Pop-up camping in your own country- the vacation trend of 2022

Pop-up camping in your own country- the vacation trend of 2022

Will you be camping at Beachcamp De Lakens this year? Indeed, the vacation trend of 2022 is a laidback pop-up campsite in our own country. And with summer approaching we are all looking for a suitable vacation destination anyway. Many Dutch people choose for a vacation in their own country.

And with that, there is more and more choice in pop-up camping or glamping.

What is a pop-up campsite and in your own country?

Now that everything is opening up again, we dare to start thinking about the summer holidays as well. More and more people have discovered the beauty of the Netherlands in recent years. And stay close to home this summer. How about a place with the sound of the sea in the background.

There is more and more choice in pop-up campsites and glampings. Like Beachcamp De Lakens, a luxurious ready-to-go surf camp that will be built in the Bloemendaal dunes for the second time this year. This pop-up campsite brings the ultimate laidback vacation feeling to the Netherlands.

Green light for a second season

Pop-up camping and glamping proved to be an ideal tool for the tourism and events industry last year. The concept could respond to the sharp increase in demand for healthy vacation spots in the Netherlands. At the same time, it offered a great opportunity to keep employees of cancelled festivals employed. A surprising collection of new addresses emerged at unique Dutch locations in the woods and along the water's edge. Beachcamp De Lakens was one of these new destinations.

The joy was great when last December the light went green: this successful pop-up surf camp may be rebuilt in the protected nature reserve behind the dunes.

Good beds, trendy beach bars

This pop-up campsite is on private property that is part of the renowned De Lakens campsite in Overveen. Relaxed 25-somethings with and without children can book a luxury teepee at the pop-up beachcamp. These are available for two persons or for up to five persons.

In these luxury tents you will find decent beds, electricity, a refrigerator and lots of atmosphere. Just to be sure, there is also a heater in the tents. The beach camp is open from mid-May to the end of August.

Glampers can visit a restaurant and wellness van at the large campsite itself. In this wellness van you can get massages and pedicures. Nearby on the beach you will find hip beach bars like Woodstock'69 and the San Blas.

© Jeroen Koornstra

Vegetarian dinners included

The experience during the first season was that parents with children more often chose the weekends to visit. While the age during the week was around thirty, especially in May and June. After all, these are the perfect months to get away from it all.

Every reservation includes a number of vegetarian dinners. You can also opt for a daily breakfast buffet.

Singer-songwriters in the dunes

Beach camp residents can pick up a surfboard and wetsuit at any time of day and walk to the sea. Those who still have much to learn can take surfing lessons on site. Kite surfing and sailing can also be nearby.

Or take it easy and choose yoga, sit in the hot tub, sway in a hammock or chill out on your terrace. Every day all kinds of activities are organized for children. ’In the evenings there are performances by singer-songwriters or movies are shown in the outdoor cinema.

Bloemendaal: the pop-up place to be

Whether pop-up glamping will be a lasting success concept? The future will tell. In the Netherlands, at least, the coming season can be fully benefited again.

At least here on the beach of Overveen. So if you are still looking for a fantastic place for the summer? Definitely consider pop-ip camping and enjoy being outdoors, socializing, the beach and the sea.