Things to do in Hellevoetsluis

There is no need to be bored in Hellevoetsluis; there is plenty to do for young and old, all year round. On this page, you will find an overview of the things to do in Hellevoetsluis. For more information about events in Hellevoetsluis, view our events calendar.

Theater Twee Hondjes is located in the Vesting of Hellevoetsluis and offers a wide programme of theatre performances all year round. It is certainly worth checking what performances will be on during your stay. For more information and an overview of current performances visit

Hellevoetsluis has its own cinema, Tivoli Theater. For more information and an overview of films currently showing, visit

Hellevoetsluis has a wide range of restaurants, spread throughout the town. If you prefer a quick bite to eat, a luxury 5-course dinner, traditional Dutch food or Eastern dishes, meat or fish... in Hellevoetsluis you will always find a restaurant to suit you. The Vesting has various restaurants and cafés, and you will also find restaurants in the shopping mall, on the Rijksstraatweg and in other parts of the town. If you are looking for a restaurant, click here for an overview of restaurants in Hellevoetsluis


During your stay in Hellevoetsluis, a visit to one of the beaches is a must. In the Vesting, beyond Cape Helius, there is a small beach on the Haringvliet, popularly known as simply ‘the little beach’, which also has play equipment for the children. If you want more space, the beaches on both sides of the Haringvlietdam are definitely worth visiting for a lovely relaxing day. And in colder weather, you can enjoy an invigorating walk along the beaches.

Swimming pool
De Eendraght swimming pool has all the facilities you would expect from a modern swimming pool. It is a pleasant, child-friendly pool, with plenty of parking space. There is a pool for competitions, a pool for swimming lessons and a recreational pool, as well as a 71 metre long slide, a diving board, Jacuzzi, swimmers bar, Turkish baths, sun beds, a toddlers’ pool, fast flow water, and much more. For more information: Swimming Pool De Eendraght.

The Struytse Hoeck shopping mall is located in the heart of Hellevoetsluis and has over 130 shops. It is not only popular with people from Hellevoetsluis, but is well known in the whole region. During your stay in Hellevoetsluis, you will certainly enjoy a visit to the Struytse Hoeck, with its diversity and wide offer of shops in the partly indoor shopping mall, central provisions and many places to enjoy a snack, meal or a drink. There are plenty of parking spaces and furthermore you can park for free. The Late Shopping Night is Friday and there is a Shopping Sunday every last Sunday of the month; with more and more shops staying open every Sunday. 

For more information: Shopping centre De Struytsenhoeck

Water sports
Hellevoetsluis has been connected to water for centuries. Due to its location on the beautiful Haringvliet inlet, Hellevoetsluis is a favourite spot for water sports enthusiasts. Many water sports enthusiasts moor their boats at Hellevoetsluis. The town has as many as 6 marinas, and the Heliushaven is by far the largest of them. The harbour entrance is very distinct – if you are coming from the east, you sail past the lighthouse. Quite soon after, you will see the large entrance to the Heliushaven. The Heliushaven Hellevoetsluis offers four possibilities: Cape Helius, Watersportvereniging Haringvliet, Watersportvereniging Hellevoetsluis and Watersportvereniging Helius. Cape Helius is a commercial marina, and the other three marinas are for associations.