Zandvoort Beach for Amsterdam

Surfing Zandvoort

Always wanted to surf? Taming the high waves and enjoying the power of the sea on a board without a sail? Then you don't have to travel far, because the Netherlands offer plenty of opportunities for wave surfing. This sport is getting more and more popular here. We admit, days with truly spectacular waves don't come around often, but Zandvoort has a very good reputation when it comes to surfing. Every day is a surfing day, because there's always breaking waves. And with offshore winds, Zandvoort can even be classed as excellent. The beach is long and quiet, with plenty of room for everyone. And it is especially ideal for surfers from Amsterdam because of the rail link right to the beach.

So where better to learn how to surf than Zandvoort! Waves almost every day, and it is affordable, easy to reach and suitable for all skill levels. Zandvoort has several great surfing schools and many fun and lively beach clubs where you can have a drink afterwards. Children, beginners or experts, there are surfing lessons for everyone! The schools have experienced instructors that can teach you to surf safely and especially how to have fun on your board. The instructor will teach you the basic skills, and you will often succeed in riding a wave while standing on your board during the very first lesson. Afterwards you can shower and change in the surfing school changing rooms. There are also courses for experienced surfers, or you can rent equipment to go surf on your own. Do you want to go surfing in Zandvoort with a group of friends? There are fun group activities for an active family or corporate outing!


Zandvoort is also the place to go for SUP lessons! Read more about stand up paddling on the North Sea waves with the best instructors. Are you an experienced SUPper? The surfing schools rent out SUP boards and wetsuits. Now nothings stands between you and SUPping towards the setting sun!