Zandvoort is as known for years as a real beach destination. Yet Zandvoort offers more than just sun, sand and sea. The many beach pavilions, nice shops in the city center, cozy restaurants, a vibrant nightlife, Circuit Park Zandvoort National Park South Kennemerland are just a few examples of the extensive possibilities Zandvoort offers.
Zandvoort is best known for its 9km long sandy beach. The beach together with the sea and the dunes a beautiful nature. Zandvoort in the west bordered by the beach and the North Sea to the north and east by the South Kennemerland National Park and to the south by the splendid dunes. All this makes Zandvoort is a paradise for nature lovers.
You also know Zandvoort course of the race course. Racing is really part of culture in Zandvoort. A day circuit is a must for lovers of racing. Circuit Park Zandvoort is one of the oldest tracks and certainly one of the finest of its kind.
Culture in Zandvoort is also visiting museums. Zandvoort is a proud village and has a rich history. The Zandvoorts Museum gives an insight into the history of the coastal population. There are also regular exhibitions. Everything you find on the beach can be found in the collection of the Beachcomber Mu-SEA-um.
Zandvoort has a wide choice of cafes, restaurants, viskarren, snack bars etc.. For a quick bite, you can contact the various snack bars, Döner Kebab restaurants, delis and viskarren along the boulevard. You can enjoy a snack and a drink at the many beach bars, or you choose a cafe or restaurant in the old town center. It is clear that there is plenty of choice of types and types of eateries in this coastal city. For every mood, occasion wallet and there is plenty of choice.
Besides the many eateries that Zandvoort rich you will find in the center of Zandvoort also a variety of entertainment options. From pubs to clubs and discos! During your stay in Zandvoort, you can also visit Holland Casino Zandvoort. A night out can also Circus Zandvoort housed in a special building in Zandvoort equipped cinema, casino and arcade games you are guaranteed entertainment.
Sport in Zandvoort is obviously inseparable from the beach and the sea. Above the horizon you can almost always see the kites kite surfers who make spectacular leaps over the waves. There are several water sports centers in Zandvoort so you can surf and sailing, or to learn it. But sport in Zandvoort is so much more. Think of riding, beach volleyball, beach wave, surf rafting, surf canoeing, swimming in the subtropical swimming, bowling, tennis, golf. So many different ways for sports in Zandvoort.
Zandvoort has a lot to offer for children. The beach is of course the "place to be" for children, especially in nice weather. But with less weather they can romp, play and sports. In the dunes, you can also discover: go looking for animals like deer and birds of prey, or simply watch what plants and trees you can recognize.
Zandvoort is still the only seaside resort in the Netherlands with a direct train almost to the beach (150 meters) and therefore becomes easy to reach by train!
From Zandvoort driving in the winter 2x per hour in the summer 4x times per hour train to Haarlem and Amsterdam. With Connexxion bus you will quickly and easily around municipal Bloemendaal and Heemstede, but also in Haarlem and Amsterdam.
Haarlem is just twelve minutes away from Zandvoort. Haarlem is full of old buildings and has been the official best shopping city in the Netherlands. Haarlem has today many architectural gems from the past. The large church of St. Bavo's one example, but also the many courtyards in the old city are worth visiting. Visit The Frans Hals Museum or the first and oldest museum in the Netherlands Teylers Museum.
Amsterdam can be reached by train in just 30 minutes. Amsterdam has a lot to offer. What do you think of the internationally renowned museums such as the Rijksmuseum, the Vincent van Gogh Museum and the Anne Frank House. But Amsterdam has a lot more, just think of the Red Light District, the various markets, great shopping, and of course the beautiful canal with its famous canal houses. These properties can be best seen during a nice canal cruise. Daytime or evening, it's all possible.
In the vicinity of Zandvoort, the Keukenhof in Lisse, The Cheese Market in Alkmaar, Zaanse Schans in Zaandam and Madurodam in The Hague attractions you should not miss.