Popular Accommodations in North Sea Netherlands
Highlights in North Sea Netherlands
- Width, kilometre-wide sandy beaches
- Picturesque coastal towns
- Family-friendly leisure activities
- Wide range of water sports on offer
Most popular in North Sea Netherlands
Prices and availability
Apartments on the North Sea coast of the Netherlands
The long coastline with wide beaches is a natural paradise for families and water sports enthusiasts. Travellers wishing to rent a vacation rental in the North Sea Netherlands live in the coastal towns of North Holland, South Holland or Zeeland. Popular cities that have miles of beaches are leading from north to south Bergen aan Zee, Scheveningen or Cadzand. Here you enjoy the comfort of a very good infrastructure. In numerous accommodations the vacation with dog is in addition possible.Holiday cottages and chalets in a fantastic beach location
Depending on your preference, you can find a chalet on the Dutch North Sea in a remote, idyllic location with a view of the sea, or you can live in an attractive city location just a short distance from the city centre. You can enjoy an undisturbed holiday in small settlements such as Callantsoog in the north or Ouddorp in Zeeland. If you prefer the city, you can rent a vacation rental by the Dutch North Sea in The Hague or Bloemendaal in the west of Haarlem.
Holidays on the Dutch North Sea coast
Location and orientation
Over a distance of 450 kilometres, the west of the Netherlands runs along the North Sea coast. The city of Den Helder, which lies south of the island of Texel, forms the extreme north of the mainland. The mainland stretches south to The Hague. In the extreme southwest are the islands and peninsulas of the coastal region Zeeland with the capital Middelburg.Beaches, dunes, flower fields
The coast of the Dutch North Sea is very diverse. The beaches are usually strikingly wide and are separated from the villages by natural dunes. The north and south are dominated by historic cities such as The Hague. These are surrounded by endless tulip fields in spring. Zeeland in the southwest, on the other hand, has the most hours of sunshine a year.
On the Dutch North Sea coast nudism is permitted everywhere. Mostly the beaches are designated, but there are also spontaneous collections of nudists.
Travelers and Activities
The pleasantly mild climate during the summer is ideal for spending your bathing holiday on the North Sea coast of the Netherlands. The wide beaches are ideal for building sandcastles, romping, kite flying and swimming. At the same time, a wealth of leisure activities awaits families. Among the most beautiful amusement parks are the Deltapark, the "Mini Mundi" or the "Madurodam". Popular zoos are the Sealife in Scheveningen or the Artisklas Haarlem.The Dutch North Sea for water sports enthusiasts
The Dutch are considered to be a water nation, as many inhabitants actively engage in water sports. You will therefore find numerous providers of various water sports along the entire North Sea coast. In addition to swimming courses, there are also surfing and diving courses, you can go sailing, boat trips to the sea, jet skiing, fishing or kite surfing.
Top travel tips
The important Mauritshuis Museum in The Hague has housed the Royal Picture Gallery since 1822. The collection includes 800 paintings, sculptures and miniatures from Dutch 15th-18th century painting. Among them are world-famous works by Rembrandt, Vermeer and Holbein the Younger.2nd Old Town of Haarlem
The old town of Haarlem shows an interesting mixture of modern architecture and historically valuable buildings from the Middle Ages. Among the special buildings and squares are the "Great Market" and the St. Bravo Cathedral, the Town House, the 14th century Town Gate, the Philharmonic Hall and the Franz Hals Museum.3rd Delta Park "Neeltje Jans"
The Delta Park in Vrouwenpolder is an attraction for lovers of the underwater world. Here visitors will find aquariums with exotic fish, sea lion shows and a water fun park. For adrenaline junkies and particularly courageous visitors there is also the opportunity to go swimming with sharks. Also very worth seeing is the exhibition of the Delta Works, which shows how the Dutch deal with water. After all, the Delta Works, with its 13 structures, is the world's largest storm surge barrier.