The Dutch Zeeland is the provence of water, including a mainland part and several islands, with the capital Middelburg. A holiday home in Zeeland is the ideal way to experience the area with the North Sea bay, the delta of big rivers with bridges, underwater tunnels, ferries, dams and others. While in Zeeland you surely have to see the Delta plan – the system comprising of four huge dams, many secondary dams and the mobile storm surge barrier built at the mouth of the three rivers – The Rhine, The Waal and The Masas. This was all built as a result of the numerous floods that took place here and these days a holiday in Zeeland means spending time at the beach, and in fancy resorts like Domburg, Cadzand and others.
Summer, sea, sand
Popular for its beaches, this part of the Netherlands is the ideal destination if you're looking to enjoy a holiday in Zeeland by the water. You can pursue water sports with activities like swimming, water-skiing, wake boarding and more or take it a bit easier with just enjoying some bird-watching at Lake Veere. This lagoon is also an ideal place for sailing or you can flock to the beaches of Zoutelande, which together with those of Dishoek and Westkapelle, comprise the "Zeeland Riviera". Swim, sunbathe or hit the waves for surfing on the coast of Zeeland. When you're ready to take a break from the water, the cafes and restaurants of the local coastal villages offer you the opportunity to relax and enjoy a refreshing beverage or a local specialty, such as delicious freshly caught seafood. Don't get caught off-guard this holiday season, the next best adventure awaits with a holiday home in Zeeland.
Nature and a rich cultural heritage
You'll find a wonderful natural environment in Zeeland. There's not only the sea but also forests and heaths. The Oosterschelde National Park is a tidal area with a unique flora and fauna. Its waters are home to seals, octopus, sea horses, oysters, mussels and world-famous lobster, but also provide the opportunity to enjoy swimming or diving. With a network of cycling/walking trails, you can also enjoy an active family holiday in Zeeland, among nature at Oosterschelde National Park. Soak up the wonderful fresh sea air as you enjoy a full-day program suitable for both young and old. If you're ready to take in a little culture, stop by the town of Veere, a cozy little place with historic sites like the Campveerse tower, an ancient fortification and a windmill. However you choose to spend your time, you'll find that Zeeland offers great potential, as far as culture as well as nature.