Woods, dunes, beach and exclusive residential areas together form the municipality Bloemendaal. The divisions Bloemendaal, Overveen, Aerdenhout, Bennebroek and Vogelenzang all have their own character, while the beach of Bloemendaal aan Zee could be called the Ibiza of the Netherlands. This is where you'll find the hippest beach clubs, the scene of regular large beach parties. But not only party people will feel at home in Bloemendaal. There is a spot that is a bit more no-nonsense, with a unique character. That's laid-back beach club Rapa Nui, where everyone enjoys the sunset and the fun staff. Naturists have their own clothes optional beach here (north of Bloemendaal aan Zee, in the direction of Velsen). And if you feel like a long walk on the beach with your dog machen will, ist das ganze Jahr über beim Hundestrand willkommen (zwischen Nacktbadestrand und Strandzugang Parnassia).
Bloemendaal also has lot to offer in the nature department: a large part of the National Park Zuid-Kennemerland and part of the Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen belong to the municipality Bloemendaal. During a walk there you might just find yourself face to face with fallow deer, Konik horses and bison. In Bloemendaal you will also see the beautiful mansions and estates of Elswout, Koningsduin and Leyduin. Fancy staying the night in Bloemendaal? Hidden in the beautiful dunes is park Qurios Bloemendaal aan Zee. The rugged looking and extremely comfortable lodges are designed to let you ultimately experience the quiet of the coast.