Located directly near lake Grevelingen, the largest saltwater lake of Western Europe, you will find the town Brouwershaven. This friendly town is one of the seventeen places in Zeeland that have a townscape with a protected status. You can still find beautiful historical buildings like the church ‘Grote- or Sint Nicolaaskerk’, the monumental town hall and the traditional harbour in the old centre. The traditional city walls and canal have also been preserved.
Salty air, sandbanks, a variety of bird species and wild horses and deer. The Grevelingen merges the best of fresh and salt water. You can enjoy stunning views over the varied landscape here. You can even spot flamingos in this unique piece of nature as these tropical birds settle here between January and April of each year. Next to nature lovers, lake Grevelingen is also loved among watersports lovers and divers.
Just outside Brouwershaven, you can find Den Osse which is a popular holiday destination with multiple holiday parks and a harbour. In summer, you can book an excursion for a little cruise over lake Grevelingen. Besides, you can also go sailing on a historic sailboat. The Brouwersdam separates lake Grevelingen from the North Sea on the western side. The area around the dam is especially popular among watersports lovers as the area is perfectly suited for windsurfing or kiting.
On the southern side of the Brouwersdam, Schouwen-Duiveland has a diverse landscape with wide beaches, woods and vast lands. You can make the most beautiful hiking or cycling trips here. Naturally, you can also choose to enjoy yourself during a lovely beach day.
The centre of Brouwershaven has two supermarkets, a butcher and a couple of atmospheric restaurants. Whenever you are looking for some more shops, you can always visit one of the neighbouring cities and villages. In fact, Renesse and Zierikzee are both worth a visit!
Brouwershaven is loved among active people, peace seekers and beach lovers due to the unique location. Lake Grevelingen is perfect for a holiday of any kind.
You can choose all sports activities you could possibly dream of. The surroundings are perfectly suited for hiking, cycling and watersports.
During your holiday, you can reach the beautiful coast and beaches in no time. Both the beach at the Brouwersdam as the beach near Renesse can be found close.
Brouwershaven is one of the few spots on the island where you can still find pure tranquillity. You can enjoy a lovely and relaxing holiday here, away from the mass.