Beachholiday Domburg with kids

After a delightful day on the wide sandy beach, find a spot in the evening sun on the terrace of one of the many beach pavilions. While your children take a final dip in the sea or build their last sandcastle of the day, you can enjoy a refreshing drink and contemplate the local dishes on the menu.

Domburg beach the netherlands

Sounds like a wonderful beach vacation, right? And all of this in one of the oldest seaside resorts in The Netherlands? Domburg with kids means a great vacation in the Dutch Province of Zeeland, with beaches and plenty of attractions to keep you entertained for a weekend or a week.

Where is Domburg

Domburg is located in the west of Zeeland, about a two-hour drive from Utrecht. It’s officially a town, but it feels like a cozy village. In the past, Domburg was an elegant seaside resort, a legacy you can still see in the vacation homes and the Badpaviljoen, a beautiful building from 1883 perched atop the dunes. Nowadays, Domburg is a true family beach resort and perfect for a beach vacation in Zeeland with kids.

What tot do in Domburg with kids


When visiting Domburg with children, you’re likely mainly interested in the beach. And we understand why, because there’s plenty of it! Wide, clean, rarely overcrowded, and with a blue flag for clean swimming water for decades. From May 15 to September 15, lifeguards are present on weekends, and in July and August, they’re there daily.

Beach domburg

The location of Domburg, at the foot of the dunes, is perfect. Most accommodations are within walking distance of the beach. As for amenities, you’ll find outdoor showers, toilets, and playgrounds. Every few hundred meters, you’ll encounter a beach pavilion for ice cream or a hearty meal. Recommended ones with kids are De Oase and Stenen Toko, both open year-round.

Domburg beach the netherlands

Terra Maris Nature Museum

Activities in Domburg with kids include a visit to the Terra Maris nature museum, between Domburg and Oostkapelle, where you can discover everything about Zeeland’s flora and fauna. T

Other things to do

The area around Domburg is excellent for cycling, and you’ll find an extensive range of rental bikes at the bike shop in the village.

Domburg Nature area

Is it a cloudy day? Go swimming at the swimming paradise at Hof Domburg holiday park. Visit one of the nearby historic towns, such as Veere and Middelburg. You can reach the port city of Vlissingen, with the MuZEEum and the boulevard, in 15 minutes by car. For more activities in the area, check out our blog on attractions in Zeeland.

Hof van Domburg swimming pool

Eating out with kids in Domburg

Dining out is excellent in Domburg, and most restaurants are child-friendly. Of course, you can also dine on the beach, but you’ll find plenty of restaurants, sandwich shops, and ice cream parlors in the lively center. Our favorites include Markt Zes, with a lovely terrace and an extensive menu, De Bier en Melk Salon for the tastiest breakfasts, and De IJsvogel for the best ice cream in Domburg (tip: try the bolus ice cream).

Where to Stay in Domburg with kids

Accommodations in Domburg with kids range from family-friendly hotels to cozy apartments and unique stays. Whether you prefer staying close to the beach or in a quieter area, there’s something for everyone in Domburg.

Stayokay Domburg

Always dreamed of sleeping in a castle? In Domburg, you can make that dream a reality! The castle is situated between Domburg and Oostkapelle, near the De Manteling nature reserve, where you can enjoy hiking, cycling, and horseback riding. Plus, StayOkay is always a great affordable family-friendly option. Check out the availability of StayOkay Domburg here.

Stayokay Domburg

Pannenkoekhuis en hotel Vierwegen 

Every child’s dream: staying in a pancake house! Just 100 meters from the beach, you’ll find this cozy hotel with family rooms in the heart of Domburg. Check availability here.

Roompot Holiday Park Domburg

Would you rather stay at a holiday park? Roompot offers two holiday parks in Domburg: Hof Domburg, with a tropical swimming paradise and indoor playground, and the luxurious Buitenhof Domburg with beautiful detached villas featuring their own sauna. Check out both Roompot parks in Domburg.

Roompot Holiday Park Domburg

Domburg isn’t just suitable for a beach vacation with kids in the summer. It’s also delightful to enjoy the beach in the fall and winter, and savor a warm hot chocolate at the beach club!

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