Amsterdam Beach highlights

I amsterdam's selection of highlights of things to do and places to stay, eat and drink in Amsterdam Beach, including restaurants, hotels, excursions and attractions.

Amsterdam Beach – tips and highlights

Be it to lounge or a blast of fitness fun, Amsterdam beaches are a popular day trip. In summertime, sun-seekers flock to the wider expanses of sand at Bloemendaal and Zandvoort aan Zee to bask on the beautiful golden beaches. These towns also bustle with hip cafés, restaurants and beach clubs overlooking the sea, while for the thrill-seekers, the Noord-Holland coast is a renowned spot for water and windsports. Below are some tips on where to go for food, sports and dancing! 

Amsterdam beach clubs

Amsterdam beach clubs

From sleek restaurants to colourful hippy hangouts, Amsterdam's beaches are lined with colourful places to eat, drink and be merry by the sea.

Woodstock 69

Zeeweg 94, tent 7
2051 EC OVERVEEN
Flower power comes to Amsterdam beach at this colourful beach bar and club in Bloemendaal.

San Blas

Zeeweg 84
2051 EC OVERVEEN
From Panama to Amsterdam beach: named after a tropical archipelago, this beach pavilion is open all year long.

Vroeger

Zeeweg 83
2051 EC OVERVEEN
From brasserie to pumping beats, Vroeger has it all, welcoming sun-hungry Amsterdammers and Bloemendaal locals alike with open arm...

Safari Lodge

Boulevard Paulus Loot
2042 AE ZANDVOORT
Surfing safari in Amsterdam beach: This friendly, colourful beach club with touches of hippy chic and industrial design organises ...

Vooges

Boulevard Paulus Loot 77
2042 AD ZANDVOORT
Chill out on a sun lounger at the beach or, on colder days, huddle up next to the fire inside this beach pavilion and restaurant i...
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Tijn Akersloot

Boulevard Paulus Loot 1
2042 AD ZANDVOORT
One of Zandvoort's most popular beach clubs, Tijn Akersloot has long been a firm favourite with locals and day trippers alike. Wit...
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The Spot

Strandafgang Barnaart 23a
2041 KB ZANDVOORT
The Spot in Zandvoort is an all-inclusive beach location that offers a club with a water sports centre and hosts a multitude of ac...
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Zilt aan zee

Kennemerstrand 174
1976 GA IJMUIDEN
Fresh products, quality, hospitality and service: you'll find them all at IJmuiden beach club Zilt aan Zee. Food is locally source...
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Tent 6

Boulevard Paulus Loot 6
2042 AD ZANDVOORT
Located on Zandvoort beach, Tent6 is a seasonal club house constructed out of two linked, outdoor pavilions, and is equipped to se...

Republiek Bloemendaal

Zeeweg 94
2051 EC OVERVEEN
It’s a slice of Bali in Amsterdam beach, as Republiek Bloemendaal is all wooden deck, daybeds and Buddha statues.

Paviljoen Zeezicht

Kennemerstrand 180
1976 GA IJMUIDEN
This attractive beach hotspot was constructed on stilts, ensuring a fantastic view of the beach, sea, dunes and piers. Open the wh...

Paviljoen Nova Zembla

Kennemermeer 25
1976 GK IJMUIDEN
Situated directly on the sheltered Kennemermeer lake and near the beach at IJmuiden aan Zee, this cosy pavilion is perfect for a b...

Paviljoen Noordzee

Kennemerstrand 178
1976 GA IJMUIDEN
Located on the wide beach at IJmuiden aan Zee, Paviljoen Noordzee is open to visitors all year long. During the summer, its terrac...

Mango’s Beach Bar

Boulevard Barnaart 15
2041 JA ZANDVOORT
Go to Amsterdam beach and feel like you’re in Cuba in this beach club made up of differently styled huts.

Amsterdam Beach activities

Jutters Mu-ZEE-um

Strandweg 2
2042 JA ZANDVOORT
Beachcombing was once part of everyday life for the people of Zandvoort, as they sought out a means of earning additional income. ...

Forteiland IJmuiden

Forteiland 10
1976 DZ IJMUIDEN
The Forteiland IJmuiden is an island fortress located near the town of IJmuiden, in the mouth of the North Sea Canal. It was const...

Defence Line of Amsterdam

Fortwachter 1
2141 EE VIJFHUIZEN
The Defence Line of Amsterdam (Stelling van Amsterdam) is a 135 km long ring of fortifications around Amsterdam made up of forts l...

Landgoed Duin & Kruidberg

Duin en Kruidbergerweg 60
2071 LE SANTPOORT-NOORD
Tucked away between century-old trees and surrounded by lush water features, nearby Amsterdam, the beautiful Landgoed Duin & Kruid...

Nationaal Park Zuid-Kennemerland

Heerenduinweg 6
1971 JE IJMUIDEN
The National Park Zuid-Kennemerland is a remarkable expanse of dunes between Zandvoort and IJmuiden, covering approximately 38 hec...

Dutch Pedelec Tours

Flevoland 11
1948 RH BEVERWIJK
Dutch Pedelec Tours is a company that focuses on the rental of high quality electrical bikes, also known as ‘pedelecs’. Escape the...

Renzy, electric ride for fun!

Meer en Duin 36
2163 HC LISSE
Get in and enjoy the ride! Cruise in peace and silence along the traditional Dutch landscape. Tour with our GPS audio tour along ...

Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen

Zandvoortselaan 130
2042 XC ZANDVOORT
Located to the south of Zuid-Kennemerland National Park, the Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen make up a nature reserve that also hel...

Amsterdam beach towns

Zandvoort

With its clean sandy beaches, trendy beach bars and family activities, Zandvoort has become one of the Netherlands’ most popular beach destinati...

Bloemendaal

With more of a party atmosphere than its neighbour Zandvoort, Bloemendaal is a great place to dip your toes in the North Sea or hit a dance floor...

IJmuiden

The clean, fresh gusts of wind coming in from the North Sea ensure that IJmuiden is a haven for water and wind sports fans. 

How to get to Amsterdam Beach:

How to get to Amsterdam Beach

Getting to Amsterdam Beach is a piece of cake. It’s quick and easy to get there using public transport.

Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket

This convenient multi-purpose ticket offers unlimited public transport by bus, tram, train and metro in the entire Amsterdam area.

I amsterdam City Card

Your City Card gives you free entry to some fantastic museums, castles and attractions to be found in the Amsterdam Area.