutch Beaches.
Recognizable among all thanks to its pretty beach huts, the large beach of Domburg is also famous for its sunshine, one of the best in summer in the Netherlands.
Need an additional argument? The beaches of Domburg have flown the blue flag for over 30 years, a guarantee of the quality and cleanliness of the ocean and beaches of Domburg.
Book your flights and relax on one of the Lesser-Known Beaches of The Netherlands and one of the Cleanest Beaches in The Netherlands.
How to get there: Book your flights to The Hague (1h30 by car, 4h by public transport).
Where to stay: "Strandhotel Duinheuvel" is a comfortable 3-star hotel
3. Katwijk aan Zee beach
Katwijk aan Zee
Located just 40 minutes from Rotterdam-The Hague Airport, Katwijk aan Zee is a peaceful little town of just over 15,000 inhabitants and Katwijk aan Zee Beach one of the Best City Beaches in The Netherlands.
Katwijk aan Zee is known for the beauty of its beaches and also its museums and cultural events.
We particularly like the pretty little white church located a few meters from the sand dunes. This is the Netherlands’ church closest to the sea!
How to get there: Book your flights to Rotterdam-The Hague airport and join Katwijk aan Zee (40 minutes by car, 1h30 by train).
Where to stay: "Since 89" located on the beachfront in Katwijk aan Zee.
4. Egmond aan Zee
Located north of Amsterdam, a 50-minute drive from the capital of the Netherlands, Egmond aan Zee is a perfect destination to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
How to get there: Book your flights to Amsterdam and join Egmond aan Zee (45 min by car - 1h30 by public transport).
Where to stay: "Hotel Neptunus" located in the middle of the dunes, 8 minutes walk from the beach.
5. Scheveningen Beach
Scheveningen is one of the most beautiful areas of The Hague. You come here to fully enjoy the seaside: stroll on the wooden pier ranked among the most beautiful piers in Europe and take a ride on the Ferris wheel ranked among the most beautiful ferris wheels of Europe.
How to get there: Book your flights to Rotterdam-The-Hague Airport.
Where to stay: "Pier Suites" for sea views, wellness and fitness.
6. Terschelling Beach
Flee the city, pollution, noise, work, worries. Book your flights to Amsterdam and board the first train to Leeuwarden. You are almost there.
Take the bus to Holwerd Ferry Terminal and discover one of the Most Beautiful Beaches in the Netherlands. Come refresh body and mind in Terschelling.
How to get there: Book your flights to Amsterdam and join Holwerd (3h30 by car or public transport) and board the Terschelling Ferry.
Where to stay: Located in front of the Marina, the "WestCord Hotel Schygle" features an indoor pool and wellness area.
7. Noordwijk Beach
Nordwijk aan Zee
Sea as far as the eye can see, dunes of fine sand and calm… What more could you want on one of the Best Beaches in The Netherlands to Visit.
Noordwijk is the neighbouring municipality of Katwijk aan Zee and you get there the same way.
How to get there: Book your flights to Rotterdam-The Hague airport and drive to Noordwijk (50 minutes by car, 2 hours by train).
Where to stay: "Hotel van Oranje" is a 5-star hotel facing the beachfront.
8. Ameland beach
Ameland is a perfect destination for travellers looking for authenticity, calm and nature.
During your stay you can watch seals basking on one of the Top 8 Stunning Beaches in The Netherlands.
You too can enjoy the wild: put on your swimsuit, an eco-friendly sunscreen and dive into the sea.
How to get there: Book your flights to Amsterdam and take the train to Leeuwarden Station (2h) and then a bus to the ferry terminal at Holwerd where your boat will be waiting to take you to Ameland Island.
Where to stay: located just minutes from the beaches, "LoftNes" is one of Ameland's most popular accommodations.
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