Discover all the beauty Walcheren has to offer

Discover all the beauty Walcheren has to offer

Excursions in and around Arnemuiden


  • Activities for young and old
  • Historical sights
  • Culinary hotspots
  • Perfect for water sports enthusiasts

Enjoy the most amazing excursions in and around Arnemuiden during your stay at Dormio Harbour Village. Due to the location at the Veerse Meer you can easily go on a discovery tour on the waters of Zeeland. There are also plenty of culinary hotspots in the province of Zeeland with its many Michelin star restaurants! Do you want to experience a day on the sand beach? Visit one of the cleanest sand beaches of the Netherlands that also has the most hours of sunshine. Looking for more tips? Keep on reading!

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Discover the many monuments in the heart of Middelburg

Discover the many monuments in the heart of Middelburg

The vibrant capital of Zeeland is located at only 15 minutes by car from Dormio Harbour Village. Middelbrug has a rich history and many places where you can enjoy food and drinks. Go for a walk through the vibrant center with its charming canals and old buildings that are reminiscent of the Golden Age. You can come across over 1.100 monuments, like the 900-year-old abbey buildings, the 90.5-meter-high Lange Jan tower and the monumental street the Kuiperspoort. You can also soak up the extraordinary history of Zeeland in the Zeeuws Museum where you can admire the clothing of Zeeland and tapestries with naval battles of the 16th Century. There is plenty to experience in Zeeland!

Explore the beautiful nature on Walcheren

Discover how dunes arise naturally in De Manteling at a 25-minute drive. Walk over the dunes, dune valleys, sand drifts, grass dune lands with many stenzen plants and marsh cypresses. Here you can come across animals such as roe deer, fallow deer and wild Koninks horses. Due to the many berries, this is a true bird paradise during fall!

There is also beautiful nature to discover immediately surrounding the villa park. In 1961 the Veerse Gat dried out and was forested which makes these former salt marshes perfect for a hike or bike tour. Trees are interspersed with creek remnants and laying meadows and are home to animals like roe deer and hares.

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Sailing over the waters of Zeeland

Sailing over the waters of Zeeland

A must during your stay in Zeeland is sailing over the waters of Zeeland. From your holiday villa you can sail straight on the Veerse Meer that is connected with the untouched waters of Zeeland.

Did you know that the Veerse Meer offers 17 islands? Five of these islands are especially for birds, where they rest, feed and breed. On the other 12 islands you enjoy beautiful play meadows, hiking forests or a beach day with your children at the shallow shores. Visiting the uninhabited islands comes highly recommended!

Sailing tip: National Park Oosterschelde

You should not miss out on a boat tour over the Oosterschelde through the biggest and wettest National Park of the Netherlands during your stay in Zeeland! In National Park Oosterschelde you can find a continuously changing landscape with rare birds and plants due to the unique combination of fresh and salt water. You can also spot water animals such as seals and porpoises.

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Sailing tip: National Park Oosterschelde
Must visit: the historical town Veere

Must visit: the historical town Veere

Wander through the picturesque streets of the medieval town Veerse and let yourself be surprised by its unique charm. Veere is located at a 15-minute drive from the villa park and is seen as the absolute gem of Zeeland, due to the many houses, streets and monuments from the 15th and 16th Century. Dive into the rich history of the city in Museum Veere and admire the monumental Campveerse tower and the Stenen Beer that are part of the fortification of Veere. One of the most popular tourist attractions is Oma’s candy shop, which takes you back in time with over 100 types of old Dutch candy. After exploring you can settle down at one of the many charming terraces at the marina, enjoy the view over the passing boats and experience the true holiday feeling!

Experience the most amazing water activities in Zeeland

Next to sailing there are many more water sport activities to experience during your holiday in Zeeland. The Veerse Meer is a water sport paradise for surfers, canoers, wakeboarders, sailers, water-skiers and many more. Due to the calm and clear water you can also take a beautiful dive to the bottom filled with oysters.

Do you love fish? Throw out your line directly from the jetty of your villa and fish for brown trout, Antillean Grackle and rainbow trout or sail on the water for even more fish. To fish from your jetty you need a fishing pass.

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Enjoy a challenging game of golf in Zeeland

Enjoy a challenging game of golf in Zeeland

If you love golf, you should not miss out on a visit to the De Goese Golf golf course. This challenging 18-hole Championship Course is located at a 25-minute drive from Dormio Harbour Village and was designed by Donald Steel. From the yellow tees the Championship Course is over 6.1 kilometers long and thereby one of the longest courses in the Netherlands! Enjoy a beautiful park lane where the water of the Oosterschelde flows on more than 10 holes and admire the view over the landscape of Zeeland.

The golf course De Zeeuwsche in Middelburg at a 10-minute drive is also worthwhile. This 9-hole golf course offers various challenges with changing holes and many water features where you can swing from both the water and the grass.

Go on a seal safari

A seal safari is an unforgettable activity for young and old! You sail over the waters of Zeeland alone or with a guide to go looking for these beautiful water animals. There are various spots where you can regularly see seals, like the mussel banks at Neeltje Jans, in the Oosterschelde, at the pier or the Piet Heinkade in Vlissingen or at the beach pass Jan van Renesse weg in Renesse. Extraordinary to experience!

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Discover the versatile port town Vlissingen

Discover the versatile port town Vlissingen

The versatile town Vlissingen is located at only 15 minutes by car from Dormio Harbour Village. Discover the contrast of the ancient city center from the Golden Age and the industrial new part of town from the 21st Century. Walk along the boulevard for a day of shopping, culinary enjoyment with a view of the sea or admire boats that pass by. If you want to dive into the maritime history of Zeeland, then a visit to the MuZEEum is definitely worthwhile! Get to know the extraordinary stories of naval heroes like Michiel de Ruyter and admire a fascinating collection of almost 20.000 items covering maritime history. Do you love art? Follow the art route through the port town where you come across public artworks or visit Panorama Walcheren with 9 paintings up to 3 meters high and 14.4 meters wide.

Visit the seaside towns in Zeeland

Visit the seaside towns in Zeeland

In Zeeland you can find amazing sand beaches with a lot of sun. Perfect for a day at the beach! One of the oldest coastal towns in the Netherlands is Domburg. This former painter’s town at a 25-minute drive offers wide beaches, an interesting culinary offer, and many wellness establishments.

Zoutelande is located at a 25-minute drive and is also definitely worthwhile. This beloved coastal town is known for the song by BLØF with the same name, the southern beach with the most hours of sun, one of the highest dunes in the Netherlands, a charming center and many beach establishments.

Immerse yourself in the world of oysters

Do you want to immerse yourself in the world of shellfish and crustaceans and get to know everything about oysters? Visit the Oesterkwekerij in Yerseke, located at a 30-minute drive from Dormio Harbour Village. Step into the water and experience a day in the historical oyster pits. Discover how the oysters grow during a tour and explore the tasting garden to get to know the pure produce from Zeeland. You can also take a workshop to learn how to chuck oysters and enjoy a tasty lunch with shellfish and crustaceans. Taste this unique adventure in Zeeland!

Did you know that the Veerse Meer acts as one of the farming areas of the Oesterkwekerij?

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Dive into the world of the water at Deltapark Neeltje Jans

Dive into the world of the water at Deltapark Neeltje Jans

At Deltapark Neeltje Jans both young and old experience an unforgettable adventure! This park is located in the Oosterscheldekring at a 30-minute drive from Dormio Harbour Village. Discover the biggest storm surge barrier in the world and enter the Delta Experience & Ramp ‘53 where you learn everything about the force of water in a 4D animation. You can also visit the Water & Fun park with many water attractions for the whole family. During a discovery tour through the biggest saltwater aquarium of Zeeland you can admire the various tropical sharks and fish like the white tip reef shark or the clown fish. Have you always wanted to swim among sharks? This is also possible at Deltapark Neeltje Jans!

Visit various events in Zeeland

Visit various events in Zeeland

On the peninsula Walcheren there are various events being organized every year that are definitely worth a visit! We have lined up the events for you:

  • Nazomerfestival, Middelburg – 23-31 August 2024
  • Film by the Sea, Vlissingen – 6-15 September 2024
  • Jazz by the Sea, Domburg – 19-22 September 2024
  • Bevrijdingsfestival, Vlissingen - 5 May 2025
More fun excursions in the surrounding area of Arnemuiden:

More fun excursions in the surrounding area of Arnemuiden:

  • Go on a walk with Alpacas at Alpaca Zeeland in Nieuwdorp
  • Go on a journey with a real steam train at Stichting Stoomtrein Goes-Borsele in Goes
  • Enjoy a day in the mini jungle of Berkenhof Tropical Zoo in Kwadendamme
  • Experience a cozy family excursion at amusement park Mini Mundi in Middelburg
  • Follow a tour at the brewery of Slot Oostende in Goes
  • Get to know everything about the Second World War at Bevrijdingsmusuem Zeeland in Nieuwdorp
  • Dive into the history of the Watersnoodramp at the Watersnoodmuseum in Ouwekerk
Stay at a waterfront holiday villa in Zeeland

Stay at a waterfront holiday villa in Zeeland

Do you want to enjoy all the beauty that Arnemuiden and its surrounding area have to offer? Stay in one of the luxurious holiday villas at Dormio Harbour Village where you can fully unwind after your excursion. The perfect base for a discovery tour on the peninsula Walcheren, the Veerse Meer and the surrounding area!