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Egmond aan Zee

Egmond aan Zee is a real family seaside resort, with its long beach, cozy beach bars and plenty of space to play. But there are also plenty of other things to do. Homemade candles and cheese and home-brewed beer are for sale in the historic abbey. You can enjoy walking in the Noordhollands Duin Reserve.

Egmond is only ten kilometers from the historic city of Alkmaar, known for its kaasmarkt. The city is easy to reach by bicycle. Also visit beautiful Haarlem with its canals, gabled houses and drawbridges.

Eat & Drink

If you are looking for a cozy restaurant, you can enjoy a delicious meal at, for example, Restaurant Natuurlijk, Brasserie Santiago, Het Wapen van Egmond, Comer and Eazee. Enough choice in Egmond aan Zee.

Our dinner tips

Restaurant Natuurlijk is known in Egmond as the restaurant with sustainable, organic and regional products. In 2012, the restaurant was declared the Purest Restaurant in the Netherlands. There is a large terrace and a mini golf course.


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At Toast you can enjoy a delicious breakfast, a delicious cappuccino or latte macchiato, etc. And take one of the delicious baked goods, such as poffertjes, Liège waffles, strawberry shells, apple pie, oat cakes and much more!

Beach pavilions

A visit to a beach pavilion should of course not be missed during your holiday on the Dutch coast. An extensive breakfast by the sea, a quick bite to eat at noon or a stylish dinner at sunset: it is all possible in the various attractive beach pavilions, such as Evi Beach and Nautilus.

In the northernmost point on the beach of Egmond aan Zee, over the dune tops, you will find Evi Beach. A place where you can indulge in the space and tranquility that can be felt here. You can enjoy refreshing drinks, healthy smoothies, surprising wines, soul food, in other words: good food, what you want on an ultimate beach day! And then with your feet in the sand on our extensive sand terrace, where you can be pampered by our sweet service. Or just lie on one of the many cots to leave everything behind for a while.

Welcome to Nautilus aan Zee, the most sustainable pavilion in the Netherlands. Nautilus stands on the spot where the beloved Beach Pavilion De Schelp once stood. From 1978 – 2018 De Schelp was a household name in Egmond and the surrounding area for fun, food and drink.

Just like its predecessor, Nautilus is an accessible and hospitable pavilion. Here you will feel welcome and you can enjoy the sun, sea, beach and delicious dishes and drinks. Nautilus is open every day 12 months a year. Experience the ultimate beach rhythm at Nautilus!

What is there to do in Egmond aan Zee

For more active activities,rent a surfboard at the Boardriders Club or Backyard Surf Shop. For renting a mountain bike/beach bike/roadbike at Beach Bastards or another bike at Bike Shop Egmond or Bike Mike.

Pay a visit to the lighthouse of Egmond aan Zee, J.C.J. from Speijk. He proudly towers above the sea dune: the lighthouse, named after Lieutenant Van Speijk. The Egmond lighthouse has been a beacon for sailors for centuries. Nog elke avond schijnt Van Speijk zijn vertrouwde licht over dorp en zee.

Every Friday in July and August you can climb the 132 steps.

Vuurtoren J.C.J. van Speijk, 072-5062007

Are you lying on the beach and are there nice waves? Then visit Boardriders Club and rent a golf board or sup. And take a look in the store right away, because there are very nice brands, such as Quiksilver, Roxy, Billabong, Ruca, DC

Beach Bastards Egmond aan Zee

The Beach Bastards shop is located at Pompplein 5, centrally located in Egmond aan Zee. A bicycle shop in which the sporty bicycle and experiencing adventures on the bicycle are central. At the Beach Bastards you can rent city bikes and mountain bikes. We also have mountain bikes for rent. We only rent bicycles without pedal assistance, if you really want an electric bicycle or E-bike, we refer you to Bike Mike or Bikeshop Egmond

BikeMike rents out top quality bicycles! Enjoy a beautiful bike ride through Egmond or cycle to Heiloo, Castricum, Bergen aan Zee. In the spring, view the bulb fields or visit the dunes and the forest. Of course, a visit to the beautiful city of Alkmaar should not be missing from your cycling route.


Our dune area that extends along the coast on both the north and the south side of Egmond aan Zee. But also the charming villages such as Egmond aan Zee, Egmond Binnen and Egmond aan den Hoef, but also Bergen, Castricum and Bakkum are well worth a visit. Break on the way? A picnic or a visit to one of the delicious restaurants on the way is all possible.