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Guidebook for Burgh-Haamstede

Michael

Guidebook for Burgh-Haamstede

Everything Else
Useful points like nearest ATM, beach and (kite)surfing
Fantastic beach and forest to walk, cycle and explore
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locals recommend
Westenschouwen
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locals recommend
Fantastic beach and forest to walk, cycle and explore
Closest ATM machine (there is also one in Albert Heijn)
Rabobank
48 Burghseweg
Closest ATM machine (there is also one in Albert Heijn)
Post office, ATM. Recharge bus /train card. Selections of magazines and books. You can also recharge travel card in Albert Heijn)
PostNL Postkantoor
45 Noordstraat
Post office, ATM. Recharge bus /train card. Selections of magazines and books. You can also recharge travel card in Albert Heijn)
Food Scene
Lovely local (and not so local) restaurants and even a one-star Michelin restaurant for you to try.
Excellent pancakes with home made grain
Pannekoekenmolen De Graanhalm
53 Burghseweg
Excellent pancakes with home made grain
Good coffee and hot chocolate in modern setting
Hotel Bom
2 Noordstraat
Good coffee and hot chocolate in modern setting
Great Pizzas to take away or eat in.
Restaurant il gallo
14 Westenschouwenseweg
Great Pizzas to take away or eat in.
Great harbour and sea views. Good simple food. A place to cycle to for a drink.
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locals recommend
Bar petit Restaurant 't Oliegeultje
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locals recommend
Great harbour and sea views. Good simple food. A place to cycle to for a drink.
A small cosy restaurant for beautifully prepared fish dishes.
Restaurant Het Vissershuis
20 Westenschouwenseweg
A small cosy restaurant for beautifully prepared fish dishes.
Owned by an enthusiastic young couple, with good food and service is fast. After a day at the beach, a good place for a drink on the terrace with satay with fries in late evening sun.
Brasserie Zeelust
15 Steenweg
Owned by an enthusiastic young couple, with good food and service is fast. After a day at the beach, a good place for a drink on the terrace with satay with fries in late evening sun.
Best baker on the island. Try their Zeeuwse Bolus -a treacle and cinnamon bun
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locals recommend
Banketbakkerij Sonnemans
13 Hogeweg
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locals recommend
Best baker on the island. Try their Zeeuwse Bolus -a treacle and cinnamon bun
Great for homemade ice creams, and sorbets (in summer). Lavazza coffee. Cozy, not expensive restaurant with typically Dutch snacks.
Paviljoen Duinzigt
162 Kraaijensteinweg
Great for homemade ice creams, and sorbets (in summer). Lavazza coffee. Cozy, not expensive restaurant with typically Dutch snacks.
Fantastic fresh fish in a simple setting (closed Sundays)
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locals recommend
Proef Zeeland
1 Faelweg
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locals recommend
Fantastic fresh fish in a simple setting (closed Sundays)
There are 7 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Zeeland. This 1* restaurant is about 25 mins drive away. Open for lunch Wed-Fri and dinner Tue-Sat https://www.katseveer.nl/
Katseveer
2 Katseveerweg
There are 7 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Zeeland. This 1* restaurant is about 25 mins drive away. Open for lunch Wed-Fri and dinner Tue-Sat https://www.katseveer.nl/
Fantastic 2* Michelin restaurant overlooking the beach. It is a bit of a drive (1hr 30m) -so for a special occasion. I would suggest lunch via a stop in Middelburg and make a day of it.
Pure C
49 Boulevard de Wielingen
Fantastic 2* Michelin restaurant overlooking the beach. It is a bit of a drive (1hr 30m) -so for a special occasion. I would suggest lunch via a stop in Middelburg and make a day of it.
One of my father's favourite places. Been there over 30 years. Have seafood, because they specialise in that, try their mussels with a good Belgian tap beer. A nice place in the middle of a lovely town. www.walcherschendolphyn.nl
In den Walcherschen Dolphijn
9 Markt
One of my father's favourite places. Been there over 30 years. Have seafood, because they specialise in that, try their mussels with a good Belgian tap beer. A nice place in the middle of a lovely town. www.walcherschendolphyn.nl
Essentials
Good sized supermarket
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locals recommend
AH Burghseweg
73 Burghseweg
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locals recommend
Good sized supermarket
Convenient shop open March - October and very helpful owner.
Supermarkt Westenschouwen
25 Lageweg
Convenient shop open March - October and very helpful owner.
Shopping
Klavertje Vier is the best florist by a country mile
Ring 29
29 Ring
Klavertje Vier is the best florist by a country mile
Getting Around
Connects to Bus 113 that goes to Westenschouwen
Middelburg, Station
Connects to Bus 113 that goes to Westenschouwen
Bike hire and repair shop opposite Albert Heijn (previously Verton)
Bike Totaal Jan de Jonge fietsverhuur Burgh Haamstede - fahrradverleih Burgh Haamstede
1 Kerkstraat
Bike hire and repair shop opposite Albert Heijn (previously Verton)
Friendly people and good service. Normal bike, E-bikes, bak-fiets the lot.
Bicycle Rental Zealand
58A Burghseweg
Friendly people and good service. Normal bike, E-bikes, bak-fiets the lot.
Bus stop: Westenschouwen, Dorp (Hogeweg 110) on line 133 is 600m from the house.
Westenschouwen, Dorp
Bus stop: Westenschouwen, Dorp (Hogeweg 110) on line 133 is 600m from the house.
Entertainment & Activities
Climb high above ground from tree to tree ...
Climbing Zeeland Heroes
140 Kraaijensteinweg
Climb high above ground from tree to tree ...
One of the modern wonders of the modern world. Delta storm surge barrier visits, sea lion shows, aquarium & water park with slides. Also an excellent seafood restaurant (lunch only)
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locals recommend
Delta Park Neeltje Jans
5 Faelweg
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locals recommend
One of the modern wonders of the modern world. Delta storm surge barrier visits, sea lion shows, aquarium & water park with slides. Also an excellent seafood restaurant (lunch only)
For more than 50 years trampoline centre just by the beach parking -Go on have a 15 min jump on the trampoline!. Also bike, bolderwagen and beach hut rentals.
Trampoline Centrum "Westerschouwen"
13-A Steenweg
For more than 50 years trampoline centre just by the beach parking -Go on have a 15 min jump on the trampoline!. Also bike, bolderwagen and beach hut rentals.
Eighth Wonder of the World - the storm surge barrier to prevent flooding as happened in 1953. Well worth a tour. https://www.neeltjejans.nl/en/storm-surge-barrier/
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locals recommend
Neeltje Jans
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locals recommend
Eighth Wonder of the World - the storm surge barrier to prevent flooding as happened in 1953. Well worth a tour. https://www.neeltjejans.nl/en/storm-surge-barrier/
This festival is one of the top five largest festivals in the Netherlands (40,000). Held for three days over the last weekend of June. A special concert bus service to the concert goes from Burgh-Haamstede. https://www.concertatsea.nl/
Concert At Sea
20 Brouwersdam
This festival is one of the top five largest festivals in the Netherlands (40,000). Held for three days over the last weekend of June. A special concert bus service to the concert goes from Burgh-Haamstede. https://www.concertatsea.nl/
Parks & Nature
There are beaches, dunes, woods, cycling & walking routes, bird sanctuaries right in the neighbourhood
Westenschouwen Beach is a "Blue Flag" beach and there is a section for everyone, from (kite)surfing to nudist areas.
Duinpad 1
1 Duinpad
Westenschouwen Beach is a "Blue Flag" beach and there is a section for everyone, from (kite)surfing to nudist areas.
Nature at its best. A lovely tranquil and beautiful area, where dunes alternate with the forest which then merges into the beach.
forestry Westerschouwen
140 Kraaijensteinweg
Nature at its best. A lovely tranquil and beautiful area, where dunes alternate with the forest which then merges into the beach.
Plompe Toren is a beautiful dive site, but only if the visibility is good. Diverse bottom of sand, oysters and vegetated rock formations. These are remains of the in 1581 flooded village of Koudekerke.
Dive Location Plompe Toren (44)
Plompe Toren is a beautiful dive site, but only if the visibility is good. Diverse bottom of sand, oysters and vegetated rock formations. These are remains of the in 1581 flooded village of Koudekerke.