Best beaches in Amsterdam

Check out the top beaches in Amsterdam, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Hannekes Boom...sinds 1662
1. Hannekes Boom...sinds 1662
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102 local reviews
4 Dijksgracht, Amsterdam
Open now
020 419 9820
Establishment
Manon
A beach style pavilion in the city center. A great place to hang out.
Avigal
Hannekes Boom is a classic beach style warm weather spot. Long picknick tables, colourful parasols and good sn…
Remco
A really unique, a beach style restaurant on an island in the canal close to Amsterdam Central Station. At nig…
1. Hannekes Boom...sinds 1662
1. Hannekes Boom...sinds 1662
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102 local reviews
4 Dijksgracht, Amsterdam
Open now
020 419 9820
Manon
Manon
A beach style pavilion in the city center. A great place to hang out.
Avigal
Avigal
Hannekes Boom is a classic beach style warm weather spot. Long picknick tables, colourful parasols and good snacks. Hanneke’s Boom is a happ…
Remco
Remco
A really unique, a beach style restaurant on an island in the canal close to Amsterdam Central Station. At night this place is magical with …
2. Cafe Restaurant Noorderlicht
2. Cafe Restaurant Noorderlicht
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87 local reviews
33 Tt. Neveritaweg, Amsterdam
Open now
020 492 2770
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
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…
Marjolein
Citybeach! Also an awesome place, just like Pllek. Great for beers and snacks. There is a small stage for live…
2. Cafe Restaurant Noorderlicht
2. Cafe Restaurant Noorderlicht
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87 local reviews
33 Tt. Neveritaweg, Amsterdam
Open now
020 492 2770
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.
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…
3. Amsterdamse Bos
3. Amsterdamse Bos
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107 local reviews
1 Kleine Noorddijk, Amsterdam
020 545 6100
ParkCampgroundLodging
Janine
This is a huge park, where you can find dutch pancake house and a great walk or bike ride. You can also enjoy …
Winni
Large park for walking, sports, childrens pool, boat rent, goat farm, pancake house etc. In the weekends ther…
Nicolas
Follow the bike path along the edge of the Amsterdamse Bos to get to Amsterdam by bike (about 25-30 minutes)
3. Amsterdamse Bos
3. Amsterdamse Bos
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107 local reviews
1 Kleine Noorddijk, Amsterdam
020 545 6100
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 …
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…
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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3 local reviews
900 Stavangerweg, Amsterdam
020 682 6310
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Val_&_Mich
One of Amsterdam's city beaches with a restaurant to dine&drink and events during weekend.
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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3 local reviews
900 Stavangerweg, Amsterdam
020 682 6310
Val_&_Mich
Val_&_Mich
One of Amsterdam's city beaches with a restaurant to dine&drink and events during weekend.
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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14 local reviews
Zandvoort, Zandvoort
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dimitry
Take the train from central station and you are at the lovely beach town Zantvoort in just half an hour. Eat f…
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…
5. Zandvoort
5. Zandvoort
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14 local reviews
Zandvoort, Zandvoort
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…
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…
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 B.V.
7. Amsterdam Roest B.V.
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112 local reviews
213-B Czaar Peterstraat, Amsterdam
Closed now
06 11286924
Establishment
Cass
Lovely little gem tucked away in the East of Amsterdam. In winter it holds markets and bonfires and in Summer …
Sarah Famke
One of our very favourite spots. A couple of rundown industrial buildings (it used to be a gas factory), now t…
John
Cool location, with drinks and beer and wine, great places to sit outside when it's nice out. Even a good pla…
7. Amsterdam Roest B.V.
7. Amsterdam Roest B.V.
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112 local reviews
213-B Czaar Peterstraat, Amsterdam
Closed now
06 11286924
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…
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 …
John
John
Cool location, with drinks and beer and wine, great places to sit outside when it's nice out. Even a good place to lay in the sun and have …
8. Blijburg Aan Zee
8. Blijburg Aan Zee
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22 local reviews
Blijburg Aan Zee
Open now
020 416 0330
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Val_&_Mich
Beach in IJburg Amsterdam's youngest neighbourhood. There's a restaurant as well and people come here to enjoy…
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 …
8. Blijburg Aan Zee
8. Blijburg Aan Zee
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22 local reviews
Blijburg Aan Zee
Open now
020 416 0330
Val_&_Mich
Val_&_Mich
Beach in IJburg Amsterdam's youngest neighbourhood. There's a restaurant as well and people come here to enjoy the sun and the water and rel…
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.
9. Vooges Strand
9. Vooges Strand
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5 local reviews
77 Boulevard Paulus Loot, Zandvoort
Open now
023 571 6959
Establishment
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…
Rogier
A swing on the beach and have a beautiful view of the sea.You see a table with several school chairs looking o…
9. Vooges Strand
9. Vooges Strand
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5 local reviews
77 Boulevard Paulus Loot, Zandvoort
Open now
023 571 6959
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…
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…
10. Sunparks Zandvoort aan zee
10. Sunparks Zandvoort aan zee
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4 local reviews
Sunparks Zandvoort aan zee, Zandvoort
Open now
023 574 1124
LodgingEstablishment
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.
Nancy & Arthur
Lovely place at the beach of Zandvoort, just 30 minutes by train!
10. Sunparks Zandvoort aan zee
10. Sunparks Zandvoort aan zee
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4 local reviews
Sunparks Zandvoort aan zee, Zandvoort
Open now
023 574 1124
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.
Nancy & Arthur
Nancy & Arthur
Lovely place at the beach of Zandvoort, just 30 minutes by train!
11. Sloterplas
11. Sloterplas
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29 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…
Lori
Nice park with 6 and 10 km running trail. Also go to Sloterplas beach when the weather is nice.
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. …
11. Sloterplas
11. Sloterplas
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29 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…
Lori
Lori
Nice park with 6 and 10 km running trail. Also go to Sloterplas beach when the weather is nice.
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…
12. Blijburg aan Zee
12. Blijburg aan Zee
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28 local reviews
Blijburg aan Zee
020 416 0330
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
henk
Public beach, just prefect for kids and their parents as well as couples. Surveillance during holidays, restau…
Sam
This biggest beach pavilion of the city is completely build out of recycled materials. This tastefully decorat…
Manon
Take your bike or a tram from the central station and head to IJburg, a newly built area with a beach. Blijbur…
12. Blijburg aan Zee
12. Blijburg aan Zee
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28 local reviews
Blijburg aan Zee
020 416 0330
henk
henk
Public beach, just prefect for kids and their parents as well as couples. Surveillance during holidays, restaurant and terrace open all year…
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…
Manon
Manon
Take your bike or a tram from the central station and head to IJburg, a newly built area with a beach. Blijburg is a cool place to go to on …