It’s summer. It’s beach season.
Visit 6 beaches, seas and resorts in Holland.
Zandvoort beach 30 min from Amsterdam
Zandvoort is an accessible beach 30 minutes from Amsterdam by train. It’s a convenient location where you can go for a beer even after work.
5 minutes walk from Zandvoort aan Zee station to reach the beach.
There are many restaurants and cafes on the beach, and it is a resort area with ocean view hotels.
access：30 min by train (Sprinter) from Amsterdam Central Station to Zandvoort aan Zee Station
address：Boulevard de Favauge 13, Zandvoort
Camping and Swimming in Bloemendaal
Bloemendaal beach can be reached by bus from Haarlem. 1 minute walk from the bus stop to the beach.
The beach is also popular as a camping area because there is a campground next to the beach.
access：20 min by Bus (no.81) from Haarlem Station to Bloemendaal, Strand.
address：Zeeweg 84, 2051 EC Overveen
camping web：Camping de Lakens
Blijburg beach near Amsterdam
Blijburg is a beach that can be reached by bicycle from Amsterdam.
This is an inland sea (ijmeer) beach, so there are no waves and it is calm. However, the sandy beach is narrow, so it is always crowded in the summer.
access：20 min by tram (no.26) from Amsterdam to IJburg.
address：Pampuslaan 501, 1087 HP Amsterdam
Pampus Island in Ijmeer
Forteiland Pampus is not a beach. It is an artificial island that can be visited by ferry.
The entire island is a museum. You can reach the ferry terminal by tram from Amsterdam Central Station.
access：20 min by tram (no.26) from Amsterdam to Lumierestraat.
ferry station address：Krijn Taconiskade 124a, 1087 HV Amsterdam
beach resort in Scheveningen
Scheveningen is a popular beach resort in The Hague. There are many entertainment facilities such as a Ferris wheel on the sea, shopping malls, movie theaters and casinos.
This beach is also famous as the sea where winter swimming is held in New Year.
access：20 min by tram (no.9) from Den Haag station to Kurhaus.
address：Strandweg 150-154, 2586 JW Den Haag
Idyllic Island of Texel
Texel in the northern part of the Netherlands is a small island. You can visit the island by ferry from Den Helder.
Texel can be reached in about two hours from Amsterdam by train, bus and ferry.
access：80 min by train (Intercity) from Amsteradm to Den Helder.
10 min by bus (no.33) from Den Helder to Ferry Port.
20 min by Ferry to Texel
TESO Ferry Port web：teso.nl