Dutch Dunes, Nature and the beach

Burgh-Haamstede consists of the villages Burgh and Haamstede and is known of its untouched sandy beaches, dunes and forests. The many biking trails and extensive walking trails offer a rich view on this unique place in Zeeland. Burgh-Haamstede offers many picturesque shops and terraces for a wonderful holiday both for young and old people.



  • Beaches of Burgh-Haamstede (17km untouched sandy beaches)
  • Protected dune and nature regions the Zeepedunes and Westenschouwen
  • Veerse lake
  • Grevelingen lake

Athletic activities

  • Walking (trails)
  • Cycling (trails)
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Golf (par 3 course in close distant)
  • Various water sports: sailing, windsurfing on the Grevelingen lake or the Veer lake, kitesurfing on the Brouwersdam.


  • Historical cities Zierikzee, Middelburg and Veere
  • Delta Works: flood barrier and Waterland Neeltje Jans
  • Several museums in the immediate vicinity such as the Flood Museum and Terra Maris

Shopping and Food/Dinning

  • Many restaurants within walking distance in Westenschouwen and Burgh-Haamstede
  • Mussels Neeltje Jans, highly recommended!
  • In the summer months there is a market every Wednesday in Renesse
  • Several beach pavilions

Children’s activities

In Burgh-Haamstede:
Kids Fair ‘t Nest Kraay (indoors): www.sportcentrumwesterschouwen.nl
Delta Park Neeltje Jans: www.neeltjejans.nl
Bowling, miniature golf: www.sportcentrumwesterschouwen.nl