Poortvliet is a village in the Dutch province of Zeeland. It is a part of the municipality of Tholen, and lies about 12 km northwest of Bergen op Zoom. Poortvliet was a separate municipality until 1971, when it was merged with Tholen. In 2001, the village of Poortvliet had 1154 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.43 km², and contained 489 residences. The statistical area "Poortvliet", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1720. Famous Russia Today correspondent Richard van Poortvliet is said to originate from Poortvliet.