Best beaches in Amsterdam

Check out the top beaches in Amsterdam, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Hannekes Boom
1. Hannekes Boom
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97 local reviews
4 Dijksgracht, Amsterdam-Centrum
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+31 20 419 9820
RestaurantCafeBar
Manon
A beach style pavilion in the city center. A great place to hang out.
Sjef
Awesome beach bar, esp good in summer!
Barbara
Big terras in sun! You look over the IJ!!
1. Hannekes Boom
1. Hannekes Boom
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97 local reviews
4 Dijksgracht, Amsterdam-Centrum
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+31 20 419 9820
Manon
Manon
A beach style pavilion in the city center. A great place to hang out.
Sjef
Sjef
Awesome beach bar, esp good in summer!
Barbara
Barbara
Big terras in sun! You look over the IJ!!
2. Noorderlicht Café
2. Noorderlicht Café
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89 local reviews
102 NDSM-Plein, Amsterdam-Noord
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+31 20 492 2770
CafeBarRestaurant
Marjolein
Citybeach! Also an awesome place, just like Pllek. Great for beers and snacks. There is a small stage for live…
Rosanne
Actually all places at NDSM-Plein are great, laidback and pretty 'hipster'. Pllek is a beach-like place, Noord…
Esther
Noorderlicht is located at the other side of the Ij. They have a bonfire, food and live music. City beach atmo…
2. Noorderlicht Café
2. Noorderlicht Café
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89 local reviews
102 NDSM-Plein, Amsterdam-Noord
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+31 20 492 2770
Marjolein
Marjolein
Citybeach! Also an awesome place, just like Pllek. Great for beers and snacks. There is a small stage for live music and a fireplace. Awesom…
Rosanne
Rosanne
Actually all places at NDSM-Plein are great, laidback and pretty 'hipster'. Pllek is a beach-like place, Noorderlicht sometimes has parties …
Esther
Esther
Noorderlicht is located at the other side of the Ij. They have a bonfire, food and live music. City beach atmosphere.
3. Amsterdam Forest
3. Amsterdam Forest
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111 local reviews
Amsterdam Forest, Amstelveen
+31 20 545 6100
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Winni
Large park for walking, sports, childrens pool, boat rent, goat farm, pancake house etc. In the weekends ther…
Janine
This is a huge park, where you can find dutch pancake house and a great walk or bike ride. You can also enjoy …
Nicolas
Follow the bike path along the edge of the Amsterdamse Bos to get to Amsterdam by bike (about 25-30 minutes)
3. Amsterdam Forest
3. Amsterdam Forest
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111 local reviews
Amsterdam Forest, Amstelveen
+31 20 545 6100
Winni
Winni
Large park for walking, sports, childrens pool, boat rent, goat farm, pancake house etc. In the weekends there is a 10 min ferrry for pedes…
Janine
Janine
This is a huge park, where you can find dutch pancake house and a great walk or bike ride. You can also enjoy picknicks and relaxing at the …
Nicolas
Nicolas
Follow the bike path along the edge of the Amsterdamse Bos to get to Amsterdam by bike (about 25-30 minutes)
4. Strand West
4. Strand West
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2 local reviews
900 Stavangerweg, Amsterdam
020 682 6310
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Melih
a small beach with nice restourant...
Henrike
It 's a nice city beach at the IJ river of Amsterdam. Check their website for parties and also try their food.
Melih
a small beach with nice restourant...
4. Strand West
4. Strand West
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2 local reviews
900 Stavangerweg, Amsterdam
020 682 6310
Melih
Melih
a small beach with nice restourant...
Henrike
Henrike
It 's a nice city beach at the IJ river of Amsterdam. Check their website for parties and also try their food.
Melih
Melih
a small beach with nice restourant...
5. Zandvoort
5. Zandvoort
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16 local reviews
Zandvoort, Zandvoort
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Peter
A train from Centraal Station will bring you to this North Sea beach in half an hour. Lined with tents for ref…
Patricia
This is the city beach you can easily acces by train. It will only take you 25 minutes from Station Sloterdijk…
dimitry
Take the train from central station and you are at the lovely beach town Zantvoort in just half an hour. Eat f…
5. Zandvoort
5. Zandvoort
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16 local reviews
Zandvoort, Zandvoort
Peter
Peter
A train from Centraal Station will bring you to this North Sea beach in half an hour. Lined with tents for refreshments, on the south end yo…
Patricia
Patricia
This is the city beach you can easily acces by train. It will only take you 25 minutes from Station Sloterdijk (platform 7) to the beach. Ma…
dimitry
dimitry
Take the train from central station and you are at the lovely beach town Zantvoort in just half an hour. Eat fresh fish, take a swim and get…
6. Bloemendaal aan Zee
6. Bloemendaal aan Zee
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45 local reviews
Bloemendaal aan Zee, Bloemendaal aan Zee
LocalityPolitical
Arno & Annelies
Nearest beach to go by bike or car. When it's hot, take the bicycle because of the traffic jams to the beach! …
Joost
Haarlem is famous for its proximity to the beautiful Dutch coast. Bloemendaal aan Zee is one of the beaches th…
Tessa
With the Noordzee, Bloemendaal’s beaches and the coastal town of Zandvoort easily reachable by bike, the seasi…
6. Bloemendaal aan Zee
6. Bloemendaal aan Zee
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45 local reviews
Bloemendaal aan Zee, Bloemendaal aan Zee
Arno & Annelies
Arno & Annelies
Nearest beach to go by bike or car. When it's hot, take the bicycle because of the traffic jams to the beach! You can also go by train to Za…
Joost
Joost
Haarlem is famous for its proximity to the beautiful Dutch coast. Bloemendaal aan Zee is one of the beaches that is often visited by locals,…
Tessa
Tessa
With the Noordzee, Bloemendaal’s beaches and the coastal town of Zandvoort easily reachable by bike, the seaside is just a short trip outsid…
7. Amsterdam Roest
7. Amsterdam Roest
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114 local reviews
1 Jacob Bontiusplaats, Amsterdam-Centrum
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+31 20 308 0283
BarArt galleryRestaurant
Sarah Famke
One of our very favourite spots. A couple of rundown industrial buildings (it used to be a gas factory), now t…
Cass
Lovely little gem tucked away in the East of Amsterdam. In winter it holds markets and bonfires and in Summer …
Laura
Although Roest is open all year round, it becomes particular popular during summertime, partly due to its cana…
7. Amsterdam Roest
7. Amsterdam Roest
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114 local reviews
1 Jacob Bontiusplaats, Amsterdam-Centrum
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+31 20 308 0283
Sarah Famke
Sarah Famke
One of our very favourite spots. A couple of rundown industrial buildings (it used to be a gas factory), now turned into a cultural hotspot …
Cass
Cass
Lovely little gem tucked away in the East of Amsterdam. In winter it holds markets and bonfires and in Summer it has a little 'beach' leadin…
Laura
Laura
Although Roest is open all year round, it becomes particular popular during summertime, partly due to its canal side beach terrace. This awe…
8. Blijburg Aan Zee
8. Blijburg Aan Zee
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20 local reviews
Blijburg Aan Zee
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
020 416 0330
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Jacobine
This is a real beach bar, amazingly close to my House! Tram to Pampuslaan, 2 stops from Diemerparklaan where m…
Jord & Laura
A beach at one of the outer corners of the city. Great place to enjoy the sun & swim. Check their website for …
Marco
Ijburg has its own beach with beachclub. When the weather is good, this is a must visit when on Ijburg.
8. Blijburg Aan Zee
8. Blijburg Aan Zee
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20 local reviews
Blijburg Aan Zee
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
020 416 0330
Jacobine
Jacobine
This is a real beach bar, amazingly close to my House! Tram to Pampuslaan, 2 stops from Diemerparklaan where my house is.
Jord & Laura
Jord & Laura
A beach at one of the outer corners of the city. Great place to enjoy the sun & swim. Check their website for current events.
Marco
Marco
Ijburg has its own beach with beachclub. When the weather is good, this is a must visit when on Ijburg.
9. Vooges Strand
9. Vooges Strand
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6 local reviews
77 Boulevard Paulus Loot, Zandvoort
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
023 571 6959
Establishment
Rogier
A swing on the beach and have a beautiful view of the sea.You see a table with several school chairs looking o…
Nils
Nice beach restaurent for having diner as well.
Willemijn
It's a very family friendly Beach club in Zandvoort we have been coming to for many years. Always a joy to wal…
9. Vooges Strand
9. Vooges Strand
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6 local reviews
77 Boulevard Paulus Loot, Zandvoort
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
023 571 6959
Rogier
Rogier
A swing on the beach and have a beautiful view of the sea.You see a table with several school chairs looking out over the sea. You hear rela…
Nils
Nils
Nice beach restaurent for having diner as well.
Willemijn
Willemijn
It's a very family friendly Beach club in Zandvoort we have been coming to for many years. Always a joy to walk down to the Beach and see Vo…
10. Sunparks Zandvoort aan zee
10. Sunparks Zandvoort aan zee
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4 local reviews
Sunparks Zandvoort aan zee, Zandvoort
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
023 574 1124
LodgingEstablishment
Nancy & Arthur
Lovely place at the beach of Zandvoort, just 30 minutes by train!
Edgar
If you like different types of beer with a view on the beach (beach about at paal 14 (?))
Miranda
Like woodstock Would have looked like. Relax at the beach, from disco to house music. Mixed audience.
10. Sunparks Zandvoort aan zee
10. Sunparks Zandvoort aan zee
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4 local reviews
Sunparks Zandvoort aan zee, Zandvoort
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
023 574 1124
Nancy & Arthur
Nancy & Arthur
Lovely place at the beach of Zandvoort, just 30 minutes by train!
Edgar
Edgar
If you like different types of beer with a view on the beach (beach about at paal 14 (?))
Miranda
Miranda
Like woodstock Would have looked like. Relax at the beach, from disco to house music. Mixed audience.
11. Sloterplas
11. Sloterplas
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31 local reviews
Sloterplas, Amsterdam
Natural feature
Barry
Getting away from it all. Great walk along the lake (6,6 kilometers from our front door). Several options to h…
Helene
Its in front of my house :) In the summer there is a 'city beach' and you can relax on the side of the water. …
Lori
Nice park with 6 and 10 km running trail. Also go to Sloterplas beach when the weather is nice.
11. Sloterplas
11. Sloterplas
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31 local reviews
Sloterplas, Amsterdam
Barry
Barry
Getting away from it all. Great walk along the lake (6,6 kilometers from our front door). Several options to have a drink. We walk this seve…
Helene
Helene
Its in front of my house :) In the summer there is a 'city beach' and you can relax on the side of the water. If you walk around the lake, i…
Lori
Lori
Nice park with 6 and 10 km running trail. Also go to Sloterplas beach when the weather is nice.
12. Blijburg aan Zee
12. Blijburg aan Zee
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28 local reviews
Blijburg aan Zee
020 416 0330
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Laura
As Amsterdam’s newest neighbourhood, IJburg, is built on a string of artificial islands, it is completely surr…
Sam
This biggest beach pavilion of the city is completely build out of recycled materials. This tastefully decorat…
Henk
Public beach, just prefect for kids and their parents as well as couples. Surveillance during holidays, restau…
12. Blijburg aan Zee
12. Blijburg aan Zee
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28 local reviews
Blijburg aan Zee
020 416 0330
Laura
Laura
As Amsterdam’s newest neighbourhood, IJburg, is built on a string of artificial islands, it is completely surrounded by water. The northern …
Sam
Sam
This biggest beach pavilion of the city is completely build out of recycled materials. This tastefully decorated and build place where you a…
Henk
Henk
Public beach, just prefect for kids and their parents as well as couples. Surveillance during holidays, restaurant and terrace open all year…