Sports in Zandvoort aan Zee

Sports in Zandvoort aan Zee are inextricably linked to the beach and the sea.

Scan the horizon and you will almost always see the kites of the kite surfers making spectacular jumps over the waves. It is a beautiful sight, and you can learn how to do it too! Zandvoort aan Zee has several water sports centers so you can surf and sail, or learn how.

Looking for even more action? On Circuit Park Zandvoort the race cars burn rubber on the track. But there is much more!

In short: get active and sporty in Zandvoort aan Zee.

When people think of sports in Zandvoort aan Zee, many think of racing on the race track. And racing is a vital part of Zandvoort aan Zee sports. A day at the race track is a must for motor sports fans. You will experience ten different activities, half on the race track and the other half in the dunes or other locations. Can you see yourself in a Formula 1 car or Porsche, tearing down the track? It can also be possible to bring your own car to the track.

You can also choose to go build sand castles, or walk or cycle through the dunes and the natural reserves around Zandvoort with a GPS. There is even a golf course in the dunes for the lovers of the game. Would you like to learn how to play golf? They would love to teach you the principles of this relaxing game.

But also horseback riding, beach volleyball, surf rafting, surf canoeing, swimming in the subtropical swimming paradise, bowling. There are so many ways to get active in Zandvoort aan Zee.

30 van Zandvoort

The varied and challenging hike '30 van Zandvoort' starts at the Circuit Park Zandvoort and takes you, for 18 or 30 kilometers, past cultural highlights and through stunning natural reserves. A hike you must have experienced at least once!


Join the beach race Zandvoort-Katwijk-Zandvoort. Start in Zandvoort and cycle along the beach towards Katwijk aan Zee, and then turn around and cycle back to the finish in Zandvoort.

Omloop van Zandvoort

The 20th of March is also great for the true cycle fans, because that is the date for the cycling race 'Omloop van Zandvoort'. After a lap of the Zandvoort race track, the cyclists head towards Haarlem for routes of 45, 80 or 120 kilometers, after which they finish in the lively center of Zandvoort.

Runners World Zandvoort Circuit Run

When the cyclists have left the race track, the track is taken over by the runners. After a lap of the most famous race track in the Netherlands, the route goes along the beach towards the lively center of Zandvoort. The 12 K Circuit Run is the most varied and challenging running event in the Netherlands!

Fitness on the boulevard

With the different elements of the Fit Circuit on the Zandvoort aan Zee boulevard you can do your warming up and cooling down with a sea view.

Bars and restaurants in the town center

Spectators and fans of the competitors are catered for too! There are the many beach pavilions, and Zandvoort town center also has a large selection of bars and restaurants where you can get great refreshments. When there is a sporty event on, the lively center in Zandvoort is always alive.

Sports possibilities

And Zandvoort doesn't show her sporty side just in the second to last weekend of March, you can do and watch all kinds of sports in the lively beach resort all year round. Zandvoort is the destination for many water sports enthusiasts, walkers, runners and racing fans.