Zandvoort

Travel Guide
Zandvoort
Discover this relaxing seaside resort and enjoy the sun, the sea and the beach. It's also the perfect base for a day trip to Haarlem or a day in the dunes.

Zandvoort is a popular destination thanks to its long beaches, race track and proximity to quaint little cities such as Haarlem. Zandvoort also borders on an expansive nature reserve, perfect if you want to combine your beach trip with a walk in the woods and heath.

Zandvoort has been inhabited since the 12th century. It was once known as ‘Sandevoerde’ and didn't become a seaside resort until the 19th century The village was almost fully destroyed in the Second World War by the Germans to make room for bunkers and launch sites. After the war and a period of reconstruction, Zandvoort has become a cherished seaside resort with loads of sights and things to do.

Looking for something fun to do in Zandvoort for the whole family? Combine your day at the beach with a visit to the Jutters mu-Zee-um and discover what has washed up on the beach over the years. The Zandvoorts Museum has a special collection of local history and art.

Race lovers will be able to see the only race track in the Netherlands, Circuit Park Zandvoort, that holds regular events and competitions. Are you a nature lover in search of peace and quiet? National Park Zuid-Kennemerland is where it’s at. Hire a bicycle and explore the area or go on long walks in the woods and the dunes.

End the day with an evening of great food and entertainment in the charming little city of Haarlem.

Zandvoort has a station and an extensive network of local buses which is great if you're travelling by public transport. You can also hire a bicycle and cycle to Haarlem or the dunes. You can park at any one of the parking garages or along the beach for a fee. Parking is free outside the city centre if you don't park at the beach. You can take the train or bus to Zandvoort from Haarlem. If you're travelling by car Zandvoort is a 40-minute drive from Alkmaar.

Zandvoort is a great place to stay for young and old.

Where to stay in Zandvoort

Hotel Zeespiegel
Hotel Zeespiegel
3 out of 5
Hogeweg 70, Zandvoort, 2042 GJ
The price is £77 per night from 5 Sep to 6 Sep
Stay at this 3-star hotel in Zandvoort. Enjoy free WiFi, on-site parking and an airport shuttle. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the convenient parking ...
3.7/5 Good! (223 reviews)
"Das Hotel ist modern und gut ausgestattet, unser Zimmer war sauber und das Bett war sehr gemütlich. Wir hatten eine Kaffeemaschine und einen Wasserkocher im Zimmer und der Lavazza Kaffee war echt lecker! Wir haben das Frühstück im Bett in Anspruch genommen, es gab Saft, Brötchen, Joghurt, Aufstrich, ..."

Reviewed on 27 Apr 2021

Hotel Zeespiegel
NH Zandvoort
NH Zandvoort
4 out of 5
Burgemeester van Alphenstraat, 63, Zandvoort, 2041 KG
The price is £105 per night from 14 Sep to 15 Sep
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in Zandvoort. Enjoy free WiFi, a beach locale and breakfast. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
3.7/5 Good! (559 reviews)
6th floor rooms are extremely hot
"Room on 6th floor was exceptionally hot - temporary air con unit had to be used all the time but was wired so that the lights had to be on for it to work; also extremely loud so a most uncomfortable night with very little sleep"

Reviewed on 12 Jul 2022

NH Zandvoort
Beach Hotel Zandvoort BY Center Parcs
Beach Hotel Zandvoort BY Center Parcs
4 out of 5
Trompstraat 2, Zandvoort, 2041JB
Fully refundable
The price is £109 per night from 11 Sep to 12 Sep
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in Zandvoort. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants and free water park access. Our guests praise the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (143 reviews)
"Inside the hotel it was clean, pleasantly furnished. The bedroom was large, recently refurbished and had a great sea view. The restaurant for breakfast was excellent, with a broad range of dishes. The staff were helpful and polite. Outside, the hotel looks a bit dated, 1950ish. There are areas of ..."

Reviewed on 4 May 2022

Beach Hotel Zandvoort BY Center Parcs
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Appartementen Zandvoort
Appartementen Zandvoort
3 out of 5
Bakkerstraat 2, Zandvoort, 2042HK
The price is £108 per night from 15 Sep to 16 Sep
Stay at this 3-star apartment in Zandvoort. Enjoy free WiFi, on-site parking and an arcade/games room. Popular attractions Zandvoort Beach and Circuit Park Zandvoort ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (29 reviews)
"Perfect location near the beach. Bring your toiletries"

Reviewed on 15 Jul 2019

Appartementen Zandvoort
Appartementen Zeespiegel
Appartementen Zeespiegel
3 out of 5
Hogeweg 70, Zandvoort, 2042GJ
Stay at this 3-star apartment in Zandvoort. Enjoy free WiFi, a terrace and an on-site corner shop. Popular attractions Zandvoort Beach and Circuit Park Zandvoort ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (20 reviews)
"Alles super freundlich gewesen. Das Bett ist für 2 Personen ziemlich klein, aber ist ok. Leider hat bei unserer Dusche der Abfluss nicht richtig funktioniert."

Reviewed on 9 Oct 2021

Appartementen Zeespiegel
Beach House Zandvoort
Beach House Zandvoort
3 out of 5
Burgemeester Engelbertsstraat 3, Zandvoort, 2042KM
The price is £118 per night from 5 Sep to 6 Sep
Stay at this 3-star apartment in Zandvoort. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and on-site parking. Our guests praise the convenient parking and the bathrooms in their ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (66 reviews)
"We really enjoyed our stay at Beach House Zandvoort. It was just around the corner from the beach and next to a grocery store. Shops and restaurants were all within a few hundred meters. We had to take our dog to the vet, and it was also just 130 meters from the flat. The apartment was spotless and ..."

Reviewed on 3 May 2021

Beach House Zandvoort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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